City of Porterville to Deliver State of the City Address at Porterville Chamber’s First Friday Coffee for December

The City of Porterville will again proudly sponsor Porterville Chamber’s “First Friday Coffee” event on Friday, December 1, 2023, beginning at 7:00 AM. The event will take place at the newly-relocated Eagle Mountain Casino located at 1850 West Street, Porterville, CA. Mayor Martha A. Flores will deliver the 2023 State of the City Address, which […]

Pipeline Work Coming to Northwest Visalia

Travelers heading through the Riggin Avenue and American Street intersection will soon be guided by flaggers as crews begin work on Monday, November 27. Crews will be installing a sanitary sewer pipeline that will serve the future development of the northwest corner of Riggin Avenue and Plaza Drive in Visalia’s growing Industrial Park. “The work […]

Fresno Yosemite International Airport Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Tips

Airports nationwide, including Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT), will be busy during the Thanksgiving travel period, which begins Friday, November 17 and concludes on Tuesday, November 28. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) projects the busiest days during the 12-day travel period are the Tuesday and Wednesday prior to Thanksgiving and the Sunday afterward. Passengers are encouraged […]

Floodwaters on farms help boost aquifers

The historically wet winter early this year motivated greater adoption of a water management strategy known as flood-managed aquifer recharge, or flood-MAR, in which excess flood flows are diverted onto farmland to boost depleted groundwater aquifers. “We knew from the previous year, even in intense drought years, we have opportunities with these big storm events […]