Edison Invests $25,000 in COS’ STEM Scholarship Program

Edison International presented the College of the Sequoias with a $25,000 investment in the STEM Scholarship Program. STEM stands for the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields of study offered by the COS. Graduates from these fields are often recruited for employment opportunities within Edison International. COS students continuing at COS or transferring to four-year […]

Cal Water Partners with Local Organizations to Brighten Holidays for Needy

As part of its continuing effort to improve the quality of life in the communities it serves, California Water Service Company (Cal Water) presented contributions of $2,500 to the Visalia Rescue Mission, the Wounded Warriors Project and the Visalia Emergency Aid Council, through the company’s “Operation Gobble” program to help make the Holiday season better […]

Nunes Appointed Intelligence Chair

On November 17, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) announced that Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA-22) will chair the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence in the 114th Congress: “Today we face a sophisticated and determined terrorist enemy that is intent on killing more and more Americans, not to mention innocents around the globe. We also face rogue states like Iran and North Korea that continue to thumb their noses […]

Office of Emergency Services Reports 784 Private Well Failures in Tulare County

Through the week of November 3, the Tulare County Office of Emergency Services (OES) reported the failure of 784 private wells, most located in and around east Porterville. The Tulare County Board of Supervisors heard a presentation by OES Manager Andrew Lockman during their regular meeting on October 21. The presentation was focused on steps […]

Veterans Day Events

Veterans Day, November 11, is set aside to thank and honor all men and women who served honorably in the military. In fact, Veterans Day is largely intended to thank living Veterans for their service, to acknowledge that their contributions to our national security are appreciated, and to underscore the fact that all those who […]