Local Author Shares History and Photographs of Tulare in New Book

The newest addition to Arcadia Publishing’s “Images of America” series is Tulare from local author Sésar A. Carreño. The book, released on Monday, boasts more than 200 vintage images of the early days of Tulare. Tulare was originally founded by the Southern Pacific Railroad as the terminal for its southern division. The railroad billed Tulare […]

Two-Year Study Reveals Drinking Water Issues in Disadvantaged Local Communities

A two-year grassroots effort to engage residents in small South Valley communities regarding drinking water and wastewater issues came to an end with the final meeting of the Kings Basin Disadvantaged Communities Pilot Project Study last month. The study was conducted by the Kings Basin Water Authority, a regional water agency comprised of more than […]

Beware These Telemarketing Schemes and Scams

Telemarketing has become an extremely popular way to contact numerous potential customers quickly and easily in an effort to sell a variety of products and services. Home improvements, security systems, insurance policies, light bulbs and newspaper and magazine subscriptions are examples of products sold by the telephone. You may be contacted due to past purchases […]

City of Visalia, Community Partners Launch ‘Help the Homeless’ Campaign

The city of Visalia, in collaboration with faith-based, service provider and business community partners launched an awareness campaign December 1st entitled “Change That Counts – Help Those Who Help the Homeless.” The campaign will use a variety of different mediums – a website, social media outlets, flyers, bus billboards, and presentations – to encourage individuals […]