Westlands awarded $1.6m WaterSMART grant from Bureau of Reclamation

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has announced that Westlands Water District was awarded a $1,609,000 grant from Reclamation’s WaterSMART Fiscal Year 2021 Water and Energy Efficiency Grant Program. The grant was awarded to fund the District’s Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Project, which will retrofit 760 manually read groundwater well meters with advanced, automated metering devices that […]

Visalia City Council, planning commission, mull homeless options

The Visalia City Council met Monday, March 15, to receive an official presentation from Salt+Light and Self-Help Enterprises on their joint project to create a neighborhood village in Goshen for the chronically homeless. The presentation was met with high praise across the board. But the same cannot be said about Wednesday’s joint city council meeting […]

Bribery Case Involving Hanford City Council Deepens

Copyright 2021 Hanford-Lemoore Future HANFORD –    Within days of the Valley Voice and Hanford – Lemoore Future publishing articles that allege Mayor Francisco Ramirez and Councilman Art Brieno took bribes from auto repair shop owner Richard Aguilar, incriminating Facebook pictures on their accounts were removed. The Hanford-Lemoore Future obtained copies of the removed pictures from […]