Farmers expected to get increased water allocations

Winter storms that bolstered the Sierra Nevada snowpack and added to California reservoirs prompted federal and state water managers to announce increases in anticipated water allocations for the 2023 growing season. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation last week announced an initial allocation of 35% of contracted water supplies for agricultural customers south of the Sacramento-San […]

Warming center open and serving homeless population

According to a 2022 Point-In-Time count, there are 4,216 people experiencing homelessness in Tulare County, 2,338 of whom are unsheltered. Over half of the homeless are left to sleep outside in the 30° weather experiencing freezing discomfort and risking hypothermia. But there is a shelter in Visalia for those in need. Located at 701 East Race […]

Emergency Repair of a Sanitary Sewer Main on Bridge St. in Visalia Starts Tomorrow

Sanitary sewer work is scheduled to begin Wednesday, March 1, 2023, weather permitting, at Bridge Street, south of Noble Avenue, for emergency repairs to the sanitary sewer main. “The sewer work will occur in two phases for a total of three days,” shared Orlando Rosales, Engineering Technician. “For the first phase, traffic will be flagged around the work […]

Operation Nightmare” Continues: Dozens of Gang Members Behind Bars, Illegal Guns & Drugs Seized During Four-Day Detail

As part of the ongoing investigation into the Goshen Massacre on January 16th, which prompted “Operation Nightmare”, the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office TAGNET unit organized a multi-agency Probation and Parole Detail. Officers from the Visalia Police Department, Dinuba Police Department, Tulare Police Department, Woodlake Police Department, Farmersville Police Department, Exeter Police Department, Lindsay Police Department, […]

Tulare Hospital Board Announces New CEO

This article was updated 2/24/23 at 2:48pm Following a public recruitment and interview process, the Tulare Local Healthcare District Board of Directors has appointed Randy Dodd as the new District Chief Executive Officer. Dodd is the former President of Adventist Health-Tulare, and was largely responsible for reopening the hospital in record time. Adventist Health leased […]