Congressmen Demand Action to Increase California Water Supplies

“It continues to be unacceptable that our constituents do not get the water they contract and pay for in full,” said Congressman Kevin McCarthy, after sending a letter to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker demanding they take action to increase water supplies for Central and Southern California. “Our state needs an […]

Another Close Shave

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the manse not a creature was stirring, not even the ants. Instructions were spread on the floor in Chinese, in hopes that assembly would happen with ease. The presents were piled by the tree in a heap, each one to be wrapped while the kids were asleep. […]

American Dream Still Alive for Young Renters

Despite the financial toll the recent financial crisis has had on Americans, renters continue to hold homeownership in high esteem, and it remains a goal for the majority of them, according to the California Association of Realtors (C.A.R.) “2013 Renter Survey.” Nearly three-quarters of renters rated homeownership as “important,” and more than half of renters […]

Tulare County Rest Area Receives Environmental Certification

As part of its effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save taxpayer money, Caltrans announced that the Philip S. Raine Roadside Rest Area on SR 99 in Tulare County has received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification, the highest possible environmental rating by the United State Green Building Council (USGBC). […]

Kaweah Delta ‘Center of Excellence’ in Minimally Invasive Gynecology

Kaweah Delta Medical Center has been designated as a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology (COEMIG) by the AAGL and Surgical Review Corporation. The AAGL promotes minimally invasive gynecologic surgery among surgeons worldwide. The designation follows an intensive on-site survey of multiple inpatient departments conducted earlier this year. The COEMIG program sets standards for […]