Poetry Live! competition February 2

February 2, 6:00 p.m., Arts Consortium, 340 E. Oak Ave., Suite 112, Visalia On Friday, February 2, the Tulare County Poetry Live! competition will be held in downtown Visalia at the Arts Consortium at 340 East Oak Avenue. The public is invited to enjoy live poetry recited by the top students in the county. Poetry […]

Angel Ruiz Stands in Solidarity with Farmersville Teachers, Students, and Their Families for Fair Wages

Angel Ruiz, candidate for Assembly District 33, extends his wholehearted support and solidarity to the teachers, students, and their families of Farmersville in their pursuit of fair wages and improved working conditions. Join Ruiz in standing with the Farmersville Teachers Association “Support Our Teachers” at a picket in front of the Farmersville Unified School District […]

Ric Grenell, Kash Patel – Trump administration national security alumni – endorse Sheriff Mike Boudreaux for Congress

Tulare County Sheriff Mike Boudreaux has won the support of former U.S. Ambassador and acting Director of National Intelligence Richard “Ric” Grenell and former Deputy Director of National Intelligence Kash Patel in his bid for the 20th Congressional district. Grenell is an American diplomat who most recently served as Acting Director of National Intelligence in […]

Healthy reservoir levels offset scant snowpack depths

Unlike early 2023, when nonstop atmospheric river storms built a deep Sierra Nevada snowpack, replenished depleted reservoirs and flooded parts of California, snowfall and rain is sharply diminished so far this year. But state water officials say there is plenty of winter left to accumulate more snow and precipitation. California Department of Water Resources State […]

Public invited to grand opening of inclusive playground at Mooney Grove

Tulare County Parks was one of six recipients of the Grants for Community Integration for Children and Adolescents awarded by The Department of Developmental Services (DDS). The grant amount of $450,000 was used to purchase Inclusive Playground equipment for children and adolescents with access and functional needs and has been installed at Mooney Grove Park. […]

Sequoia Shuttle reservations now open

As a true “Gateway to the Sequoias,” the City of Visalia has offered affordable transportation to the Sequoia National Park via the Sequoia Shuttle service since 2007. This year, residents and visitors from all over the world can plan ahead when visiting Sequoia National Park and make a reservation via the online system at www.sequoiashuttle.com. Operated by […]

Farmers look to automate transplanting

With farm labor costs increasing and worker availability shrinking, growers continue to look to automation and robotics to do jobs traditionally done by people. In vegetable farming, equipment commonly used to plant delicate seedlings still requires a crew. Manufacturers of fully automated transplanters want to change that, and early adopters such as Yolo County farmer […]

$5m grant awarded to help farmers enhance pollinator habitat in citrus groves

The California Farm Bureau and its partners have received $5 million from the California Department of Food and Agriculture to implement climate-smart farming practices in citrus groves in 11 counties. The project, which is part of CDFA’s Pollinator Habitat Program, will focus on hedgerow planting, carbon sequestration and soil management practices, all of which create […]

Fresno County, Clovis leaders endorse Sheriff Mike Boudreaux for Congress

Tulare County Sheriff Mike Boudreaux has earned a new wave of endorsements from Fresno County, including the support of a majority of the Fresno County Board of Supervisors. Endorsing Sheriff Boudreaux for the 20th Congressional District: Fresno County Sheriff John Zanoni – A 27-year career law enforcement officer who spent his entire career with the […]