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 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 […]

Setton Farms launches Pistachio Pub Mix

Setton Pistachio of Terra Bella, Inc., the nation’s second-largest pistachio grower and processor, is excited to announce the launch of its Pistachio Pub Mix, a new SKU in their innovative line of premium pistachio snacks. Designed to take bar snacks to the next level, this new variety combines Setton Farm’s award-winning Buffalo Wing Seasoned Pistachio […]


Visit Visalia and the Visalia Marriott Hotel at the Convention Center will host a Watch Party for the Miss America Competition Sunday, January 14, 2024. The competition, being held in Orlando, Florida, will be live-streamed by the Miss America organization at 4:00 pm pacific time and will air on screens set up at the Visalia Marriott Hotel. The public is […]