Valley Oaks Golf Course becomes first CA golf course designated a Certified Autism Center

Valley Oaks Golf Course has become the first golf course in California to be designated a Certified Autism Center™(CAC). This follows Visit Visalia who became the first California destination marketing organization to be designated a CAC. The CAC designation is awarded by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES) to organizations that […]

Holiday cheer in Porterville — and more reasons to receive the COVID-19 vaccine

The holidays will be festive and rewarding for community members seeking to receive a 1st, 2nd or Booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Upcoming vaccination opportunities in the month of December include the Children’s Christmas Parade, Porterville’s last Vaccine Roundup of the year, and the Christmas Polar Express Drive Thru at Porterville College. At each […]

Adventist Health family medicine physician receives “40 Under 40” recognition

An online business publication has recognized Adventist Health family medicine physician Jyothi Patri, MD, MHA, FAAFP, HDMC, as one of 40 outstanding business professionals in Central California’s private and public sectors who are under the age of 40. These rising young stars, according to Business Street Online, “have demonstrated a strong work ethic, and are […]