Westlands responds to Bureau of Reclamation actions

In response to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation’s (Reclamation) announcement that the initial allocation for South-of-Delta agricultural repayment and water service contractors is 5%, Tom Birmingham, Westlands general manager, today issued the following statement: “Today’s announcement is no surprise given current hydrologic conditions and regulations that restrict operations of the Central Valley Project, but it […]

Tulare Union High School named semi-finalist in $2m national STEM contest

Selected from a nationwide pool of applicants, Tulare Union High School in Tulare, California was named one of 75 Semi-Finalists in the 11th annual Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest, a program that encourages 6th-12th grade students to solve real-world issues in their community using classroom skills in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).  Tulare Union […]

American Airlines adds summer route from Fresno to Chicago O’Hare

American Airlines plans to expand access between Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT) and the Midwest with summer service to Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) beginning June 3, through September 6, 2021.  Operated with a mainline aircraft, the once daily flight departs Fresno at 6:35 a.m. arriving in Chicago at 12:32 p.m. For travelers flying beyond […]

Hanford City Council Censures Brieno

The Hanford City Council Tuesday censured City Councilman Art Brieno for sexual harassment of a city employee in a tension-packed meeting where council members and the general public harshly criticized Brieno for his conduct. Brieno admitted mistakes but defended his right to question the employee’s actions toward his constituents. The most biting criticism came from […]

Accessibility in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: Short Film Series Released Online

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks News Release Across the nation, National Park Service sites are working to improve access for people with disabilities. In recent years, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks have modified many trails, features, and facilities to make them more accessible and comfortable for all visitors. To promote and share information […]

Tulare County Ramps Up COVID Vaccination Efforts

A Press Release from Tulare County Health and Human Services. Healthcare Providers, Pharmacies, and OptumServe NOW Offering Vaccine to those Eligible in Tier 1 of Phase 1B As more vaccine supply is delivered to Tulare County, area healthcare providers, pharmacy partners, and state-sponsored OptumServe locations join Tulare County Public Health in getting eligible residents throughout […]