Tulare County medical providers prescribing controversial ivermectin treatment

Dr. Daria Majzoubi, MD who owns Maj Medical Clinic in Visalia is currently prescribing Ivermectin to his patients. He refers to it as “an anecdotal treatment method.” “I want to be completely clear, this treatment is not something someone should consider a cure, but they shouldn’t write it off completely. Getting the vaccine is still […]

USDA Forest Service Temporarily Closing All California National Forests for Public Safety

To better provide public and firefighter safety due to the ongoing California wildfire crisis, USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region is announcing a temporary closure of all National Forests in California. This closure will be in effect from Aug. 31, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. through September 17, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. This order does not […]

Tulare County Board of Supervisors Approves County Interim Plan

With a unanimous vote, the Tulare County Board of Supervisors approved the County of Tulare ARPA Interim Recovery Plan at their August 24, 2021 meeting, held at 6:30 p.m. in the Tulare County Board Chambers. “The American Rescue Plan Act funding provides a unique opportunity for the County to complete transformative projects and programs with the […]

Letter of Complaint Filed in Hanford against Brieno for Inappropriate Comments

Rayvn Cullor, a reporter for a five-day-a-week newspaper, filed a complaint against besieged Council Member Art Brieno for ‘inappropriate’ comments following a July 21 interview, according to a copy of the complaint filed with the City of Hanford. The alleged comments were ironic because the topic of the interview was Brieno’s interactions with Darlene Mata, […]

FDA Approves COVID-19 Vaccine

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine has been known as the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, and will now be marketed as Comirnaty (koe-mir’-na-tee), for the prevention of COVID-19 disease in individuals 16 years of age and older. The vaccine also continues to be available under emergency use authorization […]