Tulare citizens erupt in protest at council meeting

   In the first Tulare City Council meeting following Tulare Mayor Carlton Jones igniting the Ag community on social media, and subsequent attempt to hose down the flames by hosting a private town hall meeting last week, hundreds of Tulare citizens and members of the Ag community showed up to make their voices heard […]

Investigation closed – Tulare PD captain, lieutenant return to work following 6+ months of paid leave

Two members of the Tulare Police Department’s command staff returned to work on May 29. Tulare Police Captain Fred Ynclan and Lieutenant Jerod Boatman are back on the job after being placed on paid administrative leave November 7 of last year. While they were under formal investigation, the reason for their being placed on leave […]

Congressman Valadao Participates in Foster Youth Shadow Day

Wednesday, May 23, 2018, U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) participated in the Congressional Foster Youth Caucus annual Foster Youth Shadow Day. Congressman David Valadao, who is a member of the Congressional Foster Youth Caucus, hosted Ms. Jessica Lopez-Jimenez of Mendota, California at the nation’s capital. During the event, Jessica had the opportunity to get […]

Tulare Mayor takes on the Ag community

This story has been updated with a comment from Interim City Manager Willard Epps. Comments by Tulare Mayor Carlton Jones have spread like wildfire after he claimed that agriculture “strips the natural resources and contaminates our ground water and air” and “causes asthma and valley fever, cancer and kills bees.” His comment’s got agricultural leaders […]