Congressman Valadao Cosponsors DREAM Act

U.S. Congressman David G. Valadao (CA-21) is cosponsoring H.R. 3440, the DREAM Act of 2017, legislation allowing certain immigrant youth who reside in the United States to earn lawful permanent residence and American citizenship. “These young people, known as Dreamers, make significant contributions to our communities each and every day,” said Congressman Valadao. “These individuals were […]

Lilly Pimentel to be Honored with Kings County Farm Bureau’s President’s Award

Lilly Pimentel, ag teacher for Hanford Joint Union High School District, will be honored with the President’s Award at Kings County Farm Bureau’s Annual Meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 17. Annual Meeting is an opportunity to celebrate Kings County Farm Bureau’s 99 successful years advocating for agriculture and to honor those in the community that support […]

Marianna Santos Gentert promoted Tulare County Deputy Agricultural Commissioner

Former Agricultural & Standards Inspector IV, Marianna Gentert, has been promoted to the position of Deputy Agricultural Commissioner by Tulare’s Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer, Marilyn Kinoshita. She assumed office August 7, 2017. Gentert grew up in the area on a dairy farm and her father is in the hay business.She attended California State University, Fresno, graduating with […]

Photography Exhibit to Open at Heritage Art Gallery

The opening reception of “Ginny Wilson…A Blue Ridge Photography Retrospective” will take place on Thursday, September 14 at the Tulare Historical Museum’s Heritage Art Gallery from 5-7pm. Coming off the heels of her farewell photography show, Lindsay/Visalia artist Ginny Wilson returns one final time with this very special career retrospective. Born and raised in Michigan, […]

2017 Tulare County College Night at Visalia Convention Center

The Tulare County Office of Education’s annual College Night will return to the Visalia Convention Center Tuesday, September 12. Representatives from nearly 70 colleges, universities and technical schools will be in attendance to answer questions about entrance requirements, tuition and housing at their institutions. Tulare County College Night is designed for high school students and […]

Jon Duplantier Named MLB Pipeline Pitcher of the Year

The Visalia Rawhide and MLB Pipeline has announced, RHP Jon Duplantier has been named the MLB Pipeline Pitcher of the Year after posting a breakout year in his first full season of professional baseball. A third-round draft pick of the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2016 out of Rice, Duplantier led all of Minor Leauge Baseball (MiLB) with […]

COS CHAP Hosts Mariachi-Pop-Opera Event Tuesday

College of the Sequoias’ Cultural Historical Awareness Program (CHAP) is proud to host a Mariachi-Pop-Opera night, Tuesday, August 29, 7pm. in the Visalia campus Theater. Admission and parking are free; donations to CHAP are welcome. Headliners are Jenny Ponce and Rosalinda Verde with the Crawdads and Mariachi Jalisciense. Also performing will be guest performer Jacob […]