New Allegations Made Against Sheriff’s Department

This month, letters were sent to Acting Tulare County Sheriff Mike Boudreaux, the California Department of Justice and Fair Practices Commission, Tulare County Counsel Kathleen Bales-Lange, the Tulare County Board of Supervisors and County Administrative Officer Jean Rousseau, Tulare County Human Resources Department Director Rhonda Sjostrom, Tulare County District Attorney Tim Ward, and the Tulare […]

First-Ever Tulare Sci-Fi Con Planned for March 29

The Twin Suns, in association with the Tulare Library Foundation, will present Tulare Sci-Fi Con at the International AgriCenter, 4500 S. Laspina St., Tulare, from 10am to 6pm on Saturday, March 29. The event is a fundraiser to benefit the Tulare Library Children’s Section. The science fiction convention is believed to be the first of […]

Tulare County District Attorney Candidates Participate in Forum

Tulare County District Attorney Tim Ward and his challenger, former Deputy District Attorney Ralph Kaelble, participated in a February 23 candidates’ forum in Porterville, hosted by El Centro Mexicano American Latino. The event was a question-and-answer exchange between the audience and the candidates. In response to the first question, a request that each candidate introduce […]

Shelton Declares Candidacy for Tulare County’s 5th District

Outspoken Porterville City Council Member Greg Shelton has declared his candidacy for Tulare County’s Fifth District Supervisorial seat. Shelton is 52, single and self-employed with real estate interests. He says he “lives a spartan existence.” His involvement in local government started when he wanted to buy an abandoned railroad property adjacent to property he owned. […]

Candidate Ralph Kaelble Seeks to Make Changes in D.A.’s Office

In a political race that already has more than its fair share of drama, Tulare County District Attorney candidate Ralph Kaelble has the endorsement of the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department, the Tulare County Corrections Association and police officer associations in Visalia, Exeter, Lindsay and Dinuba. “It is a difficult move to back a challenger against […]