Did the Bridges of Tulare County Get an Unfair Review?

According to the American Society of Civil Engineers, out of the 664 bridges in Tulare County, 55 are “structurally deficient” and 75 are “functionally obsolete.” In the aftermath of the bridge collapse on Interstate 5 north of Seattle in May, and the 2007 collapse of a bridge in Minnesota that killed 13 people, how safe […]

Proposed Fox Marquee Promises Fireworks

The Visalia Fox Theatre will soon greet downtown visitors with an animated electronic sign on its marquee – if the theater’s staff and key supporters have their way. The proposed sign would increase Fox ticket sales by advertising upcoming events. The use of LED lighting would dramatically lower the theater’s energy costs from its current […]

Medical Office Condos Under Construction in West Visalia

Construction has started on the Sequoia Medical Center, a 52,000-square-foot, two-story medical office building at the southeast corner of Cypress Avenue and Akers Street in Visalia. Completion is expected by July 1, 2014. The building will be home to a variety of specialty medical groups, including Orthopaedic Associates Medical Clinic, Inc., and South Valley Vascular […]