Building Permits Continue to Increase

Tulare County officials announced last week that building permit requests for residential housing in the county soared during the recently completed fiscal year 2013-14, and the value of construction permits issued increased as well. “During the last 12 months, the county has issued 66% more permits for single family homes in the unincorporated areas,” said […]

Deborah Sierra to Replace Donnette Silva Carter as Porterville Chamber President/CEO

The Porterville Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has announced the impending resignation of long-time Chamber President/CEO Donnette Silva Carter, effective July 31st. Carter has served as the organization’s executive for over 17 years. Previously, she worked as executive director with the American Diabetes Association and the American Cancer Society. Carter will relocate to Hollister […]

EDC Reaccredited by International Economic Development Council

The International Economic Development Council (IEDC) announced on June 2nd that the Tulare County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) has once again been recognized as one of 41 economic development organizations accredited by IEDC as an Accredited Economic Development Organization (AEDO). Originally accredited in 2001, the organization was reaccredited by IEDC following three successful years of […]