Fitch Removes Rating Watch Negative for Tulare Regional Medical Center

Fitch Ratings has affirmed the ‘B’ rating on $15,230,000 series 2007 fixed-rate bonds issued by the Tulare Local Health Care District doing business as Tulare Regional Medical Center (TRMC). The Rating Watch Negative has been removed and the Rating Outlook is Stable. The removal from Rating Watch Negative reflects growing progress on construction plans achieved […]

Arcadis U.S. to Oversee Next Phase of High-Speed Rail Construction

The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors announced last week that Arcadis U.S., Inc., was awarded the project and construction management contract for Construction Package 2-3 (CP 2-3), which will extend more than 60 miles from East American Avenue in Fresno south to approximately one mile north of the Tulare-Kern County line. The route […]

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 […]