Arts Visalia to Take Art to the Streets

When one thinks of an art exhibit, one usually has an expectation of sterile gallery walls – an institutionalized, bureaucratized world where creative expression is reserved for the elite few, the indoctrinated professional artists. With “Taking Art to the Streets,” Arts Visalia looks to upset that notion a bit by involving the public directly in […]

Tulare County Job Fair Attracts ‘More Professional’ Jobseekers

Tulare County jobseekers are becoming more professional and focused, and possibly younger, according to the differing opinions of the company representatives who interacted with them at the 23rd Annual Tulare County Job Fair, hosted by Tulare County Employment Connection at the Visalia Convention Center on September 24. “They’re more professional than in previous years, in […]

EDC Receives Accreditation Recognition

Brett Doney, president and CEO of the Great Falls (Montana) Development Authority, representing the International Economic Development Council, formally presented the Economic Development Corporation serving Tulare County with the recognition as an Accredited Economic Development Organization, having successfully completed its third reaccreditation process. The EDC is one of the longest standing AEDO’s, having first been […]

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 […]