State Water Resource Control Board Plans to Cut Back Delta Water for Ag

On March 14, Kings County Farm Bureau (KCFB) sent a letter to Tom Howard, executive director of the California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) demanding that he reconsider the board’s proposal to seize century-long water rights from farmers. “This decision will have grave consequences on Central Valley communities,” reads the letter signed by KCFB […]

How to Present Your Home to Prospective Buyers

So, you’ve finally chosen a Realtor to list your home—now what? Most Realtors will guide you through the home selling process with organization and timeliness. Occasionally, though, details are overlooked. Beyond the paperwork needing to be completed, there is now a necessity to prepare your home for newfound attention. Photographs, open houses, and showings are […]

AutoZone Grand Opening Launches Earlimart’s White River Plaza

The nation’s newest AutoZone opened its doors in White River Plaza, located at the northeastern corner of Avenue 56 (Sierra Highway) and CA State Route 99 in Earlimart. The 7,500-square-foot building was the site of a ribbon-cutting ceremony on December 12. “AutoZone is the country’s largest retailer of automotive aftermarket products with more than 4,800 […]

American Dream Still Alive for Young Renters

Despite the financial toll the recent financial crisis has had on Americans, renters continue to hold homeownership in high esteem, and it remains a goal for the majority of them, according to the California Association of Realtors (C.A.R.) “2013 Renter Survey.” Nearly three-quarters of renters rated homeownership as “important,” and more than half of renters […]

Covered California Launches Self-Service Website for Small Businesses

On December 2, Covered California officially launched the full self-enrollment function of the Small Business Health Options (SHOP) online marketplace. This new function on the Covered California website will enable small businesses to fully enroll for coverage that may begin as early as January 1. “Small businesses now have new options to provide more choice […]