New sweet treat to be available at Tulare County Fair drive-thru

The Tulare County Fair’s line-up of sweet treats is now even sweeter, with the addition of BOSS Burger’s bacon churro cheeseburger. The drive-thru fair will be open Friday, Sept. 18, through Sunday, Sept. 20, from noon to 10 p.m. daily. Traditional fair food items, including churros, cotton candy and corndogs, will be available. Families can […]

Visalia Convention Center commits to GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation Program

The Visalia Convention Center has committed to achieving the Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC) STAR™ accreditation, the gold standard for prepared facilities. Under the guidance of GBAC, a Division of the International Sanitary Supply Association (ISSA) the worldwide cleaning industry association, the Convention Center will implement the most stringent protocols for cleaning, disinfection and infectious […]

Junior Fair Board members learning leadership and more

The Tulare County Fair each year selects students from throughout the county to participate in the Junior Fair Board. The experience provides training and development of high school students in the areas of leadership, community organization and fair operations, explained CEO Dena Rizzardo. “The students must meet specific requirements, including their school grade point average […]

Volaris expands service between Fresno and Mexico

Ultra low-cost carrier Volaris plans to expand its international presence at Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT) with the launch of nonstop, year-round service to Mexico City (MEX), the capital of Mexico, beginning November 12, 2020.  Twice-weekly flights to Mexico City adds a forth destination operated by Volaris between California’s Central Valley and Mexico, which also […]

Bird House Auction moves online

Due to the on-going concern regarding the spread of the coronavirus, Habitat for Humanity of Tulare/Kings Counties has made the difficult decision to cancel the live Birdhouse Auction scheduled for August 28th and instead all the wonderful custom birdhouses, dog houses and community donations will be featured in an ONLINE auction. The page is in […]

Arts Visalia extends “Layers of Place” and “California Farm and Foothill” exhibitions

Arts Visalia is extending its July exhibit featuring Matthew Rangel and Paul Buxman! In order to provide the community with a better opportunity to experience Layers of Place: Matthew Rangel and California Farm and Foothill: Paul Buxman, these exhibits will remain at Arts Visalia through September 25th, 2020. Arts Visalia hopes to have the gallery […]