TCOE Students Perform Into the Woods and Winnie the Pooh Kids

Students in Tulare County Office of Education’s Theatre Company are preparing for the program’s annual spring musical – a production full of familiar children’s storybook characters. Beginning Thursday, April 30, audiences can enjoy “two productions in one” with first- through sixth-grade students performing the adorable Winnie the Pooh Kids, while middle and high school students […]

Clarinetist Extraordinaire Headlines Jazzaffair

“Jazz for the Generations…A Family Affair” themes the 42nd annual Jazzaffair in Three Rivers, April 10 – 12, featuring 14 bands from seven states sponsored by Sierra Traditional Jazz Club. Jazzaffair is the longest-running traditional jazz festival west of the Mississippi. The spotlight is shared by Three Rivers’ own nationally acclaimed High Sierra Jazz Band […]

Deanna Saldana Presents “Portraits in Pencil”

The South Valley Artists’ Studio Tour features artists in Lindsay, Exeter, Woodlake, Springville, Porterville and Three Rivers, Friday-Sunday, March 20-22. Those on the tour will find a different “look” in Lindsay with two studios open; that of Ginny Wilson’s Blue Ridge Photography, and the second, the studio of Merary Lopez at Healthy Start, an organization […]

South Valley Artists Display Work for Weekend of March 20-22

The South Valley Artists’ Studio Tour features artists in Lindsay, Exeter, Woodlake, Springville, Porterville and Three Rivers, Friday-Sunday, March 20-22. Those on the tour will find a different “look” in Lindsay with two studios open; that of Ginny Wilson’s Blue Ridge Photography, and the second, the studio of Merary Lopez at Healthy Start, an organization […]

The Growth of a Champion

The 2014-15 Mission Oak girls basketball team was not expected to do what it did this year–win the 2015 Division III Valley championship over Fresno High at Selland Arena. This is an accomplishment that possibly wasn’t expected until next season by these Hawks. Head coach Dave Caetano admitted that this team was supposed to be […]

Porterville Resident Among Leadership Farm Bureau Class Members

Intensive leadership training and a focus on issues affecting California farmers and ranchers lie ahead for the 10 people chosen for the 2015 class of the Leadership Farm Bureau program. The Class of 2015 was formally introduced today during the annual California Farm Bureau Federation Leaders Conference in Sacramento. Leadership Farm Bureau is a leadership-development […]

Valencia Orange Production Forecast 20 Million Cartons

The March 2014-15 Valencia orange forecast is 20 million cartons. The March 10 National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) forecast was based on the results of the 2014-15 Valencia Orange Objective Measurement (O.M.) Survey, which was conducted from January 16 to February 14, 2015. Estimated fruit set per tree, fruit diameter, trees per acre, bearing acreage, […]