Cultural Historical Awareness Program Begins Sept. 17

Porterville College’s Cultural Historical Awareness Program (C.H.A.P.) will begin its fall schedule on September 17 (Constitution Day) with “Does Treating Students Equally Mean Treating Them the Same?” with Kern Community College District Chancellor Sandra V. Serrano. The talk will take place from 11:30am to 12:30pm in the PC Theater. The event is open to the […]

Visalia’s Waiters Race 2014 Announces Call for Racers

Racers are being sought for the 21th Annual Waiters Race, presented by Visalia Breakfast Lions Club, on Thursday, September 25, beginning at 5:15pm. People who work in the food service industry are welcome to register for this year’s event. The competition is in four divisions: Women’s Quick Service, Men’s Quick Service, Women’s Full Service and […]

Waddie Mitchell to Return to Mavericks Coffee House In Visalia on September 11

Mavericks Coffee House will present a 7pm performance by cowboy poetry pioneer Waddie Mitchell on Thursday, September 11. Mitchell has released five CDs of cowboy poetry, beginning with Lone Driftin Rider (1992), Buckaroo Poet, Waddie Mitchell Live, That No Quit Attitude and Sweat Equity (2014). His joint effort with award-winning singer-songwriter Juni Fisher on Who […]

‘Mama Durant’ to Speak at ‘Reaching Higher’ Fundraiser on September 20

“Reaching Higher,” a dinner auction featuring special guest speaker Wanda Pratt, mother of NBA superstar Kevin Durant, will be held at Tulare First Baptist Church, 1820 N. Gem St. in Tulare, beginning at 5:30pm on September 20th. “Mama Durant” will share her testimony of raising her sons in a high-risk area, how her faith kept […]