Three Rivers hotel plan moves forward

After three years of planning, the start of construction of a 185-room hotel complex in Three Rivers appears to be just months away, says Mike Washam, associate director of the Tulare County Resource Management Agency (RMA). A preliminary site plan submitted to the RMA earlier this year places the proposed hotel complex–the Sequoia Resort and […]

Kaweah Delta graduates resident physicians

There are more doctors taking care of people living in Tulare County thanks to Kaweah Delta’s residency program and on Thursday, June 13, that number grew as the program graduated its fourth class of physicians. Thirty physicians graduated during Kaweah Delta’s commencement ceremony in Visalia. The graduates included Dries Van Dyk, D.O. and Christopher Schaefer, […]

Hilti Grand Opening in Visalia Industrial Park

Visalia mayor Bob Link was joined by vice president of logistics Patrick O’Connell, general manager of western North America and Chief Financial Officer Peter Andersen, employees and locals for the grand opening of Hilti’s new distribution center in the Industrial Park in north Visalia early Wednesday, June 19. Hilti is a multinational corporation that was […]

TJ Cox Celebrates Congress’ Passing Dreamer Act

Dear Friends, This week I was proud to join my colleagues in voting for the passage of  H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act, a bill that will provide a pathway to permanent legal status for our Dreamers, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) residents who contribute to – and strengthen our […]

D-Day Veteran among Special Guests at Veterans Event hosted by Senate Republican Leader Grove

Local Visalia resident and D-Day veteran Vito Mastrangelo shared his harrowing experience of the invasion of Normandy to a crowd of veterans and their families at a Veterans breakfast hosted by Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield). Veterans and their families packed the Veterans Memorial Building in Visalia for the appreciation event. Other special guests who were […]

Sierra View continues upward trend in patient safety

Sierra View Medical Center (SVMC) was given a third consecutive ‘B’ from the Leapfrog Group’s Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes SVMC’s continued efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the United States. “Patient safety is always a top priority for us and we’ve consistently been working towards gaining […]

Lemoore City Councilwoman Blair arrested

Lemoore City Councilwoman Holly Blair was arrested Wednesday afternoon by Lemoore police on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, child endangerment, resisting arrest, and reckless driving. Blair was elected to represent Lemoore’s District E in 2016. Lemoore Police Chief Darrell Smith, during a press conference, stated that Blair drove her SUV into the rear […]