California Farm Bureau Praises Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Veto of AB 616

California Farm Bureau President Jamie Johansson today applauded Gov. Gavin Newsom for vetoing Assembly Bill 616. The legislation would have allowed yearlong mail-in card-check campaigns for unionizing instead of a secret ballot election. “The California Farm Bureau is proud of our farmers, ranchers and farm workers who stood up and spoke out against AB 616 […]

Kings Canyon National Park Now Largely Closed, New Evacuation Warnings

Press release from the National Park Service and Tulare County Sheriff Large portions of Kings Canyon National Park have now been closed due to KNP Complex Fire activity, with further closures expected. Also, Sheriff Boudreaux has issued an evacuation warning for the Wilsonia area of Kings Canyon National Park in Tulare County. The closure includes: […]

COS Pharmacy Tech Program accredited by American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

College of the Sequoias (COS), Pharmacy Technician Program was approved and accredited in August 2021 by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). This prestigious accreditation for the Pharmacy Technician Program at COS was established over a three-year process and places the program as one of 22 programs in California to be accredited. The COS […]

CSET now recruiting for 2021-22 #LEAD program

The Community Services Employment Training (CSET) Youth Department is pleased to announce the recruitment for the #LEAD (Leading, Educating, Advocating, and Dedication) Program. #LEAD is a Leadership and College/Career Readiness program for high school juniors and seniors in Visalia, Tulare, Porterville, or Dinuba/Cutler-Orosi. “As #LEAD enters its ninth consecutive year, we look forward to connecting […]

Kaweah Health CEO defends hospital amidst open state investigation

This article was updated to include a comment from Kaweah Health. Kaweah Health CEO Gary Herbst defended his hospital stating that though a recent state investigation “had value,” the investigators were “incompetent” and “on a crusade.” Herbst made the remarks in a wide-ranging interview with the Valley Voice. Despite statements from Herbst and hospital officials […]