Ag In The Classroom’s 2020 “Imagine This” Student Writing Competition Underway

Aspiring young authors, writing aficionados, and students with great stories to share about agriculture have the opportunity to be published! November 1 is the deadline for California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom’s (CFAITC) annual story-writing contest. Last year, more than 1,000 stories were written and six state-winning stories were selected and published in the […]

City Council authorizes $1.2 Million for residents affected by COVID-19

The Visalia City Council has voted to authorize $1.2 million dollars in federal coronavirus funds for a new program to help those who have experienced financial hardship due to COVID-19. A portion of the City’s allocation of Community Block Development Grant Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CDBG-CV) dollars will fund the new COVID-19 […]

Cemetery to hold Avenue of Flags/Veteran’s Appreciation Day event on Nov. 11

The Visalia Public Cemetery will hold an Avenue of Flags/Veteran’s Appreciation Day event on Wednesday, Nov. 11, from 8:30am to 3:30pm. Due to COVID-19 restrictions there will be no presentation this year however the Avenue of Flags and The Cemetery District have partnered together to show appreciation for the veterans. Based on military availability a […]

Salas joins Kings County Sheriffs for groundbreaking of new headquarters

Today, Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) joined Kings County Sheriff David Robinson and community leaders to celebrate the official opening of the new Sheriff’s Headquarters in Hanford. Assemblymember Salas secured $7 million for this project as part of a public safety infrastructure package in the 2018-19 state budget, along with an additional $1.7 million for a […]