Supervisor District 3 Candidates Reveal Stark Differences

On January 14 the Visalia Chamber of Commerce and Foothills Sun-Gazette hosted a candidates’ forum that posed the typical questions but whose answers illustrated a stark difference between incumbent District 3 Tulare County Supervisor Amy Shuklian and challenger Brad Maaske. Tulare County Board of Supervisors (TCBOS) District 1 challengers Robyn Stearn and Larry Micari, along […]

Tulare County Sheriff/Visalia Police Dept conduct Gang Bust Arresting 25 Gang Members

A Press Release from the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department Around 4:30 a.m. on 1/16/20, the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with the DEA, FBI and the Visalia Police Department, ended a five-month investigation into a violent gang in the northern part of Tulare County. “Operation Stray Bullet” targeted violent gang members for the last […]

Race crowded for 22nd congressional district

Three Democrats and an independent candidate are hoping to become the next congressman from California’s 22nd District. Returning for a second attempt at unseating Devin Nunes (R-Tulare) is Fresno businessman Bobby Bliatout, and he’s in the race because he once tried and failed to help Nunes improve healthcare in the 22nd District, as well as […]

Joslin resigns as Hanford Chamber director

After a period of turmoil in which the City of Hanford considered ending its service agreement with the Hanford Chamber of Commerce, Joey Joslin, the chamber’s executive director, resigned. Board member Linda Silveira replaced him as interim executive director on December 17 and the chamber is searching for a new leader. The chamber board remains […]

Tulare County supes take more steps to build housing, fight homelessness

On January 7 the Tulare County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to adopt a resolution approving $25 million in tax-exempt bonds towards the Sequoia Commons II Apartments project located at 31161 Florence Avenue in Goshen. The project will create 60 affordable rental units, including six units for regularly homeless families. According to the Program Director […]