Tulare Local Health Car District Set to Emerge from Bankruptcy

A Press Release from Wheelhouse Strategies On August 16th, the Tulare Local Health Care District’s Chapter 9 Plan was approved by the United States Bankruptcy Court in Fresno. This brings the complicated, nearly two-year-old, bankruptcy filing to legal resolution. The District remains intact and able to provide healthcare services to the people of the District […]

13,000 Students to Attend COS

A Press Release from Brent Calvin Superintendent/President College of the Sequoias Over 13,000 students will attend College of the Sequoias’ three campuses this week.  While Monday starts the first day of the Fall 2019 semester, Friday provided a time for reflection for faculty, staff and administrators at College of the Sequoias. At Friday’s convocation, Superintendent/President […]

Visalia’s newest elementary school opens

A sea of green, the school’s official color, washed over the new Denton Elementary School on August 5 during its campus ribbon cutting. “Building a school is a very complex and intricate project,” said interim Visalia Unified School District (VUSD) Superintendent Tamara Ravalin as she addressed the crowd. “The completion of Denton Elementary demonstrates a […]

Latinas break glass ceiling in cancer research

When Alma Torres-Nguyen, Community Outreach Coordinator for Kaweah Delta Health Care District (KDHCD), heard there was a potential research project involving rural Latinas she didn’t just get excited, she participated in securing the funding. What piqued her interest was the fact that the study involved Central Valley Latinas with limited English, an underserved group in […]