The Department of Homeland Security Warns Americans of Possible Attacks by Violent Extremists

The Acting Secretary of Homeland Security has issued a National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin due to a heightened threat environment across the United States, which DHS believes will persist in the weeks following the successful Presidential Inauguration.  Information suggests that some ideologically-motivated violent extremists with objections to the exercise of governmental authority and the […]

Hanford Councilmember Art Brieno Abruptly Resigns

In a shocking move Councilman Art Brieno, under fire for comments he allegedly made about Darlene Mata, Hanford Community Development Director, resigned Tuesday night. Hanford was holding a continuation of their special meeting that started Friday night. Brieno’s resignation leaves more questions than answers about what happened and why. “It’s a very difficult time,” he […]

Tulare County Establishes Senior Citizen Hotline for COVID Vaccine Information

Vaccine Supply is LIMITED – Residents Urged to Complete COVID Vaccine Interest Form and Do Not Call Vaccine Clinic Locations – A press release from TCHHSA The COVID Vaccine supply remains LIMITED, and Tulare County does not have enough vaccine supply to vaccinate all who are currently eligible. Tulare County’s 2-1-1 Call Center is overwhelmed with calls, […]

Grove ousted from CA Senate Republican Leader spot

California State Senator Shannon Grove of Bakersfield lost her position last Wednesday as the leader of the Republican Senate. Groves’ ouster was precipitated by the GOP caucus’ loss two of their 11 seats in the November election. She has also has faced criticism for spreading conspiracy theories. Grove represents Tulare County along with portions of […]

David Valadao joins powerful House Appropriations Committee

This week, U.S. Representative David G. Valadao was appointed to the House Committee on Appropriations, the committee responsible for funding the federal government and determining where American tax dollars are spent. Congressman Valadao previously served on the Appropriations Committee while representing California’s 21st Congressional District from 2013 to 2019. During this time, Congressman Valadao was […]

Southwest Airlines announces daily service between Fresno, Las Vegas, and Denver

Southwest Airlines today announced their initial launch for Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT) with nonstop service from California’s Central Valley to Denver International Airport (DEN) and Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS) offering substantial connectivity to more than 50 airports. Starting April 25, 2021, Southwest will operate three daily flights between Fresno and Las Vegas […]

Helena move will help Lemoore — and hurt Hanford

Helena Agri-Enterprises is moving to Lemoore after a long-simmering dispute with the City of Hanford that resulted in the company filing a lawsuit against Hanford. Lemoore City Manager Nathan Olson said the move could result in about $340,000 in additional annual sale tax revenue to the city plus an unspecified number of jobs. Olson said […]