Valley Voice honored with eight CNPA awards

The Valley Voice earned eight awards in the California News Publishers Association’s (CNPA) 2020 California Journalism Awards competition, which judged the Voice against similarly-sized online publications. Because the Voice’s last print edition was in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all entries were in the digital category for publications with a monthly unique visitor […]

Marisa Wood – 20-year Veteran of Bakersfield Public Schools – Launches Campaign Against Career Politician Kevin McCarthy

A press release from the Marisa Wood for Congress Campaign Public school teacher, mother, and grandmother, Marisa Wood announced she will run for Congress against Representative Kevin McCarthy. Marisa has spent the last 20 years serving the Bakersfield community and working with children, and now she’s taking on McCarthy to fight for the women and […]

CA budget $65 billion more than last summer – What will Newsom do with windfall?

An article by CalChamber Relying on a “once in a lifetime” surge in state revenues, Governor Gavin Newsom is proposing a revised state budget for 2021–22 roughly $40 billion larger than what he proposed in January, and a whopping $65 billion, or one-third, larger than the budget adopted last summer. The contrast between the devastation […]

COVID-19 Community Vaccinations in Tulare County

Tulare County Public Health is organizing pop-up community vaccination clinics throughout Tulare County Tulare County Public Health is organizing and sponsoring a variety of community-based vaccination clinics in rural and underserved communities of Tulare County. Anyone age 16 and older is eligible to get vaccinated at these community vaccination clinics, no appointment necessary. Individuals age […]

Governor Newsom Expands Drought Emergency to Central Valley

A Press Release from the office of Governor Gavin Newsom 41 counties now under drought state of emergency to protect communities and the environment, representing 30 percent of the state’s population Governor Gavin Newsom today significantly expanded his April 21 drought emergency proclamation to include Klamath River, Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and Tulare Lake Watershed counties where […]

Congressman Valadao statement on President Biden’s formal recognition of Armenian Genocide

Congressman David G. Valadao released the following statement in response to President Biden issuing an official statement formally recognizing the Armenian Genocide: “As co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues, my colleagues and I sent a letter to President Biden this week asking he follow through on his promise to make this overdue declaration,” […]