Students restore historic agriculture equipment

When the Visalia Historical Society learned about a collection of historical farm pieces left outside Mooney Grove, they decided to recruit high schoolers to restore the equipment as an educational project. After working for a year to sort through the collection, the group decided to keep and preserve around 150 of the items for the […]

Hanford City Council reorganizes

The Hanford City Council voted for a reorganization at its March 15 meeting, choosing a new mayor and vice mayor. Councilmember Francisco Ramirez requested a reorganization be put on the agenda during the March 1 council meeting after public outcry over how then-Mayor Dianne Sharp handled an unruly crowd at a town hall concerning low […]

Kaweah Subbasin GSAs Hosting Workshops Focused on Evapotranspiration Data

By Trilby Barton, Public Outreach Specialist Evapotranspiration (ET) data collection is a key step in achieving sustainability under the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA). Kaweah Subbasin landowners and interested stakeholders are invited to attend one of three workshops in March 2022 that will discuss how the Kaweah Subbasin is harnessing the technology of LandIQ to […]

Visalia Unified School District Board of Trustees Selects Kirk Shrum as Superintendent

A press release from Visalia unified School District On March 8, 2022, the Visalia Unified School District Board of Trustees unanimously voted to appoint Kirk Shrum to the position of superintendent. Mr. Shrum will officially begin working alongside Interim Superintendent Doug Cardoza on May 16, 2022, and then he will assume the full responsibility of […]

Kaweah Health allows patients two visitors amid declining COVID-19 positivity rates

A Press Release from Kaweah Health Keeping patients’ best interests in mind amid decreasing COVID-19 positivity rates, Kaweah Health is changing its visitor guidelines starting today (Monday, March 7) to allow two visitors a day for general visitation. “We’ve been slowly opening back up and allowing more visitors because we all know that it has […]