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,” […]

Lemoore takes a page from Hanford’s handbook

The city of Lemoore is taking a page from Hanford’s handbook by removing parkland for commercial development, but in Lemoore’s case the opposition is because the proposed use could end up being a marijuana facility. In Hanford people opposed to the possible sale of 18 acres west of the existing Hidden Valley Park at 11th […]