New State Programs Create Opportunities for College of the Sequoias

Three recently launched state programs offer new opportunities for the College of the Sequoias – a financial literacy program, a program for those displaced by the drought, and most intriguing, the possibility of a four-year degree program. In late September, Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation that initially allows 15 California community colleges to award bachelor’s […]

Visalia Approves New General Plan

After four years of hard work, the Visalia City Council adopted their General Plan. After a three-and-a-half hour final meeting on October 14, the vote was 5-0 to adopt the Climate Action Plan, the General Plan Update and the associated Environmental Impact Report. “This truly is the community’s plan–the community was engaged throughout the process, […]

Panasonic and Coronal Group Complete Solar Projects

Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company (Panasonic) and Coronal Group LLC (Coronal) announced the completion last month of their ninth solar project in Tulare and Kings Counties. The projects provide 16.2 megawatts (MW) of energy to Southern California Edison’s grid to power approximately 14,500 homes annually. The solar projects include two in Tulare, three in Farmersville, two […]

CSET Offers Free Water Bill Assistance to Tulare County Residents

Community Services Employment Training (CSET) is offering free residential water bill assistance to low-income households with their residential water utility bill to prevent disruption in vital water services and to promote water conservation. The residential water bill assistance is made possible by a grant from the State of California’s Drought Water Assistance Program (DWAP). CSET […]

General Plan Update Adopted

The City of Visalia announced yesterday that its general plan update was adopted: At a special meeting on Oct. 14, the Visalia City Council approved the adoption of the Climate Action Plan, the General Plan Update and the associated Environmental Impact Report. “This truly is the community’s plan – the community was engaged throughout the […]