Bertolino Appointed Tulare County Public Defender

The Tulare County Board of Supervisors announced that Lisa Bertolino has been appointed to permanently fill the public defender position. Bertolino was appointed interim public defender in December, following Michael Sheltzer’s appointment by Governor Jerry Brown to serve a judgeship in Tulare County Superior Court. “Based on her experience within the department, the board is […]

Dairy Producers Begin Search for Royalty

The local dairy industry is now accepting applications from young women wishing to compete for the District 7 Dairy Princess crown. The winner will represent the dairy industry in District 7 (Kings County) as a spokeswoman, and will also represent the California dairy industry in appearances at schools, fairs, industry meetings, service clubs, parades and […]

Tulare County District Attorney Candidates Participate in Forum

Tulare County District Attorney Tim Ward and his challenger, former Deputy District Attorney Ralph Kaelble, participated in a February 23 candidates’ forum in Porterville, hosted by El Centro Mexicano American Latino. The event was a question-and-answer exchange between the audience and the candidates. In response to the first question, a request that each candidate introduce […]