Over 650 Individuals Served at Sixth Annual Project Homeless Connect

On January 30, in the midst of much needed rain, 656 homeless individuals and families, as well as people on the brink of homelessness, received much needed services from more than 100 service providers. The event took place simultaneously in Hanford, Tulare and Visalia and was organized by the Kings/Tulare Continuum of Care on Homelessness […]

New Study Shows Americans Eating Healthier

American adults are eating better, making better use of available nutrition information, and consuming fewer calories coming from fat and saturated fat, consuming less cholesterol and eating more fiber, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service; Changes in Eating Patterns and Diet Quality Among Working-Age Adults, 2005-2010. The […]

Valley Congressmen Secure Funding for U.S. Citrus Industry

The U.S. House Appropriations Committee approved $20 million in funding to fight Huanglongbing (HLB) nationwide upon the recommendation of Valley Congressmen David Valadao and Kevin McCarthy. Congressman Devin Nunes also provided critical support for securing this crucial funding source for the U.S. citrus industry. The funds are a part of the 2014 Fiscal Year Omnibus […]

Assembly Republicans Introduce Plan to Create 108,000 Jobs

Reaffirming their pledge to put California Jobs First, Assembly Republicans announced a proposal to invest in local transportation infrastructure projects and create up to 108,000 new jobs statewide. “Californians are fed up with the broken promises of high-speed rail and they should have the final say on its future,” said Assembly Republican Leader Connie Conway, […]

Candidate Ralph Kaelble Seeks to Make Changes in D.A.’s Office

In a political race that already has more than its fair share of drama, Tulare County District Attorney candidate Ralph Kaelble has the endorsement of the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department, the Tulare County Corrections Association and police officer associations in Visalia, Exeter, Lindsay and Dinuba. “It is a difficult move to back a challenger against […]