HCCA’s On The Way Out at Southern Inyo Hospital

Healthcare Conglomerate Associates will soon lose its management contract to oversee operations of the Southern Inyo Hospital after a bankruptcy court hearing Wednesday. The Southern Inyo Healthcare District, which owns the hospital, and HCCA came to an agreement before the hearing: HCCA would not dispute the rejection of the contract so long as they were […]

Kings County K-9 Officer on the Mend After Shooting

Kings County Sheriff Department K-9 “DASH” is on the mend. This four-legged officer is home now and recovering with his patrol partner. DASH underwent emergency surgery at Veterinary Emergency Services in Fresno to repair injuries sustained after being shot by a fleeing murder suspect in Kings County. According to his handler, DASH is groggy but displaying […]

HCCA’s Out at Tulare Regional Medical Center

Healthcare Conglomerate Associates has left the Tulare Regional Medical Center for the last time. The company’s contract to manage the hospital, the Evolutions Gym, its clinics and other associated facilities, was officially terminated at 5pm Wednesday. Former employees, Tulare Local Healthcare District board members, and community members began gathering in front of the hospital’s allied […]

Kaweah Delta Set to Use Overflow Tent for High Volume of ER Patients

Due to an early flu season and the recent closure of a nearby hospital’s emergency department and health clinics in Tulare, Kaweah Delta Medical Center has set up a tent to expand the size of its waiting area to accommodate the recent surge in patients heading to Kaweah Delta’s Emergency Department (ED). During periods of […]

Tulare Regional Medical Center Begins Recruitment Process for Hospital Employees

The Tulare Local Healthcare District Board of Directors announces that recruitment for hospital employees is underway in preparation for the reopening of Tulare Regional Medical Center (TRMC) in the near future. “We are excited that we are moving forward with the recruitment and interview process to staff TRMC, bringing us to our goal of creating […]

Visalia to Form Tourist Marketing District

Visalia hoteliers are stepping up to the plate to promote tourism to the city. On October 16 they asked the Visalia City Council to approve their plan to form the Visalia Tourism Marketing District (VTMD). The council approved the plan and will hold a final public hearing on December 4. The Hoteliers hope to create […]