Farmersville poised to become cannabis center

State approval is the only obstacle left to Farmersville becoming Tulare County’s new cannabis sales center. City manager Jennifer Gomez says two of the three recreational cannabis storefronts already approved by the Farmersville City Council are awaiting their sales licenses from the state and then will be ready to open their doors. Valley Pure, which […]

Ravalin takes the reins at Visalia Unified

Dr. Tamara Ravalin is getting her steps in at the Visalia Unified School District (VUSD) office. “That’s kind of my running joke,” said Ravalin. “I still have the two offices here.” The VUSD administrator took over for Dr. Todd Oto as acting superintendent after he announced his resignation on May 7 at a Visalia Unified […]

Three Rivers hotel plan moves forward

After three years of planning, the start of construction of a 185-room hotel complex in Three Rivers appears to be just months away, says Mike Washam, associate director of the Tulare County Resource Management Agency (RMA). A preliminary site plan submitted to the RMA earlier this year places the proposed hotel complex–the Sequoia Resort and […]

Kaweah Delta graduates resident physicians

There are more doctors taking care of people living in Tulare County thanks to Kaweah Delta’s residency program and on Thursday, June 13, that number grew as the program graduated its fourth class of physicians. Thirty physicians graduated during Kaweah Delta’s commencement ceremony in Visalia. The graduates included Dries Van Dyk, D.O. and Christopher Schaefer, […]

Hilti Grand Opening in Visalia Industrial Park

Visalia mayor Bob Link was joined by vice president of logistics Patrick O’Connell, general manager of western North America and Chief Financial Officer Peter Andersen, employees and locals for the grand opening of Hilti’s new distribution center in the Industrial Park in north Visalia early Wednesday, June 19. Hilti is a multinational corporation that was […]