Mathis, Hurtado introduce water legislation

Senator Melissa Hurtado (D-Sanger), representing the 14th Senate District in California, along with principal co-authors Senator Andreas Borgeas (R-Fresno), Assemblymember Devon Mathis (R-Visalia), Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno), and Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield), have recently announced the introduction of Senate Bill 559. The bipartisan supported legislation will secure California’s water supply by investing $400 million […]

Water and the Future of the San Joaquin Valley Overview

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Sheriff unveils Memorial Highway

Sheriff Mike Boudreaux unveiled the Deputy Scott Ballantyne and Pilot James Chavez Memorial Highway Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, three years to the day after the Sheriff’s light sport aircraft, Sheriff One, crashed on a hillside near Lake Success. The Memorial Highway honors the fallen, Sheriff Boudreaux said. “The Deputy Scott Ballantyne and Pilot James Chavez […]

Eagle Mountain planning new resort casino

Eagle Mountain Casino plans to move down from the Tule River Reservation and build a new casino near the Porterville Airport. But the plans don’t end there. The new site will be upgraded to a casino & resort boasting a 250-room hotel, a 29,000-sq./ft. convention center, a 1,700-seat entertainment center, a wastewater treatment plant, and […]

Tulare growth signals strong economy

2018 was a strong growth year for Tulare, and all indicators signal more of the same to come in 2019, with upticks in the housing, retail and commercial sectors pointing toward good economic times ahead. Slow and Steady Things are going so well, in fact, the city may soon have to widen its boundaries, adding […]