St Aloysius in Tulare to open school for Junior K – 2nd grade

Earlier this week, St. Aloysius School received notification from Tulare County that the school has been approved for the waiver to provide in-person instruction for grades Junior Kindergarten through 2. In-person instruction for those grades will begin on Monday, September 14. Though any families who prefer to continue with distance learning will have the opportunity […]

Fresno State employees say they’re overworked as “rainy day fund” goes untapped

Despite multiple financial and logistical challenges related to the pandemic, Fresno State has managed to remain fairly stable. In fact, Fresno State expects the largest incoming class in the university’s history. But there are growing concerns that there is not enough faculty or staff to meet the increasing student body. And some view the university’s […]

Assemblyman attempts Tulare hospital history rewrite

With the November 3 general election looming on the horizon and the 26th Assembly District seat up for grabs, incumbent Devon Mathis appears to be trying to polish his image regarding his relationship with the previous management of the Tulare Local Health Care District (TLHCD) and the city’s only hospital.   Wide-Ranging Criminal Conspiracy The […]

Packed slate vies for three VUSD seats

A pair of sitting Visalia Unified School District’s (VUSD) trustees will defend challenges to their incumbencies, and a third trustee’s seat will be filled by one of five newcomers as a slate of nine candidates vie for three positions this fall. Two of the three races on the November 3 ballot will feature sitting trustees […]

Nunes changes tactics from filing civil lawsuits to criminal complaints

After a series of failed civil lawsuits, Congressmember Devin Nunes has changed his strategy to filing criminal complaints. While civil lawsuits are subject to anti-SLAPP laws that could result in their dismissal, criminal complaints are not. On August 13, the Tulare County District Attorney’s office filed a misdemeanor criminal complaint that states, “On or about […]