“Pray for us,” Tulare mayor says

Finally, there was no infighting at a meeting of the Tulare City Council, but only because most of the members didn’t show up for July’s only scheduled session. “I don’t think we’re going to have a meeting tonight,” said Mayor David Macedo as he stood in the parking lot before the scheduled start time. “I […]

Transitional jobs program celebrates anniversary, renewal

Environmental Cleanup Opportunities (ECO) is celebrating its one year birthday this month. ECO is a transitional job program instituted by the City of Visalia in partnership with ABLE Industries, a Visalia-based workforce organization for adults with disabilities, and the Workforce Investment Board of Tulare County. The initiative sees homeless individuals from around Visalia find full-time […]

VUSD board sends $109m bond measure to ballot

High school students in Visalia could soon be getting a little more elbow room. On Tuesday, June 26th, the Visalia Unified School District Board (VUSD) unanimously approved the adoption of a general obligation bond for the November 2018 ballot. According to a presentation given to the board by VUSD Superintendent Dr. Todd Oto, the bond […]