Rural food distribution nonprofit at standstill after FoodLink denial

A press release written by Mary Jane Galviso, Director, Rural Communities Resource Center (RCRC). Valley Voice will be doing a follow-up article next week. Every Friday at noon, rural residents from northern Tulare County and southern Fresno County line-up for the weekly drive-through community food distribution. Food, Our Right! (FOR) is a program by the […]

Kaweah Delta reports increase in COVID hospitalizations, offers info on testing locations

A press release from Kaweah Delta As the number of COVID-19 hospitalizations continues to rise, Kaweah Delta has increased the number of locations where it is offering rapid testing and is asking the community to keep safety at the top of mind if gathering for the holidays. “Unfortunately, just as we are seeing an uptick […]

California water board orders mandatory solution to East Orosi water situation

After more than a decade of East Orosi residents struggling without clean drinking water, the State Water Board on Tuesday took a huge and critically necessary step by issuing a mandatory consolidation order for a neighboring district to connect East Orosi to safe water, ushering in the long-overdue promise of safe drinking water for the […]

City of Visalia invites public to workshop on ag mitigation

The City of Visalia invites you to learn more about plans to potentially establish an Agricultural Mitigation Program (AMP) for farmland preservation in Visalia. “Required by the City’s General Plan before opening the next growth area, an AMP can help conserve natural resources and maintain community character,” shares Brandon Smith, Senior Planner, City of Visalia. […]