County to File Unfair Labor Practices Charge Against SEIU

The Tulare County Board of Supervisors (BOS) voted 5-0 at their August 26 meeting to file an Unfair Labor Practices Charge against SEIU. The decision came after an impassioned presentation by County Counsel Kathleen Bales-Lange that described SEIU’s inappropriate conduct during this year’s negotiations. SEIU and the county were in negotiations from March to the […]

Multiple Agencies Work to Eradicate Marijuana on Tule River Reservation

Wildlife officers from the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, the California National Guard – Counterdrug Task Force, Tule River Tribal member organizations and a multitude of other agencies successfully conducted a five-day operation to eradicate marijuana from tribal lands last week. In addition to creating a public safety threat, the growers were poaching wildlife, […]

Visalia Named Safest City in State in New Allstate ‘Best Drivers Report’

Allstate Insurance Company released its 10th annual “Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report” last week, and Visalia ranks first in California and seventh nationally as safest among America’s 200 largest cities in terms of car collision frequency. According to the report, the average driver in Visalia will experience an auto collision every 12.4 years – an […]