Panasonic and Coronal Group Complete Solar Projects

Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company (Panasonic) and Coronal Group LLC (Coronal) announced the completion last month of their ninth solar project in Tulare and Kings Counties. The projects provide 16.2 megawatts (MW) of energy to Southern California Edison’s grid to power approximately 14,500 homes annually. The solar projects include two in Tulare, three in Farmersville, two […]

CSET Offers Free Water Bill Assistance to Tulare County Residents

Community Services Employment Training (CSET) is offering free residential water bill assistance to low-income households with their residential water utility bill to prevent disruption in vital water services and to promote water conservation. The residential water bill assistance is made possible by a grant from the State of California’s Drought Water Assistance Program (DWAP). CSET […]

General Plan Update Adopted

The City of Visalia announced yesterday that its general plan update was adopted: At a special meeting on Oct. 14, the Visalia City Council approved the adoption of the Climate Action Plan, the General Plan Update and the associated Environmental Impact Report. “This truly is the community’s plan – the community was engaged throughout the […]

Porterville Council Faces Another Proclamation Controversy

The Porterville City Council found itself embroiled in another proclamation-related controversy when LGBT rights advocates protested in front of City Hall during its Oct. 7 meeting. Coming Out Proclamation Shot Down The protest was aimed at the council’s new proclamation rules and the failure of a recently-submitted request for a Coming Out Day proclamation to […]

California Citrus Mutual to Contribute $150k to Water Bond Campaign; $50k to Latino Outreach

California Citrus Mutual (CCM) will directly contribute $150,000 to the campaign to pass Proposition 1, the water bond measure. The CCM Board of Directors voted unanimously to support the measure in order to secure a reliable and sustainable water supply for California agriculture and communities across the state. “We are in a state of unprecedented […]