Kaweah Delta Receives Accreditation to Offer Surgical Residency Programs

Kaweah Delta Health Care District has received accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education for its fifth Graduate Medical Education (GME) Programs. The surgical medical residency program at Kaweah Delta was awarded initial accreditation from the ACGME and became the 22nd surgery residency program in California. The accreditation will allow the program, affiliated […]

Community Generosity and Partnerships Drive Annual Event

Tulare County businesses, agencies and community partners have been collecting toys for the annual Child Welfare Services (CWS) and Friends of Tulare County Toy Drive. Over 1,500 children and youth in child protective services can expect to feel included during the Holidays as they receive gifts because of community generosity. Community residents are asked to […]

Self-Help Enterprises Recognized as NeighborWorks Green Organization

Self-Help Enterprises, based in Visalia, has been recognized as a NeighborWorks Green Organization for its comprehensive commitment to sustainable operations. To achieve this designation, Self-Help Enterprises was required to demonstrate adherence to a set of green business practices across its operations and all of its program areas. This is the third consecutive year that NeighborWorks […]

Sequoia Shuttle’s 8th Season Attracts Record Ridership

Despite operating the fewest days of the past eight seasons, some milestones were set during the 2014 season of the Sequoia Shuttle. A new reservation system for the Gateway shuttle was launched, which allows visitors from other countries, out-of-state passengers and out-of-the-county California residents to make their reservations in advance. The Gateway shuttle ridership showed […]

Visalia Storm Preparedness Efforts Expand

With additional resources funded by the voter-approved Kaweah Lake and Local Storm Water Maintenance fee, the City of Visalia’s storm preparedness efforts have been expanded in preparation of potential upcoming winter storms. City crews conduct storm preparedness activities annually by checking materials, supplies, equipment, and storm facilities and systems in late summer and early fall. […]

Edison Invests $25,000 in COS’ STEM Scholarship Program

Edison International presented the College of the Sequoias with a $25,000 investment in the STEM Scholarship Program. STEM stands for the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields of study offered by the COS. Graduates from these fields are often recruited for employment opportunities within Edison International. COS students continuing at COS or transferring to four-year […]