Kings County DA Fagundes under investigation for using taxpayer money to pay sister, brother

This article was updated at June 5 at 11:50am to add that the Cliffs Hotel conference center requires room reservations, and that Fagundes stated the payments to his sister were preapproved by a Kings County Fiscal Analyst. Kings County District Attorney (DA) Keith Fagundes paid county funds of at least $8594.77 and up to $12,152 […]

Assemblymember Salas Cuts Ribbon for New Kings County Sheriff’s HQ

Today, Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) joined Kings County Sheriff David Robinson for the ribbon cutting ceremony of the new Kings County Sherriff’s Headquarters in Hanford. This new facility is the latest in a years-long effort by Salas to improve public safety infrastructure in Kings County, including crucial efforts in Lemoore, Avenal, and Corcoran that have […]

Tulare Council Member Sigala Announces Broad Coalition of Endorsements List for AD 33 Race

Tulare Council Member Jose Sigala released a broad coalition of endorsement for his Assembly District 33 campaign. “I am proud to share with the voters of Assembly District 33 the broad coalition of supporters that I have put together to represent the residents of the district in Sacramento”, Sigala stated. Sigala has worked very hard […]

Urban water use is latest target for drought cutbacks

With farmers across California already facing severe cuts in irrigation supplies, state officials are now imposing additional aggressive conservation measures for urban consumers and local water agencies across the state. Emergency regulations, adopted May 24 by the California State Water Resources Control Board, are now targeting California cities and communities and the state’s nonagricultural landscapes. […]

Fresno-Yosemite International ready to welcome summer travelers

Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT) anticipates a busy summer travel season beginning late May and beyond Labor Day weekend. Fully recovered to pre-pandemic passenger levels, FAT is forecasting record passenger volume during the summer travel period.  Travelers are encouraged to arrive early and to check with their airline for any requirements to ensure seamless travels. […]

Local Chambers of Commerce receive 2022 President’s Circle Award

The Tulare Chamber of Commerce is one of 14 local chambers recognized today for its excellence in business advocacy and helping its members comply with California employment laws. The chambers receiving the CalChamber’s 2022 President’s Circle Award were announced during the CalChamber Capitol Summit in Sacramento. “Our top local chamber partners play leading roles as […]