Visalia Unified School District Board of Trustees Appoints Doug Cardoza as Interim Superintendent

A press release from VUSD On June 22, 2021 the Visalia Unified School District Board of Trustees unanimously voted to appoint Doug Cardoza to the position of interim superintendent effective September 1, 2021. Dr. Tamara Ravalín , superintendent of Visalia Unified School District, announced on May 21, 2021 plans to retire on August 31, 2021 […]

Hanford’s Bastille up for sale again

Hanford City Council approved a 60-day exclusive negotiating agreement with 4Creeks, an engineering company in Visalia, that could lead to their purchase and renovation of the Bastille. The agreement lets 4Creeks do an evaluation of the historic building before committing to purchase the Bastille and turning it into a profitable public venue such as a […]

No new life for Visalia’s environmental, disability committees

Despite the pleas of residents, experts and committee members, the Visalia City Council opted not to reconsider a decision to eliminate its citizen-staffed Disability Advocacy and Environmental committees. Refusing to Rethink To underscore its decision, three of the four council members present at the June 7 meeting ended the debate by passing a resolution rejecting […]

Excessive Heat Watch for Tulare County

A press release from Tulare County Health and Human Services Temperatures are forecasted to reach 100 degrees and rise even higher into the weekend, and Tulare County Public Health reminds community members that extreme heat is dangerous and heat-related illness can be fatal. Community members should protect themselves against heat-related illnesses during high heat conditions […]