A Press Release from the Drew Phelps for Assembly District 26 Campaign Assembly candidate releases statement on his opponent’s refusal to support demand for timely delivery of mail ballots Tulare, CA — The California State Assembly overwhelmingly passed HR105 on August 27th, a resolution  calling on the US Senate and US Postmaster to address concerns regarding […]

State Announces Blueprint for a Safer Economy During COVID-19 Pandemic

A Press Release from Tulare County Health and Human Services Tulare County falls within Widespread Risk Level in the new statewide monitoring system    State officials announced today the rollout of a new monitoring system for counties during the COVID-19 pandemic, replacing the current County Data Monitoring List. The new monitoring system, Blueprint for a Safer Economy, […]

TCSO Ag Detectives Unravel Elaborate Scheme, Recover More Than $350,000 in Stolen Pistachios & Trailers

A Press Release from the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department When they arrived, Detectives learned the suspects stole the identity of a legitimate trucking company. They then used that company’s name to secure contracts for the delivery of two tractor- trailer loads of pistachios, worth more than $294,000. Instead of delivering the product, the suspects took […]

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome Cases Reported in Tulare County

A Press Release from Tulare County Health and Human Services Public Health Officials Strongly Urge Precautions to Protect Children The COVID-19 virus continues to rapidly spread throughout Tulare County, and Public Health officials urge residents take necessary precautions as cases of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome (MIS-C) are being reported in Tulare County. Of the total MIS-C […]

Fitch Ratings assigns Sierra View Local Healthcare District an ‘A’ rating

With an outstanding series 2019 revenue bonds issued to fund the Tulare County skilled nursing facility (SNF) project, an award-winning provider of credit ratings and commentary and research, Fitch Ratings, granted Sierra View Local Healthcare District (Sierra View) with an ‘A’ rating. This rating denotes high credit quality and the capacity for payment of financial […]

Alta Irrigation District Holds Rare Election

Flying under the political radar during election seasons are 19 irrigation districts partially or entirely in Tulare County. Unbeknownst to most voters, sitting on an irrigation district board is an elected office. But it is a position that rarely makes it onto the ballot, sometimes by design, and sometimes for lack of qualified or willing […]