Carnegie Museum of Kings County hosts first annual reception honoring donors, volunteers

The contributions of donors and volunteers to the first year success of the Carnegie Museum of Kings County (CMKC) were recognized at a special reception at the museum Thursday, Dec. 16. Jack Schwartz, president of the museum’s board of directors, identified several milestones CMKC has reached since being incorporated in August 2020, from revitalizing the […]

Omicron Variant Confirmed and Spreading Rapidly in Tulare County

A press release from Kaweah Health Tulare County Public Health has confirmed the first cases of the COVID-19 Omicron variant in three samples collected recently from Tulare County residents. The samples demonstrated a pattern called “S-gene drop-out” on the PCR test sample for COVID-19. The Tulare County Public Health Laboratory has a preliminary screening test […]

Tulare Local Healthcare District Awarded COVID-19 Fiscal Relief Funding

The Tulare Local Healthcare District has received $6,019,380 in COVID-19 fiscal relief funding from the California Special District Association, which it plans to apply towards the Tower Construction project currently under completion. The funding is made available from a $100 million allocation provided by the State Legislature and Governor Gavin Newsom in the 2021-2022 State […]

Discovery of new disinterment leads to more questions at Tulare Cemetery

Editor’s Note: The Valley Voice would like to issue a correction. In the December 16 article The Valley Voice stated, “Neither Randy nor Keri Santos can request compensation for the grief caused by the district’s mistake.” This statement is incorrect. The Valley Voice based their statement on Tulare Public Cemetery District form that the Santos […]

CSET now recruiting volunteers for tax assistance program

Community Services Employment Training (CSET) is recruiting local volunteers to assist with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA). VITA provides tax preparation and electronic filing services at no cost to Tulare County households with less than $54,000 annual income. In 2021, VITA preparers helped file 3,543 tax returns for low- and moderate-income residents – […]