VUSD hosts forum on vaping

In response to the dramatic increase in teen vaping, and the recent deaths of two people in the South Valley, the Visalia Unified School District (VUSD) hosted a forum to educate the community about what it considers an epidemic. Frank Escobar, director of student services for VUSD, moderated the forum last night at the El […]

Caltrans cuts Highway 99 repair funds for Tulare

At the October 8 California Transportation Commission (CTC) meeting in Modesto, Caltrans said that the agency wants to delay funding for widening Highway 99 in Madera and Tulare Counties and an upgrade for highway 46 in San Luis Obispo County. Caltrans proposed to cut $61.3 million to be held in reserve for priority rail projects. […]