Debris removal pickups begin next week in Tulare County for residents impacted by flooding

Tulare County, in partnership with CalOES and FEMA, has established a debris removal program for residents impacted by the recent March flooding events. Debris removal pickups will begin next week following the contract approval by the Tulare County Board of Supervisors. Residents of areas who have reported damages caused by the recent March flooding are […]

Growing doctors in Tulare

April marks the kickoff of the annual Central Valley Medical Association’s first annual medical conference. The conference was impactful for Tulare County, being the county’s first medical conference of its size offered entirely at no cost to the attendees. The keynote speaker was physician and California Assemblyman, Dr. Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno). Highlighting his medical work […]

Overnight road closures in Downtown Visalia coming next week

As California Water Service (Cal Water) begins the final phase of their Water Main Replacement Project, there will be some overnight road closures and lane restrictions in Downtown Visalia Monday, April 24 through Monday, May 1. The work will include pavement restoration along water main trenches on various streets downtown. “While this construction is a […]

Tulare working to recruit grocery stores

For a city its size, Tulare hasn’t had a big-name grocery store – think Save Mart or Vons – since the Albertsons on Cherry Street closed its doors.   Community is Mostly Underserved There are certainly grocery stores in Tulare. Albertsons was replaced by the locally-owned Palace Food Depot, which closed last October after 80 […]

Judge rules Tulare County DA Tim Ward may stay on HCCA case

The Tulare County District Attorney’s office may continue to prosecute three former Healthcare Conglomerate Associates (HCCA) executives, a judge ruled earlier this month. Yorai ‘Benny’ Benzeevi, HCCA’s CEO;  Alan Germany, HCCA’s former CFO; and Bruce Greene, an attorney with Baker Hostetler who served Benzeevi, HCCA and the Tulare Local Healthcare District, were charged in 2020 […]

Join The Fun At Lemoore Days

Get ready for an amazing weekend of fun and excitement at Lemoore Days! This Friday through Sunday, we’re bringing you an exciting event filled with thrilling rides, live music, delicious food, and incredible shopping. Join us on Friday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m., and Sunday from 12 […]

Get Off Your Apps: April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the Visalia Police Department will be actively looking for drivers throughout the month who are in violation of the state’s hands-free cell phone law. “Holding your phone and using it while driving is not only dangerous, but also illegal,” Sergeant Art Alvarez said. “Before starting the car, silence […]