Despite accreditation at Tulare hospital, patient describes poor conditions

In a press release at the end of March, Adventist Health Tulare announced it had received a coveted renewal of its accreditation by “one of the world’s leading certification, assurance and risk management provider(s), but one patient’s experience contradicts that assessment. By awarding its re-accreditation, DNV, the company that surveyed Adventist’s patient safety standards in […]

Drug raids yield pounds of narcotics, stolen weapons

An investigation by the federal Drug Enforcement Agency and the Tulare County High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas Task Force (HIDTA) has resulted in the arrest of five local men and the seizure of dozens of pounds of potent and potentially deadly narcotics.   Six Arrests Total A spokesperson for the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office said four […]

Community Project Offers Solution to Central Valley Drinking Water Crisis

Local non-profit donates clean drinking water systems to eligible families Water quality is one of Central California’s biggest challenges, with high levels of nitrate and arsenic contaminants and worsening drought conditions. For the thousands of Central Valley residents who can’t safely drink water from their tap, a new community program offers a solution. Supported by […]

Republicans Should Raise Income Taxes on America’s Real Freeloaders: the Wealthy and Corporations

Morris Pearl is the chair of the Patriotic Millionaires, a former managing director at BlackRock, and co-author of Tax the Rich! Florida Senator Rick Scott, the Chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, recently released an 11-point plan that outlines the policies that he believes Republicans should enact should they retake control of the House and Senate in the 2022 […]