Candidates forum set for September 27 in Visalia

In a democracy, elections are the public’s way of hiring its representatives.  Campaigns are, essentially, job applications.  And candidate forums are job interviews.  This is an opportunity for the voters to see and hear candidates’ views on crucial issues.  To that end, our co-sponsoring civic organizations are presenting a number of forums in advance of […]

Poochigian reveals big endorsements

Brian Poochigian, candidate for Visalia City Council District 3, had some good news to tell the crowd of supporters who had gathered at Avidian Properties on Main Street September 19. The Tulare County Association of Realtors had just interviewed all three candidates for District 3 and voted to endorse Poochigian. Though the other two candidates, […]

Janz pulling even with Nunes, polling suggests

With less than two months until the midterm congressional elections on November 6, Democratic challenger Andrew Janz is running a dead heat with incumbent Devin Nunes in the 22nd District race. Survey Says… The latest poll provided by the Janz campaign shows the challenger trailing by just 6 points. These most recent numbers mean Janz […]

Merritt Wiseman steps out

Merritt Wiseman may be new to the voters, but the voters are not new to her. She is the Vice President of Las Madrinas Guild for Valley Children’s Hospital, Secretary of the Fox Theater Board of Directors, and an active volunteer at St. Paul’s School and the Bethlehem Center. Fifteen years ago she retired from […]