Visalia’s Aquatic Center hits rough waters

The verdict is in, everyone wants an Aquatic Center and confidence is high that grant money and naming rights could pay for most of the facility’s construction. The fly in the ointment is the likely $600,000-a-year tab for maintenance that grants don’t cover. The Aquatic Wellness Center Working Group, formed to research the feasibility of […]

Nunes Caught on Secret Tape Supporting Impeachment of Rosenstein and that Stealing Emails is a Crime

Congressman Devin Nunes was caught on a secret recording during a private fundraiser for Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers stating that he supports the impeachment of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and that he considers stealing an opponent’s emails a crime. “Because somebody stole the emails, gave ‘em to Cathy, Cathy released ‘em. Well, if that’s […]

Early polls show support for Tulare hospital lease; board could settle with HCCA

Telephone polling results show largely positive public opinion for Adventist Health’s management and potential lease of Tulare Regional Medical Center, according to a presentation given to Tulare Local Healthcare District board members on Monday night, August 6. At the same meeting, the board voted to finalize the ballot question that voters will need to approve […]

Nunes spending, absence irks voters

Reports of lavish spending sprees paid for by donations–as well as Congressman Devin Nunes’ (R-Tulare) ongoing lack of face-to-face contact with his constituents–have opponents of the eight-term representative working harder than ever to unseat him. Viva Las Vegas! Details of Nunes’ free spending first emerged in a report issued last month by a pair of […]

SEIU coalition looking to flip red districts

On Friday, July 27th, busses filled with people from all over the state poured into Mooney Grove Park to kickoff the Service Employees International Union’s (SEIU) Coalition to help elect progressive candidates to office. SEIU Local 2015, a care-provider union, partnered with the Central Labor Council (CLC), which is essentially “a union of unions” as […]