City Council authorizes $1.2 Million for residents affected by COVID-19

The Visalia City Council has voted to authorize $1.2 million dollars in federal coronavirus funds for a new program to help those who have experienced financial hardship due to COVID-19. A portion of the City’s allocation of Community Block Development Grant Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CDBG-CV) dollars will fund the new COVID-19 […]

Cemetery to hold Avenue of Flags/Veteran’s Appreciation Day event on Nov. 11

The Visalia Public Cemetery will hold an Avenue of Flags/Veteran’s Appreciation Day event on Wednesday, Nov. 11, from 8:30am to 3:30pm. Due to COVID-19 restrictions there will be no presentation this year however the Avenue of Flags and The Cemetery District have partnered together to show appreciation for the veterans. Based on military availability a […]

Salas joins Kings County Sheriffs for groundbreaking of new headquarters

Today, Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) joined Kings County Sheriff David Robinson and community leaders to celebrate the official opening of the new Sheriff’s Headquarters in Hanford. Assemblymember Salas secured $7 million for this project as part of a public safety infrastructure package in the 2018-19 state budget, along with an additional $1.7 million for a […]

Hanford Group Asks for City’s Blessing to Re-Open History Museum

The Carnegie Museum of Kings County has been organized to re-open Hanford’s history museum. The museum, formally run by the nonprofit Hanford Carnegie Museum Inc. (HCM), closed permanently on September 28. Jack Schwartz, board president, read a statement before the Hanford City Council’s October 6 closed session that had agendized a discussion about the museum’s […]

Sierra View Medical Center Responds to Misleading Information Released in Recent Published Story

A Press Release from the Sierra View Medical Center A recent news story published on October 2, regarding the Sierra View Local Health Care District Hospital Board of Directors election touched on a few items that require clarification and rebuttal. The statements that were made about the hospital and its operation are not factual. In […]

Tulare Mayor Sigala demands Chris Harrell immediately resign from city’s BPU

A Press Release from the Campaign to Elect Jose Sigala Today Tulare Mayor Jose Sigala called on Chris Harrell, the Chair of the City of Tulare Board of Public Utilities (BPU) Commission, to immediately resign his commission appointment. “Today I communicated with Chris Harrell that I demand he immediately resign today by 2:00 pm from […]

League of Women Voters Releases Their Proposition recommendations

The League of Women Voters has been fighting for Democracy for 100 years. The League is a non-partisan, non-profit 501(c)(3) educational organization, dedicated to encouraging active participation in government, and fostering understanding of public policy. The following are their proposition recommendations for the November 3 General Election. For more election information, go to PROP 15  […]