Legislation seeks $308 million for key valley canal

Farmers and ranchers are working with key lawmakers in a push to fund repairs and upgrades to California’s existing water conveyance system. State legislation, Senate Bill 559, would pay for more than $300 million in repairs on the critical Friant-Kern Canal, California Aqueduct and the Delta-Mendota Canal in the San Joaquin Valley. The projects are […]

Tulare County medical providers prescribing controversial ivermectin treatment

Dr. Daria Majzoubi, MD who owns Maj Medical Clinic in Visalia is currently prescribing Ivermectin to his patients. He refers to it as “an anecdotal treatment method.” “I want to be completely clear, this treatment is not something someone should consider a cure, but they shouldn’t write it off completely. Getting the vaccine is still […]

Lemoore High School Child Psychologist Arrested for Soliciting a Minor for Sex

Lemoore Union High School child psychologist, Christian D. Loeffler, was arrested last week for soliciting a minor for sex. According to a press release from the Kings County Sheriff’s Department during the operation law enforcement officials from Kings County Sheriff’s Office, Hanford Police Department, Lemoore Police Department, and Kings County District Attorney’s Office, posed as […]

USDA Forest Service Temporarily Closing All California National Forests for Public Safety

To better provide public and firefighter safety due to the ongoing California wildfire crisis, USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region is announcing a temporary closure of all National Forests in California. This closure will be in effect from Aug. 31, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. through September 17, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. This order does not […]

Tulare County Board of Supervisors Approves County Interim Plan

With a unanimous vote, the Tulare County Board of Supervisors approved the County of Tulare ARPA Interim Recovery Plan at their August 24, 2021 meeting, held at 6:30 p.m. in the Tulare County Board Chambers. “The American Rescue Plan Act funding provides a unique opportunity for the County to complete transformative projects and programs with the […]