State flags six Visalia schools as “underperforming”

Six traditional Visalia schools were flagged as underperforming by The California Department of Education in January. Divisadero Middle, Goshen Elementary, Houston Elementary, Pinkham Elementary, Royal Oaks Elementary, and Willow Glen Elementary were explicitly named in the report. Sequoia High was also listed, but its status as a continuation school makes it a special case as […]

Ground broken at new Sequoia High campus

Many local community members came together last Thursday and broke ground at the new Sequoia High School campus. An assortment of Visalia City Council members, Tulare County Supervisors, and Visalia School Board members mingled with students and staff from the high school. Together, they shoveled the inaugural dirt of the groundbreaking ceremony. The continuation school […]

Valley Travel Plaza breaks ground in Goshen

A seven-acre plot of land at Betty Drive east of Highway 99 in Goshen will soon become a major source of tax income for Tulare County, as developers rush to capitalize on the newly completed freeway interchange. “We’re breaking ground for a new development here in the county,” said Lucky Thandi, president of Valley Fuel […]