No word yet on VUSD reopening

Visalia Unified School District (VUSD) leaders are not sure when the city’s schools will reopen, and a continuation of distance learning remains a distinct possibility. Waiting for Guidance With schools on a state-issued order to close their doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Tamara Ravalin says district administrators around the state are waiting for […]

Friends of Tulare County sets up emergency relief fund

The Friends of Tulare County, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, is accepting monetary donations through the Friends of Tulare County Emergency Relief Fund Program as well as in-kind donations of supplies, in support of the COVID-19 response. The Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency and Tulare County Fire Department are collaborating to accept in-kind donations […]

Tulare County Sheriff’s Dept and Tulare and Exeter Police En Route to Help Oakland

Posted on the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office Facebook The Office of Emergency Services has requested Tulare County emergency personnel to respond to Oakland to help with the riots. The multi-agency law enforcement response includes members of the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office, Tulare Police Department and Exeter Police Department. “This is an uncertain time and we […]

UPDATED: Visalians join nationwide police protests

Third update: Visalia Chief of Police Jason Salazar has released a statement in video form addressing the incident involving a counterprotester striking two demonstrators with his vehicle. Police are in contact with all parties involved and details of the interaction are included below. Second update: The Visalia Police Department have issued a statement regarding the […]