Tulare Public Cemetery Settles with Gerardo Ramos

“We have reached a mutual agreement between Gerardo Ramos and the Tulare Public Cemetery. Both parties are happy with the final result,” said board president Xavier Avila. On the advice of County Council, Avila was not at liberty to give further details on the settlement. The Valley Voice tried to reach out to Ramos but […]

Holly Blair July 10 Hearing Vacated

Lemoore City Council Member Holly Blair was arraigned on Monday, July 8 on two felonies, two misdemeanors and one special allegation. She plead not guilty on all five counts. Blair informed the Judge that that she cannot afford a lawyer and, according to the Kings County Superior Court website, Blair received court appointed attorney James […]

Holly Blair Arrested – Back in Jail

Lemoore City Council Woman Holly Blair was arrested by the Lemoore Police Department at 1:22 this afternoon. She has been charged with two felonies and one misdemeanor. The first felony, 422 (a), is threatening a crime with intent to terrorize. The second felony, 12022.1 (b), is committing a felony while on bail for a previous […]

Protesters gather outside Nunes’ Visalia office

Protestors stood outside Representative Devin Nunes’ office in Downtown Visalia on July 2 to protest immigrant detention camps. “We’re out here protesting the deplorable conditions these kids are being kept in,” said Julia Jump-Doyal, a protestor. She emphasized the importance of calling attention to the border camps. The protest follows a call from MoveOn, a […]

Farmersville poised to become cannabis center

State approval is the only obstacle left to Farmersville becoming Tulare County’s new cannabis sales center. City manager Jennifer Gomez says two of the three recreational cannabis storefronts already approved by the Farmersville City Council are awaiting their sales licenses from the state and then will be ready to open their doors. Valley Pure, which […]

Ravalin takes the reins at Visalia Unified

Dr. Tamara Ravalin is getting her steps in at the Visalia Unified School District (VUSD) office. “That’s kind of my running joke,” said Ravalin. “I still have the two offices here.” The VUSD administrator took over for Dr. Todd Oto as acting superintendent after he announced his resignation on May 7 at a Visalia Unified […]