Tulare Board of Public Utilities president resigns

The president of Tulare’s Board of Public Utilities (BPU) has resigned following a dispute over how to treat dangerous contamination of Tulare’s drinking water. Jim Pennington–who joined the BPU in 2016 and was the sole board member remaining after a purge of the five-member commission in 2017–says he chose to resign following a contentious meeting […]

The Source LGBT+ Center Youth Leadership Academy Begins Service Trip to Ecuador

Visalia, CA, July 17, 2019– The Source LGBT+ Center’s Youth Leadership Academy leaves today on a service, educational, and cultural exchange trip to Ecuador. The group will be staying at the Latitude Foundation*, in Otavalo, Ecuador (about an hour and fifteen minutes north of Quito, the capital). Nick Vargas, Director of Development at The Source, […]

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 […]