Judge assigned in Tulare hospital criminal case

Tulare County Superior Court Judge Joseph Kalashian has taken control of the criminal case against the former management team of the Tulare Local Health Care District (TLHCD). He will oversee the first arguments in the case during a hearing of demurrer scheduled for August 2.   Hearing Delayed Until August Facing dozens of felony charges […]

Salas’ AB70 tackles bioengineering virus threats

Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) successfully passed Assembly Bill (AB) 70 out of the State Assembly with bipartisan support. AB 70 would require gene synthesis companies operating in California to conduct public safety screenings of their customers and the gene sequences they order. Gene synthesis is the process of designing and synthesizing sequences of DNA. This […]

Salas announces over $5m to help Central Valley families purchase homes

Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) applauded the decision by the California Department of Housing and Community Development to award $5,820,000 in grants to Kern and Kings Counties to help underserved families become homeowners. “I am thrilled to see more investment come to theValley that will help our families become homeowners,” said Assemblymember Salas. “We will continueto […]

Mathis facing renewed harassment lawsuit

Hearings have been scheduled for November and December in a wrongful dismissal and harassment case against Assemblyman Devon Mathis (R-Visalia) that at one point seemed to be dead in the water. Originally filed in 2018 by a female member of Mathis’ legislative staff who claimed Mathis created and sustained a hostile workplace before firing her […]