Students Deserve Benefits: The Case for Universal Basic Income in Ivanhoe,

The cost of living crisis is impacting residents across California, including many students in Ivanhoe who struggle to afford basic necessities while pursuing their education. A recent analysis suggests universal basic income could help. According to a 2020 study by the California Budget & Policy Center, 18% of Tulare County residents live below the poverty […]

Tulare Public Cemetery District doubles its spending in four years, post says

Members of the Political Perspective on the Tulare Cemetery Facebook page have been posting and commenting on the doubling of the district’s budget without seeing any benefit. A concerned citizen, with several family members buried in Tulare Cemetery, contacted the Valley Voice expressing concerns over what she felt was uncontrolled spending and a lack of […]

Facing the Future with Confidence

In the face of widespread economic strain, national conflicts and social unrest, surveys indicate that confidence in the future is at an all-time low in many countries, including the United States. According to the 2023 Edelman Trust Barometer, 24 of the 28 countries surveyed are seeing “all-time lows in the number of people who think […]

Tulare County Panhellenic Awards Scholarships

Dear Editor, I’m writing to you today to brag about some exceptional young adult women in our county. Congratulations are in order to the following sorority women for earning an academic scholarship from Tulare County Panhellenic. Our organization awarded a total of $4,000 in scholarship awards. These women are leaders in their organizations and academic […]