Why Support the current VUSD School Board?

It is no secret that our school district has been declining for several years. When you’re voting in this election, please consider the following facts: The current board consists of six new board members added since 2018. Two board members were elected in 2018; two were elected in 2020, and two were appointed in late […]

Two Tulare County Supervisors have some advice for the State Water Control Board

An Editorial from Tulare County Supervisor Dennis Townsend, District 5 and Tulare County Supervisor Larry Micari, District 1 It seems that everyone but the people at California’s State Water Resources Control Board (State Board) understands the gravity of the Central San Joaquin Valley drought emergency. Amid our constant advocacy to secure clean and reliable drinking […]

Sex in a Small Town: First Date in NYC

The men in NYC are like rats. They are everywhere. I’m here to go to museums, offbeat movies, the theater, get lost on subways, eat pizza, and write. But in a city of one million single men vs. the four single men where I live, I should explore my options. My online dating profile sums […]

The California Promise needs new leadership

Dear Valley Voice Editor and Readers, California WAS a state that signified opportunity and prosperity. Thousands of individuals used the Golden State as an opportunity to raise a family, start a business, and live a life of prosperity. It was called “The California Promise.” Over the last decade, the hope of the California Promise has […]