This Tulare County School Is Last One Open in California

Tony Thurmond, the state Superintendent of Public Instruction, has urged the last open school district in California to close its doors to prevent the coronavirus spread. The superintendent of the Tulare County Office of Education, Tim Hire, also has recomm...

Update: Tulare County Now Has 16 COVID-19 Cases

Tulare County Public Health announced four new positive COVID-19 tests early Monday afternoon, bringing the total to 16. “It’s important at this time that our community heed the governor's order to shelter-a...
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Welfare Fraud Crackdown Produces 23 Arrests

A welfare fraud crackdown by the Tulare County District Attorney's office resulted in the arrests of 23 people last week. The effort snared two people from Fresno: Sheila Bell, 34, and Primavera Trevino, 38....
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Mayor Brand Launches Assault on Second Amendment: Bredefeld

The misguided Brand administration is at it again — now attacking our Second Amendment Rights! The Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees “… the right of the people to keep and bear Arms…” and this right “shall not be infringed.” Our Founding ...
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Two Arrested in Killing of Teen Boy Near Earlimart

VISALIA — Authorities say a young woman and young man were arrested on suspicion of murder in the killing of a 16-year-old boy in Tulare County. Tulare County Sheriff's deputies responding to a call Friday night near Earlimart found the teen wit...