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Election Challenge: Safe, Accurate Voting in Pandemic Era

Despite skeptics in high places — President Donald Trump, for example — of mailing a ballot to every active registered voter in California, local election officials are answering with their own message: All votes will be accurately counted, and rigorous saf...
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Tulare County Launches $7.5M Fund for Small Businesses

Small businesses can receive grants up to $5,000 to help with COVID-19 operating expenses, Tulare County officials announced Wednesday. "We really are trying to assist those businesses who have slipped through the cracks.” — Pete Vander Poel, chair, Tulare ...

COVID-19 Test Sites Open in Dinuba, Porterville

The state's new free COVID-19 testing sites at the Dinuba and Porterville memorial buildings have started taking appointments. "Every precaution is being taken to protect people who are going to be screened ...
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COVID-19 Outbreaks at Food Plants in Tulare, Kings Counties

More than 100 employees have tested positive for the coronavirus at two food-processing facilities in Tulare County, health officials said. At least 107 employees at two Ruiz Foods facilities in Dinuba and Tulare have tested positive for the v...