Is Historically Low Unemployment Near in Fresno County?

Could Fresno County soon see its lowest monthly unemployment rate in more than a generation? In data released Friday by California's Employment Development Department, Fresno County had an unadjusted unemployment rate of 6.4% in May. In state records that d...
Photo of the Merced River at high water

Valley Waterways Are Beautiful, Cold, and Deadly.

Going to Yosemite or a San Joaquin Valley's waterway this weekend? Be careful. We want you to come back alive. The combination of a huge Sierra snowpack and warming temperatures are filling creeks, rivers...
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Letter Perfect: Why P is for Parks and Z is for Zoos

Is it a coincidence when a local ballot measure is assigned the perfect letter to entice voter support? In Tulare County, that may be the case. Politics 101 David Taub There, voters will be asked to form the Yettem-Seville Community Ser...

Tulare Hospital in Crisis After Failing to Meet Payroll

The Visalia Times-Delta is reporting today that the company that manages Tulare Regional Medical Center (TRMC), Healthcare Conglomerate Associates (HCCA), is "no longer willing to fund the hospital." A majority of staff went unpaid after yesterday's payday ...