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As of Tuesday morning the Windy Fire had reached 87,318 acres but containment on the fire had increased from 2 to 4 percent. The fire is burning in the Tule River Indian Reservation and the Giant Sequoia National Monument.

The WindyFire burning in the Tule River Indian Reservation and Giant Sequoia National Monument was estimated to be 86,502 acres on Monday night. That was a 4,224-acre increase from Monday morning’s reported acreage). Containment remained at 2 percent.

As of Monday afternoon the Wendy Fire burning in the Tule River Indian Reservation and Giant Sequoia National Monument had grown to 85.383 acres and was 2 percent contained.

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On Monday in Department 5 of the Tulare County Super Court, the court sentenced four defendants for their involvement in the 2017 Pier Fire near Springville.

Family Literacy Day that was supposed to be held on Saturday had to be postponed due to poor air quality as a result of the Windy Fire.

As of Sunday night the Windy Fire was estimated to be 82,278 acres (a 3,850-acre increase from Sunday morning’s reported acreage). Containment was at 2 percent.

An evacuation warning has been issued for Gold Ledge Campground south to the Kern River on the Tulare County side at the Tulare/Kern County border. The order will continue to include structures, side roads, and attached roads.

The free concert as part of the Music on Main Street series at Centennial Park scheduled for 6 p.m. tonight has been canceled due to the poor air quality as a result of the Wendy Fire.

For more than 40 years, whenever one would see colorful, flowing, twirling dresses, along with the sounds of tapping of shoes, boots or huarache sandals, and Mexican Mariachi folkloric music, chances were, Maria Antonietta Hogan Abrego (Mrs. Hogan) wasn't far away.

As of Friday afternoon the Windy Fire burning in the Tule River Indian Reservation and Giant Sequoia National Monument had grown to 56,802 acres.

Tulare County District Attorney Tim Ward announced on Friday murder charges in an alleged DUI crash in the early morning hours of Wednesday on Orange Belt Drive in Porterville. The crash took the life of an adult male motorcyclist.

An evacuation order has been issued for Sugar Loaf, Sugarloaf Mountain Park, Sugarloaf Village, Saw Mill, McClenney Tract, Sawmill, White River, Idlewild, Posey, Panorama Heights, Poso Park, Balance Rock and Spear Creek. From the existing Hot Spring Order, west King George Peak, south to Cou…

The Porterville College Foundation Swap Meet is coming back home to Porterville College's Jamison Stadium parking lot Saturday.

The Porterville Breakfast Lions Club will hold its annual ‘Swing for Sight’ golf tournament on October 16 at River Island Country Club. 

The Porterville Breakfast Lions, which just celebrated 60 years of service, will support the sight conservation program it continues to provide for the community with two upcoming fundraising events.

During Tuesday’s regularly scheduled Porterville City Council meeting, Mayor Monte Reyes said he was taking a moment for a presentation not on the agenda because he had been waiting for the object — a plaque/shadow-box — to arrive.

It's arguably become one of the most anticipated traditions of the fall in Porterville and it's less than two weeks away.

Tulare County Sheriff Mike Boudreaux has issued an evacuation order for McNallys. The evacuation order is from Sherman Pass Road to Corral Creek, all structures, Forest Roads, dirt roads, access road, attached roads, and campgrounds.

As of Thursday afternoon the Windy Fire burning in the Tule River Indian Reservation and Giant Sequoia National Monument has grown to 43,745 acres and was 6 percent contained.

An evacuation warning has been issued for the California Hot Springs and Pine Flat areas. The evacuation warning includes M-504 at Tyler Creek, Southeast to Pine Flat, West to M-56 and Fire Control Road, North up Tyler Creek Road. The warning will continue to include structures, side roads, …

Several of the City’s upcoming community events — Cars under the Stars, Music on Main Concert Series, Pioneer Days and the Porterville Veterans Parade — were brought up and discussed Tuesday during the Scheduled Matters segment of the City of Porterville’s regular scheduled City Council meeting.

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A new digital sign has been installed at the Porterville Historical Museum.

VISALIA, CA – The Tulare County Sheriff has issued an evacuation warning for the communities of Camp Nelson, Pierpoint, Coy Flat, Mountain Aire, Cedar Slope, Alpine Village, Rogers Camp, and Sequoia Crest due to the Windy Fire.

The Windy Fire burning in the Tule River Indian Reservation and the Giant Sequoia National Monument reached 31,388 acres and was 7 percent contained as of Wednesday.

The Windy Fire burning in the Tule River Indian Reservation and the Giant Sequoia National Monument reached 31,388 acres and was 7 percent contained as of Wednesday morning.

The Porterville College Writer and Poet Speaker Series will present its first speaker of the fall, Tim Z Hernandez, a non-fiction wirter and author of “Manana Means Heave.”

As of Tuesday morning the Windy Fire had grown to 26,051 acres and was 5 percent contained. There were 1,136 firefighters working to fully suppress the blaze.

The Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency announced on Monday five people in the county have bee diagnosed with West Nile Virus.

As of Monday afternoon the Windy Fire had grown to 25,191 acres and was four percent contained. The fire is buring on the Tule River Indian Reservation and in the Sequoia National Forest, including the Giant Sequoia National Monument.

The California Highway Patrol closed Highway 190 at Redwood Drive this morning due to the Windy Fire. Only residents of Cedar Slope were allowed through and needed proof of residency. As of Monday morning there was no estimated time of when the highway would be reopened.

Saturday night’s Powwow grand entry at McCarthy Ranch, Tule River Indian Reservation, was as vivid in colors as it was in spirit and dance as numerous Native Americans - wearing colorful regalia decorated with feathers, sashes, fringe, bells and other ceremonial items – from throughout the r…

At about 9 p.m. Sunday the Sequoia National Forest reported the Windy Fire had grown to 23,801 acres and was four percent contained.

Porterville residents will soon be able to order pumpkin and salted caramel breve's and cold brews, as well as other Dutch Classics, Dutch Frosts, Dutch Sodas and Lemonades, as the long-time anticipated Dutch Bros Coffee opens Friday.