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The Porterville Police Department and Vice President of the Police Association presented Crystal Davis, Director of the Cancer Treatment Center, with a donation of $5,000 to Sierra View Medical Center’s Roger S. Good Cancer Treatment Center at the Give Cancer the Boot Breast Cancer Awareness…

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Porterville College Professor of English as a Second Language Bulmaro Cisneros, Ph.D,  introduced himself to a large audience of students, faculty, and the public and spoke about his struggle entering the U.S. as an illegal immigrant in 1985, and how he crossed the border with children and o…

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At its meeting of October 10, 2019, the Governing Board of Trustees for the Porterville Unified School District announced a vacancy on the Governing Board left by the recent passing of Sharon Gill. 

This year’s Veterans Section in the Porterville Recorder will be focused on the banners that line much of the streets in our community honoring those from this area who have served this country.

Sheriff Mike Boudreaux is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Tulare County Sheriff’s Office K9 Deputy, “Rocco.”

On Wednesday, in Department 17 of the Tulare County Superior Court, South County Justice Center, Judge Michael Sheltzer sentenced Timothy McDarment, age 51, to life in prison for DUI murder that took the life of a one-year-old child and injured two adult women. On September 17, 2019, a jury …

The Fall Clean-Up Free Disposal event will be held on Saturday, October 19 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the City Corporation Yard, 555 N. Prospect.

The Porterville Police Department has received a $90,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a one-year enforcement and education program. 

At its meeting of October 10, 2019, the Governing Board of Trustees for the Porterville Unified School District announced a vacancy on the Governing Board left by the recent passing of Sharon Gill. 

A Porterville man who had been missing for three days was found in Patterson on Saturday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The Our Heroes Dreams Invitational, formerly known as the Patriot Day Golf Tournament, will be held on Saturday, November 9 at River Island Country Club.

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Thousands of people flocked to Porterville, hankering for home-cooked and mouth-watering pork ribs, and other festival food delights during Pioneer Days on Saturday in downtown Porterville.

The 64th Chuckwagon Breakfast at Porterville Fairgrounds, Saturday, October 12, a fundraiser hosted by 4-H families was a benefit for all the children learning to raise livestock, cook, crafts, and sports in the clubs in every school district and then some.

The Grand Humbug of E. Clampus Vitus, Chapter 1855, Nick “Big Nick” Spry, and members of the Clampers of Tulare County gathered round and held a proclamation dedicating a stone marker for, “Nettie Smith’s Place,” Saturday, October, 12 outside of the Porterville Recorder newspaper building. T…

The meeting of the Porterville City Council may be a lengthy one on Tuesday night as the Council’s agenda currently sits at 17 consent calendar items, six public hearings, one second reading and four scheduled matters.

Gene Price was born in Hanford and attended elementary and junior high school there. He moved to Porterville in 1953. 

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A groundbreaking ceremony for a kindergarten wing was held on Thursday, October 10, by Woodville Union Elementary Superintendent Lou Saephan, Principal Amanda Renteria, and school district Board of Trustees  who broke the ground.

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The Business Expo at the Porterville Fairgrounds, hosted by the Porterville Chamber of Commerce, was buzzing with life as waves of guests walked from booth to booth, exploring the plethora of businesses in attendance.

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At the Burkey Center on Thursday, October 10, Krista Nix, Educational Coordinator for Summit Charter Academy Homeschool in the Burton School District, and 39 homeschool children, ages kindergarten through 8th grade were learning about energy. 

Josh Pearson sat with his father, Steve Pearson, in the rental office of the Townhouse Apartments on Thursday morning, peering at a picture of Steve’s father, Claude Pearson, when he first broke ground on the Townhouse Apartments.

The Porterville Art Association will host Signature Pastel Artist LaVone Sterling, who will conduct a Landscape & Sky Pastel Workshop on Saturday October 19. 

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The variety of quilts shown at the Porterville College Art Gallery and reception on October 3 amazed both college students and the general public alike. 

On October 4, at approximately 6:10 p.m., Porterville Police Department Special Investigations Unit detectives responded to a residence located in the 1400 block of South Westwood Street to serve active arrest warrants for Adrian Hernandez and Elaine Ferrel. Both subjects were contacted at t…

The Porterville Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance with locating Rafael Herrera Rios. Mr. Rios was last seen driving a blue-green 1995 Toyota Corolla, California license plate #3NEW142, similar to the one pictured above. Mr. Rios suffers from Dementia and was last seen b…

Although the meeting of the Lindsay City Council was a short one, on Tuesday evening the Council took action on several items. 

The Lindsay Cultural Arts Council will be hosting their annual “Night at the Museum” event on October 12 at the Lindsay Museum and Gallery. This event will be a celebration of two recent acquisitions for the city and all of its residents; a labyrinth and a collection of historic Lindsay oran…

On October 8, at approximately 9:50 p.m., Porterville Police Department Special Investigations Unit Detectives responded to a residence located in the 400 block of North El Granito Street to apprehend a wanted fugitive and active criminal street gang member, William Allen. Allen had a felony…

The 8th Annual Pioneer Days & Rib Cook-Off event is slated for October 12 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Main Street in Porterville. 

It’s spooky season, and you know what that means; pumpkins, costumes and scares, and for those still looking to decorate their house or take the kids out for a nice season themed day, Changala’s Pumpkin Patch has got it covered. From a pick-your-own pumpkin patch to fun rides and spooky maze…

Tulare County District Attorney Tim Ward has announced criminal charges against Anthony Martin, 20, following the shooting death of his 21-year-old girlfriend on the morning of October 5 in Visalia.

It was the ultimate slap in the face to those from Porterville who paid the ultimate price for this country.

An audience sitting in the pews at the elegant Arts and Crafts style First Congregational Church on Saturday, October 5, enjoyed the 1925 silent film “Phantom of the Opera” accompanied by acclaimed organ player Dave Moreno from Sacramento, who played for First Congregational last year.

The Lindsay City Council will hold a regular meeting tonight, and on the consent calendar is the approval of Resolution 19-54 concerning the acceptance of a $100,000 grant to go towards the Department of Public Safety.

Well known leader Laochu Cha, known as Lawrence in this country, and former senator of Laos, has passed away and thousands among the Hmong community paid their respects during a huge ceremony at the Fresno Convention Center with more than 3,000 people attending from near and far, throughout …

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