Sierra View Medical Center reported another death due to COVID-19 on Sunday morning, bringing the total of deaths the hospital has had due to the coronavirus to 12.

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It may not what our fallen heroes deserve or make up for what's lost this year but Jay Rice put it best when he said, “it's something.”

Tulare County Health and Human Services reported 51 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the total of coronavirus cases in the county to 1,603.

As many areas in Tulare County begin to reopening more businesses after the Tulare County Board of Supervisors voted to allow the county to move into Phase III, health officials advise residents to remain vigilant in the fight against COVID-19.

The California Highway Patrol is encouraging only essential travel be done and social distancing to continue to be practiced during Memorial Day weekend.

Tulare County Public Health Officer Dr. Karen Haught strongly encourages community members to be mindful of the risk COVID-19 continues to pose to the health of communities and to the most vulnerable populations. 

A Porterville Police Officer fired at a suspect after he accelerated his vehicle at the officer on Thursday.

Balch Park will be reopening for day use on today, but overnight camping still won’t be permitted. The fee for day use is $5 per vehicle.

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The truck stolen from the father of fallen Porterville City Fire Captain Ray Figueroa has been found. The shields that Figueroa's father planned to donate to the Porterville City Fire Department were also found, but badly damaged.

While there was a handful of items for the Porterville City Council to discuss at their regular meeting on Tuesday night, the majority of the conversation revolved around the Tulare County Board of Supervisors (BOS) decision to override the public health order and reopen the county through S…

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On May 5th, Tulare County Sheriff's Office (TCSO) Deputies were called to 505 E. Naranjo Blvd. in Woodlake for an unattended death. The investigation revealed that Dane Weatherly had passed away on a public bench at this address. There was no evidence of trauma or foul play and his death is …

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The small business owners in Porterville are tired of being closed and they displayed their frustrations in the form of a protest on Tuesday afternoon in front of City Hall on Main Street.

Sequoia National Forest announced developed recreation sites will remain closed on the Western Divide Ranger District until today, the Hume Lake Ranger District until June 11, and the Kern River Ranger District until Thursday.

On Monday afternoon, Tulare County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a call in Lindsay for a sexual assault. When they arrived, the 15-year-old victim told deputies 23-year-old Richard Garcia had forced her to have sex with him.

So after the Tulare County Board of Supervisors voted to support allowing more businesses in the county to open, the question is can they actually reopen? The answer is basically yes — but with some caveats.

The encouraging data for Tulare County when it comes to the statistics on the COVID-19 pandemic lasted just one day.

(Editor's Note: Those who are having special celebrations for high school and college graduates in their neighborhoods are welcome to submit a short summary of the celebration with photos to be featured in the Porterville Recorder. Submissions can be e-mailed to Porterville Recorder Editor C…

While it won’t officially be recorded in the COVID-19 pandemic statistics reported by public officials, it looks like it’s going to be one of the most painful losses of all.

At its regular meeting scheduled for Tuesday evening, the Porterville City Council is set to discuss a handful of items, one being the creation of a five-year plan in order to accept funds from the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) to put towards permanent hous…

Sierra View Medical Center reported on Monday it has had another death due to COVID-19, bringing the total of deaths Sierra View has had due to the coronavirus to 10.

While it's only one day, Tulare County had an encouraging development on Monday. But the county still won't benefit from the state's new relaxed guidelines for reopening businesses quicker.

While it's only one day, Tulare County had an encouraging development on two fronts on Monday when it comes to reopening businesses more quickly.

The Tulare County Health and Human Services reported an increase of 92 cases from Friday to Sunday. The department reported on Sunday there were 1,430 COVID-19 cases, up from 1,338 on Friday.

DELANO — A truck belonging to the father of a Porterville firefighter killed while battling a fire in Porterville in February was recently stolen, along with shields he was planning to deliver to the Porterville Fire Department.

The final weigh-ins for the Bid for the Kid livestock sale took place on Saturday morning at the Porterville Fairgrounds barn, where there was a long line of trucks waiting even before the 9 a.m start time hit.

(Editor's note: The Porterville Recorder would like to feature the plans all districts in the Orange Belt have for the Class of 2020 when it comes to their graduation ceremonies. Whatever local districts have planned whether it be videos for the graduates, virtual ceremonies or drive-thru ce…

Sierra View Medical Center has just announced it has had another death due to COVID-19, bringing the total of deaths due to the coronavirus at the hospital to nine.

Testing capacity for COVID-19 has increased in Tulare County and public health officials are encouraging more people to be tested.

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Although the drop-off location for book donations to the Porterville Library is still closed, on Wednesday the location was opened for a special donation drop-off that came all the way from Danville, Ca.. The Community Presbyterian Church (CPC) of Danville organized a book drive that brought…