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The total number of coronavirus cases in Tulare County jumped to 43 on Monday afternoon, the Tulare County Department of Health and Human Services stated.

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The $2 trillion stimulus package signed into law by President Trump on Friday includes $48.9 billion for the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration.

When it comes to Moody’s Analytics rating of metropolitan area economies at the greatest risk of being severely hurt, it’s not surprising the Visalia-Porterville area is expected to sustain its share of damage.

The dedication of the Veterans Memorial at Porterville College has led retired PC administrator Steve Schultz to write a book about those from Porterville High School who served in Vietnam.

There are now 24 positive cases of coronavirus in Tulare County. Tulare County Health and Human Services reported there were four new cases on Friday.

The Porterville Breakfast Rotary Club's Run For Life to benefit the Roger S. Good Cancer Center scheduled for May 2 has been postponed. A new date for the event will eventually be announced.

The Springville Rodeo Association posted on its website on Friday the Springville Sierra Rodeo scheduled for April 24-26 has been canceled.

The Tucoemas Federal Credit Union Branch at 1389 West Henderson in the Porterville Marketplace will open on Monday by appointment only for limited transactions.

Since the onset of the COVID-19 virus pandemic, the Tulare County District Attorney Bureau of Investigations has received nearly 50 calls from residents reporting price gouging.

Sierra View Medical Center recently honored several individuals at its annual awards program. Two prestigious awards were presented to Pete Martinez, who was named as the 2019 Employee of the Year, and Gary Wilbur, who was named as the 2019 Leader of the Year.

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks is announcing additional modifications to operations in response to guidance from the Tulare County Department of Public Health. The health and safety of  visitors, employees, volunteers, and partners is their number one priority. The National Park Ser…

The California Highway Patrol reported there was an injury collision in which at least four people were injured that happened at about 5:15 p.m. Tuesday.


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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has closed all recreation facilities, including campgrounds, visitor centers, boat launches, and day-use areas to protect against the spread of COVID-19. This includes all the facilities at Success Lake.
The 10 parks and lakes run by the S…

The City of Porterville provided an update on Tuesday on all the services it's still providing. The city stated all essential services will continue for residents and the city has taken action to limit, suspend, or cancel all activities that are non-essential in an effort to help slow the sp…

With the good comes the bad. The rain over the past week — which included another sizeable storm on Sunday night through Monday morning — is obviously a welcome site to the agriculture industry as it transitions to its spring and summer activity.

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Fire Station 1 is back in action after being vacated due to the Porterville Public Library fire that shook the community to its core on February 18. Because Station 1 abuts where the library once stood, no fire personnel had been working in the station since the blaze that destroyed the libr…

The number of positive cases of the coronavirus in Tulare County jumped to 16 as the Tulare County Department of Health and Human Services reported four new cases on Monday.

Everyone in the community has been encouraged to display the American Flag and also to display a pink heart on their doors. Those who display pink hearts show their appreciate to all of the health care workers and emergency medical personnel during this difficult time.

California Governor Gavin Newsom is calling on all Californians to help provide food for the most vulnerable during this coronavirus crisis.

Eric La Price, District Ranger for the Forest Service, Western Divide District, works closely with the crew and said they’re doing a prescribed burning project at the Trail of 100 Giants in the Sequoia National Forest to consume all the material that built up on the ground over the last seve…

Keller Williams and nine-year-old Payton Davis are bringing to fruition an idea sparked by David Gong. 

Tulare County Farm Bureau has closed its lobby to visitors, but staff will continue to report for work Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., to provide support to the essential industries of agriculture, transportation, food processing, packaging, and more.

On March 13 at Centinela State Prison near El Centro, a California parole board issued a 7-year parole denial for Lucio Brito, 43, for the 1997 stabbing death of a 16- year-old Visalia man. 

Beginning March 23rd, Porterville Unified School District (PUSD) will provide meals at no cost to children ages 1-18 at PUSD elementary, middle, and high school locations from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.