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Youth who perform in the Barn Theater will have a chance to see how they stack up on a national stage. And Barn Theater youth have a tradition of stacking up pretty well.

To say Jessica Brackeen has had her share of challenges since becoming the Porterville Chamber of Commerce's chief executive officer would be an understatement.

As part of Porterville Unified School District pathway summer camps Manufacturing and Construction Technology Academy, MCTA, students at Monache spent last week constructing a garden shed.

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A large plume of smoke could be seen coming from East Porterville Sunday evening at about 6:30 p.m. The Tulare County Fire Department with assistance from the Porterville Fire Department and CALFIRE Tulare Unit were on scene of a 2 alarm structure fire in the area of Springville and Conner i…

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s the final seconds of the Southern California State Championship girls basketball game's clock ticked down, the Strathmore High Spartan fans were already on their feet. And when the buzzer sounded, the standing-room-only crowd exploded into deafening screams, shouting cheers and whistles wh…

It's not surprising with the thunderstorm and lightning activity late Thursday night there was numerous fire activity in Tulare County on Friday.

Students in the Manufacturing and Construction Technology Academy, MCTA, at Monache were able to rise and shine. And as a result, a few more children will have the chance to rise and shine from a comfortable bed as well.

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It wouldn't be an overstatement to say a truck stolen from the Porterville Area Coordinating Council is more precious than gold.

It wouldn't be an overstatement to say a truck stolen from the Porterville Area Coordinating Council is more precious than gold.“We're a little non-profit,” PACC Director Ryan Land said. “That truck is golden to us.”The white 1990 Chevrolet flat bed pick up with an hydraulic lift was stolen …

Today and Saturday will be the worst days when it comes to the current heat wave. The temperature will begin to cool down on Sunday, but will still be extremely hot.

The Porterville City Council took swift action during its meeting on Tuesday on two matters that should substantially help deal with the issues of homelessness and providing services for the most vulnerable in the community.

At its meeting on Tuesday the Porterville City Council decided to accept applications from individuals interested in filling the vacated City Council seat created by the resignation of Daniel Penaloza.

Nearly 1,200 COVID-19 vaccines have been administered at the Community Vaccination Clinic located at the Porterville Veterans Memorial Building since the clinic's launch on Thursday, May 13.

Porterville College will give students more flexibility in the upcoming fall semester with some of its courses to help many students who have busy lives to fit their coursework into their schedules.

Even though California fully opened up its economy on Tuesday and loosened restrictions the Tule River Indian Reservation will continue to maintain its current safety policies related to COVID-19.

Porterville College was one of 286 organizations chosen by MacKenzie Scott to receive a donation from $2.7 billion being made by the billionaire philanthropist. And PC will receive $7 million.

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A Porterville family is looking for a 14-year-old girl who they say has run away. The Taylor family stated Alyssa Taylor, 14, has run away.

The Porterville Fair is back and while it will be a scaled back version, there will be again the food and rides that come with the fair.

Hundreds of red, white and blue balloons dotted the sky and flew past a stalled Old Glory at Porterville's 40th annual Flag Day Celebration “Stars and Stripes Forever” Monday evening at the Grocery Outlet parking lot on Olive Avenue.

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At about 8 a.m. Monday morning 44-year-old Warren Ensign of the Tule River Reservation contacted Tule Reservation Police and said he wanted them to shoot him and wouldn't comply with requests to show his hands, if he was asked to.

Just 35 miles from downtown Porterville is one of the area’s most precious hidden gems – the California Hot Springs Resort - a perfect place to get out of the valley heat while enjoying the warmth of the atmosphere and the water.

The Porterville City Council will consider approving a budget of more than $31 million for day-to-day operations of the city for the 2021-2022 fiscal year at its next meeting.

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Worth the wait — that's what patrons at the Gisler Farms Sweet Corn stand said again and again Friday morning when the stand opened at 9 a.m. for its 36th year and in time for National Corn-on-the Cob day which falls each year on June 11.

The Tulare County Fair returns this year when it opens on Wednesday, September 15 with new rides, tribute bands, the popular Destruction Derby, fair food and livestock competitions.

Health care and emergency services professionals will answer the community’s questions about the COVID vaccine and will discuss vaccination opportunities at the Community Vaccination Clinic located at the Porterville Veterans Memorial Building, 1900 W. Olive, during a virtual vaccine meting.…

Linked Learning recently announced Lindsay High School’s Academy of Health Sciences as one of its new Silver Certified pathways. The academy provides study in medicine, human anatomy, disease/injury prevention, and nutrition.

On Wednesday, State Assembly Republican Whip Devon Mathis, whose district includes Porterville, led several Assembly Republicans in submitting a letter to Governor Gavin Newsom requesting additional resources to address the continued Employment Development Department unemployment claims backlog.

For the past 26 years, Jovita Castaneda has been working on what was once the Calderwood Hotel on Main Street. Located on the northeast corner of Main Street and Putnam Avenue, the once 40-room hotel built in 1858 has been transformed into several Roman-inspired luxury apartments, complete w…