As more vaccine supply is delivered to Tulare County, area healthcare providers, pharmacy partners, and state-sponsored OptumServe locations are joining Tulare County Public Health in getting eligible residents throughout Tulare County vaccinated for COVID-19, the health department stated on…
While Tulare County didn't technically meet the threshold to allow more high school, youth and adult recreation sports to be held on an expanded basis, it was suggested by Tulare County Supervisor Dennis Townsend that maybe the county could be more “liberal” as far as the guidelines are concerned.
Santa Fe Elementary School was placed under lockdown as a precaution early Tuesday afternoon. The Porterville Unified School District stated the school was placed under lockdown at the request of the Porterville Police Department due to an off-site incident.
All the pieces for providing COVID-19 vaccines to Tulare County residents are basically their except the most important piece of all: the required supply of the vaccines themselves.
Tulare County Sheriff Mike Boudreaux disputed the characterization of the actions taken by his department that was presented during a press conference on Monday dealing with issue of residents living on the Tule River.
On Monday afternoon, residents along the Tule River, with help from Central Valley Empowerment Alliance, INC. (CVEA), held a press conference to shine light upon the recent events that have taken place along the river at the hands of the Tulare County Sheriff's Office (TCSO).
Film Series: Small Axe (2020)
Director: Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave)
Starring: John Boyega (Star Wars), Letitia Wright (Black Panther)
Streaming Platform: Amazon Prime
The Sierra View Medical Center Board of Directors met on Monday evening where they took action to change their regular meeting times and discussed the possibility of adding a term limit for each seat.
Sierra Hills, a Holiday Retirement Community in Porterville, will be among the first retirement communities in the country to receive the COVID-19 vaccine for its residents. The COVID-19 vaccine will be provided by Key Medical and administered by American Care, a Hospice Company.
Granite Hills High School's Gisela Marroquin and Sequoia Middle School's Libby Sophia Sanders were the winners of the Alta Mira Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution American History Essay Contest.
On Tuesday night, during their regular meeting, the Porterville City Council held a public hearing in regards to an amendment that was needed to the 2019 annual Action Plan in order to reallocate the use of up to $200,000 in Community Development Block Grant CARES Act (CBDG-CV) funding for t…
This morning residents of the encampment on the Tule River, supported by Tulare County community groups, are filing suit in Superior Court, asking for an injunction to stop the Tulare County Sheriff from forcing them to leave their homes. River residents were given notices by Sheriff deputie…
As she promised, State Senator Melissa Hurtado has reintroduced legislation that would provide fund to improve California's water infrastructure, including the Friant-Kern Canal.
All of Alta Vista School's students are on track to receive high speed internet as part of a service proved by the Tulare County Office of Education.
Thursday was an emotional day for Porterville Fire Department personnel as they took the day to commemorate their fallen brothers, Fire Captain Raymond Figueroa and Firefighter Patrick Jones, who lost their lives fighting the blaze that destroyed the Porterville Public Library on February 18…
In memory and honor of Porterville Fire Captain Raymond Figueroa and Firefighter Patrick Jones, who both lost their lives battling the Porterville Library Fire one year ago, at 4 p.m. sharp on Thursday the Porterville Fire Department (PFD) released a highly anticipated video commemorating th…
On Wednesday in Department 5 of the Tulare County Superior Court, the court sentenced Leland Wood, 48 of Terra Bella, to 8 years in state prison for a crime that occurred in December of 2019.
PRESS RELEASE2/18/21PORTERVILLE MAN SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR POSSESSING BOMB MAKING MATERIALS, ELDER ABUSEToday at the South County Justice Center, the Tulare County Superior Court sentenced Joshua Isgrigg, age 33, to 5 years in state prison after pleading no contest to the following: one cou…
Tulare County continues to gradually head in the right direction when it comes to its status as far as COVID-19 is concerned.
On the 1-year anniversary of the February 18, 2020 fire that destroyed the Porterville public Library and killed two Porterville Firefighters, State Senator Melissa Hurtado-D has introduced a resolution that would name a stretch of Highway 65 after the firefighters.
It's the one-year anniversary of what someone on Facebook referred to in their post as “probably the worst day in our city's history.”
It was an extremely busy day for county employees, nurses and volunteers who staffed the Porterville College (PC) Point of Distribution (POD) site on Wednesday, where hundreds of people received their second dose of Moderna, one of the COVID-19 vaccines.
At about 5 p.m. Wednesday, Tulare County Sheriff's Office deputies were called to the Iglesias Del Pueblo Church in the 18000 block of Ave. 144 in Poplar for felony vandalism and burglary.
In memory and honor of Porterville Fire Captain Ramon Figueroa and Firefighter Patrick Jones, who both lost their lives battling the Porterville Library Fire one year ago, at 4 p.m. sharp on Thursday the Porterville Fire Department (PFD) released a highly anticipated video commemorating the …
ulare County has now met the metric for schools to reopen for grades K-6. But local school officials have said all along it will take some time for in-person instruction to be offered on a more expanded basis.
A man accused of being under the influence of a controlled substance, following people in a suspicious manner and eventually assaulting officers has been arrested.
As the one-year anniversary of the fire that destroyed the Porterville Public Library approaches, the national effort to honor the two Porterville firefighters who died battling the blaze continues.
Film: Black Panther (2018)
Director: Ryan Coogler (Creed, Fruitvale Station)
Starring: Chadwick Boseman (42, Get On Up), Michael B. Jordan (Creed, Fruitvale Station), Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave, Us)
Streaming Platform: Disney+
Runtime: 134 minutes
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
When it comes to direction as far as conflict of interest goes as far as who can be a candidate the Sierra View Medical Center Board of Directors found out this: there's basically no direction.
On Tuesday night the Porterville City Council will hold a regular meeting over Zoom beginning at 6:30 p.m. On the Council’s agenda is two public hearings and six scheduled matters. Those wishing to submit comments to the Council for either Oral Communications or either of the public hearings…
Sequoia National Forest officials announced on Friday areas outside the burned perimeter of the Castle Fire will reopen on Tuesday, February 16.
Merrily Davies will present a free art demonstration on Circle Art at the Porterville Art Association's general meeting to held on Saturday February 20 at 10 a.m. This event is open to the public. Wearing a mask and practicing social distance are requirements to attend.
Jose Torres, a Terra Bella native who has been serving as a homicide lieutenant with the Tulare County Sheriff's Office, has been promoted to captain.
Soon to be 65-year-old Arnett Hartsfield was completely surprised with a well organized drive-by parade on Thursday afternoon at Terra Bella Elementary School in celebration of his retirement after spending 20 years with the Terra Bella School District.