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The Tulare County District Attorney's Office stated on Thursday a hearing for two teens accused of setting the fire that destroyed the Porterville Library and killed two firefighters has been continued to February 25.

Porterville Unified School District (PUSD) and Burton School District (BSD) had high hopes of seeing their students return to campus in Monday, but after new guidelines for reopening schools were released by the California Department of Health (CDH) on January 14, both districts are having t…

Tuesday's statistics provided by Tulare County Health and Human Services provided a glimmer of hope as far as the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic is concerned.

The agreement between the Eastern Tule Groundwater Sustainability Agency and the Friant Water Authority will provide additional funding for repairs to the Friant-Kern Canal.

Tonight’s meeting of the Porterville City Council at 6:30 p.m. should be rather short and concise as the Council only has three items up for discussion on the agenda, but the meeting will be conducted via live stream only.

The American Legion Hall has been a long-time institution as a place to hold various meetings and ceremonies in communities across this country.

As a result of the state epidemiologist recommending Moderna vaccines not to be administered, Tulare County Health and Human Services announced on Monday it has stopped administering Moderna vaccines.

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The rollout of COVID-19 vaccines continues to be increased gradually with Eagle Mountain Casino , the Tule River Indian Reservation and Sierra View Medical Center among those stepping up their efforts to make them more available.

Summit Charter Intermediate Academy is a middle school in the Burton School District. It's a unique school in that it's the only International Baccalaureate (IB) school which offers the Middle Years Program in Tulare County.

Governor Newsom's administration has officially responded to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan order, continuing to defend the state's guidelines which now essentially prohibit churches to hold indoor services in most of California.

Thanks to Stan Edwards, who matched the $2,500 grant the Porterville Historical Museum recently received from the Bank of the Sierra, the museum now has enough funds to complete their digitization process that will preserve dozens of boxes filled with historical photos donated by Jeff Edward…

As California experiences an unprecedented and exponential surge in COVID-19 cases, Kaweah Delta Medical Center and Sierra View Medical Center have joined together to share how they would triage, limit or ration care in the event the continuing pandemic worsens to the point that becomes necessary.

The number of active cases went down, but the number of COVID-19 deaths continue to rise at an alarming rate, Tulare County Health and Human Resources reported on Thursday.

California is immediately allowing residents 65 and older to get scarce coronavirus vaccines, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday.

The deadline to sign up for Porterville Unified School District Pathways is fast approaching. Students interested in joining a Pathway when they enter high school have until 12 p.m. on Friday to submit their application. Applications can be found at pathways.portervilleschools.org.

With the current surge threatening local hospitals ability to provide care, Tulare County officials continue recognize the obvious need of rolling out COVID-19 vaccines as quickly as possible.

The U.S. Supreme Court has order Governor Gavin Newsom to respond to an emergency writ on behalf of churches in San Bernardino and Riverside Counties.

The Rotary Club of Porterville will hold its Hometown Wednesday event this Wednesday at Habi Sushi, located at 920 W. Henderson Avenue in the Save Mart Shopping Center.

The Rotary Club of Porterville will hold its Hometown Wednesday event this Wednesday at Habi Sushi, located at 920 W. Henderson Avenue in the Save Mart Shopping Center.

Porterville Unified School District is holding off to provide at least some in-person instruction to its K-6 students at all of its elementary schools until January 25.

Agricultural burning is being allowed on an interim basis and under certain circumstances until a more permanent plan for agricultural burning is put into place.

The recently $1.4 trillion omnibus spending package for this fiscal year for government programs approved by Congress and signed by President Donald Trump continues to fund programs to battle citrus disease.

The $227 billion budget Governor Gavin Newsom proposed on Friday and his Forest Management Task Force has provided a strategy to combat wildfires many have been suggesting for a long-time: A combination of prescribed burning and forest thinning.

As could be expected, Governor Gavin Newsom proposed a sprawling $227 billion budget on Friday that address a myriad of challenges facing California.

On Thursday afternoon, the Eastern Tule Groundwater Sustainability Agency’s (ETGSA) Authority Board of Directors hosted a meeting over Zoom, and as part of the agenda the ETGSA approved a contribution to Water Blueprint for the San Joaquin Valley (WBSJV) to identify water supplies in the amo…

The Eastern Tule Groundwater Sustainability Agency took another step on Thursday to contribute to all the funding that's needed for much needed repairs of the Friant-Kern Canal.

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Tulare County, the city of Porterville has cracked down on mask-wearing by making it mandatory to wear a mask while in public places.

It was a long time in coming, but the Sequoia Complex is now considered to be 100 percent contained.

The Tulare County Cattlewomen are offering scholarships based on academic achievement and leadership skills. Students must be planning to pursue an education in the agriculture industry with a livestock emphasis. Below are the requirements for applicants and a list of available scholarships.

A survey of the snowpack conducted by the California Department of Water Resources at the end of 2020 was as expected, not encouraging.