BY CHARLES WHISNAND
More than 100 young exhibitors gathered over the weekend at the Porterville Fairgrounds for the 33rd show in 34 years of the Sierra Winter Classic – a three-day steer and heifer show put on by the Porterville Junior Fair Board. The show didn’t run in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic
By the time the city of Porterville is through a major portion of the community from Henderson to the Heritage Center could be dedicated to parks and recreation facilities.
Dr. Bindusagar Reddy has been selected as the chairman of the Sierra View Health Care District Board which oversees Sierra View Medical Center, the hospital announced on Friday.
Call it the Prom Under The Pyramid or trule a Stars in the Hills event, but the Stars in the Hills event is returning and this year those attending will have a chance to dance under the stars.
Tulare County Animal Services is teaming up with Best Friends Animal Society to offer an adoption special for large dogs currently awaiting at the county animal shelter to be placed in a home.
Every morning even before the sun comes up, Natalie Werlhof, 15, is up and getting ready to start her day. She then dresses and heads out to the ranch where her cattle are, and puts in a couple of hours before heading to school.
Despite the COVID pandemic, Sierra View Medical Center has continued to welcome the community's newborn children. One by one, every Sierra View baby born in one of the toughest times the world has ever seen has arrived, bringing joy to the hospital and community.
For the past three years, high school Pathway students have been serving as interns through the Climate Action Pathways for Schools, CAPS, in an effort to make the Porterville area greener and cleaner.
It's the best of both worlds. That's what Colonel Fred Dohnke said about his position as the new commandant for the Porterville Military Academy, a Porterville Unified School District Pathway Academy, and one of only 14 such programs in the state.
orterville College announced on Wednesday it will begin the spring semester next week online. The college announced for at least the first two weeks of the spring semester, which begins Tuesday, all on-campus lecture classes will switch to an online format.
Less than a week remains for owners of properties that sustained structural damage in the Hopkins, Washington, Windy, French, Fawn and River Complex fires to enroll in the state's Consolidated Debris Removal Program.
On Friday in Department 10 of the Tulare County Superior Court, the court sentenced Gustavo Zamora, 69 of Lindsay, to 25 years-to-life in prison for child molestation.
The Lindsay City Council will consider how the city should use its federal American Rescue Plan funds and will also look at moving ahead on an ordinance, allowing food trucks to operate in the city.
The COVID case rate continues to rise in Tulare County and while there's also a gradual increase in the number of hospitalizations in the county, it hasn't been as high as the overall case rate.
Tulare County has consistently ranked behind the rest of the county and nation when it comes to COVID vaccination rates.That pattern has continued when it comes to the fully vaccinated who have received their third booster shot. Tulare County ranks among the lowest in the state when it comes…
Porterville’s young, Future Farmers of America know what they are doing. And on Saturday, they proved to the judges, their teachers and their peers when they gathered for the Fifth Annual Don Laux Memorial FFA Citrus Judging Contest held at the Porterville Fairgrounds.
Porterville Unified School District students were offered an opportunity for a free drive-up, rapid COVID19 two-day pop-up testing event on Friday. The event continues from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at 900 W. Pioneer Avenue. The tests aren't mandatory for students but do serve as a tool for PUS…
With the change in Congressional districts caused by the redistricting process Springville native Louis Gill is no longer planning to challenge Republican Kevin McCarthy in his new Congressional district.
All Tulare County property owners affected by the 2020 Castle Fire who participated in the state's debris removal program how now completed the process and can now seek permits from the county for reconstruction.
Tulare County Sheriff's Office Detectives are asking for the public’s Help to Track Down a Person of Interest in a fatal stabbing that happened early Thursday morning in Porterville.
On January 5, 2022 at approximately 6:08 p.m., Porterville Police Officers were dispatched to the area of Jaye Street and Tule River regarding a possible stabbing. Upon arrival in the area, Officers located a 25 year-old victim who had sustained apparent stab wounds. Medical aid was rendered…
In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, Tulare County Public Health and the Tulare County Fire Department are teaming up to provide at-home COVID test kits for children returning to school from winter break.
Darin Garrett, owner of Jake's Roofing of Porterville, stopped by the Central California Family Crisis Center on Main Street on Tuesday to present a $3,000 donation to the organization.
Each January for the last several years, owners Gary Adest and Barbara Brydolf have invited the public to begin the year with a beautiful experience at River Ridge.
More of Sequoia National Forest continues to gradually reopen following wildfires that have swept through the forest over the past two years.
A jurisdictional hearing conference in which motions are scheduled to be entered and a jurisdictional hearing have been scheduled in the case of two teenage boys accused of starting the fire that destroyed the Porterville Public Library on February 18, 2020.