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There's no denying for Tulare County and the San Joaquin Valley to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic, what's being done in agricultural will play a huge role.

The fight between the state and federal government over the use of the Delta River has basically stalled how long-term water deliveries from that vital source will be executed.

The Burton School District will be much more prepared to provide virtual learning when the 2020-2021 school year begins.

Thursday was an educational and entertaining day for the children at the City of Porterville Parks and Leisure Summer Day Camp program, who received a special reptile show from E&M Reptile Family. Eric Johnson, owner of E&M Reptile Family, was grateful to be able to bring a handful o…

While the American Civil Liberties Union has sued the Tulare County Sheriff's office over how it's handled the COVID-19 pandemic, Sheriff Mike Boudreaux said everything is being done to combat the virus in Tulare Count jails.

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The Parks and Leisure department kicked off the last week of the city's Summer Day Camp on Wednesday morning with a special trip to the city pool. With no one else to share the water with, the children who signed up for this year's Summer Day Camp enjoyed a relaxing morning in the pool with …

The Human Services Branch of the Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency (HHSA) confirms that a public employee at both the Lindsay District Office and Porterville Child Welfare Services (CWS) District Office has tested positive for the coronavirus. The Lindsay District Office is lo…

While the spread of COVID-19 was considered to still be on the rise in Tulare County, there was one encouraging number that was reported by Tulare County Health and Human Services on Tuesday.

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Mike Henson definitely has a great deal of perspective when it comes to schools grappling with the issue of whether or not to re-open for in-person learning.

Governor Gavin Newsom and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation\ in light of ongoing precautions surrounding the COVID19 pandemic and California’s historical shift toward prioritizing convicted criminals over their victims, have begun the process of releasing thousands …

In his press conference on Monday, Governor Gavin Newsom said he's sending three coronavirus strike teams and $52 million in federal funds to the Central Valley to help the area battle COVID-19.

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Porterville Church of God Pastor David White put it bluntly when he talked about the more than $20,000 the sale of Safe and Sane Fireworks for his parish.

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It was an exciting morning for Mimi Schuler, who helped to organize the Farmers to Families food box event on Saturday. The event served over 1,800 boxes of fresh oranges, grapefruits, plums and grapes to families in Porterville thanks to RJB Produce Inc. who sponsored the Farmers to Familie…

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Governor Gavin Newsom announced a new effort during his press conference on Friday to protect essential workers in the state, including California's 625,000 agriculture and farmworkers.

After a day that saw COVID-19 cases in Tulare County increase by nearly 500, the rise in cases on Thursday decreased considerably, but was still somewhat high.

At Tuesday night's meeting of the Porterville City Council, the Council unanimously approved an Urgency Ordinance to require the use of facial coverings pursuant to state guidelines. Although there was some push back from the public about being required to wear a facial covering while out in…

The Center for American Liberty filed a lawsuit on behalf of several individuals from Southern California on Tuesday to allow schools to reopen for in-person learning.

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Despite the Chamber of Commerce catching fire on her first day as the new CEO, Jessica Brackeen is excited to begin her new career as the face of Porterville’s Chamber of Commerce.

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As the summer progresses, the reality continues to set in that popular Porterville area events during this time of year won't be held.

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In lieu of the arrest of Huu Tieu, the President and CEO of Golden Sunrise Nutraceutical, a group of protesters gathered on Friday hoping to grab the attention of Congressman Devin Nunes, whose office is located above the Bank of the Sierra on the corner of Main Street and Church Street in V…

Governor Gavin Newsom is expected to announce a little later today school districts in counties currently on the state watch list shouldn't reopen their campuses.

The Tulare County Board of Supervisors approved $7.5 million in grants to be given to small business that have been affected by the COVID-19 crisis.

At least one local woman who was going to participate in the 2021 Tournament of Roses Parade was effected when the Tournament of Roses Committee announced the the January 1, 2021 parade was canceled due to the COVID-19 crisis.

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The Porterville City Council is set to hold its regular meeting on Tuesday night where it will hold a public hearing to determine whether or not the residents of Porterville will be mandated to wear a mask when they go out in public.