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Silva becomes first Questbridge Scholar from Porterville High

Will attend Rice University next fall on full-ride academic scholarship

Yesenia Ramos Silva is a exemplary Porterville student who comes from a humble background, and she is on the path to success.   Read more

The Station brings holiday cheer to Springville shoppers

The Station is a family run business owned by Patti Torrey, Jared Holve, and Holve’s daughter, Brooke Grigsby. They’ve been open since November of last year, and delight in supporting the local community. Read more

Western Divide Ranger District recognized as District of the Year

The Western Divide Ranger District of the Sequoia National Forest was awarded District of the Year at the ninth annual Pacific Southwest Regional Forester’s Honor Awards Ceremony, held December 12 in Sacramento.  Read more


Prep Volleyball: Kelley tops All-EYL list

Nine others receive All-League honors Read more

Local Sports Roundup: 4 Spartans on All-ESL list

Four players from Strathmore High School girls water polo made All-East Sequoia League.

On the first team was team captain Paulina Cemo. The sophomore scored 46 goals and was also voted the team’s Most Valuable Player. Strathmore head coach Monty Newkirk described Cemo as “a great player and teammate”. Read more

Gisin flown to hospital after crashing in World Cup downhill

SELVA DI VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) — Swiss skier Marc Gisin was hospitalized Saturday following a nasty crash in a World Cup downhill. Read more


Letters to the Editor

Thanks for your help on the Rally Wagon and, Setting the record straight on CALPERS Read more

California GOP doesn’t have to be irrelevant

From across California, the obituaries for the California Republican Party have come thick and fast ever since the November election. After all, the GOP’s onetime national stronghold in Orange County now lacks even a single Republican in Congress. Read more

Coding, programming and computer science

With technology changing every industry on the planet, computing knowledge has become part of a well-rounded skill set for graduates, yet fewer than half of all schools in the United States teach computer science.  Read more


Death Notices

Linda Carol Cunningham, a resident of Porterville

Stephanie Robin Lisenbery, a resident of Porterville,

Salomon Alcala Galvan, a esident of Porterville

Antonio Oseguera, a resident of Porterville Read more

Death Notices

Amelia Gloria Altuzarra, a resident of Porterville

Rita Elizabeth Borbon-Thulin, a resident of Terra Bella

Troy Vernice Mead, a resident of Porterville Read more

Death Notices

Rev. Warren Francis Taylor Jr., a resident of Porterville

Nettie Williadeene Wray, a resident of Porterville Read more


Weather Today

A few clouds. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the low 40s.


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A few clouds. Highs in the mid 60s and lows in the low 40s.

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Mainly sunny. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the low 40s.Wed
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