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McCarthy presses bill to clean up forest, protect Giant Sequoias
A bill to expedite and streamline fuel reduction projects around Sequoia National Forest was the subject of hot debate before the House Natural Resources Committee.
May 15, 2023
Visalia Unified nears new deal with teachers. Here’s what the two sides are agreeing on.
Assuming approval by the teachers, the district could ratify the agreement next week.
May 4, 2023
Tulare DA staves off removal effort in Tulare Hospital corruption case
Former executives who ran Tulare’s public hospital attempted to have DA Tim Ward removed from their prosecution over alleged frauds.
April 26, 2023
FEMA opens disaster recovery center in Tulare County
Along with the new resources provided by FEMA, Tulare County business owners will also be able to receive special help.
April 17, 2023
Tulare DA fumes as violent, repeat felon walks after sawed-off shotgun conviction
Tulare County prosecutors argued the repeat felon was eligible for up to six years imprisonment on a lengthy list of convictions.
March 29, 2023
Sequoia, Kings Canyon NP could see slower-than-anticipated reopening, park service says.
The succession of storms shuttered the two national parks. Reopening them might be more complicated than originally believed.
March 27, 2023
South Valley communities battle flooding as storms continue
Cut levees – both authorized and illegal – are sending stormwater across the southern San Joaquin Valley.
March 22, 2023
FEMA sets up supply trailers at Fresno Fairgrounds
The federal aid comes as thousands of people are forced to evacuate their homes due to the recent storms.
March 15, 2023
Sequoia National Park to close Thursday evening
National Park Service officials are unsure when the Giant Forest within Sequoia National Park will reopen.
March 9, 2023
Evacuation warnings issued for upcoming severe storm
The foothill communities throughout Fresno and Tulare Counties are expected to be hit the hardest.
March 8, 2023