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Record-breaking Gala for SVF - Porterville Recorder: News

Each year the Sierra View Foundation hosts its largest fundraising event, the Annual Gala, to raise awareness and improve technology available at Sierra View Medical Center. On Saturday, Sept. 16, the 11th Annual Sierra View Foundation Gala was the largest yet with nearly 500 in attendance to raise

PORTERVILLE RECORDER - 2017-09-19 13:00:00

Today in History - Porterville Recorder: National News

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Sept. 19, the 262nd day of 2017. There are 103 days left in the year. An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety. Today in History Today is Tuesday, Sept. 19, the 262nd day of

PORTERVILLE RECORDER - 2017-09-19 04:00:00

Pier Fire could be contained by Wednesday

The Pier Fire, which has engulfed 36,556 acres of land east of Springville, has reached 85 percent thanks to a drop in the mercury and firefighters not letting up. The fire, which sparked nearly three weeks ago, is expected to be fully contained by Wednesday, according to Sunday's incident report.

VISALIA TIMES-DELTA - 2017-09-17 19:50:43

All evacuation orders lifted for Pier Fire

All evacuation orders will be lifted as of 10 a.m. Monday, officials announced. The 37,000-acre fire that sparked on Aug. 29, along Highway 190 near Springville is now 95 percent contained. Officials predict firefighters will have full containment later this week. Weather played a major role in co

VISALIA TIMES-DELTA - 2017-09-18 16:11:14

Visalia student threatens to open fire at middle school

School administrators called police when they learned a student made threats to open fire on campus. Officers interviewed several students who identified a middle-schooler who lived in Goshen. With help from the Tulare County Sheriff's Department, Visalia officers went to the student's home. Officer

VISALIA TIMES-DELTA - 2017-09-18 22:23:17

Women hurt in crash with alleged DUI driver

STOCKTON - Two people were sent to a hospital and one man with a history of driving under the influence of alcohol was arrested following a two-vehicle collision Sunday evening in central Stockton, authorities reported. The two injured victims were both female. Their ages were not available. Accordi

RECORD - 2017-09-18 22:41:27

Visalia woman arrested after a man was stabbed in the hand

A 57-year-old Visalia woman was arrested Sunday on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after a man was stabbed in the hand, Visalia police reported. Visalia police were called to a home in the 2800 block of East St. Johns Parkway about 12:40 p.m. for a report of a disturbance involving a man

FRESNO BEE - 2017-09-17 23:24:00

Kern hits top crop value in nation for the first time

Kern County is No. 1! The San Joaquin Valley's southernmost county has officially taken the top spot for the value of its agricultural products in 2016, making Kern the top agricultural producer - not only in the state, but in the nation. "This is just a testament to how integral agriculture is to K

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2017-09-19 19:02:00

FOLLOW: Valley clergy clash with Nunes in Visalia

Faith leaders from Tulare and Fresno counties gathered in front of Congressman Devin Nunes (R-Visalia) office early Tuesday morning. During the Congressional recess, clergy will offer prayers and call for Nunes to show support for his constituents. Beginning in March, clergy submitted more than nin

VISALIA TIMES-DELTA - 2017-09-19 17:35:31

Judge denies request to seat Tulare hospital board member

A Tulare County judge declined Monday to wade into the battle between the Tulare Regional Medical Center Board and the company that runs the hospital district after an attorney for HealthCare Conglomerates Associates vowed a newly elected board member would be seated at the district's next public bo

VISALIA TIMES-DELTA - 2017-09-18 19:28:42

Visalia standoff ends in arrest

Subscribed, but don't have a login? A Visalia woman refused to surrender after police say she stabbed her husband Sunday afternoon. A man called police just after 12:30 p.m. from outside his home after he said his wife, Kathleen French, attacked him. The couple was in an argument when she grabbed a

VISALIA TIMES-DELTA - 2017-09-18 00:02:03

CESAREO GARASA: Carlos Eton grooving to a humanitarian beat

Carlos Eton isn't one to sit around and wait in that all-too-familiar fugue state for life to happen to him. Or, at least, not anymore. The 55-year-old musician, who was born in Puerto Rico and adopted at age 9 by an American family, once had a chance to answer some questions about his early life. H

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2017-09-19 19:00:00

Looking for a job? Here are the Valley's most in demand

California's unemployment rate rose from 4.8 percent to 5.1 percent last month, according to the state Employment Development Department. The upside, though, it's lower than last August's rate of 5.4 percent. The high demand of middle-skill career options in the San Joaquin Valley could help push t

VISALIA TIMES-DELTA - 2017-09-17 17:58:34

Adam's Adventures: Peppermint Creek Falls!

Your going to need your camera for this one and maybe some swimsuits because there is a beautiful 150ft treasure in the sequoias about 2 hours from Bakersfield you can enjoy. 23ABC's Adam Bowles takes us on an adventure to find this treasure in the Sequoias. What your going to do is travel down Hwy

BAKERSFIELD CHANNEL - 2017-09-17 17:41:00

Cops called on protesting clergy leaders

Visalia - A group of Valley clergy men and women had the police called on them after they chanted their way inside the building where Congressman Devin Nunes has his Visalia office. Demonstrators say they've been trying to talk to congressman about immigration and healthcare. They say they feel his

YOURCENTRALVALLEY.COM - 2017-09-20 00:41:53

California Legislators Take Away Cities' Ability to Determine Tower Placement

Small cells like these could pop up closer to your home. Courtesy/Rohanmkth/Wikimedia To the chagrin of city managers and mayors throughout California, SB649 passed-allowing telecommunication companies, such as Sprint, AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile, to install mini cellular antennas in public rights of

OURVALLEYVOICE.COM - 2017-09-19 23:20:21

Visalia bicycle thief shoots at victims who chased him

Subscribed, but don't have a login? When two men watched a suspected bicycle thief make his way into their garage, they weren't about to let him get off easy. It nearly cost them their lives. Shortly after 1:30 a.m. Monday, police were called to the 1900 block of North Park Street after a report o

VISALIA TIMES-DELTA - 2017-09-18 17:27:44

Demolition Derby brings 'rush and crush' to Tulare

As Daniel Snow and his pit crew took to the racetrack to complete their daily 22 push-ups, the crowd cheered them on. The feat of strength was not just to prove he was tough enough to compete in Saturday night's 19th annual Leland Fried Memorial Car Demolition Derby - it was a showing of support to

VISALIA TIMES-DELTA - 2017-09-17 19:13:46

They chased the bike thief, then he put a bullet hole in their car

A bicycle thief opened fire on his pursuers after they caught him stealing a bike from a garage early Monday in Visalia, police reported. The incident occurred near the 1900 block of North Park Street about 2 a.m. Police say the victims caught a man stealing the bike from their open garage and jumpe

FRESNO BEE - 2017-09-18 16:35:00

Luis' Nursery: rooted deep and continuously giving

This is the story of an American dreamer who planted his roots on the outskirts of Visalia. Luis Gonzalez has worked with plants for more than 47 years. He knows almost everything there is to know about horticulture. He can name more than 200 different plants just by looking at leaves. "We had no m

VISALIA TIMES-DELTA - 2017-09-18 23:48:50