Citrus pest spreads in the Valley

Agricultural officials and citrus farmers continue to work with California residents and other stakeholders to control the spread of the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP), a citrus pest of grave concern [...]

Digging up dollars for families

Pacific Western Bank and Rural LISC announced a $1 million loan to Self-Help Enterprises last month as part of a collaborative effort to alleviate drought conditions in the San Joaquin Valley. [...]

Do the ‘Local Motion’ with TCAG

Businesses interested in sponsoring Tulare County’s transportation awards are running out of time. The deadline for sponsorships of the fifth annual Local Motion awards is this Friday, Jan. 8. [...]

Tulare County Crop Report

For the week ending Jan. 2, 2016. Small Grains and Other Field Crops: Winter crops such as wheat are thriving with a good mixture of rain and sunshine. Those that have planted dryland fields (no [...]

Self-Help develops a new year in 2016

As the last 365 day period came to a close, there was diligent planning that happened throughout. Now with 2016 already six days in the making, Self-Help Enterprises has provided time to plan out [...]

Water trickles in first half of 2016

February Feb. 1 – Coldwell Banker branches J. Heaton & Associates in Exeter and Avedian Properties in Visalia announced a merger between the two forming the new Avedian-Heaton Properties [...]

leaping to the rescue

As you are making resolutions for a healthier 2016, biologists have started working on their resolution to give about 300 endangered frogs a healthier life as well. Critically endangered tadpoles [...]

1 dead, 3 hurt in gang stabbing

Police arrested four people last week in connection with a gang attack that sent three people to the hospital. At 2:25 p.m. on Dec. 22, the Visalia Police Department responded to a residence in [...]