State water supply rises after Dec. rain

December storm runoff and close coordination among federal and state agencies to take advantage of it will allow the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) to increase expected water [...]

Tulare Co. Crop Report

For the week ending Jan. 17, 2015. Small Grains And Other Field Crops: Field preparation and planting of winter wheat for grain and silage continues as weather conditions permit. The dense fog [...]

Valley to field test avocados

The San Joaquin Valley is the heart of California agriculture, but hasn’t been a hospitable home for commercial avocado production. UC Cooperative Extension specialist Mary Lu Arpaiais conducting [...]

IRS warns of latest phone scam

Each tax season, identity thieves find new ways to con honest taxpayers. This year is no different as the IRS warns about a sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers, including recent [...]

Exeter PD warns of utility fraud

The IRS isn’t the only public agency being impersonated. Earlier this month, the Exeter Police Department sent out an alert about scammers impersonating representatives from Southern California [...]

Crop Row

Farm groups work with new Congress As the new Congress convenes, California farm groups say they will renew their efforts to pursue key issues at the federal level. A California Farm Bureau [...]

Tulare co. Crop Report

For week ending Jan. 10, 2015. Small Grains And Other Field Crops: Field preparation and planting of winter wheat for grain and silage continues. Wheat, oats, and other winter forage crops have [...]

Buon appetito, Woodlake

Fulfilling a dream takes drive, ambition, and often times raw talent. For Mario Granados Alvarado all three of these essential components came into play when, after working every position [...]

Brenda’s Bold and Beautiful

The Jon Ginsburg Gallery is pleased welcome Brenda Allison of Fresno. as our guest artist for January-February 2015. Brenda’s work is recognized by her exceptional use of color and ability to [...]

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