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 [...]

Exeter auto shop has curb appeal

Just three months after taking over, half brothers Luis Cabrillo and Jorge Meza have given Exeter’s auto body and paint shop a complete overhaul. To celebrate their new look in style, the [...]

More citrus falls under quarantine

At a time of year when citrus growers are usually considered with low temperatures the industry is more concerned with a rise in the appearance of a citrus pest across the state. Earlier this [...]

Christmas is cold but not frozen

Weather reports called for a hard freeze throughout the San Joaquin Valley on Christmas night. Fortunately for Valley citrus growers, cold temperatures failed to drop below critical lows. Weather [...]

Tulare Co. Crop Report

For the week ending December 26, 2015 Small Grains and Other Field Crops: All cotton fields are in compliance with the Cotton Plowdown Regulations. Harvested fields are undergoing preparations [...]

‘Penney’ pincher caught

Finding Black Friday-like deals any day of the week wasn’t hard for friends of one Visalia cashier. Miguel Ferreira, a store cashier at JCPenney in Visalia, was arrested on Dec. 15 after officers [...]