IT guy saves County $100K

  Tulare County Information & Communications Technology employee Ryan McArthur spent much of his extra time in 2013 fixing and upgrading the County’s financial hardware system, AFIN. It [...]

‘Exeter Responds’ to teens needs

  The two biggest adjustments in a child’s life happen in a three year span midway through their education as a student and an individual. Middle school is an awkward, confusing and [...]

Visalia boutique sparkles with style

An Exeter native and former downtown business owner has returned to Tulare County. Janice Borba celebrated the opening of her second Bling Queen Boutique in Visalia last week. The Visalia Chamber [...]

Woodlake business wins ethics award

The BBB serving Central California and Inland Empire Counties is pleased to announce the South Central California companies as the Ethics Award winners for Marketplace Excellence: Ortiz [...]

Tulare Co. Crop Report

For the week ending May 10, 2014 . Small Grains And Other Field Crops: Winter grains are being cut and dried for baling. Some fields are being green-chopped. Oats are being harvested for cattle [...]

Crop Row

Dry times spark wildfire concerns in Calif. With extremely dry conditions this year, California is preparing for a severe wildfire season. As part of Wildfire Awareness Week, fire officials [...]

Dairy farmer a 1st in top spot

Outgoing Tulare County Farm Bureau President Steve Godlin will pass the gavel to local dairy farmer Joey Airoso at the Farm Bureau annual meeting this week. It will be a first in the [...]

Champion rebrands Lindsay facility

Champion Home Builders, a leading provider in off-site residential and commercial construction in North America, recently announced that its Lindsay facility will begin selling homes under the [...]


  For the week ending May 3, 2014. Small Grains & Field Crops: Alfalfa fields continue to be cut and baled. Irrigated oat fields are showing good growth. Dryland plantings continue to [...]

County, City settle impact fee lawsuit

  Several years of negotiations between Tulare County and the City of Porterville related to land use and the process for possible collection of impact fees wrapped up last week. Tulare [...]