Lightening the way

The number of solar farms is growing in Tulare County and at least three near foothill cities are nearing completion. But the local projects differ from the thousand-acre, 20-megawatt sites seen [...]

Tulare Co. taps new Asst. Ag Commish

Tom Tucker has been appointed to the position of Assistant Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer, Tulare County Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer Marilyn Kinoshita announced last week. Tucker, who will [...]

Down to Business

El Nuevo in Exeter is closed this week El Nuevo Mexicali No. 4 in Exeter temporarily closed its doors on July 22 for some remodeling. In its July newsletter, the Exeter Chamber of Commerce [...]

Tulare Co. Crop Report

For the week ending July 20, 2013. Small Grains And Other Field Crops: Alfalfa continues to be cut, windrowed, dried, and baled. Cotton is being cultivated, fertilized, and irrigated. Cotton [...]

Crop Row

Dry grass leaves cattle ranchers in a bind Sun-scorched pastures are a common sight across California, leaving cattle ranchers concerned about their ability to maintain herds with little or no [...]

Fat Boyz allowed to reopen in Lindsay

A crazy Friday night left the Lindsay City Council with questions about a local business and a nearby event. At about 10:30 p.m. on June 21, Lindsay Police officers were dispatched to Elmwood and [...]

Tulare Co. Crop Report

For the week ending July 13, 2013. Small Grains And Other Field Crops: Double-cropping to dry beans, silage corn, and Sudan grass continues. More fields are maturing. Hay quality is good due to [...]

Down to Business

Exeter Chamber holds 2 ribbon cuttings, grand opening this week The Exeter Chamber of Commerce will celebrate two ribbon cuttings and a grand opening this week for two local companies. The ribbon [...]

CVCB completes acquisition of VCB

Board of Directors of Central Valley Community Bancorp, the parent company of Central Valley Community Bank (CVCB), has successfully completed its acquisition of Visalia Community Bank, [...]