City takes sides on 3 Props

By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN Visalia – If you are unsure how to vote on the 17 state propositions that appear on your ballot this November, the Visalia City Council has offered its opinion on at [...]

County sex offenders are out of compliance

@TheSunGazette visalia – Just before Halloween, when thousands of children went Trick or Treating in every community in Tulare County, the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department went door to door on [...]

Visalia rapist gets life in prison

@TheSunGazette visalia – A Visalia man who raped a disabled woman will spend the rest of his life in prison. On Oct. 27, Judge Lloyd Hicks sentenced 51-year-old William Bickford of Visalia to 54 [...]

Otters pop up as new school’s mascot

By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN visalia – Visalia Unified School District’s newest elementary school isn’t built yet and won’t open to students until next fall. But it does have a name, mascot and [...]

Charter-ing A New Course

By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN visalia – A charter school unwilling to compromise its mission to remain part of Visalia Unified School District will now apply for renewal at the county level. [...]

Police arrest 3 in Oct. 17 shooting

@TheSunGazette visalia – Three men were arrested last week in connection with the shooting at the Flyers gas station on Oct. 17. Visalia Police Department detectives identified and arrested Apfu [...]

Visalia Police Log

Visalia Police Log Tuesday, Oct. 18 At 10:55 a.m. in the area of Rd 100 and Avenue 264 in the Tulare, deputies responded to a report of an unresponsive female in the canal.  Deputies arrived at [...]