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More locations for free tax preparation
Community Services Employment Training is adding locations in the county to provide tax services in communities that include Exeter, Goshen and Earlimart.
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Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Thunderstorms exit after splashing Sacramento overnight
Visitors to the Kaweah Oaks Preserve near Visalia make their way down the Sycamore Trail under threatening weather.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Local music roundup: Country music coming to the South Valley
Looking to hear some live music in the upcoming weeks in Tulare County? Here are some ideas: Central Valley's Leaving Austin is a modern-country group that is consistently packing out shows and building a huge fan base.
The Fresno Bee
Valley farmers may need genetic engineering to fight citrus pest
Cornelio Sanchez, agriculture tech with Cooperative Agriculture Support Service Agency, demonstrates the setting of a trap to monitor the Asian citrus psyllid.
The Fresno Bee
California water official hopes for end to zero allocation
In this southwesterly view, remote Bradford Island lies near the confluence of the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers.
Enjoy First Friday in downtown Visalia
First Friday is to take place on Friday in Downtown Visalia. From 5:30-8:30 p.m. participating merchants and restaurants will, once again, open their doors to the community to help local artists showcase their work and talent.
Acclaimed Calidore String Quartet coming to Visalia
One of the finest string quartets in North America will perform for Music at the Main in Visalia on March 9. As part of the program, the Calidore String Quartet will premier a new composition by popular Tulare County composer Ken Elias.
Ash Wednesday starts Lent
Ash Wednesday marks the start of Lent, which precedes Easter Sunday by 46 days. Millions of Americans use the Lenten process to fast or give up indulgences of their choice.
Visalia teen convicted of second degree murder
Neftali Bonilla, 18, will likely face 40 years to life in state prison. His sentencing is scheduled for April 24. Bonilla, along with fellow gang members, confronted 23-year-old Jose Garcia about his perceived gang affiliation just before midnight on June 7, 2013 in north Visalia, ultimately shooting him three times in the chest.
The Fresno Bee
Two Tulare County men guilty in bar attack
A Visalia man was found guilty of premeditated attempted murder, and a Tulare man was found guilty of felony assault Wednesday for the stabbing and beating of a man in November, the Tulare County District Attorney's Office said.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Helen Hernandez, wife of north Visalia activist, dies
Helen Hernandez, the wife of well-known north Visalia activist Manuel Hernandez, has died.
Fresno builder buys Mangano Homes from local developer
Wathen Castanos Hybrid Homes, a Fresno-based builder, has acquired Mangano Homes, a developer of commercial and residential projects in San Luis Obispo and Visalia.
Visalia man recovering after being shot multiple times
A Visalia man is recovering after he was shot several times early Tuesday morning, police said.
In a vote that may not make Visalians with lush lawns and landscapes happy, the Visalia City Council likely will vote later this month to initiate the city's highest restrictions for water use among homes and businesses.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Academy Award film "20 Feet from Stardom" showing on March 20 at Visalia Fox Theatre
"20 Feet from Stardom," Academy Award winner for Best Documentary, is about untold true story of backup singers behind some of greatest musical legends of 21st century, 7:30 p.m. March 20 at Visalia Fox Theatre, 300 W. Main St., Visalia.
Driving in fog
She was beautiful, vibrant and thoughtful. She loved her family and her work. She had a wealth of friends.
Pressure mounts on Visalia school district trustee
Charles Ulmschneider is between a rock and a hard place. A member of the Visalia Unified School District Board of Trustees, Ulmschneider came under fire last year for missing board meetings.
Support group binds together Latina businesswomen
Nearly 20 women cheered and clapped as Miss Peru walked into a Visalia home last Friday.
Teacher shortage hits Visalia, Tulare
After more than 35 years of teaching students the art of welding, building and designing, John Field is retiring.
Visalia Auction For Rumored Sex Film With JFK, RFK and Marilyn Monroe Canceled
Rumors about an affair between President John F. Kennedy, Robert Kennedy and Marilyn Monroe have been around for more than 50years.