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Animal hoarder permanently barred from having contact with animals

Under the terms of the agreement, Crystal Kisicki and St. Francis All Creature Rescue and Sanctuary are barred from possessing or "rescuing" any animal, selling or adopting out animals, working or interacting with animals, or adopting, buying or otherwise procuring any animals from any source.

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Related Topix: Monterey County, CA, Fresno County, CA, Contra Costa County, CA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Another View: Plan to reintroduce grizzly bears is unrealistic

While a proposal to reintroduce grizzly bears to the Sierra Nevada sounds thrilling, it may be too ambitious for at least three reasons: Human encroachment on habitat, climate change and the fact that these bears would be a non-contiguous population in a limited range.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Nightly lane closures next week on Highway 99 in Tulare County

The northbound portion of Highway 99 between Highway 198 and Betty Drive in Goshen in Tulare County will be reduced to one lane from Sunday night through Tuesday morning between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. One to two of the connector ramps of the Highway 99 and Highway 198 interchange will be closed as needed from Sunday night through Friday ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tulare, CA

The Fresno Bee

Tulare County Head Start centers accepting applications from migrant families

The Early Childhood Education Program of the Tulare County Office of Education is accepting applications from migrant families with toddlers and preschoolers for enrollment at preschools funded by Head Start.

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Related Topix: Preschoolers, Family

The Fresno Bee

Griswold: Kings County to start jail construction

It's believed to be the first jail to break ground under phase two of AB900, the jail construction law of 2007.

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Related Topix: Kings County, CA, Porterville, CA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

KMPH-TV Fresno

Farm Specialist Killed In Accident On COS Farm

An ag specialist for the College of Sequoias' died tragically Friday morning on the campus farm in Tulare.

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Related Topix: Tulare, CA

KTVU Oakland

Californians get $9.7 million in fed drought aid

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced $9.7 million in new drought aid on Friday to help rural Californians hurt by the state's three-year drought.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, California, Agriculture, Science, Farmersville, CA, Sonoma, CA

CBS Local

Federal Government Awards Rural Californians $9.7 M In New Drought Aid

The Agriculture Department said Friday the money will help 73,000 Californians in 11 counties.

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Related Topix: California, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Farmersville, CA

The Fresno Bee

Rural Valley homes' dry wells draw attention of U.S. ag secretary Vilsack

Tom Vilsack, U.S. secretary of agriculture, talks with Carlen Overby, a resident near Farmerville in an area of Tulare County where wells are going dry.

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Related Topix: Tom Vilsack, Agriculture, Science, Farmersville, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Police: Visalia man died of natural causes

Visalia police called the Tulare County Coroner's Office and said the cause of death was unknown and under investigation.

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Related Topix: Visalia, CA

Freshnews

Health Enhancement Products, Inc. Secures Capital Increase To Fund...

Health Enhancement Products, an innovative Michigan-based biotech firm, is pleased to announce that its primary lender has increased the company's credit facility to $6 million, making $1 million available immediately to expedite both canine and bovine validation studies currently underway in the United States and Canada.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Porterville man arrested in arson at Tule River reservation

Zachary Janoko, 27, was arrested Tuesday after a two-week investigation by the Tulare County Sheriff's Department, the Tule River Fire Department and the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

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Related Topix: Porterville, CA

The Fresno Bee

Visalia woman gets prison time for daughter's death

A 34-year-old Visalia woman was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in prison after she was found guilty of child abuse resulting in death in Tulare County Superior Court, District Attorney Tim Ward said.

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Related Topix: Visalia, CA, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Criminal Defense Law

The Fresno Bee

Fresno County supervisors impose medical marijuana crop fines

Fresno County supervisors Tuesday levied their largest fine yet in an appeal of the medical marijuana ordinance, imposing a $99,000 fine against a man who was caught growing 99 plants on his property near Laton earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Fresno County, CA, Laton, CA, Squaw Valley, CA, Kerman, CA

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Fresno County falls behind Tulare County as state's king of agriculture

Fresno County was dethroned as California's leading agricultural producer in 2013 despite the rise of almonds as the county's second billion-dollar crop.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Fresno County, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Fresno, CA

Examiner.com

Hiking Near Tulare

Are you looking for a fun way to get out of town, get some exercise, and not have a long drive? Consider hiking in Tulare County.

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Related Topix: Tulare, CA, Kaweah, CA, Visalia, CA

Mon Jul 14, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Thunderstorms possible over Sierra from summer monsoon moisture

Rumbles of thunder could be heard in the Sierra mountains and foothills after monsoon moisture moved into the Valley Monday from the southwest.

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Related Topix: Weather, Sanger, CA, Visalia, CA, Fresno, CA

Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Porterville man shoots self in head

A 32-year-old Porterville man shot himself in the head just after midnight Sunday when the gun he was handling discharged, the Tulare County Sheriff's Department said.

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Related Topix: Porterville, CA

The Fresno Bee

Central Valley could be focus for Indian tribe recognition

The federal government is proposing a shorter process for Indian tribes to gain recognition, but a California group warns it could lead to a proliferation of tribal gaming.

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Related Topix: California, Fresno County, CA, Kern County, CA, Mariposa County, CA, Tuolumne County, CA

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Visalia man arrested in string of armed robberies

A man who allegedly robbed eight businesses at gunpoint in Visalia, Exeter and Tulare County was arrested Saturday, Visalia police said.

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Related Topix: Visalia, CA, Exeter, CA

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