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VFD: Fires from illegal fireworks doubled this year, killing 1 - Foothills Sun Gazette
VFD: Fires from illegal fireworks doubled this year, killing 1  Foothills Sun Gazette

Visalia issued record number of citations for illegal fireworks during deadly Fourth of July holiday that killed a man. By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN. VISALIA ...


Posted on Wed, 14 Aug 2019 14:56:18 GMT



Fire claims Ringneck Retreat Hunting Lodge - Plainsman
Fire claims Ringneck Retreat Hunting Lodge  Plainsman

HITCHCOCK — On Wednesday, July 17, starting at approximately 6:45 p.m., the Ringneck Retreat Hunting Lodge near Hitchcock was engulfed in flames.


Posted on Wed, 24 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Homeless encampment's cooking fire charred 2 acres in Tulare - Visalia Times-Delta
Homeless encampment's cooking fire charred 2 acres in Tulare  Visalia Times-Delta

Police believe a fire that covered Tulare in black smoke and halted traffic on the city's southwest side was sparked in one of the city's known homeless ...


Posted on Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tulare County Fire Department breaks ground on station No. 1 - Foothills Sun Gazette
Tulare County Fire Department breaks ground on station No. 1  Foothills Sun Gazette

By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN. TULARE COUNTY – Gerald Lindsay has seen a lot of changes to fire *service* in Tulare County since he began as a volunteer ...


Posted on Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Terra Bella gang members convicted of murder | News - Porterville Recorder
Terra Bella gang members convicted of murder | News  Porterville Recorder

Late in the afternoon of August 13 in Department 17 of the Tulare County Superior Court, South County Justice Center, a jury convicted Isidro Gomez Reyes, age ...


Posted on Thu, 15 Aug 2019 14:49:00 GMT



752 pounds of illegal fireworks seized by Tulare County fire inspectors - Visalia Times-Delta
752 pounds of illegal fireworks seized by Tulare County fire inspectors  Visalia Times-Delta

Tulare County Fire Department investigators and the Tulare County Sheriff's Department seized 752 pounds of illegal fireworks on Tuesday after getting a tip ...


Posted on Wed, 03 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Residents wrangle with ranch rentals - Foothills Sun Gazette
Residents wrangle with ranch rentals  Foothills Sun Gazette

By Reggie Ellis. @Reggie_SGN. THREE RIVERS – While the county was holding a town hall meeting to answer questions about a proposed 225-room hotel ...


Posted on Wed, 31 Jul 2019 13:11:22 GMT



Tulare County firefighters battle 150-acre fire at Rocky Hill - Visalia Times-Delta
Tulare County firefighters battle 150-acre fire at Rocky Hill  Visalia Times-Delta

Tulare County firefighters battled the first of potentially many wildfires on Saturday.


Posted on Sat, 01 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tulare firefighters: Homeless encampment not cause of outlet center blaze - Visalia Times-Delta
Tulare firefighters: Homeless encampment not cause of outlet center blaze  Visalia Times-Delta

A major grass fire threatened the area around Tulare Outlet Center forcing some businesses to evacuate.


Posted on Mon, 13 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tulare Co. Sheriff endorses Carry concealed weapon holders rights to bare arms - YourCentralValley.com
Tulare Co. Sheriff endorses Carry concealed weapon holders rights to bare arms  YourCentralValley.com

On Tuesday, Tulare County Sheriff Mike Boudreaux posted a tweet on Twitter encouraging people to get a carry concealed permit. This message comes as the ...


Posted on Wed, 07 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fire crews contain grass fire near Highway 99 in Tulare County - KFSN-TV
Fire crews contain grass fire near Highway 99 in Tulare County  KFSN-TV

Tulare County firefighters contained a 15-acre grass fire that damaged a vacant building near Visalia Sunday afternoon.


Posted on Sun, 30 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fire rips through Time Out Pizza and Fun Center, business 'temporarily' closed - Visalia Times-Delta
Fire rips through Time Out Pizza and Fun Center, business 'temporarily' closed  Visalia Times-Delta

An early morning blaze forced Tulare's Time Out Pizza and Fun Center to temporarily close.


Posted on Fri, 19 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tulare County firefighters battle two-alarm blaze in Exeter, 3 injured - Visalia Times-Delta
Tulare County firefighters battle two-alarm blaze in Exeter, 3 injured  Visalia Times-Delta

Three people were injured in a two-alarm house fire that dozens of Tulare County firefighters worked to extinguish. Around 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, neighbors ...


Posted on Sun, 12 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Farmersville names new fire chief - Foothills Sun Gazette
Farmersville names new fire chief  Foothills Sun Gazette

City Council names Farmersville resident Douglas Stewart as volunteer chief of the Farmersville Fire Department. By Crystal Havner Reporting for The Sun- ...


Posted on Wed, 31 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Visalia Fire Department to add EMS response vehicles to fleet thanks to Measure N - Visalia Times-Delta
Visalia Fire Department to add EMS response vehicles to fleet thanks to Measure N  Visalia Times-Delta

In 2018, the fire department responded to 15229 calls for *service* — 10498 (69%) were for medical requests.


Posted on Tue, 16 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



40 mph winds spread fire, down trees and lift carports in Tulare County - Visalia Times-Delta
40 mph winds spread fire, down trees and lift carports in Tulare County  Visalia Times-Delta

With gusts of wind topping 40 mph throughout the day across the Valley, first responders received several reports of trees toppled and a grass fire.


Posted on Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fire burns house in Tulare County - YourCentralValley.com
Fire burns house in Tulare County  YourCentralValley.com

A fire burned a house in Strathmore on Wednesday, the Tulare County Fire Department said.


Posted on Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Earthquake update: State of emergency declared in Ridgecrest. No deaths or major injuries - Visalia Times-Delta
Earthquake update: State of emergency declared in Ridgecrest. No deaths or major injuries  Visalia Times-Delta

3:25 p.m. Thursday: Ridgecrest Mayor Peggy Breeden has declared a state of emergency in the Kern County city of 28,000 people. In a press conference, first ...


Posted on Thu, 04 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Construction bids sought for county fire station - Visalia Times-Delta
Construction bids sought for county fire station  Visalia Times-Delta

Supervisors approved seeking construction bids for the county fire department's new station on Lovers Lane, a move needed because of urban growth.


Posted on Wed, 02 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Fire crews battling barn fire in Tulare County - KFSN-TV
Fire crews battling barn fire in Tulare County  KFSN-TV

Crews are currently on scene of a barn and equipment fire on Avenue 328, west of Highway 99, just north of Goshen.


Posted on Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



3 metal buildings, 1 car destroyed in Tulare County fire - KMPH Fox 26
3 metal buildings, 1 car destroyed in Tulare County fire  KMPH Fox 26

A fire destroyed three metal buildings and at least one car in Tulare County. It happened around 3:00 a. m. Friday in the area of Road 156 and Visalia Road in ...


Posted on Fri, 02 Nov 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Fire at storage facility costs VUSD $1 million in damages - Visalia Times-Delta
Fire at storage facility costs VUSD $1 million in damages  Visalia Times-Delta

Crews from Tulare County and Farmersville fire departments are on the scene of a working industrial fire on Road 156, just south of Avenue 288.


Posted on Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



1,200 gallons of flammable substance found in Pixley hazmat incident - KFSN-TV
1,200 gallons of flammable substance found in Pixley hazmat incident  KFSN-TV

Firefighters have left the scene of a Hazmat situation in the South Valley.


Posted on Tue, 12 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Visalia man hurls hedge clippers at fire station windows, picks fight with motorists - Visalia Times-Delta
Visalia man hurls hedge clippers at fire station windows, picks fight with motorists  Visalia Times-Delta

After a long day of fighting fires and saving lives, Visalia firefighters had an unwelcome guest stop by the firehouse.


Posted on Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Firefighters investigate deadly north Visalia blaze - Visalia Times-Delta
Firefighters investigate deadly north Visalia blaze  Visalia Times-Delta

The body of a man found dead in his north Visalia trailer was covered with a tarp while Visalia firefighters and police investigated the deadly fire, according to ...


Posted on Tue, 02 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Body found in burning car, Tulare County detective ask for clues to help identify victim - Visalia Times-Delta
Body found in burning car, Tulare County detective ask for clues to help identify victim  Visalia Times-Delta

While firefighters were fighting a blaze in southern Tulare County they found something they weren't expecting, a body.


Posted on Tue, 25 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Visalia man arrested in connection with deadly Fourth of July blaze - Visalia Times-Delta
Visalia man arrested in connection with deadly Fourth of July blaze  Visalia Times-Delta

Days after an 86-year-old man died in a Visalia house fire caused by illegal fires, police have arrested a man in connection to the blaze.


Posted on Tue, 09 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Two top leaders in Tulare step down as city council set to meet - Visalia Times-Delta
Two top leaders in Tulare step down as city council set to meet  Visalia Times-Delta

Two long-time Tulare public servants who recently served as interim department heads during tumultuous months announced Friday was their last day.


Posted on Sun, 09 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Two saved in Tulare County swift water rescue - YourCentralValley.com
Two saved in Tulare County swift water rescue  YourCentralValley.com

TULARE COUNTY, California – Two people were rescued from the Kaweah River in Three Rivers Friday afternoon. The Tulare County Fire Department posted ...


Posted on Fri, 05 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Treasurer Fiona Ma announces fall bond sales of $4.16 billion - Orange County Breeze
Treasurer Fiona Ma announces fall bond sales of $4.16 billion  Orange County Breeze

State Treasurer Fiona Ma announced the upcoming sales of seven bond issues totaling approximately $5.16 billion. The sales begin September 5 with $2.3.


Posted on Mon, 19 Aug 2019 17:01:00 GMT



Tulare County home goes up in flames, cause under investigation - Visalia Times-Delta
Tulare County home goes up in flames, cause under investigation  Visalia Times-Delta

On Wednesday night, Tulare County firefighters were called to the blaze in the 31000 block of Gray Drive in the Ranch Park area.


Posted on Thu, 03 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



75-year-old Tulare resident homeless after large oak tree crushes his home - Fresno Bee
75-year-old Tulare resident homeless after large oak tree crushes his home  Fresno Bee

What Benny Cabral, 75, first thought it was an earthquake late Tuesday night, turned out to be a large oak tree which fell onto the house he rents, trapping him ...


Posted on Wed, 19 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



CHP, Tulare County fire pull vehicle from Tulare canal - Visalia Times-Delta
CHP, Tulare County fire pull vehicle from Tulare canal  Visalia Times-Delta

CHP officers spotted a vehicle in a Tulare canal Tuesday morning.


Posted on Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Investigation underway after body found in burned car at Tule River Indian Reservation - KFSN-TV
Investigation underway after body found in burned car at Tule River Indian Reservation  KFSN-TV

Just after 1 a.m. Sunday, fire crews responded to a report of an explosion and car fire near Chimney Road and Reservation Drive at the Tule River Indian ...


Posted on Mon, 24 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Suspected arsonist caught setting fire near Visalia police and fire dispatch center - Visalia Times-Delta
Suspected arsonist caught setting fire near Visalia police and fire dispatch center  Visalia Times-Delta

The fire was started within walking distance of the newly built Visalia Emergency Communication Center.


Posted on Wed, 15 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Grass fire at Visalia Industrial Park threatens nearby equipment yard - Visalia Times-Delta
Grass fire at Visalia Industrial Park threatens nearby equipment yard  Visalia Times-Delta

The fire was reported just before 9 p.m. in the 8200 block of West Doe Avenue, in the Visalia Industrial Park.


Posted on Tue, 25 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Flooding near Friant-Kern Canal forces fire department to evacuate 11 homes - Fresno Bee
Flooding near Friant-Kern Canal forces fire department to evacuate 11 homes  Fresno Bee

Some residents of Strathmore, CA had to leave their homes because of flooding, the Tulare County Fire Department said. It is not known what caused the ...


Posted on Fri, 08 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Property owners, here's why you should cut those overgrown weeds - Visalia Times-Delta
Property owners, here's why you should cut those overgrown weeds  Visalia Times-Delta

Residents who own vacant fields have started receiving notices to chop weeds and cut grass.


Posted on Wed, 01 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



63 farmworkers treated after insecticide sprayed in nearby field sickens some - Los Angeles Times
63 farmworkers treated after insecticide sprayed in nearby field sickens some  Los Angeles Times

More than five dozen farmworkers were treated by hazmat teams in a field in Tulare County on Tuesday after a pesticide was sprayed at nearby farm and at least ...


Posted on Wed, 19 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



16-year-old boy still hasn't resurfaced after falling into Tule River - Visalia Times-Delta
16-year-old boy still hasn't resurfaced after falling into Tule River  Visalia Times-Delta

The search for a missing 16-year-old boy continued Tuesday. The boy slipped into the fast-flowing Tule River Sunday night and hasn't resurfaced. Tulare County ...


Posted on Tue, 14 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tulare sued for $4 million over Mexican and Latin music festival - KMPH Fox 26
Tulare sued for $4 million over Mexican and Latin music festival  KMPH Fox 26

A huge festival of Mexican and Latin music that drew tens of thousands to the Central Valley is now at the center of a $4 million federal lawsuit against the City of ...


Posted on Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



BREAKING: Brush fire forces firefighters to close portions of Highway 198 - Visalia Times-Delta
BREAKING: Brush fire forces firefighters to close portions of Highway 198  Visalia Times-Delta

A grass fire just north of Highway 198 has disrupted traffic in the area.


Posted on Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Stolen box truck prompts Visalia hazmat team call - Visalia Times-Delta
Stolen box truck prompts Visalia hazmat team call  Visalia Times-Delta

A stolen box truck prompted a hazmat call after large barrels of liquid were found inside. Visalia Fire Department's hazardous material team responded with ...


Posted on Wed, 13 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Breaking: Body of Tulare County teen pulled from Tule River after month-long search - Visalia Times-Delta
Breaking: Body of Tulare County teen pulled from Tule River after month-long search  Visalia Times-Delta

After a month-long search, the body of a 16-year-old Strathmore boy was pulled from the Tule River, according to Tulare County sheriff's officials. On Wednesday ...


Posted on Wed, 26 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tulare gun store catches fire, closes main roadway - Visalia Times-Delta
Tulare gun store catches fire, closes main roadway  Visalia Times-Delta

Tulare Fire Department was called to a small business center along the heavily-used roadway just before 2 p.m. with reports of a fire.


Posted on Sat, 29 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Massive oak tree falls on Tulare man’s home, destroying it - Fresno Bee
Massive oak tree falls on Tulare man’s home, destroying it  Fresno Bee

A 75-year-old Tulare resident is lucky to be alive after a massive oak tree fell on his home late Tuesday evening, destroying the structure.


Posted on Wed, 19 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Family of two escapes burning Visalia home, cat dies in blaze - Visalia Times-Delta
Family of two escapes burning Visalia home, cat dies in blaze  Visalia Times-Delta

A Visalia family escaped a house fire with the family dog. Their cat wasn't as lucky. On Monday morning, the Visalia Fire Department responded to a report of a ...


Posted on Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Video added: Eyewitness video of downtown Visalia blaze - Visalia Times-Delta
Video added: Eyewitness video of downtown Visalia blaze  Visalia Times-Delta

Businesses damaged in the fire include Cafe 225, Acapulco Jewelers and Mama K's Diner.


Posted on Wed, 26 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Crews investigating cause of house fire in Porterville - KFSN-TV
Crews investigating cause of house fire in Porterville  KFSN-TV

The Tulare County Fire Department is investigating the cause of an early morning house fire in Porterville.


Posted on Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



1 rescued from car in canal - KMPH Fox 26
1 rescued from car in canal  KMPH Fox 26

One person was rescued from a car that went into a canal. It happened Friday morning in the area of Road 144 South of Avenue 400 in Tulare County.


Posted on Fri, 21 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tree falls on house in Tulare - YourCentralValley.com
Tree falls on house in Tulare  YourCentralValley.com

TULARE, California — A tree came crashing down on a home with 2 elderly residents in Tulare this morning.The tree fell on a home on Apricot Lane around one ...


Posted on Wed, 19 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Body found in Porterville vehicle fire | Local News - Porterville Recorder
Body found in Porterville vehicle fire | Local News  Porterville Recorder

On Sunday, June 23rd at 1:14 a.m, the Tule River Fire Department from the Tule Indian Reservation received a report of a loud explosion and vehicle fire in the ...


Posted on Mon, 24 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tubbs fire rebuild: Santa Rosa survivors accuse Tulare contractor of negligence and fraud - Visalia Times-Delta
Tubbs fire rebuild: Santa Rosa survivors accuse Tulare contractor of negligence and fraud  Visalia Times-Delta

Editor's note: A version of this story first appeared in The Press Democrat (Santa Rosa) and appears in the Visalia Times-Delta/Tulare Advance-Register with ...


Posted on Fri, 17 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tulare County gets grants for dead tree removal effort - Visalia Times-Delta
Tulare County gets grants for dead tree removal effort  Visalia Times-Delta

Last year, state officials announced there are an estimated 25.2 million dead and dying trees in Tulare County.


Posted on Sun, 25 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Fire destroys old East Union School near Visalia. New textbooks lost - The Fresno Bee
Fire destroys old East Union School near Visalia. New textbooks lost  The Fresno Bee

A former elementary school used as a textbook warehouse by Visalia Unified School District has been all but destroyed by fire, the Tulare County Fire ...


Posted on Mon, 26 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Exeter home destroyed in early morning fire, family able to escape - KFSN-TV
Exeter home destroyed in early morning fire, family able to escape  KFSN-TV

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Tulare County fire crews believe a vehicle fire in a garage started a large house fire late Wednesday night. The fire broke out just ...


Posted on Thu, 03 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Kern County Fire Department sends resources to Tulare County "River Fire" - KERO 23ABC News
Kern County Fire Department sends resources to Tulare County "River Fire"  KERO 23ABC News

The Kern County Fire Department says they have sent resources to assist with a fire that broke out in Tulare County this afternoon. According to Cal Fire, the ...


Posted on Wed, 15 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Farmersville budget cuts fire chief, opts for volunteer - Foothills Sun Gazette
Farmersville budget cuts fire chief, opts for volunteer  Foothills Sun Gazette

City Council votes to convert full-time position to volunteer chief after federal grant expires. By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN. FARMERSVILLE – Five years after ...


Posted on Wed, 03 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



'Dangerous' waters make search for teen harder for Tulare County deputies - Visalia Times-Delta
'Dangerous' waters make search for teen harder for Tulare County deputies  Visalia Times-Delta

The search for a missing 16-year-old boy who fell into the Tule River continues. But raging waters are forcing deputies to reduce the resources used to find the ...


Posted on Thu, 16 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



You'll never guess who's suing city of Tulare now. Its own sitting city councilman - Visalia Times-Delta
You'll never guess who's suing city of Tulare now. Its own sitting city councilman  Visalia Times-Delta

Tulare City Councilman Greg Nunley has filed a legal claim against the city of Tulare for $16 million.


Posted on Mon, 08 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Dozens of farm workers exposed to pesticides in South Valley. 3 sent to the hospital - Fresno Bee
Dozens of farm workers exposed to pesticides in South Valley. 3 sent to the hospital  Fresno Bee

Nearly 60 farm workers were exposed to chemicals Tuesday morning as they worked on a vineyard west of Dinuba. Three workers were taken to Kaweah Delta ...


Posted on Tue, 18 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



One person killed in July 4 house fire in Visalia - Fresno Bee
One person killed in July 4 house fire in Visalia  Fresno Bee

One person died in a structure fire late Thursday night, according to the Visalia Fire Department. The victim's identity hasn't been released by the Tulare County ...


Posted on Thu, 04 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fireworks traffickers get popped before the Fourth - Foothills Sun Gazette
Fireworks traffickers get popped before the Fourth  Foothills Sun Gazette

Tulare County Fire Department confiscates 752 pounds of illegal fireworks outside of Visalia, two suspects were arrested. @TheSunGazette. TULARE COUNTY ...


Posted on Wed, 10 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



CAL FIRE suspends burn permits in Tulare County effective today - Porterville Recorder
CAL FIRE suspends burn permits in Tulare County effective today  Porterville Recorder

After a wet winter, warming temperatures are quickly drying out the abundant annual grass crop. The increasing fire danger posed by the high volume of dead ...


Posted on Tue, 11 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Enjoy the mild Valley summer temperatures while it lasts, triple digits on the way - Visalia Times-Delta
Enjoy the mild Valley summer temperatures while it lasts, triple digits on the way  Visalia Times-Delta

Mother Nature is turning up the heat across the Valley. Triple digits are right around the corner and are expected to arrive in Tulare County by the weekend, ...


Posted on Tue, 09 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tulare neighbors surprised to find mountain lion roaming through their front yards - KFSN-TV
Tulare neighbors surprised to find mountain lion roaming through their front yards  KFSN-TV

It was a wild night in Tulare, as officers responded to multiple calls of a larger than normal cat prowling city streets on Saturday night.


Posted on Mon, 22 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Southeast Visalia home catches fire, crews investigate - Visalia Times-Delta
Southeast Visalia home catches fire, crews investigate  Visalia Times-Delta

Fire investigators are looking into what caused a home to catch fire early Friday morning in southeast Visalia.


Posted on Fri, 12 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



TRMC saga just got weirder: Now Benzeevi, HCCA allegedly tied to Israeli spies - Visalia Times-Delta
TRMC saga just got weirder: Now Benzeevi, HCCA allegedly tied to Israeli spies  Visalia Times-Delta

The New Yorker just published a bizarre story about HCCA hiring ex- Israeli spies to run a smear campaign against opponents.


Posted on Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Wind machine accident kills Wonderful Citrus worker in Tulare County orchard - The Fresno Bee
Wind machine accident kills Wonderful Citrus worker in Tulare County orchard  The Fresno Bee

A Wonderful Citrus worker died when a wind machine blade hit him in an orchard at Road 172 and Avenue 376 northeast of Visalia, California on January 3, ...


Posted on Fri, 11 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Three more Santa Rosa area couples sue Tulare contractor rebuilding homes burned in Tubbs fire - Santa Rosa Press Democrat
Three more Santa Rosa area couples sue Tulare contractor rebuilding homes burned in Tubbs fire  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Three more couples who survived the fierce 2017 Tubbs fire sued an embattled Central Valley construction company that signed contracts with roughly 40 Santa ...


Posted on Fri, 24 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



What's causing vacant Tulare homes to go up in flames? - Visalia Times-Delta
What's causing vacant Tulare homes to go up in flames?  Visalia Times-Delta

A Tulare home was found fully engulfed in flames. The cause of the fire is under investigation.


Posted on Mon, 20 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Accused cigar thief, arsonist keep Visalia police and firefighters busy - Visalia Times-Delta
Accused cigar thief, arsonist keep Visalia police and firefighters busy  Visalia Times-Delta

When officers searched the area, they spotted Khamvone Phaphon, 40, hiding in an alcove just north of Sequoia Cigar.


Posted on Mon, 22 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Two fires spark in city, taking up half of Fresno Fire Department’s resources - Fresno Bee
Two fires spark in city, taking up half of Fresno Fire Department’s resources  Fresno Bee

Two fires that broke out nearly simultaneously in Fresno, CA on June 6 stretched the fire department's resources. Four were displaced in a southeast Fresno ...


Posted on Thu, 06 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Crews monitor high flow rates on Kaweah River - KFSN-TV
Crews monitor high flow rates on Kaweah River  KFSN-TV

TULARE COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) -- Linda Lewis can remember a time when water levels rose dangerously close to her home on the middle fork of the Kaweah ...


Posted on Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Woman critical: Visalia teen, Lamborghini involved in DUI-related wreck - Visalia Times-Delta
Woman critical: Visalia teen, Lamborghini involved in DUI-related wreck  Visalia Times-Delta

An 18-year-old Visalia man is accused of causing a three-vehicle collision that left a woman dead and three injured.


Posted on Sun, 16 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Newsletter: Behind the scenes on a yearlong homelessness reporting project - Los Angeles Times
Newsletter: Behind the scenes on a yearlong homelessness reporting project  Los Angeles Times

Writer Thomas Curwen and photographer Francine Orr spent more than a year documenting the lives of seven homeless individuals selected by city and county ...


Posted on Thu, 15 Aug 2019 10:30:00 GMT



BREAKING: Teenager swept away in Tule River, rescue teams searching water - Visalia Times-Delta
BREAKING: Teenager swept away in Tule River, rescue teams searching water  Visalia Times-Delta

A search is underway for a 16-year-old boy who fell into the Tule River Sunday night.


Posted on Sun, 12 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tule River closes to the public days before Memorial Day weekend - Visalia Times-Delta
Tule River closes to the public days before Memorial Day weekend  Visalia Times-Delta

We've already seen tragedy on our Tulare County waterways, and it isn't even Memorial Day yet. I am very concerned.”


Posted on Tue, 21 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Tulare firefighters' salary among lowest in the Valley - Visalia Times-Delta
Tulare firefighters' salary among lowest in the Valley  Visalia Times-Delta

Tulare firefighters will get a 2 percent salary increase starting in June 2018, making it at least four years in a row the city's bravest have seen their paycheck ...


Posted on Fri, 17 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT



'Suspicious' fire in Visalia destroys travel trailer - Visalia Times-Delta
'Suspicious' fire in Visalia destroys travel trailer  Visalia Times-Delta

Fire investigators are looking into the cause of a travel trailer fire in northeast Visalia Wednesday night.


Posted on Thu, 16 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Fire turns downtown Visalia businesses into total losses - YourCentralValley.com
Fire turns downtown Visalia businesses into total losses  YourCentralValley.com

An early morning fire ripped through several businesses in downtown Visalia Wednesday, turning some downtown staples into total losses. Now affected ...


Posted on Wed, 26 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Tulare looks for permanent city manager, police chief, and attorney while lawsuits loom - Foothills Sun Gazette
Tulare looks for permanent city manager, police chief, and attorney while lawsuits loom  Foothills Sun Gazette

By Nancy Vigran. Reporter for the Sun-Gazette. It's a new year and Tulare has two new council members and a new mayor. But, the city still has a lot of the same ...


Posted on Wed, 09 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Tulare Police Department says it didn’t know it was sharing data with ICE, apologizes - Fresno Bee
Tulare Police Department says it didn’t know it was sharing data with ICE, apologizes  Fresno Bee

The Tulare Police Department late on Monday said it had discovered it was unknowingly sharing license plate reader information with U.S. Immigration and ...


Posted on Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Chief McBee will retire on May 10 after six years with the VFD, 42 years in fire service - Foothills Sun Gazette
Chief McBee will retire on May 10 after six years with the VFD, 42 years in fire service  Foothills Sun Gazette

By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN. VISALIA – The quaint San Joaquin Valley of sunny California seemed like a paradise to Doug McBee when he agreed to ...


Posted on Wed, 20 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Hispanic Heritage Month - KFSN-TV
Hispanic Heritage Month  KFSN-TV

National Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to recognize the contributions made by Hispanic and Latino Americans. It's a time to celebrate their heritage and ...


Posted on Mon, 15 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Tulare's 9/11 blood drive is biggest in the Valley - Visalia Times-Delta
Tulare's 9/11 blood drive is biggest in the Valley  Visalia Times-Delta

A memorial *service*, day-long blood drive will make observance of Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on America.


Posted on Sun, 09 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT



Tulare County will split cost of person to coordinate housing for the homeless - Foothills Sun Gazette
Tulare County will split cost of person to coordinate housing for the homeless  Foothills Sun Gazette

By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN. TULARE COUNTY – Tulare County continued its efforts to reduce homelessness in Tulare County by applying for funding ...


Posted on Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Series of 'suspicious' fires lead to man being hospitalized in Visalia - Visalia Times-Delta
Series of 'suspicious' fires lead to man being hospitalized in Visalia  Visalia Times-Delta

Firefighters responded to a series of fires early Wednesday morning including a blaze at a home in the 1600 block of Meadow Avenue.


Posted on Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Group of local firefighters return from Ridgecrest after massive quake - KFSN-TV
Group of local firefighters return from Ridgecrest after massive quake  KFSN-TV

Crews say they saw some mobile homes knocked off their foundations and a decent amount of damage from fires that came after the quakes.


Posted on Mon, 08 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT



"Reign of Terror" leaves three dead, many more injured in Tulare County - KMPH Fox 26
"Reign of Terror" leaves three dead, many more injured in Tulare County  KMPH Fox 26

UPDATE 12:20 p. m. 12/18/18: The Tulare Co. Sheriff's Office released body cam video of a shootout involving deputies and a man believed to be responsible ...


Posted on Mon, 17 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Rob Hunt appointed as Tulare interim city manager - Visalia Times-Delta
Rob Hunt appointed as Tulare interim city manager  Visalia Times-Delta

With Willard Epps retiring, Rob Hunt is appointed interim city manager.


Posted on Wed, 19 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Visalia Fire Dept. strike teams actually netted the city nearly $15000 during the 2017-18 fire season - Foothills Sun Gazette
Visalia Fire Dept. strike teams actually netted the city nearly $15000 during the 2017-18 fire season  Foothills Sun Gazette

By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN. VISALIA – The devastation to life and property of wildfires is well documented in California's history. Fires in the last three to five ...


Posted on Wed, 09 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



UPDATE: Cause of death for Tulare County man found in canal released, questions still remain - Visalia Times-Delta
UPDATE: Cause of death for Tulare County man found in canal released, questions still remain  Visalia Times-Delta

Timothy Shields died from trauma to his chest, Tulare County sheriff's detectives announced on Monday. But questions still remain. How did the man's body end ...


Posted on Mon, 21 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Farmersville fire chief may get budget axe as grant funding expires - Foothills Sun Gazette
Farmersville fire chief may get budget axe as grant funding expires  Foothills Sun Gazette

City's 2019-20 budget does not include funding for Fire Chief John Crivello and it is unlikely it will be award a Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency ...


Posted on Wed, 26 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



Police: Man hid inside Visalia's Big Lots, started trash fire - Visalia Times-Delta
Police: Man hid inside Visalia's Big Lots, started trash fire  Visalia Times-Delta

A Visalia man is facing arson charges after hiding inside a business and starting a trash fire in the store's bathroom.


Posted on Mon, 31 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT



Pepper spray incident on Tulare County bus hospitalizes 3 students - Visalia Times-Delta
Pepper spray incident on Tulare County bus hospitalizes 3 students  Visalia Times-Delta

A Tulare County school bus driver was forced to call 911 after pepper spray filled the bus Wednesday afternoon. At least three students were hospitalized after ...


Posted on Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Public safety takes center stage at Knights of Columbus dinner - Foothills Sun Gazette
Public safety takes center stage at Knights of Columbus dinner  Foothills Sun Gazette

Knights of Columbus dinner recognizes first responders in Exeter, Farmersville, Woodlake who go above and beyond. By Crystal Havner Special to the Sun- ...


Posted on Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Real-life 'Superhero' in Stockton saves man from burning car - ABC10.com KXTV
Real-life 'Superhero' in Stockton saves man from burning car  ABC10.com KXTV

The semi-pro football player sprinted and jumped a barbed wire fence to pull man from fiery car off Highway 99 near Tulare.


Posted on Fri, 01 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



Calendar of Events February, March 2019 - Valley Voice
Calendar of Events February, March 2019  Valley Voice

February 7 & 21: University Preparatory High School Information Nights. University Preparatory High School (UPHS) will hold two Information Nights for students ...


Posted on Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT



California farmworkers: Dozens in vineyard exposed to pesticide hexythiazox; 3 brought to hospital - CBS News
California farmworkers: Dozens in vineyard exposed to pesticide hexythiazox; 3 brought to hospital  CBS News

Tulare County, Calif. -- Sixty-three farmworkers were exposed to a pesticide on Tuesday, and three were taken to a hospital, CBS Fresno affiliate KGPE reports.


Posted on Wed, 19 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



 

 
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