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Golden West High School locked down after gunman detained  Visalia Times-Delta

The man was described as wearing suspenders and holding a silver gun while walking near the river.

Golden West High School student arrested for two counts of Felony Threats  KMPH Fox 26

VISALIA, Calif. (FOX26 NEWS) — The Visalia Police Department says a Golden West High School student has been arrested and charged with two counts of ...

Memorial Day events in the central San Joaquin Valley include avenue of flags, sunrise service  Fresno Bee

List of 2019 Memorial Day observances at Central California cemeteries and parks on Sunday, May 26 and Monday, May 27 including Santa Nella, Clovis, ...

Racism is the 'normal' on Visalia campuses, students tell ACLU  Visalia Times-Delta

We have Ku-Klux-Klan and Nazis supporting the president...It's allowing blatant racism to come out in ways that are shocking and dangerous.”

GWHS student arrested for gun threats  Foothills Sun Gazette

Police say no gun was found during search of student's home Aug. 28. @TheSunGazette. VISALIA – A Golden West High School student was arrested last week ...

Visalia Unified purchases 83 acres at southwest corner of Lovers Lane and Caldwell  Foothills Sun Gazette

By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN. VISALIA – Visalia Unified has yet to begin constructing a fifth high school but it already knows at least one potential location for ...

Police: Visalia woman stabs man in the back  Visalia Times-Delta

Police have arrested at least one person related to the stabbing and may be looking for additional witnesses.

DACA 'Dreamer' football star uses gridiron glory to go to college. But for how long?  Visalia Times-Delta

DACA 'Dreamer' and Golden West High School grad Gonzalo Rodriguez riding his football prowess to college. But is his future secure in Trump's America?

The Ku Klux Klan and Visalia: A legacy of racism that hasn't died  Visalia Times-Delta

In the late summer of 1931, more than 500 members of the Ku Klux Klan from throughout California descended on Visalia for the hate group's annual California ...

Homeless living at St. John's react to two-day search at river  Visalia Times-Delta

A low-flying chopper's gusts pelleted Sauermilca's makeshift lodgings with debris and water. At least one man's tent was blown over completely.

What does a $105 million bond look like in your neck of the woods? Here's a snapshot  Visalia Times-Delta

It's helpful to understand what Measure A means to property owners. Up until now, VUSD officials have used outdated numbers to campaign for the bond.

Woman bound and robbed in her Visalia home, suspects on the loose  Visalia Times-Delta

The subjects responsible for the home invasion are on the loose and considered "armed and dangerous," detectives said.

UPDATE: Tulare County detectives identify man found in canal  Visalia Times-Delta

Around 3 p.m. on Monday, deputies were called to 10181 Avenue 416, just north of Visalia for reports of a body in a nearby canal.

Update: Sheriff's dive team continues the search for wanted man  Visalia Times-Delta

More than two dozen sheriff's deputies and police officers are searching St. John's River for a man who jumped into the water to avoid arrest.

Is a new nonprofit's effort to build a 4-year university in Tulare County a pipe dream?  Visalia Times-Delta

The Vision 4 The Valley dreams of establishing a UC or CSU campus on a 350-acre site near Lake Success and Terra Bella in southern Tulare County.

Despite promises, schools don’t seem to learn lesson on racism  San Francisco Chronicle

Last spring, a black senior at Redwood High School in Visalia (Tulare County) was called “n—” and other racially derogatory names by white students. A junior ...

Golden West High School gets new weight room  Foothills Sun Gazette

By adding the first responders' pathway, the school was able to build a new weight room for students. By Patrick Dillon @PDillon_SGN. VISALIA – Two years ...

Tulare woman takes police on a chase through Visalia  Visalia Times-Delta

A late night drive through Visalia turned into a police chase for this Tulare woman.

TCSO will face off with NFL Elite in flag football game Saturday  Porterville Recorder

The Tulare County Sheriff's Office (TCSO) will kick off its new NFL Flag Football League with the “Call of Duty” benefit flag football game that pits deputies ...

Attending a graduation? Make sure you don't miss it with this list  Visalia Times-Delta

Here's a list of local graduation and promotion ceremony dates, locations and start times to make sure you don't miss your graduate's big day.

8 Tulare County students arrested after school shooting threats  Visalia Times-Delta

Police, school officials face new world of social media threats.

Five Visalia Schools Placed on Lockdown After Report of Gunman on Campus

Five schools in Visalia are placed on lockdown, after a school administrator allegedly saw a gunman on campus.

School's in for summer  Visalia Times-Delta

The school year consists of 180 days filled with rigorous testing, hands-on activities and skill-driven lessons. For many students -- and teachers -- summer break ...

UPDATE: School shooting rumors traced back to Madera High School  Visalia Times-Delta

A social media post about a possible shooting at a Visalia school went viral Thursday night.

Redwood student's fib goes viral  Visalia Times-Delta

A Redwood High School student was caught in a lie after breaking his collarbone and wrist.

Want to see Sheriff Mike Boudreaux take on NFL players? Here's how  Visalia Times-Delta

The Tulare County Sheriff's Department will kick off its new NFL Flag Football League with the “Call of Duty” benefit game.

Broadway star with Visalia ties will kick off Sequoia Symphony's new season  Visalia Times-Delta

Visalia native Betsy Wolfe will perform with the Sequoia Symphony Orchestra on Oct. 6 at the VIsalia Fox.

Six teachers to receive Crystal Apple Awards  Foothills Sun Gazette

Exeter, Visalia teachers will be presented with awards tonight, April 11. @TheSunGazette. VISALIA – Six local teachers will be honored with the Crystal Apple ...

Local graduation round-up  Visalia Times-Delta

With four weeks left in the academic school year, students are gearing up for the next step in their lives. This year, College of the Sequoias kicks off graduation ...

Autism:‘Different, not less’  Visalia Times-Delta

With an increase in people with autism spectrum disorder, valley schools offer an increase diverse, specialized programs.

A principal shakeup at Visalia schools  Visalia Times-Delta

For upcoming school year, three principal vacancies at district middle schools and all new faces at four high schools.

Visalia council picks CASA to host 4th of July event  Visalia Times-Delta

CASA of Tulare County will host the city-sponsored Independence Day celebration, following a Visalia council move to bring the celebration back after a ...

Former Visalia Unified employee on trial accused of committing sex crimes against 2 children  KFSN-TV

VISALIA, Calif. (KFSN) -- In Department 10 of the Tulare County Courthouse Wednesday the first day of witness testimony started in the case against Luis Lopez.

Teen Sex Investigation; Visalia Teacher Arrested  KMPH Fox 26

Parents put their trust in a Visalia teacher. Police say the teacher may have broken that trust by having sex with a student.

Fireworks shows around the Central Valley

Independence Day is here, and there are fireworks shows all over the Central Valley. Here's what's happening:

Visalia man dies in two-vehicle crash  Visalia Times-Delta

A Visalia man was killed when the vehicle he was driving was rear-ended early Tuesday near Golden West High School. Jose De Jesus Sanchez, 65, was ...

Carrillo Wants to Add Team Approach, Budget Skills to Central Board

Ruben Coronado, who unseated an incumbent to represent Area 2 on Central Unified's School Board in 2014, now faces local attorney Yesenia Carrillo.

Golden West star Gonzalo Rodríguez battles another game away from football  Vida en el Valle

Gonzalo Rodríguez is more than an outstanding wide receiver and running back for a Golden West High School that ended a 12-3 season with a home loss in ...

Multiple sclerosis not slowing down Redwood's Shaun Ball  Visalia Times-Delta

Redwood head football coach Shaun Ball is battling multiple sclerosis.

‘Birdland’ parents voice concern over new boundaries  Visalia Times-Delta

Parents of Fairview elementary have shown concern recently over new school boundaries.

Post-amputation, Visalia Man becomes champion strongman  Visalia Times-Delta

Former Golden West offensive tackle Chad Macklin's leg amputation has renewed his drive to compete.

No fireworks, no fun: Visalia seeks to revive Fourth of July tradition  Fresno Bee

Visalia is very close to reviving its Fourth of July fireworks show, last held three years ago. Also happening in Tulare County: Exeter gets a historic artifact, and ...

Redwood baseball coach accused of 'pay-to-play' misconduct  Visalia Times-Delta

Redwood High School's top baseball coach is under investigation by Visalia Unified School District after multiple allegations of coaching misconduct, according ...

Wrestling: Rangers top Pioneers to stay unbeaten in WYL  Visalia Times-Delta

The Redwood Rangers wrestling team posted a 6-0 record in West Yosemite League dual matches this season.

Lisa Project gives children of abuse a voice  Visalia Times-Delta

One out of every 11 children in Tulare County is a reported victim of abuse. Abuse can be neglect, physical, sexual or emotional. The goal of the Child Abuse ...

Aaron Hill returns to Visalia in MLB rehab assignment  Visalia Times-Delta

Some of the loudest cheers at Rec Park on Tuesday weren't aimed for the Visalia Rawhide. Instead, they were directed at Visalia native Aaron Hill. Hill, a 2000 ...

Bernie Sanders welcomes Fresno to his ‘political revolution’  Fresno Bee

Under the swaying palm trees on a sweltering Sunday at the Fresno Fairgrounds, Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders rallied thousands to his ...

City has tepid response to aquatic center  Foothills Sun Gazette

City Council decides not to fund aquatic center until community groups can show a way to fund maintenance. By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN. VISALIA ...

More names join Visalia’s Avenue of Heroes  Visalia Times-Delta

Twelve local active military members receive The Brave Project Visalia acknowledgment banners, Wednesday.

With Strings Attached celebrates classical music  Visalia Times-Delta

At 7 p.m. Sunday, May 31at Visalia's First Presbyterian Church, With Strings Attached, a group of local musicians, is hosting a chamber music concert featuring ...

Longtime Visalia principal to leave district for Tulare superintendent position  Visalia Times-Delta

After serving Visalia Unified for eight years, current Redwood High School Principal Fernie Marroquin will next year transition into a superintendent position at ...

A new leader for Hope | News  Porterville Recorder

Matta values leadership, collaborationNew beginnings at Hope School District begin with Melanie Matta, the new superintendent and principal who is committed ...

History of Valley's LGBT community told | Local |  Hanford Sentinel

HANFORD – “They were scared of the gays; we were scared of them,” LGBT activist Peter Robertson said about the “vocal” protesters of early Pride events in the ...

Young talent takes the spotlight  Visalia Times-Delta

It's a busy week on the local theatre scene with productions featuring a lot of budding talent.

Visalia may get a $3 million park for free  Foothills Sun Gazette

City may be able to use two $1.5 million grants to build first phase of regional park on the east side. By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN. VISALIA – The City of ...

Running, swimming, eating – and fireworks, of course! Independence Day celebrations  Fresno Bee

List of Independence Day community events scheduled in the central San Joaquin Valley from June 29-July 4.

Changing lives at the ranch  Visalia Times-Delta

Everyone has their defining moment. Kids from Orosi are finding theirs at JM Ranch.

A life changing move  Visalia Times-Delta

A student who hardly attended class, Brandon Ostoich is now a leader in the classroom.

Bodybuilders lose, add weight in preparation for Fresno Classic  Vida en el Valle

Lilianna Castellanos and Silvestre Robles have been going in opposite directions for the last few years.

Judge, health care CEO, Major League educator, and farming leader were inducted to the College of the Sequoias Hall of Fame on Oct. 5  Foothills Sun Gazette

@TheSunGazette. visalia — College of the Sequoias inducted four new Hall of Fame members on Oct. 5: Jennifer Conn Shirk, Richard Doepker, Kerry Hydash ...

Merced has six new police officers. New chief says more are coming  Merced Sun-Star

Merced's six new officers sworn in by new Police Chief Chris Goodwin bring the department to 89 sworn officers, according to a news release. The city has the ...

Planetarium takes viewers to another planet  Visalia Times-Delta

Tulare County Office of Education's Planetarium and Science Center will be open to the public for shows on June 8 and 10. Matinee showings of “Enchanted ...

California Highway Patrol swears in Valley officers  Visalia Times-Delta

116 new California Highway Patrol officers are preparing to hit the roadways.

What will happen to dogs at Pet Cemetery?  Visalia Times-Delta

Ownership change at Pet Cemetery brings confusion on what will happen to dogs and money of those who paid already.

Neighborhood explosion, fire suspected to be drug-related  Visalia Times-Delta

Incident occurred Saturday in unincorporated Tulare County neighborhood.

Memorial Day events in the Valley  KFSN-TV

Many Memorial Day events are taking place across the Valley. Below is a list of events to help you honor our brave men and woman. Carry the Load TIME

Visalia student wins new car for perfect attendance

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A South Valley high school student scored a new set of wheels -- all because he hasn't missed a day of school so far this year.

They’re upset the drunken driver who killed their father was in jail only 6 months  Fresno Bee

Three years after Jose De Jesus Sanchez, 65, of Visalia, was killed by a drunken driver, his family questions whether they received justice.

Local winter ensembles now compete close to home  Hanford Sentinel

Local winter percussion units and color guards now have the opportunity to compete close to home in the first season of the South Valley Winter Arts Association ...

La Fiesta Burger a classic burger, shake spot  Visalia Times-Delta

We've seen or driven by the retro-style La Fiesta Burger at one time or another over the course of its long history at the southwest corner of Noble Avenue and ...

Tulare Western rusher David Alcántar honored loved ones fighting cancer  Vida en el Valle

Tulare Western's leading rusher David Alcántar will wear the names of several loved ones on his sleeves when the Mustangs play in the Central Section ...

Ask TBC: Has the coroner's office really run out of room for bodies?  The Bakersfield Californian

Q: The Californian got a tip that the Kern County coroner's office had run out of room for bodies as a result of a spike in violent crime. So we.

Education News | Community |  Hanford Sentinel

Hanford resident honored as top Visalia schools administrator.

Bill Clinton tours downtown Visalia  Visalia Times-Delta

Bill Clinton was followed by dozens of people Sunday night as he strolled downtown Visalia.

Prom dresses on a budget  Visalia Times-Delta

It was always an exciting time when prom rolled around. As a freshman and sophomore in high school, I took plenty of notes on how to pick the perfect dress.

Where to commemorate Memorial Day at central San Joaquin Valley cemeteries, parks  The Fresno Bee

A list of central San Joaquin Valley cemeteries and parks that are commemorating Memorial Day in 2018 with services and events.

Knights of Columbus hold 27th annual Community Services Recognition Dinner in Exeter  Foothills Sun Gazette

By Crystal Havner Special to the Sun-Gazette. EXETER – Public *service* is often a thankless job, especially when it comes to first responders. They are there ...

Richard’s Lunchbox moves to Visalia’s VBC  Visalia Times-Delta

Richard's Lunchbox has closed in Tulare and has reopened in Visalia. The new location is at 112 W. Main St.

Kings Art Center to host Spring and Young Masters shows  Hanford Sentinel

Two new exhibits are coming to the Kings Art Center with the annual Spring and Young Masters art shows in April.

LHS to host field show competition | Local |  Hanford Sentinel

LEMOORE — Lemoore High School Tiger Stadium, usually the home of athletic competitions, will spotlight music, precision marching and pageantry on ...

Central Section expands its borders over next two years  Foothills Sun Gazette

Schools from along the high desert have joined the Central Section this year, schools along the coast make the move in 2018. By Patrick Dillon @PDillon_SGN.

Fourth of July in the Valley: Running, swimming, eating – and fireworks, of course!  Fresno Bee

List of Fourth of July community events scheduled in the central San Joaquin Valley from June 30-July 4.

Ivanhoe woman reaches out to others through her church  Visalia Times-Delta

In her own hometown, an Ivanhoe woman blossoms into a minister beside her husband.

Corcoran school starting new reading program | Community  Hanford Sentinel

CORCORAN — A middle school will be starting a new program next month aimed at improving students' reading levels.

When & Where Is Bernie Sanders' Next Rally in California?

With the California primary scheduled for June 7, Bernie Sanders is focusing much of his attention on hosting rallies in California. His rallies so far have been a ...

Summer fun: Guide to 2016 camps  Fresno Bee

Throughout the summer, a variety of camps – family, music, youth, skateboard, scouts and church – are offered. The Bee asked organizers of summer programs ...

High schools crown homecoming royalty | Community  Hanford Sentinel

Both Hanford and Lemoore recognized new school royalty on Friday.

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