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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 ...



Golden West upgrades to cost nearly double  Foothills Sun Gazette

Visalia Unified reworks project list, budget to find the funding needed to renovate 40-year-old Golden West High School. By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN.



Visalia firework show's future in limbo  Visalia Times-Delta

Visalia City Council's refusal to give a local nonprofit more money to put on a 4th of July fireworks show has left the event's future in limbo.



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.”



Visalia's new 'Freedom Celebration' at Rec Park open to all, unless you're homeless  Visalia Times-Delta

All are welcome to Visalia's July 3 "Freedom Celebration" and fireworks show at Recreation Park — unless your're homeless. Council unanimously approved ...



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 ...



Golden West says farewell to 40th class of trailblazers  Foothills Sun Gazette

2019's graduating class lays claim to multiple top tier awards and over $26,000 raised for Valley Children's. @TheSunGazette. VISALIA – Golden West High ...



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 ...



Texas Rangers draft Redwood's Hunter Bryan in 2019 Major League Baseball Draft  Visalia Times-Delta

"This is something I've dreamed of my entire life. It's amazing. It's so surreal just to finally have this all happen."



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.



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.



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.



Golden West's football teams ride in 50-mile bicycling fundraiser  Foothills Sun Gazette

@TheSunGazette. VISALIA – The players of the Golden West football team are hitting the road this weekend to help raise funds for expenses throughout the ...



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.



Area Graduation Ceremonies Schedule  Foothills Sun Gazette

Pomp and Circumstance is here again as local high school seniors get ready to receive their diplomas. The following is a chronological list of local graduation ...



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.



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.



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?



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.



Read all about it: Tulare County Office of Education puts on musical 'Newsies'  Visalia Times-Delta

A portion of the cast rehearsing for Tulare County Office of Education's summer musical "Newsies" at L.J. Williams Theater in Visalia. Performances start July 19.



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.



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 ...



52nd Annual East-West Football All-Star game this Saturday  Hanford Sentinel

VISALIA — The Visalia Optimist Club and the Lemoore Kiwanis Club are excited to present the 2019 Tulare-Kings County East-West Football All-Star Game this ...



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.



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 ...



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.



Tulare County teenager makes bomb threat against courthouse, twice  Visalia Times-Delta

A 15-year-old boy was arrested after he called the Porterville courthouse, twice, to report a bomb was in the building, according to Tulare County sheriff's ...



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.



Tulare County Fair: Junior fair board revitalized  Foothills Sun Gazette

The junior fair board is comprised of high school students who will play a role in coordinating the fair. @TheSunGazette. TULARE – The Tulare County Fair's ...



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.



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 ...



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

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



'Safe and Sane' firework booths are open for business across Tulare County  Visalia Times-Delta

Are illegal fireworks ruining your '"Safe and Sane?" Here's how to report to law enforcement.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Need your firework fix? Here's a list of where to go in Tulare County  Visalia Times-Delta

There are plenty of choices to celebrate Fourth of July in the Valley. From watching fireworks to taking a refreshing swim or enjoying food and beverages, events ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



Baseball: Pioneers down Trailblazers  Visalia Times-Delta

The Pioneers opened defense of their WYL title by downing the Trailblazers 6-3 Thursday at Dick Doepker Field.



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 ...



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

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



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 ...



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.



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

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



California Grape Growers Award Scholarships  California Ag Today

California's table grape growers recently awarded scholarships to seven students in grape growing regions of the state. All recipients will be attending California ...



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 ...



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.



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

Redwood head football coach Shaun Ball is battling multiple sclerosis.



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



A life changing move  Visalia Times-Delta

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



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 ...



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.



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 ...



California Highway Patrol swears in Valley officers  Visalia Times-Delta

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



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 ...



Fireworks shows around the Central Valley  YourCentralValley.com

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



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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



Changing lives at the ranch  Visalia Times-Delta

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



History of Valley's LGBT community told | Local | hanfordsentinel.com  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 ...



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.



Californian city on lockdown after 'man with a gun ran into Golden West High School'  Daily Mail

Five schools in Visalia were braced for emergency measures on Thursday at 8.09am after students reported seeing a gunman run into Golden West High ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Hmong woman keeps families together  Visalia Times-Delta

Mae Vang helps other Hmong families learn how to nurture and care for their young children.



YEA! is officially back in session  Foothills Sun Gazette

The Visalia and Tulare Chambers of Commerce kicked off the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) on Oct. 6 with 13 of the best and brightest middle and high ...



Bill Clinton tours downtown Visalia  Visalia Times-Delta

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



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



LHS to host field show competition | Local | hanfordsentinel.com  Hanford Sentinel

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



The Board Room for June 12  Fresno Bee

Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula, D-Fresno, recognized Casa de Tamales and Liz Sanchez, president and owner, as Small Business of the Year.



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.



California Table Grape Growers Archives  California Ag Today

California's table grape growers recently awarded scholarships to seven students in grape growing regions of the state. All recipients will be attending California ...



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 ...



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