• Hands-on learning opportunity means getting down and dirty

    A $500 grant will grow endless learning possibilities for students at Tulare’s Mulcahy Middle School. The school received the Tulare County Farm Bureau grant to create a school garden, and it’s a chance for the kids to get down and dirty from beginning to end. It’s all in the hands of about 90 sixth grade students says teacher Cynthia Breedlove. […]

    Mulcahy Middle School’s three grade six classes will combine forces to create and maintain a school garden thanks to a Tulare County Farm Bureau grant that opened endless learning possibilities for students and provides all kinds of learning resources for their teachers (back row from left) Jillian Hanson, Cynthia Breedlove and (back row far right) Melody Avevedo. 
Photo contributed by Cynthia Breedlove
  • Res-Com Christmas party raises $81,000 for Salvation Army

    By Julie Fernandez Tulare Voice Like the events before it, the 15th annual Res-Com Pest Control Christmas Party means hundreds of Tulare’s working poor will have food, toys and clothing for the holidays. This year’s edition of the company’s party raised $81,000 for The Salvation Army’s Tulare Corps. A grant could increase that total by as much as $5,000, Res-Com […]

    Res-Com Christmas party raises $81,000 for Salvation Army
  • Tulare brothers aim high

    By Donna-Marie Sonnichsen Tulare Voice It will be a blue Christmas in the Lippincott household; literally. “We decorated our tree in blue,” Michelle Lippincott said to acknowledge her two middle sons are spending the holidays in Nepal and Samoa. It will be the first time without all four Lippincott boys home for Christmas but “we don’t want them to miss […]

    Tulare brothers aim high
  • Tulare teen becomes international ambassador

    By Donna-Marie Sonnichsen Tulare Voice A Tulare teenager is spending his Christmas as an American ambassador in Samoa. While Jadon Lippincott will also celebrate his 17th birthday during the three-week South Pacific trip, he can expect a lot of help celebrating both events, thanks to the communal lifestyle of this independent country. “It’s the happiest place on earth,” Lippincott said, […]

    Tulare teen becomes international ambassador
  • Happy Cookers, 2014 Small Business of the Year, keeps on giving

    By Julie Fernandez Tulare Voice The partners in Happy Cookers Catering were baking 3,600 cookies for hundreds of wide-eyed children who attend the annual Downtown Christmas Tree Lighting when in walks downtown businessman Lee Myers and Tulare Chamber of Commerce officials bearing gifts of flowers and balloons. The business had volunteered to do the baking for the Tulare Downtown Association […]

    Lee Myers, left, owner of the 2013 Small Business of the Year, tells Bobby and Margaret Uchita and Richard Rogers, right, that their Happy Cookers Catering is this year's recipient of the Tulare Chamber of Commerce award. Photo by Don LeBaron.

Government »

Tulare City Council chambers

Council allots up to $1 million to improve ‘deficient’ water system

December 13, 2014 at 3:35 pm

By Julie Fernandez Tulare Voice Faced with a water system incapable of handling additional growth or meeting pressure requirements for fire suppression, the Tulare City Council...

Consumer News »

Wrinkle-busting skin care tips for boomer women

Wrinkle-busting skin care tips for boomer women

October 22, 2014 at 5:58 am

(BPT) – Time brings plenty of changes, yet the desire to have healthy, good-looking skin transcends age. While some skin-care tactics – sunscreen and moisturizing...

Visalia Chamber of Commerce 2014 Medium Business of the Year

 

Agriculture »

Heritage Complex

World Ag Expo offers $3,000 grand prize in video contest

October 29, 2014 at 9:53 pm

World Ag Expo is calling for video submissions to tell the story of agriculture for a chance to win $3,000. The contest will focus on the theme “Where would we be without...

Healthcare »

Tulare Regional Medical Center

Tulare Regional to conduct Dec. 1 information session on Ebola virus

November 27, 2014 at 10:10 pm

Tulare Regional Medical Center is inviting the public to learn more about the deadly Ebola virus at an educational session 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1, in the conference room at...

Community »

Res-Com Christmas party raises $81,000 for Salvation Army

Res-Com Christmas party raises $81,000 for Salvation Army

December 18, 2014 at 2:57 pm

Company president and co-owner Tony Taylor recognized his father, Wayne Taylor, for 25 years of service as Res-Com Pest Control’s chief financial officer at the annual...

Education »

Mulcahy Middle School’s three grade six classes will combine forces to create and maintain a school garden thanks to a Tulare County Farm Bureau grant that opened endless learning possibilities for students and provides all kinds of learning resources for their teachers (back row from left) Jillian Hanson, Cynthia Breedlove and (back row far right) Melody Avevedo. 
Photo contributed by Cynthia Breedlove

Hands-on learning opportunity means getting down and dirty

December 18, 2014 at 10:38 pm

A $500 grant will grow endless learning possibilities for students at Tulare’s Mulcahy Middle School. The school received the Tulare County Farm Bureau grant to create a...

Real Estate »

Unique and well-maintained mobile home for sale

Unique and well-maintained mobile home for sale

December 14, 2014 at 10:44 am

Unique well-maintained mobile home in a senior gated park conveniently located near club house, with pool and exercise equipment. It includes a  mail box, pool, spa and visitors...

Columnists »

Heidi Clark

Holiday stories abound at the Tulare Public Library

December 5, 2014 at 7:07 am

By Heidi Clark Special to the Tulare Voice In this age of technology, it is hard to remember when family entertainment consisted of sitting around a cozy fire with hot chocolate...

Business »

Tulare County Association of Realtors hires new government affairs director

November 8, 2014 at 12:53 pm

The Board of Directors for the Tulare County Association of REALTORS® (TCAOR) announced they have hired Brett Taylor as their new government affairs director. “As a REALTOR®...

Just for fun »

Los Angeles, evening at Venice Beach, spontaneous drum + dance session, no model releases Credit: CALIFORNIA TRAVEL AND TOURISM COMMISSION/ANDREAS HUB

California in Song: Tuning-In to the Golden State

May 18, 2014 at 12:54 pm

California. The name itself has a musical lilt to it. Beyond the name though, it’s hard to imagine another place in the entire country that has inspired so many lyrics and...

From the archive »

Pictured in this photo taken at BMI's Tulare office are: (left to right, sitting)
service supervisor Simon Dias; owner President Garth Brott; general manager
Dax Brott; (standing) business system manager Rey Tan; dispatcher Judy
Hernandez; business systems clerk Lisa Serpa; project coordinator Geraldine
Dinis; sales and human resource manager Erin Andersen; and business systems
specialist Rachel Arroyo.

From the archive: Brott Mechanical celebrates 100 years

April 16, 2014 at 7:00 am

Editor’s note: This article was originally published April 7, 2011 in the print edition of the Tulare Voice. It reappears here in our ongoing effort to preserve Tulare’s...

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