• Children’s health concern: Every minute poison control answers a call about young kids getting into medicine

    Tulare Regional Medical Center (BPT) – Most parents and grandparents know that keeping medicine out of children’s hands is important. But every minute a poison control center answers a call about a young child getting into medicine, and every 8 minutes a child goes to the emergency room for medicine poisoning. What’s happening to drive these frequent and alarming situations? [...]

    Children’s health concern: Every minute poison control answers a call about young kids getting into medicine
  • Don’t let this problem ruin your windows

    Having clean windows not only provides for a better view outside, but it also makes your house look better, both inside and out. Your house can be immaculate but if you have dirty, streaked windows then it does not look very good, and as a homeowner, you always want your house to look good. Why is it important to regularly [...]

    Don’t let this problem ruin your windows
  • NOW PLAYING: Heaven is for real

    Galaxy Tulare  10 – Based on the #1 New York Times best-selling book of the same name, HEAVEN IS FOR REAL brings to the screen the true story of a small-town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son’s extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world. The film stars Academy Award® nominee and Emmy® award winning actor [...]

    NOW PLAYING: Heaven is for real
  • Headlines around Tulare and Kings Counties April 17, 2014

    Government Can’t we get along? – When it comes to the Porterville City Council and the Tulare Board of Supervisors, it hasn’t been an easy task to get along, and the issue was talked about and demonstrated several times throughout the candidates’ forum Monday night at City Hall. – PORTERVILLE RECORDER 4/16/14 PUSD investigates alleged privacy violation – An upset [...]

    Headlines around Tulare and Kings Counties April 17, 2014
  • Downtown Tulare PBID effort continues with goal of 2015 start-up

    By Julie Fernandez Tulare Voice Jeff Killion said he has had good success in convincing other downtown Tulare property owners to support formation of a Property-based Business Improvement District (PBID), which is surprising because he did not always support the idea. “In the beginning I was not in favor of it; I was quite a bit against it in fact,” [...]

    Downtown Tulare
  • Community bytes: Rates changes for transit riders, city pays $3 mil on wastewater land, Orosco keeps land option

    Fare increases, decreases in store for Tulare transit riders Members of the general public who ride the TIME (Tulare Inter-Modal Express) transit system’s fixed bus routes could see a 25-cent fare increase in August, if the City Council approves a recommendation from a transit consultant. The current fee is $1.25 per ticket. Moore and Associates is also recommending: No increase [...]

    Community bytes: Rates changes for transit riders, city pays $3 mil on wastewater land, Orosco keeps land option
  • City to quit paying for school crossing guards

    Ending a 25-year practice, the Tulare City Council voted 4-0 Tuesday to get out of the school crossing guard business. “I think we almost have to do this,” Mayor David Macedo said after hearing a recommendation from Police Chief Jerry Breckinridge to relinquish school crossing guard responsibilities to the Tulare City School District. In addition to the $30,000 it costs [...]

    City to quit paying for school crossing guards
  • From the archive: Brott Mechanical celebrates 100 years

    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 historical record and make a digital copy available to all. By Julie Fernandez Tulare Voice BMI – Brott Mechanical Inc. – has seen many changes over the last 100 years and will [...]

    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.
  • 22nd Annual California Antique Farm Equipment Show kicks off April 25

    The International Agri-Center will host the 22nd Annual California Antique Farm Equipment Show, April 25-27, 2014 in Tulare, California. The event will showcase the agriculture industry’s heritage with a focus on antique dairy equipment. Hundreds of antique trucks, tractors and equipment will be on display, along with entertainment, demonstrations and fun for the whole family. The weekend’s activities include live [...]

    22nd Annual California Antique Farm Equipment Show kicks off April 25
  • BMI Mechanical nominated for California Family Business Award

    A century-old Tulare business is among the nominees for the 2014 California Family Business Award by The Business Journal. The Brott family’s BMI Mechanical Inc. in Tulare is among 15 nominees. The winner will be honored at an April 24 dinner in Fresno. “Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the California Family Business Award goes to the top family business in the [...]

    BMI Mechanical nominated for California Family Business Award

Consumer News »

Children’s health concern: Every minute poison control answers a call about young kids getting into medicine

Children’s health concern: Every minute poison control answers a call about young kids getting into medicine

April 19, 2014 at 1:28 pm

Tulare Regional Medical Center (BPT) – Most parents and grandparents know that keeping medicine out of children’s hands is important. But every minute a poison...

 

Government »

City to quit paying for school crossing guards

City to quit paying for school crossing guards

April 17, 2014 at 7:00 am

Ending a 25-year practice, the Tulare City Council voted 4-0 Tuesday to get out of the school crossing guard business. “I think we almost have to do this,” Mayor David...

 
 

Healthcare »

Signs are expected to go up Friday identifying this new building on Bardsley Avenue near Mission Oak High School as Tulare Community Health Clinic's South Tulare clinic. Photo by Don LeBaron.

Health bytes: Bardsley clinic Easter egg hunt; health provided $33,000 in dental services; TRMC honors Champions of Care

April 9, 2014 at 10:03 pm

Easter egg hunt, ribbon cutting April 17 at Bardsley clinic Tulare Community Health Clinic’s newest clinic, which began operating in August, will host an Easter egg hunt...

 

Community »

Community bytes: Rates changes for transit riders, city pays $3 mil on wastewater land, Orosco keeps land option

Community bytes: Rates changes for transit riders, city pays $3 mil on wastewater land, Orosco keeps land option

April 17, 2014 at 7:00 am

Fare increases, decreases in store for Tulare transit riders Members of the general public who ride the TIME (Tulare Inter-Modal Express) transit system’s fixed bus routes...

Columnists »

Life with Jane: The house cleaning muse

Life with Jane: The house cleaning muse

April 17, 2014 at 7:00 am

By Jane Cisneros Special to the Tulare Voice I usually do most of my writing on Sundays; it’s the only day I have all to myself.  But this past Sunday I cleaned my home...

 

Business »

Downtown Tulare

Downtown Tulare PBID effort continues with goal of 2015 start-up

April 17, 2014 at 7:00 am

By Julie Fernandez Tulare Voice Jeff Killion said he has had good success in convincing other downtown Tulare property owners to support formation of a Property-based Business...

 

Agriculture »

22nd Annual California Antique Farm Equipment Show kicks off April 25

22nd Annual California Antique Farm Equipment Show kicks off April 25

April 16, 2014 at 7:00 am

The International Agri-Center will host the 22nd Annual California Antique Farm Equipment Show, April 25-27, 2014 in Tulare, California. The event will showcase the agriculture...

Education »

Dipak Kumar

Tulare nominees do well at state FFA convention

April 16, 2014 at 7:00 am

They competed against almost 5,000 other students, but Tulare FFA students held their own at the annual California FFA conference and state leadership convention. They excelled...

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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