• Education bytes: Harlem Wizards take on local bballers; city schools honor kitchen staff; county mock trial places in top 5; Cal Poly dairy team takes first in nationals

    Diverse team of Tulareans set to take on pro basketballers next week The Wizards are coming and a diverse cross-section of Tulareans plans to take them down in a unique fundraiser next month. In their first visit to the Central Valley the professional basketball team the Harlem Wizards will take on the United as One Ballers, comprised of a local [...]

    Education bytes: Harlem Wizards take on local bballers; city schools honor kitchen staff; county mock trial places in top 5; Cal Poly dairy team takes first in nationals
  • Racing rubber ducks to raise funds for Tulare Western music

    Forget the bath tub; rubber ducks are taking to the Tulare water park next month with what Tulare Western High School’s Marching Band hopes will become a popular annual fundraiser. Dubbed the Amazing Duck Race, Tulare Western Music Boosters have rounded up 1,000 of the bright yellow icons for the event so far and anyone can enter with a donation [...]

    Racing rubber ducks to raise funds for Tulare Western music
  • Headlines around Tulare and Kings Counties April 23, 2014

    Radio TULARE MAYOR DAVID MACEDO – Securing property for future expansion of city waste water treatment plant; turning waste into energy; transportation plans; drought response presentation from SCE; PBID update. KTIP 1450 TULARE COUNTY SUPERVISOR PHIL COX – Board matters; adult literacy in the county; marijuana on federal lands; solid waste haulers. – KTIP 1450 4/22/14 RAY APPLETON – Bundy [...]

    Headlines around Tulare and Kings Counties April 23, 2014
  • POLL: Who will get your vote for Tulare County Sheriff?

    This is an unscientific poll available to the public for informational purposes only. Vote on our poll!

    POLL: Who will get your vote for Tulare County Sheriff?
  • Financial Literacy Month: National survey results

    Post by USA.gov. When it comes to budgeting and debt, 61 percent of U.S. adults admit to not having a budget, and one-third of U.S. adults indicated their household carries credit card debt from month-to-month. Learn more about American trends with personal finance from the 2014 Consumer Financial Literacy Survey conducted by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling

    Financial Literacy Month: National survey results
  • Veterans speech by Tulare Union student achieves 9th in nation

    By Donna-Marie Sonnichsen Tulare Voice A Tulare Union High School student’s patriot speech placed ninth in the nation last month and touched the hearts of local veterans who honored her recently. “It’s a beautiful, beautiful speech that’s different than the other speeches,” Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1864 Commander Ricky Brown said after 17-year-old Eliana Llamas read her speech during [...]

    Local VFW District 24 Commander Steve Hansen (left) and Hideo Horie, the district’s Voice of Democracy Chairman helped honor Tulare senior Eliana Llamas at this month’s district meeting.
Photo by Donna-Marie Sonnichsen
  • Headlines around Tulare County April 21, 2014

    Government Final Fresno-to-Bakersfield EIR released for high-speed rail - The California High-Speed Rail Authority released the 20,000-page final environmental impact report for the Fresno-to-Bakersfield section. – HANFORD SENTINEL 4/18/14 Beer brews council’s tempers – Tempers got a little hot during Tuesday night’s council meeting while discussing whether the Tulare County Junior Livestock Show and Community Fair Board should have their license [...]

    Headlines around Tulare County April 21, 2014
  • Rotary event raises nearly $56,000 for Tulare Boys and Girls Club

    The popular Comix 4 Kids raised an estimated $55,704 earlier this month for the Boys and Girls Club in Tulare. The net income was one of the largest Tulare Sunrise Rotary has realized in the seven years it has put on the event, said a delighted Daniel Enriquez, club president and event chairman. “Without this event the Boys and Girls [...]

    Juggler/comic Josh Casey entertains the audience at the seventh annual Comix 4 Kids. Photo by Don LeBaron.
  • INFOGRAPHIC: Are you a Foodie?

    (BPT) – The makers of PEPCID commissioned a survey to better understand the habits and mind-set of food enthusiasts: how often they experience heartburn, how far they will travel for their next great bite, and what they will do for a great-tasting meal. The results were very telling; food enthusiasts would be willing to pay a high grocery or restaurant [...]

    INFOGRAPHIC: Are you a Foodie?
  • CHP senior citizen driving class helps older adults drive longer

    Talking with an older family member about their driving is often difficult. Most of us put off that talk until the person’s driving has become what we believe to be dangerous. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) implemented the Age Well, Drive Smart program to assist families with this issue. This program was designed to provide older drivers with the KEYS [...]

    CHP senior citizen driving class helps older adults drive longer

Consumer News »

Financial Literacy Month: National survey results

Financial Literacy Month: National survey results

April 21, 2014 at 11:15 pm

SEE the entire INFOGRAPHIC here. // Post by USA.gov. When it comes to budgeting and debt, 61 percent of U.S. adults admit to not having a budget, and one-third of U.S....

 

Obituaries

Wanda Dumermuth (Brause)

May 17, 2014

Wanda Dumermuth, only child of Dwight and Lila Brause, was born on a farm near West Union, Iowa, on August 11, 1924. She attended public school in Illinois and Greeley, Iowa. Her parents acquired a farm near Fayette, Iowa in 1940 and Wanda graduated ...

Darneith Green

March 28, 2014

Darneith Green Darneith Green was born April 28, 1917 in Steven, Arkansas to the parents of Powell P. and Linie E. Green. He was one of thirteen male children. Darneith met and married Orean Watson in February of 1936. To this union eleven children ...
 

Government »

CHP senior citizen driving class helps older adults drive longer

CHP senior citizen driving class helps older adults drive longer

April 20, 2014 at 6:53 am

Talking with an older family member about their driving is often difficult. Most of us put off that talk until the person’s driving has become what we believe to be dangerous. The...

Just for fun »

INFOGRAPHIC: Are you a Foodie?

INFOGRAPHIC: Are you a Foodie?

April 20, 2014 at 10:17 pm

(BPT) – The makers of PEPCID commissioned a survey to better understand the habits and mind-set of food enthusiasts: how often they experience heartburn, how far they...

 
 

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 »

POLL: Who will get your vote for Tulare County Sheriff?

POLL: Who will get your vote for Tulare County Sheriff?

April 22, 2014 at 3:22 pm

This is an unscientific poll available to the public for informational purposes only. Vote on our poll! ...

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 »

Education bytes: Harlem Wizards take on local bballers; city schools honor kitchen staff; county mock trial places in top 5; Cal Poly dairy team takes first in nationals

Education bytes: Harlem Wizards take on local bballers; city schools honor kitchen staff; county mock trial places in top 5; Cal Poly dairy team takes first in nationals

April 22, 2014 at 10:58 pm

Diverse team of Tulareans set to take on pro basketballers next week The Wizards are coming and a diverse cross-section of Tulareans plans to take them down in a unique fundraiser...

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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