• Wrinkle-busting skin care tips for boomer women

    (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 – apply to skin of any age, baby boomers need to update their skin care and makeup strategies to ensure their skin stays healthy and youthful-looking as long as possible. “Fine lines, wrinkles and discoloration [...]

    Wrinkle-busting skin care tips for boomer women
  • Macedo: Don’t call Tulare a ‘podunk town’

    By Julie Fernandez Tulare Voice Visalia resident Steve Pendleton thinks Tulare must do more to address the needs of the homeless and while delivering that message recently took a potshot that Mayor David Macedo refused to ignore. Pendleton congratulated city officials for Oct. 7 for “reading the constitution” and considering an ordinance amendment to make sure indigent and homeless people [...]

    Mayor David Macedo
  • Tulare Chamber’s CEO accepts job with company managing Tulare Regional

    Kathleen Johnson, CEO of the Tulare Chamber of Commerce, has accepted the job of vice president of marketing for HealthCare Conglomerate Associates LLC, which manages Tulare Regional Medical Center. Johnson will continue in her chamber position until Nov. 15 to provide continued leadership and assistance with the transition, Chamber officials announced in a prepared statement late Thursday afternoon. “This outstanding [...]

    Kathleen Johnson is the new CEO of the Tulare Chamber of Commerce. Photo by Don LeBaron.
  • Planning to ‘have the talk’ with senior parents this holiday season? How to begin

    (BPT) – As your family gathers this holiday season to enjoy each other’s company, share a traditional meal and take in your favorite sports event or parade, will you also have more serious discussions about the safety and well-being of aging parents? If so, you’re not alone; more than a quarter of families will talk about medical and health issues [...]

    Those holiday conversations can help families create a smoother transition for seniors whose housing needs have changed, says former "Good Morning America" host Joan Lunden. In 2006, Lunden became the primary caregiver for her mother, who was experiencing the onset of dementia.
  • CaliCheese environmental report gets first public airing

    By Julie Fernandez Tulare Voice Residents of Matheny Tract and their attorney voiced concerns about the CaliCheese project Monday during the first public hearing on the project’s Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR). The hearing provided the first opportunity for public comment on the  DEIR, which was released on Sept. 18. No action was required of the commission. The public has until [...]

    Tulare City Council chambers
  • Tulare Soroptimists to host third annual tea Oct. 25

    Terry A. Sayre, a Leadership-4-Life Coach, will be the guest speaker at Soroptimist International of Tulare’s third annual tea on Saturday, Oct. 25. Sayre is facilitator for the Tulare Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Tulare program and is also a Fearless Living coach who received her training through “America’s Favorite Coach” Rhonda Britten’s Fearless Living Institute. The tea will be held [...]

    Tulare Soroptimists to host third annual tea Oct. 25
  • New free career resource at Tulare Public Library

    The Tulare Public Library will hold a class on a new resource for job seekers available to library members. The class will be conducted by Heidi Clark, the card services and technology librarian, on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 8:30 a.m. Participants must register in advance. The job resource is called JobNow. It is available online at http://tularepubliclibrary.org/researchdatabases. The online service [...]

    Tulare Public Library
  • City’s oldest public building could be lost, if city gives up railroad land lease

    By Julie Fernandez Tulare Voice The future of the Woman’s Club House, the oldest surviving public building in Tulare, is clouded as the City Council decides whether to continue to lease the railroad land upon which it was built in 1882. The building was originally constructed at 88 West Tulare Ave. by Southern Pacific Railroad as a recreation center for [...]

    1928 Woman's Clubhouse Postcard

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Tulare City Council chambers

CaliCheese environmental report gets first public airing

October 16, 2014 at 5:38 am

By Julie Fernandez Tulare Voice Residents of Matheny Tract and their attorney voiced concerns about the CaliCheese project Monday during the first public hearing on the project’s...

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 »

Tulare County surpasses Fresno in ag value according to 2013 report

Tulare County surpasses Fresno in ag value according to 2013 report

July 17, 2014 at 10:49 pm

Fresno County released its 2013 Annual Crop and Livestock Report on Tuesday, July 15 at the Board of Supervisors meeting presented by the County Agriculture Commissioner,...

Healthcare »

Kathleen Johnson is the new CEO of the Tulare Chamber of Commerce. Photo by Don LeBaron.

Tulare Chamber’s CEO accepts job with company managing Tulare Regional

October 16, 2014 at 9:44 pm

Kathleen Johnson, CEO of the Tulare Chamber of Commerce, has accepted the job of vice president of marketing for HealthCare Conglomerate Associates LLC, which manages Tulare...

Community »

Tulare Soroptimists to host third annual tea Oct. 25

Tulare Soroptimists to host third annual tea Oct. 25

October 15, 2014 at 10:24 pm

Terry A. Sayre, a Leadership-4-Life Coach, will be the guest speaker at Soroptimist International of Tulare’s third annual tea on Saturday, Oct. 25. Sayre is facilitator...

Education »

Traffic plans made to ease disruption from solar panel installation

Traffic plans made to ease disruption from solar panel installation

October 9, 2014 at 5:16 am

Tulare City School District is determined to keep traffic flowing and schools accessible when construction starts on solar projects at all 15 public elementary and middle...

Real Estate »

Property sale agreement with Lennar frees city of $1.2 million debt

Property sale agreement with Lennar frees city of $1.2 million debt

June 5, 2014 at 9:38 pm

The city does not have money to develop or maintain a six-acre park in in a residential development east of Mooney Boulevard at Alpine Avenue, so the City Council agreed...

Columnists »

Mayor David Macedo

Macedo: Don’t call Tulare a ‘podunk town’

October 18, 2014 at 8:37 pm

By Julie Fernandez Tulare Voice Visalia resident Steve Pendleton thinks Tulare must do more to address the needs of the homeless and while delivering that message recently...

Business »

Free drought-related job retraining offered

October 7, 2014 at 9:47 pm

College of the Sequoias is one of six San Joaquin Valley colleges receiving money to retrain workers displaced by the region’s severe drought conditions. Twelve free training...

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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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