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Suspect found hiding in Mexico 11 years after murder

@TheSunGazette visalia – An 11-year-old homicide case was finally closed last week thanks to some diligent detective work, field work by the feds and cooperation from another country. Visalia Police Department detectives took custody of 34-year-old Andres Rivera Espindola on June 17 after he was turned over by FBI Agents at the Fresno International Airport. […]

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Councilman dives into aquatic center

By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN visalia – Swimming has been a part of Greg Collins’ life since he could walk. As a young man he competed in swimming and water polo. As an adult he coached those sports. As a senior citizen, he continues to use swimming as a way to stay in shape. And later […]

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His-Terry man of Visalia

By Paul Myers @PaulM_SGN visalia – Visalia’s Terry Ommen is known for his love of history. But a little over a week ago he made his mark in it. Surprising to him, he was honored as the 2017 Visalia Chamber of Commerce Man of the Year. Like all award recipients Ommen felt as if there […]

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Fake gun, car trouble foil robbery

@TheSunGazette visalia – A fake gun foiled a man’s attempt to rob a shoe store and car trouble sabotaged his attempt to escape police. At 2:52 p.m. at Shiekh Shoes, located at 1100 S. Mooney Blvd., officers responded to a report of a man brandishing a handgun at employees. The man, later identified as 27-year-old […]

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Visalia accepts non-profit with ‘Open Arms’

@TheSunGazette visalia – Like funeral planning, hospice care is not always an easy subject. Watching a loved one die, even a peaceful death, is often viewed as a negative. But for most, the time spent with family members before they pass is cherished and preferred to someone passing suddenly. Hospice care allows a chance to rekindle […]

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Visalia Unified School District teachers bargain for 1-year salary increase

By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN visalia – The Visalia Unified School District (VUSD) and Visalia Unified Teachers Association (VUTA) reached an agreement for the 2017-18 school year.  The agreement includes a 2.5% increase to the salary schedule. Step and column movement on the salary schedule will also be funded by the District.  For the 2017-18 school year, the […]

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Driver turns himself in after fatal hit-and-run

@TheSunGazette visalia – The search for a driver in a fatal hit-and-run accident last week ended later the same day when the suspect turned himself in. The crash happened at 6:08 a.m. on June 8 on Walnut Avenue at Garden Street when a white Ford Ranger traveling eastbound on Walnut struck Francisco Mayorga, 60, of […]

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Missing woman found dead

Another missing person’s case ended tragically for an elderly woman last week. Detectives with the Visalia Police Department found the body of a missing woman, 83-year-old Eunice Collins of Visalia, at 2:40 p.m. along the canal bank in the 4200 block of W. Laura in Visalia. “The investigation is continuing however foul play is not […]

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Visalia Police Department saves lives of Three Doctors

@TheSunGazette palo alto, calif. – A terminally ill Visalia man’s plot to murder three Bay Area doctors last week was prevented thanks to thorough work by the Visalia Police Department. Early in the morning of May 31, the Visalia Police Department received a call from a Visalia family that 58-year-old Yue Chen had gone missing. Sgt. […]

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Mooney Grove gets a look from both sides

By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN visalia – A councilmember’s plan for the City of Visalia to take over maintenance and operation of Mooney Grove Park will at least be considered as a topic for discussion by the Visalia City Council. The man who suggested the idea made sure of it. At its June 5 meeting, City […]

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