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Students shift into gear on attendance

@TheSunGazette visalia – The value of an education cannot be understated. But the most important part of school is not necessarily hitting the books. Instead it is actually showing up. Like a job, students are expected to show up every day and participate as best they can. And while many students go through the year […]

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Teachers ask for stricter student discipline

By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN visalia – It might not come as a surprise to anyone that students have more trouble paying attention and concentrating in class and teachers have more trouble corralling students and their attention spans than ever before. What might surprise you is why? Visalia teachers voiced their frustration with the lack of […]

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Pedestrian dies from hit & run injuries

@TheSunGazette visalia – The pedestrian struck during a hit and run May 9 died from his injuries last week. Anthony Todd, 21, of Visalia succumbed to his injuries on May 11 at Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno. Todd was hit by a Chevy pickup heading eastbound at about 9:23 p.m. while walking through the […]

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CalWater mops up water main upgrades a year early

@TheSunGazette visalia – California Water Service (Cal Water) has completed four infrastructure improvement projects a year ahead of schedule, replacing a total of 13,285 feet of aging water main in the Fairview area. The projects were part of Cal Water’s Visalia District main replacement program, which was dedicated to increasing water flow and pressure, enhancing […]

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Collins plants idea of park transfer

By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN visalia – Mooney Grove Park was once the jewel of parks in the Central Valley. Families came from all over California to visit the State’s oldest county park featuring amusement rides, a zoo, row boats and paddle boats. Its vast ponds, rustic bridges, iconic statues and plentiful oak trees were a […]

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High school students begin their careers as freshmen

@TheSunGazette visalia – High school students have varied career interests including everything from mechanics to movie make-up artists. And while career pathways used to be something that seniors discussed with their counselors before graduating is now something they begin training for as freshman. Visalia Unified School District pupils studying in a variety of professional pathways […]

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Filling in the Cracks

By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN visalia – Fissures of red sand stretched through downtown on May 5 bringing attention to the cracks beneath our feat that normally blend into the pavement and go unnoticed. The Red Sand Project symbolizes the victims of human trafficking who fall through the cracks of our society and fade out of […]

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Carting off criminals, not beeswax

By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN visalia – Two recent decisions by the City Council amended local laws that would allow public safety officials to avoid stings but catch low level criminals. At its May 1 meeting, the Visalia City Council voted unanimously to remove an outdated requirement that police officers be burdened with bee removal and […]

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DA warns ‘toxic-free’ bug killer is highly toxic

@TheSunGazette visalia – The Tulare County District Attorney’s Office is warning anyone who bought a supposedly non-toxic bug killer at the Visalia Swap Meet that it is extremely toxic to people and animals. On Feb. 23, 2017, the DA’s office seized a substantial quantity of the unregistered, homemade pesticide powder under the name “Krazy Powder […]

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VPD nabs Woodlake carjacker, recovers 2 stolen cars

@TheSunGazette woodlake – A car stolen in Woodlake was found in Visalia and ultimately led police back to the thief in Woodlake. The car, an Acura, was reported stolen to the Woodlake Police Department on April 16 by an adult male in the 100 block of Valencia Boulevard in Woodlake. The victim said 28-year-old Jimmy […]

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