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City of Visalia to upgrade lighting at Plaza Park softball fields

Adult rec softball fields will be getting half a million in upgrades for stadium style lighting; City is redoing water pipes to separate drinking fountains from irrigation to allow for the use of recycled water By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN VISALIA – There’s nothing like playing ball under the lights, especially when daytime temperatures top 100 […]

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Father Eric Swearingen among 43 priests in Fresno Diocese accused of sexual abuse since the 1940s

By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN VISALIA —A Visalia priest has been placed on paid administrative leave in the wake of a new report chronicling a history of sexual abuse within the Fresno Diocese of the Catholic church. In a letter addressed to the “People of God,” Most Reverend Joseph V. Brennan, bishop of the Diocese of Fresno, […]

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Root Beer Roots: 100 years of A&W

Cary, Van Horn family celebrates 100th anniversary of A&W restaurants after 52 years of franchisee ownership in Visalia By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN VISALIA – It was just two years ago that the Cary and Van Horn families celebrated their 50th anniversary of A&W franchise ownership. On Saturday, the families’ first location in downtown Visalia celebrated A&W […]

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Visalia Technical Early College celebrates its first 10 years

Visalia’s hands-on charter high school has changed names, grade levels, and college credits in the last decade @TheSunGazette VISALIA – Ten years ago, Visalia Technical Early College (VTEC) was founded with a hands-on approach to learning. The philosophy is somewhat simple, “that students learn best when they are engaged in high-interest, meaningful curricular activities that […]

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Five Foothills ballplayers have an all-star exit

Three players from Exeter, one from Woodlake and one from Farmersville play their last game at Visalia Rawhide Ballpark By Patrick Dillon @PDillon_SGN VISALIA – The 59th East-West All-Star Baseball Game on Saturday, June 15, had one of the closest outcomes in recent years. The West continued their winning streak taking the game 5-4. But more […]

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Adventure Park’s Sequoia Springs water playground is official open to the public

@TheSunGazette VISALIA – Sequoia Springs, a 42-foot water structure with four slides at Visalia Adventure Park, is now open to the public. “Water is flowing at Sequoia Springs and kids are beginning to trickle in,” said Demea Metcalf, Visit Visalia executive director. “Our team had the opportunity to be on site to see the doors […]

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18 year old Mark Anthony Verdugo charged with DUI after speeding through intersection at Court and Walnut

@TheSunGazette VISALIA – Saturday was a tragic night in the heart of Visalia as four lives were put in danger thanks to one young, alleged drunk driver. At 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, the Visalia Police Department responded to Walnut and Court for a multiple vehicle traffic collision. Officers found a Lamborghini Huracan heading […]

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Unearthing D-Day Stories

Vito Mastrangelo, now 95, was on Omaha Beach 75 years ago when his unit buried 18,000 Allied services members during the Battle of Normandy @TheSunGazette VISALIA – Vito Mastrangelo has outlived most of his fellow soldiers from D-Day invasion 75 years ago. Many of them he buried himself and some of them he buried twice. […]

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New law sets up city for sidewalk vendors

By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN VISALIA – Visalians will be seeing a lot more ice cream carts, rose peddlers, corn on the cob street corners, and hot dog dealers after the Visalia City Council was forced to approve new laws regulating sidewalk vendors after banning them for several years. At its June 3 meeting, the city council […]

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