Welcome Guest! You have 5 free reads leftLogin/Register
Breaking News
You Are Here: Home » Visalia (Page 6)

Measuring public’s privacy, government’s accountability in body-camera discussion

City Council holds 2nd public hearing on use of Measure N to fund body-worn cameras on Dec. 18 By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN VISALIA – Tax dollars and privacy are normally high on the list of things that motivate citizens to speak up at City Council meetings. Yet, when those two issues intersected last week there was […]

Read more

Shooter arrested in diner robbery

Police are still looking for a second suspect in the Oct. 28 robbery @TheSunGazette VISALIA – Police have arrested the man who stole from a fund-raiser at a local restaurant and then fired at patrons who tried to recover the charitable contributions. At 9:50 a.m. on Dec. 8, officers with the Visalia Police Department’s Violent […]

Read more

Nonprofit to open house for teen girls without a home

“Gloria House” invites community to tour its runaway and homeless shelter on Dec. 16 in Visalia @TheSunGazette VISALIA – Domestic violence calls have increased by 10 percent in the last 10 years, and the Central Valley has become a center for human trafficking. In both cases, many of these victims are teenage girls unable to […]

Read more

G for Kids Foundation donates a record $65,000 to four local non-profits serving children

@TheSunGazette VISALIA – Giving Tuesday may have grabbed headlines across the nation last week, but for a few local non-profits, the day after might be known as Cashing Wednesday. On Nov. 29, four local non-profits received a total of $65,000, the largest donation ever given out by the G for Kids Foundation, in a brief […]

Read more

Men robbed five gas stations in two cities in two hours before being caught by police

@TheSunGazette VISALIA – Two men were arrested last week after robbing five gas stations in two cities in just two hours. The early morning armed robbery spree began at 3:42 a.m. at the Flyers gas station located at 1930 S. Mooney Blvd. According to witnesses, one male suspect entered the business armed with a handgun […]

Read more

“Hope Dealer” speaks at drug court graduation

Drug addicted ex-con turned drug counselor extraordinaire Tim Ryan tells tragic, triumphant story to recovering addicts and their families as commencement speaker for the Tulare County Drug Court By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN VISALIA – Opioid addiction is an epidemic in the United States. Nearly 100 people die every day from opioids, both prescription and illegal drugs, and […]

Read more

California Water Service donates $14,000 to support needy families during the holidays

@TheSunGazette VISALIA — This Thanksgiving and holiday season, California Water Service (Cal Water) in Visalia partnered with charitable organizations to help support needy families through monetary donations to local non-profits. Through its Operation Gobble program, Cal Water donated a total of $12,500 to the Bethlehem Center and the Visalia Emergency Aid Council. The utility also […]

Read more

Kaweah Delta begins expansion of overcrowded ER

Hospital will spend $32 million to double the size of its Emergency Department over the next two years By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN VISALIA – The average person spends more than three hours in the Emergency Department at Kaweah Delta Medical Center. That’s a long time to wait to find out the severity of an illness or […]

Read more

Visalia woman found guilty of hit and run murder

Chaylin Funez found guilty of second-degree murder with the special allegation of use of a deadly weapon @TheSunGazette VISALIA – Justice for a family who lost their father came this week as a Tulare County jury found Chaylin Funez, 18, of Visalia, guilty of second degree murder with the special allegation of using a deadly […]

Read more

Christmas trees grow money for 20 non-profits

Visalia Chamber of Commerce holds 37th Annual Christmas Tree Auction on Friday, Dec. 8 @TheSunGazette VISALIA – Generosity and grandeur are combined as the Visalia Chamber of Commerce presents the 37th Annual Christmas Tree Auction Masquerade Ball set to kick off Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 at the Visalia Convention Center. The Annual Christmas Tree Auction raises money and awareness for […]

Read more

© 2012 - 2016 The Foothills Sun-Gazette ~ Powered By Wordpress

Scroll to top