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County construction bids add fencing for mental health facility to alleviate safety concerns of neighboring residents

By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN VISALIA – A controversial mental health facility is expected to open later this year after the county moved forward on plans to remodel the building. At its Feb. 27 meeting, the Tulare County Board of Supervisors approved bid documents to remodel the former Tulare-Kings Builders Exchange, located at the corner of Lovers […]

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Visalia man denied for parole in 1994 slaying

Angelo Morales was sentenced to life in prison for murdering his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend by stabbing him in the heart @TheSunGazette VISALIA – A Visalia man who murdered his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend in 1994 was denied parole last week. On Feb. 27 the parole board at Ironwood State Prison in Blythe, Calif. denied parole for 43-year-old Angelo […]

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Tucoemas Federal Credit Union plans new mural at the corner of Akers and Cypress

@TheSunGazette VISALIA – A new mural will beautify the City of Visalia this year promoting a local business and the Visalia community as being “locally grown.” At its Feb. 20 meeting, the Visalia City Council unanimously approved a mural to be painted on the west wall of Tucoemas Federal Credit Union, located at the northeast […]

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Visalia pilot program begins signing up property owners to accept vouchers; Self-Help project would provide six units for homeless

By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN VISALIA – The City of Visalia made great strides in addressing homelessness within the city limits last year. The police department launched a specialized unit to respond to calls regarding the homeless. The city started a work program to provide paying jobs for homeless people who qualify. And the city is part […]

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Plan in motion to widen Demaree and Goshen this year

City Council approves deal with railroad to widen the intersection, purchases property to provide more space By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN VISALIA – The City of Visalia completed a slew of road projects and intersection improvements last year, but one intersection is always on the mind of city staff, councilmember and residents. The intersection of Demaree Street […]

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Visalia Police continue to search for two more suspects in possible gang-related shooting

@TheSunGazette VISALIA – Police arrested two men in connection with a Feb. 3 drive-by shooting and are searching for two more. At 12:45 a.m. on Feb. 22, detectives with the Visalia Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit were notified that one of the suspects, 21-year-old Robert Ramos, Jr., had been arrested by Hanford Police. Ramos was […]

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Aquatics Center Committee votes to build possible aquatics center at Plaza Park or downtown location

By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN VISALIA – A possible aquatics center discussed at the corner of Recreation Park will likely be built closer to the heart of downtown or halfway across town. City Councilmember Greg Collins said a committee of between 15 and 30 residents supporting the idea of a city-owned aquatic center recently voted on two […]

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Two men found in possession of drugs passed out in In-N-Out’s parking lot on Mooney

@TheSunGazette VISALIA – In-N-Out burgers might be a great cure for hangovers but they don’t do much to prevent drug-induced blackouts. At about 2 a.m. on Feb. 16, Visalia Police Department officers found two men, with a small amount of methamphetamine in plain site, passed out in their vehicle in the In-N-Out parking lot on […]

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Visalia Fire Department affected by most expensive fire season in state history

Visalia Fire Department’s 2017 annual report says calls for service continue to go up but Measure N money should help meet the demand By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN VISALIA – The past year was the most expensive fire season in California history. And while most of the costs were incurred at the federal and state level, major […]

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Gail Zurek earns status as Accredited Chamber Executive by the Western Association of Chamber Executives

@TheSunGazette  VISALIA – The CEO of the Visalia Chamber of Commerce joined an exclusive club of her peers this month. Visalia Chamber President/CEO Gail Zurek was recognized as an Accredited Chamber Executive (ACE) by the Western Association of Chamber Executives (WACE). The designation is awarded to only those chamber executives and staff professionals who meet […]

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