County News 2014

Tulare County Library to Present Duffy Hudson as Albert Einstein
July 16, 2014
Tulare County Library to Present Duffy Hudson as Albert Einstein

For a light-hearted look at Albert Einsteins life and work, come to the Tulare County Library Visalia Branch on July 24 at 6:30 pm.

Tulare County Building permits continue to grow – Housing permits up 66%
July 9, 2014
Tulare County Building permits continue to grow – Housing permits up 66%

Tulare County officials say building permit requests for residential housing soared and the value of construction permits issued during the County’s recently completed Fiscal Year 2013/2014 increased as well.

Tulare County's Water Conservation Saves Millions of Gallons
June 4, 2014
Tulare County's Water Conservation Saves Millions of Gallons

Tulare County is doing its part to save water during California’s historic drought by turning off sprinklers, focusing on planting drought resistant plants, and seeking ways to improve irrigation efficiency at its parks and grounds. 

Tulare County Closer to Banning Marijuana Grows
June 3, 2014
Tulare County Closer to Banning Marijuana Grows

Tulare County is one step closer to banning all marijuana cultivation in its unincorporated areas. 

County Program Donates Tons of Food to Local Non-Profit
June 2, 2014
County Program Donates Tons of Food to Local Non-Profit

A Tulare County non-profit received more than a ton of donated food thanks to the “Foods for Fines” program.

County Library to Offer Arts & Crafts Workshops in June
May 22, 2014
County Library to Offer Arts & Crafts Workshops in June

Boys and girls who want to provide their dad a gift for Father’s Day can receive a helping hand from Tulare County Library staff. 

Kings River Closed for Recreation Due to Drought
May 20, 2014
Kings River Closed for Recreation Due to Drought

Tulare County residents and visitors seeking to use the Kings River for recreational purposes, such as boating or water skiing, will not be able to due to extremely low water levels. 

County Meets with State Drought Task Force
May 12, 2014
County Meets with State Drought Task Force

Kings and Tulare County officials met with Gov. Jerry Brown’s Drought Task Force this morning to discuss and hear how the state’s present and pending water shortage is affecting local agencies. 

Senior Day in the Park Scheduled for May 16
May 8, 2014
Senior Day in the Park Scheduled for May 16

The 45th Annual Senior Day in the Park will feature Polynesian Dancers, an Elvis impersonator, music, and food. Why wouldn't you want to go? 

Ryan McArthur Named 2013 Tulare County Employee of the Year
May 6, 2014
Ryan McArthur Named 2013 Tulare County Employee of the Year

How do you win employee of the year for an organization of more than 4,000 employees? One way is to take initiative and save more than $100,000 in vendor costs on a critical project.