Central Coast
Residential Solar Boom For Central Coast

Residential Solar Boom For Central Coast

January 25,2015 More locals want to say goodbye to PG&E. Home owners in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties installed a record number of solar panel units,…

SLO Jobless Rate Falls To 8-Year Low

SLO Jobless Rate Falls To 8-Year Low

January 24,2015 San Luis Obispo‘s December jobless rate is down to 5 percent says EDD – the best December reading since 2007. December 2013 saw 5.8 percent and…

Central Valley

Central Sierra Gets Wet This Week

Central Sierra Gets Wet This Week

January 27,2015 NWS Says Mountains Get Wet Monday, Tuesday,Thurs ,Friday NWS Hanford….. .SYNOPSIS…A STORM SYSTEM…

Tulare Cheese Plant To Get March Hearing

Tulare Cheese Plant To Get March Hearing

January 21,2015 All systems are go on the planned CaliCheese plant in Tulare says company…

Visalia Crime Falls Big In 2014

Visalia Crime Falls Big In 2014

January 17,2015 Watching Effect of Prop 47 Crime fell big time in Visalia in 2014…

Family Health Care Network Will Open Clinic In Tulare

Family Health Care Network Will Open Clinic In Tulare

January 15,2014 Tulare area residents will soon have a new choice of where they can…

Business

Tulare Feels Gas Pains

Tulare Feels Gas Pains

Lower Fuel Prices – Good For Consumers But Bad For Cities’ Sales Tax Revenues Other Big Sales Tax Trends Point To Possible Need For New Taxes January 28,2015…

Tulare County …..By The Numbers

Tulare County …..By The Numbers

Tulare County Jobless Rate 12.7 Percent Tulare County’s December jobless rate fell to 12.7% from 13.6% a year ago. Total nonfarm jobs are up 1000 compared to year…

Coast Gas Stations Below $2

Coast Gas Stations Below $2

January 24,2015 Two gas stations in Lompoc are among a handful of locations statewide selling gas this weekend  below $2. Both stations are Circle K outlets with one…

Dinuba Odwalla Plant To Lay Off Third Shift – Amber Foods Will Leave Town

Dinuba Odwalla Plant To Lay Off Third Shift – Amber Foods Will Leave Town

January 23,2015 Dinuba is losing food industry jobs in coming weeks as premium juice maker Odwalla shuts down their third shift,estimated at around 40 people and Amber Foods,…

Agriculture

Bird Flue In Foster Farms Turkeys

Bird Flue In Foster Farms Turkeys

January 26,2015 In the first significant find in the US since 2004 a Foster Farm turkey ranch has been diagnosed with…

Spinach / Lame Dairy Cows / Tomatoes

Spinach / Lame Dairy Cows / Tomatoes

January 19,2015 Stores Out Of Spinach – But Not Farmers Market That cold spell that hit California around the first of…

Travel

Delaware North Wins Kings Canyon Nat’l Park Concession

New York-based Delaware North Parks and Resorts has won a 10 year concession contract to operate overnight accommodations in Kings Canyon National Parks beginning this fall NPS…

Business

Tulare Feels Gas Pains

Lower Fuel Prices – Good For Consumers But Bad For Cities’ Sales Tax Revenues Other Big Sales Tax Trends Point To Possible Need For New Taxes January…

Regional

Snapshots of The Day / Rainfall / Gold

Summer storm this week drops 2 to 3 plus inches of rain around Shasta Lake. Left : 48 hr rainfall total in north San Joaquin Valley showing…

Agriculture

Bird Flue In Foster Farms Turkeys

January 26,2015 In the first significant find in the US since 2004 a Foster Farm turkey ranch has been diagnosed with highly contagious bird flue. The USDA-APHIS…

Trends

Senate Committee Votes To Move Water Bond

Legislation that would move the $11.14 billion water bond to the November 2014 ballot passed in the Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee today on a bipartisan…

Agriculture

Bird Flue In Foster Farms Turkeys

January 26,2015 In the first significant find in the US since 2004 a Foster Farm turkey ranch has been diagnosed with highly contagious bird flue. The USDA-APHIS…