April 2021

Reflections of Visalia: Pioneer Collapses Under the Strain

Text and photos submitted by Terry L. Ommen   T he history of Solon Borglum’s famous Pioneer statue is filled with celebration and sadness, and Tulare County played a part in much of it. For years, it stood...

Gardening: Plant Your Own Veggie Garden

Text by Michelle Le Strange, UCCE Master Gardener Advisor Emeritus   S pring fever is springing and valley gardeners should take advantage of the spring vegetable planting season. Our climate is perfect for raising great-tasting summer vegetables,...

Tech: Exploring Podcasts: Something for Every Listener

Text by C. Scott Wyatt   Podcasts replaced local radio for me several years ago. With driving three hours daily, local radio started to seem like commercials interrupted by music, news or silly trivia. According to data...

NEWS ON WRITING, BOOKS + THE WORLD OF PUBLISHING – April 2021

Text by Diane Slocum   April is National Poetry Month. This celebration of poetry all over the world started in 1996 to remember great poets and celebrate the importance of poetry. The San Joaquin Valley can rightfully celebrate...

Symphony: The Future of the Sequoia Symphony Orchestra is Now

Text by Phillip Townsend  I  Photos by Go Creative Group   T hrough innovative leadership, creative collaborations and perhaps a bit of irreverence, Tulare County’s orchestra company is evolving to reach new audiences. What do you think of...

Visalia Chamber – April 2021

The Visalia Chamber of Commerce is proud to be a catalyst, convener and champion of local business by continuing to provide valuable resources, programs and initiatives to local businesses and the community. The Visalia chamber...

TULARE CHAMBER – APRIL 2021

Flowers blossoming, the days getting longer and fresh air signal the arrival of spring. As we welcome the new season, we are filled with hope for new beginnings. As much as we talk about...