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Visalia man wins $5 million on Scratcher

California Lottery Logo(Photo: Courtesy of California Lottery) Visalia has a new millionaire.  Last night, one Visalia resident won big money on a California Lottery Scratcher— $5 million to be exact. Partab Singh, manager of E-Z Mart Liquor on Walnut Avenue in Visalia, sold three $20 Lucky Strike tickets to a customer on …

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Catholic leaders take Mass on the road | Features

VISALIA, Calif. (TNS) — Bishop Armando Ochoa begins the Mass outside a building that resembles a large red barn. He carries a hooked staff covered in animal fur and wears moccasins and a leather sash – a tribute to the nearby Tule River Tribe. The recent service among old oak …

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Thumbs up, thumbs down: Fresno State names Top Dog

Thumbs up to current and former Valley folks doing incredible work around the Las Vegas crisis. Among them are former Fresnan Keith Moyer for his work as editor in chief at the Las Vegas Review-Journal covering the Las Vegas shootings. The staff’s work was so intense, the Washington Post wrote …

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Robert E. Thomas | Obituaries

Robert E. Thomas   Family, Friends, Home and Love – where life is always good.   Robert Thomas (aka Bob) also known as Silver Fox and Hollywood by friends and associates, passed away on October 8, 2017.   Bob loved life and lived it to the fullest – he enjoyed …

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Lindsay gang member faces life in prison

Roberto Saldana(Photo: Tulare County District Attorney) Two years ago, as a group of Lindsay gang members were on their way to commit a series of robberies, they were arrested as part of Operation Red Sol.  For one man, it wouldn’t be his last run in with police.  This week, a …

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Optimism at the California Citrus Conference

The Citrus Research Board held their annual California Citrus Conference on Wednesday in Visalia. The entire citrus industry was invited to the event to hear updates on some of the latest research taking place.  Many of the presentations were focused on combatting Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) and stopping the spread of …

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