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Win a Grandparent Membership to ImagineU

ImagineU has a Grandparent Membership like none other, and we're giving away memberships for FREE! ImagineU is Visalia's premier destination for preteens and believes every child... — Updated 11/10/2021

Tulare Library Launches YouTube Channel for Seniors

Lights, camera, action! The Tulare Public Library has launched a YouTube channel designed to cover topics of interest to seniors, among other things. "The YouTube channel is there... — Updated 11/9/2021

Aquatics Facility Presentation to be Made at Joint Meeting

Visalia City Council Member Greg Collins plans to make a PowerPoint presentation about the proposed aquatics facility at the joint meeting of the Visalia City Council and the... — Updated 11/9/2021

Tulare County Opens New Transit Operations Facility

The Tulare County Resource Management Agency (RMA) held a ceremony on September 23 to open the new Transit Operations & Maintenance Facility. Members of the public were able to... — Updated 11/9/2021

Local Alzheimer's Walk Exceeds $25,000 Goal

More than 200 area residents helped exceed the fundraising goal of this year's Tulare & Kings Walk to End Alzheimer's, which returned to Mooney Grove Park in Visalia on October... — Updated 11/9/2021

New Scams and Schemes to Avoid this Holiday Season

The holidays are here, and as sure as the chilly weather will soon be upon us, scammers will be resurfacing and cooking up creative ways to separate us from our money. Due to the... — Updated 11/9/2021

2022 Heart of Seniors Canceled

The annual Heart of Seniors "Spectacular Resource Event" Luncheon, hosted by the Senior Coalition, usually held in mid-February at the Wyndham Hotel in Visalia, will not be held in... — Updated 11/9/2021

The Senior Citizens League Campaigns for Stimulus Checks for Seniors

The Senior Citizens League, an advocacy group for retired people based in Virginia, reported that Social Security benefits have increased just 55% over the past 20 years. In response, the group's is collecting signatures to get... — Updated 11/9/2021

West Nile Virus Results in First South Valley Casualty

The Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency announced that seven human cases of West Nile Virus have been detected and reported in Tulare County. Kings County reported... — Updated 11/10/2021

Aspirin Regimen No Longer Recommended for Everyone

On October 12, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force posted a draft recommendation statement on aspirin use to prevent heart disease and stroke, also known as cardiovascular... — Updated 11/10/2021

Social Security Announces 5.9% Increase

Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for approximately 70 million Americans will increase 5.9% in 2022, announced the Social Security Administration on... — Updated 11/9/2021

Mysterious 'Black Bart' Pays Visalia A Visit

Charles E. Boles liked stagecoaches. In fact, he liked them so much that for at least eight years he was in the stagecoach business earning some $50,000. Not bad considering that... — Updated 11/10/2021

Form 602 & Why Seniors Become Frail

What is a Form 602 and why is it important to have it completed before moving to assisted living? A Form 602 (better known as a Physicians Report) is a state-mandated report that needs to be filled out by the primary doctor. It... — Updated 11/9/2021

Master Gardeners Offer Helpful Garden Tips for November

November is one of my favorite months in the California garden. I watch leaves descend, winds sway even large tree branches, and sheets of rain (hopefully!) wash off a year's dust.... — Updated 11/9/2021

'It's a Wonderful Life' Marks 75th Anniversary

The following is a post that appears on the Library of Congress website. It was written by Elizabeth Brown, a reference librarian/digital reference specialist in the library's... — Updated 11/10/2021

'Winter Dance Party' Brings Holly, Valens, Big Bopper to Visalia

The 1950s will live again when Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper take the stage at the Visalia Fox Theatre on December 4. John Mueller's "Winter Dance Party" is the... — Updated 11/10/2021

Bill Kirchenbauer Takes His Father Back Home

"It's everything I like in a movie," said actor/comedian Bill Kirchenbauer about his new film, "Taking Al Back Home." "It makes you laugh, it makes you cry and it makes you think,"... — Updated 11/9/2021

Two Important Letters

When the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) decides on your claim, they will provide you with two important letters amongst all the paperwork they will send you. The first letter... — Updated 11/9/2021

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