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Porterville, California is located in Tulare County. Zip codes in Porterville, CA include 93257, and 93258. The median home price in Porterville is $175,000 which is roughly $101/per square foot. More Porterville information.

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Yesterday | The Fresno Bee

Labor Day outlook in the Valley: Cheaper gas, plentiful campsites

Valley residents looking for a final summer getaway this Labor Day weekend have some good news: Gas prices are down a bit, and campsites in Yosemite and Sequoia-Kings Canyon national parks are still available.

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Thursday | KMPH-TV Fresno

Valley Drought 2014: Wells Dry Up Leaving Homes With No Water

Mimi Elkalla Reporting Many Tulare County homes are left without any water as a result of the shallow rivers and dry water wells.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Daily Kos

Drought in California - Not Enough Drops to Drink, Unless You're Rich, of course

Towns and municipalities in California are starting to reach the hair on fire stage, if they haven't already, regarding water shortages.

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Los Angeles Times

Central California residents rely on bottled water as wells run dry

Volunteers deliver cases of water to homes in East Porterville on Friday. Hundreds of people whose wells have gone dry due to drought received an emergency allotment of bottled water from Tulare County officials.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Motorcyclist injured near Porterville

A motorcyclist received major injuries Monday afternoon when he crashed his 2004 Harley Davidson east of Porterville, the California Highway Patrol reported.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

GantDaily.com

East Porterville water wells are drying up

Bakersfield, CA, United States East Porterville - One of the pernicious effects of drought is the lack of ample potable water for the residents in the area.

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The Fresno Bee

Central California Blood Center says O-negative desperately short

The Central California Blood Center asked Monday for all O-negative blood donors to donate as soon as possible in Fresno, Visalia and Porterville to replenish the community's blood supply.

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OpEdNews

Earthquake, Drought and Wildfires Ravage California

With its spate of natural disasters, some spurred by human action, California isn't looking like such a We probably can't blame the earthquake that hit California's Napa Valley this weekend on climate change .

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Asbury Park Press

Northern California wildfire 25 percent containedNorthern California...

Crews working through the night in steep terrain are building containment lines around a wildfire near the rural Northern California town of Weaverville that forced the evacuation of about 200 homes.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Journalgazette.net

Drought leaves Calif. homes without water

The situation has become so dire that the Tulare County Office of Emergency Services had 12-gallon-per-person rations of bottled water delivered on Friday in East Porterville, where at least 182 of the 1,400 households have reported having no or not enough water, according to the Porterville Recorder.

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Detroit Free Press

Kristen Jordan Shamus: When the back-to-school frenzy hits, just say no

Cole Davin, 11, left, and Kylie Davin, 8, shop for their school supply items with their mother Suzi on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 at Target store in Porterville, Calif.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Drought leaves California homes without water

Volunteers Marrisa Zuniga, right, Paul Vigil, and Raul Alatorre, left, load cases of water on a dolly to deliver homes in East Porterville, Calif., Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Volunteers deliver bottled water to drought-stricken community

The door-to-door giveaway of 12 gallons of water per person was the latest development in a summer of water woes in the central San Joaquin Valley.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Containment increases on fire near Yosemite

The flames drove about 1,000 people from their homes. State fire spokesman Chris Christopherson says residents still out of their homes should be allowed to return later on Wednesday, as firefighters get the upper hand on the blaze.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Sheriff arrests two in Porterville murder

Two men have been arrested in connection with a man's murder in Porterville earlier this month, the Tulare County Sheriff's Department said Tuesday.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Man shot dead in Porterville front yard

Sheriff's deputies found Nelso Martinez, 25, lying dead in the front yard of a house in the 1700 block of East Springfield Avenue in Porterville on Friday morning.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Porterville man convicted of torture, kidnapping during carjacking

A Porterville man was convicted Thursday in Tulare County Superior Court of torture, kidnapping during a carjacking, kidnapping, assault, criminal threats, corporal injury to spouse, false imprisonment and attempting to stop a witness from testifying, the Tulare County District Attorney's Office said.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Woodville resident killed in crash near Porterville

One man was killed and another injured in a two-car crash Tuesday afternoon on Road 152 near Porterville, the California Highway Patrol reported.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Wildfires menace homes in 3 Western states

A structure burned down by the Eiler Fire is seen along the main road into town on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014, in Hat Creek, Calif.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Scattered showers headed to parts of San Joaquin Valley

Scattered rain showers are approaching the Porterville area after leaving up to a quarter-inch of rain in the Tulare County mountains Sunday morning, according to the National Weather Service.

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