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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 $173,900 which is roughly $98/per square foot. More Porterville information.

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5 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Sheriff: California house fire gang-related

Forty-one-year-old Tonya Huff died over the weekend from burns she suffered in the February fire in Porterville.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Two Porterville murderers get life sentences

Two Porterville were sentenced to life in prison for the 2008 murder of Samuel Guzman, 20, also of Porterville.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Profits increase for Sierra Bancorp

Sierra Bancorp, the Porterville-based parent company of Bank of the Sierra, reported a profit of $4.2 million, or 30 cents per share, for the second quarter of the year.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Griswold: Kings County to start jail construction

It's believed to be the first jail to break ground under phase two of AB900, the jail construction law of 2007.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Porterville's Bank of the Sierra inks deal to buy Ventura County bank

The largest banking company based in the central San Joaquin Valley is about to grow bigger with the purchase of a Southern California bank.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Porterville man arrested in arson at Tule River reservation

Zachary Janoko, 27, was arrested Tuesday after a two-week investigation by the Tulare County Sheriff's Department, the Tule River Fire Department and the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Examiner.com

Fires and flooding in the Stanislaus Forest

As of today, July 15, 2014, the N ational Weather Service has issued warnings for heavy rain at times in the Stanislaus National Forest, and the Stanislaus National Forest website has reported lightning caused fires are occurring due to the thunderstorms which have been rolling across the area.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Porterville man shoots self in head

A 32-year-old Porterville man shot himself in the head just after midnight Sunday when the gun he was handling discharged, the Tulare County Sheriff's Department said.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Porterville crash leaves woman dead

The crash happened at Westfield Avenue and Westwood Street about 5:15 a.m. when 20-year-old Juan Ahumada ran a stop sign as he headed north.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Griswold: Tulare County, cities mandate 'sharps' drop-off boxes

Anne Magana, manager of the Consolidated Waste Management Authority in Tulare County, demonstrates how to use a medical sharps disposal kiosk on Wednesday, July 2, 2014.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Los Angeles Times

California drought imperils a dream

The retired barber washed his tractor every night and parked it in the garage, a source of gentle amusement to the veteran growers around him.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

OregonLive.com

July Fourth: Pet owners need to protect animals

Fireworks displays, like this one at the Freedom Festival in Porterville, Calif., are beautiful but the sound is terrifying for pets.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Examiner.com

Hotel Books to release double EP on InVogue Records

Porterville, California ambient experimental post-rock and spoken-word band Hotel Books have signed with Ohio independent label InVogue Records .

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The Fresno Bee

At last, running water for Tulare county couple

Carmen Almanza gets a bucket of water to flush her toilet. The well went dry at the Almanza home in April.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Pete McCracken, Porterville council member, dies

Porterville City Council Member Pete McCracken -- who loved dancing and fine food -- died Saturday at Sierra View District Hospital in Porterville.

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