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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 $96/per square foot. More Porterville information.

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Local news for Porterville, CA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Tuesday | 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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Sun Jun 22, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Turmoil in Iraq pushes up U.S. gasoline prices

Violence in Iraq is helping to make gasoline in the U.S. more expensive, depriving drivers of the usual price break between Memorial Day and the Fourth of July.

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Thu Jun 19, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Tulare County Fair offers fundraising opportunity

Local youth groups, churches, and civic clubs can raise funds for their organizations by pre-selling carnival wristbands for the Tulare County Fair.

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Wed Jun 18, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Man found dead on Tule River reservation

A man found dead on the side of a road at the Tule River Indian Reservation has been identified as Matthew Alfonso Eredia of Porterville, the Tulare County Sheriff's Department said Wednesday.

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The Fresno Bee

Visalia woman seriously injured in two-car crash near Strathmore

The crash happened about 2 p.m. Tuesday. The CHP said Diana Irene Lombardi, 67, was driving a Honda north on Highway 65 when Ruperto Magallon, 44, of Porterville, heading west in a Dodge on Avenue 208, failed to yield for a stop sign at the highway and drove into Lombardi's path.

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Tue Jun 17, 2014

Santa Barbara Independent

Stafford's Famous Chocolates Blends Old and New

After selling handmade sweets for more than two decades, Stafford's Famous Chocolates took their rightful place as a fierce Santa Barbara chocolate competitor by winning the people's choice award at the Rape Crisis Center's annual Chocolate de Vine fundraiser earlier this year.

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