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1 hr ago | Popular Photography

Yale Launches Photogrammar, a Searchable Archive of 170,000 Depression Era Photographs

Children who attend nursery school in a Farm Security Administration camp for migrant agricultural workers.

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6 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Tulare County Judge Paul Vortmann dies of cancer

Retired Tulare County Superior Court Judge Paul Vortmann has died after a 10-month battle with cancer.

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8 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

September song: Expect more dry wells in San Joaquin Valley

Andrew Lockman, manager for the Tulare County Office of Emergency Services, with a map of neighborhoods in East Porterville that will need delivery of emergency bottled water.

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Related Topix: East Porterville, CA, Porterville, CA

Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Cops across Valley counties crack down on DUIs

Police officers from Fresno and Madera counties have arrested at least 152 people as part of the 18-day Summer/Labor Day National Anti-DUI crackdown.

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Related Topix: Fresno County, CA, Madera County, CA, Kings County, CA, Visalia, CA

SFGate

Lawmakers vote to regulate California groundwater a " finally

Water drilling crews are working around the clock to tap California's groundwater.

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Related Topix: California, Terra Bella, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Gerber, CA, Tehama County, CA, Opinion

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Porterville home invasion robbery lands three in custody

A Strathmore man and two teens were taken into custody Saturday in connection with a Porterville home invasion robbery, the Tulare County Sheriff's Office said.

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Related Topix: Porterville, CA, Strathmore, CA

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Griswold: Tulare County Fair changing food booths and cutting ticket price

Mt. Whitney High School freshman Chloe Mahan removes a tree limb from a fence at the Tulare County Fair grounds during a volunteer work day Aug. 23, 2014.

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Related Topix: Tulare, CA, Hanford, CA, Fresno, CA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Lanes on Highway 99 in Tulare County to close

Alternating lanes of northbound and southbound Highway 99 between Highway 198 and Betty Drive in Goshen will close next week for construction.

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Related Topix: Goshen, CA

The Fresno Bee

Marijuana plants removed from Tule River Indian reservation

Nearly 14,000 illegal marijuana plants growing in a remote area of the Tule River Indian Reservation were removed this week.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Thu Aug 28, 2014

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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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Porterville, CA, East Porterville, CA

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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Related Topix: California, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Porterville, CA, East Porterville, CA

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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Related Topix: Porterville, CA, East Porterville, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Homicide victim found in Earlimart front yard

A man was found dead of an apparent homicide early Monday morning in Earlimart, Tulare County Sheriff's officials said.

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Related Topix: Earlimart, CA

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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Related Topix: Porterville, CA, East Porterville, CA, Bakersfield, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

The Fresno Bee

Pot bust in Tulare County leads to arrest of 21 suspects

The Tulare County Sheriff's Department arrested 21 people and confiscated 4,312 marijuana plants near Terra Bella, Sheriff Mike Boudreaux said Monday.

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Related Topix: Terra Bella, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

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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Related Topix: California, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Weather, Drought, Porterville, CA, East Porterville, CA

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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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Porterville, CA, East Porterville, CA

Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Roommate squabble sparks stabbing in Visalia

A dispute between two roommates resulted in a stabbing and the subsequent arrest of a 37-year-old Visalia man, police said Saturday.

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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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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Porterville, CA, East Porterville, CA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Jury rejects murder charge, finds Visalia man guilty of involuntary manslaughter

Terry Geller, on trial for first-degree murder in the shooting death of his wife, was found guilty Friday by a Tulare County jury of the lesser charge of involuntary manslaughter.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Visalia, CA

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