• News for Chamber

    Monday, October 02, 2017
    Porterville, CA – Sierra Bancorp (NASDAQ:BSRR), the holding company of Bank of the Sierra, announced today the completion of its acquisition of OCB Bancorp (OTC:OJCB), the parent of Ojai Community Bank, headquartered in Ventura County, through the merger of OCB  Bancorp with and into Sierra Bancorp. Pursuant to the terms of the acquisition agreement dated April 24, 2017, Ojai Bancorp shareholders ...read more
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    Monday, October 02, 2017
    FRESNO, CALIFORNIA… October 2, 2017… The Board of Directors of Central Valley Community Bancorp (Company) (NASDAQ: CVCY), a bank holding company headquartered in Fresno, California and the parent company of Central Valley Community Bank (Bank), announced today the successful completion of the previously announced acquisition of Folsom Lake Bank (OTCQB:FOLB), headquartered in Folsom, California, ...read more
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    Tuesday, September 26, 2017
    VISALIA – Surgeon Seth Criner, DO, has joined Orthopaedic Associates, a partnership of Board-certified surgeons Ian Duncan, Bruce Le, Burton Redd, Don Schengel and podiatrist Kazi Rahman. Dr. Criner is a Board-eligible orthopedic surgeon with extensive experience in trauma surgery as well as general orthopedic procedures such as hip and knee replacement and sports medicine. Dr. Criner holds a ...read more
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    Monday, September 18, 2017
    The Rotary Club of Visalia will hold its first Showcase fundraiser event, featuring pianist and entertainer Tim Buie, at the Wyndham Hotel on Friday, Nov. 10.   Showcase will raise funds through the dinner-dance, a silent auction and door prizes, with all proceeds going to benefit community causes and organizations ranging from The Rotary Respite House and high school scholarships, to clean ...read more
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    Monday, September 11, 2017
    CASINO NIGHT!!!   Able Industries, Inc. will hold it's annual Awards Dinner/Dance on Friday October 13, 2017 from 6:00 –  9:00 PM at the Elks Lodge in Visalia. This year's theme is Casino Night!   Able Industries, a non-profit organization, was established in 1960 and opened with only seven trainees. ABLE Industries now has two facilities in Visalia serving nearly 300 individuals with ...read more
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    Friday, July 28, 2017
    LEMOORE, CA – (July 27, 2017) – The Tachi Yokut tribe held a groundbreaking ceremony today to kick off construction of a new $23.5 million entertainment center featuring movie theaters, a bowling alley, billiards room, arcade and concourse, bar and concessions. The center is schedule to open in October 2018.  The 88,350 square foot entertainment center will feature a state-of-the-art, 27,309 ...read more
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    Tuesday, July 25, 2017
    Tulare County Offers Resource Family Orientations   VISALIA – Tulare County Resource Family Approval (previously known as Foster Care Licensing) offers orientations twice per month for prospective Resource families.   Orientations are held from 6 to 9 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays at the Professional Development Center, 4031 W. Noble Ave. Entrance is at the bottom of the two-story ...read more
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    Monday, June 12, 2017
    Hayley Fernandes of Tulare was selected as the 2017 Dairy Princess for the California Milk Advisory Board’s (CMAB) District 9. The crowning took place before a crowd of approximately 250 dairy industry members and their families and friends, on Friday, June 9, 2017 at the Heritage Complex at the International Agri-Center in Tulare.   Retiring Dairy Princess Annika Atsma ended her reign by ...read more
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    Thursday, May 25, 2017
    Effective July 1, 2017, Mr. Tony Rodriguez will be serving as the Superintendent of the Tulare Joint Union High School District which serves more than 5,400 students and has eight schools, including three comprehensive high schools. Current Superintendent Dr. Sarah Koligian, will be departing from the district as of June 30, to assume the Superintendent position in Folsom-Cordova Unified ...read more
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    Monday, January 02, 2017
    By: Jennifer Marroquin & Denise Damari Education is a lifelong journey and the 2016-2017 cohort of Leadership Tulare class spent its Education Day exploring this journey and the changes that have been made over the years in the world of education.  Educating our youth to become positive, contributing members of society is a vital task for our educators, whether you are a preschool teacher or a ...read more
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