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You and the Law: What not to do when discovering employee theft

You’ve just discovered that an employee has been stealing cash and you want every cent back. To recover that money, several options are ava… Read more

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Kings County Sheriff Dave Robinson and Kings County District Attorney Keith Fagundes told the Hanford City Council NOT to allow marijuana t… Read more

Other Views: New SBA and USDA partnership helping California communities be #RuralStrong

The latest U.S. economic data shows that entrepreneurs across the country - including those in rural California - are adding employees. The… Read more


10 insights on today's news that will make you smarter tomorrow

Stay in the know! Browse through opinions and analysis on today's hottest topics. Read more

California Focus: Western regional grid perilously close to reality

Almost daily, California’s entry into a western regional electricity grid grows nearer. Read more

Commentary: To weed through California candidates, here are two key questions to ask

For many Californians, it seems like a tsunami of policy proposals have been released this election season. The volume of ideas – coupled with the challenge of finding credible assessments of them – makes deciding which candidate or proposal to support all the more difficult. And even when we find reliable information, it often reads like a review of a candidate's capacity to lead as much as ... Read more

California Focus: High Time Farms abandon Nazi-derived nerve gas

After almost 15 years of squabbling over whether the federal Environmental Protection Agency should ban the nerve gas pesticide chlorpyrifo… Read more

Commentary: How America forgot 'Never Forget'

This week calls for reflection as we pause to remember the 2,997 people who died in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and the thousands of Americans killed and wounded in military service to our country since that horrific day. Seventeen years later, we also honor the heroic actions of two American statesmen, former Gov. Thomas Kean and former Rep. Lee Hamilton. They led the eight ... Read more

Commentary: Brett Kavanaugh contends a judge's views don't matter. He knows that's not how the Supreme Court works

Once again a Supreme Court nominee has insulted the intelligence of the American public by likening justices to "umpires." Echoing the language used by John G. Roberts Jr. at his confirmation hearings in 2005, Brett Kavanaugh declared last week before the Senate: "A good judge must be an umpire - a neutral and impartial arbiter who favors no litigant or policy ... . I don't decide cases based ... Read more

Commentary: Rep. Cummings: Trump administration turns back the clock on health care reform

Last week, a federal court in Texas heard oral arguments in yet another lawsuit attacking the Affordable Care Act. The difference this time is that the Trump administration refused to defend the law - choosing instead to jeopardize the health care and financial well-being of tens of millions of Americans with pre-existing health conditions. Back in 2010, before we passed the Affordable Care ... Read more

Commentary: The hidden agenda of the EPA 'transparency rule'

In April 2018, the Trump administration, through the Environmental Protection Agency, proposed the use of the "transparency rule," which states that the EPA can only consider scientific studies that include underlying data made openly available to the public for analysis. It would, therefore, limit what scientific data could be used to determine EPA regulations. A four-month public comment ... Read more

'Wonderful World of Oz' comes to Lemoore

Parker Bowman Staff Reporter

LEMOORE — The Lemoore High School Players’ newest production is a horse of a different color. Read more



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