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Tulare County

Tales From the Tomb

IN THE October 14 ISSUE

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by Evelyne Vivies


“Fear the living, not the dead,” says delicate, black widow dressed, Dallas Pattee, posed elegantly on a bench in the cemetery where we met. Everything she is wearing is authentic period attire. From the black lace and jet mourning earrings, right down to the lock of hair in her necklace.

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International Survivors of Suicide Day

IN THE November 12 ISSUE

FROM THE 2016 Articles,
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by Noah Whitaker



November 19 is International Survivors of Suicide Day. This is an occasion that encourages people affected by suicide loss to gather, share comfort, and create an understanding of what has happened and the journey yet to come.

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Teen Suicide Prevention

IN THE September 10 ISSUE

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by Noah Whitaker



Teen suicide. These two words strike fear into the hearts of most parents. Due to this fear, the topic is frequently treated like a boogieman, and people believe that if they don’t talk about it, will not happen. The sad truth is that reality is the exact opposite. Silence leads to lost lives. In order to combat this issue we must confront it, become educated, expand, and strengthen programs to prevent, intervene, treat, and unfortunately, respond in the aftermath of suicide (postvention).

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Suicide Prevention Task Force

IN THE September 3 ISSUE

FROM THE 2016 Articles,
andMental Health
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by Noah Whitaker



National Suicide Prevention Week is September 5-11, 2016. This is a time set aside to raise awareness of an issue that impacts the lives of far too many people. It is a time to increase awareness, education, and activities relating to suicide prevention. It is an opportunity for an article such as this.

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by Kristine Acopian


The Kaweah Oaks Preserve is located in our sweet home of Tulare County, just east of Visalia, and not far from the Kaweah River. According to the Sequoia Riverlands Trust website, the Kaweah Oaks Preserve spreads across 344 acres and is one of the few remaining valley oak riparian forests in the San Joaquin Valley.

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by McKenna Friend


The Arts Consortium is offering an exclusive behind-the-scenes look into the world of local artists with the first biennial South Valley Artists’ Studio Tour: Opening Doors/Opening Minds taking place March 22-24, 2013. Over the course of three days, more than 30 Tulare County artists (listed below) will open their personal studio doors to the public, demonstrating their individual creative processes and sharing different phases and facets of their work.

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The Arts Consortium: Art & Music

IN THE February 20 ISSUE

FROM THE 2013 Articles,
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by Irene Morse



The members of the Arts Consortium are many and varied. They range from organizations whose presence in this area has been felt for many years to individuals and/or groups just embarking on careers or avocations in the arts. Here are two such members.

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The Arts Consortium

IN THE January 19 ISSUE

FROM THE 2013 Articles,
andArts & Entertainment,
andIrene Morse
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by Irene Morse



There are many articles and notices about visual and performing arts events happening locally in Tulare County. Most of the articles will have, “Member of the Arts Consortium,” as part of the by-line and some will be accompanied by the logo. It is a mystery to most people, however, just what an arts consortium is.

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by Allison Lambert



Feeling a kick, hearing the heartbeat, seeing that first smile. The happy moments new moms experience can make it hard for many to feel comfortable admitting that they’re feeling down. Those “baby blues” become something they just can’t shake.

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by Bill and Caroline



Art and Agriculture come together in downtown Visalia September 9 through 11 with the Taste the Arts celebration.

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by Lorie Lewis Ham



If you enjoy a night at the theater, Fresno and Tulare Counties have much to offer. One of the oldest theater companies in the Valley is the Visalia Community Players, or The Players…

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Visalia: Art in the Alley

IN THE June 5 ISSUE

FROM THE 2010 Articles,
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andCommunity,
andContributors
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by Press Release



During spring, the Arts Council of Tulare County presents Art in the Alley, an open-air art fair, coinciding with Downtown Visalia’s Farmers’ Market. Art in the Alley joins the event on the third week of the month…

by Lorie Lewis Ham



It’s not something you’re likely to overhear at your local coffee shop but beekeeping has been part of the area around the Kings River for some time, as bees are very important to the local agriculture. The first bees were brought to the Kings River in 1856 from San Jose by the Wrights to their ranch near Laton.

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