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Cold Case Solved: DNA Identifies Killer of 10-Year-Old Hanford Girl in 1994

TULARE COUNTY, Calif. (KMJ/FOX26) — Tulare County Sheriff Mike Boudreaux held a news conference on Thursday to announce the killer of a 10-year-old girl has been identified. The sheriff says DNA identified Ramiro Villegas as the man who killed Angelica Ramirez of Hanford in March of 1994. Angelica was...

DNA cracks Tulare County cold case, Sheriff says justice not served

TULARE COUNTY, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – A suspect identified following a decades-long Tulare County cold case murder of a 10-year-old. According to Tulare County Sheriff Mike Boudreaux, in 1994 Ramiro Villegas kidnapped, raped, and killed 10-year-old Angelica Ramirez of Hanford. Although a breakthrough in the case led to identifying the suspect, detectives do not feel like […]
L.A. Weekly

Zada Lynn Yaryan Killed in Crash on Highway 198 [Visalia, CA]

Traffic Accident on Mooney Boulevard Left Woman Killed. The crash happened on June 28th at around 3:30 p.m. at Mooney Boulevard, involving a Toyota Corolla and a Caltrans truck. Per initial reports, Yaryan veered off the road and struck the back of the truck that was parked on the shoulder...
Hanford Sentinel

People's Ditch backs up, overflows into street

The People's Ditch, which runs north to south through the center of Hanford, overflowed Thursday afternoon. A portion of the canal's water overflowed into the road near Hanford West High at Lacey Boulevard. Trash and yard waste were blocking the water's flow.

Visalia seeks solutions to drive-thru deluge

VISALIA – The city council and planning commission are working to find a solution for drive-thru traffic build-ups at various fast-food franchises across Visalia. The topic of this issue was discussed in a joint meeting between the city council and planning commission on June 13. According to the agenda, there has been an observable increase in requests for the development of drive-thru buildings. This is most likely due to recent development proposals that will bring new shopping centers with sites dedicated to drive-thru usage, as also stated in the agenda.

Tulare hopes amphitheater will make some noise for newly designed park

TULARE – Tulare continues to take strides in their downtown rehabilitation process. Most recently by moving forward with conceptual plans for the renovation of Zumwalt Park. Plans for the design of the new amphitheater, children’s playground and splash pad were approved by the Tulare City Council at its June 21 meeting. The council was presented with a detailed overview of the project.

1 Dead In Visalia Crash Involving Caltrans Vehicle

VISALIA, Calif. (KMJ) — One person has been killed in a traffic collision that involved a Caltrans water tanker. The deadly crash happened on Tuesday evening near Highway 198 and Mooney Blvd. CHP has taken over the investigation and it is unknown if the person killed was the driver...

Federal funds to continue improving infrastructure in Delano

DELANO, Calif. (KGET) — Over half a million dollars in community development block grants will be used to tackle Delano’s most pressing issues, which include helping the homeless and ensuring that streets and waterlines in the westside are improved. Delano city officials called on the community when they were stumped on how to effectively spend […]
Hanford Sentinel

Hanford City Council names Dennis Ham to fill Planning Commission seat

The Hanford City Council voted unanimously this week to name Dennis Ham as a new planning commission member during a special session. Ham, who has served on the commission three times since the 1990s, will help plan the city’s growth over the coming years. He is a second-generation Hanford...
Hanford Sentinel

Energetic Agnes is looking for a home

This big mush is bound to steal your heart! Agnes has a lot of energy so daily walks and exercise are highly suggested. She loves to play and do “parkour” and is particular about other dogs so a meet and greet is required if there are other animals in the home.