Charles Pryzbylski, Tulare County planner will present an update on the short-term rental ordinance. The presentation is on the Tulare County Planning Commission agenda for Wednesday, Sept. 25. The meeting is scheduled for 9 a.m. in the Board of Supervisors chambers, 2800 West Burrell Avenue in Visalia. news you need to know
Click the image below to download the INFORMATION PERTAINING TO SHORT TERM RENTALS
What it means: A final reading in public hearing is approaching maybe as soon as October. Wednesday’s meeting will offer an opportunity to make “on the record” comments or submit written comments. Address your comments or any questions to Charles Przybylski at 559-624-7000.
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On Saturday, September 14 Rangers, responded to a report of a 57-year-old male who had a heart attack 100 feet from the summit of Sawtooth Peak. A family member unsuccessfully tried to revive the victim. news you need to know
The Tulare County Coroner’s Office confirmed that the victim died of “cardiac issues.” He was identified as John Klassen of Fresno.
What it means: Rangers had to access and prepare the victim the following day. The victim’s body was recovered using short-haul to a hovering helicopter. news you need to know
On Monday, September 15 the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office Dive Team and Tulare County Fire swiftwater rescue personnel assisted park rangers with the rescue of an 18-year-old male who was nearly swept downriver and drowned. Rescuers managed to swim to the rock the victim was clinging to and place him in a personal flotation device and helmet. The victim was returned to shore on a rescue board. news you need to know
What it means: This time the victim escaped drowning and being thrashed by river rocks. Even though the high water season is over, the river remains extremely dangerous especially in the steeper pools up canyon in Sequoia National Park. news you need to know
Public Lands Day is scheduled for Saturday, September 28th and local agencies — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, and the Sequoia Parks Conservancy are sponsoring volunteer efforts to clean-up and fix-up local public lands. There are perks for the volunteers like free lunch, park passes and the satisfaction of knowing that your efforts make a difference.
What it means: There are plenty of tasks to do at nearby Lake Kaweah and, for the more venturesome at Dorst Creek Campground in Sequoia National Park. Choose which activities are best for you and if you’re going to Dorst, pre-registration is required. news you need to know
In the works: Interviews with Gary Cort, gallery owner and architect; Dan Blackwell, chief of maintenance at Sequoia National Park, and the Dark Sky Festival revisited with Dr. Jena Meinecke, plasma physicist and keynote speaker.