News you need to know: Redwood Ranch, Race for Supervisor, Kaweah Country Run

Redwood Ranch on PC Agenda

On Wednesday, December 11, the Tulare County Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing on Special Use Permit No. PSP 19-019 Redwood Ranch. The applicant for the project is Michael Cannarozzi of Three Rivers.

RMA planning staff is seeking approval for a Categorical Exemption and conditional approval of a Special Use Permit for a Guest Ranch and Assemblages of People, on 2.5 acres of a 190-acre property, located in the AF (Foothill Agricultural) Zone. The site is located on South Fork Drive, approximately eight miles from Highway 198/Three Rivers. you need to know

The meeting is scheduled to begin at 9:00 a.m. in the Board of Supervisors Chambers, 2800 West Burrel Avenue, Visalia, Calif. you need to know

Race for District 1 Supervisor

With the early filing deadline (December 6, 2019) for candidates to run in the March 3 primary, three candidates have qualified and are vying for the seat currently held by the incumbent Kuyler Crocker. Crocker who was elected in 2016, will face off against Larry Micari, and Robyn Stearns, both who live in the Exeter portion of District 1.

Crocker, a Strathmore native who tends the family’s citrus acreage, is currently the chair of the Tulare County Board of Supervisors.  Micari, a retired Captain from the the Tulare County Sherrif’s Department, worked 33 years in law enforcement. Robyn Stearns is a former mayor and council member in Exeter, and recently has worked as a realtor. you need to know

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Kuyler Crocker, the incumbent and current Board of Supervisors chair, is seeking reelection to a second term

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Larry Micari, a retired Captain with the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department, is seeking to unseat the incumbent

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Robyn Stearns, former Mayor and city council member from Exeter, is also running to unseat the incumbent in Dist 1

9th Annual Kaweah Country Run — Saturday December 14 at Lake Kaweah

This year’s 10K/5K run/walk is shaping up as our most impressive field yet. The trails have had some time to dry out so the course will be in great running or walking shape. you need to know

We have some great awards and prizes including gift certificates from Pizza Factory, Sierra Subs, Casa Mendoza, Jag’s Edge (hair cutting), Sole to Soul, River View Restaurant, 3R Velo, and a wonderful staycation at 3R Cabins donated by Greg and Pam Lockhart.

And drum roll please: Two entries to the End of Trail Half Marathon in Visalia on March 1, 2020. Walk or Run 13.1 miles. you need to know

So come on out and join us for a great workout — run or walk at beautiful Lake Kaweah.

Thanks also to our generous sponsors: ISG, Village Market, Buckeye Tree, Family HealthCare Network, R- Gas, and Woodlake Drive-In.

All proceeds from this event are donated to the Chris Dudley Foundation ( dedicated to helping children for 25 years to live active lives with Type 1 Diabetes. Sign up at

The sponsors panel on the 2019 Kaweah Country Run tech jersey. Come claim yours Saturday, December 14, 2019 at the 9th Annual Kaweah Country Run at Slick Rock Recreation Area where the the River meets the Lake. First race is the 10K at 8 a.m.; 5K Run and Walk at 9:30 a.m.





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