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city (1990 pop. 29,563), Tulare co., S central Calif., on the Tule River; founded 1859 on the old Los Angeles–San Francisco stage route, inc. 1902. Olives, fruits, nuts, grain, sugar beets, nursery products, and cotton are grown, and cattle, hogs, and turkeys are raised. Manufactures include machinery and electrical equipment. Porterville is the headquarters for Sequoia National Forest.
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He is actively involved in the community including with the Porterville Optimist Club, the Tulare County Measure R Citizens' Oversight Committee, and the Porterville Unified School District Academy of Law, Justice & Ethics Advisory Board.
Auto Business News-May 26, 2016--GreenPower Motor Company Inc signs agreement with City of Porterville in California
California-based bank holding company Sierra Bancorp (NASDAQ: BSRR) Bank of the Sierra banking subsidiary has completed the assumption of deposits and certain loan assets of a Porterville branch of California-based community bank Citizens Business Bank located in Porterville, California, the company said.
M2 EQUITYBITES-May 23, 2016-Bank of the Sierra Closes Acquisition of Porterville Citizen Bank Branch Deposits
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-February 1, 2016-Bank of the Sierra to acquire Porterville branch
California's Tulare County supervisors followed the lead of the cities of Visalia and Porterville and withdrew from the Consolidated Waste Management Authority (CWMA).
An estimated 182 of the 1,400 homes in East Porterville have no water at all or are suffering from a severe shortage of water.
The Porterville Recorder reported last week that the town of Lindsay, CA plans to purchase 13 neighborhood electric vehicles (NEVs) manufactured by Global Electric Motorcars.
Local California newspaper the Porterville Recorder recently reported that the city council in Lindsay, CA has approved a contract for the acquisition of seven new compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered fleet trucks in an effort to help reduce area pollution and fuel consumption.
Tom Conner has been named publisher; previously he was publisher of California's Porterville Record (both are Freedom papers).