In January, the Visalia City Council received and reviewed the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for fiscal year July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017. State law requires a complete set of audited financial statements annually by the city.
My wife woke me before the sun was up on Dec. 20, 2010. Her water broke and our twins were born later that morning. A few days later on Christmas Eve, I was on Mooney Boulevard buying the last little (halfdead) tree left on the lot. I came home to a dark house and decorated the tree so that my family would have the most cheerful Christmas morning possible.