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January 9, 2017
The Pixley Calgren plant produces 55 million gallons of ethanol, 400,000 tons of WDGS (Wet Distillers Grains with Solubles) and 1.5 million gallons of corn oil each year. Every 21 gallons of ethanol produced by Calgren could displace a barrel of imported oil. Their plant is one of the most...
December 20, 2016
Orange Cove’s annual Christmas Toy Give Away brought joy to 1,500 children. Andy was invited to help Santa Claus deliver the gifts. “Thanks to Santa and the people of Orange Cove for your generous spirit of giving,” said Andy. Photo: Pictured from left to right: Orange Cove High School Principal...
December 8, 2016
Andy teamed up with Vision Service Plan (VSP), the Californian Optometric Association, Adventist Health, Kings County Action Organization (KCAO) and the Tulare County Office of Education to bring VSP’s free “Mobile Eyes” to the Valley. Andy hosted two “Mobile Eyes” clinics this year, one in Avenal...
December 7, 2016
American Renal Associates opened up the new Delano Kidney Center at 1980 Cecil Avenue at Madison Square Plaza. The new 7,500 sq. ft. medical facility will provide quality dialysis services to residents in the Delano area. Andy and toured the new facility and Andy presented representatives of the...
December 2, 2016
The Owens Valley Career Development Center (OVCDC) in Porterville provides services to Native American families living in Porterville, Ducor, Lindsay, Springville, Strathmore and Richgrove. Located near the Tule River Reservation, the center provides services to a large number of Tule River Yokut...
November 29, 2016
The Bakersfield AIDS Project held a press conference to bring awareness to World AIDS Day. Left: (from left to right) Team Vidak’s Gaby Castaneda, Bakersfield AIDS Project President/CEO Audrey Chavez, and Bakersfield Councilmember Jackie Sullivan. Right: Team Vidak District Representative Gaby...
November 18, 2016
The community of Bakersfield celebrated the 14th Annual National Adoption Day at the Juvenile Justice Center. Top: Team Vidak Field Representative Gaby Castaneda presented Dena Murphy, the director of the Department of Human Services, with a Senate Certificate of Recognition. Bottom: The Alonzo...
November 18, 2016
Team Vidak District Representative Gaby Castaneda (left) presents Centro 18 Owner Frances Cueta (right) with a Senate Certificate in recognition of the business’ one-year anniversary.
November 18, 2016
The Porterville Chamber held its Annual Awards Banquet to recognize the excellence of local businesses, individuals, and service projects that contribute to the community. Andy and Team Vidak District Representative Rogelio Caudillo attended the banquet to help honor the award recipients with...
November 17, 2016
A crowd of nearly 80 people, including CSET staff members, partner agencies and residents all came together to celebrate the grand opening of the Pixley Community Campus. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to mark the occasion and attendees toured the renovated facilities. The campus will be home...

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