The city council once again peered into the future during last week’s regular meeting, receiving a glimpse of a desperate budget scenario. Absent some form of action, the city’s general fund will continue to decline over the next five years, resulting in $1 million in red ink by fiscal year 2021-2022.
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A local man has been arrested on a host of charges after the Kings County Sheriff’s Department broke up a cockfighting operation on his property.
Police arrested a 21-year-old man Saturday after an alleged confrontation turned deadly.
The community gathered to celebrate its top citizens of 2016 last week during the annual Corcoran Chamber of Commerce banquet. Earning the honors were Karli Toone, Diane Gomez and Steve Brown. Before those three were introduced, however, the Corcoran Lions Club was showcased as Corcoran’s organization of the year.
What follows is a list of the new laws taking effect Jan. 1 (some of them passed in prior years but were designed to kick in on Jan. 1, 2016). Be ready, Corcoran residents.
A local veteran is making his voice heard in Washington, D.C. regarding a controversial bill that allows American victims of terrorism to sue state sponsors of terror. The Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act—or JASPA—was passed in September.
Corcoran High School students are learning to build the video games they spend so much time playing. With the video game business being a multi-billion dollar industry, it goes without saying that video games are no longer simply hobby. Today at CHS, students are being taught how to design, code and review video games.
The City of Corcoran and the California High Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) have finalized a land deal that will deliver the city $630,000. In exchange, the authority gains parcels and rights of way it needs to complete its Fresno to Bakersfield portion of track.
Repercussions were still being felt Tuesday following an accident and ammonia spill near Corcoran’s downtown Monday (Nov. 28) morning.
Graveside services were held Monday, Nov. 14 for longtime civic activist Gladys P. Elliott, who died Sunday, Nov. 6. She was 99.