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Jeanette Todd

Jeanette Todd

Publisher and Editor of the Corcoran Journal

Monday, 21 March 2016 07:00

Students attend board meeting

A group of high school students showed up at the local school board meeting last week, supporting teacher Brian Whitfield and highlighting changes taking place in the high school curriculum. Whitfield, a tenured teacher, had been given his notice of termination due to shifts in classes as a result of continued implementation of the national Common Core program.

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Monday, 21 March 2016 07:00

Man arrested

A Corcoran man has been arrested for allegedly threatening his family with a gun.

 

According to the police department, officers were dispatched to a residence in the 900 block of Alder Ave. on Sunday, Feb. 28, at about 11:54 p.m. regarding a male subject who was making such threats. Officers met with a female adult at the residence. She and her three children were in the front yard.

 

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Monday, 29 February 2016 08:00

City and CUSD spending comparisons

Hard economic times have taken a toll on local public agencies, including both the City of Corcoran and the Corcoran Unified School District. Schools have been able to rebound, with Gov. Jerry Brown first axing redevelopment agency (RDA) funding—which further negatively impacted the city, by the way—while increasing the state sales tax to benefit education.

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