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Tina Botill

Tina Botill

Tina is the Associate Editor at The Corcoran Journal. To contact her, please call the newspaper.

Monday, 07 August 2017 21:45

City alerted to mosquitoes

It’s bad enough that Kings County has already reported its first human case of West Nile Virus this year. The mosquito-borne virus has alerted residents to watch for any standing water hazards around their properties. However, there’s more cause for concern. The Kings County Mosquito Abatement Authority has now reported that its first detection of Aedes aegypti has been captured in the county—three adult mosquitoes collected from the City of Corcoran. This mosquito is not native to California, but has established itself in Fresno, Clovis, Madera and throughout portions of Southern California.

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Monday, 07 August 2017 18:35

CDCR accepting public input

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) has begun accepting public comments on the Proposition 57 regulations, a bill recently approved by voters to—as proposed—enhance public safety, stop the revolving door of crime by emphasizing rehabilitation and prevent federal courts from indiscriminately releasing inmates.

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