The people of Corcoran is what Corcoran City Councilman Jerry Robertson loves most about his hometown. He also feels that people should give back to their community so that’s how he got started serving as a councilman—that and a visit from two locals is what kick started his public service career.
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Janice Marie Walls, 70, passed peacefully on January 18, 2019 in Sacramento, CA.
Mass services were held in Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 1 for Deo Mata, 89, who died Jan. 20.
Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino’s Bingo Hall will be full of magic as magician and performance bizarrist Michael Carbonaro performs Thursday, February 28, at 7:30 p.m. Tachi Palace offers the premier entertainment experience in the area.
The Corcoran Journal will publish a series of articles which will visit past Colonel James G. Boswell Scholarship winners and update local residents on where they are now. This week The Journal will feature Boswell Scholar Cindy Gamble O’Neill.
O’Neill, 50, currently resides in Alpharetta, Georgia. She is a 1986 graduate of Corcoran high School. While attending CHS, O’Neill was very active in extra-curricular activities. She participated in cheerleading, basketball, tennis, softball and band.
A Guiness World Record and cash prize of $30,000 is not a bad way to spend a weekend Just ask Riley Meik. Meik and his group from the Brigham Young University Rocketry Club entered the 2018 Bayer Alta-Rocket Challenge in December and brought home the cash prize and the world record with their entry.
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held last month at the Technology Learning Center for the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central California Bigs program for Corcoran Unified School District.
The Corcoran Journal will publish a series of articles which will visit past Colonel James G. Boswell Scholarship winners and update local residents on where they are now. This week The Journal will feature Boswell Scholar Gonzalo Avila.
A new, modern playground area at Burnham Smith Park, corner of Dairy and Patterson Avenues, is the result of teamwork. According to City of Corcoran Public Works Director Joe Faulkner the new equipment is being mostly funded with monies from Measure A, a generous donation from The Corcoran Community Foundation and a housing related parks grant as well as impact fees.
Recycling can be confusing and with new laws that have been put in place it can be even more unclear. However, because the average American makes five pounds of trash a day of which 75 percent can be recycled the Tule Trash Company has made an effort to help residents understand what can and can’t be recycled, what is expected and why residents should recycle.
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