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Emergency Health Maxed Out… Again

Surge in Respiratory Illnesses Triggers Reimplementation of EMS Assess and Refer Policy FRESNO, CA- The Fresno County Department of Public Health (FCDPH) is reminding residents to only use Emergency Medical Services (EMS) when they are experiencing a life or limb-threatening emergency. The FCDPH and the Central California Emergency Medical Services Agency (CCEMSA) are urging the public that if they…

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New Housing Segment Proposed

DATE: December 1, 2022DEPT: Community Development NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT, on December 13, 2022 at 6:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as possible, the Planning Commission of the City of Coalinga will hold a public hearing at a regularly scheduled meeting at the City Council Chambers 155 West Durian, Coalinga…

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Two-Year Investigation Brings Big Bust

MULTI-AGENCY OPERATION WRAP UP On October 4th, 2022, members of the Coalinga Police Department, Agents from the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), officers with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) Crisis Response Teams from Avenal, Corcoran and Pleasant Valley State Prisons and K-9 Officers with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) wrapped up an almost…

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Fentanyl

Fentanyl: Deadly Date: September 29, 2022Prepared By/Contact Person: Eric Beasley, Fire Division ChiefJose Garza, Police Chief In recent times, recreational drug use has become more prominent in Coalinga. Whether illicitly or pharmaceutically manufactured, the use of fentanyl in the streets of Coalinga is on the rise. Coalinga Fire Department has partnered with the Coalinga Police…

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Fentanyl Bust

On September 5, 2022, Coalinga Police Officers responded to an alarm at a local business. While investigating the call, officers contacted 24-year-old Coalinga resident, Arturo Padilla, in the immediate area. Padilla was found to have two active warrants for his arrest and was taken into custody without incident. While conducting an inventory of Padilla’s property,…

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