DERBY THIS WEEK!

Coalinga is gearing up for Horned Toad Derby this week. The event, usually held over Memorial Day weekend, was postponed due to Coronavirus pandemic mandates from the State of California. Opening Thursday, July 1, and running through Sunday, July 4th, the event promises carnival rides, entertainment, and lots of great eats. There will be some…

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Fresno ZOO: Re-Opens Friday

Fresno Zoo is finally reopening after being closed as of March 19 when California’s Governor Gavin Newsom, closed California. Fresno Chaffee Zoo will be opened beginning Friday from 9 AM – 6 PM. Fresno Chaffee Zoo CEO, Scott Barton, made the announcement during a zoom meeting Wednesday morning with press and the Fresno County Department…

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Splash Park At Frame Park

Coalinga City Council approved the allocation of funds for a “Splash Park” to be installed at Frame Park downtown. The small park sits at the intersection of Coalinga Plaza (Fifth Street) and Durian Street adjacent to United Security Bank. The cost estimated for the Splash Pad at Frame Park is $190,000. A ‘splash pad’ or…

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OM TO STAND AT HARRIS FARMS IN 2020

Om is a multiple graded stakes winner of $1,355,082 million at distances from 5 ½ to 9 furlongs. He ran 2nd in the Breeders’ Cup Turf this year and will stand at Harris Farms in Central California near Coalinga. The now 7 year old son of Munnings-Rare Cat by Tabasco Cat won 7 of 32…

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CORRECTION: Los Gatos Upper Level Not Opened Yet

The headline for a recent article (April 17) Coalinga Press: “Upper Los Gatos Park Re-Opened For Day Use” is misleading. Coalinga Press regrets the error. Although we checked the story completely for accuracy, we failed to review the title. The upper section of Los Gatos Creek Park is NOT currently open, but it is in…

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