Students Struck By Vehicles Two Incidents on Separate Days December 3, 2021 • Sunset Street On Friday, December 3, 2021, Coalinga police officers were dispatched to the emergency room at the Coalinga Regional Medical Center for a report of a child struck by a vehicle. The investigation revealed the child was being dropped off for…

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Chief Blevins Retiring

Retirement of Coalinga Police Chief Darren Blevins •September 8: 1995, Darren Blevins was hired as a Level II Reserve Police Officer for Coalinga Police Department. •July 1, 1996: Darren was reclassified to a full-time Police Officer. • October 14, 2003: Darren was promoted to the position of Police Corporal. • December 13, 2005: Darren was…

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Coalinga’s Natural Gas Price Slated To Increase

Based on a study completed by Dan Bergmann of IGS, a contracted firm to conduct a study on fees, it has been recommended that the Coalinga City Council members approve an increase in Natural gas for residents and businesses. The item will be voted on Thursday, November 4, 2021 at the City Council meeting at…

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Coalinga Opens California’s First Cannabis Consumption Lounge

“Cookies” is not a new brand, but today it offered a new concept to Californians. The very first Cannabis consumption lounge where clients can purchase and use cannabis products on site was unveiled in an opening Saturday morning. Rapper Berner, (Gilbert Anthony Milam Jr.), arrived at 9:30 AM (more or less) to welcome both rap…

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CRIMINAL CHARGES FILED ON A FORMER COALINGA POLICE OFFICER

. The Coalinga Police Department regrets that one of its former employees has been criminally charged for acts that allegedly occurred during this member’s employment with us. The Department by law is precluded from commenting upon personnel matters that are deemed confidential and private. However, the Department will state that it self-reported this matter to the District Attorney’s Office which had confidence in the…

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