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  1. Concord: Petition against sex predatorRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Inside Bay Area

    ... Attorney's Office. Smith has been convicted of rape and assault to commit a specified sex offense and is jailed at Coalinga State Hospital. He was approved to be released under the sexually violent predator program, and was destined for Solano ...

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  2. Concord: Residents create petition to keep sexually violent predator out of neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    ... Attorney's Office. Smith has been convicted of rape and assault to commit a specified sex offense and is jailed at Coalinga State Hospital. He was approved to be released under the sexually violent predator program, and was destined for Solano ...

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  3. ALERT: Sexually Violent Predator to be Released - Scheduled to be Placed in ConcordRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | ClayCord.com

    ... to prison in 2006 after he pleaded no contest to assault with intent to commit rape. Smith was committed to Coalinga State Hospital on July 24, 2010. In November 2013, the court ordered him released to CONREP, which then sought a placement that was ...

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  4. Sexually-Violent Predator to Return to HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | NBC San Diego

    A sexually-violent predator has been ordered to return to a state hospital after he admitted to violating terms of his release, San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis announced Thursday. Gary Snavely, 49, will be sent back to treatment at Coalinga State Hospital, a mental health facility in Coalinga, Calif., about 315 miles north of San Diego.

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  5. Sex predator sent back to state hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... under supervision in the East County community. After living in Jacumba for months in 2008, he was sent back to Coalinga State Hospital in Fresno County because he had stopped taking his prescribed medication. Snavely was convicted in 1987 of ...

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  6. Sex predator public hearing postponedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... prison for his crimes before he was committed involuntarily to a state hospital. He underwent years of treatment at Coalinga State Hospital in Fresno County in a program aimed at curbing sex offenders' criminal urges. A judge determined later that ...

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  7. Coalinga man found dead had been reported missing Aug. 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The Fresno Bee

    The man found dead near Coalinga has been identified as John Bertsche, 43, of Coalinga, the Fresno County Sheriff's Office said. Bertsche had been reported missing by his wife and was last seen on Aug. 15. A Coalinga police officer spotted Bertsche's vehicle near Elm and Firestone avenues at the southwest end of the city and his body was found Thursday after a search of the hills and fields.

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  8. Earthquake: 3.2 quake strikes near Kettleman CityRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Los Angeles Times

    ... 3:59 a.m. PDT at a depth of 5.6 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 11 miles from Avenal, 27 miles from Coalinga and 29 miles from Corcoran..

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  9. Convicted sex offender out of Walnut Creek neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | KRON 4

    A judge ruled Charles Christman must go back to a state hospital for violating the terms of his release. A Contra Costa County superior court judge has revoked the release of convicted sexual predator Christman and sent him back to Coalinga state hospital for violating the terms of his release.

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  10. Fraisure Smith says race keeps him confined to CoalingaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | The Daily Republic

    Fraisure Smith says race explains why he remains at Coalinga State Hospital in Fresno County - rather than released to Solano County, as another sexually violent predator from Coalinga was without controversy. The second patient, sentenced to 21 years in prison after his 1994 conviction in Napa County for sex crimes that included teenage boys as victims, was released in December to an apartment within a mile of a southern Solano County high school, court records show.

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  11. A forever without Aliens: California leads the wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Daily Kos

    ... by Woody Guthrie detailing the January 28, 1948 crash of a plane near Los Gatos Canyon, 20 miles (32 km) west of Coalinga in Fresno County, California, United States. The crash occurred in Los Gatos Canyon and not in the town of Los Gatos itself, ...

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  12. West Hills district, West Hills Coalinga get grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | The Fresno Bee

    The West Hills Community College District and West Hills College Coalinga have received two five-year grants from the U.S. Department of Education. West Hills Community College District was awarded $475,000 annually for its district-wide High School Equivalency Program, an educational program that helps students from migrant or seasonal farmworker families in the Coalinga, Lemoore and Firebaugh areas.

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  13. Truck dumps manure load near CoalingaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | The Fresno Bee

    One person suffered major injuries Monday when a tractor-trailer hauling manure overturned west of Coalinga, the California Highway Patrol said. The truck overturned about 2 p.m. leaving its 24-ton load along Phelps Avenue, just west of Calaveras Avenue, west of Coalinga, according to CHP reports.

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  14. Religion Notes for Aug. 1: News, events from the Valleya s faith communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    The often "rocky" relationship between faith and science will be discussed at Lifetree CafA , 475 Sunset St., Coalinga, at 7 p.m. Aug. 6. The free hourlong event, titled, "Faith and Science: Discoveries From the Scientist Who Led the Human Genome Project," will feature a filmed interview with Dr. Francis Collins, a world-renowned geneticist noted for his leadership in the human genome project. More information is available online , by calling Caroline Salona, 935-3245, or emailing office@firstprescoalinga.org.

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  15. State provides potential address for Fraisure Smith 'for the court's eyes only'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | The Daily Republic

    ... program has informally identified more than 1,000 placements for Smith since a 2013 order for his release from Coalinga State Hospital in Fresno County. But none of the sites complied with state law that prohibits any person identified as a sex ...

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  16. Ukiah police and fire log: Thursday, July 30, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Ukiah Daily Journal

    ... the county jail under $15,000 bail. The Mendocino County Sheriff's Office arrested her. DUI: Roger A. Cruz, 25, of Coalinga, was arrested at 8:18 p.m. Monday on suspicion of DUI, and booked at the county jail under an undisclosed bail amount. The ... 1 comment

  17. Video: SRT Off-Road Team ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Cycle News

    ... those riders together for a three day intra-squad competition held at the Salinas Ramblers MC compound outside of Coalinga, California. The Challenge was made up of 8 total competitions: Enduro Test 1, Hill climb, Enduro Test 2, EnduroCross lap, ...

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  18. Obituaries for Saturday, July 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    ... Mass: 10 a.m. July 27 at the church. Arrangements: Sterling & Smith Funeral Home. Kenneth Perry Birdwell, 88, of Coalinga died July 22. He was an operating engineer. Graveside: 10 a.m. July 28 at Pleasant Valley Cemetery. Arrangements: Palm Memorial ...

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  19. Religion Notes for July 25: News, events from the Valleya s faith communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | The Fresno Bee

    ... The often "rocky" relationship between faith and science will be discussed at Lifetree CafA , 475 Sunset St., Coalinga, at 7 p.m. Aug. 6. The free hourlong event, titled, "Faith and Science: Discoveries From the Scientist Who Led the Human ...

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  20. Tesla gets $295M in green subsidy credits for technology not offered to customersRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2015 | Lincoln Daily News

    ... 2014 - after collecting extra ZEV credits for nearly three years - Tesla built its first battery-swap station in Coalinga, California, a dusty spot on the map halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco. It's here, along the West Coast's ...

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