A 25-year-old man hoping to provoke law enforcement into shooting him during a suicidal moment was taken into custody Sunday morning after Turlock Police officers were able to defuse the situation with the use of non-lethal tactics.
The children scampering up and down the wooden play structure at Donnelly Park likely haven't given much thought, if at all, to how the park came into being, but there are plenty of Turlock residents who remember four days of hard labor that gave rise to the Children's Play Park.
The Turlock City Council approved a bevy of grants for several special events that have the potential to draw in visitors to Turlock, but left out two that are alcohol-themed and promised an alternative funding option for the annual fireworks show.
For the past several weeks the students in the culinary programs at Turlock and Pitman high schools have thrown themselves into learning everything they could about Indian cuisine. They've watched videos, read cookbooks, and learned all about the spices that flavor the traditional meals.
The Board of the Stanislaus Economic Development and Workforce Alliance officially disbanded on Monday, with two new entities taking its place, one as a private enterprise and the other as a public entity.