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Maximum DUI enforcement for fair

The Stanislaus County Avoid the 12 campaign against drunken driving will be conducting extra patrols and a checkpoint during the run of the Stanislaus County Fair.

July 31, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Convenience store robbed

The Turlock Police Department is seeking the two men responsible for an armed robbery of a convenience store early Thursday morning.

July 31, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


UC extends application deadline

The University of California, Merced has pushed back the undergraduate deadline to apply for Spring 2010 to Aug. 17.

July 31, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Education


University named Princeton ‘Best’

California State University, Stanislaus has been rated as one of the nation's best higher education institutions for the fourth straight year by The Princeton Review.

July 31, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Education


Half million endowment for CSU Stanislaus

Ron Foster, President and CEO of Foster Farms, has contributed $500,000 to California State University, Stanislaus to fund The Foster Farms Endowed Chair in Business Economics with an emphasis in econometrics.

July 31, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Education


Local businesses shafted by accused arsonist, restaurant owner

The chances of ever eating one of the Red Steer's locally renowned French dip sandwiches again took a nose dive on Tuesday when co-owner Tracy Smith was arrested for check fraud.

July 31, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Suspect arrested for 2008 slaying

Nearly nine months after a man was found stabbed to death in a Turlock apartment complex, the Turlock Police Department has made an arrest in the case.

July 31, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Budget woes force court closures

Feeling the sting of state budgetary cutbacks, the Judicial Council of California approved the closure of all state courts for one day a month.

July 31, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Government


Police department gets $1.1 million for new officers

A federal stimulus plan to fund more police officer positions will mean four new officers will be patrolling the streets of Turlock.

July 28, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Red Steer owner charged with check fraud

Tracy Smith, the co-owner of the Red Steer restaurant implicated in the arson fire that gutted the Turlock eatery, was arrested again on Tuesday for check fraud.

July 28, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Developmentally disabled man’s body found at Fox Grove

The body of a developmentally disabled man reported missing by his family on Monday was found Tuesday morning at a popular Hughson fishing hole.

July 28, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Suspected drunk driving accident claims one life

One woman was killed and four others injured in a two vehicle collision that sent one vehicle plunging off the southbound Highway 99 embankment at Monte Vista Avenue, just after midnight Sunday.

July 28, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Keeping it country

For more than 20 years country music singer Mark Chesnutt has been taking the stage and crooning out tunes in his distinctively classic country style. Over the decades he has amassed 14 No. 1 hits, 23 top ten singles, four platinum albums, and five gold records. His newest CD is titled "Rollin' with the Flow."

July 28, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Music


From the trailer to the big time

Mix in equal parts of fun-loving music, heart-string pulling ballads and throw in a few songs about beer, and you get one of Nashville's newest bands and upcoming Stanislaus County Fair performers, Trailer Choir.

July 28, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Music


CSU Stanislaus braces for share of budget cuts

The $584 million budget deficit that has walloped the California State University system will translate into enrollment reduction, higher fees and "furlough Fridays" at the CSU Stanislaus campus.

July 24, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Education


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Scams abound during tax season

The Internal Revenue Service is warning taxpayers of a quickly growing scam involving erroneous tax refunds being deposited into their bank accounts. The IRS also ...

February 16, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Card game ends with stabbing

A Turlock man took being a sore loser to a new height when he stabbed a man because he was upset with the outcome of ...

February 16, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Armed robbery at Turlock store

The Turlock Police Department is investigating an armed robbery of an Arco AM/PM early Wednesday morning.

February 16, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Calls renewed for UC Merced medical school

The on-going doctor shortage that plagues the Central Valley region could move a step toward a solution with a renewed call to fund a medical ...

February 16, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Education


Downtown drive-by leaves two injured in Turlock

The relative peacefulness of Turlock residents going out to dinner, buying their groceries, and taking a stroll through downtown was shattered in the early evening ...

February 16, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


$16,000 signing bonuses for those ready to join TPD

Facing an ongoing shortage of police officers and dispatchers in town, the Turlock City Council took steps Tuesday night to make the city a more ...

February 16, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Local


County reacts with glee at new public safety facility

Mitchell Gruber was pleased to take a tour of the new Re-Entry and Enhanced Alternatives to Custody Training Center, just as he was equally pleased ...

February 13, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Government


Armed suspects rob Turlock bank

Two suspects armed with guns held up a Turlock bank Saturday and escaped with a large amount of cash, the Turlock Police Department reported.

February 13, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Turlock bicyclist killed on Lander

A Turlock man was struck by multiple vehicles and killed while riding his bicycle on Lander Avenue Monday night.

February 13, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Train derails in Hughson

Investigators continue to look into what caused a 30-car train derailment Saturday night in Hughson.

February 13, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Flames ravage Turlock home

A raging fire of undetermined origins destroyed a Turlock residence Sunday morning and left four individuals displaced, the Turlock Fire Department reported.

February 12, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Local


One shot in home invasion robbery

A Turlock resident was shot Monday night in what investigators are describing as a targeted home invasion robbery.

February 08, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Phony deputy deploys phone scam

The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department is warning residents of a con man pretending to be a deputy and wheedling money out of people by ...

February 08, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


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