As we approach the Nov. 8 general election, I wanted to speak to my friends, family and neighbors not as your mayor, but as a concerned citizen of Turlock. For far too long, Turlock's roads have dropped drastically in quality and safety with no end in sight. There is, however, a great opportunity to reverse our history of neglected roadways by voting in favor of Measure L, a countywide initiative dedicated to fixing our local roadways.
October 14, 2016|
BY TURLOCK MAYOR GARY SOISETH
Jeff Denham is running again for the California District 10 Congressional seat. I do not pretend to disagree with many of his positions because, honesty, I am willfully and blissfully unaware of many, if not 99 percent of them. A quick glance of his bill sponsorship and co-sponsorship history leaves very little to oppose as well as to champion. A citizen, as is our luxury in our great nation, need only be aware and act on those issues that catch his or her interest and make a difference in his/her day-to-day life; that is, those things that rub them ...
After attending the Turlock City Council candidates' forum, I am more convinced than ever that Turlock needs a "Tin Cup" ordinance that prohibits council members from voting on issues that directly affect those people who contributed to their campaigns. Only one candidate in District 4 strongly supported this view and it was Steven Nascimento. That is why he has my unqualified support.
Amy Bublak is the right person for a second term as Turlock City council member. She has done a great job staying on top of public safety and financial issues during her current term as a Council member. I had the privilege of working with Amy for several years when she was a police officer with Modesto PD. Because of her experience and demonstrated commitment to dealing with these problems for years, she is well qualified to tackle the many critical issues facing Turlock today, especially public safety. Amy was not only an experienced patrol officer during her tenure at ...
An original play about a family of migrant workers, based in the Central Valley, will hit the stage at the Carnegie Arts Center for a two-week run beginning tonight as LightBox Theatre Company presents "The Super Cilantro Girl."
Amazon today announced it is creating more than 120,000 seasonal positions across its U.S. network of fulfillment centers, sortation centers and customer service sites this holiday season. Last year, more than 14,000 seasonal positions were transitioned to regular, full-time roles after the holidays and the company expects to increase that number this year.
Modesto Junior College Workforce Development has scheduled a Pharmacy Technician Training Program information meeting at 6 p.m. Oct. 25 in John Muir Hall, room 260, on West Campus, 2201 Blue Gum Avenue.