'There's no place like home for the holidays' - or so the 1954 Perry Como song says - and the Turlock Animal Shelter has the goal of finding a forever home for every dog and cat they have before Christmas. To help encourage potential pet owners to find their new companion this month, all adoption fees are 50 percent off.
There's good news and bad news regarding the Monte Vista Avenue railroad crossing. The bad news is drivers will once again have to find alternate routes to reach Monte Vista Crossings, Highway 99 and other destinations west of Golden State Boulevard as Monte Vista Avenue will be closed Monday through Thursday next week for additional repairs over the railroad tracks.
In the closest city council race Turlock has seen in quite awhile, Amy Bublak was announced the official winner of the District 4 seat on Monday. After all the votes had been counted, incumbent Bublak received 33 more votes than fellow candidate and council incumbent Steven Nascimento - who had been leading since Election Day.
A new plan by the California Air Resources Board will see the state reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030 - "the most ambitious target in North America," according to the air board.
Turlock City Council member Steven Nascimento is now 16 votes ahead of fellow council member and District 4 candidate Amy Bublak, according to updated election results reported by the Stanislaus County Registrar of Voters.
Turlock voters made history on Tuesday, electing the city's first two District representatives to the City Council. As of 10:10 p.m. Tuesday, Gil Esquer was leading Jaime Franco substantially in the District 2 race (with 60 percent of precincts counted) and Steven Nascimento was ahead of Amy Bublak and Donald Babadalir in District 4 (with 50 percent of precincts counted).