The Pitman varsity girls' water polo team made a splash in the Central California Conference last year after contesting for a postseason berth in a tight race near the end that eventually resulted in a third place finish for the team.
Tobacco excise taxes are proven to save lives by reducing the use of tobacco among current users and preventing many youth from using it all together. These taxes also raise much needed revenue for our state. Prop 56 will be on the November ballot and will help protect kids, fight cancer, and will help fund cancer treatment, smoking prevention, health care, and cancer research. This will help cut health care costs by decreasing the amount of tobacco-related medical expenses.
A special mail ballot election will be held on Aug. 30 regarding a special tax to help the Westport Fire Protection District cover the costs of fire protection and emergency response services, specifically to fund a daytime firefighter staffing program.
August 16, 2016|
By JEFF BENZIGER
Following the reception of grant funding in July, the Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees unanimously approved Tuesday a new initiative between the district and Stanislaus State which will effectively prepare educators to enter the workforce.
For any five-year-old, reading 1,000 books before they begin school may seem like a daunting task. Thanks to a program provided by the Stanislaus County library system, the seemingly-impossible feat has become a reality for children in the area, allowing them to enhance their literacy skills and develop lifelong reading habits.
A drone flying over vendors at the Turlock Certified Farmers' Market Saturday sparked an altercation that led to the market manager being placed under citizen's arrest by the owner of Turlock City News.