While the swearing into office of Turlock City Council members is always a time of significance, this year's seating of new council members was especially historic as for the first time ever residents in specific areas of town were able to vote for district representatives.
The first two Turlock City Council members elected to represent specific districts will be sworn into office on Tuesday, along with incumbent City Treasurer Diana Lewis and new City Clerk Jennifer Land.
Following the approval of Measure L by county voters in November, maintenance projects around town are at the top of the City of Turlock's list of developments they plan to tackle first with the additional funds.
The U.S House of Representatives on Thursday passed the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act, a comprehensive water resources infrastructure legislation that includes stipulations to improve California's water system and alleviate strain to drought-stricken communities throughout the Valley.
The State Water Resources Control Board is slated to consider a proposal next month that could include a return to state-mandated conservation targets as urban water suppliers continue to strive to meet their water savings goals under persistent drought conditions.
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.
It is highly recommended to turn off sprinkler systems during the rainy season. This is an easy way to conserve water, without jeopardizing the health of your lawn and plants. With the cooler temperatures, moisture in the air, and amount of rain the area has received there is not a need to have sprinkler systems running.
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.
Congressman Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) sent a letter to President-Elect Donald Trump this week, strongly encouraging him to repeal the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's "Water of the United States," a rule he called both "harmful and flawed."
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.
The Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors voted Tuesday to adopt a Joint Powers Agreement in conjunction with 14 other local agencies to begin the process of forming a groundwater sustainability agency for the West Turlock Subbasin.
Turlock Scavenger provides residential solid waste, co-mingled recycling and organic recycling disposal service to City of Turlock customers on a weekly pick-up basis. In order to provide quality service and avoid interruption or penalties, it is important customers properly follow service guidelines and protocol. The following information provides guidance on proper disposal procedures.
California Democrats and Republicans in the House and Senate have introduced legislation that would put a halt to the forced repayments of enlistment bonuses and student loan payments given to some California National Guard soldiers.