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Teleconferencing approved for council members

After two years, the Turlock City Council on Tuesday elected to reenact a procedure allowing council members to teleconference in to council meetings.

August 12, 2011 | Alex Cantatore | Government


Filing period extended for 5 local races

For many races, the candidate filing deadline for the Nov. 8 Consolidated District Election closed Friday at 5 p.m.

August 12, 2011 | Staff Reports TURLOCK JOURNAL | Government


RDA stay: ‘Ransom’ payments to state on hold

The California Supreme Court announced Friday it will decide whether the state can lawfully shutter redevelopment agencies if those agencies fail to issue large payments to the state.

August 12, 2011 | Alex Cantatore | Government


City gives cash payments to entice new businesses

The economy isn't encouraging businesses to expand, but a new Turlock program is providing exactly the incentive some businesses need – $1,000 in cold, hard cash- to encourage entrepreneurs to follow their dreams.

August 12, 2011 | Alex Cantatore | Government


City Council rejects State Senate redistricting plan

The Turlock City Council on Tuesday took a stand against a statewide redistricting plan which would slot Turlock into a State Senate district comprised of foothill communities, separating the city from its Valley neighbors.

August 09, 2011 | Alex Cantatore | Government


Council to discuss ‘ransom’ RDA payment to state

The Turlock City Council on Tuesday will consider formally appealing the "ransom payment" requested to keep its Redevelopment Agency operational.

August 05, 2011 | Alex Cantatore | Government


California receives federal funding for Next Generation trains

California will receive $168 million in federal funds to purchase next-generation, American-made trains, announced U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Wednesday. The state is one of five that will receive a total of $336.2 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding.

August 05, 2011 | Staff Reports TURLOCK JOURNAL | Government


Kenwood Park Lighting District gets final approval

The Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors approved the results of an election to form a lighting district in Kenwood Park, a county island centered on Starr Ave. and Kenwood Ave. which is entirely surrounded by the City of Turlock.

August 02, 2011 | Alex Cantatore | Government


Final redistricting maps to go before board of supervisors

Though members of the public suggested changes to two draft redistricting proposals, Stanislaus County staff announced Monday that the final maps submitted for Board of Supervisors approval will be unchanged from draft maps released July 14.

August 02, 2011 | Alex Cantatore | Government


Police, city reach agreement on contracts

Contract negotiations between the city and the Turlock Association of Peace Officers that just a few weeks prior seemed in jeopardy of breaking down, reached a successful conclusion Tuesday night with the City Council ratifying the newly struck deal in a unanimous vote.

July 29, 2011 | Sabra Stafford | Government


Calling a cab no longer an option in Turlock

The City of Turlock now has 68,549 residents, but not a single taxicab driver.

July 29, 2011 | Alex Cantatore | Government


County seeks volunteers to serve on boards

The Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors has put out a call for volunteers to serve the county's numerous boards and commissions.

July 29, 2011 | Alex Cantatore | Government


Valley economic program CEO urges Congress to continue federal investment

With unemployment levels remaining well above 15 percent locally, U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Atwater) led a hearing Wednesday in search of ways the Economic Development Administration can maximize job creation.

July 29, 2011 | Alex Cantatore | Government


County facing influx of prisoners, parolees

Stanislaus County could be asked to look after as many as 800 additional felons this year.

July 26, 2011 | Alex Cantatore | Government


Kenwood Park to see the light

A county island near downtown Turlock will soon see streetlights overhead, but only by the narrowest of margins.

July 26, 2011 | Alex Cantatore | Government


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Main Street top choice for expressway, say community members

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September 01, 2015 | Kristina Hacker | Government


Assisted living center to fill E. Main Street vacancy left by Sutter Gould

A new assisted living and memory care community could soon be coming to East Main Street, as the Turlock Planning Commission will consider authorizing a ...

September 01, 2015 | Kristina Hacker | Government


Best route to connect Hwy 99 to I-5 topic of StanCOG workshops

South Stanislaus County businesses looking to move their products up and down the state and residents who commute to the Bay Area every day for ...

August 25, 2015 | Kristina Hacker | Government


City water lines to be flushed Wednesday

Those driving around Turlock on Wednesday may see water running down the street, but there's no need to call the City and report a ...

August 25, 2015 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Government


County kicks off water delivery program to dry well owners

For the first time in three months Genaro Gil won't have to resort to bottled water to brush his teeth or wash his hands ...

August 25, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Government


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