In 2008 the State of California revealed a plan to balance its budget by taking funds from local Redevelopment Agencies - just as they proposed in 2009 - but the state won't see one cent of those proposed 2008 takings.
The former site of Turlock's Emergency Cold Weather Homeless Shelter, a city-owned warehouse at 400 B St., has finally found new tenants.
The motion to accept a lease agreement with the nonprofit Carnegie Arts Center Foundation to run the Carnegie Arts Center was neither approved or denied by the City Council Tuesday night.
The Turlock City Council opened their meeting Tuesday evening with an invocation - before the gavel struck to formally begin the proceedings.
The Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors isn't finished fighting new residential development on agricultural-zoned land.
The nation-wide controversy over health care reform came to the Valley Friday afternoon when U.S. Rep. George Radanovich held his own town hall meeting in Oakdale. While there were no violent confrontations that led to arrests - as has happened in St. Louis, Mo. - booing and heckling were common during the question and answer time.
More money will be in Stanislaus County's 2009-2010 final budget than had been initially expected, but fewer workers will be employed by the county this year.
The Turlock City Council took the first step towards a new, more streamlined approach to council meetings on Tuesday evening by adjusting the seating arrangement in City Hall.
The Yosemite Room at Turlock City Hall, home to Turlock City Council meetings, could soon feature the words, "In God we trust," emblazoned on the wall behind where council members sit.
An extremely light workload awaits the Turlock City Council on Tuesday evening, with just one item on the agenda requiring citizen input.
Turlock's taco trucks are on the road to more stringent, codified regulations, following a Planning Commission recommendation Thursday evening.
Local dairymen will likely see an increase in the costs of doing business due to a proposed redesignation of the San Joaquin Valley under U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rules.
With the Nov. 3 Consolidated District Election still two months away, four local races have already been decided while another has been stricken from the ballot.
The Turlock City Council agreed to fund the Sunny Side Up project $10,000 to start the laying of the eggs around downtown Turlock.
The State of California announced on Thursday that 96 California communities - including Turlock - are set to receive a total of $92.7 million in federal Neighborhood Stabilization Program funds, intended to counteract the effects of the foreclosure crisis.
A light agenda will be placed before the Turlock City Council on Tuesday evening, as the council members meet to consider only a handful of changes.
In an effort to boost weight loss in Stanislaus County, the Board of Supervisors joined the Healthy Eating Living Cities Campaign Tuesday, making them the first county in the state to do so.
With just one vote making the difference, the Turlock Planning Commission made their final decision to approve an amendment to the City's zoning ordinance that places a ban on mobile food facilities within the downtown district.
Hundreds of concerned Valley residents and farmers filled the public conference held at University of California, Merced on Tuesday, as Gov. Jerry Brown's Drought Task Force met with the State Board of Food and Agriculture to discuss the impacts of the ongoing drought. By meeting with local agencies and farmers, state officials hoped to discover the type of assistance and state measures that are needed to help growers survive one of the worst droughts in California's history.
Barely reaching a quorum, the Mayor's Economic Development Task Force meeting on Tuesday saw several empty seats as many of the 25-member committee were unable to attend. Despite the dip in participation, the group continued moving forward by picking up from their February meeting as they continually seek new strategies to update the City's 2003 Strategic Economic Development Plan.
Officials from the eight-county San Joaquin Valley Regional Policy Council will meet in Sacramento for a two-day conference this week to discuss several issues affecting the Valley.
A new housing subdivision is set to be reviewed by the Turlock Planning Commission on Thursday, perhaps marking a turnaround in the local housing market.
After receiving multiple entries for his "There Ought to be a Law" contest, State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) has announced the winners, while introducing a bill focusing on safer school zones.
As the Mayor's Economic Development Taskforce continues seeking out new business ideas and strategies to improve Turlock's economic recovery, the 25 member board will meet on Tuesday afternoon, bringing forth diverse areas of expertise to help create an economic plan for the city.
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