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|
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.
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.
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.
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.
Two weeks after a contentious hearing where the Turlock City Council considered unilaterally imposing a contract on Turlock Police union members, the council expects to take the issue up again on Tuesday.
Elected officials from across Stanislaus County gathered Monday to send a message to Sacramento legislators: plans to end redevelopment agencies statewide aren't just devastating to local economies, they're also illegal.
After six months of planning and public meetings, two proposed maps to redraw boundaries of the Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors' Districts emerged Thursday, both of which would keep Turlock, Denair, Hickman and Keyes in District 2 while removing much or all of Ceres from the district and adding all land served by the Chatom Union School District.