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Search for new police chief progresses

The search for a new police chief to take the helm of the Turlock Police Department has been narrowed down to six prospects.

January 06, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Government


New laws to ensure child safety in vehicles, prevent bullying

As the clock strikes midnight, hundreds of new laws will take effect in the State of California, governing tanning beds and concussions in youth sports, among countless other topics.

December 30, 2011 | | Government


Mayor ready to tackle the tough problems in 2012

Journal: What successes did Turlock have in 2011?

December 30, 2011 | | Government


Court upholds RDA shutdown

The future of redevelopment – a statewide program which devotes a share of property tax to reducing blight and increasing property values – now appears to be non-existent.

December 30, 2011 | | Government


County Supervisor ‘cautiously optimistic’ for 2012

Stanislaus County District 2 Supervisor Vito Chiesa shares his views on 2011, 2012:

December 27, 2011 | | Government


City’s housing plan certified by state — finally

More than a year and a half after Turlock first approved its new Housing Element Update – a document which describes how the City of Turlock will meet housing needs through 2014 – the California Department of Housing and Community Development certified the document last week.

December 20, 2011 | | Government


Supervisors make changes to ag land rules

Requirements for non-agriculture uses in county ag-zoned land will in most cases be reduced or eliminated, following Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors action Tuesday evening.

December 20, 2011 | | Government


City swears in new clerk

The Turlock City Council recognized the retirement of City Clerk Rhonda Greenlee on Tuesday night. Greenlee has been working for the City of Turlock since 1991, and her retirement will be effective on Dec. 29. A reception was held at City Hall in Greenlee's honor.

December 13, 2011 | Andrea Goodwin | Government


Turlock City Council preview

On Tuesday, the Turlock City Council is expected to:

December 09, 2011 | | Government


Valley leaders meet in Turlock

Turlock's long been known as the heart of the Central Valley.

December 09, 2011 | | Government


County releases updated transportation guide

For the first time in six years, Stanislaus County has updated its Transportation Guide.

November 29, 2011 | | Government


Denham bill looks to hire vets

A new law, championed by U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Atwater) through the House of Representatives, will aim to put thousands of unemployed veterans back to work.

November 25, 2011 | | Government


California Dairy Campaign, Farmers Union attempt to ring the bell on the Dairy Security Act

The Turlock-based California Farmers Union and the California Dairy Campaign have come out against the Dairy Security Act of 2011 (H.R. 3062). CDC President Joe Augusto and CFU President Joaquin Contente have been urging lawmakers to oppose the Dairy Security Act. The Dairy Security Act was brought forward by Collin Peterson (D-MN), and Mike Simpson, (R-Idaho) under the belief that the DSA would reduce dairy subsidies by $131 over 10 years.

November 18, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Government


City ends year under budget; employees reap benefits

Last year didn't just go well for the City of Turlock – it blew away even the most optimistic projections.

November 18, 2011 | | Government


Library still vital part of community, report finds

In a time of Kindles, the Internet, and high-speed, always-on communications, is the quiet, quaint, nearly century-old Stanislaus County Library system still relevant?

November 15, 2011 | | Government


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Council to review city's assessment districts

The Turlock City Council will review the taxes levied on the city's assessment districts and the costs of maintaining those districts' streetlights, landscaping, slurry ...

July 22, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Government


Save your trees during the drought

As we all have cut back on watering our yards, and some have stopped all together, we must remember the impact the drought has on ...

July 22, 2016 | | Government


Congressional App Challenge highlights young designers

With a seemingly endless number of smart phone applications available, many savvy tech enthusiasts have begged the question, can I make a better app myself?

July 22, 2016 | Ryan McLaughlin | Government


Water loss prevention for swimming pools

Swimming pools can account for significant water loss if not maintained regularly. Often times, pool owners may not be aware of the problem, nor how ...

July 15, 2016 | | Government


Turlock calculates new water conservation standard

Despite the City of Turlock's failure to meet its state-mandated water conservation standard in May, newly-implemented regulations show that the city may in fact ...

July 14, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Government


County continues emergency drought assistance

It's no secret that for the past several years, California has been hit with one of the worst droughts on record. However; during these ...

July 14, 2016 | Ryan McLaughlin | Government


Hampton continues forward-thinking leadership during second stint as City Manager

This month marks City Manager Gary Hampton's 100-day milestone as head of the City, and even though it's a position he's held ...

July 14, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Government


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