While Turlock has grown accustomed to welcoming events that draw its community to the downtown core, a street closure request from the Golden State Farmers Market Association to start a year-round market has caused some controversy – as it conflicts with the current location, dates and time of the existing Turlock Certified Farmers Market.
For the past several years, the City of Turlock has been working on updating its sign ordinance, which was originally adopted in 1944. After Thursday's Planning Commission workshop, 2016 is looking like the year that the updated ordinance will finally make its way to the City Council for final approval.
After over a month of extensive witness testimony and nearly 200 exhibits that could potentially lead to more equitable milk pricing for California dairy producers, the United States Department of Agriculture concluded its public hearing on a proposed California Federal Milk Marketing Order.
The City of Turlock is hoping that cooler temperatures in upcoming months will help residents meet the 32 percent water conservation mandate after State Water Resources Control Board revealed October to be another month of inadequate water conservation efforts.
The City of Turlock winter watering schedule is now in effect through Feb. 28. This schedule restricts outdoor watering to one day per week. Even numbered addresses can only water on Saturday and odd numbered addresses can only water on Sunday. Watering is also prohibited between the hours of noon and 6 p.m.
Leaders in Stanislaus County believe they can win enough support for the passage of a half-cent sales tax for roads next year despite a polling survey that shows it being short of the required 66.6 percent plus one vote.
November 17, 2015|
BY JEFF BENZIGER
The City of Turlock Parks, Recreation and Public Facilities Department's annual Leaf Pickup Program began on Nov. 2. Turlock residents are encouraged to use their green waste containers for leaves and garden refuse. However, any leaves that will not fit into the green cart may be placed in the street 18 inches from the curbside in loose piles, not bagged. Tree limbs should not be placed in the leaf piles and remember to not park vehicles in front of your residence. Doing so prevents access to leaf collection. Further, to allow for more flexibility within the collection schedule, it ...
After more than two years of discussions about numerous noise complaints, multiple public meetings and expert studies, the Stanislaus County Planning Commission has come up with a new Conditions of Approval they hope will make Larsa Banquet Hall and surrounding residents better neighbors.
A light colored fire truck will soon be seen around town, as the City Council approved an agreement with the State of California for the temporary transfer of an Office of Emergency Services fire engine to the City of Turlock Fire Department.
The Turlock City Council bid a fond farewell to retiring City Manager Roy Wasden at Tuesday's Council meeting, his last before leaving, and then appointed Municipal Services Director Michael Cooke as the Interim City Manager while a candidate selection process moves forward to find Wasden's replacement.