The big box discussion isn't over in Turlock quite yet.
Due to bad addresses, nearly 49,000 Californians didn't receive their state income tax refund last year.
The City of Hughson is starting over with a clean slate in the new year. Three new council members joined the Hughson City Council after the recall election in August, and a new city manager was hired in September. Hughson will continue to see new faces at City Hall after the City Council approved the hiring of a new finance director on Monday. "Debbie Paul ...
Turlock's oft-delayed Public Safety Facility is one step closer to becoming reality. On Tuesday night, the Turlock City Council unanimously approved issuing municipal bonds through the city's Redevelopment Agency to fund the majority of the $28 million project.
Nine Stanislaus County officials were sworn in on Tuesday by Superior Judge William Mayhew.
The on-hold Public Safety Facility is back on the Turlock City Council's agenda on Tuesday, as the council will be asked to approve a more than $15 million bond issuance needed to finance the approximately $27 million project.
Target dropped plans to expand its Turlock store's grocery business on Thursday, just hours before the Planning Commission was set to consider the issue.
When 13-year-old Denair student Cody Alicea questioned why he was told to take down the American flag off of his bicycle at school, he was standing up for his right to express his patriotism. Cody never dreamed his patriotism would take him all the way to the heart of the country - Washington, D.C.
In 1961, President John F. Kennedy challenged a nation to, "ask not what your country can do for you - ask what you can do for your country."
For most jurisdictions, 2010 was a time of budget cuts and austerity. But thanks to a healthy General Fund Reserve, federal stimulus funds, and union concessions, the City of Turlock was able to avoid layoffs and start new projects.
Coming into 2010, everyone knew the fall City Council election had the potential to drastically change Turlock's leadership.
Three hours after that big ball drops in New York City on Saturday – weather permitting, of course – more than 700 new laws will take effect in the State of California, changing penalties for marijuana possession, extending benefits for foster children, and banning trans-fat oil from bakeries, among hundreds of other changes. For more information, read on:
The Journal asked Stanislaus County Supervisor Vito Chiesa to look back at 2010 and ahead for 2011. The following is his perspectives on the county's past and future.
The USDA's Organic Initiative will enter its third year of helping organic producers and those looking to transition into organic production in 2011 with up to $50 million in funding. "Increasing consumer demand for organically grown foods is providing new opportunities for small and mid-size farmers to prosper and stay competitive in today's economy," Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan said. "The 2008 ...
The Journal asked Turlock Mayor John Lazar to look back at 2010 and ahead for 2011. The following is his perspectives on the city's past and future.
For many races, the candidate filing deadline for the Nov. 8 Consolidated District Election closed Friday at 5 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
The Turlock City Council on Tuesday will consider formally appealing the "ransom payment" requested to keep its Redevelopment Agency operational.
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.
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.
The City of Turlock now has 68,549 residents, but not a single taxicab driver.
The Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors has put out a call for volunteers to serve the county's numerous boards and commissions.
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.
Stanislaus County could be asked to look after as many as 800 additional felons this year.
A county island near downtown Turlock will soon see streetlights overhead, but only by the narrowest of margins.
Just six months after the City of Turlock made a state-mandated change to metered water billing, the billing structure may be altered once again.