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Former Councilman speaks out against mayoral candidate

While election day is still 11 months away for Turlock's mayoral race, the campaign rhetoric is already heating up.

December 01, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Government

Be a responsible pet owner, scoop the poop


December 01, 2017 | | Government

Community invited for sweets and conversation with police chief

Those Turlock residents with a hankering to have a chat with the police chief will have their opportunity Tuesday morning and will get donuts and coffee thrown in for free.

December 01, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Government

Caballero sets sights on Cannella’s Senate seat

State Assemblywoman Anna Caballero, a Salinas Democrat, announced her candidacy for the 12th Senate District presently held by Anthony Cannella of Ceres.

November 24, 2017 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Government

Recycle clean, keep Turlock green

Have you ever slipped a greasy pizza box into your blue bin because the grey one is already full? Nobody noticed, right? Think again. A recent audit by the facility that processes Turlock's recyclables indicated the level of contamination found within the blue carts exceeds industry standards and therefore can't be recycled.

November 17, 2017 | | Government

Gubernatorial candidate touts education platform at Stan State

Investment in education has pushed gubernatorial candidate and former State Superintendent of Schools Delaine Eastin (D) into the race for the governor's office in 2018 and into a visit to Stanislaus State amid her campaign.

November 17, 2017 | BY ERIC ESCALANTE Turlock Journal | Government

Council declares November Sikh Awareness Month

The Turlock City Council recognized the city's diversity on Tuesday, proclaiming November as Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month.

November 14, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Government

Bates seeks mayoral return to City Hall

Former Mayor Brad Bates is once again hoping to serve the residents of Turlock, as he announced his intention to join the November 2018 mayoral race.

November 14, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Government

Denham: Tax plan ‘promotes real economic growth’

The first major rewrite of the U.S. tax code in three decades is in the works, as Senate Republicans revealed the details of their sweeping tax legislation Thursday.

November 10, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Government

Local veterans honored by Library of Congress

Three Turlock veterans now have a place in history after Congressman Jeff Denham presented video interviews with them and other Central Valley war heroes to Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden earlier this month, officially becoming a part of the Library of Congress Veterans History Project.

November 10, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Government

Election 2017: Early results show huge support for Measure S

Preliminary results from the Stanislaus County Consolidated District Election showed that voters overwhelmingly supported the countywide renewal of Measure S, and while one small school district gained two new board members, another's race was still too close to call.

November 07, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Government

Banners feature active military

Turlock's Countryside Drive is a little more patriotic this week as the Active Military Banner program was implemented, creating a visible tribute to local service members.

November 07, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Government

Gubernatorial candidate stops at Stan State

Gubernatorial candidate and current State Treasurer John Chiang engaged with local community members in the Stanislaus State Town Hall hosted by the university's Democratic Party Club while he continues his campaign against fellow Democratic candidates Gavin Newsom, Antonio Villaraigosa and Delaine Eastin.

November 07, 2017 | BY ERIC ESCALANTE Turlock Journal | Government

U.S. Ag Secretary hears Valley farmers on trade, regulation, Farm Bill

Many issues facing California farmers, from the Food Safety Modernization Act to the North American Free Trade Agreement and the 2018 Farm Bill, came to the forefront as United States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, a former farmer and veterinarian, made his first appearance in the state at a forum held in Modesto on Sunday.

November 06, 2017 | BY ERIC ESCALANTE Turlock Journal | Government

State Parks offers veterans, military personnel free admission on Veterans Day

California State Parks is honoring the service of veterans, as well as active and reserve personnel, by offering free admission at 143 participating state parks on Veteran's Day.

November 06, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Government

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Prepping your irrigation system for the warmer season helps prevent water loss

Spring is around the corner and although the recent rain prevents the need for watering just yet, there are a number of ways to start ...

March 16, 2018 | | Government

Former Turlock City Councilman jumps into District 10 race

After an eight-year hiatus in politics, Ted Howze has thrown his hat into the crowded California 10th Congressional District race. Howze is the only Republican ...

March 16, 2018 | Kristina Hacker | Government

City continues battle with illegal dispensary

The California Bureau of Cannabis Control is cracking down on unlicensed cannabis operations, and so is the City of Turlock.

March 16, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Government

Council hears budget woes

The Turlock City Council heard about a number of critical unmet needs throughout City departments during a special budget workshop held on Saturday, including an ...

March 13, 2018 | Kristina Hacker | Government

Go Green Week

The City of Turlock Municipal Services Department will celebrate its annual Go Green Week next week, March 12-16. Go Green Week is the City's ...

March 09, 2018 | | Government

Ag could see impact of steel, aluminum tariffs

Newly-enacted U.S. tariffs on aluminum and steel imports have several nations warning of an all-out trade war, and locally, the Central Valley's agricultural ...

March 09, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Government

Sheriff candidate Tom Letras drops out of race

Stanislaus County Sheriff's Deputy Tom Letras has opted to end his candidacy for Stanislaus County Sheriff, according to a letter he posted on his ...

March 08, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Government

Soiseth talks campaign, inclusivity at Stan State

Mayor Gary Soiseth visited Stanislaus State Tuesday evening for a special "One on One with the Mayor," where he shared his campaign priorities and handled ...

March 08, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Government

Denham target of healthcare bill protesters

A group of roughly 60 protesters lined the sidewalk in front of Dust Bowl Brewery Tuesday afternoon to protest Congressman Jeff Denham and his recent ...

May 09, 2017 | Frankie Tovar | Government


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