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.
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.
Election season officially kicks off Monday, as the candidate filing period opens for the Nov. 8 Consolidated District Election.
The Turlock Association of Police Officers is back at the table with the City of Turlock in a final effort to negotiate a deal appeasable to both sides, after narrowly avoiding an imposed contract agreement.
After years of planning, the City of Turlock is on the cusp of creating an area of town where homeless shelters can be built without the red tape which usually stymies such projects.
Despite concerns from property owners and businesses, the Turlock City Council on Tuesday will consider adopting a zone near downtown Turlock where homeless shelters can be constructed without discretional permits.
The Securities and Exchange Commission has relinquished its leasing authority and employees will face prosecution for backdating documents to justify a $500 million-plus lease, following an investigation led by U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Atwater).
A new civil grand jury for Stanislaus County was selected and sworn in Tuesday.
Vice Mayor Amy Bublak again advocated for austerity Tuesday night, while her colleagues on the Turlock City Council approved purchasing an office building and expending funds to complete landscaping designs.
A Nevada businessman blanketed Turlock with robocalls claiming Councilwoman Mary Jackson was wasting millions in taxpayer dollars last week, after the Fair Political Practice Commission subpoenaed his bank records in search of the source of anti-Jackson robocalls in 2008.
The City of Turlock will repay the Turlock Irrigation District for completed design work for a now-shelved surface water treatment plant.
It isn't every day that a congressman visits Turlock.
Democrats in the California Legislature came to a budget agreement with Gov. Jerry Brown (D) on Monday, containing deep cuts to higher education and state courts and a possibility for further cuts – including a seven-day reduction in the K-12 school year – should anticipated revenues not materialize.
The real estate slide is slowing but isn't over yet, according to the Stanislaus County Assessor's Office.
The proposed Surface Water Treatment Plant may have been shelved, but the City of Turlock still owes the Turlock Irrigation District nearly $3 million for work performed on designing the facility.