Turlock water wasters may soon be paying for their lack of conservation efforts by way of a monthly penalty fee on their water bills. The Turlock City Council is set to consider implementing a penalty of $25 for those single-family residential water customers whose water use exceeds 40,000 gallons per month.
It's been two months since California voters approved the Adult Use of Marijuana Act, effectively legalizing recreational use of marijuana for those 21 years or older. While it's too soon to tell what the impacts of the AUMA will have statewide, how the Act will affect the City of Turlock's existing ban on the cultivation of cannabis will be discussed during a special City Council meeting on Tuesday.
Turlock Mayor Gary Soiseth attended the last State Water Resources Control Board public hearing in Sacramento Tuesday in an attempt to convince Board members to rethink a controversial proposal that aims to cut water use for fish, wildlife and salinity control.
California residents will pay less in sales tax come Sunday, as the statewide sales and use tax rate will decrease one quarter of one percent, going from a 7.50 percent rate to a 7.25 percent rate.
Come Sunday drivers in California will have to resist the temptation to pick up their cell phone for any reason, as a new state law goes into effect barring motorists from holding their phones in their hands for any reason.
Senators Tom Berryhill (R-Twain Harte) and Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) announced last week their nominations to serve on Senate Committees for the 2017-2018 Legislative Session, two of which they will serve on together.
The New Year brings with it party hats, confetti and plenty of resolutions, and this year, Californians can also prepare for a number of new laws which will go into effect come January.
As leaves begin to fall from the trees and cover the yard, the City of Turlock wants to remind residents, businesses, churches and landscape companies the importance of their proper disposal. Leaves and debris deposited into the gutter begin to collect in and around the storm drain, restricting the flow of water and causing street flooding and storm water pollution when it rains.
As times change, more and more people are turning to the internet to receive information regardless of the topic, whether it's to watch funny videos or receive political updates. Congressman Jeff Denham recently took advantage of this by hosting a Facebook Live discussion alongside Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx last week, giving viewers a unique way to discuss transportation issues affecting the 10th congressional district.
During a Modesto public hearing on Tuesday that at its peak was standing-room only, hundreds of locally elected officials, water and agricultural leaders, agency representatives and community members got what was likely their first opportunity to address the State Water Resources Control Board regarding a controversial proposal to cut water use for the benefit of fish and wildlife.
One of the first things the newly seated Turlock City Council did on Tuesday was accept a grant agreement with the Federation Aviation Administration and a revised loan agreement to the Turlock Regional Aviation Association so that a much-needed runway widening project could continue at the Turlock Municipal Airport.
How the passage of the Adult Use of Marijuana Act affects the City of Turlock's current bans on the cultivation and sale of marijuana will be the focus of a special workshop in January.
It is hard to go anywhere in Stanislaus County or Merced County without seeing one of Worth Your Fight's yard signs posted in front of a business, staked in the yard of a residence or tethered to a fence - and with less than a week until the State Water Resources Control Board's highly anticipated public hearing in Modesto, that is exactly what the joint Turlock Irrigation District and Modesto Irrigation District campaign wants.
While the swearing into office of Turlock City Council members is always a time of significance, this year's seating of new council members was especially historic as for the first time ever residents in specific areas of town were able to vote for district representatives.
The first two Turlock City Council members elected to represent specific districts will be sworn into office on Tuesday, along with incumbent City Treasurer Diana Lewis and new City Clerk Jennifer Land.
When considering outdoor water use, there are many ways to conserve in areas other than just landscape irrigation. Listed below, are suggestions for reducing water ...
Congressman Jeff Denham has lauded the U.S. House of Representatives' passage of a bill which will repeal regulatory mandates on Metropolitan Planning Organizations and ...
A bill that would restructure California water management is one step closer to becoming law, as AB 313 was unanimously approved by the Assembly Committee ...
Many household hazardous products, such as oven cleaners, paint removers, pesticides, solvents and drain cleaners contain chemicals that are potentially harmful to both people and ...
Since 2000, water cuts instituted by environmental regulation have impacted communities statewide. A report released recently by the Southern California Water Committee and the Committee ...
After Monday night's town hall, Congressman Jeff Denham met a much more subdued crowd Wednesday morning as he, Assemblyman Heath Flora and County Supervisor ...
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