Kids can make a huge impact with water conservation at home and by helping to encourage change in the way their families, friends and classmates use water. The best way to get children involved is leading by example and practicing water efficient habits at home and around the yard. Consider making a household challenge for who can conserve and/or reuse the most amount of water. Below is a list of easy and fun ideas for kids to practice in order to help reduce the amount of water they use:
In his State of the City address, delivered Friday morning at the City Corporation Yard, Turlock Mayor Gary Soiseth listed many of the City's accomplishments over the past year and shared his vision for an even better 2016. For many Turlock residents, however, the news that the City doubled its pothole repair budget was probably the most impactful.
California is hoping a $70.4 million grant will help prevent wildfires with the likes of the Rim Fire-which scorched approximately 400 square miles of land in Tuolumne County nearly three years ago-from dealing another devastating blow to the region and ultimately the state.
As a political science major at Stanislaus State, Josephine Hazelton has an eye for improving the community around her. Now as the first recipient of the Mayor's Public Policy Award in the amount of $3,000, she can do just that-starting with improving access to municipal bus services in the community.
The recent drop in gasoline prices may be good for families looking to save money at the pump, but it's taking funding away that the City of Turlock could use to fix the city's failing roads.
Residents have long known that the road conditions in Turlock are poor. On Tuesday, the Turlock City Council will hear a report on how the city's road conditions have actually worsen over the past two years.
Residents receiving a second violation for water wasting, which includes a $50 penalty fine, can elect to take an online water conservation course in order to waive the penalty. Only one such penalty waiver shall be allowed within any 24 month period.
The Turlock City Council and Planning Commission will hold a special joint meeting on Tuesday to discuss a number of topics including enforcement of the Sign Ordinance, education on the Active Transportation Plan and homelessness.
Since throwing his hat into the race for State Assembly District 12, Ken Vogel has received the endorsement of a number of Valley leaders and agencies and most recently the Turlock City Council.
Before residents of Turlock can enjoy the bounty of local spring harvests at a downtown farmers' market, the City of Turlock will have to complete its overhaul of the way a market operator is selected.
Central Valley legislators banned together last year to create the bipartisan San Joaquin Valley Caucus, with the goal of addressing the unique needs of Valley constituents. One of the caucus'; priorities- Americans with Disabilities Act reform - is closer to reality as SB 269, a bill that will help small businesses improve their disability access and prevent lawsuits, passed the Assembly Judiciary Committee on Tuesday.
It is a lot more difficult to stay motivated with water conservation efforts when it is raining outside. But even if your sprinklers are turned off and you aren't refilling your pool for the hot season, it is still important to maintain conservation habits by focusing efforts on other methods of saving water.
The Turlock Planning Commission will welcome one new member and the Parks, Arts and Recreation Commission two new members after the Turlock City Council appointed new commissioners at their first meeting of 2016.
The last weeks have seen a welcome amount of rain and snowfall in California. However, that doesn't mean that we are out of the woods, so to speak, with regard to the drought. The Department of Water Resources conducted the winter's first media-oriented manual snow survey on Dec. 30, and despite the higher-than-average water content for the statewide snowpack, officials said snowfall during the remainder of the winter will largely determine whether California's drought will be entrenched for a fifth year.
A runway widening project at the Turlock Municipal Airport will be under consideration by the Turlock City Council on Tuesday, the first council meeting of 2016.
Recently adopted State law requires businesses in Turlock that meet certain thresholds to separate organic material from garbage beginning July 1. Businesses, including commercial or ...
The Bus Line Service of Turlock is Judith Stanford's primary source of transportation. She rides the bus from her southeast Turlock home to her ...
Despite concerns regarding the standard they will potentially set, the Turlock Planning Commission unanimously voted on Thursday to grant Dust Bowl Brewing Company a conditional ...
The City of Turlock will soon have a new chief administrator, as the City Council is expected to select a candidate by mid-February.
Turlock's bus system is in need of improvements. An October 2015 survey found that Bus Line Service of Turlock (BLAST) riders want later service ...
The size of the emerging teacher deficiency in California is too big to ignore for least three senators, who after Senate Education Committee hearing on ...
The Turlock Police Department honored their own Thursday at their annual awards ceremony by recognizing those officers and personnel who exemplified the mission of the ...
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