The California minimum wage is set to increase to $10 per hour by 2016 after Governor Jerry Brown (D) signed the bill into law on Wednesday.
California will soon permit undocumented immigrants to obtain a valid California driver's license, as the highly contested Assembly Bill 60 (AB-60) passed both the California Senate and Assembly and is currently awaiting the Governor's signature.
The nuisance of driving down the pothole infected Monte Vista Avenue will soon be a thing of the past as the City makes plans to begin construction by mid-October.
After 60 years of serving the Turlock community, the Employment Development Department will soon close the doors at its Broadway location and move to Modesto.
After passing the Assembly floor early last week, a bill created by Assemblywoman Kristin Olsen (R-Modesto) is currently awaiting the Governor's signature. The bill would see veterans and active-duty military members receive free admission to state parks on both Memorial and Veteran's Day.
Although sidewalks are considered public domain, Turlock property owners are held financially responsible for maintaining and repairing the sidewalk adjacent to their property.
Construction can soon be expected near Del's Lane and Golden State Boulevard within the coming months, as the City Council approved an agreement on Tuesday evening to move forward with intersection improvements in the area.
U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) wants to see more jobs in his hometown. Last week, Denham announced his 2013 Central Valley Job Fair in his efforts to spur employment in Stanislaus County.
Groundwater in downtown Turlock is contaminated, and the city is working to clean it up.
Turlock residents can expect some serious changes in the zoning ordinance in the near future.
Every day 20 to 30 individuals find temporary respite from the streets at the Turlock Gospel Mission Homeless Assistance Ministry. Turlock's first homeless day center opened in February 2012 in the city's former youth center on East Avenue.
At Tuesday night's City Council meeting, Turlock Mayor John Lazar made one thing very clear.
Stanislaus County officials released an updated budget for 2013-2014 on Friday, which includes a 3.2 percent increase from the budget adopted in June.
Residents of Turlock may be paying more for their water.
Every day, 87 employees and 15 to 20 visitors at Associated Feed and Supply, a feed producer located on West Main in rural Turlock, have to resort to drinking bottled water instead of accessing their own wells for tap water.
Locals protesting the establishment of a new Taco Bell in Turlock will meet before the City Council on Tuesday as the members will determine if the process to establish the fast food chain near Pitman High School will continue.
At the behest of Stanislaus Council of Governments Board Chairman Vito Chiesa the regional transportation agency opted to support Turlock's initiative to approve a half-cent city wide road tax on the November ballot despite previous tension leading Turlock to consider abandoning support of the county's own future road tax initiative.
Students used to walking to the park after school and purchasing an ice cream from vendors on bikes - affectionately referred to as the "palatero men" in Latin culture - may have to either walk further or find a new place to buy their sweet treat as the City of Turlock is taking steps to enforce its municipal code as it relates to vendors.
Assembly Republican Leader-Elect Kristin Olsen announced that Assembly Bill 948 passed out of the Senate Appropriations Committee earlier this week. If passed, this bill will reform the 2001 Senate Bill 740, or Charter School Facility Grant Program, in order to make more schools eligible for financial support for facilities.
The first shovels of dirt were turned over Friday for the new Stanislaus County Public Safety Center.
Water has long been an agricultural and political issue in California but this week state Republicans and Democrats came together to craft a bipartisan water bond that will allocate $7.545 billion to protecting and conserving state water resources.
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