What was meant to be a celebration of President Barack Obama's new expansion of programs for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals transformed into a call to action after a federal court ruled late Monday night to block the president's executive action that would extend present DACA laws.
'Carpe diem' was the spirit of Mayor Gary Soiseth's first State of the City address, which set forth several new developments in the next year all aimed at engaging the public, especially the youth.
California State University, Stanislaus and the City of Turlock are joining forces to improve Crowell Road, which borders the college, in order to create a safer environment for pedestrians and drivers alike.
A 24 year partnership between the City of Turlock and the Chamber of Commerce to operate the Convention and Visitors Bureau, which is tasked with bringing tourists to town, has come to an end after the Chamber submitted a letter of termination on Tuesday.
In the words of Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors Chairman Terry Withrow, "The state of our county is strong," but that did not keep the chairman from emphasizing two long term goals in his State of the County address last week: water and a stronger family network.
Those long waiting times at the Stockton Veteran Affairs Clinic might soon be a thing of the past.
While the community surrounding Crowell Elementary School has been developed for years, nine new homes could be built on Hawkeye Avenue pending the Turlock City Council's approval on Tuesday.
The City of Turlock Development Services is looking into purchasing electronic plan checking software that would allow applicants to upload building plans automatically which would not only streamline the process, but also eliminate the impact that the expensive plans have on the environment.
The City of Turlock presently takes its solid waste to Merced County but is hoping to achieve an agreement with the Stanislaus County to begin a new pact that would keep the service in Turlock's home county.
City of Turlock staff and representatives from both Turlock Irrigation District and the Del Puerto Water District convened Tuesday evening for a public workshop on the most precious and sought after commodity in the region: water.
Central Valley legislators are banning together in Sacramento by creating the bipartisan San Joaquin Valley Caucus, which aims to address the unique needs of Valley constituents.
City of Turlock Mayor Gary Soiseth has changed the standard of mayoral duties by instating biweekly public workshops for the City Council and staff as part of his 100 day commitment, but he isn't stopping there. In the coming weeks, he will give three State of the City addresses for the City staff, local Rotarians and the public.
As the strenuous years of the economic recession trail further away in the rearview mirror, the outlook is bright for the City of Turlock which is generally performing within its fiscal boundaries according to the mid-year budget review.
The second phase of the Turlock Regional Transit Center is beginning to take shape as plans for a 6,000 square foot building have been submitted to the City of Turlock.
The Turlock City Council unanimously voted to ban tobacco and electronic smoking devices in parks Tuesday night, but enforcing the new resolution could prove difficult.
The selection process for the 2015-2016 Stanislaus County Civil Grand Jury has started. Citizens interested in serving on the Civil Grand Jury are encouraged to contact the Grand Jury Office at 558-7766 or go on line at: http://stanct.org/sites/default/files/Affidavit%202015_2016.pdf to download an application form.
It's a common complaint in Turlock: Why is their road being fixed and not mine?
Events could be returning to the downtown Turlock area with a bridal showcase this spring and a monthly food fair this summer pending the Turlock City Council's approval of road closures for the events at Tuesday's City Council meeting.
Caltrans and its partners are beginning the first phase of a $133 million project to create a unique protective structure to protect the roadway from rockslides and restore State Route 140 between Mariposa and El Portal, and provide a safe, direct route to enter Yosemite National Park.
As part of an ongoing effort to successfully implement Assembly Bill 60, the California Department of Motor Vehicles announced it is seeking public comment on several potential changes to future application processes.
While local legislators may hold different views on issues affecting the region they have one thing in common: Turlock.
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