In his 2013 State of the County address, delivered Tuesday morning in Modesto, Board of Supervisors chair Vito Chiesa touched on issues of unemployment, gangs and education within the county's communities.
The City of Turlock has released an official proclamation declaring Saturday and Sunday "Go Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers Weekend" in honor of their Super Bowl run.
Assemblywoman Kristin Olsen (R-Modesto) and California State Senator Lois Wolk (D-Davis) introduced identical legislation in the Senate and Assembly intending to provide public access to legislation and increase community response. The proposed bill requires all legislation to be accessible online or in print for 72 hours before it is passed to the Senate or Assembly.
Building fees in Turlock will be going up for most new residential and commercial construction projects in an effort to lessen the funds the city's building department draws from the general fund.
Congressman Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) will be available for constitutes of the 10th Congressional District at his new district office from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday at 4701 Sisk Rd., Modesto.
Turlock's Public Safety Facility is still on schedule for a June opening, but the cost has surged pass the original $28.3 million budget allotted to the project.
The Stanislaus County Department of Child Support Services was among those recognized at the Statewide Directors Meeting held Jan. 16.
The California high speed rail plan may see detours in the future, as Republican Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) was named chairman of the Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Subcommittee for the 113th Congress.
The Rural County Representatives of California has selected Assemblywoman Kristin Olsen (R-Modesto) as one of two recipients for the annual "Patti Mattingly Award" for 2012. The Patti Mattingly Award is given to a policymaker who has demonstrated leadership on rural issues and an understanding of the unique challenges that rural communities face.
Tuition rates for incoming freshmen and transfer students may be more affordable, if a CSU Tuition Guarantee Bill introduced by Assemblywoman Kristin Olsen gets passed.
As the state received news of a $673 million grant to help implement the new health care law, Stanislaus County was handed a bill of no sale.
New legislation is prompting the Stanislaus Council of Governments to take a greener view in its Regional Transportation Plan.
Motion: Request to appropriate $15,000 from the City of Turlock general fund reserve balance and transfer it to the Turlock Business Partnership Incentives Program.
The Turlock City Parks, Recreation and Community Programs Commission made a commitment to support a smoke-free policy at all public parks.
The Turlock Business Partnership Incentives Program has been so successful in aiding small businesses it now needs more money to keep it going.
In a sign of recovering economic times, the City of Turlock will be hiring an Administrative Services Director, a position that has not been filled since 2009.
There are approximately 100 boards and commissions to which the Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors appoints community members and with several current vacancies for various unspecified boards as well as those unique to District 2 residents, locals interested in serving their community now have ample opportunity to do so.
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