On May 9, 2016 Governor Brown issued an Executive Order calling for the State Water Board to adjust emergency water conservation regulations in response to changing water supply conditions across the state. The revised regulations allowed individual suppliers to self-certify that there would be no supply shortfall, even after three additional drought years. The current regulation is scheduled to expire Feb. 28 by operation of law if not readopted. However, the State Water Board voted to extend the regulation for an additional three months in order to get a full picture of the hydrological water conditions for 2016-2017.
Assemblyman Adam C. Gray (21st District) announced two separate bills this week, one of which aims to assist retiring military service members, and another that will make it more difficult for minors to purchase and consume marijuana.
Just like the cow in the beloved nursery rhyme, local dairy producers are over the moon following the U.S. Department of Agriculture's recommended decision last week to establish a California Federal Milk Marketing Order- a move that could potentially lead to more equitable milk pricing to prices paid to California milk processors.
A report released by Congressman Jeff Denham Tuesday addressed the agro-economy of California's 10th congressional district and recommendations following a roundtable discussion he hosted at Modesto Junior College in October.
Over the past several months the City of Turlock has implemented a number of changes to the City's bus system, from installing new electronic fare boxes to extending service hours and a complete overhaul of the bus routes. While the City reports the newly named Turlock Transit system has made riding the bus easier for the many residents who rely on public transportation, there are a number of issues that still need to be addressed.
The Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors declared the county to be in a state of emergency Tuesday, in response to continued rain in the area and the rise of river levels causing flooding and the closing of roadways.
February 14, 2017|
Assemblyman Heath Flora returned to a familiar setting Friday morning to discuss his first bill as California's 12th District representative, sitting down with the Modesto Fire Department to tell them about legislation that would fund a pre-apprenticeship program for underserved youth who hope to one day become firefighters.
Two Stanislaus State students have been named the recipients of the second annual Mayor's Public Policy Award for their research project titled, "Bridge the College Campus and Downtown Turlock Gap," which aims to promote local businesses and encourage college students to venture out into the City by improving communication between downtown and the local university.
Describing California's water management structure as "broken," Assemblyman Adam Gray (D-Merced) introduced new legislation Monday to overhaul and restructure the current administration and enforcement of water rights and the State Water Project.
In 2014, the Turlock City Council publicly committed to conducting a compensation study for all employees and bargaining groups who wanted to participate. Over two years later, the study is finally ready to be presented to the City Council.
After a nearly 30-year long career with Stanislaus County, three of which in the role of chief executive officer, Stan Risen informed the Board of Supervisors that he plans to retire from his position effective as of August.
Vito Chiesa wants the residents of Stanislaus County to know that through transformation, the impossible can become possible. The Board of Supervisors Chairman spoke of growing together as a community in his State of the County speech Tuesday morning, comparing the county's resurgence in the face of past adversity to life bouncing back in the spring – fitting, as rain outside the building where he spoke breathed life back into the drought-plagued community.