The City of Turlock will now regain access to nearly $300,000 in homeless assistance funds, previously stuck in the coffers of the troubled Stanislaus Community Assistance Project.
The ongoing effort to revamp Turlock's sign ordinance has Planning Commissioners questioning the role of sometimes-distracting and unattractive sign twirlers and feather signs, while business owners say the marketing tools are necessary to make ends meet in the down economy.
The Turlock City Council will weigh taking control of nearly $300,000 in homeless assistance funds from the troubled Stanislaus Community Assistance Project.
The document which will govern Turlock's growth through 2030 has reached a major milestone and will undergo another round of public review and comment.
The Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors approved a $954 million preliminary budget Tuesday which forecasts another year of challenges, but suggests the recession is nearing an end.
A stroll before dinner can be relaxing, but Turlock's homeless have been forced to make a daily one-mile hike in search of a bite to eat.
On Tuesday, the Turlock City Council will consider adopting a final budget for the 2012-2013 year.
Members of the Turlock City Council squared off Tuesday evening, disagreeing on whether a $100,000 security deposit should be returned in whole or part to the Carnegie Arts Center Foundation.
The surging costs of healthcare benefits could drive the City of Turlock to cut police and firefighters in an effort to keep budgets in check.
It's back to the 2012-2013 budget for the Turlock City Council on Tuesday, as the council will hold a special 5:45 p.m. meeting to delve into the General Fund.
This year's Stanislaus County budget is largely on-track, but unfunded state and federal mandates represent major challenges going forward.
Turlock's streets are in poor condition, but a new, dedicated tax to improve those roads likely won't come until 2014 at the earliest, city council members said Tuesday night.
After several successful years for Turlock Housing Program Services, the department now finds itself facing rapidly declining funding. State support is dropping, federal stimulus funds are drying up, and the elimination of redevelopment agencies has cut millions more in dedicated low-income housing funding.
Regional governments could soon manage Amtrak's San Joaquin Corridor, if a new bill passes the state legislature.
California farmers, as well as farmers nationwide, are letting out a collective sigh of relief as the U.S. Department of Labor announced Thursday that it will no longer pursue a controversial set of legislations related to child labor on America's farms.
Water resources and the best way to manage them brought out the most impassioned responses from local State Assembly and Senate candidates at a debate held at California State University, Stanislaus on Wednesday.
Former Turlock City Councilman Kurt Vander Weide and current councilwoman Amy Bublak will have to pay the fines imposed on them by a state political watchdog agency for violations that in Vander Weide's case included the infamous 2008 robocalls.
A Stanislaus Superior Court judge heard arguments Friday in the matter of the challenge against the 2011 approval of the Ceres Walmart Supercenter project.
One year ago, the Turlock City Council voted to establish the Mayor's Economic Development Task Force. This team of over 20 business and community leaders was tasked with identifying strategies to make Turlock a stronger economic competitor.
The City of Turlock could be receiving funds to develop drought resistant measures in facilities around the town after the Council unanimously approved an action to submit an application for funds from the State Department of Water Resources.
Another Turlock resident has decided to put his name in the running for Turlock City Council, while another has opted to withdraw his candidacy for mayor.
Amidst concern from city employees and local citizens the Turlock City Council has tabled its discussion on the creation of a Council Compensation Task Force, which would review current payments of the Mayor, Treasurer and Council, due to poor timing with the city's labor negotiations.
Thousands of unaccompanied children - more than 52,000 since October - have been detained by American border patrol agents creating what President Barack Obama has called a humanitarian crisis.
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