Expansion of rail services from the Bay Area into the Central Valley received overwhelming support from local legislators, transportation agencies and the public during a special Modesto meeting on Friday of the Assembly Select Committee on Rail.
Ten local events got a second chance to vie for a total of $45,250 in the 2015-16 Community Events and Activity Grant funding cycle, following the Turlock City Council's decision in June to go back and refine the grant's eligibility criteria and application process.
The effort to attain funding to fix the county's failing roads will continue as the Stanislaus Council of Governments will once again be polling county residents to assess voter support for a half-cent sales tax to fund road repairs and other transportation needs.
Those wishing to see His Holiness Pope Francis of the Holy See during his trip to Washington, D.C. in September can enter a lottery to obtain tickets from Congressman Jeff Denham.
Parks, Recreation and Public Facilities Director Alison Van Guilder told the Turlock City Council last week that she could not foresee a time when the City of Turlock would want to "get rid" of the War Memorial Cannon.
The City of Turlock will soon be involved in one of the largest regional recycled water projects in the nation, after the City Council voted on Tuesday to approve the final details in making the project a reality.
Congressman Jeff Denham and Assembly Republican Leader Kristin Olsen had breakfast in Turlock on Thursday, and spent the morning discussing California's water crisis, the Valley's transportation needs and immigration reform, among other topics, at the Turlock Chamber of Commerce's annual Eggs and Issues event.
Although he won't be among those in the local skateboard community who will get an opportunity to try out a few tricks at Turlock's new skate park when it opens, Brandon Koch will be definitely be there in spirit.
Mayor Gary Soiseth is prepared to literally invest in California State University, Stanislaus students following Turlock City Council's approval of the Special Research Competition for Public Policy Awards, or Mayor's Award, which will fund student research using his mayoral stipend.
The candidate filing deadline for three local school district seats and three special district seats has been extended because incumbents did not file in those respective races.
The Turlock City Council and Turlock Planning Commission will hold a special joint meeting on Tuesday to discuss major development projects, planning studies and other issues that impact the city.
Turlock could soon host a number of new pedestrian walkways and bicycling lanes, as the Turlock Planning Commission approved the Active Transportation Plan on Thursday, a document that has been 18 months in the making and includes projects, standards, policies and programs designed to encourage and support biking and walking in the community.
The region's ever-dwindling supply of water is a concern for all local residents. In an effort to inform and promote discussion about the drought, groundwater issues and water conservation efforts, the Stanislaus County Water Advisory Committee is holding a public meeting in Denair on Wednesday.
The amount that California dairy producers are paid could be brought up to par with prices paid to those in the Federal Milk Marketing Order following the United States Department of Agriculture's decision to hold a public hearing on a proposed California FMMO.
One of downtown Turlock's hottest nightclubs may soon be sharing a building with a Christian church.
The City of Hughson has cancelled their General Municipal Election set for November because of a lack of residents interested in running for office.
A bill that could give farm workers across California the same overtime pay as the rest of the workers in the state passed the Assembly ...
A new recreation center could be in the future for the westside of Turlock as the Turlock City Council voted to move forward with an ...
For the past half century, Turlock has been home to an Army National Guard Armory but soon the National Guard will be pulling out of ...
Turlock's recycled wastewater will soon be put to good use irrigating fields in the Del Puerto Water District as officials broke ground on Friday ...
Abe Rojas has been representing Turlock, Denair and Hughson students on the Yosemite Community College Board of Trustees for 20 years and he's hoping ...
The westside of Turlock may soon have its own trampoline park, if the Turlock Planning Commission approves a Conditional Use Permit for the proposed project.
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