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Supervisors make changes to ag land rules

Requirements for non-agriculture uses in county ag-zoned land will in most cases be reduced or eliminated, following Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors action Tuesday evening.

December 20, 2011 | Alex Cantatore | Government


City swears in new clerk

The Turlock City Council recognized the retirement of City Clerk Rhonda Greenlee on Tuesday night. Greenlee has been working for the City of Turlock since 1991, and her retirement will be effective on Dec. 29. A reception was held at City Hall in Greenlee's honor.

December 13, 2011 | Andrea Goodwin | Government


Turlock City Council preview

On Tuesday, the Turlock City Council is expected to:

December 09, 2011 | Alex Cantatore | Government


Valley leaders meet in Turlock

Turlock's long been known as the heart of the Central Valley.

December 09, 2011 | Alex Cantatore | Government


County releases updated transportation guide

For the first time in six years, Stanislaus County has updated its Transportation Guide.

November 29, 2011 | Alex Cantatore | Government


Denham bill looks to hire vets

A new law, championed by U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Atwater) through the House of Representatives, will aim to put thousands of unemployed veterans back to work.

November 25, 2011 | Alex Cantatore | Government


California Dairy Campaign, Farmers Union attempt to ring the bell on the Dairy Security Act

The Turlock-based California Farmers Union and the California Dairy Campaign have come out against the Dairy Security Act of 2011 (H.R. 3062). CDC President Joe Augusto and CFU President Joaquin Contente have been urging lawmakers to oppose the Dairy Security Act. The Dairy Security Act was brought forward by Collin Peterson (D-MN), and Mike Simpson, (R-Idaho) under the belief that the DSA would reduce dairy subsidies by $131 over 10 years.

November 18, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Government


City ends year under budget; employees reap benefits

Last year didn't just go well for the City of Turlock – it blew away even the most optimistic projections.

November 18, 2011 | Alex Cantatore | Government


Library still vital part of community, report finds

In a time of Kindles, the Internet, and high-speed, always-on communications, is the quiet, quaint, nearly century-old Stanislaus County Library system still relevant?

November 15, 2011 | Alex Cantatore | Government


Denair fire could lose big in Turlock’s General Plan

For nearly 70 years, the Denair Fire Department has protected the swath of rural, agricultural land which lies between Turlock and Denair.

November 15, 2011 | Alex Cantatore | Government


City Council approves ag preservation map

In hopes of preserving agricultural land – and Turlock's ability to grow – the Turlock City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a map which would limit Turlock's size and shape through the year 2050.

November 11, 2011 | Alex Cantatore | Government


Council approves homeless day center

Out with the youth, in with the homeless.

November 08, 2011 | Alex Cantatore | Government


Council, Planning Commission split on city’s growth plan

The Turlock City Council unanimously agreed to move forward with the city's ongoing general plan update – a document which will guide the city's growth for 20 years – even as citizens and planning commissioners continued to voice lingering concerns about where Turlock will grow.

November 08, 2011 | Alex Cantatore | Government


County employees agree to pay cut

Seven of 12 Stanislaus County labor unions will take 6 percent pay reduction, after labor groups voluntarily returned to the negotiating table to help the county make ends meet in tough economic times.

November 08, 2011 | Alex Cantatore | Government


Mayors say ag plan still in works

A plan to preserve agricultural land in the county, driven by the Stanislaus County Mayors' Group, isn't intended to be a unilateral matter – and isn't anywhere near finished, say the county's mayors.

November 04, 2011 | Alex Cantatore | Government


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Grant will help workers displaced by drought

The Department of Labor is allocating millions of dollars to California to put workers forced into unemployment because of the ongoing drought back to work, albeit in temporary positions.

July 24, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Government


Tuolumne River water sales agreement approved for regional project

A regional solution to the need for drinking water is one step closer to reality as the Stanislaus Regional Water Authority voted Thursday morning to accept a water sales agreement with the Turlock Irrigation District.

July 23, 2015 | Kristina Hacker | Government


Hughson raises water rates

Residents of Hughson will soon be paying $22.81 more a month for water, after the Hughson City Council voted to move forward with a rate increase beginning Aug. 1.

July 23, 2015 | | Government


Election season begins for local races

There are quite a number of seats up for election in local school districts, community service districts and municipal advisory councils this November - along with two Turlock Irrigation District Board of Director positions.

July 21, 2015 | Kristina Hacker | Government


Planning approves 4-story apartment complex near university

The Turlock Planning Commission unanimously approved amending the City's General Plan Thursday night to permit the construction of three four-story buildings roughly 50 feet in height to house student apartments, which will be the highest buildings in Turlock.

July 17, 2015 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Government


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