The Turlock Planning Commission recommended approving the split of a 141-unit affordable housing apartment development into two separate projects - a phase one, 80-unit parcel and a phase two, 61-unit parcel - at a special meeting held Thursday.
The Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors cut nine more positions from the county payroll on Tuesday, an all-too common occurrence for the money-starved county.
There could soon be far fewer places in nature in which to seek refuge should the California State Parks department follow through with a plan to close 70 of its 278 parks - including Turlock Lake, Railtown 1897 Historic Park in Jamestown, George Hatfield State Recreation Area between Newman and Hilmar, Henry W. Coe State Park in Stanislaus and Santa Clara counties and McConnell State Recreation Area in northern Merced County.
Though state tax revenues are now projected to come in $6.6 billion better than expected, Gov. Jerry Brown said the state still faces a "wall of debt" as legislators hammer out California's 2011-2012 fiscal year budget in Sacramento.
Stanislaus County's dire budget led Supervisors to increase fees charged at county parks and on county busses Tuesday.
Less than three months ago, redevelopment agencies statewide were facing a seemingly-imminent, state mandated disbanding as part of Gov. Jerry Brown's 2011-2012 budget proposal.
The City of Turlock, in conjunction with the American Public Works Association, will celebrate "National Public Works Week" from May 15-21. This week will serve to recognize those who work in professions that provide and maintain the vital infrastructure and services collectively known as public works. An equipment show and activity booth will be on display at the Downtown Farmer's Market on May 20. Tours will also be offered of the City of Turlock Corporation Yard and the Regional Water Quality Control Facility to interested teachers and administrators of Turlock schools.
The federal government will send another trainload of cash to California's High-Speed Rail project, officials announced Monday.
The Turlock Planning Commission on Thursday cleared the way for Mi Pueblo Food Center to open its newest store in Turlock, at the intersection of W. Main Street and S. Soderquist Road.
It's back to the budget for the Turlock City Council on Tuesday, who will continue this year's extended budget season by reviewing the Economic Development and Redevelopment and Housing Program Services Budgets.
The U.S. Department of State is alerting U.S. citizens traveling and residing abroad to the enhanced potential for anti-American violence given recent counter-terrorism activity in Pakistan.
Stanislaus County is close to budget projections for 2010-2011, but expects a steep decline in income for the 2011-2012 fiscal year, supervisors learned Tuesday.
In an ongoing effort to rid the Central Valley of its methamphetamine trafficking, State Senator Anthony Cannella has introduced a bill to toughen the penalties for production.
For the 20th year in a row, Turlock will spend a day celebrating the greener, leafier things in life.
County residents have two new fees to worry about – for trench cut permits and tardy notification of property transfers from parents and grandparents to children – after a Board of Supervisors vote on Tuesday. The board also increased all fees charged by the Department of Public Works.
The intersection of Golden State Boulevard and Berkeley Avenue, as well as the tangential Golf Road, is Stanislaus County property and on Tuesday the Board of Supervisors approved taking the first step towards overhauling the commonly congested intersection.
The Turlock City Council approved two motions Tuesday night that will simultaneously improve the curb appeal of one neighborhood and bolster the funds for a nonprofit agency helping the community's homeless.
Transit services for those in need in the community are becoming much more comprehensive due to the Turlock City Council's approval of an agreement with a new firm to sell advertising on local buses, the revenue of which allows the City to provide transit tickets to local nonprofits and the Turlock Unified School District.
When Mayor Matt Beekman took the microphone Monday evening to deliver his State of the City address at the Hughson City Council meeting, he had one piece of news of which not all mayors can boast: the City's General Fund reserves are at 83 percent.
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