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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


Homeless day center planned for youth center

A day-time resource and assistance center for Turlock's homeless may soon open its doors at the city-owned Turlock Youth Center, located at 1030 East Ave.

November 04, 2011 | Alex Cantatore | Government


County to hire 41 workers to fill social services needs

If there's any hire Stanislaus County would rather not make, it's this one.

November 01, 2011 | Alex Cantatore | Government


Nino named new Stanislaus County CEO

A national search to locate Stanislaus County's new chief executive officer found the best candidate was close to home.

November 01, 2011 | Alex Cantatore | Government


City prioritizes goals in newly passed Strategic Plan

With a few final tweaks, the Turlock City Council on Tuesday accepted the 2011-2013 City of Turlock Strategic Plan - a document intended to guide all Turlock policy through 2013.

October 28, 2011 | Alex Cantatore | Government


Cost of stamps set to increase

The price to send a letter will rise by one cent, effective Jan. 22, 2012.

October 25, 2011 | Alex Cantatore | Government


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City water lines to be flushed Wednesday

Those driving around Turlock on Wednesday may see water running down the street, but there's no need to call the City and report a ...

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