After months of behind-the-scenes work, both Merced and Stanislaus counties have embarked on the formal process to redraw supervisorial districts in the wake of the 2010 census.
The City of Turlock came one step closer to creating a state-mandated area of town where homeless shelters are allowed at a public meeting Thursday night, held at Turlock's First Baptist Church.
As those around the world prepare to honor the 96th anniversary of the Armenian genocide on Sunday, local politicians are remembering the 21st century's first genocide – even as the United States has yet to officially recognize the Ottoman Turkish government's actions as genocide.
On Tuesday, the Turlock City Council is expected to:
The Turlock City Council on Tuesday approved a preliminary, status quo General Fund Budget of between $30.2 and $31.5 million – up from a $29.1 million budget a year ago – but cuts are expected before final budget adoption.
A large, new Mexican grocery store planned for the intersection of W. Main Street and S. Soderquist Road will be delayed at least a month, as Turlock Planning Commissioners on Thursday held off on approving the development due to neighbors' concerns.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is preparing for the closure of Stanislaus River Parks near Oakdale as well as all other Corps-operated campgrounds and day-use parks in California, if the potential shutdown of the federal government goes into effect today.
The Turlock City Council will consider a preliminary 2011-2012 General Fund budget on Tuesday, but that budget could change drastically before final adoption as the council expects to cut at least $1.3 million from the city's $30.2 to $31.5 million budget.
The California Housing Finance Agency (CalHFA) expanded eligibility criteria for several of the Keep Your Home California programs, making them available to a larger number of families at risk of losing their home.
A revision to the county's medically indigent adult healthcare program, forced by a lawsuit, will make free or low-cost healthcare available to more county adults, affect payment schedules for many existing participants, and raise county costs.
A new citizens' advisory task force will help with a mandated redistricting of the Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors' districts, following board action Tuesday morning.
Local political leaders are hailing the California High-Speed Rail Authority's unanimous decision on Wednesday to pursue a further $2.43 billion in federal funding recently made available – and urging the federal government to allocate those funds to California.
After an eight year gap, bingo could return to Turlock – should the City of Turlock and the Assyrian American Civic Club reach common ground on rules and regulations for the game.The Turlock City Council discussed changes the current bingo ordinance on March 23, but didn't come to any solutions which would be mutually agreeable.The Assyrian American Civic Club hosted bingo games as a fundraiser from the 1980s through 2003, when a new bingo ordinance was drafted. Since then, the club has received constant calls for a return of the game, but it is not profitable under Turlock ...
Residential growth to the northwest of Highway 99 is still on the table for the City of Turlock, following a split Turlock City Council decision Tuesday night.
Eating locally isn't just a trendy, healthy way too cook – it's also California's newest strategy to bolster the State budget.
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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