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Bill looks to make illicit student-teacher relationships felony offenses

A local assemblywoman has introduced new legislation to make inappropriate student-teacher relationships a felony – with the help of a Modesto mother whose high school-age daughter is now living with her 41-year-old former teacher.

March 27, 2012 | | Government


City joins solar initiative

A new regional solar initiative, joined by the City of Turlock Tuesday evening, may ease regulatory barriers to the installation of rooftop solar systems – and, possibly, create local jobs.

March 27, 2012 | | Government


City Council set to approve $14 million pipeline project

The City of Turlock's long-awaited Harding Drain Bypass, a $14 million pipeline project which will allow Turlock to discharge treated wastewater directly to the San Joaquin River, is set to move forward on Tuesday's City Council agenda.

March 23, 2012 | | Government


Officials tackle local concerns at town hall meeting

Local residents had the rare opportunity to speak directly to their elected representatives on Wednesday, at Turlock's second annual Government Night.

March 16, 2012 | | Government


Veterans Memorial District off June ballot

A controversial measure to establish a Veterans Memorial District in Stanislaus County – potentially at great cost to the county – was pulled from the June 5 ballot at a special Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday morning after organizers' requests.

March 13, 2012 | | Government


Business advisory collaborative now permanent committee

Just a few short years ago Turlock had a reputation as being business-unfriendly, with onerous regulations and poor customer service driving developers away.

March 13, 2012 | | Government


Turlock to host second town hall meeting

For the second consecutive year, Turlock will play host to a town hall meeting where residents can speak directly to their elected representatives.

March 09, 2012 | | Government


Council to consider making Development Collaborative Committee permanent fixture

Since its 2007 founding, Turlock's Development Collaborative Advisory Committee has lived life two years at a time, with temporary extension after temporary extension keeping the DCAC active.

March 09, 2012 | | Government


Supervisors to revisit costly Veterans Memorial District ballot measure

A controversial measure to establish a Veterans Memorial District in Stanislaus County that the county supervisors voted 3-2 this week to place on the June 5 ballot will be revisited in a special meeting on Tuesday.

March 09, 2012 | | Government


State grant eases jail expansion costs

A grant of $80 million is headed to Stanislaus County to assist in the efforts of expanding the county's correctional facility.

March 09, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Government


Revenues, costs up for county

Tax revenues are up for Stanislaus County, but are not keeping pace with increasing costs, say county staff.

March 06, 2012 | | Government


Council approves increase in city towing fees

Make sure to feed those meters - getting towed will become more expensive in Turlock, following Turlock City Council action Tuesday evening.

March 02, 2012 | | Government


Federal government looks to restrict child farm labor

The federal government is debating an issue that hits close to home for many Central Valley farm families including Turlock-area almond growers Scott Hunter and Ron Macedo.

February 29, 2012 | Jonathan McCorkell | Government


Jackson takes helm as police chief

New Turlock Police Chief Rob Jackson was sworn in on Tuesday to an uproarious round of applause in the packed Turlock City Council chambers.

February 14, 2012 | | Government


City Council begins redevelopment agency shut down

On Feb. 1, the redevelopment era came to an end.

February 10, 2012 | | Government


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Articles by Section - Government


The benefits of sustainable landscaping

Sustainable landscaping is the use of design and maintenance practices that work harmoniously with the local climate and soils. Sustainable landscapes are adapted to the ...

June 24, 2016 | | Government


East Turlock Subbasin forming sustainability agency

With tighter water conservation laws affecting California, the East Turlock Subbasin has begun the process of forming its very own Groundwater Sustainability Agency.

June 24, 2016 | Ryan McLaughlin | Government


City Council elections heat up

Although November is still five months away, Turlock's first-ever by district election is already drawing a number of candidates. Gil Esquer announced his intention ...

June 24, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Government


Council to consider four different campaign finance regulations

The Turlock City Council will consider a number of campaign finance ordinances on Tuesday - including one proposed by Mayor Gary Soiseth and Councilman Bill DeHart.

June 24, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Government


Ag department seeks Israeli input on water conservation

Hearing about the drought and its profound effects on agriculture here in California is nothing new to residents of the Golden State.

June 21, 2016 | Ryan McLaughlin | Government


Turlockers talk ethics at campaign finance workshop

The Turlock City Council finished its series of special community workshops on campaign finance last week and is expected to address the issue at their ...

June 21, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Government


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