A new law allows Caltrans vehicles to have the same priority as ambulances, police officers and firetrucks with a flash of a light.
BMX Bike Park has raised the money, now its time for building
The San Joaquin Valley Blueprint Process held a public forum last week to discuss the challenges of implementation of the preferred scenario (B+) and how it got selected for the Valley.
California has long led the nation when it comes to specialty crop agriculture. Now the state is first on the United States Department of Agriculture's list to receive Specialty Crop Block Grant funding.
Turlock Mayor John Lazar was one of four county mayors to attend the first annual State of the Region luncheon hosted by the Modesto Chamber of Commerce on Oct. 14.
Turlock City Council members voted to accept grant funding from the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services on Tuesday for the reinstatement of four sworn officers in the Turlock Police Department. The three year grant stipulates that the officers must be retained for a fourth year at the expense of the City of Turlock.
The U.S. Congress moved an emergency spending bill through on Tuesday to provide $350 million in aid for the nation's struggling dairy producers.
The Turlock City Council sidestepped the issue of predetermining what projects should receive Redevelopment funding over the next five years on Tuesday evening. Rather than picking and choosing from a list of wished-for projects and those currently funded in the RDA budget, the council agreed to include all proposed projects into their 2010-2014 RDA Implementation Plan, and sort out the funding later.
The Turlock City Council will convene a special meeting on Tuesday to discuss the next five years of programs and projects to be funded by the Turlock Redevelopment Agency.
In 2008 the State of California revealed a plan to balance its budget by taking funds from local Redevelopment Agencies - just as they proposed in 2009 - but the state won't see one cent of those proposed 2008 takings.
The former site of Turlock's Emergency Cold Weather Homeless Shelter, a city-owned warehouse at 400 B St., has finally found new tenants.
The motion to accept a lease agreement with the nonprofit Carnegie Arts Center Foundation to run the Carnegie Arts Center was neither approved or denied by the City Council Tuesday night.
The Turlock City Council opened their meeting Tuesday evening with an invocation - before the gavel struck to formally begin the proceedings.
The Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors isn't finished fighting new residential development on agricultural-zoned land.
The nation-wide controversy over health care reform came to the Valley Friday afternoon when U.S. Rep. George Radanovich held his own town hall meeting in Oakdale. While there were no violent confrontations that led to arrests - as has happened in St. Louis, Mo. - booing and heckling were common during the question and answer time.
Local smokers may soon find themselves at a loss for a place to light up in public as, after five months of discussion, the decision to ban smoking and electronic or vapor smoking devices will appear before the Turlock City Council on Tuesday.
Unlike most weekends, City Hall was an active site on Saturday with the inaugural Turlock City Council workshop taking place where the new mayor and council set out to discuss their strategic plan for the city.
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