In yet another setback for the California High Speed Rail Authority, the Surface Transportation Board recently denied a request that would exempt the project from environmental review processes for the construction of a segment running from Fresno to Bakersfield.
The Turlock Irrigation District continues to make significant progress with the Don Pedro Project - a relicensing process that has been moving forward since 2011.
Sometimes you cannot know where you are going until you know where you have been.
The issue of allowing food trucks in the downtown core may not be a point of interest for many, but for some it has been a major concern.
On Tuesday, Congressman Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) penned a letter requesting that the U.S. Government Accountability Office review the funding agreements between the California High Speed Rail Authority and the federal government.
Since 2005, the Renewable Fuel Standard has regulated the minimum volume of renewable fuel that must be contained in transportation fuel sold in the United States.
Tuesday morning's Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors meeting will see the designation of new leadership, as the board will decide who will fill the positions of President, Vice President, secretary and several officers.
Ever thought of something that you thought would make a good law? Or perhaps thought a law already existed for an issue, only to find out that there isn't one? Well then write that thought down and send it over to Senator Anthony Cannella as he is holding a contest asking his constituents for new legislation ideas.
Since entering office, Congressman Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) has worked vigorously to help taxpayers save billions of dollars through improving the management of federal properties and real estate.
A recent report on the condition of Turlock's roadways was not what the City might consider good news, as Turlock's roadway system was found to be the "second-worst in the county."
Have ideas for the future development of Turlock's downtown? Then be sure to pencil in Thursday's community workshop meeting put on by the City's planning department as they consider taller buildings in downtown for residential purposes.
The Turlock City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday evening to approve naming an existing walkway to recognize the city's Indian-American population and their contributions to the local community.
Monte Vista Avenue, one of the city's most complained-about thoroughfares, is finally undergoing a full rehabilitation process that will see the currently deteriorated road conditions spring back to life.
After several months of searching for the perfect candidate, the Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors appointed Stan Risen as the new chief executive officer on Friday.
Turlock's Centennial Park might soon be the newest hangout place for local dog lovers, as the Turlock Parks and Recreation Commission voted to recommend the construction of a new dog park at the facility.
A light agenda will be placed before the Turlock City Council on Tuesday evening, as the council members meet to consider only a handful of changes.
In an effort to boost weight loss in Stanislaus County, the Board of Supervisors joined the Healthy Eating Living Cities Campaign Tuesday, making them the first county in the state to do so.
With just one vote making the difference, the Turlock Planning Commission made their final decision to approve an amendment to the City's zoning ordinance that places a ban on mobile food facilities within the downtown district.
Hundreds of concerned Valley residents and farmers filled the public conference held at University of California, Merced on Tuesday, as Gov. Jerry Brown's Drought Task Force met with the State Board of Food and Agriculture to discuss the impacts of the ongoing drought. By meeting with local agencies and farmers, state officials hoped to discover the type of assistance and state measures that are needed to help growers survive one of the worst droughts in California's history.
Barely reaching a quorum, the Mayor's Economic Development Task Force meeting on Tuesday saw several empty seats as many of the 25-member committee were unable to attend. Despite the dip in participation, the group continued moving forward by picking up from their February meeting as they continually seek new strategies to update the City's 2003 Strategic Economic Development Plan.
Officials from the eight-county San Joaquin Valley Regional Policy Council will meet in Sacramento for a two-day conference this week to discuss several issues affecting the Valley.
A new housing subdivision is set to be reviewed by the Turlock Planning Commission on Thursday, perhaps marking a turnaround in the local housing market.
After receiving multiple entries for his "There Ought to be a Law" contest, State Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres) has announced the winners, while introducing a bill focusing on safer school zones.
As the Mayor's Economic Development Taskforce continues seeking out new business ideas and strategies to improve Turlock's economic recovery, the 25 member board will meet on Tuesday afternoon, bringing forth diverse areas of expertise to help create an economic plan for the city.
Turlock Unified School District Trustee Dr. Harinder Grewal is adding his name to this November's ballot, as he seeks to replace incumbent Kristin Olsen (R-Modesto) in the California State Assembly.
As the Oscars generally fall in February or March, many are getting ready for award season. This year, a new "award" has been launched in the form of a political website – The Denham Awards.
With House Democrats filing a discharge petition on Thursday that would force Republicans to take a vote on raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 per hour, pressure has increased to address the issue which has left many on different sides of the table.
Turlock has a new way of doing business, making the local economy stronger each day, says Mayor John Lazar.
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