A combination of higher-than-expected construction bids and three agencies' concerns over a payment agreement forced the delay of a planned $20 million bond issuance to fund a new Turlock Public Safety Facility at the Turlock City Council meeting Tuesday night.
The California State University Board of Trustees Committee on Finance on Tuesday approved a two step tuition increase of 5 percent for the remainder of the 2009-2010 school year and a further 10 percent for the 2011-2012 year.
A proposed Turlock family entertainment center, including a bowling alley, has drawn opposition from nearby residents concerned with noise levels.
So far the budget for the Turlock Unified School District looks good, but there are payment deferrals, suspended mandates and no funds for mental health funds.
A rash of scrap metal thefts from an auto business came to an end Tuesday morning with the arrest of two suspects by the Turlock Police Department.
A plan to offer fee breaks to new businesses opening in vacant storefronts was sent back to the drawing board by the Turlock City Council on Tuesday evening.
With the sort of ghouls and goblins that inhabit the night this time a year, many Turlockers are – quite rightly – afraid of the dark.
A council-backed initiative to reconsider allowing discount superstores in Turlock had no supporters at a special Planning Commission public hearing Thursday evening.
Neil and Ophell McBride and Lucy Okuye are egg salad experts. For the past nine years, the three Turlockers have volunteered their amateur culinary talents to making enough egg salad to fill 700 sandwiches every Tuesday. The sandwiches are then distributed to hungry people across the county through the United Samaritans Foundation Daily Bread ministry.
For the second month in a row Stanislaus County's unemployment rate has trended downwards, according to the latest figures from the Economic Development Department.Stanislaus County recorded an unadjusted seasonal unemployment rate of 16.2 percent for September, slightly down from a revised rate of 16.3 percent in August, which was the previous low for the year.In Merced County the drop was ...
Students at California State University, Stanislaus had a unique opportunity to learn about the justice system on Thursday when the school hosted a panel discussion of the 5th District Court of Appeal justices. Six of the justices visited the university on their way back from hearing oral arguments in Modesto. The last time the justices visited Stanislaus County was in 2006.
The Merced man, who was dubbed the Band-Aid Bandit because of his propensity to wear a Band-Aid on his face during his robberies, will be spending the next couple of decades behind bars.
Most renters are not seeing the benefits of declining home values, according to a report from the University of the Pacific's Business Forecasting Center.
Turlock Police Chief Gary Hampton has accepted an offer to take over the helm of the Tracy Police Department.
The members of Steppin' Pards are keeping the American tradition of square dancing alive with lively dance steps, expert calling and just-for-fun costumes. The dance group has been kicking their heels up for 58 years now, and they are hoping that new members will join in on the fun this September.
The Turlock Downtown Property Owner's Association is planning an entrepreneurial competition that will award the winning business plan with free rent in a downtown space for one year. The competition, which TDPOA hopes to launch later this month, will also connect small businesses with no-cost services that will help them plan for success.
Anti-drunken driving efforts in Stanislaus County resulted in the arrests of 29 individuals for driving under the influence, but the holiday weekend also saw two fatalities and both are suspected to be alcohol-related.
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