A woman working at a Delhi taco truck was robbed at gunpoint Monday night by three masked men. One of the suspects struck the woman during the robbery, Merced County Sheriff's spokesman Deputy Tom MacKenzie said. The three men rushed into the mobile taco trailer around 11 p.m. and demanded all the money in the register. The three men were all speaking English and the 26-year-old victim speaks Spanish, so when she hesitated, one of ...
A brazen home invasion robbery Tuesday afternoon caused a temporary lockdown at Crowell Elementary School and left one man hospitalized from a brutal beating.
Perhaps the last task Hughson City Manager Joe Donabed will complete for the city is finding his replacement.
Three months ago Turlock High School was celebrating their designation by the Department of Education as the best-ranked school in the Turlock Unified School District. Now, administrators are shaking their head in confusion over a report released Monday from the same department that places the high school on a preliminary list of persistently lowest-achieving schools.
Homelessness has long been at issue in the City of Turlock, with the down and out left with few options but illegally camping in public spaces. But a new proposal, drafted by the Turlock Homeless Action Committee, offers the first comprehensive strategy to address homelessness in the city's history.
A banner hanging outside St. Francis Anglican Church proudly declares "Lives Change Here." Rev. Gerry Grossman is quick to point out the present tense of the declaration and is even quicker to point out that his parish has no plans of letting it slip into the past.
For the second time in a two-month span, a Turlock resident has lost their life on a stretch of railroad tracks.
Animal shelters and rescue groups across the Valley are gearing up for "kitten season," the time of year when female cats produce more litters than shelters can place. Cats reproduce during warm weather months, typically starting in early spring. In Turlock, however, female cats start having litters as early as February.
Turlock Mayor John Lazar set out a vision of an economically challenging year for the City of Turlock that remained rife with opportunity in his 2010 State of the City Address, delivered on Wednesday at the Turlock Chamber of Commerce Membership Breakfast.
A man was struck and killed by a train Wednesday in Turlock. The man's identity has not been released pending notification of next of kin. The man was about 30 years old and was from Turlock. The Turlock Police Department received a call at 9:04 a.m. Wednesday reporting a man had just been hit by a train in the area of Golden State Boulevard and Front Street, south of Fulkerth Road. Turlock Police Sgt. Nino ...
Everyone knows there's no such thing as a free lunch, but a free breakfast?
The Turlock City Council unanimously approved reducing the total number of funded police officers from 85 to 81 on Tuesday evening in an effort to cut costs in the face of a looming budget deficit.
For three and a half years the family of murder victim Denise Swanner has been waiting for justice. The sentencing hearing of Matthew Black on Tuesday to 19 years to life in prison left them with mixed feelings.
A Turlock daycare center was evacuated Monday morning after a caller reportedly said he left a bomb outside the facility in the bushes.
The haunting In 1990, before my husband Chris and I were married, we lived in an 1800s Victorian home in Modesto near downtown. This home was split up into five apartments - two down stairs, two upstairs and one in the rear of the home. My husband and I lived in the upstairs apartment, which encompassed the front half of the upstairs and our bedrooms over looked the street. The common bathroom was located off ...
A U.S. Supreme Court ruling that California must drastically decrease the prison population could create public safety concerns and overcrowding problems at county-level jail facilities.
Two appeals, intended to prevent developers of a Mexican grocery store from opening up shop without addressing impacts on neighboring homes and industrial users, were unanimously overturned by the Turlock City Council Tuesday night.
The California State University System continued its fight against a possible $1 million budget reduction on Tuesday, as CSU Chancellor Charles Reed and more than a dozen CSU presidents met with Gov. Jerry Brown in Sacramento.