Bullying can cause pain beyond a physical scar, often wounding a child's spirit and self-esteem. October's National Anti-Bullying month is taking center stage in the Turlock community through various events being held to educate and inspire students to be more tolerant.
October 17, 2013|
BY ELIZABETH ARAKELIAN
In a tense showdown for transportation improvement funds between members of the Stanislaus County Council of Governments policy board, the City of Modesto and Stanislaus County came out on top, leaving Turlock to fend for itself.
If Turlock Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Sharon Silva had one message to give women in the community, it would be this: Stay on top of your health. Getting regular mammograms, annual physicals, and doing self breast exams are all part of Silva's preventative health routine. This year, that routine likely saved her life.
In an effort to honor the Indian American population in Turlock, the Parks and Recreation Commission voted unanimously to name an existing path "Singh Walkway" to commemorate their contributions to Turlock.
Foster Farms narrowly avoided a shutdown due to a nationwide Salmonella outbreak that was traced to three Central Valley plants by submitting a new course of action to the U.S. Department of Agriculture regarding their sanitation practices.
October 10, 2013|
BY ELIZABETH ARAKELIAN
For the first time in seventeen years, the federal government has been effectively shut down due to Congress' inability to pass a budget prior to the beginning of the new fiscal year on Oct.1. With thousands of federal employees being indefinitely furloughed without pay, the affects of the ongoing shutdown can be felt throughout the entire nation.
With elections right around the corner, the Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors candidates came together on Wednesday evening to participate in a public forum sponsored by the Turlock Tea Party.
Although four months have passed since the grand opening of the Blue Diamond almond plant in Turlock, the multi-billion dollar company is still looking for local workers to fill a number of open positions.
In the realm of city finances, $45,000 hardly makes a dent in the monthly expenses. But for the members of the Turlock Associated Police Officers union, it has become a matter of principle and has prompted them to file a suit against the City of Turlock for breach of contract.