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MJC awards $250,000 in scholarships

Modesto Junior College awarded over $250,000 in scholarships to 246 students for the fall 2014 term at their recent annual scholarship ceremony.

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Posted: aug. 28, 2014 3:32 p.m.
Fire department pact earns council approval

Fire department pact earns council approval

The local fire fighting and emergency response efforts got a boost Tuesday night when the Turlock City Council approved a partnership between the Turlock Fire Department and three other agencies to provide automatic aid, regardless of district boundaries.

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Posted: aug. 28, 2014 3:28 p.m.


One killed in Turlock collision

 

An 82-year-old man was killed in a traffic collision Tuesday night in Turlock.

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Posted: aug. 28, 2014 9:25 a.m.


Coroner’s office seeks deceased man’s kin

The Stanislaus County Coroner’s Office is seeking the family of a man who died Friday in Turlock.

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Posted: aug. 28, 2014 9:22 a.m.
Taco Bell one step closer to opening

Taco Bell one step closer to opening

A third Taco Bell will soon be calling Turlock home as the Turlock City Council on Tuesday denied local citizens’ appeal to reject the fast food franchise’s minor discretionary permit location.

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Posted: aug. 26, 2014 11:17 p.m.
Turlock game designer thinks small for big fun

Turlock game designer thinks small for big fun

Turlock game inventor Chris Handy doesn’t want to see his newest games sitting on anyone’s shelf. He would much rather see them in cup holders and coat pockets.

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Posted: aug. 26, 2014 6:40 p.m.
Suspect found with drugs, weapons, ammo

Suspect found with drugs, weapons, ammo

A man reportedly creating a disturbance at a Turlock restaurant was arrested by Turlock police officers on a variety of drug and weapon charges.

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Posted: aug. 26, 2014 6:26 p.m.
Prowler on the loose

Prowler on the loose

An unknown individual attempted to break into a residence on Linwood Avenue but was thwarted when the resident awoke to the noise.

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Posted: aug. 26, 2014 6:25 p.m.
Burglary suspect nabbed

Burglary suspect nabbed

A woman is facing a charge of commercial burglary after taking bags of purloined merchandise from a Turlock store Friday.

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Posted: aug. 26, 2014 6:24 p.m.
Indecent exposure reported near school

Indecent exposure reported near school

A man seen exposing himself near a Turlock school was taken into police custody after being placed under citizen’s arrest.

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Posted: aug. 26, 2014 6:24 p.m.
Turlock railroad tracks site of suicide

Turlock railroad tracks site of suicide

For the third time in little more than a month’s time span a Turlock man has died on the railroad tracks running through town.

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Posted: aug. 26, 2014 6:22 p.m.
UC Merced opens new 'green' building

UC Merced opens new 'green' building

University of California, Merced took another step toward environmental stewardship with the opening of its new Science and Engineering 2 Building set for Wednesday.

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Posted: aug. 26, 2014 6:03 p.m.
Stanislaus Military Academy decreases drill instruction, increases academic quality

Stanislaus Military Academy decreases drill instruction, increases academic quality

Stanislaus Military Academy has made the administrative decision this year to shift its focus towards academic quality by decreasing class sizes, implementing class periods, and increasing educational instruction.

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Posted: aug. 26, 2014 6:01 p.m.
Boyfriend accused of murder in toddler’s death

Boyfriend accused of murder in toddler’s death

The Delhi couple accused of causing the death of a 2-year-old child are awaiting arraignment in Merced County, but only one of them will be facing a murder charge.

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Posted: aug. 26, 2014 5:27 p.m.
County approves $200,000 for well repairs in unincorporated communities

County approves $200,000 for well repairs in unincorporated communities

While Stanislaus County has developed multiple strategies to resourcefully combat issues caused by the ongoing drought in the state of California, the Board of Supervisors took one step further on Tuesday by unanimously voting to adopt a financial assistance pilot program for a select group of local water well users.

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Posted: aug. 26, 2014 5:21 p.m.
Denham hosts telephone-townhall to talk VA reform

Denham hosts telephone-townhall to talk VA reform

Congressman Jeff Denham spoke with locals about veterans affairs on Monday, but he didn’t attend an event or host a public meeting — he led a telephone-townhall.

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Posted: aug. 26, 2014 4:56 p.m.
Café La Mo opens for business

Café La Mo opens for business

After much anticipation, locals visiting downtown Turlock can now get their coffee fix as Wednesday marks La Mo Café’s first official day in business.

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Posted: aug. 26, 2014 4:01 p.m.
Shooting leaves teen injured

Shooting leaves teen injured

A 14-year-old was injured in what the Turlock Police Department is describing as a drive-by shooting.

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Posted: aug. 26, 2014 3:54 p.m.
Wanted Turlock man caught by U.S. Marshals

Wanted Turlock man caught by U.S. Marshals

 

 

A Turlock man wanted in connection with a Modesto home invasion robbery was apprehended Thursday afternoon by the U.S. Marshals Service.

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Posted: aug. 26, 2014 1:50 p.m.
Worst earthquake since Loma Prieta shakes Napa Valley

Worst earthquake since Loma Prieta shakes Napa Valley

The Napa Valley area is under a state of emergency following a magnitude 6.0 earthquake that struck between Napa and American Canyon at 3:20 a.m. today. This was the largest earthquake in the Bay Area since the magnitude 6.9 Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989, almost 25 years ago.

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Posted: aug. 24, 2014 12:09 p.m.
'The Property Brothers' pay Hughson couple a home visit

'The Property Brothers' pay Hughson couple a home visit

A Hughson woman's dream came true Monday, when she and her husband, were treated to an in-home consulta­tion with HGTV (Home and Gar­den Television) celebrity home designers Jonathan and Drew Scott (aka The Property Brothers). It was a prize valued at $5,000.

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Posted: aug. 23, 2014 12:27 a.m.
New report shows budget impact of rising firefighting costs

New report shows budget impact of rising firefighting costs

A new report shows that as the cost of fighting forest fires has rapidly increased over the last 20 years, the budgets for other forest programs, including those that can help prevent and mitigate fire damage, have substantially shrunk. The Forest Service's firefighting appropriation has rapidly risen as a proportion of the Forest Service's overall budget, increasing from 16 percent in 1995 to 42 percent today, forcing cuts in other budget areas.

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Posted: aug. 23, 2014 12:26 a.m.
Commission honors police chief

Commission honors police chief

The Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training awarded Turlock Police Chief Robert Jackson with an Executive Certificate, honoring his achievements in law enforcement both academically and on the streets.

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Posted: aug. 23, 2014 12:25 a.m.


Water use efficiency measures for the home

The average household uses approximately 260 gallons of water per day. A significant amount of that use occurs in the kitchen and bathroom. Lengthy showers, older appliances and fixtures, and overuse of the water tap are just a few of the water wasting activities that occur in these areas of the home.

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Posted: aug. 23, 2014 12:20 a.m.

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