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Craigslist deal for shoes ends in gunshots

An attempt to sell a pair of tennis shoes on Craigslist ended with a shooting after the would-be buyers gave the sellers counterfeit cash, the Turlock Police Department reported.

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Posted: mar. 26, 2015 9:32 p.m.


Bus drivers seek city help to address insufficient wages

The public participation portion of Tuesday’s Turlock City Council meeting quickly turned into a plea for help as a legion of Turlock bus drivers took to the podium to voice their frustrations regarding what they regard as less than adequate wages.

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Posted: mar. 26, 2015 8:32 p.m.


Civil grand jury applications being accepted

The selection process for the 2015-2016 Stanislaus County Civil Grand Jury has started.  Citizens interested in serving on the Civil Grand Jury are encouraged to contact the Grand Jury Office at 558-7766 or go on line at: http://stanct.org/sites/default/files/Affidavit%202015_2016.pdf  to download an application form. 

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Posted: mar. 26, 2015 8:03 p.m.


County crackdown on drunk drivers

The Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department is planning a crackdown on impaired drivers with a countywide saturation patrol.

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Posted: mar. 26, 2015 8:03 p.m.
The Double T opens its doors to the public for the first time with open house

The Double T opens its doors to the public for the first time with open house

Name of business: The Double T

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Posted: mar. 26, 2015 8:02 p.m.
Honoring women who make a difference

Honoring women who make a difference

March is Women’s History Month and the American Association of University Women could not think of a better way to celebrate than by honoring local women who are making history today.

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Posted: mar. 26, 2015 8:00 p.m.
Emanuel Cancer Center earns national accreditation

Emanuel Cancer Center earns national accreditation

The Emanuel Cancer Center has earned a three-year accreditation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons.

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Posted: mar. 26, 2015 7:58 p.m.
Merced County rolls out Bookmobile

Merced County rolls out Bookmobile

A library is a treasure trove of adventures, romances, mysteries, fantasies and now the Merced County Library is bringing that treasure out on the road and to their patrons.

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Posted: mar. 26, 2015 7:56 p.m.
Eggs-plosive trend in backyard chicken farming

Eggs-plosive trend in backyard chicken farming

The enactment of Proposition 2 earlier this year not only spurred the literal movement of chickens in enriched cages throughout the egg industry, but another movement entirely: owning backyard chickens.

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Posted: mar. 26, 2015 7:53 p.m.
Students hone their career path at Occupational Olympics

Students hone their career path at Occupational Olympics

What do robots, fashionable clothing, and flowers all have in common?

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Posted: mar. 26, 2015 7:51 p.m.
Farmers’ market moves to E. Main Street

Farmers’ market moves to E. Main Street

More change is coming to the Turlock Certified Farmers’ Market this season. Not only will the farmers’ market move from Friday mornings to Saturday mornings this season, but it will also move location.

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Posted: mar. 26, 2015 7:49 p.m.
Turlock’s vintage scene

Turlock’s vintage scene

Vintage shops are far from rare in downtown Turlock and come April one more will be joining the scene: Farm House.

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Posted: mar. 24, 2015 11:01 p.m.
Caroline Monroe honored as Distinguished Young Woman of Turlock

Caroline Monroe honored as Distinguished Young Woman of Turlock

Since Caroline Monroe’s two older sisters, Olivia Monroe and Meredith Monroe, were both named Distinguished Young Women in previous years, it only made sense that the youngest sister would follow in their footsteps.

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Posted: mar. 24, 2015 7:44 p.m.
Turlock man prison bound for 2010 fatal shooting

Turlock man prison bound for 2010 fatal shooting

Turlock Diaz was 14 when he was arrested for murder. Now, after his sentencing on Monday, he'll likely be in his 60s before he's even eligible for parole.

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Posted: mar. 24, 2015 6:42 p.m.
Free workshop to educate businesses on cyber security

Free workshop to educate businesses on cyber security

Business owners often have to be discerning when choosing with whom they will do business and this method is true when working online as well.

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Posted: mar. 24, 2015 5:24 p.m.
The 'counterintuitive' aspect of road maintenance and why your neighbor's road may be in better cond

The 'counterintuitive' aspect of road maintenance and why your neighbor's road may be in better cond

It’s a common complaint in Turlock: Why is their road being fixed and not mine?

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Posted: mar. 24, 2015 5:23 p.m.
Emanuel offering help for special health care enrollment period

Emanuel offering help for special health care enrollment period

For anyone unaware the federal government charges a penalty for not carrying health insurance, Emanuel Medical Center is offering a helping hand.

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Posted: mar. 24, 2015 4:58 p.m.
Duo caught with stolen car

Duo caught with stolen car

The Stanislaus County Auto Theft Task Force, along with Turlock Police officers, recovered a stolen vehicle and arrested two men for auto theft after spotting the vehicle being driven in Turlock on March 17.

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Posted: mar. 24, 2015 4:52 p.m.
Young filmmaker attends White House screening

Young filmmaker attends White House screening

If asked one year ago whether or not she could imagine herself at the White House with President Barack Obama watching a short film she had made, Erin Benning would have most likely laughed.

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Posted: mar. 24, 2015 4:47 p.m.
Historic dry conditions prompt TID to push back irrigation season

Historic dry conditions prompt TID to push back irrigation season

Bad news just keeps on coming for local growers, as the Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors considers implementing an even lower than the historically-low 20 inch water allotment in 2014, once the postponed  irrigation season finally starts.

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Posted: mar. 24, 2015 4:27 p.m.


Council to consider road closures for upcoming downtown events

Events could be returning to the downtown Turlock area with a bridal showcase this spring and a monthly food fair this summer pending the Turlock City Council's approval of road closures for the events at Tuesday's City Council meeting.

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Posted: mar. 20, 2015 10:10 p.m.
Man threatens clerk with knife

Man threatens clerk with knife

Turlock Police officers arrested a 20-year-old man on allegations he threatened a store clerk with a knife in an attempted robbery.

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Posted: mar. 20, 2015 10:06 p.m.
Man brandishes gun in traffic dispute

Man brandishes gun in traffic dispute

A traffic dust up Thursday afternoon led to the arrest of a 20-year-old man on weapon charges after he allegedly brandished a gun at another motorist.

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Posted: mar. 20, 2015 10:05 p.m.
Fight with teen gets man arrested

Fight with teen gets man arrested

A 44-year-old Turlock man is facing criminal charges after he allegedly put a knife to the throat of a teenager.

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Posted: mar. 20, 2015 10:04 p.m.

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