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Council one step closer to city budget adoption

Council one step closer to city budget adoption

Citizens interested in learning more in terms of the City of Turlock's spending expectations can attend an hour-long workshop prior to the regularly scheduled City Council meeting on Tuesday.

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Posted: may. 22, 2015 7:50 p.m.
AAA projects uptick in Memorial Day travelers

AAA projects uptick in Memorial Day travelers

Memorial Day weekend may mean a day off from work, but for many people it also means hitting the road for vacation.

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Posted: may. 22, 2015 7:49 p.m.
Conservation Corner: WaterSense facts

Conservation Corner: WaterSense facts

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Posted: may. 22, 2015 7:47 p.m.
Turlock Pentecost Association prepares to celebrate 103 years of cultural traditions

Turlock Pentecost Association prepares to celebrate 103 years of cultural traditions

It's springtime which means one thing in the Portuguese culture: festa season.

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Posted: may. 22, 2015 7:46 p.m.
Honey bee decline causes buzz throughout nation

Honey bee decline causes buzz throughout nation

A recent survey regarding honey bee colony loss has received a swarm of attention, as its preliminary findings reveal that more than 40 percent of honey bee colonies died over a 12-month period culminating last month.

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Posted: may. 22, 2015 7:42 p.m.
Taxi driver assaulted in Turlock

Taxi driver assaulted in Turlock

A taxi driver was beaten and robbed by an 18-year-old Turlock man who mistakenly believed the driver was flirting with a woman.

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Posted: may. 22, 2015 7:41 p.m.
Unemployment rate continues to fall in Stanislaus County

Unemployment rate continues to fall in Stanislaus County

The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County continues on a downward trend, coming in at its lowest level so far this year, according to the recently released Employment Development Department data.

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Posted: may. 22, 2015 7:40 p.m.
Henna Hundal heads to Harvard

Henna Hundal heads to Harvard

Turlock High School senior Henna Hundal is no ordinary teenager.

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Posted: may. 22, 2015 7:39 p.m.
Business forecast strong, despite negative impact of drought

Business forecast strong, despite negative impact of drought

Twice a year California State University, Stanislaus produces a San Joaquin Valley Business Forecast, the results of which were released this month. While the numbers are not significantly different than they were six months ago, there is one factor looming over the report: the drought.

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Posted: may. 22, 2015 7:39 p.m.
Count reveals growth in county homelessness

Count reveals growth in county homelessness

The homeless population in Stanislaus County grew by an estimated 21 percent over the last year, according to the results of a countywide count conducted earlier this year.

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Posted: may. 22, 2015 7:38 p.m.
Area CHP officers lauded for live-saving efforts

Area CHP officers lauded for live-saving efforts

The California Attorney General’s Office awarded two area California Highway Patrol officers with certificates of commendation for their roles in saving a woman’s life.

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Posted: may. 21, 2015 8:41 p.m.
Duo nabbed for auto theft

Duo nabbed for auto theft

The Stanislaus County Auto Theft Taskforce and the Turlock Police Department arrested two women on auto theft charges after they were apprehended driving a stolen vehicle.

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Posted: may. 21, 2015 8:37 p.m.
Oasis in Denair offers wide range of savory food options

Oasis in Denair offers wide range of savory food options

Name of Business: Oasis Grill & Deli

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Posted: may. 21, 2015 8:33 p.m.
Scholarship fund aids graduating foster youth

Scholarship fund aids graduating foster youth

As high school seniors prepare for graduation and to make their first life decisions as adults, they may seek advice (and financial assistance) from parents, siblings or extended family members. For many foster youth, however, there are no supportive family members able to help them transition from youth to adulthood.

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Posted: may. 21, 2015 8:30 p.m.
Turlock museum set to feature geocaching tours

Turlock museum set to feature geocaching tours

The game is soon to be afoot at the Turlock Historical Society.

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Posted: may. 21, 2015 8:21 p.m.
Five candidates already vying for Assembly’s 12th District

Five candidates already vying for Assembly’s 12th District

The 2016 election may be over a year out, but five candidates have already tossed their hat in the ring to represent the 12th Assembly District, a seat presently occupied by Kristin Olsen (R–Riverbank).

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Posted: may. 21, 2015 8:06 p.m.
Graduates On Track to a successful future

Graduates On Track to a successful future

For special education students in the Turlock Unified School District’s On Track Transitions Program, this year was full of significant milestones: learning how to tie shoes without help, completing a load of laundry, and performing tasks with multiple steps.

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Posted: may. 21, 2015 8:02 p.m.
Study shows dairy industry contributes $21 billion to state’s economy

Study shows dairy industry contributes $21 billion to state’s economy

For most Californians, the time spent thinking about the importance of the dairy industry throughout the state often equates to less than the amount of time spent pouring milk into a bowl of cereal.

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Posted: may. 21, 2015 7:59 p.m.
Stanislaus County adopts water restriction for county residents

Stanislaus County adopts water restriction for county residents

Those living in county areas, or unincorporated communities like Denair or Keyes, will not be exempt from limiting their watering as the Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors passed an urgency ordinance amendment Tuesday evening requiring county residents to reduce their watering to two days a week.

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Posted: may. 21, 2015 7:54 p.m.
Turlock Fire Chief leaving in August

Turlock Fire Chief leaving in August

Donning the uniform of the Turlock Fire Department has been a regular routine for Tim Lohman for the past 35 years. Come Aug. 15, Turlock’s Fire Chief will put it on for one last time before his retirement from public safety takes effect and his new position in the agricultural sector begins.

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Posted: may. 20, 2015 4:40 p.m.


Amputation reported at cheese plant

An industrial accident at a Turlock cheese plant partially amputated the arm of a man fixing a piece of equipment.

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Posted: may. 19, 2015 6:30 p.m.
Jessica’s House hosting tour

Jessica’s House hosting tour

Jessica’s House, the center that helps children and families through the grieving process, will host a “Tour of the Heart,” an informal information session about the services offered at the Turlock facility.

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Posted: may. 19, 2015 6:29 p.m.
Turlock council enters into MOU for regional water project

Turlock council enters into MOU for regional water project

The Turlock City Council convened for a special meeting Friday afternoon and unanimously approved to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Modesto, Del Puerto Water District, and the Department of the Interior in order to have more input during the environmental review process for the North Valley Regional Recycled Water Program.

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Posted: may. 19, 2015 6:28 p.m.
Local business adopts Osborn classrooms

Local business adopts Osborn classrooms

Although ACE Cash Express is known throughout the community for providing payday loans and cash advances, the business has recently taken action to help out a relatively younger crowd: sixth graders at Osborn Two-Way Immersion Academy.

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Posted: may. 19, 2015 5:40 p.m.

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