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StanCATT nabs pair for multiple stolen vehicles

StanCATT nabs pair for multiple stolen vehicles

A follow-up investigation into a stolen flatbed truck by the Stanislaus County Auto Theft Task Force led to the arrest of two men and the recovery of seven stolen vehicles worth an estimated $250,000.

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Posted: oct. 30, 2014 7:43 p.m.
The Studio brings a community centric approach to fitness

The Studio brings a community centric approach to fitness

Name: The Studio

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Posted: oct. 30, 2014 7:42 p.m.


Fireplace curtailments starting up again

The 12th season of the Central Valley’s Check Before You Burn program begins Saturday

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Posted: oct. 30, 2014 7:39 p.m.


New projects will boost TID’s efforts to conserve water

Turlock Irrigation District is looking to conserve as much water as it can with its Lateral 8 Total Control Channel Pilot Project. This pilot, in conjunction with the Lateral 8 Regulating Reservoir Project, will capture spillage and deliver only the amount of water that is needed for customers.

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Posted: oct. 30, 2014 7:39 p.m.
Turlock schools go red

Turlock schools go red

Schools throughout Turlock Unified School District have been looking significantly redder this week and it’s not due to early Christmas decorations. In fact, the extra hues of red throughout the district can be attributed to Red Ribbon Week, a week-long event that encourages students to be drug free.  

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Posted: oct. 30, 2014 7:38 p.m.
Annual calendar raises funds for Friends of Turlock Animal Shelter

Annual calendar raises funds for Friends of Turlock Animal Shelter

What turns a house into a home? Ask John Pinkerton and he might just say hanging a Friends of the Turlock Shelter calendar on the wall.

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Posted: oct. 30, 2014 7:36 p.m.
Sentencing delayed in Turlock murder

Sentencing delayed in Turlock murder

A sentencing hearing for a Turlock man convicted of murder in the stabbing death of a 25-year-old man, has been delayed to December.

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Posted: oct. 30, 2014 7:23 p.m.


Turlock, region’s future dissected at Chamber’s Economic Trends Breakfast

Agriculture is a $3.6 billion industry in the Stanislaus County which is dependent upon one precious commodity: water.

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Posted: oct. 30, 2014 7:22 p.m.
Turlock veterans take flight

Turlock veterans take flight

It was the final day of the Central Valley Honor Flight, a three-day trip aiming to take World War II veterans to the nation’s capital to tour its many war memorials. Turlock veteran David Sargis, 89, was walking through the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery before he bumped into a fellow veteran.

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Posted: oct. 30, 2014 7:21 p.m.
Murder charge lodged against Delhi mother

Murder charge lodged against Delhi mother

The Merced County District Attorney’s Office has filed new charges against a Delhi mother, accusing her of homicide for the death of her 2-year-old daughter.

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Posted: oct. 30, 2014 7:14 p.m.
City to fill vacant administrative position

City to fill vacant administrative position

In a sign of recovering economic times, the City of Turlock will be hiring an Administrative Services Director, a position that has not been filled since 2009.

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Posted: oct. 30, 2014 7:12 p.m.
Turlock woman dies in Patterson crash

Turlock woman dies in Patterson crash

A 30-year-old Turlock woman was killed Tuesday morning in a traffic collision in Patterson.

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Posted: oct. 30, 2014 7:09 p.m.
Almond growers seek to protect bees

Almond growers seek to protect bees

In an effort to continue a mutually beneficially arrangement with nature's yellow and black pollinators, the Almond Board of California earlier this month unveiled Honey Bee Best Management Practices for the state's Almond Industry.

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Posted: oct. 28, 2014 8:49 p.m.
SURPRISE VISIT

SURPRISE VISIT

The owners of Lightly Used Books in downtown Turlock had an unwelcome surprise Tuesday morning when a car came crashing into their storefront.

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Posted: oct. 28, 2014 8:17 p.m.
School district responds to concerns regarding Common Core math

School district responds to concerns regarding Common Core math

Two weeks after parents and community members voiced their concerns about the Turlock Unified School District's lack of an accelerated math course at the junior high level, TUSD has Common Core Math 7 Honors and Common Core Math 8 Honors courses in the works.

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Posted: oct. 28, 2014 7:29 p.m.
State, local agencies prepare for Ebola

State, local agencies prepare for Ebola

There are no confirmed cases of Ebola in California, but state and local entities, from health care workers to funeral directors, are instituting new protocols designed to help keep the public safe.

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Posted: oct. 28, 2014 7:28 p.m.
Local Korean veterans honored with Peace medal

Local Korean veterans honored with Peace medal

 

 

It is sometimes referred to as the “forgotten war” but on Tuesday the sacrifices of those that served during the Korean War was brought front and center for a special recognition and the awarding of Ambassador for Peace Medals to almost a hundred local veterans.

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Posted: oct. 28, 2014 7:28 p.m.
Thousands seek employment at Hilmar Cheese hiring fair

Thousands seek employment at Hilmar Cheese hiring fair

A line of individuals stretching nearly one mile in length wrapped its way around Turlock's War Memorial on Canal Drive on Tuesday with people snaking beyond the skate park and around the Turlock Irrigation District building. While the people represented a diverse array of backgrounds and ages they were all in search of the same thing: jobs, at Hilmar Cheese Company specifically.

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Posted: oct. 28, 2014 7:25 p.m.
Declaration sheds light on pizzeria sexual assault allegation

Declaration sheds light on pizzeria sexual assault allegation

 

 

Court papers filed shortly after a sexual assault complaint was made against a former Oakdale pizzeria owner give insight to the circumstances surrounding his Oct. 20 arrest by Oakdale Police.

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Posted: oct. 27, 2014 1:55 p.m.
Turlock WWII veterans join honor flight

Turlock WWII veterans join honor flight

The final preparations are being made for Monday’s take off of the fifth Central Valley Honor Flight that will escort area World War II veterans to the nation’s capital for a special reception and tour of the World War II Memorial.

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Posted: oct. 24, 2014 10:52 p.m. | Updated: oct. 24, 2014 10:53 p.m.
Head Start celebrates half a century of academic success

Head Start celebrates half a century of academic success

 

 

Crowell Elementary School's Head Start Program has not only prevailed through recent budget cuts, it has thrived. According to coordinator of Turlock Unified School District Early Education Programs Judy Huerta, whatever funding they lost due to budget cuts, they have gotten back in recent years.

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Posted: oct. 24, 2014 10:56 p.m.
Farmers market ends season; vendors seek change to Saturday

Farmers market ends season; vendors seek change to Saturday

Friday marked the end of this year’s season for the Turlock Certified Farmers Market and even though vendors spent the end of the day packing up what was left of their produce, market manager Derek Griffin is already planning next year’s market.

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Posted: oct. 24, 2014 10:52 p.m.
Fourth suspect arrested for double homicide

Fourth suspect arrested for double homicide

The Merced County Sheriff’s Department has arrested a fourth man for the murder of two men found inside a charred car in an orchard outside of Denair.

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Posted: oct. 24, 2014 10:51 p.m.
Stolen motorcycle involved in two hit and runs

Stolen motorcycle involved in two hit and runs

Turlock Police officers are on the hunt for a man who stole a motorcycle and then proceeded to crash it — twice.

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Posted: oct. 24, 2014 7:44 p.m.

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