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Campus crime remains low

Campus crime remains low

Crime on the California State University, Stanislaus campus remains at relatively low rates, according to the annual campus security report released Tuesday.

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Posted: sep. 30, 2014 6:58 p.m. | Updated: oct. 01, 2014 9:00 a.m.
Applications available for annual Christmas parade

Applications available for annual Christmas parade

It may be the first day of October, but the City of Turlock is already gearing up for the 36th annual Turlock Downtown Christmas Parade.

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Posted: sep. 30, 2014 11:02 p.m.
Fundraising philosophies: Candidates vary in campaigning efforts

Fundraising philosophies: Candidates vary in campaigning efforts

As candidates settle into the final weeks of campaigning the way in which the seven local mayoral and council candidates are financing their efforts vary almost as much as their visions for Turlock.

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Posted: sep. 30, 2014 10:55 p.m.
TID solar customers face 5 percent cap

TID solar customers face 5 percent cap

With the popularity of solar energy systems growing exponentially, Turlock Irrigation District is making the necessary adjustments to accommodate more solar customers, while still remaining fair to non-solar customers.

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Posted: sep. 30, 2014 8:13 p.m.
Plastic bags officially banned in California

Plastic bags officially banned in California

“Paper or plastic?” This commonly asked question at grocery stores across the country will soon be rendered obsolete as Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a bill that will prohibit stores from offering single-use plastic bags at check out.

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Posted: sep. 30, 2014 8:13 p.m.
Woman starts fire, tries to prevent firefighters from putting it out

Woman starts fire, tries to prevent firefighters from putting it out

A Turlock woman was arrested Friday on criminal charges after she allegedly tried to stop fire fighters from putting out a fire in her home.

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Posted: sep. 30, 2014 7:33 p.m.
CSU Stanislaus increases sexual assault prevention efforts

CSU Stanislaus increases sexual assault prevention efforts

California State University, Stanislaus is looking to add another resource for sexual assault victims on campus, a recognized effort that followed CSU Chancellor Timothy P. White’s recent pledge to implement confidential sexual assault victim advocates to all 23 CSU campuses.

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Posted: sep. 30, 2014 7:08 p.m.
Turlock sex offender found dead

Turlock sex offender found dead

A Turlock man who had pled guilty to sexually abusing a young girl and was awaiting sentencing was found dead at a Ceres church.

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Posted: sep. 30, 2014 6:43 p.m.
Grant to revive street crimes unit, if accepted by City Council

Grant to revive street crimes unit, if accepted by City Council

The Turlock Police Department has been awarded a half million dollar grant to hire new officers, but it will be up to the Turlock City Council if it is accepted or not.

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Posted: sep. 30, 2014 6:41 p.m.
Mountain lion makes another appearance in Turlock

Mountain lion makes another appearance in Turlock

 

 

There has been another confirmed sighting of the mountain lion that has been prowling Turlock’s neighborhoods for several weeks.

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Posted: sep. 30, 2014 4:46 p.m.
Church has plans to grow alongside town

Church has plans to grow alongside town

Although construction for Hilmar’s Holy Rosary Church’s expansion only began this year, the idea of the new church was years in the making.

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Posted: sep. 30, 2014 4:43 p.m.
Former Turlock restaurant owner guilty of arson

Former Turlock restaurant owner guilty of arson

The one-time owner of the Red Steer in Turlock has been convicted of arson for the fire that destroyed the popular eatery five years ago.

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Posted: sep. 30, 2014 4:40 p.m.
Turlock father, son drown in waters off San Francisco

Turlock father, son drown in waters off San Francisco

 

 

A Turlock father and his adult son drowned earlier this week after they were swept out into the pounding waves off a treacherous San Francisco beach.

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Posted: sep. 26, 2014 11:05 p.m.
BRING ON THE PINK

BRING ON THE PINK

Support Turlock Firefighters 2434 union's efforts to raise money for breast cancer awareness by purchasing and wearing their specially designed pink T-shirts. T-shirts can be pre-ordered through the union’s website at www.turlockfirefighters.org.

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Posted: sep. 26, 2014 9:00 p.m.
Status update on current and future drought conditions

Status update on current and future drought conditions

 

 

The end of summer has arrived but what does that mean for the severe drought that is plaguing California? Weather forecasts indicate the answer is: “not much.”

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Posted: sep. 26, 2014 8:59 p.m.
Merced County reports first human cases of West Nile

Merced County reports first human cases of West Nile

The threat of West Nile Virus remains high across the area as Merced County reported its first confirmed human cases of the virus this year.

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Posted: sep. 26, 2014 8:57 p.m.
Chiefs chill out for good causes

Chiefs chill out for good causes

Turlock Police Chief Rob Jackson and Turlock Fire Chief Tim Lohman completed the ALS ice bucket challenge Friday by getting drenched with buckets of cold, icy water as they stood in the Columbia Pool. The challenge allowed for the largest donor to have the honor of soaking the chiefs and in the end it was the police explorers who claimed the victory. An exact total of the funds raised is unknown because donations were still being collected, said Turlock Police spokesperson Officer Mayra Lewis.

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Posted: sep. 26, 2014 7:24 p.m.
School district promotes anti-bullying message through music

School district promotes anti-bullying message through music

Students at Julien Elementary School received a musical message about anti-bullying on Friday from the all-girl rock band Banshees Against Bullying. With each and every song performed, the musicians got students up and dancing, while also teaching them about Stop, Walk, Talk bullying prevention procedures.

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Posted: sep. 26, 2014 7:21 p.m.
Students compete for title of THS Idol

Students compete for title of THS Idol

Twelve Turlock High School students traded in their backpacks for microphones on Friday in hopes of being crowned the next THS Idol. Emceed by assistant principal Aaron Mello and last year’s winner Brenna Larks, the annual event drew in crowds as each student proved that they have what it takes to earn the musical title.

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Posted: sep. 26, 2014 7:00 p.m.
Dog’s injuries may be from mountain lion encounter

Dog’s injuries may be from mountain lion encounter

The mountain lion seen prowling the streets of Turlock that officials believed had left the area, may be back and may be responsible for an attack on a resident’s dog.

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Posted: sep. 26, 2014 5:48 p.m.
Mystery of the lost class rings

Mystery of the lost class rings

Class rings are meant to be a treasured memento of high school days, but for two individuals those mementos vanished around 20 years ago.

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Posted: sep. 26, 2014 3:35 p.m.
Vongsaly brings passion for Thai cuisine to new downtown restaurant

Vongsaly brings passion for Thai cuisine to new downtown restaurant

Name of Business: Ju Ju Thai Cuisine

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Posted: sep. 25, 2014 9:09 p.m.
Safety, childhood cancer awareness focus of weekend events

Safety, childhood cancer awareness focus of weekend events

Two events will highlight children this weekend, the MedicAlert Health & Safety Fair and Lil Scotty's Soldiers of Hope Survivor Boot Camp.

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Posted: sep. 25, 2014 9:07 p.m.
American Legion Riders hit the road for good causes

American Legion Riders hit the road for good causes

Although their motorcycles and leather jackets may look tough, the mission of the American Legion Riders is all heart. 

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Posted: sep. 25, 2014 9:05 p.m.

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