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Turlock man killed outside home used for growing marijuana

The Turlock Police Department is investigating the death of a 22-year-old man who was fatally shot outside a marijuana grow house.

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Posted: jul. 03, 2015 10:31 a.m.
Probationer found with drugs, gun

Probationer found with drugs, gun

A Turlock man who tried to avoid a search based on his probation status by running from officers, ended up in custody for drug, weapon and resisting charges.

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Posted: jul. 02, 2015 9:00 p.m.
Water conservation in the workplace: Commercial, industrial & institutional water use reduction stra

Water conservation in the workplace: Commercial, industrial & institutional water use reduction stra

Conduct a facility audit to quantify water use.

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Posted: jul. 02, 2015 8:55 p.m.
Denair Unified revisits principal appointments at two campuses

Denair Unified revisits principal appointments at two campuses

The resignation of a middle school principal has prompted Denair Unified School District to once again rethink administrators at three of its campuses.

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Posted: jul. 02, 2015 8:54 p.m.
Summer means construction projects for Turlock schools

Summer means construction projects for Turlock schools

With summer vacation in full swing, Turlock Unified School District is taking advantage of empty campuses to carry out a number of much-needed construction projects.

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Posted: jul. 02, 2015 8:50 p.m.
Philanthropist and businessman Don Smith leads Turlock's Independence Day parade

Philanthropist and businessman Don Smith leads Turlock's Independence Day parade

The annual Fourth of July parade in downtown Turlock wouldn’t be complete without a Grand Marshal, an honorary title bestowed to a notable individual in the community. This year that honor was given to Don Smith, who will be leading the parade in a brand new red convertible Camaro.

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Posted: jul. 02, 2015 8:48 p.m.
Former Turlock City Council member to head United Samaritans Foundation

Former Turlock City Council member to head United Samaritans Foundation

Barbara Bawanan, a long-time champion of the United Samaritans Foundation, will be leaving her position as executive director in August and former Turlock City Council member Beverly Hatcher will be stepping into the role.

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Posted: jul. 02, 2015 8:47 p.m.
Foster Farms to open turkey hatchery in Turlock

Foster Farms to open turkey hatchery in Turlock

For the past eight years Foster Farms has had a chicken hatchery in Turlock that has not been utilized, but that is about to change.

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Posted: jul. 02, 2015 8:46 p.m.
Lemonade for London

Lemonade for London

A baby battling leukemia in Minnesota will be honored in Turlock on Saturday with “Sweet London’s Lemonade,” a lemonade stand and bake sale fundraiser that aims to raise $1,000 for cancer research.

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Posted: jul. 02, 2015 8:45 p.m.
Passersby attempt to put out house fire

Passersby attempt to put out house fire

Multiple fire crews, including an engine from Ceres, battled to contain a Turlock house fire Thursday evening that broke out in the 2000 block of Royal Wood.

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Posted: jul. 02, 2015 6:45 p.m.
Local companies prepare to exhibit new products at Fresno Food Expo

Local companies prepare to exhibit new products at Fresno Food Expo

The fifth annual Fresno Food Expo is fast approaching meaning several local companies are eager to introduce their new and improved products to the public for the first time.

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Posted: jul. 01, 2015 7:45 p.m.
68 local candidates achieve citizenship in time for Independence Day

68 local candidates achieve citizenship in time for Independence Day

This Fourth of July marks the 239th year of the United States of America’s independence, but for many individuals the holiday will also mark their first national holiday as an American citizen.

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Posted: jul. 01, 2015 6:51 p.m.


Officials warn of West Nile presence

With all the holiday activities sure to bring people outdoors, the East Side and Turlock Mosquito Abatement Districts want to remind people to be mindful of taking steps to avoid contracting West Nile Virus.

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Posted: jul. 01, 2015 6:41 p.m.


New civil grand jury selected

The Stanislaus County Civil Grand Jury for 2015-16 has been selected by the Superior Court and started their term Wednesday.

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Posted: jul. 01, 2015 6:41 p.m.
Community connectivity top priority for new CSUS dean

Community connectivity top priority for new CSUS dean

Although Oddmund Myhre has only been recently appointed to the position of Dean of the College of Education, Kinesiology and Social Work at California State University, Stanislaus, the new title does not strike him as unfamiliar.

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Posted: jul. 01, 2015 6:39 p.m.
Turlock Police Department promotes two and welcomes new officer

Turlock Police Department promotes two and welcomes new officer

 

The Turlock Police Department welcomed a new officer and promoted two of their own this week during two separate ceremonies.

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Posted: jul. 01, 2015 6:34 p.m.
Dinner brings consumers, growers to the table

Dinner brings consumers, growers to the table

It is not often that consumers get to share the dinner table with the growers who are responsible for the meal in front of them.

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Posted: jul. 01, 2015 6:29 p.m.
Country business offers funky take on home and garden goodies

Country business offers funky take on home and garden goodies

Name of Business: Ebb n’ Flow Patio Home and Gardens

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Posted: jul. 01, 2015 4:40 p.m.
Marshmallows, real-life heroes part of July library events

Marshmallows, real-life heroes part of July library events

Summer reading is in full swing at Stanislaus County Libraries and this month children will learn about real-life heroes during special book readings and craft projects. Other activities include ocean and marshmallow crafts, along with a monthly LEGO building time.

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Posted: jul. 01, 2015 4:33 p.m.
City makes progress on search for new fire chief

City makes progress on search for new fire chief

More than 20 individuals have submitted applications to become Turlock’s fire chief, according to City Manager Roy Wasden.

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Posted: jun. 30, 2015 9:55 p.m.
Mini-grants to cultivate community gardens

Mini-grants to cultivate community gardens

In an effort to increase access to healthy foods in low-income neighborhoods throughout Merced County, the Merced County Department of Public Health CalFresh Champions for Change Program is looking to award mini-grants to either start a community garden or improve an existing community garden. 

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Posted: jun. 30, 2015 9:53 p.m.
Uptick in travelers forecast for holiday weekend

Uptick in travelers forecast for holiday weekend

With the Fourth of July falling on a Saturday this year, the number of travelers will likely be on the rise as families and friends meet to attend parades, barbeques, community events and more.

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Posted: jun. 30, 2015 9:52 p.m.
Fate of former homeless center building still unknown

Fate of former homeless center building still unknown

Since the Turlock Gospel Mission moved its Homeless Assistance Ministry out of the City of Turlock owned property at 1030 East Ave. last fall, the building has seen little activity. In the past, the building formerly known as the Youth Center was the site of a variety of recreation activities before been leased to the gospel mission.

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Posted: jun. 30, 2015 9:50 p.m.
July brings the heat

July brings the heat

The area is expecting near-record high temperatures today, but thankfully conditions will cool off to some degree before the Fourth of July holiday on Saturday.

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Posted: jun. 30, 2015 9:42 p.m.

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