Turlock

Education

Teachers take a little we time

Some 20 teachers from Modesto, Turlock and elsewhere around the region are spending a week this summer prepping math lessons for the coming year with help from California State University, Stanislaus math faculty.

Turlock

Digging up dollars for craggy Turlock streets

Turlock city leaders will be scouring the budget for ways to pay for $100,000 more in street fixes, a topic coming back for action on Aug. 9. But, they said, real money will take Stanislaus County voters agreeing to pay a little more in order to qualify for state and federal transportation funds.

Crime

Law enforcement officers shocked, saddened by events in Dallas

Shock and sadness were the words used by Modesto-area law enforcement leaders to describe the shootings in Dallas that led to the death of five officers on Thursday night. Micah Xavier Johnson, 25, opened fire on law enforcement officers following a peaceful protest to the recent officer-involved shooting deaths of two black men in Louisiana and Minnesota earlier this week.

Turlock

Turlock downtown parking woes get a hearing

The Downtown Parking Plan moves forward with a discussion Thursday at the Turlock Planning Commission, expected to send its recommendation to the City Council for potential action. Bottom line: There are plenty of spots, but they need to be easier to find and more pleasant to use.

Videos

Turlock firefighters rescue kittens after fire

After knocking down a fire threatening a structure on West Main Street in Turlock, Calif., on May 2, 2016, Turlock Fire Department firefighters rescued four kittens and eventually returned them safely to their mother, who returned to the scene as firefighters were cleaning up. (Turlock Fire Department)
Turlock firefighters rescue kittens after fire 1:30

Turlock firefighters rescue kittens after fire

New Turlock fire chief gets sworn in, pinned 1:11

New Turlock fire chief gets sworn in, pinned

City of Turlock gets all aboard to help child’s wish come true 1:39

City of Turlock gets all aboard to help child’s wish come true

Elizabeth Banks mocks Trump's 'We Are The Champions' intro at DNC 4:20

Elizabeth Banks mocks Trump's 'We Are The Champions' intro at DNC