A local doctors group has purchased the Turlock Professional Office Park on Geer Road for $4,415,000. It is Turlock’s largest office complex deal in at least 25 years, according to CoStar Group commercial real estate records.
Crowell Elementary will have a new hand at the helm. Margaret Osmer will leave her assistant principal post at Dennis Earl Elementary to lead the school, which was rocked by a shuffling of one-third of its teachers to different grades this year.
Today’s Stocking Stuffer suggestion comes from a place where you might not expect to find decadent candy gifts: a nursery. The Greenery Nursery and Garden Shop in Turlock offers gift ideas including “Money on Honey” caramels.
The Turlock Unified School District Board will weigh technology upgrades and appoint a new principal at the meeting Tuesday. Crowell Elementary School teachers report that they were told after school Monday that Margaret Osmer, now assistant principal at Dennis Earl, will be the new interim principal.
Student teams in Turlock, Modesto and Merced are taking down worms, viruses and Trojans – the computer equivalents of colds, the stomach flu and cancer – in a largely self-taught exercise masterminded by the online CyberPatriot competition.
Art students and campus clubs organized a candlelight vigil Wednesday at California State University, Stanislaus, to give a voice to 43 Mexican students whose disappearance has sparked outrage across Mexico.
Turlock Mayor John Lazar, who will turn over the gavel to Mayor-elect Gary Soiseth on Tuesday night, reflected on his tenure Monday, saying Turlock has been a model for job creation, farmland preservation, downtown revival and careful spending on public services.
While his reindeer are resting up for their big night, Santa is making the rounds in Turlock in a lighted antique firetruck. Helping the Turlock Fire Department wish a Merry Christmas to the community, Santa and volunteer helpers will be out every evening through Dec. 20.
City staff and volunteers working together to clean up alleys in Turlock collected 17,280 pounds of debris and 11 abandoned shopping carts, the Turlock Fire Department said in a news release. Also, the Turlock Unified School District has made an honor roll of its own.
Electricity customers in the Turlock Irrigation District face a possible rate increase. The district staff in September had proposed a 5 percent increase for 2015. Under the revised proposal, rates would go up 2 percent with the new year, with two smaller adjustments later. A public hearing is set for Tuesday.
The Pitman High and Sonora High volleyball teams won Sac-Joaquin Section championships on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at UC Davis. Pitman beat Pleasant Grove for the Division I crown while Sonora knocked off Hilmar for the Division IV title.