Turlock artist Don Hall has a quirky exhibit of self portraits up at the Chartreuse Muse. The whimsical art features the artist inserted into famous or iconic masterworks, from Monet to Van Gogh and Gustav Klimt and Warhol. The 68-year-old painter and sculptor hopes the display will amuse as well as educate people about who we consider our greatest artists.
A group of six women and girls from Turlock planned to return Monday from what’s become an annual vacation to New York City. But with a potentially historic blizzard bearing down, it seemed clear that was not going to happen.
The future looks bright for urban farming, full of skyscrapers laden with veggies and smog-free renewable energy. Such options sit just a tantalizing moment away for sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade Future City planners competing at the Northern California championship Saturday at California State University, Stanislaus.
The Carnegie Arts Center presented its 2014 annual report to the Turlock City Council on Tuesday night. It was a year that featured some world-renowned artists, field trips for nearly 3,000 local schoolkids and one unforgettable rock concert.
Turlock High School’s air rifle shooting team recently competed in the 2015 Service Air Rifle Championship in Phoenix. According to Maj. Kelly Cross of the high school’s Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps, the team is ranked 18th out of 617 that competed for the service championships.
The board of the Turlock Irrigation District will meet in closed session Tuesday to discuss selling water to a proposed Tuolumne River treatment plant for Turlock, Ceres and south Modesto. It also will discuss getting some of Turlock’s treated wastewater in return.
Travis Cook scored a game-high 23 points to lead Turlock High’s boys basketball team to a 60-47 victory over Edison of Stockton in a Sac-Joaquin Section Division I play-in game Friday night at Bulldog Arena.
No one needed shushing in the study room of the Turlock library on Saturday afternoon. Normally a quiet place anyway, you could have heard a Kiss drop as a half-dozen people received a crash course in the fine art of chocolate tasting.
The Turlock Chamber of Commerce announced this week that it will end its contract to run the city’s Convention and Visitors Bureau. The City Council will seek proposals to take over the program, which is funded by the city hotel tax at $249,235 this year.
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