A second candidate has filed his intent to run for the westside District 2 Turlock City Council seat. Gil Esquer said this year’s by-district race gives him a shot. The race for District 4 in northeast Turlock is a face-off of two incumbents and a neighbor.
Water-themed science classes tap into kids’ curiosity and tie scientific methods to hands-on excitement. Outdoor learning, always popular, is gaining academic street cred through higher standards, nonprofit advocacy.
Police in Turlock are investigating a shooting on Thursday night that left one man with life-threatening wounds in the industrial area south of downtown. The shooting occurred near a Foster Farms plant.
The Turlock City Council paves the way for Sacred Heart Catholic School to make Cooper Avenue between Rose and Oak streets a part of the campus, creating a unified school property, over the objections of neighbors who complain bitterly about living beside a large and active church.
Two Modesto Police Department officers fired their guns in the fatal shooting of a Tulare County man in Turlock this week, according to Turlock police. The department would not release the names of the officers or their years of service but said they are members of the Stanislaus Drug Enforcement Agency and were involved in a narcotics investigation.
The remembrances of young and old fill the pages of “A Century of Stories: Turlock’s Carnegie Remembered,” a soft-cover volume compiled from community submissions for the Carnegie Arts Center centennial.
A wheelbarrow isn’t typically considered a burglary tool. But in the case of the plant theft at Cotta’s Kitchen in Turlock, one was used as a getaway vehicle. The theft was captured on the restaurant’s security cameras, the thief rolling his wheelbarrow onto the porch at 833 E. Main St. just before 10 p.m. Wednesday.
Retiring CSU Stanislaus President Joe Sheley leaves the Turlock campus having built a strong foundation. Its strengths are being recognized nationally, shown by the success of its nontraditional students, and incoming President Ellen Junn appears well-versed in ways to continue that work.
Eight students will graduate from Roselawn High in Turlock with college credits already on their transcript, thanks to what organizers believe is a first for the state: a university course taught at a continuation high school.
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
New Turlock fire chief gets sworn in, pinned
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