A Turlock-based student club – New leaders. More service. Real change. – assists teens in their quest to become leaders among their peers, mentors other youth to be more active citizens, assists in building relationships for friendship and networking, and engages in and promotes community service and volunteer work.
A city councilman has taken the cause of a Christian student group that he says was wrongfully removed by California State University, Stanislaus, because the group refused to comply with policy that conflicts with its beliefs.
Nearly two dozen school districts and county offices of education filled the event center at California State University, Stanislaus, this week, searching for fresh faces to replace retiring teachers and those moving away or moving on.
Faced with a dual-language program that’s bursting at the seams, Turlock Unified School District trustees took steps to start a sister program at a second campus and move its sixth-grade class to a middle school. The board also decided to boost the pay of Superintendent Sonny Da Marto, who announced he will retire June 30.
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.
Healthy fare could mean fun at the fair for children who participate in a contest being offered by the Stanislaus County Fair’s Kids Club Educational Program and the Turlock Unified School District’s child nutritional program, Real Fresh.
Turlock’s tighter rules on outdoor watering start Wednesday – only two days a week because of a drought that just keeps getting worse. The City Council raised no objection when staff members Tuesday night recommended the move.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month is still half a year away, but Turlock’s firefighters already are thinking about it. This year, they are seeking submissions from local high school students for a logo to feature on the T-shirts sold each October.
Gardens inspired by a variety of styles will be on display next weekend during the third annual Turlock Garden Tour. In addition, the San Joaquin Iris Society will offer a tour of homes in Turlock, Ceres and Modesto.
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