A 58-year-old man was arrested at the Sikh Temple in Turlock on Thursday, the seventh arrest this year at the place of worship where two factions have been in a power struggle over management of the temple’s affairs.
Move-in day at the California State University, Stanislaus dorms Wednesday came with helpful curbside haulers, handshakes with top brass and a week’s worth of freshmen-friendly tips and games – #7daysof epic.
A three-day closure of the Union Pacific Railroad crossing at Monte Vista Avenue and Golden State Boulevard is planned for Aug. 22-24, tying up town access to major stores and blocking the key access route to Stanislaus State just as classes start for fall semester.
Turlock tackled its most ticklish topics in a marathon City Council meeting that touched on the dueling farmers markets, a booming entertainment venue, downtown parking, fixing city roads and crime fighting.
Tom Hillsamer, 90, signed on with the U.S. Navy three days after graduating from high school in 1944 and for two years saw the world from the bridge of a liberty ship. Turlock veterans groups and CovenantCare Hospice acknowledged his service Monday in a ceremony.
A report by the Auto Insurance Center, titled “Jammed,” says Turlock drivers average $31 per year in commute-related expenditures, the lowest cost in the nation. Turlockers also have the least time lost in traffic delays – just one hour a year, the report states.
A contentious competition between the nonprofit Turlock Certified Farmers Market and the startup for-profit Turlock Downtown Farmers’ Market took another turn Wednesday with the announcement one of them would move from the location both had sought.
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)
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