Voice of the students on TUSD Board

Turlock students have a couple of their own advocating for them and voicing their concerns on issues big and small when it comes to the Turlock Unified School Board of Trustees. Bella Kern and Kate Ogden are the student representatives on the TUSD Board and participate in the board’s bimonthly meetings. The two high school… Keep Reading

Homelessness at record high in Stanislaus County

The number of homeless individuals in Stanislaus County jumped 28 percent from last year during the annual point-in-time count for 2021. Every two years, during the last 10 days of January, the U.S. Department of Housing & Community Development requires communities across the country to conduct a comprehensive count of people experiencing homelessness. The goal… Keep Reading

Valley Mental Health Services Receive Funds

Earlier this month, Representative Josh Harder (CA-10) announced he has secured $9 million in federal funds for mental health services across the Central Valley. Stanislaus County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services will receive $4 million. The Alliance for Community Wellness (La Familia) which spans Stanislaus, Alameda, and Merced counties will receive $5 million. The grants… Keep Reading

Some California essential workers could get cash through a Biden pandemic relief plan

Front-line farm, grocery-store and meatpacking workers in California could see financial relief through a federal program designed to alleviate pandemic-related costs. The Farm and Food Workers Relief Program, offered through the United States Department of Agriculture, promises $700 million in grants for those workers across the U.S. The Biden administration has not said when it… Keep Reading

High winds blow through Turlock

Forceful winds blew through the Central Valley on Monday, downing trees and knocking out power during a mayhem-filled day in Turlock.  A red flag warning was issued by the National Weather Service for Turlock and surrounding areas on Monday, with gusts of up to 47 miles per hour recorded locally. Though the warning continued through… Keep Reading

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Pumpkins in high demand this season

Turlock’s R.A.M. Farms has experienced a high demand for pumpkins this year as companies from other parts of the country are looking at a possible  shortage of the popular fall gourd. Reports of pumpkin blight in the Midwest, weather extremes and COVID-19 related shipping delays have many questioning if there will be a pumpkin shortage… Keep Reading

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Marijuana bust made in commercial area of Turlock

The Turlock Police Department seized a large stash of marijuana plants on Wednesday at a commercial building in down that had a value of more than $1 million. A search warrant was obtained and served shortly before 9 a.m. Wednesday at a site in the 2800 block of Lassiter Lane, which is located in a commercial… Keep Reading

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