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Annual survey finds more homeless in Turlock, county

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As the Turlock City Council continues to debate the best way to spend funding to address the homeless crisis, the annual point-in-time survey results were released finding an increase in homeless individuals living in Turlock, as well as an increase throughout Stanislaus County as a whole.

Every winter the Stanislaus Community System of Care conducts a point-in-time count one day in January where volunteers scour the county taking a physical census of the number of homeless individuals in each city and surrounding areas.

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Turlock police investigating series of paintball attacks on bicyclists and pedestrians

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Mitch Boehs was on his weekly bicycle ride with friends on Monte Vista Avenue in Turlock on Wednesday evening when he heard a series of pops and felt a sting in his left arm.

“I looked to the side, then I saw a guy leaning out the window of the car with a gun in his hand, shooting at us,” Boehs said.

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Motorcyclist killed in weekend crash near Modesto identified

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A motorcyclist who died in a crash southwest of Modesto on Friday night has been identified as a Keyes man.

Esteban Diaz, 38, was riding a Yamaha north on Shiloh Road, south of Paradise Road, when he drifted off the east side of the road around 11:30 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.

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Family of 7 lost everything in electrical house fire on Memorial Day

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A family of seven including five small children said they lost “everything” in an electrical house fire on Memorial Day.

Christopher Gutierrez said his Fiancé Alexis Bustamante was out on Monday picking up one of their kids while Gutierrez was at home washing a new play set he had just bought his kids in their front yard.

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Two-Vehicle Crash on Hatch Road and Crows Landing Road in Modesto

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Auto Crash on Crows Landing Road in Modesto

The California Highway Patrol reported an auto crash on Crows Landing Road in Modesto on the afternoon of May 26, 2023. The motor vehicle collision occurred shortly after 2:30 p.m. at Crows Landing Road and East Hatch Road.

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Gavin Newsom addresses backlash to LGBT pride: Woke is just another ‘dog whistle’

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G ov. Gavin Newsom (D-CA) reacted on Wednesday to a Pride flag that was burned at a Los Angeles area elementary school, decrying "a full-throated purge effort" that he says is orchestrated "by the far-right."

A rainbow-colored Pride flag that had been placed in a plant pot outside of a Saticoy Elementary School classroom was lit on fire and destroyed earlier this month.

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This Memorial Day celebration featured traditional salute with mariachi, folklórico dance

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When Frank Jaramillo returned from a tour of duty with the 75th Airborne Rangers, his welcome home was far from friendly.

“I was yelled at, cussed at, had things thrown at me,” said the 73-year-old Madera resident after he was honored during the city’s Memorial Day celebration at Courthouse Park.

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Airline donates retired jetliner to local college. How will students use the aircraft?

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A local trade college now has students in its aviation maintenance program in Fresno receiving invaluable hands-on experience – and potentially a head-start in their professional careers – following an airline’s donation of a retired jetliner to the school.

Utah-based SkyWest Airlines, which has a maintenance base at Fresno Yosemite International Airport, offered the Bombardier CRJ200 regional jet to San Joaquin Valley College. Although the 50-seat aircraft is 23 years old, it is nearly identical in its airframe and systems to many of the other jets that remain active in the airline’s fleet.

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Whitney girl soars to school’s first CIF state track and field championship to lead locals

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The goal for Sacramento-area athletes was to reach the medal stand Saturday night in the 103rd CIF State Track & Field Championships in Clovis.

The highest step belonged to a local champion from Placer County who went out on top at Whitney High School.

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Man carjacked at gunpoint just outside city Monday night

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On Monday, May 22nd, 2023, at 10:44 pm, the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a reported carjacking that had just occurred near the intersection of W Harding Rd and S Tegner Rd, Turlock.

When deputies arrived in the area, they contacted the victim in a nearby church parking lot who told them that while he was driving his white 2022 Dodge Durango, he was approached by two men armed with handguns.

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