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Emanuel Medical Center names new CEO

Emanuel Medical Center welcomes its third chief executive officer in four years, as the Turlock hospital announced the hiring of Murali Naidu, MD, FACS to the top administrative position. Naidu assumed responsibility for all hospital operations, executive planning and directing medical services as of Nov. 15. He takes over for Warren Kirk, CEO of Doctors… Keep Reading

Two dead in collisions on Highway 99 in Turlock

Two people lost their lives in two separate collisions on Highway 99 in Turlock on Sunday, the California Highway Patrol reported. The first incident was a single vehicle collision reported at 2:30 a.m. Sunday on northbound Highway 99, north of W. Monte Vista Avenue. The deceased was identified as Luis Rudolfo Mojarro, 29, of Galt… Keep Reading

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Gas prices soar in Turlock, statewide

California gas prices reached a record high this week, leaving local drivers feeling penny pinched at the pump.  The cost of fuel in Turlock ranged from $4.37 to $4.85 per gallon as of Friday, the same day that AAA’s gas price monitor reported an average price of $4.70 per gallon statewide. The average represents yet… Keep Reading

Drunk Driver Arrested After Injuring Two

At about 9:45 pm Monday night, the Turlock Police Department, Turlock Fire Department, and American Medical Response were dispatched to a reported vehicle collision with injuries at the intersection of North Golden State Boulevard and West Monte Vista Avenue, Turlock. When crews arrived on scene, they located two vehicles involved. One was a gray Dodge… Keep Reading

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TUSD trustees consider making district map changes

Turlock Unified School District trustees started discussing possible revisions to the trustee area map, following data presented from the 2020 census. Every 10 years with the U.S. Census, the school district is required to evaluate boundaries for trustee areas. “The district has an obligation every 10 years to look at these boundaries and do something… Keep Reading

‘Pink Friday’ coming to downtown Turlock

Most shopping enthusiasts are familiar with the long-running retail holiday known as Black Friday, but this year a group of downtown businesses are hoping Turlockers will embrace a new event featuring smalltown sales and a pop of color. Pink Friday is the antithesis of its predecessor and encourages customers to shop local before Thanksgiving, taking… Keep Reading

Suspect smashes cars, assaults officer

Around 10:15 p.m. Sunday the Turlock Police Department responded to the 500 block of Angelus Street for a report of a man hitting vehicles with a board. The first officer to arrive at the scene say the suspect, later identified as Jose Cisneros, 40, of Turlock, strike vehicles in an alleyway with a large board.… Keep Reading

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