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More homes on the way for Turlock

Updated: April 23, 2019, 10:04 p.m. Another well-established Turlock neighborhood will soon see five brand new homes built in the area, as a local developer is constructing his first-ever housing development in town.


Longtime Turlock business finds forever home

Updated: April 23, 2019, 9:53 p.m. Name of business: Lighthouse Creates Inc. Specialty: Signs, flags, banners, window graphics, car wraps and more. Turlock residents Dennis and Linda Buie have owned and operated Lighthouse Creates Inc. since 2008, providing marketing products for local business owne


The Latest: Car deliberately hits 8 California pedestrians

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – The Latest on eight people injured in Northern California after a car plows into them (all times local):. Authorities in Northern California say a man was arrested after he appeared to deliberately plow into a group of people, injuring eight, but that a motive is still under inve


Turlock educator named Teacher of the Year finalist

Updated: April 23, 2019, 10:07 p.m. Turlock High School English teacher Jared Jeffries has always had a passion for literature, and now his enthusiasm for the subject has trickled down to his students. This love of both teaching and learning hasn’t gone unnoticed by the Stanislaus County Office of E


Drugs found during bike stop

Peddling a bicycle through a stop sign resulted in Kevin DeHart, 49, of Ceres, being stopped Thursday afternoon by an officer who found him carrying drugs. Officer Alex Ochoa was on patrol at 1:28 p.m. and saw DeHart blow through the stop sign at Moore and Roeding roads. DeHart had a warrant for his


Library honors volunteers, supporters

Updated: April 23, 2019, 10:01 p.m. The Stanislaus County library system wouldn’t be able to provide the variety of services to the various communities if it wasn’t for a network of volunteers and organizations giving of their time and resources. The library sought to recognize these individuals wit


Turlock sees decline in overall crime

Updated: April 23, 2019, 10:13 p.m. There were fewer theft-related crimes in Turlock, helping the city’s police department record an overall lower crime rate, according to the Turlock Police Department’s annual report.


Parents arrested in California after toddler sons found in cages

Two parents in northern California have been arrested for child endangerment after authorities allegedly found their two toddler sons inside cages bolted to a bedroom wall. Modoc County Sheriff Tex Dowdy said Tuesday that deputies arrested 25-year-old Ramon Zendejas and his girlfriend, 25-year-old M


City task force tackles economic development

Updated: April 23, 2019, 10:11 p.m. Economic development will be the focus of a special task force meeting being held at City Hall Wednesday. Mayor Amy Bublak and the Council-appointed task force members will be reviewing the City’s Economic Development Strategic Plan and sales tax revenue trends, w


Homeless man known for stealing re-arrested

A 22-year-old homeless man with a history of vehicular burglary was back in jail early Thursday after he was spotted walking across someone’s front lawn in the neighborhood of Roeding Road near Barry Court.


Missing California mom dead in locked apartment; double homicide, police say

A Southern California woman who had been missing since Friday is one of two people found dead in a Newport Beach apartment, coroner’s officials said Monday. The bodies were found by a man returning home around 9:30 p.m. on Sunday. One of them was his roommate, the other a woman he didn’t know, Newpo


No distress calls came from pilot of vintage plane before it crashed in California prison yard

There was no distress call from the pilot of the vintage aircraft to the control tower Monday, April 22, in the minutes between when the plane took off and when it crashed into a Norco prison yard, a review of radio traffic showed.


$150G BMW i8 damaged after suspected drunk driver slams into California dealership

It could have been worse -- It could have been a Ferrari dealership. A suspected drunk driver may end up with a hefty tab after slamming into a pricey California car dealership showroom and causing nearly $200,000 in damage, the showroom manager said.


Man jailed after uttering threats to stab

Ceres resident Jose Raya, 36, was arrested Thursday evening after he allegedly violated a restraining order in the 2800 block of Dale Avenue and when denied entry to a home there pulled out a small knife and made threats to stab the victim.


California ranked as No.1 state with worst air quality: report

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - California ranked first as the state with the worst air pollution in the entire country. Seven California cities are among the top 10 in the country when it comes to smog and air pollution.


Driver plows into group of people in California, injuring 8 before smashing into tree, police say

The unidentified driver who plowed into eight people in California on Tuesday may have rammed the group "intentionally," officials said, noting the driver made no attempt to break and allegedly steered toward the pedestrians -- including a 13-year-old girl.


California Woman Attacked by Shark near Hawaii’s Big Island

A 65-year-old tourist from California was attacked by a shark Tuesday morning off the island of Hawaii, according to local authorities. The woman was several hundred yards offshore kayaking in Anaehoomalu Bay in South Kohala when she was bitten on her right upper thigh, according to a Hawaii Fire De


Driver headed for Coachella dies on her 21st birthday in California crash

A Gardena woman headed for the Coachella Music and Arts Festival in Indio died after she was thrown from the Jeep she was driving when it overturned as she was using her cell phone, the California Highway Patrol said Monday.


Gov. Gavin Newsom Seeking Explanation for High Gas Prices

California’s governor wants to know why gas prices are higher than in the rest of the country, blaming potential “inappropriate industry practices” Tuesday rather than the state’s higher taxes and tougher environmental regulations.


California Bill to reduce use of force passes unanimously

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California bill to reduce the use of force has passed unanimously, advancing out of the Senate Public Safety Committee. The bill, SB 230 , would set a national precedent by requiring consistent policies and mandatory training standards for all 500 California law enforcement