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Eric Escalante - eric@turlockcitynews.com

Eric Escalante - eric@turlockcitynews.com

Eric Escalante is a writer versed in research methodology, phonetics, syntax, and literary analysis.

At TurlockCityNews.com, he has written on the topics of Education, Government, and community events. He has also written on social, economic, and cultural dynamics, language in literature, and concepts of identity in regard to literature, gender, and race.

Escalante graduated from University of California, Berkeley with a Major in English and Minor in Linguistics. He served as an editor for the Comparative Literature Undergraduate Journal, Berkeley Fiction Review, and as a writer/editor for Spoon University.

In his spare time, Escalante watches WWE Monday Night Raw, a childhood passion of his. He also composes music, makes homemade pizzas, and reads novels.
City of Turlock police and firefighters have blocked off C Street between Lander Avenue and 6th Street after a tree caused a transformer to blow out. Power outages are being reported. Impacts to the immediate area include power outages to local businesses near La Perla Tapatia and Ranch Burger. La Perla Tapatia is currently not in service.
A live power line is down on Soderquist Road while Turlock police and firefighters are now on scene diverting traffic. People are advised to stay away from the area as the ground nearby may be charged with electricity.
Thursday, 16 February 2017 11:32

Turlock Gun Show Returns for 2017

Gunnin’ for Turlock! Hosted by Code of the West Productions of California, the Turlock Gun Show will be returning to the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds with over 150 tables and 50 vendors. “We have more than 50 vendors and over 150 tables. Most of the product displayed for purchase will include firearms (long guns and handguns), ammunition, knives, stun guns, pepper spray, shooting range/hunting related supplies (range bags, gun cases, gun safes, ammo cans, etc..). We even have a beef jerky vendor!” exclaimed Code of the West Promoter Jason Smith.
All parties involved in a three vehicle collision on Golden State Boulevard, that occurred Wednesday morning, are believed to be in stable condition. “The exact circumstances of the collision are still under investigation at this time,” reported Turlock Police Department spokesman officer Steve Rodrigues. “All parties who were involved in this traffic collision are believed to be in stable condition.”
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Turlock police officers have blocked off southbound Golden State Boulevard between Atherstone Road and Taylor as they investigate a major vehicle collision. This morning, two damaged vehicles are in the middle of the intersection of Golden State and Atherstone. Both have sustained heavy damage to the rear.
As conversations are going strong on public education with the pending vote for education secretary Betsy Devos, the future of the Affordable Care Act, and President Donald Trump’s Executive Orders on immigration and the border wall, Congressman Jeff Denham (R-10) will be hosting a tele-town hall this evening.
Thursday, 02 February 2017 16:34

First Ever Turlock Comic-Con February 4, 2017

Turlock will be host to its first ever Comic-Con, organized by Ziggy, of Ziggy’s Video Game Exchange. As the first ever Turlock Comic-Con has neared, the hype for the convention has grown. With numerous special attractions, cosplayers, and vendors have been announced for the big day, Turlock Comic-Con is seeking to bring a taste of the big conventions to Turlock and a true local outlet for anyone who’s ever been fascinated with collectibles, music, or movies.
Charter customers are dealing with an outage affecting multiple areas. Charter representatives have indicated that there have been outages affecting Escalon and Turlock.
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A four vehicle collision has caused congestion along the detour through the Monte Vista Crossings shopping center. Southbound Countryside Drive had four vehicles involved in a collision in the left lane, temporarily blocking traffic for passersby in the southbound lane.
Turlock now has its own See’s Candies, a permanent shop and not just a temporary seasonal location. While See’s Candies has opened up shop in Turlock previously, the locations have been seasonal for the holidays. This is the first shop that will be making its home in Turlock permanent. Doors are opening just in time for the Christmas season, too.
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