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Turlock firefighters have formally endorsed Incumbent Councilwoman Amy Bublak for District 4 and Gil Esquer for District 2 Turlock City Council elections. With two distinct candidates each representing a different district of the community, the Turlock Firefighters Political Action Committee made endorsements that they believe were the best choices for Turlock.
Turlock Police and Fire personnel have responded to the area of Golden State Boulevard, between Hawkeye Avenue and Del’s Lane, due to reports of a pedestrian being hit. At about 7:20 p.m., police have blocked off Golden State between Hawkeye and Del’s.
A national craze of “creepy clowns” being spotted in public began a few months ago throughout the East Coast, and now just 3 weeks before Halloween, they have made their way to the Central Valley. “Creepy clowns” is a phenomenon that started in South Carolina sometime around August, according to a news report by Fox11 in Los Angeles.
On June 28, City Council approved by 3 to 5 vote the Voluntary Campaign Contribution Pledge which holds candidates to receive $1,000 contributions per person and disclose the every contribution from $1 and up on their Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) 460 forms. Councilman Steven Nascimento, despite signing the pledge, has not held himself to that standard. Recent filings for the FPPC campaign finance 460 form from Councilman Nascimento reveals that $619 was received by the Councilman during the second filing period from July 1 to Sept. 24 was not disclosed as the pledge necessitates.
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The Turlock Fire Department responded to a call of a building on fire near the Sacred Heart Thrift Shop on East Avenue. At approximately 12:50 p.m. on Sunday, Turlock firefighters arrived at the Sacred Heart Thrift Shop, located at 1388 East Avenue, to put out a fire.
The Turlock Police Department arrested a Turlocker for possession and distribution of child pornography. On Thursday, Turlock Police Detectives arrested Gary Bishop, a 42 year old male from Turlock, after an investigation led to the discovery of over 10,000 images of child pornography. 
By now most of you have heard that the California Water Board just released a report called the Substitute Environmental Document (SED), which recommends that 40% of the water in the Tuolumne, Merced, and Stanislaus Rivers flow unimpaired to the Delta in order to improve the salmon habitat. A better name for the document is the SHAM Environmental Document because it is a smokescreen that hides the real reason why 40% flows are needed.
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