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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.
In an election year where ethics has been a focus for elections, farmers’ markets, and campaign finance reform, Councilwoman Amy Bublak will be taking both the Oath of Office and an Oath of Ethics, an oath she has taken before a judge since 2008. When first elected to Turlock City Council in 2008, Councilwoman Bublak, a former police officer, likened the public service of a City Councilmember to that of a police officer, and took an Oath of Ethics, similar to a police officer’s, in addition to her Oath of Office. While similar to the oath a police officer would take, Councilwoman Bublak wrote this oath specifically for the Turlock City Council to take voluntarily.
For the third time in four months, drivers should be aware that the railroad crossing at Monte Vista Avenue at Golden State Boulevard will be closed for “repairs” again. The "repairs" are actually a reconstruction, now.
The now infamous Monte Vista “Bump” is getting fixed and closing the railroad crossing at Monte Vista Avenue once again. A few months after Union Pacific Railroad replaced railroad tracks and concrete panels at the Monte Vista Avenue railroad crossing in August, a new construction project will close the crossing, again.
Turlock police and firefighters have responded to a report of a pedestrian being hit by a train. A train was stopped at West Canal Drive and North Front Street at around 10:50 a.m.
A shooting that occurred on North Thor Street is being reported as a suspected burglary in which the homeowner shot and killed the alleged intruder. On Oct. 31, at approximately 1 p.m., Turlock Police officers responded to a shooting on the 300 block of North Thor Street. 
The Turlock Police Department has responded to a report of a possible shooting on North Thor Street. At approximately 1:15 p.m., Turlock police and firefighters responded to a possible shooting on the 300 block of North Thor Street.