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Clerk Recorder Fee Changes Effective Jan 1

Stanislaus County Clerk Recorder and Registrar of Voters Lee Lundrigan has announced some fee changes in her office.

December 20, 2017 | | Government


Military News

U.S. Air Force Airman Eric M. Campbell graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

December 20, 2017 | | Government


U.S Forest Service, CAL FIRE Address Forest Health

U.S. Forest Service officials this week announced that an additional 27 million trees, mostly conifers, died throughout California since November 2016, bringing the total number of trees that have died due to drought and bark beetles to an historic 129 million on 8.9 million acres. The dead trees continue to pose a hazard to people and critical infrastructure, mostly centered in the central and southern Sierra Nevada region of the state.

December 13, 2017 | | Government


U.S. Agriculture Secretary Hears Valley Farmers

Many issues facing California farmers, from the Food Safety Modernization Act to the North American Free Trade Agreement and the 2018 Farm Bill, came to the forefront as United States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, a former farmer and veterinarian, made his first appearance in the state at a forum hosted in Modesto on Sunday, Nov. 5.

November 08, 2017 | By ERIC ESCALANTE Special To The Leader | Government


November Mobile Hours Offered

U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) has announced Mobile District Office (MDO) hours for the month of November 2017, where 10th district residents can get help with specific casework or ask questions.

November 01, 2017 | | Government


County’s Deputy Officer Focusing On Prevention

Ruben Imperial has been appointed to fill the position of Deputy Executive Officer with the Stanislaus County Chief Executive Office. His work will center on providing leadership and direction in the alignment of the County with Focus on Prevention, a regional initiative with the aim to improve the quality of life for all Stanislaus residents and families through coordinated prevention efforts working across multiple sectors.

October 25, 2017 | | Government


Denham Due In Oakdale

Mobile District Office (MDO) hours for October, 2017 have been announced by Congressman Jeff Denham, where 10th district residents can get help with specific casework or ask questions. The MDOs are hosted by staff and, when possible, by Rep. Denham. Staff members are available to assist 10th district residents with casework on matters including Medicare, Veteran's Affairs, Social Security, the Internal Revenue Service and other federal agencies.

October 04, 2017 | | Government


New ‘Thank-A-Vet Thursday’ Video Recently Released

On Thursday, Sept. 14, U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) released his fifth Thank-a-Vet Thursday (TVT) video, honoring Retired U.S. Army Specialist Jack Griffith. Shared on Rep. Denham's Facebook, Twitter and YouTube pages, the video is an excerpt of an interview conducted by Wounded Warrior Fellow Peter Butler as part of Rep. Denham's ongoing efforts with the Library of Congress Veterans History Project.

September 20, 2017 | | Government


Stanislaus County Releases Final Budget For Fiscal Year

Stanislaus County officials are releasing their Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Recommended Final Budget for consideration as the final spending plan for the current fiscal year. A Public Hearing to adopt the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Recommended Final Budget has been scheduled at 6:35 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 19. The hearing will take place at 1010 10th St., Modesto, in the basement Board Chambers.

September 13, 2017 | | Government


Veterans Bill Moves On

Lawmakers this past week approved a bill by Sen. Tom Berryhill of Modesto, which would give much-needed assistance to disabled veterans in California.

September 06, 2017 | | Government


Denham Reaffirms Support For DACA Program

Congressman Jeff Denham (CA-10) on Tuesday joined Central Valley Dreamer Tomas Evangelista to reaffirm his support for Dreamers and the DACA program, and called on his colleagues in Congress on both sides of the aisle to join together to pass legislation to protect Dreamers facing the imminent threat of a DACA repeal.

August 30, 2017 | | Government


CAL FIRE Forest Health Grants Reduce Greenhouse Gases

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) on Tuesday announced that the department will award over $21 million in grants to local groups across California that will help the state reduce greenhouse gas emissions and sequester carbon.

August 16, 2017 | | Government


Christianson Not Seeking Another Term As Sheriff

By SABRA STAFFORD

August 16, 2017 | | Government


State Transportation Projects Receive Funding Approval

Continuing the push to rebuild and maintain California's infrastructure, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) has allocated nearly $593 million to 124 transportation projects that will alleviate traffic delays, repair aging roads and bridges and encourage bicycling and walking.

July 12, 2017 | | Government


New Commercial Driver’s License Requirements

The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) wants to remind commercial driver license (CDL) customers that new requirements and updated acceptable documents became effective earlier this year.

July 05, 2017 | | Government


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Stops In Local Cities Scheduled By Denham

With stops planned in Oakdale, Escalon and Riverbank, U.S. Representative Jeff Denham has announced Mobile District Office (MDO) hours for the month of February ...

January 30, 2018 | | Government


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