Motorists around Turlock are beginning to experience some extra traffic along busy corridors that are in the process of receiving a facelift. For the past couple of weeks, construction crews have been updating curbs and gutters along Geer Road and Hawkeye Avenue in preparation for road repaving, which will begin in coming weeks.
The East Side Mosquito Abatement District has announced that a dead bird found in Stanislaus County has tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV), the first detection of the virus in the county this year. Throughout the state, WNV has been detected in 10 counties with activity confirmed in 18 dead birds, 17 mosquito samples, no horses, and no human cases, as of May 15.
The Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department will out in full force during Memorial Day weekend, cracking down on impaired drivers with DUI Saturation Patrols. Officers have received specialized training to help identify those driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol and remove persons under the influence from the roadways. The Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department is prepared to stop and arrest any drunk driver they see to keep roads safe.
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