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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.
Tuesday, 01 August 2017 08:42

Advisory: Homicide on F Street

The Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a homicide in the south Turlock area.

Emanuel Medical Center is restricting visitors following a threatening phone call. Public safety personnel advised that the hospital had received a threat involving an Uzi from a phone call and was going into lockdown.
The Turlock area is currently experiencing an Charter Spectrum service outage.

According a Charter Spectrum representative, the outage occurred at approximately 2:28 p.m.

The 4th of July in Turlock is always something to celebrate with a thrilling annual parade that attracts thousands and a stellar fireworks show that closes out the night. Beginning at 10 a.m., the Downtown Turlock 4th of July Parade will be making its way through Main Street, between East Canal Drive and Market Street, Broadway between A Street and Orchard Street, and First Street between A Street and Orchard Street. These streets will be closed during the parade for safety.
Turlock firefighters and police officers have responded to Hotel Drive for a report of a gas leak.

The public safety personnel responded to the the call which came in around 10:30 a.m.
The Turlock Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a missing 63 year-old woman. The woman is identified as Norma Jean MacDonald, and she was last heard from on Jun. 12. 
Turlock police have revealed the identity of the male homicide victim from the reported shooting on Jun. 15. As the investigation into the homicide continues, police have revealed Joga Shergill, 54 of Turlock, as the victim in the incident.
Only limited details are available through an update by the Turlock Police Department of a reported possible shooting, on Lander Avenue by Glenwood Avenue, and that involved a deceased man. The Turlock Police Department are now calling the death a homicide and remains under investigation.
The Turlock Police Department is investigating a possible shooting at the corner of Lander Avenue and West Glenwood Avenue. Turlock police officers responded to the call at approximately 4:40 a.m. 
Turlock firefighters and police have responded to a call of a structure fire. Firefighters were dispatched at approximately 9:30 p.m. to the 200 block of Davis Street.
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