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Not for mowing

High powered motorsports action continued this past Friday with lawn mower races at the 2014 Stanislaus County Fair. Thousands of fans gathered at the Food Maxx Arena for action-packed excitem...

July 18, 2014 | Eddie Ruiz | Community

Kids learn about salmon at the fair

Sawyer Wilson, 3, and his sister Emily Wilson, 5, were just two of the many children who learned about the lifecycle of the salmon while making paint prints at the Stanislaus County Fair on Fri...

July 18, 2014 | Kristina Hacker | Local

Pursuit ends with Turlock man’s arrest

A Turlock man was arrested on multiple criminal charges after leading California Highway Patrol officers on a dangerous high speed chase around Merced County Thursday afternoon. Around 4 p.m. ...

July 18, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Young siblings nabbed for theft

A brother and sister found themselves in trouble with law enforcement after stealing a wallet from a woman at a play area. The incident happened around 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the McDonald's p...

July 18, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

County unemployment unchanged

The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County remained at a steady rate between May and June, according to the latest report from the Employment Development Department. The June unemployment rate...

July 18, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Local

Baking not my forte

My fondest olfactory memories of childhood are of when my mom would bake cinnamon and sugar stuffed apples - yum! So when local chiropractor Dave Dubyak called me with a desperate need for app...

July 18, 2014 | Kristina Hacker | Local

Turlock ag students bid fond farewell to award-winning FFA advisor, ag teacher

Turlock High's FFA program has been a California powerhouse for the better part of the last decade, having earned eight consecutive Chapter Group titles at both the State and Stanislaus County ...

July 18, 2014 | Frankie Tovar | Education

Candidates talk new water fines, state control of resources at public forum

Water resources and the best way to manage them brought out the most impassioned responses from local State Assembly and Senate candidates at a debate held at California State University, Stanisl...

July 17, 2014 | Kristina Hacker | Government

‘Peter Pan’ takes flight with YES Company

Stanislaus County Office of Education's YES Company is bringing the classic musical "Peter Pan" to the Gallo Center for the Arts for a two week run. Based on J.M. Barrie's classic production, "P...

July 17, 2014 | | ARTS/LEISURE

Popular kids group swings into Gallo

Kidz Bop, the #1 music group for children in the United States, is embarking on their 30-city national "Dream Big, Sing Loud" tour and will make a stop at the Gallo Center at 7 p.m. on July 27. ...

July 17, 2014 | | ARTS/LEISURE

Carnegie hosts ‘Dead Man’

The Merced College Theatre Society is staging the dark comedy "Dead Man's Cell Phone," by playwright Sarah Ruhl. An incessantly ringing cell phone in a quiet cafe. A stranger at the next table w...

July 17, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | ARTS/LEISURE

Final meet against Ceres ends Seadogs way

Make it a perfect 6-0 record for the Turlock Seadogs summer swimming program. In the final meet of the regular season against the Ceres Dolphins, the Seadogs slid their way atop by a score of 94...

July 17, 2014 | Eddie Ruiz | SPORTS

Senior All-Stars Turlock National win District and Section titles

A section title can happen no matter what adversities a team faces, especially working out of the loser's bracket. It happened for the Turlock National All-Stars at the senior level, who became ...

July 17, 2014 | Eddie Ruiz | SPORTS

Babe Ruth 18-year-olds win state tournament

The Stanislaus Cardinals Babe Ruth team nabbed the state champions for Babe Ruth baseball. With the tournament starting on Friday at Hollister, the Cardinals managed to win four straight games, ...

July 17, 2014 | Eddie Ruiz | SPORTS

Turlock American 12-year-olds win Section title

The 12-year-old Turlock American All-Stars were crowned the Section 6 champions Tuesday night after besting Hoover Tyler, 2-1. The championship tops an outstanding year for the squad that includ...

July 17, 2014 | Eddie Ruiz | SPORTS

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