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Culinary showdown Turlock: Pitman wins high school Iron Chef competition

For the past several weeks the students in the culinary programs at Turlock and Pitman high schools have thrown themselves into learning everything they could about Indian cuisine. They've watched videos, read cookbooks, and learned all about the spices that flavor the traditional meals.

April 22, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Education


County workforce agency restructured into new organizations

The Board of the Stanislaus Economic Development and Workforce Alliance officially disbanded on Monday, with two new entities taking its place, one as a private enterprise and the other as a public entity.

April 22, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Government


Stanislaus County fails in State of Air report

Residents of Stanislaus County are still subjected to breathing in some of the worst air in the country, according to the American Lung Association's State of the Air report.

April 22, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


LightBox actors ready to debut ‘The Reluctant Dragon’

The LightBox Theatre Company is pulling back the curtain Friday at the Carnegie Arts Center on their production of "The Reluctant Dragon."

April 21, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | ARTS/LEISURE


Litter removal program helping cleanup highways

The highways that pass through the Central Valley got some sprucing up Thursday with Caltran's annual statewide Litter Removal and Enforcement Day.

April 21, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Robbery, weapon charges for Turlock man

A Turlock man is facing criminal charges for a weapon offense and a robbery after he was caught allegedly trying to shoplift from a grocery store.

April 19, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


BB gun shooting injures one

The Turlock Police Department is investigating a shooting that left one man wounded from a BB on Sunday night.

April 19, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Clean-up in Denair

Residents of Denair proved they care about their community by turning out Saturday for some clean-up projects. The campaign drew out about 15 volunteers, including sophomores from Denair High School, for a day of cleaning up along the railroad tracks and planting trees at the Senior Center and Denair Friends Church. The plantings were to replace the trees that were lost when a tornado came through town. The clean-up project also had a community dumpster at Connecting Points Church for residents to use to dispose of any non hazardous materials.

April 19, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Unemployment rate grows slightly in Stanislaus County

The number of unemployed in Stanislaus County grew by a slim margin in March, according to the latest report from the Employment Development Department.

April 15, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


State survey paints grim picture for health of Stanislaus County residents

The overall health of Stanislaus County residents could be better. In fact it could be a lot better according to the California Department of Public Health's recently released County Health Status Profiles 2016.

April 15, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Janitor turned bank robber turns himself in

The custodian wanted for robbing the bank he was hired to clean has been arrested after he surrendered to the Turlock Police Department early Thursday morning.

April 14, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Health alert issued over counterfeit pills

Health officials and law enforcement are warning the public of a rash of overdose deaths from a counterfeit painkiller that is actually a powerful opiate.

April 12, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Fire reported at National Guard building in Turlock

A quick response from the Turlock Fire Department kept a fire at the Army National Guard facility in Turlock from spreading through the building.

April 12, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Janitor robs Turlock bank

The Turlock Police Department is seeking the whereabouts of a janitor that robbed a bank he had been hired to clean.

April 12, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Odd request ends with burglary arrest

A woman who repeatedly entered the home of strangers to ask for Advil was arrested by the Turlock Police Department and charged with burglary.

April 08, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


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Articles By Author - Sabra Stafford


Big rig crash off Highway 99 in Turlock kills one man, injures another

A semi truck driver died Thursday morning after his tractor trailer veered off the highway and crashed into a carport, narrowly missing the Turlock apartment ...

May 05, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Unknown suspect stabs Turlock bicyclist

The Turlock Police Department is searching for a suspect who stabbed another man in the chest in an apparently unprovoked attack Saturday afternoon.

May 05, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Probe into Turlock shooting leads to cache of narcotics

An investigation into a shooting led to the arrest of a Turlock man and the seizure of cocaine, marijuana, and a large sum of cash ...

May 05, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Suicidal man disarmed with bean bag rounds

A 25-year-old man hoping to provoke law enforcement into shooting him during a suicidal moment was taken into custody Sunday morning after Turlock Police officers ...

May 03, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


March sees improved water conservation rates statewide

Despite a lack of rain in March Californians didn't lag in their water conservation efforts, according to the recent data from the State Water ...

May 03, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Final suspect caught for Turlock man’s murder

The lone remaining suspect wanted for the fatal shooting of a Turlock man was apprehended in the Bay Area on Sunday.

May 03, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Kitten rescue goes viral

Turlock Firefighters are causing "ahs" to be uttered around the country as a video of them rescuing four kittens from a burning wood pile spreads ...

May 03, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Gang members prison bound for involvement in Stanislaus County crimes

Three members of the Nuestra Familia gang were sentenced recently to prison for a variety of offenses in Stanislaus County, including orchestrating a home invasion ...

May 03, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Pursuit prompts investigation that leads to three arrests

Three men were arrested and a shotgun recovered after a pursuit that started because the driver failed to stop for a Turlock Police officer.

April 29, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Children’s Play Park a project of community pride

The children scampering up and down the wooden play structure at Donnelly Park likely haven't given much thought, if at all, to how the ...

April 29, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock Police sponsoring rape defense class

The Turlock Police Department is currently taking sign-ups for their Rape Aggression Defense class.

April 28, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Multiple suspects charged in connection with Turlock man’s murder

The Turlock Police Department has arrested three individuals and is seeking the whereabouts of a fourth person in connection to the fatal shooting that claimed ...

April 28, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Turlock Council allocates grants to draw in tourists

The Turlock City Council approved a bevy of grants for several special events that have the potential to draw in visitors to Turlock, but left ...

April 26, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Government


Turlock man prison bound for multiple DUIs

A Turlock man who has repeatedly been arrested and convicted of driving under the influence is headed to prison for his fifth conviction, reported the ...

April 26, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Driver freed from crashed car by Turlock Fire

The Turlock Fire Department rescued a motorist from his crushed vehicle after the driver struck a light post.

April 26, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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