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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


Shoplifting turns into robbery

A man attempting to shoplift a pair of shoes from Wal-Mart was arrested for robbery after fighting with a loss prevention agent and a police officer.

April 08, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


High-heeled walkers unite for awareness campaign

A parade of red-heeled men and boys will soon be marching through downtown Modesto as the Haven Women's Center of Stanislaus County hosts their third Walk A Mile In Her Shoes event April 16.

April 08, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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Articles By Author - Sabra Stafford


Sexual assault alleged at photo shoot

A woman is claiming she was sexually assaulted during a home photo shoot and the photographer had been placed under arrest, according to the Turlock ...

May 24, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Sentencing delayed for Turlock man convicted of abusing former girlfriend

The sentence hearing for a Turlock man convicted of torturing his former girlfriend, including keeping her locked in a dog cage for hours at a ...

May 24, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Merced County Sheriff investigates animal cruelty claims at Stevinson bullfights

The Merced County Sheriff's Department has launched an animal cruelty investigation into the area's bullfighting organizations after confiscating dozens of spears used to ...

May 24, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


One dead in Turlock shooting

A man was arrested by Turlock Police officers for a homicide that was possibly sparked by an incident of road rage.

May 21, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Freeway collision injures Hilmar man

A 20-year Hilmar man sustained serious head injuries after his vehicle collided with a big rig on Highway 99 Thursday morning.

May 20, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Unemployment rate drops in Stanislaus County

Stanislaus County saw a decline in the number of unemployed individuals during the month of April, according to the latest report from the Employment Development ...

May 20, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Thieves targeting Turlock mailboxes

Once again a thief or thieves are breaking into mailboxes around various Turlock neighborhoods, according to the Turlock Police Department.

May 20, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


VFW burglary suspect arrested on new charges

The Keyes man arrested for the burglary at the Turlock Veterans of Foreign War Hall in April found himself back in custody after leading Stanislaus ...

May 19, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Los Banos police officer charged with sex crimes

A Los Banos police officer was arrested Wedensday on allegations he had sexual relations with his students while working as a teacher at Los Banos ...

May 19, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Water control board hands conservation efforts over to local districts

The efforts to keep water usage at a reasonable level will now be the responsibility of individual water districts as the State Water Resources Control ...

May 19, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Honey bees still declining, finds survey

The number of honey bee colonies in the United States experienced an 8 percent decline in 2015, according to a recently released study from the ...

May 17, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock’s problem-plagued fire engine to be replaced

A new fire engine is slated to roll into Turlock and it will be replacing one that has left fire fighters stranded out on calls ...

May 17, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Government


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