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.
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.
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.
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.