U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) was one of three Californians chosen to serve on the House Agriculture Committee in the 113th Congress, it was announced Wednesday.
The pending implementation of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare bill – the Affordable Care Act – could result in more than 300 jobs coming to Stanislaus County.
The rain fell and the winds blew this past weekend - as predicted - and the City of Turlock fared pretty well in the first big storm of the winter season. In fact, some residents took advantage of the temporarily flooded streets to get in some kayaking.
Some election cycles it seems that nothing changes. The incumbents are reelected, or candidates with the same ideology take their place.
There's good news and bad news in the 2012 Farm Income Forecast, released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Members of Home Community Church's group Knit Wits put their hobby to good use on Tuesday, handing out 100 handmade scarves to the homeless at Denair Park.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau I just reached "middle age," or the approximate mid-way point in the expected lifespan of a female living in the United States.
Hundreds gathered for an early Thanksgiving dinner on Tuesday - and to show their thanks for the year's blessings by giving back to those in need through the Salvation Army.
For 24 Emanuel Medical Center employees, the start of the holiday season was bleak this year as the hospital eliminated 17 full-time and seven part-time positions on Thursday.
Three witches, a prophesy and murder. Sounds like any modern horror tale, but this "Scottish play" has been fascinating audiences for at least 400 years.
October has come to an end, and with it the Turlock Firefighters' "Working Toward a Cure" fundraising campaign for Emanuel Cancer Center.
Name of business: Angel Baby
As the devastation of Hurricane Sandy and the following superstorm continues to mount, area residents are not only sympathizing with those on the East Coast but many are asking how they can help.
Since its opening on Feb. 27, the Turlock Gospel Mission Homeless Assistance Ministry has provided the homeless a safe place to go during the day and a variety of social services. Thanks to the Turlock Rotary Club, the H.A.M. center will soon offer literacy and GED test tutoring.
Sometimes the only thing stopping a non-profit agency from opening its doors and providing much-needed services to those in need is a lack of carpet, or maybe the absence of light fixtures. Now, local non-profits and other organizations have a new place to turn for building supplies - the Turlock Chamber of Commerce Foundation.
For the second month in a row the unemployment rate in Stanislaus County rose slightly in November, reaching back into double digits.
Turlock Police surrounded a house with weapons drawn for five hours Thursday night in an attempt to contact a man suspected of putting a gun to the head of a local woman. When police finally entered the Marshall Street home around midnight, the suspect was nowhere to be found, said Turlock Police spokesperson Officer Mayra Lewis.
During his regular work week, Turlock Police Officer Joe Dusel can be seen patrolling the streets of town atop his motorcycle. On Friday, however, Dusel traded in his usual two-wheeled motorized vehicle for a three-wheeler. Dusel wasn't off-roading, instead the traffic safety officer was patrolling the parking lots around Monte Vista Crossings shopping center atop one of the police department's Trikke Carving Vehicles, an electric powered personal transportation device.
Karen Anderson got quite a scare Monday afternoon. The south Turlock resident was labeling cans in her kitchen when she heard a "swish, swish" sound and then "a big bang" before her whole house shook. She ran outside to find a giant tree had fallen into her yard, a foot away from hitting her house.
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