More people visited the Merced County Fair this year, a 7 percent increase over 2013, however, paid attendance was down 11 percent from the previous year.
A crew of real estate agents descended on Donnelly Park Thursday morning, not because the iconic lake in the park was suddenly put on the market, but instead to give the area a good cleaning.
No injuries were reported in a house fire on Porsche Strasse Wednesday evening.
Local legislators had mixed reactions to the $108 billion budget approved by the state Legislature in an unusual Father's Day session.
Father's Day is a sad time for me. It's been almost 15 years since my dad passed away and I can't help but think about all the things I never got to tell him.
A 3-year-old Turlock boy was rushed by air ambulance to UC Davis Medical Center Thursday night after toppling out of a second story window
Local legislators are opposing a proposal that would eliminate funds promised to help reduce pollution in the Central Valley.
It may only be the first week in June, but the Central Valley is about to heat up fast. The National Weather Service is forecasting record-high temperatures by Sunday.
Despite impassioned pleas against its construction, a new Taco Bell is one step closer to being built on N. Golden State Boulevard near the Pitman High campus.
There's no better time to put pride of country on display than the Fourth of July, and this year the Turlock Downtown Property Owners and Turlock Chamber of Commerce are hoping to see lots of "Country Pride" in the annual holiday parade.
The Turlock City Council will consider two big issues at Tuesday's post holiday meeting - the City's road tax initiative and electoral district boundaries.
Old Glory will look just a little more glorious this weekend as the hundreds of American flags that line the path through Turlock Memorial Park in honor of the community's fallen service members have been given new life, thanks to the Adopt a Flag campaign.
During her life, Grace Bishop was not only a founding board member of local foster youth agency Creative Alternatives, she was also one of the most passionate advocates for helping the hundreds of kids served by the agency.
Being a newspaper editor, I am always interested in new reports on how the media industry and journalism in general is faring in today's economy. I am used to reading headlines on the 'downfall' of newspapers and thinking the reports of our death "have been greatly exaggerated," in the words of Mark Twain. But I was a little taken aback by a recently released survey from Indiana University that found journalists are generally angry, white, old men.
All babies need tender loving care to survive and thrive in life, including native wildlife like barn owls, ravens, red foxes and red-tailed hawks. Often, orphaned or injured baby animals' only chance of survival is the Stanislaus Wildlife Care Center.
The older I get the more I think about what I will leave behind when my days here on Earth are done.
Walnut Elementary teacher Bret Sutterly has taken the 'Go Green' message to heart in his classroom and his efforts have been recognized on a national level.
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