It took Denair's Tony Silveira 16 years to win for the first time, but only one year to do it again as the veteran driver claimed his second consecutive victory in Monday's "Traditional Turmoil" Destruction Derby, presented by the Turlock Lions Club, in the Food Maxx Arena at the Stanislaus County Fair.
July 12, 2016|
BY DALE BOSOWSKI
Portugal are the 2016 UEFA Euro Champions, which essentially entitles them to bragging rights as the best national soccer team in Europe, that's right, best in Europe, let that settle in for a second and remember how many Americans of Portuguese descent have settled here in Turlock or nearby.
The American 12-year-old All-Stars from Turlock absolutely dominated their run to a District 73 title and it started the same way the tournament began, with a win over their crosstown opponents, the Turlock Nationals, and ended in a 15-2 decision on Saturday at Julien Field.
The Turlock American 10-year-old All-Stars completed an American trifecta of District 73 titles on Sunday as they overcame their woes in the losers' bracket to beat out Los Banos in back-to-back games that ended in a lopsided score in both Championship finals.
USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service is making funds available to help improve and maintain air quality within designated areas of California, including Stanislaus County. Funding for the National Air Quality Initiative is available through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program; and those wishing to participate are encouraged to get their applications in soon.
A local store that sells items which have seen their fair share of years pass is now celebrating a birthday of its own. Main Street Antiques will turn 20 on Aug. 1, and for the past two decades the downtown location has provided the Turlock community with a wide variety of unique antiques.
The Stanislaus County Fair and the Salvation Army are holding a toy drive at the Fair gates on Thursday. Fair guests who donate one or more toy will receive two carnival ride tickets from Butler Amusements. All donations will help local children receive gifts for Christmas this year.
Turlock City Manager Gary Hampton and City Engineer Mike Pitcock have their work cut out for them over the next three weeks. They have been tasked with finding $100,000 in the City's operational budget that could possibly be reallocated to road repair and present a list of potential road projects the money could be spent on to the Council at their Aug. 9 meeting.
In the life of a U.S. Army soldier taking the oath of enlistment to defend and protect the United States Constitution and all that it represents is a monumental moment and for 36 new recruits it was made a little more special Monday night when they raised their right hands and swore their allegiance in front of an enthusiastic and supportive crowd at the Stanislaus County Fair.