Turlock's love of football came long before Tom Brandstater and Colin Kaepernick went from hometown heroes to NFL quarterbacks. Turlock native and former sports editor Richard Paolinelli knows in high school football, every fourth quarter comeback, rivalry matchup and playoff run is important to the players and fans. Paolinelli pays tribute to Turlock's Friday night warriors in his new book "From the Fields: A History of Prep Football in Turlock."
After resurrecting the program at Hilmar High back in 2009, head coach Howie Tremble has been gradually working towards improving and growing the team. His efforts have paid off and this year's Yellowjacket roster is almost double last year's team.
It's finally starting to set in for me that summer break is officially over. The days of being able to fish any day of the week are gone. This past summer I set a personal record of consecutive days fishing. If it wasn't for a dental appointment, my streak would have went a little longer.
August 21, 2015|
BY JAROD BALLARDO
Back to school, back to the books, back shuttling students to and from extracurricular activities. The new school year likely means back to packing lunches and afterschool snacks for students, scouts, athletes, dancers, and all the other children who carry these items to and from home. One 'back' you do not want to reacquaint children with, however, is foodborne bacteria.
The State of California's Department of Water Resources is now offering a rebate program for single-family residential homeowners who are interested in removing their existing turf (dead or alive) and replacing it with low water using landscapes.
As the amount of groundwater that Californians pump during the historic drought is getting higher, land in the San Joaquin Valley is getting lower-sinking actually-faster than ever before according to a new NASA report that was released by the Department of Water Resources.
August 21, 2015|
Amidst the whirlwind of luggage carts and cars zooming in and out with dorm necessities for Move-in Day at California State University, Stanislaus, first year student and Costa Mesa native Selena Hernandez was heading out to explore Turlock for the very first time.
Now that school is back in session, the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District is urging the public to minimize vehicle emissions associated with back-to-school traffic, such as idling when dropping off students, in order to successfully close a record-setting clean air summer season.
Expansion of rail services from the Bay Area into the Central Valley received overwhelming support from local legislators, transportation agencies and the public during a special Modesto meeting on Friday of the Assembly Select Committee on Rail.