American Planning Association, California Chapter Central Section honored the City of Newman, Tulare County Resource Management Agency Planning Branch and Turlock Journal reporter Alex Cantatore with the association's 2012 Planning Awards.
The United States Department of Agriculture is accepting applications for grants to help promote sustainable economic development and job creation in rural communities.
Name of Business: Lisa's Cookie Jar
The Stanislaus County Library Advisory Board is seeking applicants for a youth representative.
The future of a planned Turlock Mi Pueblo Food Center may be in question, as developers and the Mexican grocery chain are working through "unresolved issues."
The Turlock chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently saluted several local students by presenting Good Citizenship certificates and medals to 10 8th grade graduates.
The Turlock Fire Department responded to a total of 432 incidents during the month of May. These included a total of 282 emergency medical service calls. Turlock Fire responded to 29 motor vehicle accidents, and 20 commercial/ residential fire alarms. There were a total of 25 fire type calls: 2 building fires, 3 cooking fires, 2 unauthorized burnings, 4 special "outside" type fires, 12 vegetation/ rubbish fires, 1 electrical arching, and 1 fire classified as "other." Remaining incidents consisted of public assists, assist to police, smoke checks, gas leaks, chemical spill, locked in vehicle, power lines down, etc.
The East San Joaquin Water Quality Coalition has scheduled three meetings to update its members and local growers about proposed regulations covering groundwater and nitrates that are expected to be adopted in October.
Whether it was a mother or father or grandparent or older sibling or teacher who read to us, we probably all have memories of a special book shared with someone who brought it to life. We grew up listening to stories without anyone quoting evidence about why it was valuable, our parents didn't read the story to increase our vocabulary, and our teachers didn't plan on making us better test takers.
The Turlock Seventh-Day Adventist Church, is beginning its second year of fundraising and collection of donations for Project Backpack. The goal of Project Backpack is to distribute more than 500 backpacks to Turlock school children in need.
The Turlock Chamber of Commerce has yet again been recognized among California's best chambers, garnering a 2012 President's Circle award from the California Chamber of Commerce.
From individuals who stepped forward in a moment of crisis to those who have committed themselves to public service, the Red Cross deems them all heroes and paid tribute to them during the organization's annual awards ceremony.
A small grass fire Sunday afternoon forced a temporary closure of the northbound Taylor Road onramp on Highway 99.
The Stanislaus County Library invites all kids to join the children's Summer Reading Program, "Dream Big! READ."
The shortage of milk is fueling a dozen states to actively recruit California dairies to leave the state and make a move to better business climes.
It may be the first day of October, but the City of Turlock is already gearing up for the 36th annual Turlock Downtown Christmas Parade.
With the popularity of solar energy systems growing exponentially, Turlock Irrigation District is making the necessary adjustments to accommodate more solar customers, while still remaining fair to non-solar customers.
There has been another confirmed sighting of the mountain lion that has been prowling Turlock's neighborhoods for several weeks.
Although construction for Hilmar's Holy Rosary Church's expansion only began this year, the idea of the new church was years in the making.
A Turlock father and his adult son drowned earlier this week after they were swept out into the pounding waves off a treacherous San Francisco beach.
Support Turlock Firefighters 2434 union's efforts to raise money for breast cancer awareness by purchasing and wearing their specially designed pink T-shirts. T-shirts can be pre-ordered through the union's website at www.turlockfirefighters.org.
The end of summer has arrived but what does that mean for the severe drought that is plaguing California? Weather forecasts indicate the answer is: "not much."
The threat of West Nile Virus remains high across the area as Merced County reported its first confirmed human cases of the virus this year.
Turlock Police Chief Rob Jackson and Turlock Fire Chief Tim Lohman completed the ALS ice bucket challenge Friday by getting drenched with buckets of cold, icy water as they stood in the Columbia Pool. The challenge allowed for the largest donor to have the honor of soaking the chiefs and in the end it was the police explorers who claimed the victory. An exact total of the funds raised is unknown because donations were still being collected, said Turlock Police spokesperson Officer Mayra Lewis.
The mountain lion seen prowling the streets of Turlock that officials believed had left the area, may be back and may be responsible for an attack on a resident's dog.
Class rings are meant to be a treasured memento of high school days, but for two individuals those mementos vanished around 20 years ago.
Name of Business: Ju Ju Thai Cuisine
Two events will highlight children this weekend, the MedicAlert Health & Safety Fair and Lil Scotty's Soldiers of Hope Survivor Boot Camp.
Although their motorcycles and leather jackets may look tough, the mission of the American Legion Riders is all heart.
The Turlock Irrigation District Board of Trustees joined leagues with a broad coalition of water, conservation, and agricultural organizations with its adopted position of support regarding California's Proposition 1, or the Water Quality, Supply, and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014.