As the flu season approaches local agencies from hospitals and health centers to schools and public safety departments are bracing themselves for a possible onslaught of new H1N1 cases by putting into place plans that could help prevent a widespread outbreak of the virus in Turlock.
The Givargiznia family got some welcome news this week. Ten-year-old Dylan, who has been battling a rare form of leukemia since he was 6 years old, went into remission and a life-saving bone marrow donor has been found.
An accident along a stretch of country road in Denair on Thursday claimed the life of a little boy and a 40-year-old man, and left three others injured, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County for July stayed nearly unchanged, but the rate spiked throughout the state, according to the latest report from the Economic Development Department.
Beginning Aug. 31, from 9 p.m. to 6:30 a.m., the following roads will have traffic delays:
Pastor David Larson posed a question to some of his fellow Turlock ministers earlier this summer. If they could only give his congregation one message, what would it be?
Mountain View 4-H member Kayla Hilvers didn't need a rabbit's foot as a good luck charm to capture 17 awards at the Stanislaus County Fair. She had the whole rabbit.
Members of Calvary Baptist Church celebrated the harvest season a little early with their first annual Giant Pumpkin Day.
The Stanislaus Economic Development and Workforce Alliance will be opening up an office inside the Turlock Chamber of Commerce within the next few weeks.
2008 was a bit rough for most industries, but the region's agricultural producers enjoyed a banner year according to the newly released 2008 Stanislaus County Agricultural Crop Report.
As debate rages in Washington, D.C., - and locally - over President Barack Obama's healthcare reform efforts, dignitaries from around the region turned out for the opening of Turlock's second Golden Valley Health Center, lauding the center's role in supporting the wellbeing of Stanislaus County residents.
The Turlock Downtown Property Owners Association is in the final stages of launching a business incubator to help kick-off the bridal shopping destination branding campaign for downtown.
The animal stalls are empty, the midway rides are gone, and the food vendors
The Stanislaus County Superior courthouse had to be cleared Tuesday morning for what was thought to be a gas leak.
Friends for Sophia's Dog Park, a local off-leash dog park advocacy group, is hoping pet and animal lovers across the state will express their support on their cars.
Two young men were heralded at Monday's Ceres City Council meeting for saving the life of their 18-month-old niece who was found in the bottom of a swimming pool in Ceres one Saturday morning last month.
Agriculture is the lifeblood of the Central Valley, an industry historically dominated by men.
Being the third largest wildfire in California's history, the 2013 Rim Fire in the Sierra Nevada region caused unprecedented damage to not only the Stanislaus National Forest and adjacent areas, but also incurred costs to several communities after causing damage to nearby hydroelectric power plants. Additionally, water supplies became at-risk for millions, including Turlock Irrigation District's Don Pedro Reservoir due to washed down silt and debris from the fire.
Regardless of how big a city might grow, the need for open space, recreational facilities and parks will continually grow along beside it, offering people of all ages a place for enjoyment.
Every Monday night, roughly 25 students fill the seats of Ken Oyer's Workforce Readiness Skills class at the Turlock Adult School. Although a few are high school students looking to complete missing credits, a majority of the students are adults seeking training in basic skills as they prepare to reenter the job market.
The California Highway Patrol is graduating two local men into their ranks today.
It's not easy running a business in today's economic climate. The Turlock Chamber of Commerce knows this and strives to help businesses of every size not only keep their doors open through this slow economic recovery, but to also thrive. In 2013, the Turlock Chamber was recognized as one of the top 10 Chambers in the state and received, for the fifth year in a row, the Cal Chamber President's Award.
An investigation by the Turlock Police Department and the Turlock Unified School District into the injury of a 6-year-old boy with a pencil at Crowell School has been ruled an accident.
Each week, Neva Walker works part-time to earn money to buy $200 worth of food for cats that aren't hers.
A 66-year-old Planada woman was killed Monday afternoon in a single vehicle rollover outside of Denair, the California Highway patrol reported.
While 17.84 acres just off Countryside Drive prepares to be developed into 109 single family residential homes with the construction of Florsheim Home's Monte Verde subdivision, some might begin to wonder if there has been a turnaround in the local housing market.
With Daylight Saving Time beginning on Sunday, CAL FIRE officials are reminding all Californians to ensure they have working smoke alarms in their homes. Studies have shown that most homes have smoke alarms, however nearly two-thirds of home fire deaths result from fires in homes with no working smoke alarms.
"Buy local" has become a well known phrase that has found its way into grocery stores, farmers markets and onto bumper stickers on cars across the country. The East Stanislaus Resource Conservation District is aiming to put this phrase into practice this summer by creating a "Stanislaus County Grown" brand.
Dollar General is celebrating their grand opening at their new Delhi location on Stephens Street today with free prizes and special deals.
A car seat exchange program operated by the Turlock Police Department looked to be in its waning days until a donation from Medic Alert Foundation brought it back to life.