Fall officially began last week, but the heat says summer never left.
Harvest season is in full swing and despite early predictions, local farmers are seeing a much smaller crop than they did last year-about 30 to 40 percent smaller than last year.
The third time's a charm when it comes to making Turlock shine.
The outbreak of whooping cough continues to grow in California as the state nears an infection rate that hasn't been seen in 55 years.
2011 will be a big year for the Stanislaus County Fair. In July 2011, the fair will celebrate its centennial anniversary.
Shawn Barlow, the Stanislaus County prosecutor and Turlock City Council candidate, died unexpectedly Sunday morning, leaving a community of family, friends, and colleagues stunned at his sudden passing.
The death of prosecutor and City Council candidate Shawn Barlow prompted a mistaken death notification for one Stanislaus County family.
Farmers are making little profit, have nowhere to harvest their food and are out of options to keep their farms in business.
U.S. troops around the world will soon be receiving a sweet treat from Turlock.
In 2009, the Great Valley Center pulled out a crystal ball and asked five notable speakers to take a look into the future.
With 35 years of community service under their belt, Aspiranet has decided to celebrate their accomplishments with some of man's best friends.
California State University, Stanislaus will offer the public a free trip around "Our neighborhood in the Universe" at 7 p.m. on Thursday.
The Turlock Irrigation District will employ executive search consultants Ralph Anderson and Associates to find a replacement for departed General Manager Larry Weis, following a Board of Directors decision Tuesday morning.
A woman riding her bike at around 11 a.m. on Tuesday was taken by surprise after an on-coming train hit her front wheel at the East Olive Avenue crossing.
Howard Wooldridge, a retired police detective from Michigan, and his horse Misty rode into town on Saturday to help promote passage of California's Prop 19, which would legalize marijuana use. Wooldridge and Misty hung out on the corner of Monte Vista Avenue and Countryside Drive in their Support Prop 19 regalia and interacted with passing motorists and the occasional pedestrian.
For the second month in a row the unemployment rate in Stanislaus County rose slightly in November, reaching back into double digits.
Monday will mark a historic anniversary for Turlock. On Dec. 22, 1871, the town was founded by John William Mitchell, a prominent grain farmer who owned 100,000 acres of land from Keyes to Atwater (encompassing what is now the City of Turlock), with the placement of the first flag station (train stop) at Henderson's crossing (Golden State Boulevard and Berkeley Avenue).
After the successful revival of the Keyes Fall Festival Parade-a tradition the town has not seen in 30 years-back in October, it only seems natural for the Keyes community to host a nighttime Christmas parade for the first time.
For many people, Christmas lists usually hold wishes for new iPhones, clothes and toys. However, for Jody Jorge, her only wish was to see her daughter Hannah Pointon for the holidays.
Jack in the Box will remain the reigning fast food option in downtown Turlock as McDonald's has decided not to open a location at the corner of Marshall and South Center Streets, the site of the present Bonander Buick GMC car lot.
Altamont Corridor Express trains could be stopping in downtown Turlock within the next 10 years if Stanislaus County voters approve their own version of San Joaquin County's half cent Measure K transportation sales tax during the next election cycle.
Name of Business: Matt Anderson Electric and Solar
Stanislaus County nonprofits looking for additional funds to continue their good work can now apply for a grant through the Women's Leadership Council, an affinity group through the United Way of Stanislaus County.
Lights won't only be glowing on houses this season as the roadways are likely to be lit up with an estimated 12.1 million Californians traveling by car to friends and loved ones this holiday season.
As a kid Ron Detwiler considered it a festive Christmas if his family put up a tree, but now the Turlock resident is the steward of a holiday lights spectacular that has been thrilling young and old alike in Turlock for the last three years.
For residents of Oxford Court, construction of the court's famous 16-year-old Christmas train begins on the first day of November.
Local veteran Adam Britton sold half of his belongings to purchase a Jeep Rubicon. This wasn't the purchase of a car aficionado; it was a choice vehicle in which to drive veterans around on four-wheeling trails, a cause Britton has spearheaded for over a year.
Turlock Irrigation District once again met to discuss a number of electric service rules, as well as approve a new rule that will address self generation.
If the more than one thousand people that lined up for the Hilmar Cheese hiring fair in October is any indicator, Turlockers are ready and willing to work. Fortunately, the outlook is bright with numerous new businesses slated to open their doors in 2015.
While it's no surprise to see Salvation Army bell ringers outside of stores this time of year, on Saturday Turlock citizens saw their mayor and council members braving the cold to bring a few extra dollars – $459.50 to be exact – to the kettles through a friendly county-wide competition.