Summer is among us - the days are longer and temperatures are warmer. For many of us, that means heading outdoors to engage in water activities. Here are some great tips for having fun in the sun and keeping it cool, all while conserving water.
The Stanislaus County Fair logo states the fair's slogan "Imagine the fun!" but it also bears an image of two animals: horses.
What happens to milk when it is left out of the refrigerator? It sours - similar to the current state of the dairy industry.
The California Department of Public Health is reporting that whooping cough has claimed the lives of three infants and sickened more than 4,000 people as the spread of the disease continues to grow.
Name of Business: Little Ones
The Latino Community Roundtable of Stanislaus County has spent the past five years helping prepare young students in Modesto and Ceres for school with an annual Back-2-School Backpack Drive.
Blowing dust as a result of developing gusty winds has prompted local air pollution officials to issue a health cautionary statement until Thursday throughout the eight-county air basin: San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Merced, Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare and the Valley portion of Kern counties.
The night crew working at the Geer Road Jack in the Box got a chance to use what they learned in safety training on Friday night when a fire broke out in the kitchen.
Foster Farms kicked off its summer meal donation program at Second Baptist Church in Modesto on Tuesday.
Like most 18-year-olds, Ruben Casas was looking forward to a vibrant and active life the way he was envisioning. But the former Central Valley High School star baseball athlete – who was one of Central Valley's MVP numerous times – now faces a life as a quadriplegic with no chance of ever walking again following a May 4 accident in a swimming pool.
The Turlock community has once again come together to ensure residents will get a chance to celebrate the Fourth of July in patriotic style, complete with fireworks.
Ask 10 almond growers how to prune trees or plant new ones and you'll get 10 different answers. While the basic logistics of pruning and planting are the same, farmers develop different styles to maintain their crops. When it comes to water, they are becoming even more resourceful by finding diverse ways to fine tune their irrigation practices during the drought– just ask Chuck Dirkse of La Mancha Orchards in Denair.
The sale of Emanuel Medical Center to Tenet Healthcare could be reaching its completion by the end of July.
The night crew working at the Geer Road Jack in the Box got a chance to use what they learned in safety training on Friday night when their fryers caught on fire.
The Annual Cortez Obon Festival will be held at 7 p.m. July 5 in the parking lot between Cortez Hall and Cortez Buddhist Church on Cortez Avenue, between Santa Fe Drive and Linwood Avenue, southeast of Turlock.
Fundraising for the Salvation Army is taking a new turn in Turlock as the days of bake sales and car washes are being replaced with upcoming nights of drinks and dancing to support the several initiatives of the Turlock branch of the national organization.
As drought conditions continue, the City of Turlock encourages water users to implement one new water saving activity per day. You'll be surprised how much you save. And even if the savings are small, it's important that we all do our part because "Every Drop Counts." Here are a few tips to get you started:
When the San Francisco 49ers hit the field in 2104 there will be two Valley natives on display at the brand new Levi's Stadium-Colin Kaepernick and Nick Brown.
Turlocker Carolina Alfaro used to run to the grocery store late at night once her husband got home from work. With two special needs children, the simple task of grocery shopping became a burden made easier only by using her sons' wheelchairs as a makeshift shopping cart when necessary.
The United States Department of Agriculture has declared Aug. 3-9 as this year's Farmers Market Week. For the local community, the Turlock Certified Farmers Market is the perfect place to celebrate.
The sale of Emanuel Medical Center to Tenet Healthcare Corporation has officially been completed with Tenet taking over ownership of the 209-bed facility Friday and appointing Susan Micheletti as the hospital's new chief executive officer.
The Connecting Point Church of the Nazarene in Denair is hosting its fifth annual Cruzin' Car Show Benefit Saturday to raise funds for a young disabled Ceres boy.
Smoke from wildfires in the Sierra Nevada will continue to affect air quality in foothill and mountain communities through the weekend and remain on the Valley floor, local air officials said.
A horse that was spotted running free on the highway Wednesday morning has been reunited with its owner.
Name: Turlock Fitness and Racquet Club
The citizens of Turlock are experts at throwing the perfect block party. For the past six years, Turlock has embodied the spirit of the annual National Night Out event by bringing neighbors together with each other and local public safety and government leaders in an effort to prevent crime and foster a sense of community.
Local Assyrians are grabbing their picket signs and leaving their hometowns to defend their homeland by traveling to San Francisco on Saturday for a regional protest, just one portion of a worldwide effort demonstrating objection to the religious persecution currently plaguing Christians in Iraq.
Turlock will soon play host to a new supermarket store, Grocery Outlet, which is also looking to employ approximately 20 new employees before its grand opening in September.
Locals with an inventive knack will have the opportunity to express their creativity for a shot at $2,500 by entering the Stanislaus County Business Alliance's inaugural Innovation Challenge.
When Wanda Bonnell was a student working towards her Master's Degree in Education and Counseling at California State University, Stanislaus, she vaguely heard about the American Leadership Forum.