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City of Turlock restricts outdoor watering to one day per week

With summer behind us, water conservation must continue. The City of Turlock will be enforcing the winter watering schedule, effective Nov. 1 through Feb. 28. This schedule restricts outdoor watering to one day per week. Even numbered addresses can only water on Saturday and odd numbered addresses can only water on Sunday. Watering is also prohibited between the hours of noon and 6 p.m.

October 16, 2015 | | Local

Groundwater Act focus of workshop

In an effort to inform the public on the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act and encourage all stakeholders to assume an active role in its local implementation, the Turlock Groundwater Basin Association will host its first public workshop later this month.

October 16, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local

Bishop leads cycling tour through Valley to raise awareness of human trafficking

David Rice, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin, and his cycling team are on a mission: to raise awareness and funds for local groups working to end human trafficking.

October 16, 2015 | Kristina Hacker | Local

Health officials warn of mosquito-borne illnesses in California

If the threat of West Nile Virus wasn't enough to scare people into dousing themselves with mosquito repellant, then state health officials have three new terrors to get the job done: dengue fever, chikungunya and yellow fever.

October 16, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local

Unemployment hits new low in county

Stanislaus County saw a drop in the unemployment rate for September, according to the latest numbers from the Employment Development Department.

October 16, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local

Local shop brings one of a kind jewelry to Main Street

Name of Business: Joy Dravecky Jewelry

October 15, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local

Another side of Unbroken’s story

Olympic distance runner Louis Zamperini survived a WWII plane crash, 47 days adrift in a raft, capture by the Japanese navy and a POW camp. The Oscar nominated movie "Unbroken," which is based on the book by Laura Hillenbrand, unfolds his story, and his son Luke continues to share it through his insight and perspective.

October 15, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local

TID concludes frugal irrigation season

Although the 2015 Turlock Irrigation District irrigation season is over, a select number of growers can still potentially take advantage of excess water, however, the district stressed that the amount of water available is minimal.

October 15, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local

TID to seek public input regarding revised water plan

In order to remain eligible for state water grants or loans, the Turlock Irrigation District began the process of updating its Agricultural Water Management Plan on Tuesday for the first time since its mandated adoption in 2012.

October 13, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local

Patriotism of Turlock resident still flies high after flag burning

Retired Marine Loren Vincent, whose American flag was burned down into an almost-unrecognizable heap last month, was seen on Tuesday afternoon putting up a new flag for the second time in front of his Turlock residence.

October 13, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local

Turlock High NJROTC program to host Veterans' Ball

Stanislaus County veterans are invited to come together for a dinner and celebration in their honor at the second annual Military Veterans' Ball.

October 13, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local

Program to improve air quality with emission-reducing tech

In an effort to help the San Joaquin Valley reduce emissions and meet critical air quality standards, the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District will provide funding for businesses and individuals to develop new emission-reducing technology through its Technology Advancement Program.

October 13, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local

California gas prices highest in nation

California's motorists lead all 50 states when paying for gasoline, reporting an average price of $2.91 per gallon, according to the latest AAA Fuel Gauge Report. The ongoing refinery disruptions are blamed for the continued high prices in the state and region, however, seasonal adjustments could alter price gains.

October 13, 2015 | | Local

Watering schedule drops to one day

Winter is coming and with it comes a new City of Turlock watering schedule that will only allow for outdoor watering one day a week.

October 09, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local

Foxy Moms provides balanced solution for mothers

The daily routine of a mom is nothing shy of hectic, and the ability to juggle responsibilities while maintaining a balanced lifestyle is a task worthy of a superhero.

October 09, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local

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Bar Bells ring in donations

The Salvation Army revived its tradition of asking for donations from bar patrons Wednesday night with volunteers ringing the signature bells in front of downtown ...

November 27, 2015 | Kristina Hacker | Local

Upcoming classes to help transform farms into tourist destinations

For over a decade, Riverdance Farms in Livingston has stood as a popular agritourism destination filled with guided farm tours, wine tastings and an annual ...

November 27, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local

Downtown event draws hundreds to kick off holiday season

Similar to the hoards of coat-clad celebrators around them, Turlock residents Marissa and Owen Cameron gathered in downtown Turlock on Friday to begin the holiday ...

November 27, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local

Latest Turlock film project moves into next phase

Filming has wrapped on the latest project to use Turlock as the backdrop, and as producers move into the post-production phase, they're already thinking ...

November 27, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local

Toy train show rolls into Turlock

The holidays in Turlock wouldn't be the same without the San Joaquin Toy Train Operating Society and their annual Toy Train Show. This will ...

November 27, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local

Love Light: Remembering those who are gone

Sometimes the most meaningful way to memorialize a loved one is by simply remembering their name.

November 27, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local

Starbucks partners with Aspiranet to provide Christmas for foster youth

Starbucks is doing more to share the joy of the holidays than just changing their notorious cups to red.

November 27, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local

Prodigal Sons & Daughters takes part in Giving Tuesday

After the madness of Black Friday and the boom of Cyber Monday, a new trend has formed over the last four years that aims to ...

November 25, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local

Disneyland awaits for one lucky family

For some children a trip to Disneyland is a rite of passage, while for others it is a far off dream.

November 25, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local

Fire erupts at Starr apartment complex, again

For the second time in five days, emergency crews were called to a Turlock apartment complex due to fire.

November 25, 2015 | Kristina Hacker | Local

'Grandma's House' wins top prize in gingerbread house contest

Who better to win the Festival of Lights inaugural Gingerbread House Contest than a self-professed "sweet tooth?" Turlocker Kimberly Helm put her love of all ...

November 25, 2015 | Kristina Hacker | Local

Volunteers feed the hungry, comfort the lonely

The milk of human kindness is easy to find this time of year as individuals join together to provide for the lonely and less fortunate ...

November 24, 2015 | Kristina Hacker | Local

Annual Thanksgiving donation proves to be as easy as pie

Maybe Janice Virgo's family is making a mistake by not putting her in charge of baking the pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving this year as ...

November 24, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local

TID votes to expand Lateral 8 Regulating Reservoir in Hilmar

Whether or not Turlock Irrigation District would move forward in allocating over $900K to reservoir lining was a source of contention between the Board of ...

November 24, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local

Safe driving habits should include parking lots

It turns out the most dangerous place to be on Black Friday might not be in a toy store fighting with the other shoppers for ...

November 24, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local

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