Recent confirmed and suspected cases of measles have been traced back to December visits to Disneyland and Disney California Adventure Park, reported the California Department of Public Health.
The influence of a role model is powerful in the life of a youth, especially for those facing adversity. This is why the Sierra Vista Resource Center has begun an annual mentoring summit to educate local adults on ways they can become mentors to affect positive change for youth in the community.
Turlock Irrigation District customers have until Tuesday to protest a proposed adjustment that will more than double irrigation rates for the 2015 season.
New Year celebrations have come and gone which means one thing in Turlock: it's crab feed season.
With the passage of the Affordable Care Act, the entire insurance industry is working to become compliant with new rules and guidelines.
Thirty-one employees at MedicAlert Foundation started the new year with layoff notices, as the international medical information company based in Turlock reduced its workforce in the face of declining business.
John Lazar's eight year term as mayor of Turlock may have come to a close, but his imprint on Turlock is long enduring which is why the Assyrian American Club is partnering with the Turlock Chamber of Commerce to spend an evening recognizing his contributions to the community.
If there is one thing that tough economic times cannot stop, it is tradition.
The holidays is often a time to give, but for those at Best RV in Turlock the giving has just begun.
All I wanted to do was give her a hug.
It's the new year which means the Haven Women's Center of Stanislaus' second annual calendar featuring local officials and industry leaders, in high heels no less, is available for purchase.
California ranked No. 1 among states with the highest number of Peace Corps volunteers in 2014, with 926 volunteers currently serving worldwide.
Just four years after three Hughson City Council members were recalled after being found in violation of the Brown Act, the town's municipal code and the Fair Political Practices regulations, the town of Hughson appears to be on the up and up.
The new year is also heralding in the prime time for seasonal flu cases as health officials brace for what is expected to be a particularly virulent season and encourage people to get vaccinated.
Name of Business: Turlock Health Foods
It is safe to say that Turlock farmer Charles "Chuck" Ahlem's year is off to a good start.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is accepting public comments on its interim final rule for the new Agricultural Conservation Easement Program, designed to help producers protect working agricultural lands and wetlands. The 2014 Farm Bill consolidated three previous conservation easement programs into ACEP to make it easier for diverse agricultural landowners to fully benefit from conservation initiatives.
What is on the horizon for U.S. farmers in 2015 as they finalize plans for planting this spring? The March Agricultural Survey conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service will survey approximately 82,000 of the nation's farmers to determine their plans for the upcoming growing season.
The Amazon fulfillment center in Tracy is hiring more than 100 additional full-time positions to work at the 1.1 million-square-foot facility.
Name of Business: Shooters Wings & Things
The Hughson Family Resource Center has announced they have dissolved the Hughson Family Resource Center and have turned the assets, grants and programs over to Sierra Vista Child and Family Services in order to continue to provide services to the southeast communities of Stanislaus County.
Local libraries are hoping to inspire young athletes as well as readers and crafters this month with a host of special programs.
Turlock's public safety agencies discussed their future needs Tuesday night during a city council workshop, with the possibility of expansions looming for both the Turlock police and fire departments.
Turlock firefighters were kept busy Wednesday morning battling two house fires that injured one resident and left five others displaced from their home.
While a couple shops in downtown Turlock have closed their doors in recent months, just as quickly new tenants have filled them, such as Minerva's Furniture which seized the opportunity to establish an additional showroom in the former Ritzy Ragz and Thingz location.
Those looking to improve their public speaking and leadership skills now have an opportunity to be a part of the Turlock Chamber of Commerce's inaugural Toastmasters International Club, which is launching this Thursday.
Samuel Mendoza of Turlock has successfully completed the 27-week cadet training course at the California Highway Patrol Academy. He is assigned to duty at the CHP's Hollister-Gilroy Area office.
The measles outbreak that has struck California has moved a bit closer to home with the news that a Merced County child tested positive for the virus.
Despite the relatively wet characterization of snow, data extracted from this month's snow course measurement has revealed wintry powder throughout the Tuolumne Basin to be momentously dry.
"To keep the body in good health is a duty… Otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear."