Raley's customers can now support disaster relief efforts in the tornado-struck town of Moore during their stop at the local grocery store.
Although the technique of dry farming is centuries old, area farmers are reviving the seldom used practice in preparation for irrigation shortfalls.
Despite signs of a gradual economic recovery, uncertainty still lingers for Californians who are expected to be cautious in their travel spending this upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend.
As California's number one export, tourism generated over $102.3 billion in direct spending in 2011 alone. Out of that sum, only $2.9 billion was spent in the Central Valley.
The weather was perfect for selling lemonade on Saturday, and helping local youth understand the importance of giving back while learning business principles.
With the peak of summer just around the corner, the threat of West Nile virus in Turlock could become a serious reality, experts say.
Caltrans has construction and closures planned for the following areas this week:
Name of business: Winton-Ireland Strom & Green
Emanuel Cancer Center will be celebrating National Cancer Survivors Day on May 30 with a day-long ice cream social for cancer survivors.
The Garborg and Solheim lodges of the Sons of Norway held their annual Syttende Mai (May 17) celebration on Saturday at Donnelly Park in honor of the Norwegian Constitution Day.
Hilmar resident Jamie Carmona was one of the hundreds of parents who left the 3rd annual Safety Saturday event feeling a little more secure about the safety of her children.
An unattended toaster is to blame for a house fire that caused an estimated $10,000 in damage, according to the Turlock Fire Department.
Local air pollution officials are issuing a health cautionary statement effective through Wednesday night, because of blowing dust resulting from gusty winds. The health caution is in effect for San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Merced, Madera, Tulare, Kings, Fresno, and the valley portion of Kern counties.
The Grace Anglican Church, formerly the St. Francis Anglican Church, is moving into their new home Sunday at First Christian Church.
Retired Navy Aviation Electrician's Mate Steven Davis, from Turlock, hit the court with his Navy basketball team in the 2013 Warrior Games.
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.
It is time to forget department stores and parking chaos, because fresh and locally grown products can make for the perfect gift for any and everyone during the holiday season.
Karen Anderson got quite a scare Monday afternoon. The south Turlock resident was labeling cans in her kitchen when she heard a "swish, swish" sound and then "a big bang" before her whole house shook. She ran outside to find a giant tree had fallen into her yard, a foot away from hitting her house.
A Turlock teacher is being credited with saving a man's life after pulling him from the cold waters of the Tuolumne River Sunday morning.
Army Pvt. Jared J. McDonald has graduated from One Station Unit Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo.
In the meat section of Village Fresh Market there is a laminated paper posted on the back wall with Scandinavian dancers holding a Swedish flag that reads: "Swedish Potato Sausage." While it is unclear how long the paper has been there, Jim Stevens might be the person to ask.