The Merced County Coroner's office is seeking the next of kin for a man who died in a traffic collision on Tuesday.
Due to decreased water availability, it comes as no surprise that this year will be even tougher on California's agricultural economy as the state suffers through a fourth year of drought.
The Stanislaus Regional Transit is taking steps to make local bus stop shelters more secure through the addition of solar lighting, a measure that is aimed at increasing safety for both those passengers waiting for a ride and drivers.
The California Chamber of Commerce recognizes the efforts of outstanding local chambers every year with the President's Circle Award. The Turlock Chamber of Commerce was one of 28 chambers to receive the prestigious award this year - and one of eight to have received the award all seven years it has been presented.
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Three local nonprofits are starting a mud fight and hope the community will join in.
Foster Farms has joined the ranks of other poultry companies, including Perdue and Tyson Foods, with its recent declaration to eliminate critical antibiotics used for humans in its operations.
Catch a wave to the "5 Best Days of Summer" at the Merced County Fair, a beach-themed bonanza that will undeniably delight fairgoers will new attractions, deep fried favorites, and crowd-pleasing entertainment.
Although the state is dryly progressing through the fourth year of one of the most severe droughts on record, Don Pedro Recreation Agency assures that there is still plenty of water to enjoy at Don Pedro Lake.
Despite the ongoing drought, the water play features at both Columbia Park and Broadway Park are running this summer in an effort to encourage children to beat the summer heat in a safe manner - and not by swimming in canals.
Organic farming was at the center of the Riverdance Farm's Pick and Gather and Merced River Fair last weekend, which not only featured educational opportunities for visitors, but also hands-on activities and entertainment.
There may be two dd's DISCOUNTS in the nearby community of Modesto, but one will now be joining the shopping scene in Turlock as well.
As the District 6 Dairy Princess Contest draws to a close, three local women are hoping that all the right moo-ves will lead them to royalty during the competition's crowning gala event this month.
USA cycling athletes may soon be circling downtown Turlock this summer at the first annual Turlock Criterium race, slated for Aug. 8.
In 2014, the average residential water use was 139 gallons per person per day. What can we do to reduce that number? While the main use of water at a residence is outside landscape watering, in this article we will explore ways of reducing water use inside the home.
Would you like to know how much water you are using? By creating an online account with the City of Turlock at www.CityofTurlock.org and linking your utility account, you can access your water meter readings at any time.
For the past several decades the Cortez Buddhist Church and surrounding community has come together for the Obon Festival, a Japanese homecoming traditionally regarded as a time to visit one's hometown and give homage to ancestors.
The family and friends of Desirae Crystal Crittenden sought strength from one another Thursday night at a vigil for the college student killed by a suspected drunken driver.
Bacon took center stage for four days in May, with downtown restaurants featuring the pork bellies in specialty dishes while also raising money for local charities.
Triple digit temperatures didn't stop competitors from bringing their best to the final pre-fair horse event at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds Thursday evening.
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It's summertime and the sun is out and while many locals may be only thinking of the sun while they lay poolside, Turlock-based JKB Energy is looking in another direction: solar energy.
What a difference a dollar can make, especially if that dollar is coming from Boyett Petroleum.
Eight Girl Scouts' journey as Brownies over the last two years came to a close on Thursday with a trip to the Turlock Animal Shelter to deliver goody bags to those who adopt animals at the shelter-officially completing their last endeavor as Brownies.
Although the Fourth of July is not until next weekend, a breathtaking firework show will take over the skies of Hilmar tomorrow evening.
Water efficiency, bee health and farming methods are just three subjects that will be the focus of 56 independent, third party research projects that are now possible after the Almond Board of California announced on Thursday that it would provide a $2.5 million commitment to research.
With the drought on nearly every mind throughout the state, Turlock Irrigation District and the Association of California Water Agencies engaged in a discussion on Tuesday that encompassed everything from sustainable groundwater basins to the future of water throughout the state.
The trustee of River Oaks Golf Course is looking to sell and has a buyer in mind while remaining tight-lipped due to a confidentiality clause in the real estate contract. Kim Phipps says, however, that she is selling to a party determined to keep it a golf course and improve it.
Following the announcement made by Stanislaus County Fair Chief Executive Officer Chris Borovansky in March revealing his intent to retire, the Stanislaus County Fair Board of Directors has unanimously voted to name Matthew Cranford as his replacement.
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