Cheri Silveira remembers the moment she realized she wanted to become a police officer. Working in loss prevention at Gottschalks during her first college job, joining the ranks of law enforcement was never on her mind despite frequent inquiries from her coworkers. That all changed when one day she had to chase down a shoplifter as they fled from the store.
With all the exhibits taken down, livestock returned home and midway rides disassembled, it's hard to imagine that over 200,000 people visited the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds in Turlock over the fair's 10-day run that ended on July 17.
Far too often senior citizens must be concerned with their safety both physically, emotionally and financially. Seniors sometimes need assistance when it comes to navigating confusing medical solutions and detecting would be fraud or identity theft.
Stanislaus County saw its unemployment rate climb in June as school layoffs coincided with the end of the spring harvest season, according to the latest report from the Employment Development Department.
Turlock is known for having some of the most innovative and inspiring business, agricultural and philanthropic leaders in the region and each year the Chamber of Commerce takes time to recognize these noteworthy citizens through the Best of Turlock awards. This year will mark the 48th anniversary of the awards and Chamber President and CEO Karin Moss is seeking to involve the entire community in helping to find these outstanding leaders.
Even though California Has not recorded a human case of West Nile Virus so far this year, state health officials are warning that the presence of the disease is increasing and that it is just a waiting game on when it will reach the human population.