With anticipation of a wet El Niño winter at its peak, many local entities are taking precautionary measures to ensure that they will be ready if-and when-the rainy forecast materializes.
Their mission is simple and their actions are huge.
A 15-year-old Hughson boy suffered major injuries when his all terrain vehicle was struck by a sport utility vehicle.
The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) is celebrating the 60th anniversary of tracking Santa's yuletide journey.
Celebrity bell ringer challenges are one of the many community-centered ways that the Salvation Army raises funds and Turlock Mayor Gary Soiseth and his team of bell ringing volunteers soundly defeated Ceres, Modesto and Riverbank in the third annual Salvation Army Mayors kettle Challenge.
Spending time traveling may be a common item on the average bucket list, but Hilmar resident Justin Morris has his sights set much, much further.
When Stewart & Jasper Orchards president Jim Jasper was asked to attend the Almond Conference Gala Dinner to celebrate the retirement of his company's marketing manager Marguerite Bradley, he had no idea that he would also be recognized that same night with the Almond Board of California's most distinguished honor, the Almond Achievement Award.
An hour before Westside Ministries opened the gates for their annual coat drive there was a long line of parents and children snaking around the block eager to bundle themselves up into a nice warm winter jacket. Inside the facility volunteers were bustling about making sure the meal would be ready to serve when the doors opened and upstairs a host of children were partaking in activities as part of the afterschool program.
For any culture, the start of a new year is more than just the earth completing another journey around the sun. It marks a new vision, new goals and for those of Japanese descent it brings about an old tradition.
While Santa Claus was missing his signature red suit and white beard for 100 students at Wakefield Elementary School and their families on Friday afternoon, his giving spirit was apparent as he delivered presents and a Christmas dinner during the seventh annual Letters to Santa Charity distribution event.
Stanislaus County and Turlock both saw a slight increase in unemployment in November, according to the latest numbers from the Employment Development Department.
Approximately 1,600 families will receive boxes of food and new toys today, making their holidays a little bit brighter, thanks to the hard work and generosity of the community through the Turlock Together program.
New Leaders, More service, Real change (NMR) hosted their Holiday Reading Night on Thursday at Hometown Buffet, where kids were able to join them for stories, games and crafts.
The 2016 precipitation year is off to a promising start with slightly above average precipitation, however, prior to any celebration, Turlock Irrigation District utility analyst Jason Carkeet was quick to point out that there is "still a lot of year left."
Californians are expected to travel in droves as more than 12.2 million state residents plan to travel for this Christmas and New Year's holiday season combined, according to the latest travel survey from AAA Northern California.
For over 36 years, the Central Valley Opportunity Center has worked to improve the quality of life in low-income areas throughout Madera, Merced and Stanislaus ...
John Haggstrom of American Legion Rex Ish Post 88 presented Lauren Young a check for $500 to go towards her husband's medical expenses.
Name of Business: Tower Pharmacy
U.S. Air Force Airman Christian Flowers graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
In the previous year Turlock and other Stanislaus County cities took steps toward curbing smoking, but as far as the American Lung Association is concerned ...
The Carnegie Arts Center in Turlock has closed the books on a year that saw more than 16,000 visitors come through the doors of ...
Board of Supervisors Chairman Dick Monteith delivered his state-of-the-county address on Tuesday morning, which covered the past, present and future of Stanislaus County.
The idea of being "average" has likely never sounded so good to the Turlock Irrigation District following a report unveiled this week by the California ...
The welcome reception for new officers with the Turlock Police Department is more likely to include coffee and pastries and not Milk Bones and chew ...
Stanislaus County has one of the highest rates of heart disease in California and since February is American Heart Month, local health providers are seizing ...
Since opening Jars of Delicious nearly two years ago, Cheree Hill has expanded from making a couple hundred jars of jam as party favors for ...
Chaka Khan, a 10-time Grammy Award winner and international music icon with 22 Grammy nominations to her name, will perform at the Stanislaus County Fair ...
Turlock's last remaining lumber company closed its doors, as Valley Distributors is no longer in business.
Name of Business: Edith's Crust & Crumb
Although celebrated, recent rain certainly has not meant the end of the unprecedented drought in California or strict water conservation measures as the State Water ...
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