Californians are spending more time volunteering for causes they believe in, according to a report released by The Corporation for National and Community Service. The total number of volunteer hours increased by 27 million hours from 2009 to 2010.
The Turlock Journal is working on a special 9/11 issue and would like to include stories from our readers. What are your recollections from that day? Where were you when you first heard the news? What memories still stand out for you? W
The extended candidate filing period for the Nov. 8 Consolidated District Election drew to a close on Wednesday, with five local races qualifying for the election ballot.
The Turlock Irrigation District announced Wednesday that it plans to extend the irrigation season by two weeks. The irrigation season will now extend to Nov. 2, and the last day for growers to place an order is Oct. 30.
The West Side Health Care Advisory Task force kicked off their annual Healthy Choices Summit with a weigh in ceremony on a giant scale. Teams of 10 participants stood together on the scale to calculate their overall weight. The teams will exercise and make healthy eating choices over the next eight weeks to drop pounds and compete for the title of "Biggest Loser."
Consumers are seeing some price relief at the gasoline pump, but prices are still up compared to last month, according to AAA Northern California's monthly report.
A new federal grant will allow the Livingston Medical Group to open a new medical facility in Hilmar, expected to provide medical care for 4,500 new patients.
After years of meetings, negotiations and public workshops, the Turlock City Council at their July 26 meeting approved a zoning area where homeless shelters are allowed.
Brenda Athletic Clubs is hoping to make the life of at least one very sick child in Stanislaus County a little bit better by helping to grant a wish.
A collision between two vehicles in the outskirts of Turlock killed an 87-year-old woman Saturday.
Riding the bus just became easier in Stanislaus County.
A Turlock woman escaped unharmed a fire in her apartment that started behind her stove.
The man killed while walking along the railroad tracks in Hughson has been identified by the Stanislaus County Coroner's Office as Ryan Ling, 26.
Two girls and two boys from both Turlock and Pitman high schools spoke at the American Legion Hall on Friday about their adventures at Girls State and Boys State this past summer. They all went for a week-long conference to learn about the process of the California government, how it works and they even built their own government from the ground up.
Nicolas Azevedo, the Hilmar teen seriously injured in a car accident Monday, has awoken from his coma.
The average turkey lives a relatively short life, rarely making it past three years old. This fact makes the annual National Thanksgiving Turkey Presentation pardoning ceremony a significant event for the turkey community. Turkeys from across the nation are selected each year to be officially pardoned by the President and live out their years at George Washington's historic Mount Vernon estate. The pardoning ceremony occurs at the White House Rose Garden in the ...
From sandwiches to burgers, turkey is consumed year round but it is the final months of the year when turkey takes the spotlight as a staple of Thanksgiving and Christmas meals. Foster Farms' Turlock plant produces turkey for the West Coast with fresh turkey distribution ranging from San Diego to Seattle. The turkeys are raised locally in Northern California and then brought to the Turlock plant for production purposes that require slaughter, dressing, ...
Preparing a turkey for Thanksgiving is usually the most cumbersome task of the holiday, often becoming a chore that is annually passed off among relatives. The Volk family of Turlock has been easing consumers' turkey cooking concerns for years through their company's trussing and temperature devices. A family owned business that has expanded internationally with offices from Brazil to England and a manufacturing facility in Turlock, Volk Enterprises has made its mark in the ...
The We Care Program, which just opened its cold-weather shelter for men Nov. 15, received a hefty donation to keep its services running. Sierra Health Foundation donated $10,000 to the shelter to help provide warm beds and hot meals to the 49 homeless men seeking refuge from the streets. We Care's Interim Executive Director Barbara Olave said the donation will help fund access to counseling services, a computer lab, life skills training ...