The Stanislaus County Library continues to be a resource for residents of all ages, according to the library's annual report, which was presented to the Turlock City Council on Tuesday by Turlock Library Branch Manager Diane Bartlett.
While the latest winter storm to hit Turlock left the city with a number of toppled trees and several power outages Friday, the precipitation forecast for early next week could have more serious implications as it has the potential to push Don Pedro Reservoir past its maximum storage level and force Turlock Irrigation District to operate its controlled spillway.
Although Turlock and surrounding reservoirs have readily welcomed recent rainfall, the State Water Resources Control Board made a decision earlier this month to continue existing water conservation regulations that prohibit wasteful practices, as well as to set a conservation mandate for water suppliers that do not have enough water reserves to withstand three more dry years.
Legacy Health Endowment, the health care philanthropy created in 2014 as a result of the sale of Emanuel Medical Center to Tenet Health, announced its first grant awards to four local health and wellness programs. A total of $550,000 was awarded to Catholic Charities, Castle Family Health Centers, Golden Valley Health Center and Livingston Health Clinics to address health needs such as adult day health care, chronic disease and homemaker services for the elderly and disabled.
In an effort to boost economic development throughout the state, the California High-Speed Rail Authority recently launched ConnectHSR, a free, online vendor registry that will provide businesses, large and small, with a quick and easy way to get connected to high-speed rail business opportunities.
This year's annual Turlock Mayor's Prayer Breakfast will be a morning of "giant" proportions, as the city will welcome former San Francisco Giants players Jeremy Affeldt and Dave Dravecky for a morning of prayer, reflection and unity.
Disabled children and teens will soon get their chance to do what was previously thought impossible: play a game of baseball. This feat, which would otherwise be made difficult with their disabilities, is made possible through the Miracle League of Stanislaus County, which is once again accepting signups for its spring season before opening day in March.
It is not often that a bird leaves an impression quite as significant as Monte Vista Small Animal Hospital's beloved 24-year-old cockatoo and unofficial lobby greeter Thelma, who for her last few years called the animal hospital her home. Known to walk freely amongst clients and staff in the lobby, Thelma delighted everyone she met with her quirky personality and was "loved by all."
If you were to ask Modesto resident Vanessa Martinez what Valentine's Day meant to her prior to Tuesday, she likely would have said that it had little to no significance to her. That all changed this Valentine's Day, however, when she and fiancé David Martinez joined nearly 50 other couples who converged at the historic McHenry Mansion in downtown Modesto to say "I do" during the sixth annual "Marriage at the Mansion" event.
Just three weeks ago, Nael Abdulqader was unsure if he would ever see his family again. He was permitted into the United States as a refugee on Jan. 18, and was forced to leave his parents and nine siblings across the Atlantic Ocean as he pursued a new life. Despite his fears, Nael's time apart from his family was not in vain as they were brought together once more in a heartwarming reunion Monday night.
In 2016, the average residential water use was approximately 117 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 you will find ideas to reduce water use inside the home.
Some of the Central Valley's most prominent political figures were given a bird's eye view of Merced County on Friday afternoon to see firsthand the overwhelming effects recent storms have had on the area.