The Stanislaus County Health Services Agency is asking residents to make a pledge to put down the sugary drinks and pick up glasses of water instead.
High gas prices and continued economic recession aren't expected to keep holiday revelers off the road this Labor Day weekend.
Local farmers enjoyed yet another bounce-back year with a gross agricultural farm gate increase of nearly $497 million for an all-time record of total income of nearly $3.6 billion in 2011, over 18 percent increase from 2010 gross production, according to the Stanislaus County Agricultural Report.
The Stanislaus County Library is hoping to build up its children's programs with the help of some Legos.
Name of business: Crivelli's Shirts & More
Turlock Irrigation District directors unanimously approved a project which will blast away dirt and rock covering a 360-foot long tunnel on TID's upper main canal, "daylighting" the canal and removing a mountaintop in hopes of preventing a potentially disastrous tunnel collapse.
Those shopping at Tractor Supply Company on Aug. 7 had a few unexpected fellow shoppers - those of the four-legged variety. Members of Stanislaus Paw Dogs, a guide dog training club, took a field trip into the Turlock store - and the neighboring movie theatre - to help the canines get real world experience.
Turlockers should expect to see city-authorized technicians conducting work on water meters in the coming months.
The outbreak of West Nile virus is soaring across the country, reaching unseen levels, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control.
For job hunters, Turlock was the place to be on Wednesday.
A new chapter in the growth of Turlock was launched Friday with the official opening of the Regional Transit Center, a first for the town and second in the county.
A pilot program from the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District is offering commercial lawn care operators the chance to use and evaluate electric yard equipment.
The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department will host their first-ever "virtual ride-along" via Twitter from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday.
Two of Turlock's finest were promoted at a ceremony held at the War Memorial on Tuesday. Miguel Pacheco, a 14-year police veteran was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant, and nine year Turlock Police veteran Dave Shaw was promoted to the rank of Sergeant.
Name of business: Dental Spa, Antoine Varani DDS
Duane Johnson is the last person to let his age get in the way. Having just celebrated his 100th birthday with over 50 friends this past weekend, the Turlock resident continues to view age as just a number.
Although Westside Ministries founder JoLynn DiGrazia recently made the announcement that she will step down from her position as director, she assured guests at the organization's 30th anniversary party this past weekend that she is not going anywhere anytime soon.
Elections are largely about the narratives candidates tell according to Stephen Routh, professor and chair of the Politics Department at California State University, Stanislaus.
Gilbert Teixeira was named the 73rd winner of the Klussendorf Trophy, the highest recognition given to a dairy cattle showman in the United States.
Dick's Sporting Goods may have nearly 600 stores in the country but there is only one Dusty Baker who will be appearing at the grand opening of Turlock's newest athletic store during Halloween weekend.
The donation of an animal resuscitator made by the Friends of Turlock Animal Shelter is credited with helping to save several pets that were in a recent Ceres house fire.