While many parents would like their kids to get outside and play this summer, sometimes the cost of recreational activities can put a wrench in that plan. The Turlock Church of Christ is offering a free youth sports league to help local families insure that their children are staying active, healthy and happy, all without financial strain.
Whether they hope to one day become a United States Navy SEAL or simply want to do their best in school, the Assyrian American Civic Club Youth Group now knows one thing: substance abuse will keep them from achieving their goals. Jason, a U.S. Navy Seal and speaker for Applied Performance Sciences, educated the group Sunday on the physiological effects of poor lifestyle choices and the specific ways in which these choices directly impact their ability to perform on the sports field, on the stage, in the classroom and, ultimately, in life.
For the Brazil family, rodeo isn't just a hobby – it's a way of life. Years after both Mandy Brazil and her husband, Jeff, competed individually in the National High School Finals Rodeo, their daughter, Londyn, will now continue the tradition as she prepares to travel to Lebanon, Tennessee for the National Junior High Finals Rodeo.
Emanuel Medical Center recently earned two national accreditations and recognitions for the efforts of the hospital to advance patient care.
Foster Farms has been selected as the 2016 Processor of the Year by The National Provisioner, a leading meat and poultry trade publication that has been around for 125 years.
Yonan's Jewelers will be giving away a $1,000 scholarship at the Stanislaus County Fair in connection with this year's empowHER Lounge, a series of workshops and other activities meant to inspire young girls to become great leaders in their community.
A position in the Turlock Fire Department that has been vacant since the recession was filled Friday when the department promoted long-time employee Gary Carlson to Division Chief of Operations.
As pools around the valley begin to open for the summer, local lifeguards were able to perfect their life-saving skills Friday morning at the fifth annual California Park and Recreation Society's Aquatic Training for District Five lifeguards. Around 120 lifeguards gathered at the Johansen High School pool in Modesto to work on their ability to prevent and save swimmers from drowning, as well as their capability to work efficiently with emergency responders in crisis situations.
Type of business: Vietnamese, Thai and Lao restaurant
Delta Blood Bank has an emergency need for blood donors.
The Stanislaus County Fair is bringing back crowd favorite Suzy Haner the Hypnotist for a series of performances during the 10-day run.
When life handed their neighbors lemons, Wesley and Colvin Hamel took it upon themselves to make lemonade – and plenty of cash.
The Parks, Arts and Recreation Commission received results Wednesday from the Sports and Recreation Facilities Prioritization and Feasibility Study that was conducted in order to assess the opinions regarding the need and support for recreation facilities in Turlock.
School is out for the summer, and that means that kids now have a lot of free time on their hands. Fitness instructor Anthony Harding is hoping to make that free time count by offering a fun way for kids to stay active through Harding Kids Camp.
Californians recorded a water conservation rate in April that surpassed state standards, according to the latest numbers from the State Water Resources Control Board.
Although he may be Turlock's most famous quarterback, for the past four years Colin Kaepernick has taken time away from the gridiron one day ...
A Stanislaus County resident who recently traveled outside of the country is the first local to test positive for the Zika virus.
The Merced County Library is hosting a fossil exhibit through the summer courtesy of the State of California and Caltrans.
Summer is the season of sunny days, ice cold refreshments and, unfortunately for many Californians, rising prices at the pump. With a wallet-binding combination of ...
Nicole Sanders of Turlock was crowned the District 6 Dairy Princess during ceremonies held Thursday at Our Lady of Assumption Hall in Turlock. Alexia Nunes ...
Fathers of Turlock are taking it upon themselves to be the next generation of doting dads. Although everyone has their own parenting style, most have ...
The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County dropped to a new low for the year as the harvest season provides additional jobs for the area, according ...
Library users around the county will soon be able to stroll into their local branch on a Friday and peruse all the books, periodicals, and ...
The State Legislature approved a budget Wednesday that includes a $122.5 billion spending plan and raises vehicle registration fees by $10, generating $400 million.
The Stanislaus County Health Services Agency's Keep Baby Safe Program will conduct a free child safety seat inspection event from 9 a.m. to ...
June 12 marked the end of the Merced County Fair after five days filled with entertainment, carnival rides and lots of fair food.
Type of business: Salon/Spa
With the Stanislaus County Fair just around the corner and residents from all over the Central Valley gearing up for twisting rides and fried foods ...