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.
The competition was stiff and Turlock High sophomore Felisha Dias had a great audition, but the Maria Carrillo High School Jazz Choir from Santa Rosa, California was named the winner of the Foster Farms Bowl "Oh Say, Can You Sing?" contest and will have the honor of singing the national anthem before kickoff at the 2015 Foster Farms Bowl.
Viola Soderstrom, a Turlock native born Dec. 20, 1915, can arguably say she's seen it all.
The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District asked local students to help get the message out about Healthy Air Living, and their efforts - including a drawing from a Turlock second grader -can be seen in the District's 2016 calendar.
After nearly three months of reviewing reports from each department, Turlock Irrigation Board of Directors passed the final budget on Tuesday with no rate increases or major changes.
The newest generation of "Stars Wars" fans gathered at the Turlock Public Library on Tuesday for a special themed arts and crafts day in expectation of the release of "Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens" on Friday.
Although Turlock High School sophomore Felisha Dias has already stolen the spotlights of smaller stages and athletic arenas throughout the region with her stellar rendition of the national anthem, she now has her sights set on a much bigger venue: Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara.
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 ...
Over 600 people showed up Saturday to the first annual Bee Positive 5k Run/Walk. The event was put together by Joe and Cathie Bernardi ...
A report card released by Children Now revealed less-than-satisfactory grades in the well-being of children for California, which is a state that over 9 million ...
Punxsutawney Phil failed to see his shadow Tuesday, indicating an early start to spring for the United States. The decision marks only the 18th time ...
Super Bowl 50 has officially landed in the Bay Area, bringing with it droves of football fans and enough excitement and energy to power Levi ...
A blaze ignited by a lighter destroyed one apartment but a quick response and attack from Turlock firefighters kept the fire from devouring the complex.
ABC Fitness is hoping Turlock will run together to help a member of the community while he battles a rare disorder.
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