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Charity provides Christmas hope for children in need

Among the countless organizations that have made it their mission to better the lives of the less fortunate this holiday season is a new charity, Live for Hope, which completed its first successful toy drive on Friday.

December 23, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Public invited to Chanukah celebration in Turlock

Congregation Beth Shalom will celebrate the fifth night of Chanukah with a public lighting ceremony of the Chanukah Menorah in downtown Turlock, which will mark the second year the City has been the site of a public celebration of the Jewish holiday.

December 23, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Handmaid Rosaries combines faith and fashion

Type of business: Devotional jewelry

December 22, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Stanislaus County one of the fast growing populations in the state

Stanislaus County is the fifth fastest growing county in California.

December 22, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Merced County Sheriff Posse selected for inauguration procession

The Merced County Sheriff Posse will prance down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C. come January, as the group was selected to be part of the Inauguration Parade for Donald Trump.

December 22, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Program searches for best companies in the county

A brand new program is hoping to recognize companies who have proven to be the most desirable workplaces within the county. Developed by Opportunity Stanislaus and Prime Shine Car Wash, Best Places to Work: Central Valley aims to separate and celebrate top employers through a survey and recognition program.

December 22, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


The weather outside may be frightful

A winter storm is expected to hit the Central Valley today, causing havoc for holiday travelers.

December 22, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Turlock Gospel Mission awarded grant from Save Mart

The Turlock Gospel Mission's drive to help the homeless community got a boost this holiday season from a donation by Save Mart.

December 20, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Delhi family honors lost child through annual Christmas event

Each holiday season, a family in Delhi goes above and beyond for the community's children, throwing a party that creates the joy of Christmas through gingerbread, toys and Santa Claus himself. And while the occasion has grown over the years, host Carina Singh will always remember why it began.

December 20, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Diarrhea infections on the rise in Stanislaus County

As people prepare to make their holiday meals, Stanislaus County health officials are imploring them to practice proper hygiene to help stop a spreading diarrheal infection.

December 20, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Pink campaign raises over $20K for cancer endowment

For the past five years, the Turlock Firefighters Local #2434 have foregone their traditional blue uniform shirts during the month of October and donned bright pink t-shirts in an effort to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research.

December 20, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Blaze chars garage of Turlock residence

The Turlock Fire Department is investigating the cause of a fire that ignited in the garage of a Turlock residence Friday afternoon.

December 19, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Last minute ideas turn even most unprepared into seasoned gift giver

It's a week before Christmas. You're sitting at home, basking in the glow of your festively trimmed tree, sipping on your third glass of eggnog.

December 16, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Dust Bowl, Jasper Foods put unique spin on holiday treat

Lovers of Dust Bowl Brewing Company are familiar with the wide variety of craft beer available at their two Turlock taprooms. Now, the company has collaborated with Jasper Specialty Foods in Newman to bring beer connoisseurs a delicious treat just in time for the holidays: a sweet, yet salty beer brittle.

December 16, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Westside Ministries keeps kids warm with annual coat drive

For many, the month of December signifies warm nights spent by the fireplace, surrounded by loved ones and perhaps a few Christmas stockings as the temperature drops outside. Some families dread the colder months, however, as they cannot afford a coat for their child to protect them from the harsh weather. For the past 28 years, Westside Ministries has made it their mission to provide for these families through their annual Coats 4 Kids coat drive, providing coats, toys and haircuts to local, underserved youth.

December 16, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


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Merced County feels impact of recent storms

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 ...

February 10, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Brief break from rainy weather forecast for Turlock

While Turlock has been doused with showers this week, skies are expected to clear just in time for the weekend before a possible return to ...

February 10, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


International Rescue Committee to educate community on refugee crisis

In response to the ongoing deliberations surrounding President Donald Trump's travel ban, the International Rescue Committee office in Turlock hopes to inform the community ...

February 10, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


United Samaritans spreads the love with Valentine's fundraiser

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, the United Samaritans Foundation has those who are still scrambling for the perfect gift covered with a ...

February 09, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Cruelty alleged at Denair egg farm

The animal rights group Direct Action Everywhere is alleging a Denair egg producing farm that is promoted as a "certified humane" cage-free egg supplier was ...

February 09, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Dancing duo turns lessons into a party

Type of business: Dance lessons

February 09, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


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