"Pray for Rain" signs are a common sight on the country roads in Turlock and around the region, a visual reminder of local farmers' fears about the continued lack of precipitation. Although many are aware that California is in the midst of a drought - the third most severe on record - the consequences have not yet been fully realized here locally. A new report from the University of California, Davis Center for Watershed Sciences, however, paints a gruesome picture that cannot be ignored.
The drought that has encompassed the state in the past three years triggering heated discussions on the use of water resources was brought close to home on Tuesday at the Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors meeting.
By mid-afternoon Saturday the sun was beating down on Turlock and most people were hiding from the heat in the comfort of their homes, relaxing on couches with their air conditioners pumping.
Juliette Guiliacci and her father Dale left the Stanislaus County Fair on Saturday night with more than just memories. Juliette was the winner of the Kansas concert text contest, her prize: a signed guitar from the band.
The Latino Community Roundtable will be distributing free backpacks for needy children of Stanislaus County at an Aug. 3 giveaway at the Ceres Flea Market on Whitmore Avenue, said Maggie Mejia.
Unattended lamps were responsible for igniting two house fires in Turlock over the last week.
A new round of funding is open from the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District for new emission-reduction proposals through its Technology Advancement Program.
Take the pledge to commit to making more water efficient action in and around your home and receive a free water conservation device from the City of Turlock.
The number of reportable sexually transmitted diseases in California increased in 2013 according to data released recently from the California Department of Public Health.
Jessica's House hosted a Day of Relief, a summer day camp session for families looking for a brief respite from their grief, on Thursday.
Spoof meets serious in the Stanislaus County Library's summer event program that allows teenagers to become informed on ways to prepare for safety in the face of an unlikely disaster: a zombie apocalypse.
The Turlock Irrigation District is hoping to change the way the Stanislaus Regional Water Authority, which is comprised of the cities of Turlock, Ceres and Modesto, manages its water resources.
The annual truck and tractor pull event kicked off the motorsports at the 2014 Stanislaus County Fair in the Food Maxx Arena on Friday night.
The fair is a summertime tradition for many locals and Friday's opening night was no exception as the enthusiastic crowd was indicative of an up and coming successful season for the Stanislaus County Fair.
The fair is an annual summertime tradition to which many people look forward and this year the Stanislaus County Fair is no exception.
Nearly a year after it was announced that the Brandon Koch Memorial Skate Park would relocate from Starr Avenue to Donelly Park, the revamped skaters ...
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Area residents will continue to contend with poor air quality conditions as the numerous wildfires burning in the state are causing pollutants to hover over ...
The Turlock general manager of the Olive Garden in town has earned recognition from the corporation for the eatery's guest services and community involvement.
As the Nov. 8 Presidential General Election nears, the Stanislaus County Registrar of Voters office is hoping a few citizens will step up and help ...
Foster Farms announced that its board of directors has appointed Laura Flanagan as the poultry company's newest president and chief executive officer. Flanagan will ...
"I think we can all agree that this is an exciting time to live and work in our community."
Motorists should be prepared to detour around a number of roads around town as maintenance work is planned in the upcoming weeks.
The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District is hoping area residents can help avoid a spike in ozone levels by refraining from idling vehicles ...
For any five-year-old, reading 1,000 books before they begin school may seem like a daunting task. Thanks to a program provided by the Stanislaus ...
A rise in a bacterial infection that is causing residents to become ill, particularly with diarrhea is prompting Stanislaus County health officials to remind the ...
Just over a year after beginning its brewing journey, Blaker Brewing of Lucas Dairy is preparing to rewrite its microbrewery plans.