The word "champion" was not only a noun but also a verb at the 17th annual Emanuel Cancer Center's Women's Cancer Awareness Night Out on Tuesday where women and men gathered collectively to celebrate their personal victories over the disease and champion the importance of proactive health efforts.
In the last few months downtown Turlock has become host to a slew of new businesses, but the development of Main Street is far from halting as a new country bar is slated to open in just a few months time.
Human trafficking, an estimated $32 billion-a-year global industry, is not just found in countries like Mexico. According to the California Attorney General's office, 1,277 victims were identified and 1,798 individuals arrested in the state from mid-2010 to mid-2012. The predation of children and young adults for the purpose of sex trafficking is also a local issue, just ask Without Permission founder and CEO Debbie Johnson.
As news of the Ebola epidemic that continues to affect thousands in West Africa spreads, and health officials in Dallas, Texas work to contain the one confirmed travel-associated case in the United States, the Stanislaus County Public Health Department wants to reassure area residents that they are closely monitoring the situation.
Downtown businesses are flourishing.
This week marks the six-month milestone in the statewide campaign to put the world's most beloved beagle on an official California license plate, and help generate needed funds for the state's museums at the same time. Since late January, over 4,200 Californians have pre-ordered an official Snoopy license plate-which is 56 percent of the 7,500 applications required by the State before the new plates go into production. The license plate features a reproduction of an iconic original Snoopy drawing by Peanuts cartoonist Charles Schulz and the phrase "museums are for everyone."
The Turlock Fire Department works hard to educate the youth in our community about fire prevention, but this question is directed at the adults living in Turlock: When was the last time you tested the smoke alarms in your home? Was it last week, last month, or last year? If you are like most people, you may not even remember the last time you tested them. Smoke alarms have become such a common feature in U.S. homes that they are often taken for granted and aren't tested or maintained as they should be.
As the weather cools and the seasons start to change, it is a great time to reassess your outdoor watering needs. Landscape areas tend to require less water and a little less maintenance this time of year. To ensure sure you're making the most of your water use this fall season, here are a few tips to help conserve water outdoors.
The way that olive oil is produced in California is in for some changes after the California Department of Food and Agriculture approved new grading and labeling standards. These standards, which are in effect as of last month, are the first in the world to require testing for every lot of oil produced.
The weather may belie it, but winter is coming and Turlock's shelters are starting to gear up for it.
Home Depot is inviting the entire community to come out for a day of fun and public safety demonstrations at its annual Safety Fair on Saturday.
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In order to successfully kick-off National Cooperative Month, the United States Department of Agriculture reported that the nation's farmer, rancher, and fishery cooperatives set a new sales record for the third consecutive year with total business volume of approximately $246 billion in 2013.
Community colleges, with the likes of Modesto Junior College and Merced College, could be piloting four-year bachelor degrees in vocational fields that are not currently offered by the California State University or the University of California as early as the 2017 academic year.
The Stanislaus County Health Services Agency Public Health Services will begin its community flu vaccination clinics Sunday.
Drivers now have a smooth ride over the railroad tracks on Monte Vista Avenue, as road repairs have been completed on the popular thoroughfare.
The California Department of Public Health is reporting the state has recorded the first flu-related fatality of a person under 65 years of age for ...
For the eighth year, community members will have the chance to give back while ordering their morning coffee thanks to a holiday gift drive for ...
Community members are invited to enjoy a variety of free programs at the Turlock Library this December, beginning with the month-long Find the Grinch program ...
Type of business: Pizza parlor
The District Attorney's Office Victim Services Program will sponsor the 19th Annual Lighting of the Homicide Victims' Memorial Tree and Candlelight Vigil at 6 ...
If you do not know Renee Pimentel, you should. While not a household name she is a healthcare hero.
Towns across the country celebrate Christmas traditions annually, and this year, Denair hopes to begin one of its own with its first annual Christmas tree ...
Don's RV Center is set for expansion following the Stanislaus County Planning Commission's recent approval of the center's plans to create an ...
The Turlock Police Department will be conducting a special traffic enforcement today around town in an ongoing effort to drive down the number of fatal ...
The Turlock Chamber of Commerce is restructuring its staff as the business organization looks to refocus its resources.