The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) announced the recent disease outbreak of the Equine Herpes Virus -1 (EHV-1) associated with the horses is contained.
According to the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Economic Research Service, consumers can expect a five to six percent increase in dairy products such as milk, cheese, butter or ice cream over the course of 2011.
Turlock residents are cranking up the AC and slathering on sunscreen as Valley temperatures finally reached summer norms this week. The temperature in Turlock is expected to reach 103 degrees today, and the sudden change in climate could spell trouble for many residents.
Being a dad is no easy task. But with Father's Day coming up on Sunday, patriarchs finally get their annual day in the sun, a day to celebrate families and the men who make them work. Turlock's Edgar Perez knows a thing or two about how tough it is to be a dad. As a single father of three, he ...
Drivers are rejoicing as pump prices across California continue to drop. According to AAA, which tracks gas prices as a service to consumers, every Northern California metro area tracked by the organization saw a double digit decrease at the pump over the past month.
The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County took a welcome dip in May, continuing a steady decline since the year began.
In October 1993, 12-year-old Polly Klaas was taken from her bedroom during a slumber party with several friends. Polly had opened her bedroom door to find a man holding a knife. The man tied Polly's friends up and took Polly from her Petaluma home.
Major Debi Shrum of the Turlock Salvation Army says it happens every year-when the temperatures go up, food donations go down. It's called the summertime blues for local food closets and pantries.
Kayla Hilvers is a young FFA member who has been making big waves on the national rabbit breeding scene. Kayla is currently ranked first in the state and 12th in the nation for breeding Californians, a large meat breed of rabbit. This is no small feat for a 15 year-old who only started working with rabbits four years ago.
During the first two weeks of July, the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will conduct a nationwide cattle survey to measure beef and dairy cattle inventories, calf crop and cattle operations in the United States.
The annual Heroes Pride Run, scheduled for the next week, will be paying tribute to an injured police officer, whose father is a long-serving officer with the Turlock Police Department.
As temperatures finally start to rise, attendance at city water parks like Columbia Park begin to climb. On Friday dozens of children enjoyed some cool water in the late afternoon as temperatures reached exactly 90 degrees.
The excitement of the Stanislaus County Fair begins Monday with pre-fair horse events.
The relics and bones of the body of Saint Toribio Romo Gonzalez will be on display at Sacred Heart Parish in Turlock in Saturday.
Despite posting the cleanest winter and summer on record, for the Valley to meet proposed federal air standards every citizen will have to pitch in, the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District told Stanislaus County Supervisors Tuesday morning.
The average turkey lives a relatively short life, rarely making it past three years old. This fact makes the annual National Thanksgiving Turkey Presentation pardoning ceremony a significant event for the turkey community. Turkeys from across the nation are selected each year to be officially pardoned by the President and live out their years at George Washington's historic Mount Vernon estate. The pardoning ceremony occurs at the White House Rose Garden in the ...
From sandwiches to burgers, turkey is consumed year round but it is the final months of the year when turkey takes the spotlight as a staple of Thanksgiving and Christmas meals. Foster Farms' Turlock plant produces turkey for the West Coast with fresh turkey distribution ranging from San Diego to Seattle. The turkeys are raised locally in Northern California and then brought to the Turlock plant for production purposes that require slaughter, dressing, ...
Preparing a turkey for Thanksgiving is usually the most cumbersome task of the holiday, often becoming a chore that is annually passed off among relatives. The Volk family of Turlock has been easing consumers' turkey cooking concerns for years through their company's trussing and temperature devices. A family owned business that has expanded internationally with offices from Brazil to England and a manufacturing facility in Turlock, Volk Enterprises has made its mark in the ...
The We Care Program, which just opened its cold-weather shelter for men Nov. 15, received a hefty donation to keep its services running. Sierra Health Foundation donated $10,000 to the shelter to help provide warm beds and hot meals to the 49 homeless men seeking refuge from the streets. We Care's Interim Executive Director Barbara Olave said the donation will help fund access to counseling services, a computer lab, life skills training ...