The ninth season of the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District's Check Before You Burn program ended Wednesday with a record number of burn prohibitions issued over the winter months.
The State of California plans to close Merced County's George J. Hatfield and McConnell State Recreation Areas, but a local businessman is doing his part to keep them open.
New state regulations will force many growers in the Turlock Irrigation District service area to pay more for water next year, customers learned at preseason growers meetings this week.
The red carpet wasn't only in Hollywood this weekend.
It is hard to beat the beauty of Yosemite looking into the Valley from the Tunnel View during a clearing of a storm, or standing on Sentinel Bridge during sunset and seeing the alpine glow on Half Dome with the reflection in the Merced River. But two weeks in late February, there is a phenomenon that happens in Yosemite that does not happen anywhere else in the world. There is an ephemeral waterfall named Horsetail Falls located on the east shoulder of El Capitan that at sunset will glow anywhere from yellow to lava red. And yes, if you are ...
South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard isn't afraid to admit that he was in Tulare during the World Ag Expo on a dairy recruiting trip to lure dairies away from other states - including California.
It's a tin anniversary for Turlock's longest-running homeless shelter operator.
Almond trees throughout the Turlock area are beginning to bloom due to a warmer than normal winter. Despite a record low rainfall total so far this year, almond grower and Turlock Irrigation District Director Ron Macedo said he expects a good harvest.
Today, at long last, Turlock Christian High sophomore David Thompson is celebrating his fourth birthday. He isn't some sort of child prodigy - he's a leap year baby.
A critically dry year – possibly the driest on record – led Turlock Irrigation District directors to issue the lowest initial irrigation water allocation and cap in the district's history on Tuesday.
A dusty Golden State Boulevard median will soon be landscaped as the first phase of a plan to beautify Turlock, thanks to a new state grant.
The USDA made $8 million in emergency funding available to prevent the spread of European grapevine moth in California.
For most American boys - and many girls - part of their childhood and adolescence included the traditional hobby of collecting sports cards.
The 2012 Turlock Irrigation District irrigation season could see an allotment half that of 2011's season.
The investigation is still ongoing into what Stanislaus County Animal Services Executive Director Annette Patton called the worst case of animal cruelty the county has ever seen.
Sawyer Wilson, 3, and his sister Emily Wilson, 5, were just two of the many children who learned about the lifecycle of the salmon while making paint prints at the Stanislaus County Fair on Friday. Patrick Cuthbert of Fishbio helped the siblings with their craft project as part of a booth featuring the Salmonids in the Classroom program, a kindergarten through 12th grade program run through the Turlock Irrigation District and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County remained at a steady rate between May and June, according to the latest report from the Employment Development Department.
My fondest olfactory memories of childhood are of when my mom would bake cinnamon and sugar stuffed apples - yum! So when local chiropractor Dave Dubyak called me with a desperate need for apple pie contest entries, I decided it was time for my own house to be filled with the mouth-watering smells of cooked apples and my most favorite spice, cinnamon.
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Buying a margarita from the Active 20-30 Club booth at the Stanislaus County Fair offers customers more than just a cold and delicious treat. The profits from the fair booth help the club give back to the community in a variety of ways, with their biggest project a Christmas shopping trip for underprivileged children.
"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.