For many years every swearing-in and promotion ceremony at the Turlock Police Department had certain elements that could be counted on: Someone would have some glowing words to say about the honoree, a badge would be pinned on by a loved one, an oath would be taken and a chocolate bar would be doled out from Rev. Al Opdyke.
Residents of Turlock arose bright and early Friday morning for the 24th annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast, where former San Francisco Giants pitcher Jeremy Affeldt joined Mayor Gary Soiseth in emphasizing the importance of trust and unity within the community.
The Turlock Planning Commission approved a Fitzpatrick Homes project on Thursday to build 20 single-family homes on the southeast corner of North Johnson Road and East Tuolumne Road, despite numerous complaints from neighboring residents.
With what officials are calling the wettest year on record for the Tuolumne River Watershed, the Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors will consider a 48-inch irrigation cap for the 2017 irrigation season, which could begin as early as the end of this month.
The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals organization is hoping to sway Delhi High School away from using animals on the campus in the wake of a brutal torture and killing of a pig used for the FFA program.
On a day that marked both National Almond Day and National Innovation Day, it was only fitting that the Almond Board of California celebrated the occasion with a $4.7 million commitment to 82 independent, third-party research projects exploring next-generation farming and sustainability practices.
In the aftermath of pregnancy or infant loss, it is all-too-easy to feel hopeless and alone. Knowing this, HeartStrings at Jessica's House hopes to smooth the road to recovery for mothers and families by providing solace, companionship and coping mechanisms to combat the painful and emotional impact resulting from the loss of a child.