Although the Turlock Irrigation District is still officially in a drought state of condition, recent rainstorms throughout the region has resulted in district staff delaying the start of the 2014 irrigation season by one week.
The German Shepherd rescued by the Turlock Fire Department from a narrow shaft at the Turlock Water Quality Plant is making progress towards finding a forever home.
Two young men were heralded at Monday's Ceres City Council meeting for saving the life of their 18-month-old niece who was found in the bottom of a swimming pool in Ceres one Saturday morning last month.
Agriculture is the lifeblood of the Central Valley, an industry historically dominated by men.
Being the third largest wildfire in California's history, the 2013 Rim Fire in the Sierra Nevada region caused unprecedented damage to not only the Stanislaus National Forest and adjacent areas, but also incurred costs to several communities after causing damage to nearby hydroelectric power plants. Additionally, water supplies became at-risk for millions, including Turlock Irrigation District's Don Pedro Reservoir due to washed down silt and debris from the fire.
Regardless of how big a city might grow, the need for open space, recreational facilities and parks will continually grow along beside it, offering people of all ages a place for enjoyment.
Every Monday night, roughly 25 students fill the seats of Ken Oyer's Workforce Readiness Skills class at the Turlock Adult School. Although a few are high school students looking to complete missing credits, a majority of the students are adults seeking training in basic skills as they prepare to reenter the job market.
The California Highway Patrol is graduating two local men into their ranks today.
It's not easy running a business in today's economic climate. The Turlock Chamber of Commerce knows this and strives to help businesses of every size not only keep their doors open through this slow economic recovery, but to also thrive. In 2013, the Turlock Chamber was recognized as one of the top 10 Chambers in the state and received, for the fifth year in a row, the Cal Chamber President's Award.
An investigation by the Turlock Police Department and the Turlock Unified School District into the injury of a 6-year-old boy with a pencil at Crowell School has been ruled an accident.
Each week, Neva Walker works part-time to earn money to buy $200 worth of food for cats that aren't hers.
A 66-year-old Planada woman was killed Monday afternoon in a single vehicle rollover outside of Denair, the California Highway patrol reported.
While 17.84 acres just off Countryside Drive prepares to be developed into 109 single family residential homes with the construction of Florsheim Home's Monte Verde subdivision, some might begin to wonder if there has been a turnaround in the local housing market.
With Daylight Saving Time beginning on Sunday, CAL FIRE officials are reminding all Californians to ensure they have working smoke alarms in their homes. Studies have shown that most homes have smoke alarms, however nearly two-thirds of home fire deaths result from fires in homes with no working smoke alarms.
"Buy local" has become a well known phrase that has found its way into grocery stores, farmers markets and onto bumper stickers on cars across the country. The East Stanislaus Resource Conservation District is aiming to put this phrase into practice this summer by creating a "Stanislaus County Grown" brand.
For anyone unaware the federal government charges a penalty for not carrying health insurance, Emanuel Medical Center is offering a helping hand.
Bad news just keeps on coming for local growers, as the Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors considers implementing an even lower than the historically-low 20 inch water allotment in 2014, once the postponed irrigation season finally starts.