While fried delights whether they be corn dogs, funnel cakes or something more exotic like alligator are a top draw at the Stanislaus County Fair, there is one item that might seem ordinary but is anything but: hamburgers made by the ladies of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary.
Locals aren't the only ones attending the Stanislaus County Fair for the "Carnival Eats" as the Food Network will be filming a new television show focusing on fair food for their fall lineup.
Turlock Gospel Mission executive director Tim Guerino refers to this time of year as "the dry season" and it has nothing to do with the lack of rain.
The Turlock community lost a friend and business leader on Thursday, when Bill Youngdale passed away at the age of 87 at Stanford Hospital.
Those looking to put their baking skills to the taste test, while also helping to feed the hungry, have only two days left to enter the apple pie contest at the Stanislaus County Fair.
Despite the warm weather, children participating in the Westside Ministries annual soccer camp found the energy to play a competitive game last week. The three-week camp, which ended last Thursday, gave local children the opportunity to build skills and fitness, while also providing a safe place for kids to be during the summer.
The streets of downtown Turlock were filled with those bursting with pride for their country and country roots on Friday during the annual Fourth of July parade and street fair.
With a destruction derby, rodeo and thrill rides, it might not seem like the Stanislaus County Fair is the place to come to learn to save a life, but it is.
1. Should we take showers instead of baths? Should we use with our garbage disposal? Should we use an automatic dishwasher instead of doing dishes by hand?
Local almond growers are contributing to a record breaking harvest of 2.1 billion pounds of California almonds despite the drought conditions that have left many farmers concerned for their orchards and the future of California's agricultural industry.
A multistate outbreak of Salmonella Heidelberg infections has been officially linked to Foster Farms chicken by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service, prompting an immediate recall.
The Stanislaus County Library Foundation is taking their Lemony Snicket benefit event to a whole new level - the baked kind.
Name of Business: Hilmar Coffee
Several Turlock Irrigation District customers have abandoned their rights to utilize TID water facilities according to the biannual report presented Tuesday at the Board of Trustees meeting.
Money doesn't grow on trees, but olives do – just ask Anne Piccirillo.
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.
Name of Business: Hot Rod Diner
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.