Running is the perfect way to squeeze some exercise into your day, but it's even better when you are running for a good cause. The Turlock Chaplaincy will soon be hosting their annual Fun Run, giving the community an opportunity to not only convene with friends for a healthy activity, but also raise funds for the chaplaincy program.
Turlock native and former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been no stranger to headlines over the course of the past year, from refusing to stand for the national anthem during National Football League games to his involvement with the Black Lives Matter Movement, and now, the activist is currently on the hunt for a new job within the NFL – something that has caught the attention of not only football fans and players, but also the President of the United States.
Those looking forward to the fresh fruits and vegetables, locally made meats, cheeses and bakery treats found at the Turlock Certified Farmers Market won't have to wait as long this year for the market season to start. The TCFM will open on April 22 this year, two weeks earlier than previous seasons, and close in mid-October.
It's time once again for community members to relay for a cure, as the internationally-known nonprofit American Cancer Society's signature event, Relay for Life, will soon be held in Turlock to generate cash for cancer research.
Modesto resident Carol Berger thinks that the best way to learn about other cultures is to actually live with someone from another culture and foster a long-lasting relationship in the process. As a local representative for Cultural Homestay International, Berger and her family are looking to provide this opportunity through the longstanding nonprofit cultural exchange organization, which is currently seeking families to invite a foreign exchange student to live with them in their home during the upcoming school year.
A desire to bring an elegant, affordable banquet hall to the west side of Turlock inspired Raja Singh to begin plans for Mirage Banquet Hall – a 43,515 square foot event center that will go before the Planning Commission in April.
After five years of severe drought conditions, the Tuolumne River Watershed is in the midst of one of the wettest years on record. What this means for local growers is plenty of water this irrigation season, which Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors voted on Tuesday to begin at the end of this month.
Springtime in the Central Valley is no stranger to rain, but Tuesday afternoon Turlock residents were on the lookout for a different force of Mother Nature. Warm, spring air combined with a cold, heavy thunderstorm and caused the National Weather Service to issue a tornado warning for Turlock and the surrounding Stanislaus County.
The Turlock Downtown Farmers Market is starting the 2017 season under a new name-Central Park Market Turlock - along with a new operator and is looking to move from Saturday mornings to Thursday nights.