January is National Mentoring Month, and the Community Moms Guild, a program of Sierra Vista Child and Family Services, is recruiting mentors for local foster youth.
As gas prices continue to climb, reaching the highest level ever recorded at this time of year, GasBuddy released its 2012 projections which see prices reach $4 a gallon by late spring.
A woman crossing a street in a Turlock neighborhood Tuesday morning was struck by a pickup truck and critically injured, the Turlock Police Department reported.
It's that time again. Time for local Girl Scouts to pick up their clip-boards and brush up on their sales skills. Girl Scout cookie pre-orders start on Friday, and local scouts have big plans for their cookie money.
In 2008, a grand plan for Turlock's downtown was unveiled: scenic storefronts packed with boutique dress shops, cakeries, and florists would one day serve as a shopping destination for all the Valley's blushing brides.
West Nile Virus prevention is a major goal of the Turlock Mosquito Abatement District, but new laws might make it harder for TMAD to control mosquito populations.
A historically rainless winter led the Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors to approve an early irrigation season Tuesday, set to begin Jan. 19.
Turlock Fire Call Summary, December 2011
Every business wants to deliver top-notch customer service, but few know just how.
Amid a bounty of tears and a few laughs, several hundreds of mourners gathered to bid a final goodbye to Mary Donahou, the Stanislaus County Sheriff's crime scene investigator who died in the line of duty.
Unseasonably warm and dry weather was a welcome boon to local residents looking to spend time outdoors this week, but also a cause for concern to growers who rely on wet winters for bountiful harvests.
Sometimes lifelong friends come from the most random of places and in the case of the Santos family of Denair, it was a simple advertising flyer they saw at a local Starbucks. The flyer was for information about hosting a foreign exchange student through the STS Foundation.
As 2012 begins, gasoline prices are rising.
Recent dog attacks on young children have raised public awareness of the dangers of animal bites. A 6-year-old Delhi boy is recovering from bites to his head, neck and arms after a Nov. 10 dog attack. This was just days after a 3-year-old Winton boy sustained severe injuries when the family dog attacked him on Nov. 7. Both cases involved attacks by pit bulls.
When a heart attack strikes the time it takes for treatment to be given is of critical importance. Now that Emanuel Medical Center has been certified as a receiving center for heart attack patients, the time it takes to get to a hospital is even less.
"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.
The drought that has encompassed the state in the past three years triggering heated discussions on the use of water resources was brought close to home on Tuesday at the Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors meeting.
By mid-afternoon Saturday the sun was beating down on Turlock and most people were hiding from the heat in the comfort of their homes, relaxing on couches with their air conditioners pumping.
Juliette Guiliacci and her father Dale left the Stanislaus County Fair on Saturday night with more than just memories. Juliette was the winner of the Kansas concert text contest, her prize: a signed guitar from the band.
The Latino Community Roundtable will be distributing free backpacks for needy children of Stanislaus County at an Aug. 3 giveaway at the Ceres Flea Market on Whitmore Avenue, said Maggie Mejia.
Unattended lamps were responsible for igniting two house fires in Turlock over the last week.