Residents of the West Side of Stanislaus County took the first steps towards a healthier lifestyle with their own version of a "Biggest Loser" competition. On Aug. 12 seven teams of 10 people stepped on a giant agricultural scale to weigh in and begin their weight loss mission. Five of those teams took to the scales again on Saturday for their final weigh out at the end of the competition. The weight loss challenge was a friendly competition between the cities of Newman, Gustine and Patterson. It was organized by the Westside Healthcare Advisory Task Force as part of the ...
Three natural gas pipelines in Stanislaus County have been included on Pacific Gas and Electric's list of "Top 100" riskiest segments in the state, however, PG&E officials stress the designations are not a safety concern.
Some picked up trash, some scrubbed down the water parks and others raked the lawns of community members, but all 250 volunteers at Saturday's Turlock Shines community clean-up day worked to help beautify the Turlock community.
A 19-year-old Hilmar woman was critically injured in a collision outside of Oakdale.
October started with a bang for area residents, as a plethora of events and activities were held.
Irrigation season for Turlock Irrigation District customers will be extended by 11 days to Oct. 31, the district announced Tuesday.
Monday night was memorable for many in Hilmar, especially Hilmar Cheese Co. as they were the first company to receive the Hilmar Chamber of Commerce award for Distinguished Citizen of the Year.
Reverend Kathie Galicia of St. Francis Episcopal Church and Pastor Sylvia Meuller of Light of Christ Lutheran Parish blessed local animals on Sunday in celebration of the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi. The yearly tradition honors St. Francis and his love for all creatures and thanks pets for their service and companionship. Cats, goats, and dogs big and small participated in this year's blessing.
Despite recent consumer fears of tainted eggs, egg production is growing with an eight million egg increase since last August and an 11 million growth since July in California alone, according to the California Poultry Report.
Five of the six Turlock City Council candidates squaring off for two open seats in the Nov. 2 election met for the first debate of the season on Wednesday, with the city's budget taking top priority.
An explosion followed by a fire burned a historic barn in the 5200 block of Tully Road, between Taylor and Barnhart roads, to the ground Friday afternoon.
A barn in the 5200 block of Tully Road, between Taylor and Barnhart roads, burned to the ground Friday afternoon.
With 33 days until Election Day, candidates for Turlock City Council will face the public for the first time tonight in a debate sponsored by the Turlock Chamber of Commerce.
The Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors began planning for their 2011 budget – which preliminarily calls for a net of three fewer employees – in a workshop Tuesday morning.
The lives of two Turlock men were claimed at the start and end of the weekend in two separate vehicle collisions.
The East Stanislaus Resource Conservation District is hosting a Local Workgroup Meeting on Monday to get feedback from the community on how to best use federal funds through the Farm Bill's Environmental Quality Incentive Program.
The Latino Community Roundtable and Central Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce are holding a Hispanic Heritage Month celebration from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at World Tile Design Showroom, 728 S. Center St., in Turlock.
Bakersfield native Luke Wonderly is embarking on a cross country journey spreading a message of peace that he hopes will end with a presidential visit.
Agriculture is a big part of life in Stanislaus County, and the fruits of the recent harvest will take center stage next week in an event to support two ag-centered entities - Friends of the Stanislaus County Fair Foundation and the Agriculture Studies Department of California State University, Stanislaus.
Spring may be the traditional season in which to clean-up, but locals will get a chance to come together and beautify the town on Saturday for the seventh annual Turlock Shines event.
A mountain lion spotted in an east Turlock neighborhood Sunday night continues to roam free in parts unknown as officials suspended their search Monday.
Community members who want to get up close with an alpaca will have their chance this Sunday and Monday at Macedo's Mini Acre as part of National Alpaca Farm Days.