Irrigation season starts on Thursday for thirsty farmers in the Turlock Irrigation District, and good news is already trickling down from the Department of Water Resources on the snowpack levels that determine the amount of water farmers will receive.
Central Valley farmers will be granted additional water allocations for the growing season the Federal Bureau of Reclamation announced Tuesday.
Growing up on the westside of Turlock, Rachel Rodriguez Grant had dreams of going to college and doing something big with her life. But she never thought in a million years she would end up overseeing the distribution of food for millions of people all over the world - or be shaking hands with the president of the United States of America.
The job sector numbers for the new year got off to a grim start with Stanislaus County recording their highest level of unemployment in 16 years, according to the latest data from the Economic Development Department.
The Delhi woman who went missing after learning of her mother's death was located in an orchard north west of her home Thursday afternoon, according to the Merced County Sheriff's Department.
The Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors adopted a set of energy efficiency goals on Tuesday that will cover the next decade, but admitted that convincing customers to pursue energy efficiency projects in these economic times was challenging.
The Turlock City Council was briefed Tuesday night on methane gas leaks at the Turlock Regional Water Quality Control Facility that could pose a threat to the public.
The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District is reporting another successful season of reducing particulate matter in the Valley's air through the Check Before You Burn campaign.
A handful of anti-war demonstrators took over the corner of Monte Vista Avenue and Countryside Drive Friday afternoon, offering the message that war funds would be better spent on pressing national concerns.
When looking for a name for their new church, Pastor Greg Hazenberg and his faith community decided that a literal explanation of what members would find in the house of worship would be best. And thus was born the Equip Church.
When Rachel Johnson saw her newborn son for the first time, she wasn't sure what to think. Henry was the only baby in the nursery who looked like he did. He had an oversized head, and his fingers and toes were fused together. Rachel waited for someone to tell her what was going on, and why her baby looked different from the others, but nobody knew.
Now that issues of legality surrounding the Redevelopment Agency funding of Joe Debely Stadium renovations have been put to rest, concerns over field usage have arisen. Members of the Turlock City Council have previously stated that a renovated track and field at Turlock High School could bring new usage to the field, which in turn could increase hotel and sales tax revenue. Now, however, members of the Turlock community are questioning whether the renovated stadium will see an increase in usage, or if it will simply provide a better experience for current users.
The Turlock Salvation Army Corps Women's Auxiliary held their 8th annual Membership Tea on Saturday at the Salvation Army Corps Community Center. Proceeds from this annual fundraising event stay in the Turlock Salvation Army Corps, and they help fund children's programs, community programs, and S.A.L.T (Senior Adults Learning Together.)
Two rulings fell on the side of the controversial project to renovate Turlock High School's Joe Debely Stadium this week, striking blows against the Turlock Citizens Coalition who oppose the development.
Emanuel Medical Center is instituting a new check-in and visitor badge process to come in line with the recommendations from a safety task force.
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.