The American Red Cross Capital Region Chapter - which includes Stanislaus County - thanked volunteers for their service at a recognition dinner held at the McHenry Museum in Modesto on Oct. 20. The event was an opportunity to say thank you for the thousands of combined hours donated by Stanislaus County volunteers. Special recognitions were awarded for excellence in the following categories:
The California High-Speed Rail Authority has finalized an agreement to secure the nearly $1 billion in federal funds needed to begin construction on the Central Valley segment of the planned statewide 220-mile-per-hour train system, the CHSRA announced this week.
U.S. tree nut growers are receiving good news just in time for the holidays. A report issued recently by Rabobank's Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory group projects nut prices will remain competitive in the coming years. The information arrives as operations are wrapping up another banner harvest for most tree nut varieties.
Kaley has shown up at school wearing the same clothes for five days in a row. She looks dirty and keeps falling asleep during class. Lisa's teacher has seen enough and makes a call to the Stanislaus County Community Services Agency - Child Welfare Services office.
Turlock's nightlife took on a frenzied feel Thursday, as thousands of area residents ended their Thanksgiving celebrations with midnight shopping.
With unfamiliar terms like megapixels, gigabytes, and "4G" clogging arcane and nonsensical product designations which feature more acronyms than the U.S. military, shopping for the geek in your life is no easy task.
In recent years tight budgets have forced countless California families to skip their annual Thanksgiving trips to see friends and family.
While not a chef herself, the years Janice Virgo has spent working with the Institute of Technology's culinary program students as a career advisor must have rubbed off.
While most people are lounging around the house enjoying football and appetizers this Thanksgiving, the men of Eta Tau Chapter of Theta Chi fraternity will be hard at work.
The Central Valley's progress out of the Great Recession is going to be a sluggish process that will take a few years, according to a recently released economic forecast from the University of the Pacific.
Bradley Pacheco developed meningococcal (spinal) meningitis when he was just five months old and he spent much of the rest of his life in and out of hospitals before passing away on Thanksgiving Day 2007 at eight years old.
The search for two hikers swept over a Yosemite National Park waterfall in July has officially ended for the time being, park officials announced last week.
As hearty shoppers prepare for the craziness that is Black Friday, law enforcement agencies are hoping those preparations include a few steps that will make for a safe shopping experience.
Small business owners in downtown Turlock admit they can't beat big box and chain stores when it comes to Black Friday super sales - but they can compete over the course of the holiday shopping season.
With a final vote on three years of Turlock Irrigation District electric rate increases looming, TID ratepayers had one final chance Tuesday to offer input on the measure in advance of a Dec. 6 vote.
Experts from the city, county, state and local university will address groundwater challenges currently facing the Turlock area on Tuesday, as part of a public forum cosponsored by the Turlock Chamber of Commerce and California State University, Stanislaus.
The San Joaquin River is in grave danger.
After a successful first year since its grand opening, the Turlock Blue Diamond Facility has been named the 2014 "Plant of the Year" by Food Engineering Magazine - an honor recognizing the most innovative new food or beverage plants built in North America.
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World War II, the Nixon Watergate scandal, the civil rights movements of the 1960s and the jazzercise fad of the 1980s - Maryadell Boone has seen it all and then some as today marks her 100th birthday. While Boone has lived through some of the most iconic decades of recent history, throughout the vast changes Boone's life has remained relatively the same.
If a community's strength is reflected in its leaders, then Turlock is a powerful community due in part to the mission of Leadership Turlock.