Every year, area young people "graduate" from foster care with little or no resources to start life on their own. Yet, like most college hopefuls, foster youth have ambitions, goals and dreams. The Promise Scholars program aims to help former foster youth succeed as students at California State University, Stanislaus, and provide a bridge to a brighter future for many of these young adults.
Looking back on the past year, two words define the work of the Turlock Irrigation District, according to TID General Manager Casey Hashimoto.
Two local high school students, who spent part of their summer at an intense citizenship training program, shared their experiences Friday night at a dinner hosted by the American Legion Rex Ish Post 88 Auxiliary.
Pacific Gas & Electric is continuing its public outreach effort in advance of planned September testing of a section of natural gas pipeline in Turlock.
The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County remained unchanged in July according to the latest figures from the California Economic Development Department.
Air District officials are planning on issuing the first Air Alert of the year on Monday because high temperatures combined with increased road traffic are expected to raise smog levels.
A fire Tuesday afternoon caused moderate damage to a garage, while fire fighters had to contend with battling the blaze in 100 plus temperatures.
Peach, plum, and nectarine harvests continued as apricot harvest neared completion. Clingstone peach harvest began in the Sacramento Valley. Prunes progressed well as irrigation and potassium applications continued. Harvest of table grapes in the Coachella Valley finished, as harvest in the San Joaquin Valley began. In the San Joaquin Valley, wine grapes began coloring and sugaring as harvest approached. Napa Valley growers applied the second European Grapevine Moth application. Gala apple and Bartlett pear harvests began. Kiwi, fig, jujube, and pomegranate fruit continued to develop. The olive bloom completed and fruit began to size. Strawberries and blackberries were picked and ...
American Legion Auxiliary members from Rex Ish Post 88 Turlock attended a workshop in July hosted by the California American Legion Auxiliary and held in Gustine.
California's increased fire activity, coupled with the current weather forecast for continued heightened fire danger, prompted CAL FIRE on Wednesday to suspend all burning permits and open fire within the State Responsibility Area of California. The burn ban suspends all residential burn permits, forest management, hazard abatement, and other industrial-type permitted burning within the 31 million acres of State Responsibility Area. Campfires within organized campgrounds or on private property are allowed if they are in a designated campfire site that prevents fire from spreading outside the site.
The Turlock Fire Department responded to a total of 503 incidents during the month of July. These included a total of 307 emergency medical service calls.
During the first two weeks of September, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service will survey the growers of small grains, including wheat, barley and oats. The results of this survey will provide an in-depth look into small grain production in the United States in 2012.
One of two Californians recently diagnosed with hantavirus pulmonary syndrome died, according to the California Department of Public Health. There has been no further details released on the ages, gender or hometowns of the infected, but officials believe they both came into contact with the rare disease at Yosemite National Park.
Just over two weeks ago, Turlock Chamber of Commerce CEO Sharon Silva received some unexpected news – The Amgen Tour of California, one of the world's premier cycling races, had requested that Turlock apply to host the start or end of a race leg.
Army National Guard Pvt. Hector P. Cervantes has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
The Turlock general manager of the Olive Garden in town has earned recognition from the corporation for the eatery's guest services and community involvement.
As the Nov. 8 Presidential General Election nears, the Stanislaus County Registrar of Voters office is hoping a few citizens will step up and help ...
Foster Farms announced that its board of directors has appointed Laura Flanagan as the poultry company's newest president and chief executive officer. Flanagan will ...
"I think we can all agree that this is an exciting time to live and work in our community."
Motorists should be prepared to detour around a number of roads around town as maintenance work is planned in the upcoming weeks.
The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District is hoping area residents can help avoid a spike in ozone levels by refraining from idling vehicles ...
For any five-year-old, reading 1,000 books before they begin school may seem like a daunting task. Thanks to a program provided by the Stanislaus ...
A rise in a bacterial infection that is causing residents to become ill, particularly with diarrhea is prompting Stanislaus County health officials to remind the ...
Just over a year after beginning its brewing journey, Blaker Brewing of Lucas Dairy is preparing to rewrite its microbrewery plans.
Firefighters were able to battle back a blaze that had ignited in a backyard shed before it caused too much damage to a residence.