Every girl deserves to feel like the belle of the ball. That is the philosophy of Delta Phi Gamma, a local sorority at California State University, Stanislaus. The women of Delta Phi Gamma make girls' dreams come true with Project Cinderella, a program that loans formal dresses to junior high and high school girls for free.
Turlockers have long known of the humanitarian efforts of resident Jane Vilas, but now her efforts have been recognized on a statewide scale.
Every year, the City of Turlock Recreation Division provides over $20,000 in scholarships to allow everyone the opportunity to participate in the variety of activities the department offers, regardless of ability to pay.
During their Tuesday morning meeting, the Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors unanimously approved a 48-inch water allotment for the 2010 season, with no cap.
The crack of the bat, the thud of the ball hitting the mitt, and the crunching of Cracker Jacks in the stands all sound like money to the City of Turlock, where baseball tournaments have become a summer staple.
Turlock's economy is looking at another hit with the announcement Tuesday that the Hormel Food Corporation will be closing their Turlock facility later this year.
The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County made a modest increase in March keeping the county at record levels for joblessness, according to the latest figures from the Economic Development Department.
On Tuesday, the Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors will consider approving a proposed 48-inch-per-acre irrigation water allotment with no cap.
Time was, when Gary Soiseth wanted to take a look at the crops growing outside, he just strolled out his door. Now, half-way around the world in a war-torn country that same task requires an armed escort and logistical planning.
Trees play an important role in the community. From the shade they provide to their role in making the Valley's air cleaner, trees are an essential element of local landscape and this is why the City of Turlock celebrates National Arbor Day in a big way.
With the 70 degree weather and the blooming spring flowers, it's hard not to anticipate the warm months of summer right around the corner. And with the summer time, there comes plenty of camps, swimming, summer sports and the popular movie nights that can all be found through the City of Turlock Recreation Department.
With tax day just five days away, new research from a nonprofit public policy institute shows that Stanislaus County residents could miss out on up to $17 million in Earned Income Tax Credits.
Emanuel Medical Center will soon offer life-saving cardiac services that they once deferred to other hospitals. The new Emanuel Cardiac Cath and Intervention Lab will give doctors the ability to treat patients with certain cardiac conditions.
The Central Valley movement, March for California's Future, which began a walk of protest in Bakersfield and plans to end in Sacramento, rolled into Turlock on Monday.
The City of Turlock won't implement its new, state-mandated metered residential water billing until Jan. 1, 2011. But the city is already letting consumers know just how the change will affect their monthly bills.
After a successful application and interview process, Turlock resident Zoe Cavanaugh has been officially selected to participate in the 2014 Miss Pre-Teen Stockton/Sacramento pageant competition on Saturday.
For the past 32 years, local Realtors and their affiliates have held a Can Tree Breakfast in an effort to raise money to feed hungry families during the holidays. Although the literal Christmas tree-shaped pyramid of canned food - that some years reached as high as 25 feet - no longer adorns the entrance to the long-since closed Albertsons grocery store, the spirit of giving has remained strong.
While the City of Turlock has been a member of the Stanislaus Business Alliance since 1994, on Tuesday the two entities entered into an official agreement with the sanctioning of the Turlock City Council.
While individuals across town will be rushing to the grocery store in upcoming days to purchase a turkey in time for Thanksgiving, a few lucky locals won't need to stress as the winner of the City of Turlock's annual Turkey Trot fun run will be granted the festive bird as a victory prize.
The only thing made more apparent than the Salvation Army's love of bells at the 18th annual Kettle Kick-Off Luncheon was the generosity of the community as they donated over $46,000 for the local Salvation Army Corps.
Peninsula Plastics Recycling in Turlock was selected among more than 50 applicants to receive a $1 million grant which will bring new equipment and nine new positions to the company.
As Thanksgiving approaches Foster Farms is taking steps to ensure that more families will enjoy the holiday by gathering around the table for a turkey dinner, by donating to food banks up and down the West Coast.
The facilities and landscape of the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds will soon receive a much-needed makeover, made possible by a generous donation and new partnership.