The latest national studies on drug abuse show prescription medicines are rapidly becoming the drug of choice for teenagers.
A driver that ran a red light caused a crash Wednesday morning that involved a buss full of school children.
The Kiwanis Club of Turlock hosted a Family Fun Day at Columbia Park on Saturday. The club gave out free hotdogs, brought games, had a bounce house and paid for every admission to the Columbia Pool on Saturday afternoon.
While most high school students think that getting into an Ivy League college is an almost unattainable goal - former Pitman High water polo player Taylor Holt said it's only a matter of hard work.
The Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors approved $3.4 million in pension-related expenditures Tuesday morning, intended to offset the effects of the weak stock market in 2008.
Stanislaus County Planning and Community Development has distributed over $1 million to local agencies to help find permanent housing for the homeless.
As the flu season approaches local agencies from hospitals and health centers to schools and public safety departments are bracing themselves for a possible onslaught of new H1N1 cases by putting into place plans that could help prevent a widespread outbreak of the virus in Turlock.
The Givargiznia family got some welcome news this week. Ten-year-old Dylan, who has been battling a rare form of leukemia since he was 6 years old, went into remission and a life-saving bone marrow donor has been found.
An accident along a stretch of country road in Denair on Thursday claimed the life of a little boy and a 40-year-old man, and left three others injured, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County for July stayed nearly unchanged, but the rate spiked throughout the state, according to the latest report from the Economic Development Department.
Beginning Aug. 31, from 9 p.m. to 6:30 a.m., the following roads will have traffic delays:
Pastor David Larson posed a question to some of his fellow Turlock ministers earlier this summer. If they could only give his congregation one message, what would it be?
Mountain View 4-H member Kayla Hilvers didn't need a rabbit's foot as a good luck charm to capture 17 awards at the Stanislaus County Fair. She had the whole rabbit.
Members of Calvary Baptist Church celebrated the harvest season a little early with their first annual Giant Pumpkin Day.
It may surprise some outsiders to know that in the Turlock Horseman's Club, horses are secondary.
The performers for the inaugural Dancing with the Turlock Stars did the cha-cha, the hustle, the flamenco, and in general thrilled the capacity crowd Saturday night as they raised thousands of dollars for the Salvation Army.
Electric service rates could increase next year, after a review of Turlock Irrigation District's preliminary budget for the 2015 financial year. The possibility of a 5 percent increase in rates, which will be used to address a forecasted revenue shortfall of $16.7 million, will be the focus of a public hearing scheduled for Dec. 2.
An annual event aimed at sharing a love of fine automobiles took a philanthropic turn this year as Winton, Ireland, Strom & Green Insurance, in collaboration with Hagerty Insurance, raised funds for pancreatic research in memory of late Turlock High aquatics coach Steve Feaver.
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.