Hundreds of people turned out Wednesday at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds to fill their bellies with beans and linguica for the 19th annual celebration of "Fava Day." The only thing is that there is no Fava Day … at least not officially.
Turlock may not be Flanders Field, the former World War I battlefield made famous by John McCrea's poem, but the poppies most certainly will blow. In fact, thousands of crêpe paper poppies, each hand-made by a hospitalized or disabled veteran, have made their way to Turlock and the American Legion Auxiliary this year in preparation for poppy week, during which members of the ALA, Sons of the American Legion and local Boy Scout troops will work to raise money for those hospitalized and disabled veterans by distributing the flowers.
Being a mom is hard work. There is no greater responsibility than to care for another human being. Moms not only change diapers, wipe noses and kiss boo-boos, they are also the most influential person in a young child's life.
A new auto dealership is coming to town and will make its home at the Turlock Auto Plaza, which has sat largely vacant for the last few years.
Hospital administrators are used to the ever-changing climate of healthcare. New technology, standards of care and diverse populations keep hospitals always looking for ways to improve their services. The Patient Care and Affordable Care Act of 2010, however, puts healthcare in a whole new ballgame.
Veteran Turlock Police member Jeff Lopes was promoted to the rank of Captain Tuesday afternoon during a ceremony at the War Memorial. Lopes' career in law enforcement began with the Turlock Police Department and has spanned more than two decades. Over the years he has earned numerous commendations and awards, including being named the Officer of the Year in 2007.
Hughson city officials are proud of their new sewer plant.
The deadlines for 4-H and FFA entries are May 17 and May 31. Participants must have their entry forms turned in no later than 5 p.m. on the deadline date.
In the Bible, the power of prayer can move mountains. A group of committed Turlockers hope prayer can help the city, state, and nation recover and prosper.
Last weekend my three small children held a campout in our backyard with a few of the neighborhood kids. While preparing for bed time I was thinking it would be totally safe - our yard is fenced and I left our family dog outside. The only problem was that if any of the kids were to wake up crying for whatever reason my wife I would not be able hear them in our room, all the way on the other side of the house.
If there ever was a testament to the power of hard work, determination and a belief that everything happens for a reason, Mid Valley Foods is that example.
The score stood tied, 1-1, as the lights opened on Kitchen Stadium in Turlock's Larsa Banquet Hall Friday.
Emanuel Cancer Center Concierge Nancy Daley – described more often as an angel or fairy godmother by Cancer Center patients – was honored this month by the American Cancer Society for the excellent and compassionate care she provides patients.
Festive Cinco de Mayo celebrations today will have competition for attention from far, far away. That's 221,802 miles from Earth, to be exact.
Fire Call Summary, April 2012
A little slice of Hollywood is coming to Turlock Friday with the premiere of "Christian Mingle."