Many families started 2016 having to pay more for a place to live, as a new survey found that rents across California went up 7.6 percent from November to December 2015 and 4.9 percent over the last year with median prices of $1,500 for a one bedroom home and $1,640 for a two bedroom.
Technology guru and author Abby Stokes has helped thousands of seniors learn to navigate the latest technology. She will be bringing her expertise to Covenant Village of Turlock at 1 p.m. Jan. 15 for a program titled: "How to be Smart with Your Smartphone and Tablet."
Although California dedicated several months in 2015 to battling the Butte and Valley wildfires, which together scorched nearly 150,000 acres throughout the state, the National Interagency Fire Center revealed that this burned acreage was just a part of a much bigger, not to mention much more destructive, picture.
The former MedicAlert Foundation building on the corner of Colorado Avenue and Tuolumne Road will no longer be a hub for lifesaving services during medical emergencies, but rather a hub of academic success following Turlock Christian Schools' decision to purchase and renovate the property for its new elementary campus.
With the help of Colin Kaepernick and his sponsorship, Mya Sanchez and her family were able to fly out to Indianapolis to compete in the National Football League's Punt, Pass and Kick Championships after winning the 10-11 year old division.