Students from TLC day care and preschool classes learned a lesson about dental care from First Step Dental employees on Friday morning. The class was just one of 12 groups that took a tour of the dental office and learned dental hygiene from the professionals. February is children's dental health month, and in honor of that First Step Dental invites community preschool, daycare and kindergarten groups to tour their office every year. Kids learn about what happens in a dental office so that they are not afraid to visit the dentist. They also learn how to brush their teeth ...
My assignment this week, whether I liked it or not, was to write an article about the inner workings of romance. This article, I was told, had to be a first-person perspective on the issue. I thought this would be an easy assignment, but it turns out that defining romance is harder than I expected.
DELHI – Every weekend, sounds of children squealing in the water, mariachi music, and people generally having a good time waft through the gates of McConnell State Recreation Area.
A landmark multistate settlement with several of the nation's top banks will enact a monetary penalty for years of foreclosure abuses and bring some much needed relief to homeowners hit hardest by the mortgage crisis.
An internal audit by Diamond Foods Inc., found discrepancies in crop payments, prompting the company to replace their top two executives.
The Mosquito and Vector Control Association of California met on Jan. 30 to discuss issues facing local control districts. Top on their list of priorities was the new Clean Water Act permit requirement that might result in mosquito control agencies being unable to provide the same level of service.
Four Turlock residents escaped a house fire unharmed Tuesday morning because a smoke alarm alerted them to the smoldering flames.
Will and Linda Hack, owners and operators of Hack Farms in Turlock, are now $1,000 richer after a trip to Atlanta recently. Hack Farms was one of six farms across the United States to receive the Family Farm Environmental Excellence Award during the 2012 International Poultry Expo, held in Atlanta and sponsored by the U.S. Poultry and Egg Association.
Smart growth isn't just a buzzword. Building denser, more livable and environmentally-friendly cities is a top priority for the federal government.
Going to the movies is one way to celebrate a birthday.
What happens when you combine a love of music with engineering know-how and an innovative spirit? The unique creations of Keyes craftsman Ken Caulkins.
Emanuel Medical Center received an award for providing innovative patient service at a recent national healthcare conference - and local patients have also noticed the positive changes at Turlock's community hospital.
A wet end to January hasn't made up for dry conditions in December, according to the Turlock Irrigation District.
Jessica Austin is on a mission to help local children affected by fires and other emergencies. Austin was moved to action after the fire at Crowell Elementary School to collect small stuffed animals for the local fire fighters to distribute.
As the entire country ramps up to watch "The Big Game" this Sunday the pizza industry is also hustling to get ready for what Turlock Domino's owner Greg DeGrandis called "our Black Friday."
Local Visalus distributor Shaun Larsen is partnering with the United Samaritans Foundation to collect canned food and raise money to help feed children in need.
As part of the City of Turlock's Go Green week, citizens could catch a ride with the city's public transportation services free of charge. By cutting the usual fares, city staff believed Turlock residents would be encouraged to utilize the city's bus service, therefore cutting back on vehicle gas emissions.
The Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors will consider approving a waiver for the Moccasin Point Marina concession lease agreement that would see the marina move from its current location at the Don Pedro Lake due to insufficient water levels.
The number of burn prohibitions in Stanislaus County almost doubled this past season as the abnormally dry winter kept air pollution levels high.
Local children from preschool through kindergarten, and some daycare groups, brushed up on oral hygiene basics at First Step Dental on Friday during educational field trips to celebrate Dental Health Month.
State health officials have announced another increase in influenza-related deaths, but reported the rate of hospitalizations is at or below normal for this time of year, suggesting the peak may have passed.
When Denair Middle School student Cody Alicea was asked in 2010 to take an American flag off his bike due to safety concerns, it sparked a nationwide response that flooded the small Valley town with patriotic supporters of Old Glory and a debate on students' right to free speech.
German Sheppards are usually associated with police departments, but there is one Turlock pooch that has taken an understandable shine to the Turlock Police Department.
More than two decades ago, Vivien Jacob came to America from Iran looking for a better life. The International Rescue Committee was there to help her resettle in her new country and now she is part of the 80-year-old organization's mission to bring refugees from harm to home.
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