As the City of Turlock strives to meet the State's 32 percent water reduction requirements, our city parks, medians and facility landscapes are the most visibly impacted areas of the City's conservation efforts.
Each year the Valley Air District creates a 13-month bilingual calendar featuring Healthy Air Living messages and the creative artwork of San Joaquin Valley elementary and high school students.
The rate of women diagnosed with syphilis in California is on the rise and has alarmed health officials, especially with an increase of cases involving pregnant woman and newborns.
Denair FFA members Tristan Haile and Kendra Womack may have been feeling the effects of the rising temperatures Friday as they went about their work of cleaning out the pig pens, but thanks to some new upgrades in the Stanislaus County Fair's livestock area, the pigs and all the other animals had it made in the shade.
The Stanislaus Innovation Challenge is once again looking for local entrepreneurs who want to take their great idea to the next level.
Reusable cups and bags will soon be available for purchase at Café La Mo, a campaign dedicated to not only raising awareness of living more consciously but also honoring a former Turlocker.
The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County continued a steady decline, with the area recording its lowest rate since climbing out of a hole of unemployment in the wake of the Great Recession.
A fire that ignited inside the engine compartment of a vehicle was quickly contained by Turlock fire fighters Tuesday night, keeping the blaze from the residence.
While working in San Francisco at 22 years old, Liberty Private Security, Inc. & Training Academy president Ashley Cahill vividly remembers the night where she was followed into an abandoned parking lot by someone she did not know.
While giving back may be an occasional decision for some, for Turlock resident Jodi Karambela it is part of her life.
One of the first stops for many of the thousands of fair goers who pour through the historic arch gates of the Stanislaus County Fair every night is the Floriculture Building. As its name implies, this is where anyone with a green thumb - from backyard gardeners to FFA students and even youngsters who like to play in the dirt - can put their landscape designs on display for the entire county to see.
Veterans Day this year will be specially marked with a rededication ceremony for the War Memorial Cannon following approval regarding its location to Central Park from theTurlock City Council.
A Hilmar man sustained severe injuries when his motorcycle collided with a sport utility vehicle Wednesday night on Lander Avenue.
The Stanislaus County Fair is known for bringing top performers to the Turlock farigrounds each summer, and this year is no different with country stars like Colt Ford and Jerrod Niemann and rock legends like Eddie Money and Bret Michaels.
Kensington Court is known for its leafy Sycamore trees, but recently there has been something else lining the picturesque street: bright yellow signs that read "Uneven Sidewalk."
Residents receiving a penalty fine for water wasting can elect to take an online water conservation course to waive the penalty. Only one such penalty waiver shall be allowed within any 24-month period.
Students in the San Luis Reservoir Junior Lifeguard Program are diving to new depths in their endeavor to become junior lifeguards by engaging in extensive aquatic interaction, exploration and recreation outside of the pool.
California grown almonds are not only good tasting, but good for the environment too according to a new study by the University of California, Davis, which revealed that almond producers are making strides towards reducing carbon emissions.
A new 45-foot tall sign will soon greet motorists as they travel past the Lander Avenue exit of Highway 99, a portent of what's to come at the Lander Crossings center.
The inside of the Turlock Gospel Mission's year-round shelter maybe just a maze of unfinished walls and doorways, but in Chris Kiriakou's mind's eye it is a fully functioning facility offering the services and security needed by the homeless community. Now it's just a matter of making it a reality.
Although an announcement made by California Department of Food and Agriculture Secretary Karen Ross introducing a short-term increase to the 4b or cheese milk price paid to dairy farmers was welcomed by producers throughout the state, the California Dairy Campaign is still emphasizing the need to join the federal milk marketing order.
Although the City of Turlock has adopted the motto 'brown is the new green' when it comes to outdoor water conservation efforts, city parks and landscaped areas in the north end of town are having trouble getting any water at all due to breakdowns at two non-potable wells.
After being kidnapped by several armed men at a school compound in Nigeria, American Free Methodist Church missionary Rev. Phyllis Sortor described herself as feeling lonely and disconnected throughout her first two days in captivity.
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A survey administered by the United Samaritans Foundation found that 30 percent of individuals regard the free lunch that they receive from the organization's Daily Bread Mobile Food Truck as the only meal they will receive that day.
A senior citizen residing in Nevada City is the first confirmed death of 2015 from West Nile Virus, reported the California Department of Public Health.
Nearly a quarter of a million visitors made their way to Turlock and the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds for the fair's annual 10-day this year, which included adrenaline-rushing rides, unforgettable celebrity concerts and countless exhibitions for all to enjoy.
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