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Flu deaths almost double last season

The influenza virus, largely spurred by a resurgence of swine flu, continues to claim more lives in California as public health officials increase their efforts to vaccinate more of the population.

February 07, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Local


TID warns customers of scams

After receiving reports from customers who have been contacted by fraudulent individuals claiming to represent the Turlock Irrigation District, the district is warning customers not to fall for the scams and report any deceitful phone calls to their main office.

February 07, 2014 | Cara Hallam | Local


State Water Project zero allocation

State officials announced last week that, for the first time ever, the State Water Project - a water storage and delivery system distributing water to 29 urban and agricultural water suppliers throughout California - is set to provide zero percent of the contracted water allocations in 2014.

February 06, 2014 | Cara Hallam | Local


Jiu Jitsu academy gets bigger, better location

Name: Turlock Academy of Jiu Jitsu

February 06, 2014 | Cara Hallam | Local


Turlock dentist office celebrates Children’s Dental Health month with free service day

Taking care of your teeth is essential for a healthy smile, but dentist appointments are often a luxury reserved for those who can afford dental care.

February 06, 2014 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


Bean industry increases presence online and on the table

In the world of trendy health foods, kale, chia seeds and nuts have recently stolen the spotlight, but one food group is sneaking back into the health foods landscape: beans.

February 06, 2014 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


AAUW empowering women in education, leadership

Since its establishment in 1881, the American Association of University Women has been advancing equity for women and girls through education, advocacy, philanthropy and research. The Turlock chapter of the AAUW is continuing this tradition through scholarships, leadership training, and recognition programs.

February 06, 2014 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Behind the scenes at Turlock Pentecost cioppino feed

It is crab feed season and the Turlock Pentecost Association did not fail to impress their guests at the organization's annual cioppino and crab feed last Saturday. With attendance topping 2,000 and tickets sold out five days in advance, the annual event's reputation precedes itself.

February 04, 2014 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


Regional pledges needed to secure new flights to LAX

Before the economic downfall of 2008, nonstop flights between the cities of Modesto and Los Angeles were common, providing regional businesses easy access to and from Southern California's business hub.

February 04, 2014 | Cara Hallam | Local


Bicyclist killed on Fulkerth Road

A Hilmar man out riding his bicycle along a stretch of country road in Turlock was killed Monday night when he was struck by a car.

February 04, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Local


IN SERVICE

Air Force Airman 1st Class Jesse R. Riendeau graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

February 04, 2014 | | Local


Stanislaus County sees high rate of flu deaths

The influenza virus that has been spreading across California continues to claim more lives, with Stanislaus County recording an alarmingly high rate of fatalities compared to other larger counties.

January 31, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Book sale final call

Today is the last day of the Friends of the Turlock Public Library annual book sale. The group sells hardbound books for $1 and most paperbacks for 50 cents, all of which raises much-needed funds for the library's operating budget.

January 31, 2014 | Eddie Ruiz | Local


Amidst drought, rain finally falls

As Californians across the state have been hoping for rain over the past several weeks due to the ongoing drought, several communities finally experienced some rainfall.

January 30, 2014 | Cara Hallam | Local


Alliance receives grant to help rural business owners

Over the years, the Stanislaus Economic Development and Workforce Alliance has committed itself to helping new, existing and expanding businesses throughout the county. With the help of a recent grant from Wells Fargo Bank, hundreds of business owners will soon receive the assistance they need.

January 30, 2014 | Cara Hallam | Local


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Carnegie thrives in revived Turlock arts scene

When Lisa McDermott looks around the Carnegie Arts Center, she can't help but smile and feel slightly justified.

February 24, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Colors of kindness

While the Lancaster Painting team is well versed in catering to customers' needs year-round, there is one special client each year that the company especially looks forward to: the Paint it Forward winner.

February 24, 2015 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


Pesticide manufacturer makes buzz worthy donation to California bees

In the heart of the state that dominates the global production of almonds, the Central Valley is known to welcome an influx of honeybee colonies just in time for almond orchard bloom each year.

February 24, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Modesto job fair aims to connect unemployed with companies looking to hire

Central Valley residents looking for jobs need not look far as HIREvent will be hosting a job fair in Modesto in March with a host of employers and opportunities available including full-time, part-time, and seasonable positions.

February 20, 2015 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


Gospel mission, neighbors talk over concerns

Poet Robert Frost said good fences make good neighbors. For the residents of S. Boardway, First, D and C streets, they would be pleased if people quit urinating and defecating in their yards.

February 20, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Girl Scouts prepare for cookie season

It's that time of year where local Girl Scout troops across the nation will post up in front of storefronts to sell their most precious products: cookies.

February 19, 2015 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


County awarded grant for at-risk youth

Local law enforcement and youth-oriented service groups are getting a major financial boost in keeping kids off drugs and out of gangs, with a newly awarded federal grant.

February 19, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


CALIFORNIA FRUIT & NUT REVIEW

Pruning and shredding were the month's main reported activities, as well as application of pre-emergence herbicides on nut trees, and fumigating for replanting. The export of stored table grapes had mostly ended. Kiwifruit continued to be packed and exported for domestic and foreign markets. Avocados were harvested. Persimmons continued to be harvested and sold at roadside stands. Minimal damage from mid-month cold temperatures was reported in a few isolated spots. The sale of stored nuts continued to be dominated by domestic markets.

February 19, 2015 | | Local


Her Royal Highness offers romantic twist on antiques

Name of Business: Her Royal Highness – Vintage Chic

February 19, 2015 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


Prodigal Sons and Daughters partners with TUSD, Carnegie for positive projects for youth

Where can local students go when they are suspended for using drugs or alcohol? Now, they can head to the Prodigal Sons and Daughters teen center due to a new partnership with the Turlock Unified School District.

February 19, 2015 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


Guest helps battle Turlock motel fire

A fire at a Turlock motel was kept from spreading to adjoining rooms by the quick reactions of a guest and a garden hose.

February 19, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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