The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County grew slightly in October, but remains below the year-ago estimate and under 10 percent, according to the latest numbers from the Employment Development Department.
Only a month after launching his first animated comic book series "Crossblood™: The Spear of Destiny," Boyer Animation Studios President and CEO Michael Boyer illustrated exactly why his business was worthy of funding during Tuesday night's regional round of the Stanislaus Innovation Challenge in Turlock.
Residents on W. Linwood Avenue in Turlock awoke to an unpleasant surprise Friday morning when they found portions of their neighborhood flooded from dirty water that spilled out when a levee broke at a nearby dairy.
The outbreak of E. coli at Chipotle restaurants in the Pacific Northwest has spread to more states and locally, with two cases reported in Turlock, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency is hoping to obtain a better understanding of the ongoing drought and its impact on state water resources by awarding a $1 million grant to the Public Policy Institute of California.
The rapid response from the Turlock Fire Department and the quick actions of Foster Farms employees is being credited with keeping a fire that ignited at the Turlock facility from flaring up into a dangerous blaze.