Heat built over the southern portion of the State as high pressure anchored over the area. Weak Santa Ana wind events drove highs into the lower 90s across the Los Angeles basin on multiple days last week. Elsewhere, the State felt the effects of the high, but these were much less pronounced. Temperatures varied considerably in a real sense, but almost none in the temporal sense, as locations saw essentially the same weather every day. Highs in the valley reached the 60s and 70s each day, while the coasts north of San Francisco and the mountains saw 50s. The desert ...
Since its official signing by President Barack Obama one year ago, the Agricultural Act of 2014, more commonly known as the 2014 Farm Bill, has made significant impacts across landscapes throughout the world and regionally.
The community of Keyes is rallying around a nine-year-old girl who is in need of a heart transplant.
The community at Covenant Village in Turlock shared their gratitude and respect for the first responders in Turlock by hosting their second annual breakfast for the men and women that make up the police and fire departments and emergency services.
Over 25 companies will be honored at the Stanislaus Business Alliance's inaugural Celebrate Stanislaus event to recognize businesses that have hired more than 10 employees in the past year.
As sweethearts express their affections today with candy, flowers and sentimental cards, local retailers will be ringing up record Valentine's Day sales.
Turlockers can still find sweet treats at Frost Bakery's Modesto location, but the business recently closed the doors of its Monte Vista Avenue shop.
Back in 2014, the Turlock City Council added an ordinance to the city's municipal code that in conjunction with a previously passed ordinance looked to permanently put the brakes on panhandling, but the issue is proving to be far more difficult to curb than expected and has city officials looking for other options.
For years, the World Ag Expo has served as the largest annual agricultural exposition of its kind, and this year was not any different.
Three California dairy cooperatives, which represent over 75 percent of the milk produced in the state, have submitted a proposal to the United States Department of Agriculture that could potentially result in more equitable milk pricing for California dairy producers.
Judith Suliman visits Turlock's skate park almost every day. Although you won't see her honing her skills on the park's rails or ramps, she is very invested in the success of the park. Suliman was the driving force in having the Turlock Skate Park renamed in honor of her nephew, Brandon Koch, who lost his battle with adrenocortical cancer in April 2012.
The Stanislaus County Health Services Agency is reporting a 43-year-old woman died from complications related to influenza, marking the first death the county has recorded this flu season.
February is National Bird-Feeding Month. In her article Feb. 7 article in the Journal, Dr. E. Kirsten Peters concludes that feeding birds in winter is beneficial for the birds. I agree. However, it can also be a real blessing for those who do the feeding.
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An Oakdale man was killed in a solo vehicle rollover Friday night on Highway 99 just south of Delhi, the California Highway Patrol reported.
Danny Avila, manager of Clauss Dairies in Hilmar, had a problem. Farm employees were expending too much time and energy in their daily handling of cows. Seeing as cows are the bread and butter (literally) of the dairy industry, Avila sought a solution. He found the answers to his interspecies relations problems in the Stockmanship Training Program.
For a few years now Turlock firefighters have been donning pink T-shirts each October to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research, and this year's shirts will feature the design work of a local high school student.