If the threat of West Nile Virus wasn't enough to scare people into dousing themselves with mosquito repellant, then state health officials have three new terrors to get the job done: dengue fever, chikungunya and yellow fever.
Olympic distance runner Louis Zamperini survived a WWII plane crash, 47 days adrift in a raft, capture by the Japanese navy and a POW camp. The Oscar nominated movie "Unbroken," which is based on the book by Laura Hillenbrand, unfolds his story, and his son Luke continues to share it through his insight and perspective.
Although the 2015 Turlock Irrigation District irrigation season is over, a select number of growers can still potentially take advantage of excess water, however, the district stressed that the amount of water available is minimal.
In order to remain eligible for state water grants or loans, the Turlock Irrigation District began the process of updating its Agricultural Water Management Plan on Tuesday for the first time since its mandated adoption in 2012.
Retired Marine Loren Vincent, whose American flag was burned down into an almost-unrecognizable heap last month, was seen on Tuesday afternoon putting up a new flag for the second time in front of his Turlock residence.
In an effort to help the San Joaquin Valley reduce emissions and meet critical air quality standards, the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District will provide funding for businesses and individuals to develop new emission-reducing technology through its Technology Advancement Program.
California's motorists lead all 50 states when paying for gasoline, reporting an average price of $2.91 per gallon, according to the latest AAA Fuel Gauge Report. The ongoing refinery disruptions are blamed for the continued high prices in the state and region, however, seasonal adjustments could alter price gains.
The Medal of Honor is the highest military honor that the United States bestows. It is given for personal acts of valor that go above and beyond the call of duty. It is a selective few who are awarded the medal and even fewer who earn it while still alive. The Turlock community will have an opportunity to meet one of those rare individuals when the Turlock Gospel Mission brings Sgt. Dakota Meyer to town.