While previous years have left many local growers high and dry with historically-low water cap allotments ranging from 18 to 20 inches, they received good news on Tuesday evening as the Turlock Irrigation District announced that current water conditions may make it possible to implement a 36-inch water allocation in the 2016 irrigation season.
In the previous year Turlock and other Stanislaus County cities took steps toward curbing smoking, but as far as the American Lung Association is concerned, substantial ground remains to be made to improve the overall health of the region.
The Carnegie Arts Center in Turlock has closed the books on a year that saw more than 16,000 visitors come through the doors of the facility to view an exhibit, see a performance, listen to a lecture, take a class or just have a night of family fun.
The idea of being "average" has likely never sounded so good to the Turlock Irrigation District following a report unveiled this week by the California Department of Water Resources that forecasted the region could potentially experience 2,010,000 acre feet of runoff in an average scenario this year, a total that is 103 percent of the historical amount.
The welcome reception for new officers with the Turlock Police Department is more likely to include coffee and pastries and not Milk Bones and chew toys, but an exception was made for Varick and Keyser.
Stanislaus County has one of the highest rates of heart disease in California and since February is American Heart Month, local health providers are seizing the opportunity to boost the heart health of area residents.
Since opening Jars of Delicious nearly two years ago, Cheree Hill has expanded from making a couple hundred jars of jam as party favors for her friends and family to approximately 15,000 jars of jam, jelly and fruit butter last year-all made in the convenience of her home kitchen.