CALIFORNIA EGG PRODUCTION: California's egg production during December totaled 302.2 million, up 17 million from November's production and up 13 million from December 2015. The all layers during the month totaled 12.2 million, up 3 percent from last month, but down 1 percent from December 2015. Eggs per 100 layers during the month were 2,487, compared to 2,426 a month earlier, and 2,346 in December 2015.
The Stanislaus County Fair recently took home a surplus of awards from two renowned associations, once again receiving recognition for the variety of exhibits and entertainment it offers the area annually.
Some of the hottest names in the food industry are gathered in San Francisco this week for the Winter Fancy Food Show, and while there may be wonderful dishes prepared on the grill, the real magic happens behind the scenes after the event. The show donates a majority, if not all, of its leftover food to Westside Ministries of Turlock, giving the organization the opportunity to give away food baskets to those in need throughout the community.
Job declines in three separate sectors spurred an increase in the unemployment rate in Stanislaus County for the month of December, according to the latest release of data from the Employment Development Department.
One week after Stanislaus County recorded its first influenza-related death, local health officials announced the deaths of two more residents, while the California Department of Public Health reported flu activity has reached widespread status in the state and that the strains seen this year are more severe than the previous year.
The parents of Kayla Bernardi, a graduate of Turlock High School who passed away after her battle with leukemia in 2015, will continue to embrace their daughter's memory along with the community she loved during the second annual Bee Positive 5K Fun Run-Walk later this month.
Turlock residents looking to save energy and conserve water with their next home improvement project may qualify for financing through the City of Turlock's partnership with the HERO Property Assessed Clean Energy program.
Collectibles gathering dust and taking up space in attics and garages around the Valley could soon have new life, as the History Channel show "American Pickers" is searching for prospects in California.
Despite concerns regarding the economic and employment impacts of the state's climate policies, a new study says that the San Joaquin Valley is in fact benefiting economically from California's ambitious policies on global warming.
The San Joaquin Valley Air District is holding a Tune In and Tune Up event from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds. The first 525 drivers who come to the fairgrounds will receive free emissions tests. If the car doesn't pass the test, the owners receive a $500 voucher for smog repairs at a participating STAR certified smog shop.
January 17, 2017|