With what officials are calling the wettest year on record for the Tuolumne River Watershed, the Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors will consider a 48-inch irrigation cap for the 2017 irrigation season, which could begin as early as the end of this month.
The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals organization is hoping to sway Delhi High School away from using animals on the campus in the wake of a brutal torture and killing of a pig used for the FFA program.
On a day that marked both National Almond Day and National Innovation Day, it was only fitting that the Almond Board of California celebrated the occasion with a $4.7 million commitment to 82 independent, third-party research projects exploring next-generation farming and sustainability practices.
In the aftermath of pregnancy or infant loss, it is all-too-easy to feel hopeless and alone. Knowing this, HeartStrings at Jessica's House hopes to smooth the road to recovery for mothers and families by providing solace, companionship and coping mechanisms to combat the painful and emotional impact resulting from the loss of a child.
Lancaster Painting has donated their time and services to worthy community members for the past seven years as part of their annual Paint It Forward event, and on Saturday, United Cerebral Palsy in Turlock received a colorful makeover thanks to a fresh and free coat of paint.
First Step Dental held its annual elementary school field trip day on Friday in celebration of Dental Health Month. Schools were invited to bring the children so they can see what happens during a normal visit to the dentist's office. Knowing what will happen before they have their first dental appointment can prevent children from being scared of the dentist.
February 24, 2017|
BY CANDY PADILLA
Five years of drought followed by a historic wet and stormy winter has wreaked havoc on rivers, roads and forests throughout the region and state, but in Turlock no place has been hit harder than Pedretti Park.
After making a decision to open one of three controlled spillway gates at Don Pedro Reservoir for the first time in 20 years on Monday, Turlock Irrigation District announced Thursday that they are looking to create even more space in the reservoir to accommodate what officials have deemed as the Tuolumne River Watershed's wettest year in recorded history.