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|
In an effort to recognize the county's most generous senior citizens, the Stanislaus County's 2017 Senior Awards are calling for nominations of those who have devoted their time to a number of areas, from community service to simply being a good neighbor.
In June of last year, a new, statewide law increased the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 years old, hoping to produce healthier future generations. E-cigarettes are regulated under the law as well, which also includes hookah. Now, local lounges that offer the flavored tobacco are finding new ways to appeal to the demographic that once made up a large part of their clientele.
Raising a child is no easy task - or cheap. In a recent report released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, it is estimated that for a child born in 2015, the average American family will spend $233,610 on child-rearing expenses from birth through age 17.
The Diocese of Stockton announced this week that a judge has approved their bankruptcy plan, including the establishment of a $15 million trust for survivors of sexual abuse committed by church officials.
The aging process brings with it a multitude of obstacles, from memory loss to health issues. At Covenant Village of Turlock, the continuing care retirement community is hoping to help area seniors combat these problems through a free health and fitness program.
Smith Chevrolet-Cadillac is heading into the New Year with an environmentally conscious approach, as the Turlock auto dealership recently connected with local solar energy installer JKB Energy to bring a rooftop solar system to their site.