With Valentine's Day just around the corner, the United Samaritans Foundation has those who are still scrambling for the perfect gift covered with a monthlong fundraiser that gives them the opportunity to flood the yards of loved ones with bright red hearts.
The animal rights group Direct Action Everywhere is alleging a Denair egg producing farm that is promoted as a "certified humane" cage-free egg supplier was actually using practices that kept the hens in "horrific" conditions.
The California Department of Food and Agriculture kicked off a series of listening sessions with a stop in Modesto on Tuesday to receive input from local farmers, ranchers and stakeholders regarding what the State's priorities should be for the 2018 Farm Bill.
There is an array of construction taking place around Turlock, leaving many curious as to when the new developments will be completed and what businesses or venues community members can expect to welcome.
The ability to stand allows us to accomplish small tasks, such as reaching an item on a shelf and even participate in more significant moments, like looking into a loved one's eyes. For Denair business owner Jimmy Oliver, being able to stand once more is a dream he hopes to accomplish through the purchase of a standing wheelchair.
They say the neon lights are bright on Broadway, and Turlock residents will soon be able to see if that sentiment holds true while donating to a charitable cause. The inaugural Divas on Broadway event is set to celebrate the city's most influential women through an afternoon full of empowerment, complete with a luncheon and fashion show.
A recent report released by Apartment List, Inc. has revealed that cities across the nation have seen a year of lowered rent growth. Here in Turlock, however, rent rates have steadily risen since last year.
Over 300 women moved to the beat of the Bee Gees' "Stayin' Alive" during an event hosted by Emanuel Medical Center on Friday. It wasn't a disco revival, but instead a way for those in attendance at the Glow Red Luncheon in honor of National Wear Red Day to practice hands-only CPR at the right speed - at least 100 chest compressions per minute.
Locals who might still be looking for help fulfilling their new year's resolution to get in shape or lose weight without spending money on a costly gym membership can get all the assistance and motivation they need through 100 Citizens, a free exercise program taught three times a week by Stanislaus State kinesiology students.
Thanks to a recent string of storms that drenched the region during the month of January, the Tuolumne River Watershed received more than 20 inches of precipitation - an amount that Turlock Irrigation District utility analyst Jason Carkeet regarded as record breaking.
When Modesto resident Dora Lomeli started to develop a cough last year, she thought it was just another cold. After months of sleepless nights and no relief, however, Lomeli found out her condition was much more fatal when she ended up in the emergency room, where she was diagnosed with pneumonia, H1N1 and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. She was told that she would not survive.