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Tips to keep kids safe on Halloween

Before children don their superhero capes, princess tutus or vampire teeth for Halloween this year, the American Red Cross is offering some safety tips to help parents and guardians ensure the safety of their trick-or-treater as they venture through neighborhoods in search of candy.

October 30, 2015 | | Local


Partnership to explore groundwater recharge on almond orchards

The Almond Board of California and Sustainable Conservation have joined ranks to determine the groundwater recharge potential of California's one million acres of almond orchards through grower field trials, research and geological studies.

October 30, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Dentists to exchange Halloween candy for cash

Trick-or-treaters who would rather get money than cavities from their Halloween candy this year will not only have the opportunity to sell their candy to two dental offices during candy buy-back events, but also help out troops overseas.

October 30, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Pumpkins, people and pups

Brothers James and Joseph Lynch picked out their perfect pumpkins at R.A.M. Farms just in time for Halloween.

October 29, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local


Family focused on creating positive dining experience

Name of Business: Strings Italian Café

October 29, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local


Women’s Symposium on challenges in the workplace

The first Business Women's Symposium scheduled for Nov. 5 in Modesto, aims to present attendees with insights, inspirations and motivational ideas from successful business and educational leaders.

October 29, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local


Wood-burning restrictions return for another season

The annual cold weather air pollution control program, Check Before You Burn, is slated to return Sunday.

October 29, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Insect known to host fatal citrus disease found in Turlock

The California Department of Food and Agriculture will soon quarantine a portion of Turlock after an invasive species known to carry an incurable citrus disease was found earlier this week within city limits.

October 29, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Turlock church offers support for those with addicted loved ones

The outreach minister for the Turlock Church of Christ has taken a pressing issue of Turlock head on by speaking with numerous gateway figures throughout the community including the mayor, the police chief, the fire chief, city manager and many churches to come up with a group that is centered for people or families affected by a loved one facing addiction.

October 27, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local


Pancakes with a side of goodwill

On many occasions Dorothy and Bob Steeley have been supporters of the annual Denair Lions' Pancake Breakfast. The couple has gladly handed over donations for tasty pancakes coming off the griddle, and never once did they ever think they would be the benefit of the club's annual outreach of goodwill.

October 27, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock non-profits tickled with ‘Dancing’ donations

The final phase of Dancing with the Turlock Stars was completed over the last week as the organizers presented two non-profits with a total of $90,000.

October 27, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock woman transforms house into spooky spectacle

Stephanie Valgos knows the exact moment she realized that she was more than just a Halloween enthusiast. She was a professional cheerleader for the Oakland Raiders at the time and her team was performing a dance to Michael Jackson's "Thriller" during a Halloween game. While her teammates donned skirts with artfully placed rips, Valgos took her costume to another level.

October 27, 2015 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Red Cross readies response to mega storm

The American Red Cross is proactively readying its workers and resources in anticipation of Hurricane Patricia in order to be ready to respond quickly to the enormous storm.

October 23, 2015 | | Local


The City of Turlock introduces its first Water Saving Hero: Covenant Village of Turlock

The City of Turlock is happy to announce the first Water Saving Hero, Covenant Village of Turlock. From Jan. 1 through Sept. 30 of this year, Covenant Village has reduced its landscape water use by 4,934,790 gallons of water!

October 23, 2015 | | Local


Martial Arts school breaks with tradition

Name of Business: Unleash It Martial Arts

October 22, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local


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Donnelly Park playground to close for renovations

The Children's Play Park at Donnelly Park will be closed for six days next week for repairs thanks to a partnership between the City ...

September 15, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


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