Caltrans has construction and closures planned for the following areas this week:
Name of business: Munch Run
For most people, flushing a toilet isn't an action that prompts a lot of concern.
Turlock firefighters were kept busy Friday battling two separate blazes in town.
Three months ago Tyler Murphy was living his dream. It was the tail end of his senior year at Turlock High, he was leading his record breaking Bulldog baseball team into the SJS Division I Finals, and the ink had already dried on a scholarship to pitch for St. Mary's College.
Firefighters remain busy as they battle nine major wildfires burning in California and are bracing for increased winds and lightning. Over 5,500 firefighters continue to battle the large fires and are making progress including the recent containment of two large fires. Several wildfires have already been sparked by lightning over the past 12 hours, including a new 200 acre fire in Kern County.
What are the odds?
The teen birth rate in California saw another yearly decline in 2011, which includes a significant drop in Stanislaus County.
A fire of undetermined cause spread through a home in the 1200 block of Glasgow Street in Turlock Friday afternoon. The flames raced through the garage, leaving it in ruins and charred two vehicles parked outside. No injuries were reported and the investigation into the cause is ongoing, the Turlock Fire Department reported.
The Valley Air Basin will be in an Air Alert episode from Monday to Wednesday, and air district officials are urging residents to spare the air when out and about in the community.
An 83-year-old Stockton woman is the first Central Valley victim of 2013 in what has became a vicious back-and-forth battle with mosquitoes that carry the West Nile Virus.
The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County crept up again for July, but continued to fall below the year-ago estimates, according to the labor report from the Employment Development Department.
Name of business: Crazy-4-Nuts
Rangelands in Stanislaus County are falling victim to development and environmental groups are hoping to do something about.
Danny Avila, manager of Clauss Dairies in Hilmar, had a problem. Farm employees were expending too much time and energy in their daily handling of cows. Seeing as cows are the bread and butter (literally) of the dairy industry, Avila sought a solution. He found the answers to his interspecies relations problems in the Stockmanship Training Program.
For a few years now Turlock firefighters have been donning pink T-shirts each October to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research, and this year's shirts will feature the design work of a local high school student.