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.
Dozens of residents expanded their minds to the supernatural and found spiritual guidance at the Turlock Holistic Expo at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds on Saturday.
Abandoned, starving and blind, it looked like the end of the road for one young Boston terrier.
A Turlock man working as a line inspector in Texas died Monday when the helicopter cable he was tethered to snapped.
Stanislaus County has recorded its first case of a human West Nile virus infection for the season.
The Turlock Fire Department will be conducting a live fire training today and Sunday.
Turlock Police Chief Rob Jackson won't mind if people tell him he's all wet, as long as it is after Sept. 19.
Those driving through downtown Denair likely get the feeling that things have been done the same way in the east county town for a long time. Just past the hometown football field, near the intersection of Main Street and Fresno Avenue, lays a dirt lot overgrown with weeds. The seemingly nondescript parcel of land will soon play a large role in determining the town's future as it prepares to play host to Denair's first commercial property - Dollar General.
The results from this year's Almond Drought Survey demonstrate almond producers' increased reliance on groundwater resources, as well as the increased amount of salt toxicity cases due to the application of high saline groundwater.
Denair will put its community pride on display next weekend at the 5th Annual Denair Farm & Family Festival.
Name of Business: Snazzy Boutique
The Carnegie Arts Center is seeking volunteers to work in a variety of roles as a new exhibit opens and fall tours are lining up.
Fall marks a special time for local nursery The Greenery. It's the time of year when the business invites garden enthusiasts to learn more about everything from making a fairy garden to winter fruit tree care in a series of seminars that start Saturday and run weekly through the beginning of December.
One day John Freitas was drinking a beer poolside with a friend when a life-changing idea came to him.
Dinosaurs will be coming to Turlock for just one weekend and the place to see them is the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds.