In a region spotted with signs that remind residents that "Every Drop Counts," the news that watershed daily precipitation for July thus far has surpassed the historical average rainfall for the month-although only by a meager 0.02 inches-was still gratefully received.
The corn dogs are hot and the milkshakes cold. The rides are whirling and the cows mooing. The 2015 Stanislaus County Fair has finally arrived. For those fair die-hards making their way to the fairgrounds today, here are five musts for opening day:
Plenty of red, white and blue pride was on display Saturday at Turlock's Fourth of July parade in downtown. Spectators were treated to a bevy of floats, cars and marchers during the celebration, including a recreation of "Betsy Ross" stitching the original flag on The Pursuit of Truth Church float. The Girl Scouts marched with the Stars and Stripes, while Cameron Higgins opted to drive his Corvette along the parade route.
The small Valley town of Hughson is already known for its agricultural products, so when city officials decided to start a summer farmers market, the idea was a natural fit.
Those looking to rent a home in Turlock may have trouble finding an affordable unit as the shortage of units and desirability of the area means rent is often higher than surrounding communities.
One man suffered major injuries when a camping trailer collided with a big rig on Highway 99 in Turlock Tuesday morning.
Conduct a facility audit to quantify water use.
The annual Fourth of July parade in downtown Turlock wouldn't be complete without a Grand Marshal, an honorary title bestowed to a notable individual in the community. This year that honor was given to Don Smith, who will be leading the parade in a brand new red convertible Camaro.
Barbara Bawanan, a long-time champion of the United Samaritans Foundation, will be leaving her position as executive director in August and former Turlock City Council member Beverly Hatcher will be stepping into the role.
For the past eight years Foster Farms has had a chicken hatchery in Turlock that has not been utilized, but that is about to change.
A baby battling leukemia in Minnesota will be honored in Turlock on Saturday with "Sweet London's Lemonade," a lemonade stand and bake sale fundraiser that aims to raise $1,000 for cancer research.
Multiple fire crews, including an engine from Ceres, battled to contain a Turlock house fire Thursday evening that broke out in the 2000 block of Royal Wood.
The fifth annual Fresno Food Expo is fast approaching meaning several local companies are eager to introduce their new and improved products to the public for the first time.
This Fourth of July marks the 239th year of the United States of America's independence, but for many individuals the holiday will also mark their first national holiday as an American citizen.
With all the holiday activities sure to bring people outdoors, the East Side and Turlock Mosquito Abatement Districts want to remind people to be mindful of taking steps to avoid contracting West Nile Virus.
The Turlock general manager of the Olive Garden in town has earned recognition from the corporation for the eatery's guest services and community involvement.
As the Nov. 8 Presidential General Election nears, the Stanislaus County Registrar of Voters office is hoping a few citizens will step up and help ...
Foster Farms announced that its board of directors has appointed Laura Flanagan as the poultry company's newest president and chief executive officer. Flanagan will ...
"I think we can all agree that this is an exciting time to live and work in our community."
Motorists should be prepared to detour around a number of roads around town as maintenance work is planned in the upcoming weeks.
The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District is hoping area residents can help avoid a spike in ozone levels by refraining from idling vehicles ...
For any five-year-old, reading 1,000 books before they begin school may seem like a daunting task. Thanks to a program provided by the Stanislaus ...
A rise in a bacterial infection that is causing residents to become ill, particularly with diarrhea is prompting Stanislaus County health officials to remind the ...
Just over a year after beginning its brewing journey, Blaker Brewing of Lucas Dairy is preparing to rewrite its microbrewery plans.
Firefighters were able to battle back a blaze that had ignited in a backyard shed before it caused too much damage to a residence.