The drought is tightening its grip on California agriculture, squeezing about 30 percent more workers and cropland out of production than in 2014, according to the latest drought impact report by the UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences.
In the theater the saying goes that the "show must go on," but for the kids involved in Turlock Youth Performing Arts there is a potential that the curtain may never rise again.
The Turlock Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors appointed Paul Wright to serve as the interim President/CEO, following the retirement of long-time President Sharon Silva on Aug. 15.
Turlock Fire Chief Tim Lohman celebrated his retirement on Friday at Turlock Fire Station 1 among family, friends and the local community. During the ceremony, Lohman said that he could not have done anything without his family and advised his fellow firefighters to enjoy every minute of their careers and to not "sweat the small stuff." Having served in the Turlock Fire Department for the past 35 years, Lohman now plans to assume a new position as the chief executive officer of the almond cooperative Northern Merced Hulling Association.
The City of Turlock has revamped its Home Water Survey Kits and they have just arrived. These water survey kits are a great way for residents to audit their water usage themselves. It will allow customers to see how efficient they are with their water use as well as identify areas for improvement.
Members of the Turlock Lions Club raised $4,500 through multiple fundraising efforts, including their annual crab feed and wine booth at the Stanislaus County Fair, in order to donate a new set of bleachers at Pitman High School's swimming pool. The Turlock Lions Club believes in giving back to the community and hopes that the new bleachers will allow for bigger events and more people, said former president Brian Kennedy.
Local elections will be incumbent heavy come November as candidate filing periods closed this week.
Name of Business: Manna Korean Cuisine
Longtime history teacher and basketball coach of Turlock High, Ronald Charles Smart, passed away at Memorial Medical Center in Modesto on July 21.
When the state reduced the state prison population by releasing non-violent felons back onto the streets in October 2011 - as well as shoving probation duties onto counties - local police and sheriffs' departments were unprepared. Places like Stanislaus County didn't have programs in place.
After 14 years at the helm of Calvary Baptist Church, Pastor Russell "Rusty" Lyon will deliver his final sermon on Sunday.
Facilities that would smooth the voyage of Tuolumne River fish around the Don Pedro Reservoir are simultaneously serving as a source of turbulence for Turlock Irrigation District and Modesto Irrigation District who are in the midst of relicensing the reservoir, as well as licensing the La Grange Dam two miles downstream.
The frustration shared by area residents and Stanislaus County staff was as evident as the ongoing drought on Wednesday during a community meeting hosted by the Stanislaus Water Advisory Committee in Denair.
The Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors, the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department, along with other county officials will host a public dedication Thursday of the newly completed day reporting center at the Stanislaus County Public Safety Center.
Brain expert Dr. Linda Sasser firmly believes that everyone has a life story worth telling. Some just need help realizing it.
Name of Business: Yogurt Mill
Hoping to create a place for spirituality, love, acceptance and healing The Spiritual Church of Turlock is hosting a holistic expo.
Reducing the social stigma of being homeless and raising awareness of the different reasons a person may find themselves living on the streets was just ...
Those who simply cannot wait for Halloween to show off their costumes will get an opportunity to not only dress up, but get active and ...
Amidst the thousands of people who gathered to see Pope Francis during his whirlwind visit to the United States last week was Turlock resident and ...
When retired Marine Loren Vincent returned from church on Sunday night, he said that he remembers seeing his American flag flying proudly outside of his ...
Stanislaus County agricultural producers not only managed to pull through another year of drought conditions in 2014 with a record-breaking year for agricultural commodities, but ...
In 1988, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed the month of October as National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month.
When Seth Boice heard of the Young Eagles event at the Turlock Municipal Airport, he was excited. The Hughson 7th grader had always wanted to ...