Not even two months after his stellar performance of Michael Jackson's "Billy Jean" at the Pitman High School talent show went viral on YouTube, garnering more than 16 million views to date, and Brett Nichols is joining the ranks of national tribute performers.
Two Stanislaus County women have contracted the West Nile Virus according to public health officials.
The 150th anniversary of the Yosemite Grant will be commemorated on Monday with a historic ceremony, heritage fair, and ground breaking of the Mariposa Grove Restoration Project.
Sparks coming from the tailpipe of a tractor-trailer ignited several fires along Glenwood Avenue Thursday in Turlock.
Summer is among us - the days are longer and temperatures are warmer. For many of us, that means heading outdoors to engage in water activities. Here are some great tips for having fun in the sun and keeping it cool, all while conserving water.
The Stanislaus County Fair logo states the fair's slogan "Imagine the fun!" but it also bears an image of two animals: horses.
What happens to milk when it is left out of the refrigerator? It sours - similar to the current state of the dairy industry.
The California Department of Public Health is reporting that whooping cough has claimed the lives of three infants and sickened more than 4,000 people as the spread of the disease continues to grow.
Name of Business: Little Ones
The Latino Community Roundtable of Stanislaus County has spent the past five years helping prepare young students in Modesto and Ceres for school with an annual Back-2-School Backpack Drive.
Blowing dust as a result of developing gusty winds has prompted local air pollution officials to issue a health cautionary statement until Thursday throughout the eight-county air basin: San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Merced, Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare and the Valley portion of Kern counties.
The night crew working at the Geer Road Jack in the Box got a chance to use what they learned in safety training on Friday night when a fire broke out in the kitchen.
Foster Farms kicked off its summer meal donation program at Second Baptist Church in Modesto on Tuesday.
Like most 18-year-olds, Ruben Casas was looking forward to a vibrant and active life the way he was envisioning. But the former Central Valley High School star baseball athlete – who was one of Central Valley's MVP numerous times – now faces a life as a quadriplegic with no chance of ever walking again following a May 4 accident in a swimming pool.
The Turlock community has once again come together to ensure residents will get a chance to celebrate the Fourth of July in patriotic style, complete with fireworks.
"Pray for Rain" signs are a common sight on the country roads in Turlock and around the region, a visual reminder of local farmers' fears about the continued lack of precipitation. Although many are aware that California is in the midst of a drought - the third most severe on record - the consequences have not yet been fully realized here locally. A new report from the University of California, Davis Center for Watershed Sciences, however, paints a gruesome picture that cannot be ignored.
The drought that has encompassed the state in the past three years triggering heated discussions on the use of water resources was brought close to home on Tuesday at the Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors meeting.
By mid-afternoon Saturday the sun was beating down on Turlock and most people were hiding from the heat in the comfort of their homes, relaxing on couches with their air conditioners pumping.
Juliette Guiliacci and her father Dale left the Stanislaus County Fair on Saturday night with more than just memories. Juliette was the winner of the Kansas concert text contest, her prize: a signed guitar from the band.
The Latino Community Roundtable will be distributing free backpacks for needy children of Stanislaus County at an Aug. 3 giveaway at the Ceres Flea Market on Whitmore Avenue, said Maggie Mejia.
Unattended lamps were responsible for igniting two house fires in Turlock over the last week.