As August comes in and people are considering late summer vacation plans and tallying up the costs of back to school shopping, the Turlock Homeless Assistance Ministry center is wondering if they will have enough money to keep the lights on.
The monster in 3-year-old Charleston "Cash" Goeppert's life doesn't live under his bed, lurk in his closet, or come out when the lights go off. His monster comes in the form of a gene mutation that makes the simplest of functions, like breathing and swallowing, a moment to moment struggle.
The Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors meeting got a little heated on Tuesday when farmers expressed dismay regarding the district's recent decision to make 15,000 acre feet of additional water available for irrigators.
The only thing that is constant is change and Turlock Irrigation District is embracing change with plans to both sell and purchase property with the Turlock Rural Fire District and the City of Turlock.