The Check Before You Burn Program is expected to close out the winter season Saturday with far fewer wood-burning prohibitions issued than in the past and a cleaner air basin, according to the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District.
Drivers who typically travel along the well traversed Golf Link Road will need to find an alternative route as the portion of the road that passes over Highway 99 is deteriorating prompting City staff to seek an emergency declaration.
While the Lancaster Painting team is well versed in catering to customers' needs year-round, there is one special client each year that the company especially looks forward to: the Paint it Forward winner.
Central Valley residents looking for jobs need not look far as HIREvent will be hosting a job fair in Modesto in March with a host of employers and opportunities available including full-time, part-time, and seasonable positions.
Pruning and shredding were the month's main reported activities, as well as application of pre-emergence herbicides on nut trees, and fumigating for replanting. The export of stored table grapes had mostly ended. Kiwifruit continued to be packed and exported for domestic and foreign markets. Avocados were harvested. Persimmons continued to be harvested and sold at roadside stands. Minimal damage from mid-month cold temperatures was reported in a few isolated spots. The sale of stored nuts continued to be dominated by domestic markets.
Where can local students go when they are suspended for using drugs or alcohol? Now, they can head to the Prodigal Sons and Daughters teen center due to a new partnership with the Turlock Unified School District.
Locals were rushing to the pumps in late January when gas prices began to dwindle to less than two dollars, but now the value of gas is once again on the uptick evident by the 16.5 cents per gallon average increase in Modesto area pumps according to GasBuddy.