Construction for a modernization project at Crowell Elementary School ignited a fire inside an empty classroom wing, prompting a school-wide exodus onto the adjacent ball field and track.
An accident at a Turlock auto body shop claimed the life of one of the employees Wednesday afternoon.
Hanna and Dieter Renning both survived an episode of world history that most Americans have only read about. Both Hanna and Dieter were born in Germany during WWII, but they had vastly different experiences. Dieter was made to join the Hitler Youth, and Hanna's family fled the Nazi Party for their lives. The Rennings will share their story at the Jan. 25 meeting of the Association of American University Women Turlock Branch.
The determination of a mother to help her children can be of a boundless supply. Just ask Turlock resident Sarah Mascorro, who for years has been struggling with obstacles in her efforts to have her son, Andrew Mascorro's, medical conditions diagnosed and treated.
Jaskeerat Kaur was named the Turlock Sikh Temple's Student of the Month. She is a second grader at Harmony School in Delhi.
While the Stanislaus County Fair is still six months away, entry deadlines are fast approaching for replacement heifer exhibitors.
January is National Mentoring Month, and the Community Moms Guild, a program of Sierra Vista Child and Family Services, is recruiting mentors for local foster youth.
As gas prices continue to climb, reaching the highest level ever recorded at this time of year, GasBuddy released its 2012 projections which see prices reach $4 a gallon by late spring.
A woman crossing a street in a Turlock neighborhood Tuesday morning was struck by a pickup truck and critically injured, the Turlock Police Department reported.
It's that time again. Time for local Girl Scouts to pick up their clip-boards and brush up on their sales skills. Girl Scout cookie pre-orders start on Friday, and local scouts have big plans for their cookie money.
In 2008, a grand plan for Turlock's downtown was unveiled: scenic storefronts packed with boutique dress shops, cakeries, and florists would one day serve as a shopping destination for all the Valley's blushing brides.
West Nile Virus prevention is a major goal of the Turlock Mosquito Abatement District, but new laws might make it harder for TMAD to control mosquito populations.
A historically rainless winter led the Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors to approve an early irrigation season Tuesday, set to begin Jan. 19.
Turlock Fire Call Summary, December 2011
Every business wants to deliver top-notch customer service, but few know just how.
Local Visalus distributor Shaun Larsen is partnering with the United Samaritans Foundation to collect canned food and raise money to help feed children in need.
As part of the City of Turlock's Go Green week, citizens could catch a ride with the city's public transportation services free of charge. By cutting the usual fares, city staff believed Turlock residents would be encouraged to utilize the city's bus service, therefore cutting back on vehicle gas emissions.
The Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors will consider approving a waiver for the Moccasin Point Marina concession lease agreement that would see the marina move from its current location at the Don Pedro Lake due to insufficient water levels.
The number of burn prohibitions in Stanislaus County almost doubled this past season as the abnormally dry winter kept air pollution levels high.
Local children from preschool through kindergarten, and some daycare groups, brushed up on oral hygiene basics at First Step Dental on Friday during educational field trips to celebrate Dental Health Month.
State health officials have announced another increase in influenza-related deaths, but reported the rate of hospitalizations is at or below normal for this time of year, suggesting the peak may have passed.
When Denair Middle School student Cody Alicea was asked in 2010 to take an American flag off his bike due to safety concerns, it sparked a nationwide response that flooded the small Valley town with patriotic supporters of Old Glory and a debate on students' right to free speech.
German Sheppards are usually associated with police departments, but there is one Turlock pooch that has taken an understandable shine to the Turlock Police Department.
More than two decades ago, Vivien Jacob came to America from Iran looking for a better life. The International Rescue Committee was there to help her resettle in her new country and now she is part of the 80-year-old organization's mission to bring refugees from harm to home.
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