The number of influenza-related deaths continues to rise across the state and locally, however, health officials are cautiously optimistic the peak of the virus may have passed.
The Turlock Quilt Guild is hosting their 2014 Quilt show this weekend at the Stanislaus County Fair.
Valentine's Day is a day of love, but it is also a day of gratitude.
The "I Won't Stand For…" movement by television network USA is out to send a message to the world encouraging people to fight against racism, bullying, sexism, heterosexism, religious intolerance and other forms of discrimination. Gaining in popularity across the nation, hundreds of politicians, actors, athletes and every-day individuals are joining the campaign, including Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Turlock).
Valentine's Day marks that time of the year when students place baggies on their desks in hopes of receiving valentines from their classmates, but it is also a great time to spread the love which is what the Friends of the Turlock Public Library organization have done. This is the second year that the organization has sponsored a Valentine's Craft Day at the local library providing students from all across town a central place to meet and create together. Aptly timed before Valentine's Day, kids were afforded the opportunity to make "sweet" valentines by using Hershey's ...
One of Turlock's premier retirement communities, Covenant Village of Turlock, is inviting the public to attend their ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday, as they reveal the extensive renovations made to their assisted living residence.
Name of Business: Balswick Quick Smog; Balswick Tire Shop
Turlock Chamber of Commerce President and Chief Executive Officer Sharon Silva was recognized as an Accredited Chamber Executive by the Western Association of Chamber Executives.
Ever wonder how your own home energy usage compares to others in town? With the help of a new program offered through the Turlock Irrigation District, now you can.
The recent rains that had area residents reaching for their umbrellas this past weekend may have given everything a good soaking, but did little to ease the area's drought woes.
The Golden State's gas prices have remained relatively steady since the beginning of 2014, give or take a few cents, over the past two weeks. State gas prices are now $0.01 cents more than a month ago, according to the AAA Northern California monthly gas survey.
A one-day only, mandatory event is scheduled Feb. 13 for Merced County Fair market beef exhibitors.
The influenza virus, largely spurred by a resurgence of swine flu, continues to claim more lives in California as public health officials increase their efforts to vaccinate more of the population.
After receiving reports from customers who have been contacted by fraudulent individuals claiming to represent the Turlock Irrigation District, the district is warning customers not to fall for the scams and report any deceitful phone calls to their main office.
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.
NAME OF BUSINESS: Batteries Plus Bulbs
A Golden Eagle affectionately known as "#53" is recuperating at the Stanislaus Wildlife Care Center in Hughson after being hit by a car in Los Banos.
Generosity was in the air on Saturday as local company Lancaster Painting employees donated their time to offer a complimentary paint job to a local community member as part of the company's annual Paint it Forward event.
The growing severity of California's drought has resulted in one of the lowest water allotments for irrigation purposes in Turlock Irrigation District's history. Starting the irrigation season on March 27, local growers serviced by TID will see a 20-inch cap water allotment, with little to no carryover in the Don Pedro Reservoir for 2015 – an unprecedented decision by TID staff.
There wasn't a bike race happening in Turlock on Sunday morning, although it looked as though that was the case. It was a "bike run for fun," according to Jose Garcia who teamed up with Mario Martinez of Turlock and the Rolling Relics of Modesto to bring this family-oriented function to Turlock. The event brought people from various locations including Gilroy, Sacramento and the Bay Area. Garcia, who works for the City of Turlock, has participated in various bike runs with the Rolling Relics and wanted to bring one to Turlock.