For young engineering enthusiasts who cannot wait for the North California Regional State Finals Future City Competition next weekend, the Stanislaus County Office of Education is hosting its fourth annual Future City Practice Competition on Saturday.
The members of Steppin' Pards are keeping the American tradition of square dancing alive with lively dance steps, expert calling and just-for-fun costumes. The dance group has been kicking their heels up for 58 years now, and they are hoping that new members will join in on the fun this September.
The Turlock Downtown Property Owner's Association is planning an entrepreneurial competition that will award the winning business plan with free rent in a downtown space for one year. The competition, which TDPOA hopes to launch later this month, will also connect small businesses with no-cost services that will help them plan for success.
Anti-drunken driving efforts in Stanislaus County resulted in the arrests of 29 individuals for driving under the influence, but the holiday weekend also saw two fatalities and both are suspected to be alcohol-related.
From more than 65 hopeful entrepreneurs, just eight remain in the semifinals of an American Idol style business plan competition which will award $20,000 in cash and professional services to two winners.
About 15 months ago Turlock resident Eddie Lopez was staying at the We Care Cold Weather Shelter in downtown Turlock. Before the shelter opened he found himself with no where to stay and he was forced to spend several weeks sleeping on the streets with nothing more than a blanket.
Given the uncertainty of Japan's nuclear reactors, Stanislaus County government officials are monitoring the situation daily, but are advising residents not to act overly hasty.In particular, the Stanislaus County Health Services Agency is urging residents not to take potassium iodide as a precautionary measure to radiation exposure.According to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Japan's nuclear emergency presents no danger to California."We want to emphasize that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services have all stated that there is no risk expected to California ...
An internal memorandum from Denair Unified School District Superintendent Edward Parraz to district staff recants the entire course of events that took place last Veteran's Day when Denair Middle School student Cody Alicea removed a United States flag from his bike, claiming it was done at his mother's insistence.
In an economy where double-digit unemployment rates have become the norm and there are widespread housing foreclosures, many California businesses have had to shutter their doors until the climate improves. There are, however, those businesses that are not only weathering the storm but also seeing a brighter year ahead.
Two months ago when 13-year-old Cody Alicea decided to unfurl an American flag and let it flutter in the wind behind his bike, he had no idea he would unleash a touchstone of conversation that would have tongues wagging across the nation. He just thought he was getting into the spirit for an upcoming school trip to Washington, D.C.