The ghouls and ghosts out and about this Halloween may be spooky, but drinking and driving can be deadly. Fortunately for those who imbibe a bit too much this evening, AAA Northern California is continuing their longstanding Halloween Tipsy Tow service this year.
Last week the Turlock Irrigation District had a soft opening for its $1 million office at 2944 Third St. in Ceres, which was the site of the former Chew 'N Chat restaurant. For about the last five years the needs of TID customers in the Ceres area were served at a rented office space in the Richland Shopping Center. Those customers were told about services being switched over to the new office as of Oct. 19.
October 31, 2009|
Special to the Journal
Turlock mother Robin Lange was wondering why her son Garrett, who at the age of four, still had yet to speak the words mom or dad. With little awareness of autism, the Lange family didn't notice the symptoms Garrett was displaying. Soon after, Garret was diagnosed with autism; which at the age of four was a little later than doctors recommend children begin therapy. Her lack of knowledge about autism and its symptoms and the effect it had on her own family is why Lange will be among the hundreds taking part in the Walk for Autism today.
A vision of the valley in 2050 was set in mind when the San Joaquin Valley Regional Blueprint was created. The project envisioned cities that interconnect, the community coming together as a whole, and resources that are used effectively throughout the Valley.
The long drive west to Patterson may become quite a bit speedier, should the county receive requested funding to begin work on the oft-discussed South County Corridor highway from Turlock to Patterson.