A new federal grant from the Department of Justice awarded to the UC Merced Police Department will establish several programs aimed at preventing violence against women.
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.
The Hughson City Council got back to business as usual Monday night after seeing a period of upheaval that included the city manager taking a leave of absence.
After two years in the mayoral seat for the town of Ceres, Anthony Cannella has decided to it's time to reach higher up the political ladder.
People in all 58 counties of California took part in the largest earthquake drill in U.S. history on Thursday.
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 ...
An anti-trust lawsuit settlement against music distributors has resulted in a windfall for art organizations throughout California, including the Modesto Symphony Orchestra.
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.
Twenty-five years ago six people set out on a mission to protect the wildlife living in Stanislaus County.
About 100 area residents gathered in Modesto on Wednesday to rally for health care reform with a public heath insurance option.
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.
Jim Phipps, the man who founded and owned River Oaks Golf Course in Ceres, was found dead in his Ceres home Tuesday.
A parcel inspection dog named Tassie, working for the Sacramento County Department of Agriculture, found approximately 100 Asian citrus psyllids in a package this week in Sacramento.
On Friday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed to grant the state of California's request to reclassify four areas due to the 1997 8-hour ozone air quality standard. The San Joaquin Valley area will be reclassified from serious to extreme; the South Coast area from severe to extreme; and both Coachella Valley and Sacramento Metro areas from serious to severe. Under the Clean Air Act, the EPA is required to grant a state's request to ...
Recipients of State-issued IOUs will be able to redeem them starting Sept. 4, instead of Oct. 2, following the Pooled Money Investment Board's unanimous vote Friday to set the earlier redemption date. State Treasurer Bill Lockyer chairs the PMIB, which also is comprised of the State Controller and State Director of Finance.
When shoppers use a reusable grocery bag at any Raley's, Bel Air, Nob Hill Foods or Food Source, they won't just help the environment, they will also help raise money to eventually preserve a number of California State Parks currently targeted for closure.
Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), issued a warning to consumers not to eat BAVAN Brand Sugar Rewari candy imported from India, after tests conducted by CDPH found unacceptable levels of lead. The candy is also packaged under the names Sugar Redoi and Sugar Reori. Consumers in possession of the candy should discard it immediately.
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