As the Food 4 Thought pilot program wrapped up its final delivery at Campus Park Elementary School in Livingston on Friday, students were surprised by a visit from the Foster Farms Foster Impostor chicken. The six foot tall chicken took photos with children and gave each member of the Food 4 Thought program a certificate and a T-shirt for participating.
The Spiritual Church of Turlock hopes to introduce the community to holistic lifestyle options and alternative medicine at their Intuition and Holistic Expo today. The expo will also feature intuitive and tarot readers, healers and vendors. The keynote speaker for the day will be Belinda Bentley, a Sacramento psychic who has appeared on several television shows, in magazines and on the radio.
This isn't your mom's roller derby. SINtralValley Derby Girls skate fast, hard and rough. These women are no strangers to broken bones, bloody noses and other injuries. They have seen it all, but the love of the game keeps them rolling back for more.
The libraries in Stanislaus County saw more usage in the last year, despite the cutbacks caused by a 10 percent cut to funding, according to Stanislaus County Librarian Vanessa Czopek, who gave the library's annual report to the Turlock City Council Tuesday night.
Participating in the health careers club in high school was just a way to escape class, but for one Hilmar man it grew into a love that has led him to an important role in Turlock's community hospital.
For 13 years in a row Jack and Judy Megee have donned biblical garb and led their "family" on a journey from Nazareth to Bethlehem. They assume the names Isaac and Mary for the journey, and they travel by foot carrying only lanterns and walking sticks; and they do this all without leaving Stanislaus County.
Prior to the big man's arrival - jolly old St. Nicholas, of course - the spirit of the holiday is celebrated around the Christmas tree with decorations and lights galore awaiting the presents soon to be delivered. So picking out the perfect Christmas tree can be quite an important task.
Have you heard that there is a shortage of pumpkins this year? That might be true in the Northeast, but it isn't true for most of country. There are hundreds of pumpkins and squash varieties, but the two main groups we think of when we say pumpkin are the jack-o'-lantern and the pie pumpkin.
October 31, 2009|