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47th annual event showcases a community with heart

47th annual event showcases a community with heart

Hundreds of people may have gathered at the Assyrian American Civic Club on Tuesday, but a handful of individuals stole the spotlight, and rightfully so. They were an Eagle Scout, a doctor, a future valedictorian, and a philanthropist to name a few, and now they are the 47th Annual Best of Turlock award winners.

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Posted: jan. 24, 2015 12:04 a.m.

County closes year with dip in unemployment

County closes year with dip in unemployment

The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County saw just a slight decline at the close of 2014, according to the latest report from the Employment Development Department.

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Posted: jan. 23, 2015 9:11 p.m.
Seminars aim to equip small business owners with resources to succeed

Seminars aim to equip small business owners with resources to succeed

In an effort to equip small companies with a range of techniques to optimize their business, the Strategic Legal Group law firm is hosting seminars on “Essential Information Every Business Owner Should Know” in collaboration with several local businesses including Hillberg & Company, G.D.I. Insurance and the Small Business Development Center.

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Posted: jan. 23, 2015 7:16 p.m.
Dust Bowl expansion project draws protest from carpenters union

Dust Bowl expansion project draws protest from carpenters union

A haunting presence cropped up outside of Dust Bowl Brewing Company’s downtown taproom on Friday as the Carpenters Local Union 152 constructed an enormous grim reaper to publicize opposition to the company’s decision to use Huff Construction for its expansion project.

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Posted: jan. 23, 2015 5:51 p.m.
BOOKS ABOUND

BOOKS ABOUND

Anamarie Orozco peruses the books for sale at the annual Friends of the Turlock Public Library book sale. The sale features more than 10,000 books, both hardcover and paperback, to choose from, with prices ranging from 25 cents to $1. All proceeds are donated to the library to help pay for programs and materials. The sale continues from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

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Posted: jan. 22, 2015 9:02 p.m. | Updated: jan. 22, 2015 9:06 p.m.
Turlock Fire, Red Cross partner to distribute smoke alarms

Turlock Fire, Red Cross partner to distribute smoke alarms

A partnership between the Red Cross and the Turlock Fire Department to spread the message of fire safety awareness, resulted in the installation of smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors in numerous Turlock homes Jan. 17.

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Posted: jan. 22, 2015 8:32 p.m.
Turlock resident recognized as Save Mart Store Manager of the Year

Turlock resident recognized as Save Mart Store Manager of the Year

When Save Mart Supermarkets honored its leading employees last week, Turlock resident Deborah Bookil stole the spotlight as Store Manager of the Year.

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Posted: jan. 22, 2015 8:32 p.m.
The Udder Place brings country with a twist to downtown Turlock

The Udder Place brings country with a twist to downtown Turlock

Name of Business: The Udder Place

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Posted: jan. 22, 2015 8:11 p.m. | Updated: jan. 22, 2015 8:14 p.m.


Ag partnership to increase informational access

Furthering a relationship that has evolved over the past six months, Ag Link has decided to partner with Stanislaus Grown and Country Ventures to shine a spotlight on local food, farms, and fun within the region. 

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Posted: jan. 22, 2015 8:09 p.m.


Stanislaus Business Alliance offers new way for companies to find employees through WorkKeys

The Stanislaus Business Alliance is helping local companies by connecting them with employees that are not only qualified for positions, but likely to do well in unique environments, through their WorkKeys Program.

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Posted: jan. 22, 2015 8:13 p.m.
Health screenings at EMC

Health screenings at EMC

Emanuel Medical Center will be offering free health screenings at their Path to Health Fair, set for Jan. 31. Free diabetes screening, cholesterol screening, and blood pressure checks will be offered at Emanuel’s health fair, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the hospital’s East wing. In addition, attendees can learn compression-only CPR in less than 10 minutes and talk with staff about insurance options available to them under the Affordable Care Act.  Advance registration is not required, but the first 100 registered will receive a first aid kit.  To register, phone 250-5355.

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Posted: jan. 22, 2015 8:08 p.m.

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