Turlock, CA


Valley Habitat for Humanity affiliates merge

Habitat for Humanity Stanislaus County and Habitat for Humanity Westside Merced County have merged and will be called Habitat for Humanity Merced/Stanislaus Counties, serving the entire area. In 2022 the Habitat for Humanity Merced affiliate pivoted to become the Fuller Institute. “Presently, there exists a gap in services in Merced...

2 arrested after series of armed robberies, Modesto police say

Police have arrested two people in connection with a string of armed robberies in Salida, Modesto police said. The 31-year-old suspects, Salvador Perez, of Modesto, and Manuel Martinez, of Manteca, were arrested Tuesday at their home, Modesto police said. The series of robberies took place over the past couple of...

911 lines working in Turlock after being down

TURLOCK, Calif. — The Turlock Police Department said Friday morning that 911 lines are back up and working after being down in the area. "The TPD Communications Center experienced an issue with AT&T Mobility and T-Mobile Wireless customers that were receiving fast busy signals when attempting to dial 9-1-1," the police department wrote on social media.

New Valley facility looks to tackle nation’s food waste problem

A new facility coming to Turlock will transform the tons of food wasted from local grocery stores and other food retailers into renewable energy. Divert Inc., a Massachusetts-based technology company focused on mitigating food waste, has plans to build a new, 71,000 square-foot state-of-the-art food recovery facility in west Turlock.

Gustine FFA members gather donations for flood victims

The FFA community at large is tightly united; a helping hand is extended without hesitation. When Gustine FFA Advisor Matt Baffunno heard of the massive flooding and evacuations in Planada, he reached out to an FFA advisor at Le Grand High School. He knew that many of the students attending that school come from the evacuated community. He phoned to offer the help of Gustine FFA.

Shoppers feeling pinch of soaring egg prices

A job applicant was recently asked by a potential employer on LinkedIn, “So, what salary range are you targeting?”. The applicant replied, “I want to be able to throw a carton of eggs in my shopping cart without thinking twice about it.”. Wouldn’t we all. At this...

What's Happening

The Gustine Historical Society will hold their annual luncheon at 11:30 a.m. on Jan. 31 at Perry’s Pizza banquet room. The cost is $12 and includes soup, salad and dessert. For more information email or call 209-604-8674. Basketball Coaches and Referees Needed. The City of Newman Recreation Department...

Yolo Middle School’s Kelly Zapien ready for county competition

Students from all around Stanislaus County will be bringing their best work this Saturday to the National History Day competition held in Patterson. This year’s theme is Frontiers in History: People, Places, Ideas. Middle School and High School students work all year on their project. First they choose their...

$38,000 Super Lotto ticket sold at Modesto Raley's

MODESTO, Calif. — Anyone who bought a Super Lotto Plus ticket in Modesto might want to check their ticket!. The winning numbers for the Super Lotto draw were: 2-17-20-37-41-9. No one scored the $27 million jackpot, but one ticket sold out of the Raley's at 3430 Tully Road in...