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Marching Pride to perform for local seniors

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The Pitman High School marching band will perform on Wednesday for residents of Covenant Living assisted-living facility of Turlock, located at 2125 N. Olive Ave. 

It’s part of band director Ruben Modesto’s effort to get his students back out into the community after being out of the public eye for so long during the pandemic.

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Central Valley Brewfest set to return to Turlock

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The Central Valley Brewfest is returning for its 11th year in May. 

The annual event is taking place on May 11 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds in Turlock. 

Breweries expected to be featured at the event include Dust Bowl Brewing Company, Blaker Brewing, Contentment Brewing, 18Seventy Brew, Last Call Brewing and Dying Breed Brewing. 

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Love tacos? Margaritas? How to get discounted tickets to downtown Modesto festival

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What’s better than a taco? Lots of tacos.

Where can you find lots of tacos? At the Modesto Taco Fest in downtown on April 27.

Over 35 food vendors will line up on I Street between 11th and 12th streets and on 11th Street between H & I Streets from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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New California festival to bring tamales, margaritas — and a job fair — to Stanislaus County

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Who doesn’t love a good tamale, or making money? Stanislaus County residents can get their fair share of the Mesoamerican treat at the inaugural California Tamale Festival in the fall — and maybe even get a job in the process.

Riverbank resident Armando Duldulao is putting on the event, which will take place Oct. 15 between noon and 7 p.m. at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds in Turlock. Aside from a host of activities and entertainment (and plenty of shopping), visitors can attend a job fair that will be held during the event.

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Stanislaus mosquito fair will offer family activities, information on preventing disease

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Mosquitoes will be the main attraction at a family-friendly event in Turlock.

The Turlock Mosquito Abatement District plans an open house March 23 with activities and information on the pesky insects and how to protect the public against mosquito-borne diseases. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Fruit Yard season lineup grows with third popular singer announced. See who, when

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The performers keep on coming to The Fruit Yard Amphitheater in Modesto.

A third show has been added to the venue’s 2024 lineup, according to its website.

Country singer Jake Owen will perform at 6:30 p.m. May 19 at the venue near Waterford. Tickets, $50-$120, are on sale now.

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Labaco wins area speech contest

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Kylee Labaco, a Whitmore Charter High School junior, was declared the winner of the Area 12 Rotary Speech Contest held Feb. 26 at the Ceres Unified School District board room.

Labaco competed against first-place finishers in contests at the Turlock and Modesto club levels. The first-place finish came with a $175 prize.

Also competing was Turlock High School senior Nienebra Varani who claimed second place and won a $125 prize for her passionate speech.

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Making a World of Difference

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Employees at Turlock’s Amazon fulfillment center — as well as those across the nation — took time out of their schedules to show their support for wounded veterans.

Amazon employees engaged in a fundraising campaign in the days leading up to Veterans Day to support the Wounded Warrior Project.

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Shows haul in over $2M for charity in 2023

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It was somewhere around 2011 when veteran Iowa trucker Eldon “Eldie” Jaeger woke up with an idea. “We had lost our daughter Brenda to cancer. She fought it for fourteen and a half years. All I could think was if someone before had not done something for cancer, we wouldn't have had her nearly that long." 

What if he could put together a nice custom truck? What if he took that truck around the country and sold raffle tickets on it for cancer research? 

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Salvation Army receives biggest toy donation yet from local bikers

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The streets and sidewalks on and near Lander Avenue in Turlock were shaking Saturday morning as Santa Claus and nearly 300 of his biker friends rolled into the parking lot of the Salvation Army Turlock Corps. to deliver Christmas gifts to local children in need for the fourth straight year.

The hundreds of bikers are members of the United Motorcycle Clubs. They come from across the Central Valley to do community service projects. This year’s toy dropoff saw the biggest turnout of bikers and the most toys donated.

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