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Music festival, cannabis expo in Turlock featuring Wiz Khalifa and E-40 canceled

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TURLOCK, Calif. (KTXL) — A music festival and cannabis expo set to take place in Turlock was canceled a day before it was supposed to start. 

Dazed on the Green organizers said the cancellation was due to a health and safety “significant risk.”

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Wiz Khalifa, E-40 to perform in Turlock at music festival and cannabis expo

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TURLOCK, Calif. (KTXL) — Rap artists Wiz Khalifa and E-40 are some of the names who will perform at the Dazed on the Green Music Festival and Cannabis Expo this weekend in Turlock. 

According to the event’s Instagram page, the event will take place on Saturday and Sunday at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds with Khalifa as the headliner on the latter day. E-40 is on Sunday’s lineup that includes other hip-hop acts Cypress Hill and Bone Thugs & Harmony.

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Looking to get out and have some fun? Where to find it in Modesto, Mother Lode regions

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A September full of festivals kicks off with three events in Newman, Turlock and the Mother Lode. They are just part of the entertainment planned in the Modesto region from Sept. 3-9.

ARTS AND CRAFTS FEST

The Sierra Nevada Arts and Crafts Festival returns to Arnold with more than 50 booths featuring handcrafted goods, specialty foods and antiques. In addition, the Ebbetts Pass Volunteer Fire Department will sell local ales.

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High school football rankings: After Week 2 losses, where do top teams stand?

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The Top 10 finished Week 2 with a record of .500 as five teams won and five lost. Downey continued its hot start, putting up 56 points on East Union. Ceres, Hughson and Ripon Christian joined the Knights in scoring more than 35 points in Week 2 wins.

Central Catholic and Escalon lost nail-biters to some of California’s top programs. The Raiders lost to St. Francis, a top 5 team in its area, according to the Bay Area News Group.

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For Some, the Championship Journey is the Trip of a Lifetime

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The U.S. Senior Women’s Open field is headlined by legends: Winners of the U.S. Women’s Open, the U.S. Women’s Amateur, Curtis Cup Team members and inductees into the World Golf Hall of Fame.

But this championship is also the story of the grassroots of the game, the 72 women among the 377 who entered qualifiers at 16 sites and worked their way to this week’s championship at NCR Country Club.

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Popular acts to headline Turlock theater as new season announced. Here’s who’s coming

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Plenty to choose from, much more to come. That’s the word from Turlock Community Theatre, where seven acts have been announced for its 2022-23 season.

He and his staff are looking to add at least 10 more shows to the lineup, said Kit Casey, managing director of the theater.

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Annual food sampling event returns. Wine and film also among Modesto area entertainment

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Local restaurant fare can be sampled by the public at the annual Taste of Oakdale. The State Theatre will throw a wine mixer and film screening, as well as offer a classic John Wayne film. Those are among the entertainment options in the Modesto region Aug 20-26.

FOOD TASTING

The 14th annual Taste of Oakdale returns with 12 of the city’s restaurants offering samples of their food in one place.

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Local hospitals come together for Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive

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Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock joined forces with Modesto’s Doctors Medical Center and Manteca’s Doctors Hospital to help local children and adults struggling with hunger.

As part of the Healthy Over Hunger Cereal Drive in early June, the final tallies show that the hospitals and community members donated over 15,000 servings of cereal and more than $3,700. The cereal and the funds will go directly towards Second Harvest of the Greater Valley, which is one of the largest food banks in the Central Valley.

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THE DISH: Treat yourself to celebrate food holidays

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Sunday is National Ice Cream Day and, like all food holidays, it's a great time to discuss some preferences.

We have the favorite flavors for California (and the nation) thanks to the Ice Cream Index, a study on U.S. consumption preferences and trends conducted by market research Top Data.

Consumption is up — not surprising given our sustained interest in comfort food — 29% from last year, with the biggest gains in June and July.

The top three flavors in the nation this year are chocolate, rocky road and Neapolitan. For California, the top five varieties are rocky road, Neapolitan, green tea, coffee and coconut.

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A 4-Her and a puppeteer agree: It’s great to have the Stanislaus County Fair back

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Everything is lining up well for the first full-on Stanislaus County Fair in three years.

Carnival workers assembled rides and game booths during Thursday’s media preview on the Turlock grounds. Other crews prepared spaces for concerts and motor sports. And young people tended to their livestock in advance of judging and auctions.

COVID-19 sharply limited the 2020 and 2021 fairs. The pandemic has receded enough to allow crowds to mingle, carefully, during a 10-day run that starts Friday, July 8.

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