Local fire departments begin administering COVID-19 vaccine to first responders

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — As California's vaccine distribution rolls out, firefighters across the state are receiving their first doses of the coronavirus vaccine.  Several local fire departments recently began administering their first doses. According to Fire Chief of Sacramento Fire Department Gary Loesch, some in his department started getting their first round of vaccines Thursday morning. "Myself and a couple… Keep Reading

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One suspect still at-large in shooting at Stanislaus County deputy

STANISLAUS COUNTY, Calif. — Officers are still looking for one suspect involved in a shooting at a Stanislaus County deputy on Wednesday night, according to the sheriff’s office. The Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Office said a drive-by shooting had been reported at the Four Seasons Park in Turlock shortly before 10 p.m. A deputy spotted a… Keep Reading

Sale tax revenues have dropped but not like in neighboring cities

The bigger they are, the harder they fall. While the sales tax revenue giants of Stanislaus County – Modesto and Turlock – are expecting significant reductions in sales tax revenue stemming from COVID stay-at-home orders since March 2020, Ceres city officials only expect mild decreases. That’s because Ceres has a smaller reliance on sales to… Keep Reading

USF lunch trucks back in service

The United Samaritans Foundation’s Daily Bread lunch trucks will once again be making their rounds throughout the county, feeding those in need following a 14-day hiatus due to a COVID-19 outbreak. USF shut down all of its operations — including the nonprofit’s countywide lunch program that feeds approximately 1,700 people daily — on Dec. 21… Keep Reading

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Turlock credit union helps families afford dream home

When it comes to helping the community, Rolling F Credit Union in Turlock is no rookie. This holiday season, however, the business made the new year even more exciting for two low-income families thanks to a partnership with the Stanislaus Housing Authority which enabled them to purchase their first homes.  Earlier this year, the SHA… Keep Reading

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