in Sports

CHS girls soccer take second in league

Ceres High’s girls soccer team ended the 2020-21 season on a positive note. The Bulldogs cruised to a 9-1 win against host Los Banos on May 26. “I’m proud of everything we accomplished,” said Jackie Ruiz, who contributed at goalkeeper and forward during her final season at Ceres High. “I think we did a pretty… Keep Reading

Transit agencies offer free rides in July

Turlock residents can take a free ride throughout the month of July on both Turlock Transit buses and Stanislaus Regional Transit Authority lines. All rides on all fixed route buses will be free for passengers during July as part of a joint, free ride promotion. This includes MAX to BART Commuter Express, MAX to ACE… Keep Reading

New silent disco business offers fitness with frequency

Name of business: Valley Vibes Type of business: Silent disco fitness  Location: Turlock; Contact information: 626-421-8304;; @_valley__vibes_ on Instagram Specialty: Yoga and full body workouts  History of business: In March, husband and wife duo Aaron and Kate Unruh set out to create a new culture in Turlock — one that would get the community… Keep Reading

in Road

Speed bumps are a last resort as speeding fix

Quick, what’s the first remedy suggested by people who are fed up with lead-footed drivers? If your answer is speed bumps you’d be right. Cities have good reasons for not wanting to install them when people ask for them. Speed bumps are not preferred because they cause all vehicles to be forced to slow down… Keep Reading

Blue Diamond Growers’ Turlock plant earns green recognition

After their Salida facility became the first business in Stanislaus County to earn the recognition in April, the Blue Diamond Growers plant in Turlock followed suit this month when it became Green Business Certified. The plant was honored with the distinction following a comprehensive certification process through the Modesto Chamber of Commerce’s California Green Business… Keep Reading

Many gifts, one spirit

When Off Center Thrift & Gift first opened its doors to the public in December 2006, the goal was to make enough money to pay the rent and keep the lights on, said founding board member Sylvia Cox of the philanthropic shop. Just one month later, the Off Center Board of Directors was able to… Keep Reading

Recreational opportunities returning for Turlock youth

As life begins a return to normalcy amid the easement of COVID restrictions and vaccine success, parents in Turlock have the opportunity to keep their kids busy this summer with the return of two popular activities.  The City of Turlock’s Parks, Recreation and Public Facilities department is once again hosting a summer camp for children… Keep Reading

Sacrifices of the fallen remembered at ceremony

While most people were enjoying a long weekend or making plans for a barbecue heading to the lakes, approximately 70 Ceres residents took over an hour on Monday to remember those for whom the day was meant: Those who gave up their lives defending the country in the U.S. Armed Forces. The Memorial Day event,… Keep Reading

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