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County Fair shines, sparkles for visitors

County Fair shines, sparkles for visitors

County Fair Shines, Sparkles For Visitors
Riverbank News
The Stanislaus County Fair is alive and well in Turlock, celebrating its 100th year and enjoying cooler weather than usual during a 10-day run that ends July 24. News reporters and photographers were treated to lunch and their usual preview of the ...

'Green' playground to be unveiled in Turlock Saturday

'Green' playground to be unveiled in Turlock Saturday

TURLOCK - GOT MILK? and Sunnyside Farms will donate an environmentally friendly playground in Turlock to demonstrate their support for healthy, strong families and green projects. More than 41,000 milk jugs were recycled to create a tan and green-colored, state-of-the-art children't playground at Bristol Park, replacing a nearly 20-year-old structure.

A celebration will be held on Saturday, July 16, at the park located at 2500 Castleview Drive, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Community members are invited to help put the finishing installment touches on the green playground. A free BBQ lunch will be provided for all volunteers. The event will culiminate with a ribbon cutting ceremony with local and state officials.

Concerts in the Park to start Friday

Concerts in the Park to start Friday

Concerts In The Park Starting Friday
Oakdale Leader
A warm summer night, a picnic dinner maybe with some wine or beer, and a free outdoor concert in Oakdale's Dorada Park — what could be a better way to kick off the weekend? Now in its 21st year, the no-charge Friday evening concert ...
 

Stanislaus County Fair opens Friday!

Stanislaus County Fair opens Friday!

TURLOCK - Get ready to celebrate 100 years of family fun at the Stanislaus County Fair this weekend!

The Stanislaus County Fair opens on Friday, July 15 for a 10-day run. The 72-acre fairgrounds is located at 900 North Broadway in Turlock. Now celebrating its 100 year, fair officials have been working year round to plan for the centennial celebration.

“This year’s fair is a centennial extravaganza,” said Adrenna Alkhas, spokesperson for the Stanislaus County Fair. “We are excited to celebrate the fair’s long-standing history, as well as introduce some great new additions to our Fair guests’ experience.”

New this year is the Official StanCoFair mobile App for an interactive Fair experience. This App is both Android and iPhone compatible. Anyone who wishes to download it for free can search for “StanCoFair” in the App store.

Turlock PD urges participation in National Night Out Aug. 2

Turlock PD urges participation in National Night Out Aug. 2

TURLOCK - On Tuesday, August 2, neighborhoods throughout Turlock are invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the “28th Annual National Night Out” (NNO) crime and drug prevention event. National Night Out, which is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW) and co-sponsored locally by the Turlock Police Department, will involve over 15,000 communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian cities and military bases around the world. In all, over 36 million people are expected to participate in “America’s Night Out Against Crime”. 

National Night Out is designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness, generate support for local anticrime efforts, strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships. In 2010, the City of Turlock won an award from the National Association of Town Watch for an exceptional second year of participation in the program.

7 ways to keep kids from swearing

7 ways to keep kids from swearing

Eighty-six percent of parents agree that children ages 2 to 12 are cursing more today than when they themselves were children, according to a national survey commissioned by care.com. Fifty-four percent of parents say their child has cursed in front of them, though 20 percent don’t think the child understood the meaning of the word.

How about you? Do you think kids curse more today than when you grew up?

Join the conversation and see 7 ways to keep your kids from swearing ...