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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 ...

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.

Donations at food closets down, need increasing

Donations at food closets down, need increasing

Donations at food closets down, need increasing
The Turlock Journal
Major Debi Shrum of the Turlock Salvation Army says it happens every year—when the temperatures go up, food donations go down. It's called the summertime blues for local food closets and pantries. At the Salvation Army Corps ...

Oakdale Family Church picnic, concert set for June 12

Oakdale Family Church picnic, concert set for June 12

All Church Picnic And Concert
Oakdale Leader
The Oakdale Family Church of the Nazarene will hold a fundraiser picnic and concert Sunday, June 12 to raise funds to send 12 Oakdale youths to the Nazarene Youth Conference in Louisville, Kentucky from July 5-10 for fellowship and to ...

Weather cooperates for Farmers Market opening

Weather cooperates for Farmers Market opening

Weather Cooperates For Farmers Market Opening
Oakdale Leader
After several days of unstable weather, the sun did its June duty and came out to kick off the first evening of the Oakdale Certified Farmers Market on Thursday, June 2. The opening of the event brought out several residents, ...

Award-winning brewers to open tap room in July

Award-winning brewers to open tap room in July

Award-winning brewers to open tap room in July
The Turlock Journal
It's been a quick rise for Turlock's Dust Bowl Brewing Company, which sold its first pint of beer in June 2009. That beer, Hops of Wrath, earned a Gold Medal at the World Beer Championships. It's earned a 93 point exceptional rating from the Beverage ...