The city of Hughson has paved the way to be a county leader in agricultural preservation. The City Council solidified this intention by adopting the Farmland Preservation Program at its Jan. 28 meeting.
In his 2013 State of the County address, delivered Tuesday morning, Feb. 5 in Modesto, Board of Supervisors chair Vito Chiesa touched on issues of unemployment, gangs and education within the county's communities.
Farmers versus salmon: That is the issue. At Tuesday's Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors meeting, the State Water Board's recent proposal to divert water from the Tuolumne and Merced watershed to help the Chinook salmon received angry outbursts from TID directors and community members alike.
Power outages remain the most common complaint call that the Turlock Irrigation District receives in yeara. Most outages are due to external forces, such as weather or downed lines due to car accidents. Despite the cause, TID customers just want to know one thing: when will I get my power back?
Summers at Don Pedro generally consist of Fourth of July celebrations, wakeboarding, and camping. But what many fail to realize is that Don Pedro is more than a recreational attraction and federally-licensed water storage and a hydroelectric generating facility; it is an archaeological site containing traces of prehistoric lifestyle.
Four thousand dollars may not be pocket change for most residents, but for one lucky local man and coin collector, this was just the case. A rare 1992-D MS62RB NGC close "AM" Lincoln Memorial penny was sold recently on eBay for $4,051.99.