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DMC Nurse Shaina Vales Wins Super Heavyweight in Strongman Competition

DMC Nurse Shaina Vales Wins Super Heavyweight in Strongman Competition

One of Doctor Medical Center’s emergency department nurses, Shaina Vales, took home first place in the Women’s Super Heavyweight Division at the United States Strongman National Competition earlier this month in Minnesota! She won her weight class overall. In order to win, Shaina competed in a series of events throughout the day that she trains […]

By June 21, 2021 Read More →
Stanislaus County Moves to Orange Tier

Stanislaus County Moves to Orange Tier

Stanislaus County Moves to “Moderate” Orange Tier Stanislaus County – California Department of Public Health announced today that Stanislaus County hasmet the requirements to move into the Orange Tier of the State’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy effectivetomorrow, June 9th, 2021. This tier allows many activities to resume, according to the State’s expandedcapacity limits and […]

By June 8, 2021 Read More →
StaRT and Turlock Transit offer Free Rides

StaRT and Turlock Transit offer Free Rides

Stanislaus County Region Transit Agencies Offering Free Transit During July 2021  Modesto, CA — The Stanislaus Regional Transit Authority (StanRTA) and Turlock Transit announced today that all rides on all fixed-route buses will be free for passengers during July 2021 as part of a joint, free ride promotion.  This includes MAX to BART Commuter Express, MAX […]

By June 7, 2021 Read More →
New Empire Library set to open June 9

New Empire Library set to open June 9

New Empire Library set to open June 9 Dedication ceremony scheduled for Tuesday, June 8 The Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors is pleased to announce the successful completion of the new Empire Library! The new Empire Library, located at 98 I Street in Empire is scheduled to open on Wednesday, June 9. A dedication ceremony […]

By June 2, 2021 Read More →
Modesto High School Student Appointed to State Board of Education

Modesto High School Student Appointed to State Board of Education

Modesto High School Student Appointed to State Board of Education Modesto High School’s Rana Banankhah will serve a one-year term beginning August 1 MODESTO, CA (June 2, 2021) – Modesto High School student Rana Banankhah was appointed to the State Board of Education by Governor Newsom. She will serve a one-year term beginning August 1. Banankhah […]

By June 2, 2021 Read More →
CWB Creations

CWB Creations

CREATIONS, Choreography in America• May 14 to 23 LIVE at the Liz and Royal Robbins Studio5033 Pentecost Dr. 95356Tickets: http://www.centralwestballet.org/cwbevents.htmlChoose your dates and times! See this exciting and entertaining program up-close!• Pictures at an Exhibition ~ Mussorgsky’s famous suite as interpreted by our talented artists.• Love Duets ~ a lyrical ballet full of inspired moments.• […]

By April 29, 2021 Read More →
Love Stanislaus County to host 13th AnnualLove Modesto in a COVID Safe Format

Love Stanislaus County to host 13th AnnualLove Modesto in a COVID Safe Format

Love Stanislaus County to host 13th AnnualLove Modesto in a COVID Safe Format [Modesto, California, April 12, 2021]: Love Modesto, an event of Love StanislausCounty, is a day of community volunteerism in Modesto. The event brings people from all walks of life together to beautify and enhance the community. Join us for LoveModesto on Saturday, […]

By April 13, 2021 Read More →
Variant B.1.351 Detected in Stanislaus County

Variant B.1.351 Detected in Stanislaus County

Variant B.1.351 Detected in Stanislaus County Stanislaus County, CA — First two cases of SARS-CoV-2 Variant B.1.351 have been detected in StanislausCounty. This is the variant that was first identified in South Africa and is more infectious withapproximately 50 percent higher transmission rate. The cases are not believed to be travel related.“The detection of the […]

By April 8, 2021 Read More →
Stanislaus County Expands COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility

Stanislaus County Expands COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility

Stanislaus County Expands COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Stanislaus County, CA — The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has announced that COVID-19 vaccine eligibility will expand to people aged 50 and over, beginning on April 1st, 2021. In conjunction with this expansion of eligibility, the CDPH allows provider discretion to vaccinate those who live in high- […]

By March 30, 2021 Read More →
Stanislaus County Moves to the Red Tier

Stanislaus County Moves to the Red Tier

Stanislaus County Moves to the Red Tier Stanislaus County, CA — California Department of Public Health announced today that Stanislaus County has met the requirements to move into the Red Tier of the Blueprint for a Safer Economy. This change is based on the accelerated health equity metric with a percentage of positive tests (5.0%, […]

By March 23, 2021 Read More →
Community Hospice Offers New Virtual Quaran-Teen Challenge Program

Community Hospice Offers New Virtual Quaran-Teen Challenge Program

Community Hospice Offers New Virtual Quaran-Teen Challenge Program  MODESTO, CA (March 19, 2021) –Community Hospice Grief Support Services Department is pleased to introduce Quaran-Teen Challenge a new virtual program for teens, ages 13-17, who are experiencing issues due to loss. During this time of tremendous uncertainty due to the COVID-19 public health emergency crisis, many have […]

By March 19, 2021 Read More →
Libraries to Open at Limited Capacities

Libraries to Open at Limited Capacities

Libraries to open for browsing and checkout at limited capacities Most Stanislaus County Libraries will open for browsing and checkout of materials beginning Monday, March 22. Capacities will be limited, in keeping with the State of California’s current guidance for opening. Masks and social distancing will be required. In order to maintain capacity limits, libraries […]

By March 18, 2021 Read More →
Hazel Houser Spencer: Woman of History

Hazel Houser Spencer: Woman of History

Hazel Houser Spencer: Woman of History by Stella Beratlis Hazel Houser Spencer, Stanislaus County lyricist and composer of many country and gospel songs of renown, is not widely known outside of country music and bluegrass history circles. I’ve been on a personal mission, of sorts, to change that. This year, I nominated Hazel Houser Spencer […]

By March 1, 2021 Read More →
Black History Month Modesto & Stanislaus County

Black History Month Modesto & Stanislaus County

Savannah Williams, the owner of SWI Productions, has been hard at work to ensure Black History Month 2021 is uniquely and collectively celebrated throughout the Central Valley! By bringing 11 other organizations together there is a guarantee of a full calendar of events, workshops, plays, panels and much more! Each organization is excited to bring […]

By February 1, 2021 Read More →
Crab Feed

Crab Feed

8th ANNUAL OAKDALE CRAB FEED TICKETS ON SALE TO BENEFIT OAKDALE RESIDENTS    WHO:               Center for Human Services Oakdale Family Resource and Counseling Center (FRC)  WHAT:              Crab Feed fundraiser to raise money for the Oakdale FRC’s numerous programs for children, families and individuals. The Oakdale FRC will be celebrating their 10-year anniversary in 2021. This year the Crab Feed is drive-thru or delivery, […]

By January 17, 2021 Read More →