Yesteryears (7/2/13)

July 2, 2013 

25 YEARS AGO: An unheard-of drop in the water table caused officials to shut down three well pumps in Turlock and city officials called on residents to cut water use in half during the Fourth of July weekend as the subject of a drought became more than idle chatter.

— Karen Aiello

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