Healthy fare could mean fun at the fair for children who participate in a contest being offered by the Stanislaus County Fair’s Kids Club Educational Program and the Turlock Unified School District’s child nutritional program, Real Fresh.
Teens in Modesto and Riverbank are learning the danger of abusive relationships, and just how pervasive they are – especially among young people. Next year they will be spreading awareness to other high school students as part of a pilot project being watched statewide.
For a 6-year-old, Love Modesto sure has gotten big. More than 56,000 people have been involved in projects in 50 cities throughout the region and state. The 26th annual Earth Day celebration at Graceada Park is Saturday.
A doubling up of Keyes students on a school bus heading to Pitman High in Turlock has created a tightly packed route and drew community protests. Pictures posted on Facebook of kids sitting in the aisle, which is against state law, raised official eyebrows, but the 70 teens now squeezing into the full-size bus are well short of the 84-kid legal limit.
The Senate passed a Medicare payment reform bill that renews some funding for six primary care residencies in California, including the physician training program at Doctors Medical Center in Modesto. Also, the Burbank Paradise Fire Protection District wants to put a tax increase before voters in the special district.