The 2020 pandemic has shut many businesses and institutions down, but the grocery store industry has not been one of those.  Essential workers everywhere have witnessed a drastic increase in business as customers have progressed through the stages of panic, stockpiling, a…

Eating out has been a well-mourned commodity since the COVID-19 pandemic shut down social systems and immune systems alike.  Many small businesses in the area have been severely impacted, and some have gone under due to the temporary shut-down and subsequent lack of indoo…

As the city of Turlock continues to grow, residents and visitors have seen a steady increase of different businesses. One of the newest is a Boba shop called Kung Fu Tea. Kung Fu Tea will join Quickly, which has been open in Turlock for nearly three years, as premier boba spots.

With social distancing orders and other COVID restrictions, this Halloween will be looking very different for a lot of people, but that doesn’t mean that spooky season canceled all together. A few fall lovers are getting creative this year with their October festivities. …

In the midst of the pandemic, students living on campus have become subject to a new normal of restrictions where they once had guaranteed expectation of connection. This obligatory separation from their peers and deference from an established normal has held a distinct i…