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Another Turlock star can be found on television screens, starring on FX’s “American Horror Story: Freak Show.” Erika Ervin, who was born in Turlock in 1980, is starring as the self-titled character “Amazon Eve” on this season of the hit FX show.
YouTube filmmaker, and former Turlocker, Cory “Mr. Safety” Williams has had a recent video of the “Coolest Sound Ever” go viral — with more than 3.1 million people watching the video since Monday. The video, posted on Williams’ DudeLikeHELLA YouTube channel, shows Williams and his girlfriend wandering in Alaska when they came across a frozen lake.
California State University, Stanislaus will be hosting its second free Science Saturday of the school year, “The Sweet Side of Chemistry” on Oct. 18 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Naraghi Hall of Science, third floor. Ideally the class is appropriate for students in grades 5-6.
Are you ready to get your freak out on? The Turlock Historical Society is holding a Ghost Walk on Oct. 30. The Ghost Walk will begin at the Turlock Historical Society Museum, located at 108 S. Center Street, at 9 p.m. and then proceed to five historic buildings in Downtown Turlock.
The Turlock Branch of the Stanislaus County Library is offering a couple of fun, free youth activities for the month of October. On Oct. 14 teen visitors can make duct tape creations from an assortment of colorful duct tape to make flowers, wallets or any other creation that sticks to their imaginations. The three dimensional craft encourages creative thinking.
A champion is defined as “a person who has defeated or surpassed all rivals in a competition,” and we can think of several champions in the sports world. However, there are champions who have battled and defeated much greater opponents than 300 pound linemen, and they are “Champions for Life.”
A car wash will be held at Wendy’s on Geer Road on Saturday, Oct. 4 to help raise money for the funeral costs of the Turlock father and son who drowned on a San Francisco beach on Sept. 24. Jose Garcia Sr., of Turlock, 47, and Jose Garcia Jr., 24, of Merced, were swimming in the ocean at Ocean Beach when they were overcome by waves.