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Bulldogs capture CCC title in crosstown finale

History was made once again on Tuesday night between Turlock and Pitman High when the girls basketball teams were vying for the Central California Conference title. For the first time in program h...

February 14, 2017 | Eddie Ruiz | High School Sports

Turlock boys soccer clinches CCC title

The Turlock High boys soccer squad is the 2016-17 Central California Conference Champions after blanking Merced 2-0 in Saturday's make-up and penultimate game of the regular season. "It's always a...

February 14, 2017 | Eddie Ruiz | High School Sports

Oroville Dam: Honestly, what do we expect?

Want to see California's future? Pull yourself away from this morning's update on the Oroville Dam debacle. Get in your car and go west. As you ascend the Altamont Pass on Interstate 580 make sure ...

February 14, 2017 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial

Turlock resident rescued from smoky home

Firefighters pulled a 68-year-old man out of as his Turlock residence Sunday afternoon as his home filled with smoke from a stove fire. The man was found inside the home at 1780 N. Denair Avenue a...

February 14, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local

Miracle League accepting signups for spring season

Disabled children and teens will soon get their chance to do what was previously thought impossible: play a game of baseball. This feat, which would otherwise be made difficult with their disabilit...

February 14, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local

County declares state of emergency due to flooding

The Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors declared the county to be in a state of emergency Tuesday, in response to continued rain in the area and the rise of river levels causing flooding and the...

February 14, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Government

Bomb squad called out over suspicious device in Turlock

The Turlock Police Department called out the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department's bomb squad after a suspicious device was found near the railroad tracks in Turlock. The device turned out to b...

February 14, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Turlock animal hospital mourns loss of beloved cockatoo

It is not often that a bird leaves an impression quite as significant as Monte Vista Small Animal Hospital's beloved 24-year-old cockatoo and unofficial lobby greeter Thelma, who for her last few y...

February 14, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local

Couples tie the knot at Valentine’s Day wedding extravaganza

If you were to ask Modesto resident Vanessa Martinez what Valentine's Day meant to her prior to Tuesday, she likely would have said that it had little to no significance to her. That all changed th...

February 14, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local

Turlock IRC office helps family separated by travel ban

Just three weeks ago, Nael Abdulqader was unsure if he would ever see his family again. He was permitted into the United States as a refugee on Jan. 18, and was forced to leave his parents and nine...

February 14, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local

Council accepts City employee compensation report

The Turlock City Council accepted a report Tuesday that compares the salaries and compensation packages of 65 City employee positions with 11 other agencies. While the study was prompted by a prom...

February 14, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Government

Ruth Viola “Vi” Nelson

Vi was born in Turlock and went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, January 25. She was the youngest of five children born to Nils and Emma Swanson. She grew up on the farm in the Hilmar area and g...

February 14, 2017 | | OBITS

Debra B. Stevens (Strom)

A committed and beautiful loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister and aunt passed peacefully in the early morning hours of her 60th birthday in Mission Springs, CA. Debbie was born and ...

February 14, 2017 | | OBITS

Four City buses damaged in fire

Four of the City of Turlock's buses are out of service following a fire in the City Corp Yard Saturday night that ignited the Compressed Natural Gas tanks which power the buses. The fire departmen...

February 12, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Government

Donna Ray Mahler

Donna Ray Mahler, February 19, 1930 – January 13, 2017 beloved Sister, Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother passed away peacefully after a long illness at the age of 85 in Sonora, CA wit...

February 10, 2017 | | OBITS

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