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Rollercoaster start for Turlock American 12s at Sections

The Turlock American 12-year-old All-Stars got off to a rough start in the Section 6 tournament, battling Calaveras Little League in San Andreas. The Americans, who traveled further than any oth...

July 19, 2016 | Eddie Ruiz | Youth

First round win for American 11s

The Section 6 All-Star tournament began this past weekend for the Turlock American 11-year-old team who squared off against Morada on Sunday at Madison Park in Stockton in their opening contest t...

July 19, 2016 | Eddie Ruiz | Youth

American 10s drop Section opener, follow-up with win

It was a shaky start for the Turlock American 10-year-old All-Stars, who opened up their Section 6 tournament play with an unfortunate 7-4 loss to Northgate on Saturday from Julien Field. The Am...

July 19, 2016 | Eddie Ruiz | Youth

Repeat trespasser arrested in Turlock

A Turlock man was arrested on suspicion of trespassing and resisting arrest after the Turlock Police Department received two separate reports of the man trying to get into a mobile home. The first...

July 19, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

What presumption of innocence?

Facts don't matter. Police are guilty until proven innocent - or even if proven innocent. The Black Lives Matter crusade, born after Florida vigilante George Zimmerman shot unarmed teen Trayvon M...

July 19, 2016 | BY DEBRA SAUNDERS Creators Syndicate | Editorial

Proposition 62 can mark the progress of a maturing society for conscientious Californians

Forty-five years ago in a bone-chilling, blood-curdling cover story for The Los Angeles Free Press about California's gas chamber ("How Long Can You Hold Your Breath?," December 4, 1970), author,...

July 19, 2016 | | Letters to the Editor

George House dies

George Rolland House II wore many hats. He was a California Highway Patrolman, an almond farmer, a member of the Hughson School Board and later a California State Assemblyman. The unwavering patr...

July 19, 2016 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Local

Harnessing the healing power of art

People of all ages are trading in couch cushions for glue sticks in an effort to find relief from their pain and problems of their past. Thanks to the local non-profit organization Off the Hook ...

July 19, 2016 | Ryan McLaughlin | Local

Local Korean War veterans celebrate 50 years together

Sixty-six years ago, American troops were fighting on Korean soil as they came to the aid of South Korea in the Korean War. Today, those who served in the 1950's era war are able to unite and con...

July 19, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local

Tuff Trucks and Mud Drags bring families together

The Tuff Trucks and Mud Drags competition took place at the Stanislaus County Fair on Saturday, bringing with it a whole lot of mud, some stiff competition and for two local families, special mom...

July 19, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Community

Smile Farms growing bonds to the community

Approximately 80 percent of adults with developmental disabilities are unemployed. To some that's a staggering number that seems impossible to tackle, not to all though. Thanks to the company Sm...

July 19, 2016 | Ryan McLaughlin | Local

Firefighters battle blaze at Turlock residence

Two Turlock firefighters were treated for smoke inhalation and heat-related issues from their efforts to put out a residential fire during the blazing midday heat. Both firefighters were treated...

July 19, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local

Dust Bowl opens new brewhouse, taproom

While Dust Bowl Brewing Company's new Fulkerth Road facility is still missing its almost 5-foot tall rooftop neon sign, it hasn't stopped the brewhouse and eatery from attracting visitors from Tu...

July 19, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local

Turlock police officers receive breakfast of thanks

In the wake of recent attacks on police officers across the nation, the Assyrian American Civic Club took it upon themselves to say "thank you" to the Turlock Police Department, preparing a break...

July 19, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local

Paramjit Singh Purewal

Born in Chakmuglani, Punjab, India. Pama will be deeply missed by many and may he rest in peace. Paramjit was preceded in death by his father Jarnail Purewal. He is survived by his mother Dalbir...

July 19, 2016 | | OBITS

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