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Former sports editor chronicles history of football in Turlock

Turlock's love of football came long before Tom Brandstater and Colin Kaepernick went from hometown heroes to NFL quarterbacks. Turlock native and former sports editor Richard Paolinelli knows i...

August 21, 2015 | Eddie Ruiz | High School Sports

Pride, Bulldogs cross country ready for the long haul

Turlock and Pitman high cross country teams are already back in action and looking forward to improving on last year's results in a competitive Central California Conference. Turlock is coming o...

August 21, 2015 | Eddie Ruiz | High School Sports

Growing 'Jackets CC team eager to compete

After resurrecting the program at Hilmar High back in 2009, head coach Howie Tremble has been gradually working towards improving and growing the team. His efforts have paid off and this year's Y...

August 21, 2015 | Eddie Ruiz | High School Sports

Passion for fishing never fades

It's finally starting to set in for me that summer break is officially over. The days of being able to fish any day of the week are gone. This past summer I set a personal record of consecutive d...

August 21, 2015 | BY JAROD BALLARDO Fishing Columnist | Sports Columns

LA's grab for SJ Valley, Delta land and water

All Californians are created equal unless you're the little guy in the San Joaquin Valley or the Delta. The great land grab for the benefit of Los Angeles developers who need water to fuel their...

August 21, 2015 | | Editorial

City officials need to start enforcing noise ordinance

Editor: In response to the letter "Noise pollution continues around fairgrounds," I can relate. I do not know Pat Adams, however, I live off Hawkeye close to Olive Avenue and I could hear it bot...

August 21, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor

Back to school food safety tips

Back to school, back to the books, back shuttling students to and from extracurricular activities. The new school year likely means back to packing lunches and afterschool snacks for students, scou...

August 21, 2015 | | Local

Turf replacement rebate

The State of California's Department of Water Resources is now offering a rebate program for single-family residential homeowners who are interested in removing their existing turf (dead or alive...

August 21, 2015 | | Local

Increased groundwater pumping causing valley land to sink faster

As the amount of groundwater that Californians pump during the historic drought is getting higher, land in the San Joaquin Valley is getting lower-sinking actually-faster than ever before accordi...

August 21, 2015 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local

CSU Stanislaus welcomes new, returning Warriors to dorms

Amidst the whirlwind of luggage carts and cars zooming in and out with dorm necessities for Move-in Day at California State University, Stanislaus, first year student and Costa Mesa native Selena...

August 21, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

County unemployment rate sees little movement

The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County stayed fairly steady in the month of July, according to the latest numbers from the Employment Development Department. The unadjusted employment rate f...

August 21, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local

Air District urges Valley residents to continue clean air trend

Now that school is back in session, the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District is urging the public to minimize vehicle emissions associated with back-to-school traffic, such as idling...

August 21, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local

Community members line up to voice support for rail expansion at public hearing

Expansion of rail services from the Bay Area into the Central Valley received overwhelming support from local legislators, transportation agencies and the public during a special Modesto meeting ...

August 21, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Government

State Bar looks to take over Frank Carson’s law practice

The State Bar of California filed a lawsuit in Stanislaus County on Friday seeking to take control of Frank Carson's law practice. The State Bar stated the lawsuit had to be filed because of Car...

August 21, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Births Aug. 13 to Aug. 20

• Arely Ojeda of Turlock is the mother of a 7-pound-8-ounce girl born Aug. 13 at Emanuel Medical Center.• Karina Vargas of Turlock is the mother of a 7-pound-4-ounce girl born Aug. 13 at ...

August 21, 2015 | | Births

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