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Freezing weather hinders almond pollination

Mid-February is typically a busy time for the honey bees tasked with pollinating the Central Valley's almond orchards, but this week's freezing temperatures have colonies hunkering in their hives as pollination season begins, leaving some farmers concerned.

February 20, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local

Dance troupe takes home Tam-Tam’s top prize

It's been just over three weeks since they took the stage, but dance troupe Lost and Found is still reveling in their first-place finish at the Turlock Community Theatre's Tam-Tam Talent Show on Jan. 27.

February 20, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local

Turlock musician sets up shop in Hilmar

Name of business: Chris's Music

February 20, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local

Dreamers in limbo

As the U.S. Senate turned down plans Thursday night to spare America's 800,000 "Dreamer" immigrants from deportation, the Modesto Junior College Civic Engagement Project simultaneously hosted a panel discussion at its campus, sharing what's next for undocumented students.

February 16, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education

Flora introduces two bills

Assemblyman Heath Flora is already hard at work in 2018, introducing two bills to the California State Legislature in almost as many months – one that seeks to keep previously-convicted criminals from becoming licensed caregivers, and another that could allow concealed weapons on private school campuses.

February 16, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Government

Turlock school, administrators earn accolades

Turlock Junior High School and several Turlock Unified School District administrators have been recognized as some of the best in the region and in the state, taking home prestigious awards for their commitment to student success.

February 13, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education

Renovations have Dale’s Guitar on the move

For over a decade, Dale Falkenberg has provided the sound of music to the community through Dale's Guitar & Music Lessons, but a new vision for the building the store has called home over the years has the music shop making a move.

February 13, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local

Turlock welcomes Rita’s Italian Ice

Name of business: Rita's Italian Ice

February 13, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local

Conservation is key for cannabis cultivators

As the Central Valley nears the end of yet another dry winter, farmers around the region have water on the mind with irrigation season looming. While the area's largest agribusiness operations include fruit, nut and vegetable crops, marijuana is the state's newest cash crop, and its cultivators are looking to conserve water when growing the in-demand plant.

February 09, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local

Denair Unified proposes parcel tax, charter district

The Denair Unified School District Board of Trustees unveiled a plan meant to provide a "bold, new future" for its schools Thursday night, calling for a new charter covering all grade levels and a parcel tax ballot measure for district voters.

February 09, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education

Irrigation season to begin in March

After an unexpected influx of wet weather put a stop to what would have been an early irrigation period for Turlock Irrigation District water customers in January, dry conditions as of late have growers wondering when the water will come.

February 08, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local

On the hunt for educators

California is struggling to find teachers, and the statewide shortage has local school districts pining for prospective instructors as the occupation's oldest begin to retire, while younger students are looking past the career altogether.

February 06, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education

Turlock gym lifts women’s fitness to new heights

Name of business: Lifted Fitness

February 06, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local

Third Comic Con rolling into town

An event that can only be described as "Halloween in February" is making its way to Turlock for the third time this weekend, with thousands of people set to make their way to the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds for Comic Con – a celebration of all things pop culture, from film and television shows to comic books and video games.

February 06, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local

Finance course teaches students money management

While high schoolers around the country may be familiar with lessons on economics, students at Turlock Christian High School are now experts in financial literacy following the first year of a new course – Foundations in Personal Finance.

February 02, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education

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Articles By Author - Angelina Martin

Stanislaus State welcomes U.S. Senate hopeful

Just one day before stepping down from the California Senate's top job as president pro tem, Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful Kevin de Leon ...

March 20, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Government

Modern meets rustic at A Home Décor

Name of business: A Home Décor

March 20, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local

Assyrian community set to ring in New Year

Turlock's Assyrian community will celebrate its culture's 6,768th New Year this weekend, highlighting the rich history of a population that has provided ...

March 20, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local

March miracle brings ample rainfall

After a disappointing winter in terms of rainfall, this month's wet weather was a cause for celebration at Turlock Irrigation District's Board of ...

March 20, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local

Zumbathon to benefit Salvation Army

The RAIZ Promotora Program at Aspiranet's Turlock Family Resource Center strengthens the well-being of the local Latino community through family-friendly activities – one of which ...

March 16, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local

City continues battle with illegal dispensary

The California Bureau of Cannabis Control is cracking down on unlicensed cannabis operations, and so is the City of Turlock.

March 16, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Government

TUSD students ‘walkout’ of class to protest gun violence

A month after students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School ran for their lives from the hallways and classrooms where their peers were shot to ...

March 16, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education

Turlock students Go Green

Environmental education is important no matter what age you are, but Turlock's youngest residents this week are learning why conservation is key during the ...

March 13, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Education

Chamber Ag Committee awards $35,000 in scholarships

Hilmar High School senior David Edwards has devoted the past four years to his school's FFA program, showing dairy cattle, competing in dairy products ...

March 13, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local

Get head-to-toe style at Glam Boutique

Name of business: Glam Boutique

March 13, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local


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