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Dual credit courses allow Turlock Christian students to get ahead

Students at Turlock Christian High School will be able to get a jumpstart on their college educations this year, thanks to a new variety of dual credit courses that will be taught on campus.

August 11, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Education


Bank of Stockton celebrates 150 years

The Bank of Stockton celebrated its 150th anniversary with cake, candles and gifts on Friday, and while the bank has seen many technological advances over the years, its customer-driven, family-oriented service has remained the same since 1867.

August 11, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Denair student organizes relief for Mariposa fire victims

The high schools in Denair and Mariposa may be Southern League rivals on the sports field, but when DHS student Drew Pritchard heard news of the massive Detwiler Fire affecting Mariposa County and many of its students whom he played against, the athlete decided to take matters into his own hands.

August 11, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


TUSD welcomes 57 new teachers

With a new school year comes new instructors, and Wednesday morning Turlock Unified School District's 57 newest members were met with a warm reception at New Teacher Orientation, where they learned the ins and outs of the District in preparation for the first day of school.

August 11, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Education


Remedial classes eliminated in new CSU policy

In a sweeping policy change issued by the California State University last week, incoming students who are found to be unprepared for college-level English and math will no longer be required to take traditional remedial classes before beginning their general education.

August 08, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Education


House Ag Committee gathers local input on Farm Bill

The Central Valley is one of the country's most productive agricultural hubs, so it was only fitting that five members the House Agriculture Committee made their way to Modesto this past Saturday to hear input on the next Farm Bill from farmers, ranchers and other stakeholders in the state's agricultural and food programs.

August 08, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Government


Turlock’s newest Habit prepared for opening day

Type of business: Burger restaurant

August 08, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Know Your Neighbor: Harold George

Not only does Turlocker Harold George design and lead the creation of 209 Magazine as Creative Director at the Turlock Journal, but he also oversees the variety of other print and web products that the publication puts out. When he's not busy with that, George can often be found working on the multiple comics which he draws, like "I Hate My Kids" and "The Show."

August 04, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Fundraiser looks to provide books for low-income students

For the second year, a partnership between Friends of the Turlock Public Library, Turlock's dd's Discounts and First Book will give students who otherwise may not have the means to afford books a chance to read at home.

August 04, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Technology is key in TUSD classrooms

When Walnut Elementary School teacher Bret Sutterley began teaching in 1979, it was rare to find a computer in a home, let alone a classroom. Flash forward to 2017, however, and the fifth grade instructor has learned to incorporate technology into nearly every lesson, whether it be treating students to a video chat with a scientist that is half way across the country, or using a computer to create a multimedia presentation.

August 04, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Education


Sowing comfort one bear at a time

Just two weeks ago, 25 cuddly teddy bears served as stars of the Turlock Garden Club's blue ribbon-winning display in the Floriculture exhibit at the Stanislaus County Fair, but on Wednesday, the stuffed animals officially retired from the limelight when the club donated them to Jessica's House, where they will now serve as symbols of comfort for grieving children.

August 04, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


New health center opening met with applause, protest

The grand opening of Turlock's expanded Golden Valley Health Center on West Main Street was a cause for celebration Wednesday, but as community members, legislators and City representatives gathered for the ceremony, protestors also arrived in opposition to Congressman Jeff Denham.

August 03, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


American Family Dentistry settles into new, tech-savvy home

Type of business: Dental office

August 01, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Wakefield Head Start project nearing completion

The year 2017 is one that has involved plenty of change for Wakefield Elementary School, and more is still to come. As Turlock Unified School District's improvements to the site's Head Start program inch closer and closer to completion, the Board of Trustees on Tuesday approved a bid for construction on the Wakefield Kindergarten Relocation Project, which is expected to begin within the next two weeks.

August 01, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Education


Local inventor’s newest creation teaches ins and outs of driving

When Turlocker Juan Pineda Sanchez noticed a disturbing trend of vehicular accidents among teenagers while reading the newspaper, the inventor and entrepreneur decided to take matters into his own hands. His latest invention, a board game called Driving Trivia, helps players learn the laws, rules and regulations of driver's education while having fun along the way.

August 01, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


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Articles By Author - Angelina Martin


Fields of Ice readies for seasonal skaters

Name of business: Fields of Ice presented by R.A.M. Farms

November 14, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock student’s singing victory provides again for United Samaritans

Turlock High School senior Felisha Dias has an incredible singing voice, and her talent has now helped give back to the Turlock community twice in ...

November 14, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Kettle Kickoff rings in holiday season

Some of Turlock's most generous community members packed into the Assyrian American Civic Club on Tuesday morning for the annual Salvation Army Kettle Kickoff ...

November 14, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Proposed Hilmar apartment complex has citizens concerned

Hilmar is a small town and it would like to stay that way, according to a petition circulating the farming community.

November 14, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Know Your Neighbor: Connie Tate

Connie Tate and her husband Mick have been calling Turlock home for more than 45 years. They have three daughters and ten grandchildren. For several ...

November 10, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Pride serves up tasty thank you

Students in the Culinary Arts program at Pitman High School put their talents toward a worthy cause on Thursday, hosting a luncheon for eight veterans.

November 10, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Education


Denham: Tax plan ‘promotes real economic growth’

The first major rewrite of the U.S. tax code in three decades is in the works, as Senate Republicans revealed the details of their ...

November 10, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Government


Local veterans honored by Library of Congress

Three Turlock veterans now have a place in history after Congressman Jeff Denham presented video interviews with them and other Central Valley war heroes to ...

November 10, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Government


Turlock pays tribute to veterans of all generations

Turlock is a patriotic town, and that patriotism is displayed by sights like the 20 banners flying over Countryside Drive, which honor citizens currently serving ...

November 10, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


TUSD considers westside school boundary change

The Turlock unified School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday received an update on a potential boundary change for students at Wakefield Elementary upon the ...

November 10, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Education


Election 2017: Early results show huge support for Measure S

Preliminary results from the Stanislaus County Consolidated District Election showed that voters overwhelmingly supported the countywide renewal of Measure S, and while one small school ...

November 07, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Government


Salvation Army ready to kickoff another holiday season

Bells will ring, teams will dash and cash will fly this month at one of the Salvation Army's biggest fundraising events of the year ...

November 07, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Newest downtown shop ready to transform homes

Name of business: Urban Market Design and Decorating

November 07, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


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