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Turlock celebrates 10 years of going green

While they may not sling spider webs or leap tall buildings in a single bound, the City of Turlock's Team Green Kids Club super heroes Water Woman and Recycle Man still play an important role in the community. The two mascots recently paid a visit to the Turlock City Council to help promote the 10th anniversary of Turlock's Go Green Week, which will be celebrated March 13 to 18.

March 09, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Emergency food and shelter grant program seeking applicants

Local organizations who help feed and shelter the hundreds of homeless and in-need residents of Stanislaus County may be able to receive federal funding through the Emergency Food and Shelter Program.

March 09, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Free Will Baptist celebrates 75 years

The Turlock Free Will Baptist Church is the oldest of its kind in the state, and is preparing to celebrate 75 years of rich history and outreach within the city.

March 09, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


New eateries coming to Turlock

Lovers of pizza and Mexican food alike will be pleased to hear two distinguished providers of the cuisines are set to make Turlock their newest home.

March 09, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Cosmic Bath and Beauty creates home for all-natural products

Type of business: Bath and beauty product company

March 09, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock encouraged to continue conserving despite record rainfall

Even after what he called "abundant rainfall, record snowpack, swollen rivers and maxed out reservoirs," City of Turlock Director of Municipal Services Michael Cooke said that water conservation efforts remain as vital as ever since it might be years until the city begins to see positive impacts to the aquifer.

March 09, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Meeting looks for visions of Turlock Library

Turlock residents interested in helping shape the future of the Turlock Library will have the opportunity to share their input at a visioning meeting with county officials and Friends of the Turlock Library on March 25.

March 07, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock resident to ‘Race Across the West’

In what is known to cyclers as the Super Bowl of races, Turlock resident Karin Weller plans to bike 930 miles in the Race Across the West – an astonishing feat that will contribute to an even greater cause.

March 07, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Rainfall totals continue to top historical averages

Following five years of severe drought conditions, California is now in the midst of one of the wettest winters in recorded history - the effects of which can been seen locally in the Tuolumne River Watershed. So far in the 2017 precipitation year, which began in September, several months have already exceeded their historical averages, and last month proved to be no exception with over 15 inches of rainfall in the Tuolumne River Watershed.

March 07, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Turlock man sworn in as a CHP officer

Daniel Rodriguez of Turlock has successfully completed the 28-week cadet training course at the California Highway Patrol Academy. He is assigned to duty at the CHP's Hayward Area office.

March 03, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


CSU system, Conference of Bishops take a stand against immigration policies

Leaders in the realms of both education and religion are speaking out against the newest immigration policies laid out by President Donald Trump.

March 03, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


‘Al Bar’ pays tribute to Turlock police chaplain

For many years every swearing-in and promotion ceremony at the Turlock Police Department had certain elements that could be counted on: Someone would have some glowing words to say about the honoree, a badge would be pinned on by a loved one, an oath would be taken and a chocolate bar would be doled out from Rev. Al Opdyke.

March 03, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Former Giant talks unity, trust at annual prayer breakfast

Residents of Turlock arose bright and early Friday morning for the 24th annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast, where former San Francisco Giants pitcher Jeremy Affeldt joined Mayor Gary Soiseth in emphasizing the importance of trust and unity within the community.

March 03, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Unemployment rate grows in Stanislaus County

The first of the year brought a slight increase to the ranks of unemployed people in Stanislaus County, according to the latest release from the Employment Development Department.

March 03, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Northeast Turlock neighbors protest new development

The Turlock Planning Commission approved a Fitzpatrick Homes project on Thursday to build 20 single-family homes on the southeast corner of North Johnson Road and East Tuolumne Road, despite numerous complaints from neighboring residents.

March 02, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


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Turlock Chaplaincy to host annual Fun Run

Running is the perfect way to squeeze some exercise into your day, but it's even better when you are running for a good cause ...

March 24, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


County sees drop in unemployment

While 2017 started with an increase in unemployment, February has seen those numbers slightly fall.

March 24, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Still a free agent, Kaepernick’s job hunt influenced by the President

Turlock native and former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been no stranger to headlines over the course of the past year, from refusing ...

March 24, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock Certified Farmers Market gets early start on season

Those looking forward to the fresh fruits and vegetables, locally made meats, cheeses and bakery treats found at the Turlock Certified Farmers Market won't ...

March 24, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Deli Delicious serves up fresh sandwiches

Type of business: Sandwich shop

March 23, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Hilmar, Turlock to come together for Relay for Life

It's time once again for community members to relay for a cure, as the internationally-known nonprofit American Cancer Society's signature event, Relay for ...

March 23, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Radio station fundraiser to benefit Salvation Army gym

While Salvation Army Advisory Board member Kristin Bettencourt's birthday is Friday, she isn't expecting any presents - at least for herself.

March 23, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


City to commemorate Vietnam Veterans Day

The City of Turlock will pay tribute to area Vietnam veterans with a special ceremony March 29 at the historic war cannon in Central Park ...

March 23, 2017 | | Local


Exchange program looking for families to host international students

Modesto resident Carol Berger thinks that the best way to learn about other cultures is to actually live with someone from another culture and foster ...

March 21, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Stanislaus County lags in tobacco prevention efforts

Turlock and the other cities in Stanislaus County continue to score poorly in the American Lung Association's annual report measuring the state of tobacco ...

March 21, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


New banquet hall in the works

A desire to bring an elegant, affordable banquet hall to the west side of Turlock inspired Raja Singh to begin plans for Mirage Banquet Hall ...

March 21, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


TID to provide plenty of water for local growers this year

After five years of severe drought conditions, the Tuolumne River Watershed is in the midst of one of the wettest years on record. What this ...

March 21, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Tornado scare rolls through Turlock

Springtime in the Central Valley is no stranger to rain, but Tuesday afternoon Turlock residents were on the lookout for a different force of Mother ...

March 21, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Downtown farmers market under new leadership, moving to Thursday nights

The Turlock Downtown Farmers Market is starting the 2017 season under a new name-Central Park Market Turlock - along with a new operator and is ...

March 20, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Pacheco State Park celebrates Wildflower Day

Pacheco State Park invites all those looking to welcome the colors of spring to come celebrate the 14th Annual Wildflower Day.

March 17, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


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