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Turlock’s Fava Bean Day endures from lie to fundraiser

A bowl of fava beans may not be a favorite dish for many people, but come Monday it will be the meal of choice for more than a thousand.

May 06, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Mosquito control efforts renew in Stanislaus County

The battle against mosquitoes and their potential to spread the West Nile Virus has begun in Stanislaus County and residents are being asked to do their part.

May 06, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock infant continues to wait for heart transplant

It's appropriate that A'lijaih Woody's middle name is Amiracle, because her family is hoping and praying for a miracle to save her life.

May 06, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


County law enforcement pays homage to fallen officers

Overcast skies mirrored the somber tone of Wednesday morning's Stanislaus County Peace Officers Memorial service held at Lakewood Memorial Park as those who lost their lives protecting and serving the public were honored.

May 05, 2016 | By Jeff Benziger Turlock Journal | Local


City seeks input on downtown parking

The growing popularity of Turlock's downtown is a boon to the economy and increases the quality of life for residents, however, finding a place to park in the downtown area is becoming increasingly difficult.

May 05, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Turlock's two farmers' markets to open on Saturday

Farmers' market season has finally arrived and this year Turlockers will have two options when it comes to shopping for fresh produce and locally made products.

May 05, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Sports bar and grill delivers family-friendly atmosphere

Type of Business: Sports bar and grill

May 05, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Big rig crash off Highway 99 in Turlock kills one man, injures another

A semi truck driver died Thursday morning after his tractor trailer veered off the highway and crashed into a carport, narrowly missing the Turlock apartment complex.

May 05, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock Eagles 4-H Club promotes community involvement

The Turlock Eagles are the newest 4-H club in Turlock, providing local youth with the opportunity to get involved in the community in unique ways, whether it be through raising goats or decorating cakes.

May 05, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Locals love tamales

The first annual Turlock Tamale Festival was a resounding success, according to festival host and Turlock Poker Room owner Joe Fernandez.

May 03, 2016 | Candy Padilla | Local


Foster Farms recalls chicken nugget products

Foster Fosters is recalling approximately 220,450 pounds of fully cooked frozen chicken nuggets that could be contaminated with extraneous blue plastic and black rubber materials, which could present a choking hazard. No reports of illness or injury have been associated with these products.

May 03, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Dentistry from the Heart to offer free smiles

For the past three years, local dentist Robert A. McCulla has changed lives – and smiles – in the Turlock community by hosting a free day of dentistry to anyone who needs dental work. This year marks the fourth annual Dentistry from the Heart event, providing care to those who may be too scared to go to the dentist or simply cannot afford it.

May 03, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


March sees improved water conservation rates statewide

Despite a lack of rain in March Californians didn't lag in their water conservation efforts, according to the recent data from the State Water Resources Control Board.

May 03, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Purple for a cause

Turlockers painted their world purple on Saturday and brought cancer patients a little hope by raising $35,410 for the American Cancer Society through the annual Relay for Life event.

May 03, 2016 | Candy Padilla | Local


Kitten rescue goes viral

Turlock Firefighters are causing "ahs" to be uttered around the country as a video of them rescuing four kittens from a burning wood pile spreads across the social media landscape.

May 03, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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Buy, sell and trade at Ziggy’s Video Game Exchange

Type of Business: Video game sales, trades and repairs

May 26, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Anti-DUI efforts planned for holiday weekend

The Avoid the 12 DUI Task Force is sending DUI officers out this holiday weekend for DUI/drivers license checkpoints and DUI saturation patrols countywide ...

May 26, 2016 | | Local


promoting food safety tips for holiday

With Memorial Day weekend approaching and all the picnics and barbeques that go along with it, the Stanislaus County Health Services Agency is reminding people ...

May 26, 2016 | | Local


County approves staffing plan for expanded jail

The county is crafting the move into the new $89.5 million expansion of the Public Safety Center being constructed in west Ceres in phases ...

May 26, 2016 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Local


EMC to tout cancer survivors with ice cream

Emanuel Medical Center will be celebrating cancer survivors with a sweet treat come Wednesday.

May 26, 2016 | | Local


Turlock to celebrate Independence Day with parade, car show and fireworks

Turlock will put its patriotic spirit on display with a host of activities planned for the Fourth of July holiday, ending with a spectacular fireworks ...

May 26, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Community rallies to find missing tortoise

Tortoises aren't known for their speed, but one Turlock tortoise seems to have made a quick getaway. George the California desert tortoise has been ...

May 24, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


New downtown eatery donates $8,500 to local athletic programs

The opening of Hauck's earlier this month generated a lot of buzz from Turlockers excited to see the historic downtown building and one-time pharmacy ...

May 24, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Education Foundation seeks public’s help in shipping books to Ghana

In the villages of Ghana, West Africa, school books are hard to come by. Over the past ten years, Books and More Education Foundation has ...

May 24, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Seniors go head-to-head in cycling challenge

Seniors at Covenant Village of Turlock were off to the races Monday as the retirement community kicked off the Tour de CRC, a five-day CyberCycle ...

May 24, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Sweet time promised at Oakdale Chocolate Festival

Whether you just want to visit a few favorite chocolate booths, find some unique artwork, get some kettle korn or listen to some tunes, there ...

May 20, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Turlock students vie for Dairy Princess title

Three local women will compete for the prestigious title of Dairy Princess during ceremonies at the upcoming District 6 Dairy Princess Contest. The gala event ...

May 20, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Unemployment rate drops in Stanislaus County

Stanislaus County saw a decline in the number of unemployed individuals during the month of April, according to the latest report from the Employment Development ...

May 20, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Stanislaus State welcomes actors to spur voter registration

Students at Stanislaus State were star struck Wednesday as the university hosted actors Kendrick Sampson of "The Vampire Diaries," "Gracepoint," and "How to Get Away ...

May 19, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Save Mart holds annual peanut butter drive

Giving back is now as simple as purchasing a jar of peanut butter or jelly thanks to Save Mart Supermarkets' "Peanut Butter Roundup," which raises ...

May 19, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


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