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Turlock Garden Club puts their green thumbs to work at the fair

The Turlock Garden Club is taking the community back to the roots of the area's festivals by recreating the Turlock Melon Carnival in the open garden competition at the Stanislaus County Fair.

July 08, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock Cupcake Wars: Local bakers show their patriotism with iced delights

The first annual Turlock Cupcake Wars contest saw two sisters help each other to first and second place finishes and junior bakers perfect their craft.

July 08, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Former Turlock family faces medical crisis

A family with roots in Turlock is hoping that their old neighbors and friends can come to their aid as they find themselves far from home and unable to return because of a medical crisis.

July 08, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Opening day brings friends together for fair fun

As the Stanislaus County Fair opened its gates Friday for the 105th anniversary of the event, Central Valley residents gathered to partake in the sights, sounds, tastes and memories that can only be found at the fair.

July 08, 2016 | Ryan McLaughlin | Local


Turlock dancing competition swings into third season

A hospital CEO, school board trustee and representatives of Turlock's police and fire departments will soon trip the light fantastic while trying to raise money for local nonprofits as part of the 2016 Dancing With the Turlock Stars event.

July 07, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Nite and Day Furniture makes decorating affordable

Type of business: Furniture store

July 07, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Fresno Food Expo: Connecting California’s food industry

Once a year the Fresno Food Expo brings together growers, processors, manufacturers and industry service providers from across California to connect and discuss business with buyers worldwide.

July 07, 2016 | Ryan McLaughlin | Local


Booming almond crop coming to California

For the first time since 2013, California's almond crop yield is projected to be over two billion pounds.

July 07, 2016 | | Local


Turlock on the road to economic recovery

There are a number of signs that Turlock is finally turning the corner on economic recovery. The downtown is bustling with shoppers and diners. New companies are breaking ground at the City's industrial park and longtime Turlock businesses are expanding their operations.

July 07, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Montana Park nearing completion

Turlock residents will soon have a park unlike any other in town, complete with opportunities for both adults and children to exercise and play.

July 07, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Stanislaus County Fair: Cooler than ever

July in the Central Valley is always a hot prospect. While nowhere near as hot as last week's record 104 to 106 degree temperatures, the thermometer will hover around the 90 degree mark as the Stanislaus County Fair makes its 2016 debut on Friday.

July 05, 2016 | Ryan McLaughlin | Local


West Nile Virus returns to Stanislaus County

As the summer progresses and more people turn to the outdoors, the area's mosquito abatement districts are reminding residents that West Nile Virus is a serious threat in the region and precautions should be taken to avoid the potentially deadly bites of mosquitoes.

July 05, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock celebrates independence with annual parade, car show

Nearly 12,000 community members lined Main Street in Turlock on Monday as the city celebrated the nation's birthday with its annual Fourth of July Downtown Parade. Visitors saw a number of new sights in Turlock for the holiday, including the first time that a Stanislaus State president has participated in the parade and the revival of the car show.

July 05, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Antique military vehicle a fixture of Turlock parade

When Turlock resident Russell Lanini goes out for a drive people stop and take notice. Of course, it would be hard to not notice the two-and-a-half ton truck bouncing down the road.

July 01, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock Fire Department advises residents to think safety first when celebrating Independence Day

Come Monday night the warm July sky will sparkle and twinkle with fireworks all around Turlock neighborhoods, and the Turlock Fire Department wants to remind residents to only use those that are legally permitted in the city.

July 01, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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Local group provides weight loss support

Losing weight is a struggle for some, but thanks to support groups like Take Off Pounds Sensibly, shedding those extra pounds can be a fun ...

July 28, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Junior lifeguards course concludes second successful year

The San Luis Reservoir Junior Lifeguard Program wrapped up its second annual three-week long training course at the San Luis Creek State Park on Friday.

July 28, 2016 | Ryan McLaughlin | Local


La Taqueria: Continuing a family tradition

Type of business: Mexican restaurant

July 28, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


State fires affecting Central Valley air

With the massive Soberanes Fire blazing across Monterey County and the Sand Fire in Los Angeles County torching southern California, the resulting smoke and particulate ...

July 28, 2016 | Ryan McLaughlin | Local


New tracks prompt temporary closure to Monte Vista Avenue

A new path is going to be needed for those individuals who travel in and out of Turlock via Monte Vista Avenue as the city ...

July 28, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Campers find heart at Camp Taylor

Kids meet, scars blend and wonders happen at Camp Taylor, which has provided a home away from home for young people and families of children ...

July 28, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Downtown farmers market moves to Central Park

The Turlock Downtown Farmers Market is moving from its current E. Main Street location to Central Park starting Aug. 6, a change prompted by complaints ...

July 27, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Turlock readies for National Night Out

Come next Tuesday the temperatures may drive people inside to air conditioned houses, but the Turlock Police Department is hoping people will brave the heat ...

July 26, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Longtime downtown shop closing

After 36 years of framing art and memorabilia for the Turlock community, First Street Gallery and Frame Company is preparing to close its doors.

July 26, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


University Police Department promotes first female sergeant

Cheri Silveira remembers the moment she realized she wanted to become a police officer. Working in loss prevention at Gottschalks during her first college job ...

July 26, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Attendance dips at county fair

With all the exhibits taken down, livestock returned home and midway rides disassembled, it's hard to imagine that over 200,000 people visited the ...

July 26, 2016 | Ryan McLaughlin | Local


Motorcyclist killed in Delhi collision

A 33-year-old Denair man was killed Monday night when his motorcycle collided with a pickup truck in Delhi.

July 26, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Senior safety top priority at upcoming seminar

Far too often senior citizens must be concerned with their safety both physically, emotionally and financially. Seniors sometimes need assistance when it comes to navigating ...

July 22, 2016 | Ryan McLaughlin | Local


Carnegie centennial celebration continues with a return to Kaleidoscope

The Carnegie Arts Center is ready to stroll back into its funky and groovy past and hopes locals will come along with the trip and ...

July 22, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Registration opens for Citizen Academy

The Turlock Police Department will be hosting a Citizens Police Academy starting Sept. 8.

July 22, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


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