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Chicken truck crash causes freeway closure in Turlock

An accident involving a big rig truck hauling chickens caused a partial closure to Highway 99 in Turlock Friday morning.

August 05, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock welcomes Jimmy John’s Sandwich Shop

Type of business: Sandwich shop

August 04, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Prodigal Sons and Daughters seeks community’s help

Prodigal Sons and Daughters, the faith-based addiction recovery ministry located in Turlock, has hit a bump in the road this summer. The organization is in dire need of funds so that it can continue to help those facing addiction struggles, and its asking the community for help.

August 04, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Monte Vista closing delayed

The scheduled closure of a portion of Monte Vista Avenue for railroad track replacement has been delayed by a couple of weeks by Union Pacific Railroad.

August 04, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Probe underway in fatal bus crash

Investigators from local and federal agencies have begun their probe into the fatal bus collision outside of Livingston on Tuesday, as the number of dead was changed from five to four.

August 04, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Health officials reports two Zika-related birth defects in state

California has had two infants born recently with Zika-related microcephaly after their mothers contacted the virus while overseas, according to the California Department of Public Health.

August 04, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock dental office helping vets smile at free event

The staff at Turlock Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics enjoy giving back to the community. Twice a year the Turlock business holds free dental care events, one in February for children and one in August for adults and families. This year the dental office is reaching out to a specific group of people in the community - military veterans.

August 04, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Construction complete on new dialysis center

Construction was recently completed on Satellite Healthcare West Turlock, a dialysis center that will soon serve up to 100 patients with state-of-the-art innovative care.

August 04, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Eggs & Issues breakfast to focus on economic trends

The Turlock Chamber of Commerce is looking to inform and inspire local business, government and education leaders with a revamped Eggs, Issues & Economics breakfast event that will focus on regional and national economic trends.

August 04, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


County population expected to surpass 800K by 2060

An additional 64,000 people are expected to call Stanislaus County home by the year 2025, according to a recent forecast by the Center for Business and Policy Research at the University of the Pacific.

August 04, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Turlock neighbors come together for National Night Out

Turlockers across the city ventured out of their homes Tuesday night and into the streets and parks as part of the National Night Out event.

August 02, 2016 | Candy Padilla | Local


Local libraries to celebrate root beer, books and s'mores in August

Community members in Turlock, Denair and Keyes can beat the heat without breaking the bank this August, thanks to a wide variety of free programs taking place at local branches of the Stanislaus County Library.

August 02, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Two Merced County residents contract Zika virus

The Merced County Department of Public Health is reporting that two residents have been confirmed to have the Zika virus.

August 02, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock teen dies in high-speed collision

An 18-year-old Turlock man died in a head on collision Monday morning that also injure tow others.

August 02, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


5 dead in charter bus crash

Five people were killed Tuesday morning when a charter bus careened off Highway 99 and crashed into a pole near Livingston.

August 02, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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Mystery book lovers, pirates welcome at local libraries in September

Local branches of the Stanislaus County Library have a number of activities for all ages scheduled in September including a new Mystery Lovers Book Club ...

August 26, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


The Greenery to host first farm to fork dinner

The Greenery Nursery in Turlock is inviting the community to dine among their colorful array of flowers, plants and trees, all for a good cause ...

August 26, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Denair native finds calling in television production

Growing up in Denair, Emily Wynn had an early interest in live theatre and earned her college degree in business administration, so it may have ...

August 26, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


County rolls out new commuter bus with Turlock service

Turlock residents who are used to driving six to 10 hours every day to get to their jobs in the Bay Area and back now ...

August 25, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Square dance club hopes to teach community a few steps

For 63 years, the Turlock Steppin Pards have do-si-do'd around the city, keeping the American tradition of square dancing alive through exciting dance steps ...

August 25, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Tune In and Tune Up planned for Saturday

The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District and Valley Clean Air Now will host a Tune In and Tune Up car clean-up event at ...

August 25, 2016 | | Local


Milano Pizza offers cross-cultural cuisine

Type of business: Pizzeria

August 25, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlocker celebrates 95th birthday dinner with mayor

At the age of 95, Helen Abraham has met her fair share of prominent figures, including the likes of Elizabeth Taylor and Shirley Temple. For ...

August 23, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Birth rate among teens falls in county, state

The teen birth rate in California and in Stanislaus County continue to decline, according to recent data from the California Department of Public Health.

August 23, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Denair woman to compete for Miss California crown

Growing up, Brooklyn Lowery never envisioned herself as a pageant queen. After years of modeling and some persuasion from her mother, Lowery began competing in ...

August 23, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Grant to expand We Care shelter availability

We Care in Turlock has been awarded a state grant that will allow the organization to open the emergency shelter earlier and stay open longer ...

August 23, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Health officials warn summer travelers to be wary of Zika virus

With more cases of the Zika virus being confirmed as locally transmitted in Florida and travelers returning home from the Olympics, the California Department of ...

August 19, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Grant will help Turlock Fire mitigate emergencies

A newly awarded grant from the Department of Homeland Security will help the Turlock Fire Department train and prepare for emergencies that might arise in ...

August 19, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Shoppers support local businesses in downtown sales event

Downtown Turlock shoppers bid farewell to summer trends at the End of Summer Sale as 11 Main Street merchants rid themselves of summer inventory in ...

August 19, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Unemployment moves slightly downward in Stanislaus County

The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County took a slight dip in July and remains below the year-ago estimates, according to the latest report from the ...

August 19, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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