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A simple act of kindness

A small act of kindness can make a huge impact, and that was the case for one grieving family.

August 29, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Local organizations offer support for hurricane victims

California businesses and volunteers are joining in the disaster relief efforts to help the the thousands of people in Texas affected by Hurricane Harvey.

August 29, 2017 | BY PAUL ROUPE Turlock Journal | Local


Carnegie features contemporary Japanese ceramics

The Carnegie Arts Center will be holding a preview night party for the Japanese ceramic arts exhibit coming to town in September.

August 25, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Train fatality victim identified as Turlock resident

The woman killed when she was struck by a freight train in Modesto on Monday has been identified as a Turlock resident.

August 25, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock Fire douses duplex blaze

A fire of unknown origin charred a vacant duplex in Turlock early Friday morning.

August 25, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


AERIAL RESCUE

An employee at a feed company had to be airlifted to an area hospital after falling from a silo on Tuesday night.

August 25, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Dine with purpose at Edible Extravaganza

Trying out different cultures, varieties and flavors of food is always fun, but the taste is even sweeter when it's all for a good cause. In just under two weeks, the 31st annual Edible Extravaganza will hit the Modesto Centre Plaza, raising funds for the Center for Human Services while showcasing tastes of the region's finest in food and drink.

August 25, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Comic Con returning to Turlock

In February, over 2,500 people flocked to the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds to participate in Turlock's first-ever Comic Con, transporting the city's geeks and pop culture enthusiasts to an alternate reality filled with superheroes, zombies and even some celebrities. For those who may have missed the first one, or want to participate in the fun again, there's good news: Turlock Comic Con is back.

August 25, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Local, state housing inventory remains low

Those wanting to buy a home in the Turlock area may be looking for quite a while and then competing with many other potential buyers as the local housing market remains limited. A lack of inventory, and qualified buyers, is a trend not only locally but also statewide.

August 25, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Stanislaus National Forest experiences multiple lightning strikes

Those looking to get a Sierra hike in before the end of summer should check their route before traveling to the mountains as a number of fires are affecting the area.

August 25, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Know Your Neighbor: Kim Duyst

Currently, Kim Duyst is serving as the Interim Director of Athletics (since July 6) at Stanislaus State, following a promotion to Senior Associate Athletics Director in January. In her current role as the Interim Director of Athletics, Duyst manages the entire operation of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Duyst oversees compliance, athletic academic advising, facilities and game operations, media relations, Student-Athlete Advisory committee, student-athlete leadership, career and life skills and supervises the coaches of sport teams. At the university level, Duyst monitors compliance with the CSU gender-equity policy and serves as a Title IX Coordinator and is a member of ...

August 25, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


With students back in school, Huntington Learning Center looks to help

Type of business: Tutoring center

August 22, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


‘Little Hats, Big Hearts’ campaign to raise awareness about heart disease

Emanuel Medical Center, Doctors Medical Center and Doctors Hospital of Manteca launched a campaign that will outfit newborns delivered at the hospitals with little red hats to raise awareness of heart disease, the number one killer of Americans, and congenital heart defects, the most common type of birth defect in the country. As part of the program, all babies born at the participating hospitals during the month of August will receive a knitted or crocheted red baby hat, while supplies last.

August 22, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


In awe for 123 seconds

MADRAS, ORE. – The dust of this tiny town in Central Oregon is still clinging to the crevices of my leather shoes as I sit at my Ceres Courier desk.

August 22, 2017 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Local


Turlock firefighters rescue two dogs from house fire

A house fire claimed the lives of four dogs and five birds, but Turlock firefighters and medics responding to the blaze were able to bring two canines back from the brink of death using cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

August 21, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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Turlock residents help ducks in distress

Two ducks are once again swimming around happily in the lake at Donnelly Park after some residents stepped up and freed them from the zip ...

September 26, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Births

• Lakynn and Nick Seward of Hilmar are the parents of a 7-pound girl born Sept. 14 at Emanuel Medical Center.

September 22, 2017 | | Local


Japanese ceramics, haiku poetry highlight upcoming Carnegie events

The Carnegie Arts Center presents the first instalment of the Fall 2017 Sunday Arts Lectures with renowned ceramic artist, John Toki Toki.

September 22, 2017 | | Local


EXPLORING DUST BOWL

Want to know how Dust Bowl Brewing Co. got its name? Or, are you just curious about how the Turlock brewery concocts a batch of ...

September 22, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Retail shop with mature twist in the works for Turlock

A new store coming to town will be rated "M" for mature customers only, or, at least a small section of it will be.

September 22, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Law enforcement ready to go 26.2 miles for fallen comrades

Ask anyone who has run a marathon and they will tell you there is a certain level of pain involved in the feat, especially in ...

September 22, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Wine, crepes and more at new downtown eatery

Name of business: Loza Wine & Crepes

September 19, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Dynamic duos dance for charity

Brothers and sisters, fathers and daughters, husbands and wives and even a few close friends took the stage for the fourth annual Dancing with the ...

September 19, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Facebook posts leads to early departure from Seaside for former Turlock police chief

Former Turlock Police Chief Robert Jackson announced his retirement from his role as chief in Seaside after city officials grew concerned about some of his ...

September 19, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


‘Sexiest Doctor’ ready to check out Turlock

Dr. Mikhail "Doctor Mike" Varshavski, the doctor who rose to fame on the internet and was voted "People" magazine's "Sexiest Doctor Alive," will be ...

September 19, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Water rights bill awaits Governor’s signature

A landmark passage of water rights legislation occurred over the weekend when Assemblyman Adam Gray's Assembly Bill 313 received final approval on the last ...

September 19, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Know Your Neighbor: Rosalee Rush

Stanislaus State's new Senior Associate Vice President for Communications, Marketing and Media Relations, Rosalee Rush, was drawn to the university because of its focus ...

September 18, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Student art sought for Healthy Air Living calendar

The San Joaquin Valley Air District is seeking artistically inclined students to submit drawings for the 2018 Healthy Air Living Kids' Calendar.

September 18, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


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