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Train fatality in Turlock

A man was struck and killed by a freight train Sunday night in Turlock.

October 31, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Check Before You Burn starts 15th season

During winter, the largest source of particulate pollution comes from residential wood burning. To mitigate the negative effects of burning in Valley communities, every winter the Air District issues a daily wood-burning status by county. The Check Before You Burn program runs Nov. 1 through the end of February.

October 31, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Turkey crafts, computer class and extreme couponing tips at the library in November

Local branches of the Stanislaus County Library will offer a number of craft activities for all ages, as well as book clubs and informative classes.

October 31, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Pancake breakfast to benefit cancer-stricken Denair resident

Nothing tastes better than giving back to a worthy cause, unless perhaps you're digging into a fresh stack of pancakes drizzled in maple syrup. For over 40 years, the Denair Lions Club has combined these two concepts at their annual pancake breakfast, which encourages the community to eat, enjoy and donate to those who need it most.

October 31, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Mayor seeks community’s help in reaching 1,000 flag goal

Turlockers only have nine days left to register the American flag flying in front of their home or business to be counted in the City of Turlock's 1,000 Flag Initiative.

October 31, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


One killed after colliding with parked semi truck

The Turlock Police Department is investigating a collision between a pickup truck and a semi truck trailer that resulted in the death of one individual.

October 30, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Healthcare Hero: Linda Stuhmer

When Emanuel Medical Center was sold to Doctor's Hospital of Modesto (Tenet Corporation), its employees and former employees had no idea how they would be impacted by the change in ownership. Frankly, neither did the community at large. However, over the past two and a half years, the transition has been relatively smooth.

October 27, 2017 | BY JEFFREY LEWIS Special to the Journal | Local


Lions give back

The Denair Lions Club is working to get every kid in the community of Denair their very own bicycle. The club members collected 28 bikes and helmets for local children and distributed them through churches and directly to families in need.

October 27, 2017 | | Local


Carnegie set to host second annual book fair

Contemporary authors and illustrators from throughout Northern and Central California will be on hand to promote their books for children, teens, and young adults at the Carnegie's second annual Book Fair on Nov. 5.

October 27, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Hughson to dedicate veterans memorial

The Hughson Unified School District, in partnership with the city of Hughson, Hughson Sports and Fitness Complex Steering Committee and Scranton and Hughson Post 872 of the American Legion, will cut the ribbon to the Veterans Memorial Wall at the Hughson Sports and Fitness Complex.

October 27, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Celebrating Baha’i in Turlock

On Oct. 10, Turlock Mayor Gary Soiseth and the City Council proclaimed Oct. 22 would honor the 200th bicentenary of the founder of the Baha'i Faith, Baha'u'llah. Erika Bennet, Ken Allen, Mary Allen, Sara Martinez and Elvira Ghardashem were on hand to receive the proclamation, and on Oct. 22, a celebration was held by the Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of Turlock, joining more than 6 million Baha'is from 240 countries around the world in observance of the bicentennial event.

October 27, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Frighteningly-good deals, giveaways abound this Halloween

There's nothing scary about free food and saving money, but some businesses around town are offering deals, giveaways and special promotions for customers in the spirit of Halloween that are sure to make wallets scream with joy. While some bargains require costume-clad customers and others look to make trick-or-treating safer, all are guaranteed to make the holiday just a bit sweeter.

October 27, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock native sets sights on innovating the agriculture industry

There is a drastic shift underway in how the food and agriculture industries will conduct their operations as they adopt burgeoning technologies that can be beneficial to all aspects of agriculture-from saving farmers water in drought seasons to cutting costs for producers to providing better transparency to consumers.

October 27, 2017 | BY PAUL ROUPE Turlock Journal | Local


Nominations sought for ‘Outstanding Women’ awards

The Stanislaus County Commission for Women is currently accepting nominations for the 2018 Outstanding Women Awards.

October 26, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Rockies Rustic Designs creates custom gifts

Name of business: Rockies Rustic Designs

October 24, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


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Stocking stuffer central pops up on Main Street

Finding the right toys to stuff a stocking is hard enough, and the task becomes even more complicated when shoppers are seeking chimney-worthy gifts at ...

December 08, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


IN SERVICE

U.S. Air Force Airman Alexander T. Rosales graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

December 08, 2017 | | Local


LIONS GIVE BACK

Turlock Lions Club members Conrad Renteria and Manuel Drumonde perused the toy aisles at Walmart Friday morning, searching for the perfect toys to purchase for ...

December 08, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


County resident sickened by mosquito transmitted virus

The Stanislaus County Health Services Agency has confirmed that the county has seen its first case of the St. Louis encephalitis virus with the diagnosis ...

December 08, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock teen finalist in national anthem singing contest

Makenna Boutelle is no stranger to the stage. The Turlock High School senior is already a past winner of her school's own singing competition ...

December 08, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Youth program finds distracted driving an issue in Turlock

Drivers distracted by phones, passengers, pets, food and much more run rampant on roads across the country every day, and recently, a group of teens ...

December 08, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


HVAC fire reported at Turlock Walmart

A fire inside a heating and air conditioning vent was discovered Thursday morning at the Turlock Walmart and prompted an evacuation of the store.

December 08, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


New boutique brings city style downtown

Name of business: Intro

December 05, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Memorial tree and candlelight vigil for homicide victims in Modesto

The Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office Victim Services Program will sponsor the 20th Annual Lighting of the Homicide Victims' Memorial Tree and Candlelight Vigil ...

December 05, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Valley Fever increases in Stanislaus County

Stanislaus County Public Health announced that the number of reported Valley Fever infections continues to increase.

December 05, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Delhi couple transform tragedy into holiday cheer

As the holidays begin, a Delhi family continues to bring the spirit of the season to their community, as they combine food, gingerbread houses and ...

December 05, 2017 | BY ERIC ESCALANTE Turlock Journal | Local


Mayors Kettle Challenge to help make up lost Salvation Army funds

Turlock Mayor Gary Soiseth is calling on the community to support a well-deserving cause during this weekend's fifth annual Salvation Army Mayors Kettle Challenge ...

December 05, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock Fire fights flames in warehouse hopper

A fire inside a hopper at a large commercial warehouse prompted a brief evacuation Friday afternoon as Turlock firefighters fought to keep the fire from ...

December 05, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Fundraising competition seeks best punch recipe

The holidays are a joyous time for many, but for those battling addiction, the celebratory season can often make them feel alienated and lonely. To ...

December 01, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


JUMPING FOR ST. JUDE’S

The Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity at Stanislaus State was able to raise $150 for St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital in just one day ...

December 01, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


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