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Toddler’s death ruled accidental

An autopsy on the 3-year-old boy found in a Delhi canal has ruled the child's death as an accidental drowning, according to the Merced County Sheriff's Department.

October 27, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Holidays provide chance to get employed

The holidays often provide a surge in the economy thanks to shoppers hitting the aisles in search of the perfect gift, but they also offer those looking for a job or hoping to earn some extra cash the opportunity to do so thanks to seasonal positions that open up during the most joyous time of year.

October 25, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Supermarket’s CARES program raises $5,000 for United Samaritans

When it comes to giving back, Turlock's local Save Mart Supermarkets put their money where their mouths are. Store managers Tony DeWinkle (Geer Road location) and Evo Silva (Lander Avenue location) presented the United Samaritans Foundation with a $5,000 check on Monday on behalf of Save Mart CARES.

October 25, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Hilmar collision kills one

A solo vehicle crash in Hilmar Friday night claimed the life of a Newman man.

October 25, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Coalition asks TID to help fund exhibits at new science center

The California Farm Water Coalition is hoping that the Turlock Irrigation District will help fund its commitment to build four interactive exhibits at Sacramento's Powerhouse Science Center in an effort to educate consumers throughout the state about the importance of agriculture.

October 25, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Man killed on Hughson tracks identified as transient

Officials are unsure why a 28-year-old man didn't get out of the way of an approaching Amtrak train on the afternoon of Oct. 19, south of Hughson to avoid being killed.

October 25, 2016 | | Local


Toddler found deceased in Delhi canal

The Merced County Sheriff's Department found the body of a missing 3-year-old boy in a Delhi canal Monday afternoon, nearly 48 hours after he was reported missing.

October 25, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Search continues in Delhi for missing toddler

The Merced County Sheriff's Department is concentrating their search for a missing 3-year-old boy in a canal behind the toddler's grandmother's house in Delhi.

October 24, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Woman’s Symposium aims to connect female business professionals

Women in business will unite under one roof on Nov. 3, as the Small Business Development Center and the Stanislaus Business Alliance host the second annual Business Women's Symposium.

October 21, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


County records drop in unemployment despite job losses in farming, manufacturing

The unemployment rate continued to decline in Stanislaus County for another month, according to the latest report from the Employment Development Department.

October 21, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


A touching touchdown

For the past three years, 5-year-old Julian Ruelas has watched his brothers play for the Denair Lions youth football team from the sidelines. Last Saturday, Julian finally got his chance to take the field and score a touchdown as the entire football stadium chanted his name.

October 20, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Pitman alum starts up unique greeting card business

Type of business: Greeting card pop-up shop

October 20, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Annual event celebrates bravery, hope for cancer survivors

Hundreds of cancer survivors, friends and family united under one roof Tuesday evening at the 19th annual Emanuel Cancer Center's Women's Cancer Awareness Night to celebrate courage and say "yes" to beating cancer.

October 18, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Denair Gaslight hopes to revive theatre tradition with 'Sleepy Hollow's Legend'

On Friday the curtain will once again rise up at the historic Denair theater, with organizers hoping it is the start of a new era of community productions for the area.

October 18, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Update on collision outside Turlock school

A student hit by a vehicle outside Turlock Junior High School Friday afternoon sustained a serious though non-life threatening injury and is said to be in stable condition.

October 18, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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Turlock’s superheroes parade through downtown

Downtown Turlock was bursting with holiday spirit once again as the Turlock Downtown Christmas Parade made its way down Main Street on Friday night, with ...

December 02, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Former Journal sports editor honored at namesake tourney

It's been 22 years since Frank Godinez passed away, leaving behind a legacy of exceptional sports reporting in the town of Turlock. Often referred ...

December 02, 2016 | Frankie Tovar | Local


Annual awards ceremony in search of outstanding women

The Stanislaus County Commission for Women is searching the area for women who stand out from the crowd, whether it be through community service, inspirational ...

December 02, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Security fencing approved for Salvation Army

Amid safety concerns, The Salvation Army will construct a six-foot tall perimeter fence around their property following approval from the Turlock City Planning Commission Thursday ...

December 01, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Monte Vista Avenue railroad crossing reopens

Drivers now have a smooth ride over the railroad tracks on Monte Vista Avenue, as road repairs have been completed on the popular thoroughfare.

December 01, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


State records first flu death in person under 65 years

The California Department of Public Health is reporting the state has recorded the first flu-related fatality of a person under 65 years of age for ...

December 01, 2016 | | Local


Aspiranet, Starbucks host annual gift drive for foster youth

For the eighth year, community members will have the chance to give back while ordering their morning coffee thanks to a holiday gift drive for ...

December 01, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Local libraries offer holiday crafts, marionette show, literacy program in December

Community members are invited to enjoy a variety of free programs at the Turlock Library this December, beginning with the month-long Find the Grinch program ...

December 01, 2016 | | Local


Pizza Factory celebrates seven years in Turlock

Type of business: Pizza parlor

December 01, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Tree lighting for homicide victims

The District Attorney's Office Victim Services Program will sponsor the 19th Annual Lighting of the Homicide Victims' Memorial Tree and Candlelight Vigil at 6 ...

November 29, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Healthcare Hero: Renee Pimentel

If you do not know Renee Pimentel, you should. While not a household name she is a healthcare hero.

November 29, 2016 | BY JEFFREY LEWIS Special to the Journal | Local


Denair preparing for first annual tree lighting celebration

Towns across the country celebrate Christmas traditions annually, and this year, Denair hopes to begin one of its own with its first annual Christmas tree ...

November 29, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Don’s RV Center preparing to expand

Don's RV Center is set for expansion following the Stanislaus County Planning Commission's recent approval of the center's plans to create an ...

November 29, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Police department begins enforcement operations to curb collisions

The Turlock Police Department will be conducting a special traffic enforcement today around town in an ongoing effort to drive down the number of fatal ...

November 29, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock Chamber of Commerce eliminates CEO position

The Turlock Chamber of Commerce is restructuring its staff as the business organization looks to refocus its resources.

November 29, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


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