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Fair announces minor changes to livestock department

It is never too early to prepare for the 2016 Stanislaus County Fair especially for livestock exhibitors who can already expect changes and updates in their department.

February 18, 2016 | | Local


Miracle League taking sign-ups for inaugural spring season

The Miracle League of Stanislaus County built the area's first disability-friendly baseball field and now they are hoping the players will come.

February 18, 2016 | | Local


Workshop to cultivate knowledge on drought tolerant yards

Whether a local homeowner, landscaping professional or someone in between, the upcoming drought landscaping class "California's New Front Yard: Creating a Low-Water Landscape" hosted by the California Native Grasslands Association will be advantageous to every California resident in the face of the ongoing drought.

February 18, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Outstanding Women honorees include three Turlockers

Three Turlockers will be among the 14 honored this year as Outstanding Women by the Stanislaus County Commission for Women, an organization dedicated to supporting legislation and programs that address the needs of all women and children.

February 18, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Turlock filmmaker unveils debut project

An idea that began percolating two years ago for Turlock native Bavlina Youri came down to 20 minutes when she unveiled her short film "I Meant To Tell You" in front of a hometown crowd.

February 18, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock Fire debuts new engine

The Turlock Fire Department took possession of a fire engine from the state's Office of Emergency Services Wednesday, and in the process joined a network of fire departments up and down the state that are ready at a moment's notice to render aid in times of disaster.

February 18, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Gas prices remain low in Turlock

The national average price of gas increased Tuesday for the first time in 20 days - not than any Turlock residents would notice.

February 16, 2016 | | Local


Weather delays memorial skate park construction

The transition of the Brandon Koch Memorial Skate Park from Starr Avenue to Donnelly Park has had unexpected setbacks in the completion of the project.

February 16, 2016 | | Local


TID looks at doubled irrigation cap for upcoming season

While previous years have left many local growers high and dry with historically-low water cap allotments ranging from 18 to 20 inches, they received good news on Tuesday evening as the Turlock Irrigation District announced that current water conditions may make it possible to implement a 36-inch water allocation in the 2016 irrigation season.

February 16, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Service organization seeks board member

For over 36 years, the Central Valley Opportunity Center has worked to improve the quality of life in low-income areas throughout Madera, Merced and Stanislaus counties.

February 12, 2016 | Natalie Winters | Local


American Legion supports local man

John Haggstrom of American Legion Rex Ish Post 88 presented Lauren Young a check for $500 to go towards her husband's medical expenses.

February 11, 2016 | BY CANDY PADILLA Turlock Journal | Local


Tower Pharmacy moves to downtown

Name of Business: Tower Pharmacy

February 11, 2016 | Natalie Winters | Local


In Service

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

February 11, 2016 | | Local


Report finds Stanislaus County still lacking in tobacco control

In the previous year Turlock and other Stanislaus County cities took steps toward curbing smoking, but as far as the American Lung Association is concerned, substantial ground remains to be made to improve the overall health of the region.

February 11, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Original exhibits, youth programs give Carnegie a successful year

The Carnegie Arts Center in Turlock has closed the books on a year that saw more than 16,000 visitors come through the doors of the facility to view an exhibit, see a performance, listen to a lecture, take a class or just have a night of family fun.

February 11, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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CHP focus on motorcycle safety

With warmer weather on the way, motorcycle riders will be gearing up and taking to California's roadways. The month of May is recognized as ...

April 27, 2017 | | Local


Red-heeled walkers ready for fundraiser

Men and boys from around the area will be teetering and tottering through downtown Modesto on bright red high-heeled shoes on Saturday as they attempt ...

April 27, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


New salon brings ‘flawless’ beauty to downtown

Name of business: Flawless Studio of Beauty

April 27, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


PEACE DEDICATION

California State University, Stanislaus unveiled their Peace Pole Thursday morning during a campus ceremony that featured a presentation from Arun Gandhi, grandson of Mahatma Gandhi.

April 27, 2017 | Candy Padilla | Local


Truck fire along highway

A vehicle fire prompted a closure of a highway off-ramp Monday afternoon in Turlock as fire crews worked quickly to keep it from spreading to ...

April 25, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Library gears up for Summer Reading Program with May events

Celebrations of Children's Book Week and Litterbug Story Times will highlight May events at local branches of the Stanislaus County Library, along with monthly ...

April 25, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Career Resource Center to reopen in Turlock

Prior to its closure in 2013, the Alliance Worknet operated a Career Resource Center in Turlock where annually nearly 3,000 customers were able to ...

April 25, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Market opening day

The Turlock Certified Farmers Market opened for its eighth season Saturday at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds. Visitors were greeted by the musical entertainment of Red ...

April 25, 2017 | Candy Padilla | Local


Event aims to train activists, organizers for 2018 election

With the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee looking to unseat over 60 Republicans in the not-so-distant 2018 elections – seven of which are Californians – local organizations like ...

April 25, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock apartment damaged in kitchen fire

An unattended cooking fire on a stove ignited a blaze that charred the kitchen of a Turlock residence.

April 21, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Getting to know the neighbors

Kart Raggi, Harleen Maitla and Harry Atwal delivered pizza to their neighbor Jose Corrales Friday evening during the second day of the Know Your Neighbor ...

April 21, 2017 | Candy Padilla | Local


Turlock’s Colin Kaepernick named Time 100 Icon

Time Magazine has published its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world - the Time 100 - for 18 years. Over that time ...

April 21, 2017 | Frankie Tovar | Local


Volunteer opportunities abound in Turlock

Americans across the country will join forces in the coming days for National Volunteer Week, which kicks off on April 23, and in Turlock, there ...

April 21, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Unhealthy air continues to be the bane of the region

The air that Stanislaus County residents breathe in continues to be some of the worst in the country, according to the latest findings from the ...

April 21, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


County’s unemployment rate moves slightly upward

The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County rose just slightly in March, but remains below the rate set a year ago, according to the latest report ...

April 21, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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