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Nonprofit provides second chance to Turlock’s at-risk population

Despite the fact that an early morning fire engulfed the historic Turlock church that Off the Hook Ministries was planning to call home with an official launch planned in September of last year, the Turlock nonprofit emerged from the ashes stronger than ever.

March 04, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Olive Garden “harvests” surplus food for local food bank

While Olive Garden in Turlock welcomes a hearty customer flow every day of the week, Thursdays at the local restaurant are known for serving guests of a different kind.

March 03, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Local vet wins inaugural Mayor's Quilt Award

Turlock Mayor Gary Soiseth has been asked to judge a number of community contests from pumpkin carving to pie baking and gingerbread house making. The Mayor can now add quilting to his list of judging duties as he was asked to award the inaugural Mayor's Quilt Award at the Turlock Quilt Guild's Threads of Beauty show on Feb. 6.

March 03, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Trinity Valley Care offers personalized living assistance for seniors

Name of Business: Trinity Valley Care

March 03, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Parkinson’s support group volunteers to help those in need

Judging by the joyous look that took over the faces on each member of the Turlock Parkinson's Support Group, it was hard to determine which party benefitted more from the group's last meeting, which included assembling care bags for Turlock Gospel Mission.

March 03, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


City embarks on strategy to reduce collisions in Turlock

The upcoming months will see Turlock's City Engineering Department implement a multi-pronged effort at reducing the rate of traffic collisions happening in the city.

March 03, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Homeless day center finds permanent home

The Homeless Assistance Ministry now has a permanent home in Turlock, thanks to a partnership between the Turlock Gospel Mission and the City of Turlock to purchase the Knights of Columbus building at 432 S. Broadway.

March 03, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Latest snow survey shows below-average water content

Turlock Irrigation District is hoping that wetter than average conditions on the horizon will help keep them on track to supplying the 36 inches of water discussed during last month's grower meeting following the latest snowpack survey, which revealed a less than average snowpack-a proven significant source of California's water supply.

March 01, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Burn program ends with fewer curtailments, cleaner air

Tuesday marked the end of the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District's 13th season of the Check Before You Burn program, with fewer burning prohibitions issued and cleaner air results.

March 01, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Stan State athletes grant shopping spree to Modesto boy battling brain tumor

Somerset Middle School student Alan Ojeda was in for a surprise during the Stanislaus State men's basketball game on Saturday when the moment he thought he was only going to be honored as a local Make-A-Wish child turned into the moment he found out that his wish for a shopping spree was going to be granted.

March 01, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Disney dreams come true for grieving 6-year old

For the last two weeks 6-year-old Braley Teixeira has been questioning his dad about when they were going to go to Disneyland. Little did he know the trip of his dreams was just around the corner.

February 26, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Fair prices, large inventory mark Poli’s Thrift for success

Name of Business: Poli's Thrift Shop

February 25, 2016 | Natalie Winters | Local


Dr. Seuss celebrations, spring crafts and science all coming to local libraries in March

"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go."

February 25, 2016 | | Local


Conflict over Turlock Sikh Temple management continues

A group of Turlock Sikh Temple members held a press conference on Thursday with the aim of urging Harinder Grewal to drop out of the race for California's 12th Assembly District.

February 25, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Lemur makes appearance in Turlock

It turns out Turlock has been home to more wildlife than just the estranged mountain lion that made his appearance through residential streets almost two years ago.

February 25, 2016 | Natalie Winters | Local


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Safety concerns at skate park decrease as summer approaches

Despite problems with bullying, graffiti and other Municipal Code violations at the Brandon Koch Memorial Skate Park during its opening last August, conditions at the ...

May 25, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Final farewell bid to community service officer

The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department, law enforcement from around the state, and the community at large gave a stately send off to Community Service ...

May 25, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Hughson truck driver killed in Atwater crash

The truck driver killed when a tanker truck exploded in Atwater was identified as a Hughson resident, according to the California Highway Patrol.

May 25, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Physical therapy helps Turlock’s elite back on their feet

Name of business: Elite Physical Therapy and Fitness

May 25, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock Library promotes summer reading with kick-off event

Summer may be better associated with swimming pools, barbecues, and vacations, but it is also a great time to crack open a book or two ...

May 25, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Cigarette fire chars shed

A poorly placed cigarette ignited a fire inside a shed that generated enough heat to cause debris on the rooftop to start smoldering, according to ...

May 25, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Wet winter produces record-breaking runoff

Thanks to recent months that saw plenty of rainfall, the Sierra Nevada snowpack is currently holding 1.9 million acre feet of water content – and ...

May 23, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Fallen deputy laid to rest

The sights and sounds at CrossPoint Church in Modesto on Tuesday were all too familiar for the men and women of the Stanislaus County Sheriff ...

May 23, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Fire chars home in Turlock

One person was hospitalized Monday for smoke inhalation after a fire erupted in a Turlock residence.

May 23, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock collision injures four

A motorist headed the wrong way on a freeway exit in Turlock collided head-on with another vehicle, sending four to area hospitals.

May 23, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Warmer weather will bring out mosquitoes

As the weather takes a turn from pleasant days to sweltering, health officials are advising residents to get rid of any standing water that may ...

May 23, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Veterans Commission meeting

The Stanislaus County Veterans Advisory Commission meets the fourth Monday of every month at 5:30 p.m. This month's meeting will occur on ...

May 19, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Bring the family to share sweets, treats in Oakdale

Truffles to chocolate dipped apples, toffee to chocolate covered almonds, the namesake of the Oakdale Chocolate Festival is prominently on display along Chocolate Avenue.

May 19, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Unemployment sees a dip in Stanislaus County

The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County fell below the 8 percent mark in April as several sectors reported moderate job gains for the month, according ...

May 19, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Three years and thousands of miles later, missing dog is found in Turlock

If dogs could sing, 13-year-old Trixie very well might belt out "My Old Kentucky Home."

May 19, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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