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Turlock Fitness Club facing final days

After 33 years in business, 25 of which have been at the same site, Turlock Fitness Club is looking at their last month of business as they are being forced out of their location.

April 01, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Local cycling duo races for a purpose

Turlock resident Karin Weller has endured and understands the hardships of domestic abuse, but it wasn't until discovering her passion of cycling that she was truly able to give back to those who have suffered as well.

March 31, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Residents swing towards saving parking rather than trees on W. Main Street

Turlock's Main Street will soon get a much-needed overhaul, giving locals and visitors alike a smoother ride into downtown, but exactly what the project will mean for the 100-year old Sycamore trees that line the corridor and the street side parking residents use on a daily basis is still uncertain.

March 31, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Library events celebrate Earth Day, children and bicycling

The best things about springtime - kites, bicycling and butterflies - will all be the focus of local Stanislaus County Library programs in April.

March 31, 2016 | | Local


VIETNAM VETERANS’ DAY

The City of Turlock commemorated the upcoming 50-year anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War by proclaiming March 29 as Vietnam Veterans' Day.

March 31, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Wet conditions bring some relief, but drought is far from over

Though wetter conditions in Stanislaus County as of late have helped ease the drought-related concerns of local farmers, Turlock Irrigation District Utility Analyst Jason Carkeet warns that it may not be a cause to celebrate just yet.

March 31, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


California lawmakers approve $15 minimum wage

California became the first state in the nation to move toward a $15 an hour minimum wage Thursday with state lawmakers approving the bill to increase the hourly rate over the next six years.

March 31, 2016 | | Local


Tesoro Fine Mexican Restaurant delivers an authentic dining experience

Type of Business: Mexican food restaurant

March 31, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock Certified Farmers Market moves to fairgrounds

It didn't take long for the Turlock Certified Farmers Market to find a new location for the 2016 season. Just one week after withdrawing from the City of Turlock's proposal process to operate a downtown farmers market, the TCFM announced it will be moving its popular market to the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds.

March 30, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Fifth annual Kite Festival glides into Livingston

The sky over Livingston Middle School will be decorated with a beautiful array of colorful kites this Saturday as the Knights of Columbus host the fifth annual "Time to Fly" Kite Festival.

March 29, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Historic downtown building undergoing renovations; Longtime businesses forced to find new storefront

The pie-shaped Enterprise Building, located on the south side of West Main Street between Lander and Broadway, has been welcoming residents and visitors alike to Turlock's downtown area since 1905. The historic building will soon receive a complete overhaul that will modernize the interior, restore the exterior to its original 1900's look, while also developing the second story space.

March 29, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Celebrate Easter, Gold Rush history and springtime at local state parks

Area state parks have a variety of activities planned that are sure to delight families looking for holiday weekend fun.

March 25, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


ASSYRIAN NEW YEAR

Dennis Earl elementary students and previous students along with community liaison Caty Nariman participate in a parade to celebrate the 6,766 Assyrian New Year. Students paraded around the school as classrooms sat outside and learned about the Assyrian culture. The parade was put together by students to recite the Assyrian alphabet as they carried banners with the alphabet on them while others carried banners. "I think we are fortunate to live in a multicultural environment and have the opportunities to learn about a unique and diverse culture, tradition, and language. We love our community and are blessed to live ...

March 24, 2016 | | Local


Turlock Chaplaincy to hold seventh annual Fun Run

The Turlock Chaplaincy will hold their seventh annual Fun Run at 9 a.m. April 9. The run, which is sponsored by Off Center Thrift and Gift, will begin and end at Denair Park on E. Main Street in Turlock.

March 24, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


TCFM seeks new venue for farmers market

The Turlock Certified Farmers Market will not be operating a downtown market this year, however, the nonprofit organization may still be able to offer its loyal patrons a farmers market at a different location in 2016.

March 24, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


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Buy, sell and trade at Ziggy’s Video Game Exchange

Type of Business: Video game sales, trades and repairs

May 26, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Anti-DUI efforts planned for holiday weekend

The Avoid the 12 DUI Task Force is sending DUI officers out this holiday weekend for DUI/drivers license checkpoints and DUI saturation patrols countywide ...

May 26, 2016 | | Local


promoting food safety tips for holiday

With Memorial Day weekend approaching and all the picnics and barbeques that go along with it, the Stanislaus County Health Services Agency is reminding people ...

May 26, 2016 | | Local


County approves staffing plan for expanded jail

The county is crafting the move into the new $89.5 million expansion of the Public Safety Center being constructed in west Ceres in phases ...

May 26, 2016 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Local


EMC to tout cancer survivors with ice cream

Emanuel Medical Center will be celebrating cancer survivors with a sweet treat come Wednesday.

May 26, 2016 | | Local


Turlock to celebrate Independence Day with parade, car show and fireworks

Turlock will put its patriotic spirit on display with a host of activities planned for the Fourth of July holiday, ending with a spectacular fireworks ...

May 26, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Community rallies to find missing tortoise

Tortoises aren't known for their speed, but one Turlock tortoise seems to have made a quick getaway. George the California desert tortoise has been ...

May 24, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


New downtown eatery donates $8,500 to local athletic programs

The opening of Hauck's earlier this month generated a lot of buzz from Turlockers excited to see the historic downtown building and one-time pharmacy ...

May 24, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Education Foundation seeks public’s help in shipping books to Ghana

In the villages of Ghana, West Africa, school books are hard to come by. Over the past ten years, Books and More Education Foundation has ...

May 24, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Seniors go head-to-head in cycling challenge

Seniors at Covenant Village of Turlock were off to the races Monday as the retirement community kicked off the Tour de CRC, a five-day CyberCycle ...

May 24, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Sweet time promised at Oakdale Chocolate Festival

Whether you just want to visit a few favorite chocolate booths, find some unique artwork, get some kettle korn or listen to some tunes, there ...

May 20, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Turlock students vie for Dairy Princess title

Three local women will compete for the prestigious title of Dairy Princess during ceremonies at the upcoming District 6 Dairy Princess Contest. The gala event ...

May 20, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Unemployment rate drops in Stanislaus County

Stanislaus County saw a decline in the number of unemployed individuals during the month of April, according to the latest report from the Employment Development ...

May 20, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Stanislaus State welcomes actors to spur voter registration

Students at Stanislaus State were star struck Wednesday as the university hosted actors Kendrick Sampson of "The Vampire Diaries," "Gracepoint," and "How to Get Away ...

May 19, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Save Mart holds annual peanut butter drive

Giving back is now as simple as purchasing a jar of peanut butter or jelly thanks to Save Mart Supermarkets' "Peanut Butter Roundup," which raises ...

May 19, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


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