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Air Force Airman Jose I. Medina graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

May 24, 2013 | | Local


COMMUNITY: PORTUGUESE CULTURE

The Portuguese culture was alive on Monday night as 100 students from the Jorge de Sena School performed traditional Portuguese songs for their end of the year presentation at Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church.

May 24, 2013 | | Local


Emanuel honors standout nurses

Four nurses were honored by Emanuel Medical Center for their exceptional work during National Nurses Week.

May 24, 2013 | | Local


Customers can donate to Oklahoma disaster relief at Raley’s

Raley's customers can now support disaster relief efforts in the tornado-struck town of Moore during their stop at the local grocery store.

May 24, 2013 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Dry farming possible solution to irrigation woes

Although the technique of dry farming is centuries old, area farmers are reviving the seldom used practice in preparation for irrigation shortfalls.

May 24, 2013 | Jay Bhatia | Local


Memorial Day travel expected to dip slightly

Despite signs of a gradual economic recovery, uncertainty still lingers for Californians who are expected to be cautious in their travel spending this upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend.

May 24, 2013 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


No beaches? No problem

As California's number one export, tourism generated over $102.3 billion in direct spending in 2011 alone. Out of that sum, only $2.9 billion was spent in the Central Valley.

May 24, 2013 | Jay Bhatia | Local


Lemonade Day sweet success

The weather was perfect for selling lemonade on Saturday, and helping local youth understand the importance of giving back while learning business principles.

May 21, 2013 | Kristina Hacker | Local


West Nile season around the corner

With the peak of summer just around the corner, the threat of West Nile virus in Turlock could become a serious reality, experts say.

May 21, 2013 | Jay Bhatia | Local


Road Work Report

Caltrans has construction and closures planned for the following areas this week:

May 21, 2013 | | Local


Insurance agency turns 100, continues to give back to community

Name of business: Winton-Ireland Strom & Green

May 21, 2013 | Jay Bhatia | Local


Cancer center serves up sundaes for National Survivors Day Celebration

Emanuel Cancer Center will be celebrating National Cancer Survivors Day on May 30 with a day-long ice cream social for cancer survivors.

May 21, 2013 | | Local


COMMUNITY: SYTTENDE MAI

The Garborg and Solheim lodges of the Sons of Norway held their annual Syttende Mai (May 17) celebration on Saturday at Donnelly Park in honor of the Norwegian Constitution Day.

May 21, 2013 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Hundreds attend Safety Saturday event

Hilmar resident Jamie Carmona was one of the hundreds of parents who left the 3rd annual Safety Saturday event feeling a little more secure about the safety of her children.

May 21, 2013 | Nancy Angel | Local


Toaster sparks fire

An unattended toaster is to blame for a house fire that caused an estimated $10,000 in damage, according to the Turlock Fire Department.

May 21, 2013 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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Articles by Section - Local


Former Turlock Journal pressman, missionary celebrates 100th birthday

Duane Johnson is the last person to let his age get in the way. Having just celebrated his 100th birthday with over 50 friends this past weekend, the Turlock resident continues to view age as just a number.

October 21, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Local


New chapter for WSM

Although Westside Ministries founder JoLynn DiGrazia recently made the announcement that she will step down from her position as director, she assured guests at the organization's 30th anniversary party this past weekend that she is not going anywhere anytime soon.

October 21, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Local


The final chapter: Candidates’ stories take shape as Election Day approaches

Elections are largely about the narratives candidates tell according to Stephen Routh, professor and chair of the Politics Department at California State University, Stanislaus.

October 21, 2014 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


Turlock dairyman wins national trophy

Gilbert Teixeira was named the 73rd winner of the Klussendorf Trophy, the highest recognition given to a dairy cattle showman in the United States.

October 21, 2014 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Former SF Giants manager to make an appearance at Dick’s in Turlock

Dick's Sporting Goods may have nearly 600 stores in the country but there is only one Dusty Baker who will be appearing at the grand opening of Turlock's newest athletic store during Halloween weekend.

October 21, 2014 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


Pets saved due to donation of resuscitator

The donation of an animal resuscitator made by the Friends of Turlock Animal Shelter is credited with helping to save several pets that were in a recent Ceres house fire.

October 21, 2014 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Local


Planning approves new hotel on Lander Avenue

Visitors to Turlock will soon have another place in which to lay their heads after a request to modify and extend the construction of an 85 room Hampton Inn hotel on property adjacent to the Highway 99 Lander exit received anonymous approval from the Turlock Planning Commission on Thursday.

October 17, 2014 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


Jobs return to Turlock with new developments

City Hall was teeming with people recently but there wasn't a contentious public meeting or protest, rather hundreds of Turlockers seeking employment were attending a hiring fair.

October 17, 2014 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


Unemployment hits new low in county

For the first time since the onset of the Great Recession, the unemployment rate in Stanislaus County has dropped below 10 percent.

October 17, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Future of Larsa Hall hangs in the balance; nearby residents sued for $500,000

The longstanding tension between representatives of the Larsa Banquet Hall and neighboring Amethyst Way residents over the noise emanating from events at the hall is far from over as the next step to decide if the county planning commission will revoke the event center's license won't be taken for three to six more months.

October 16, 2014 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


Turlock woman ready to step into new life

The theme song from "The Wizard of Oz" tells us dreams come true over the rainbow, but Melinda Conley is hoping it's just over the arch - the St. Louis Arch to be exact.

October 16, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Local


20-30 Club’s annual wine tasting event to help keep kids warm this winter

While the local chapter of the 20-30 Club is devoted to raising funds for children in need that doesn't mean they don't have fun doing it.

October 16, 2014 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


Several Turlock roads slated for speed limit changes

Drivers may want to pay extra attention to the speedometers on their vehicles in upcoming weeks as the posted speed limits may be changing on several streets in Turlock.

October 16, 2014 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


European company establishes first American site in Central Valley

The United Kingdom based company Botanics & Organics, Inc. will lay roots for its first American venture in the Central Valley through a partnership between the Stanislaus Business Alliance and the City of Modesto.

October 16, 2014 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


Delhi little league is a home run among youth

Delhi parents and citizens have hit a home run among youth with their newly formulated Delhi Little League. This league, which is officially affiliated with Little League International, will give kids a chance to step up to the plate and hone their baseball skills.

October 16, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Local


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