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Turlock Nursery library dedication

Turlock Nursery School honored retiring director Julie Johnson on Friday with the dedication of a Little Free Library outside of the school located on Grant Avenue.

June 02, 2017 | Candy Padilla | Local


Turlock promotes a familiar face to sergeant

If things had gone differently, Ramon Godoy might have found himself teaching the quadratic equation, rather than placing someone in handcuffs, but for the newly promoted Turlock Police sergeant, the choice couldn't have been easier.

June 02, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Personal trainers teach women how to pack a punch

As personal trainers, Nate Taylor and Alex Michael consider it their duty to help their clients look and feel their best. But, after noticing a disturbing trend taking place outside of the gym and out of the realm of their control, the pair decided to take it upon themselves to help women throughout the community feel safer in their day-to-day lives through the Women's Self-Defense Workshop and Bootcamp.

June 02, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Meal programs provide food security for students over summer

While for many summer vacation means non-stop fun, the lack of school for some students signifies three long months where the daily, nutritious meals provided by campus cafeterias are no longer available. To address this problem of food insecurity and hunger over the summer months, local school districts offer breakfast, lunch and in some cases, dinner, to students free of charge.

June 02, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY

The community of Turlock once again gathered at the city's cemetery on Monday to remember and honor those who paid the ultimate price while in service to their country at the annual Memorial Day ceremony co-hosted by the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars posts.

May 30, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


From the Navy to the streets

Bryan Morgan has had an interesting and difficult life since his birth in Oxfordshire, England almost 58 years ago, going from US Navy sailor to horse trainer to homeless father.

May 30, 2017 | Frankie Tovar | Local


Where the vets go

Before the 37,000 sq. ft. Stanislaus Veterans Center opened at 3500 Coffee Rd. in Modesto on April 21, veterans had no centralized home for the myriad services available to them.

May 30, 2017 | BY PAUL ROUPE Special to the Journal | Local


Charity makes local veterans a priority

When Smith Chevrolet-Cadillac co-owner Lee Smith came home from serving in the military during the Vietnam era, he and many other soldiers did not receive a warm welcome. Along with his brother and fellow co-owner Larry Smith, the Vietnam veteran has made it his mission to ensure those returning from war today and those who have fought in the past have access to services they need through the Turlock Veterans Charitable Trust, raising funds for local veteran organizations.

May 30, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock resident, officer honored for heroic deeds

The Turlock Police Department bestowed commendation awards to a police officer and a citizen for their quick actions taken during moments of great crisis.

May 30, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


WWII survivor, author to speak in Turlock

Hans Berger, a World War II survivor and author, will talk about his personal experiences escaping from the Nazis at a free presentation on June 7 at Covenant Village of Turlock.

May 30, 2017 | | Local


Beat the heat with shaved ice from Fancy Frost

Name of business: Fancy Frost

May 30, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


1,000 Flag Initiative off to good start

Turlock is looking a lot more patriotic these days - and it's not just because of the Memorial Day weekend. Old Glory can be seen flying in front of businesses, organizations and homes throughout Turlock - 315 of them in fact.

May 26, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Fire destroys vacant home in Turlock

A large blaze left a vacant home in the 100 block of Hedstrom Road significantly damaged Friday evening.

May 26, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Contestants vie for dairy princess title

Five young women will compete for the title of Dairy Princess during ceremonies at the upcoming District 6 Dairy Princess Contest. The event will be held June 15 at Our Lady of Assumption Hall in Turlock.

May 26, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Collision claims life of Turlock man

A Turlock man died at the scene of a collision with a power pole Thursday afternoon, the California Highway Patrol reported.

May 26, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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City to honor Vietnam veterans at July 2 ceremony

The City of Turlock, along with its Vietnam War Commemorative Partners, will host an event honoring those who served in Vietnam/ Vietnam Era July 2 ...

June 20, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


New Dairy Princess crowned

Makayla Toste of Newman was selected as the 2017 Dairy Princess for the California Milk Advisory Board's District 6. The crowning took place before ...

June 20, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Weather service issues Excessive Heat Warning; Flex Alert called

The triple-digit temperatures seen throughout California this week have put the state's power grid at risk, prompting the California Independent System Operator to call ...

June 20, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Grant will help TGM open doors

The Turlock Gospel Mission is expecting its year-round shelter to be open and operating by the time the temperature drops for winter, thanks to an ...

June 20, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


A friend indeed: Fundraising dinner planned for Turlock transplant families

Isela Scroggins, a hairstylist at Suddenly Perfect hair salon, is buoyant, bubbly and there is no way to tell, other than her laborious rising from ...

June 20, 2017 | BY PAUL ROUPE Turlock Journal | Local


Swimming in canal proves deadly for area resident

A Turlock man died Monday night after being found trapped underwater in a canal in a rural area of Turlock.

June 20, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Fruit becomes indulgent treat thanks to The Apple Chick

Name of business: The Apple Chick

June 20, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


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