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CSU system, Conference of Bishops take a stand against immigration policies

Leaders in the realms of both education and religion are speaking out against the newest immigration policies laid out by President Donald Trump.

March 03, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


‘Al Bar’ pays tribute to Turlock police chaplain

For many years every swearing-in and promotion ceremony at the Turlock Police Department had certain elements that could be counted on: Someone would have some glowing words to say about the honoree, a badge would be pinned on by a loved one, an oath would be taken and a chocolate bar would be doled out from Rev. Al Opdyke.

March 03, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Former Giant talks unity, trust at annual prayer breakfast

Residents of Turlock arose bright and early Friday morning for the 24th annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast, where former San Francisco Giants pitcher Jeremy Affeldt joined Mayor Gary Soiseth in emphasizing the importance of trust and unity within the community.

March 03, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Unemployment rate grows in Stanislaus County

The first of the year brought a slight increase to the ranks of unemployed people in Stanislaus County, according to the latest release from the Employment Development Department.

March 03, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Northeast Turlock neighbors protest new development

The Turlock Planning Commission approved a Fitzpatrick Homes project on Thursday to build 20 single-family homes on the southeast corner of North Johnson Road and East Tuolumne Road, despite numerous complaints from neighboring residents.

March 02, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Workshop to give local businesses a glimpse into the world of exporting

An international trade workshop in Hughson next week hopes to provide a boost to the local economy through providing resources to small business owners looking to export their products.

March 02, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Cleaning company looks to restore carpets, ASAP

Type of business: Mobile carpet cleaner

March 02, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Season ends with far less burn restrictions

The 14th winter of the Valley's residential wood-burning program ended with record improvement in air quality.

March 02, 2017 | | Local


Rack Room Shoes opens in Turlock

Turlock shoppers can now add one more destination to their checklist of stores, as family footwear retailer Rack Room Shoes opened its doors on Thursday.

March 02, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


TID considers 48-inch irrigation cap for 2017

With what officials are calling the wettest year on record for the Tuolumne River Watershed, the Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors will consider a 48-inch irrigation cap for the 2017 irrigation season, which could begin as early as the end of this month.

February 28, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Red Cross closes shelter at Stanislaus County Fairgrounds

The Turlock Turf Club is known as the place to go around the region for horse racing entertainment, but for the past 10 days the Turf Club was also a place of refuge for those fleeing recent flooding.

February 28, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


PETA offers assistance to Delhi after pig murdered

The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals organization is hoping to sway Delhi High School away from using animals on the campus in the wake of a brutal torture and killing of a pig used for the FFA program.

February 28, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Almond Board commits $4.7 million to research

On a day that marked both National Almond Day and National Innovation Day, it was only fitting that the Almond Board of California celebrated the occasion with a $4.7 million commitment to 82 independent, third-party research projects exploring next-generation farming and sustainability practices.

February 28, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


PG&E raises electric rates, implements High Usage Surcharge

Residential Pacific Gas and Electric Company customers will see a 2.1 percent increase on their electric bills in March.

February 28, 2017 | | Local


Jessica’s House group provides support after child loss

In the aftermath of pregnancy or infant loss, it is all-too-easy to feel hopeless and alone. Knowing this, HeartStrings at Jessica's House hopes to smooth the road to recovery for mothers and families by providing solace, companionship and coping mechanisms to combat the painful and emotional impact resulting from the loss of a child.

February 28, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


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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


Spring homebuyers face lack of listings in Turlock, statewide

Spring is the season of new beginnings, but while there may be fresh flowers blooming around the city, new home listings in Turlock and around ...

April 21, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


STRUMMING THE DAY AWAY

The grass is green and the music is blue out at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds where the California Bluegrass Association is holding their spring campout ...

April 20, 2017 | Candy Padilla | Local


Filipino cuisine rolls into Turlock

Name of business: Rolls on Wheels

April 20, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


California, nation fall short on Infrastructure Report Card

Although many Californians are decrying the legislature for passing a transportation plan that includes new gas taxes and vehicle fees, there's no argument that ...

April 20, 2017 | | Local


Marathon moms run race in honor of late husbands

It rained, it poured and then it rained some more, but at the Big D Marathon in Dallas, Texas, Amy Harmon, Jessica MacDavid and Kari ...

April 20, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock Fire adds new engines to fleet

The Turlock Fire Department held the official dedication Thursday morning for the Rosenbauer Engines 32 and 34, becoming the most state-of-the-art firefighting engines to join ...

April 20, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Farmers market season is here

The area's agricultural bounty and craftsmanship will soon be on display as the Turlock Certified Farmers Market opens for its eighth consecutive season on ...

April 20, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


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