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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


Lancaster Painting gives back

Lancaster Painting has donated their time and services to worthy community members for the past seven years as part of their annual Paint It Forward event, and on Saturday, United Cerebral Palsy in Turlock received a colorful makeover thanks to a fresh and free coat of paint.

February 28, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Kids learn good dental health habits

First Step Dental held its annual elementary school field trip day on Friday in celebration of Dental Health Month. Schools were invited to bring the children so they can see what happens during a normal visit to the dentist's office. Knowing what will happen before they have their first dental appointment can prevent children from being scared of the dentist.

February 24, 2017 | BY CANDY PADILLA Turlock Journal | Local


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Turlock Chaplaincy to host annual Fun Run

Running is the perfect way to squeeze some exercise into your day, but it's even better when you are running for a good cause ...

March 24, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


County sees drop in unemployment

While 2017 started with an increase in unemployment, February has seen those numbers slightly fall.

March 24, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Still a free agent, Kaepernick’s job hunt influenced by the President

Turlock native and former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has been no stranger to headlines over the course of the past year, from refusing ...

March 24, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock Certified Farmers Market gets early start on season

Those looking forward to the fresh fruits and vegetables, locally made meats, cheeses and bakery treats found at the Turlock Certified Farmers Market won't ...

March 24, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Deli Delicious serves up fresh sandwiches

Type of business: Sandwich shop

March 23, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Hilmar, Turlock to come together for Relay for Life

It's time once again for community members to relay for a cure, as the internationally-known nonprofit American Cancer Society's signature event, Relay for ...

March 23, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Radio station fundraiser to benefit Salvation Army gym

While Salvation Army Advisory Board member Kristin Bettencourt's birthday is Friday, she isn't expecting any presents - at least for herself.

March 23, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


City to commemorate Vietnam Veterans Day

The City of Turlock will pay tribute to area Vietnam veterans with a special ceremony March 29 at the historic war cannon in Central Park ...

March 23, 2017 | | Local


Exchange program looking for families to host international students

Modesto resident Carol Berger thinks that the best way to learn about other cultures is to actually live with someone from another culture and foster ...

March 21, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Stanislaus County lags in tobacco prevention efforts

Turlock and the other cities in Stanislaus County continue to score poorly in the American Lung Association's annual report measuring the state of tobacco ...

March 21, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


New banquet hall in the works

A desire to bring an elegant, affordable banquet hall to the west side of Turlock inspired Raja Singh to begin plans for Mirage Banquet Hall ...

March 21, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


TID to provide plenty of water for local growers this year

After five years of severe drought conditions, the Tuolumne River Watershed is in the midst of one of the wettest years on record. What this ...

March 21, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Tornado scare rolls through Turlock

Springtime in the Central Valley is no stranger to rain, but Tuesday afternoon Turlock residents were on the lookout for a different force of Mother ...

March 21, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Downtown farmers market under new leadership, moving to Thursday nights

The Turlock Downtown Farmers Market is starting the 2017 season under a new name-Central Park Market Turlock - along with a new operator and is ...

March 20, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


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