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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


Turlock Fire Department honors their own

The Turlock Fire Department took time Friday to honor some of the achievements and success of their personnel with a presentation of awards.

March 18, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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Flag retirement ceremony provides special moment for Girl Scouts

Denair Girl Scout Junior Troop 3102 received a lesson in patriotism Monday when the Denair Lions Club showed them how to properly retire flags. The ...

April 19, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Hilmar walks for a cure

Businesses, nonprofit organizations and families donned purple and walked around Hilmar High's track on Saturday in an effort to raise awareness and funds for ...

April 19, 2016 | Candy Padilla | Local


Turlock, state median home prices on the rise

This may be the "perfect storm" season for real estate, as average home sale prices are up locally and across the state, giving sellers a ...

April 19, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


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