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Program offers free drinking well assessments

Those living in Stanislaus County who rely on a well for their drinking water can now get a free well assessment.

January 05, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock braces for flooding as weekend storm approaches

Flooding is expected to occur city-wide this weekend as a severe storm that the City of Turlock said is "typically experienced only once in a decade" is forecasted to bring three to four inches of rainfall to Turlock.

January 05, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


It's crab feed season in Turlock

Grab your bib and butter warmer, it's crab feed season. Those looking to hop from event to event can support a number of causes while enjoying buckets-full of that winter seafood treat, crab legs.

January 03, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


First snow survey reveals below-average water content

As California faces what would mark the sixth year of one of the most severe droughts on record, the Department of Water Resources revealed a dire snapshot of water content Tuesday during the first manual measurement of the Sierra Nevada snowpack, which was found to be only 53 percent of the early-January average.

January 03, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Turlock seeing increasing development through infill projects

As Turlock heads into 2017, residential development is on the rise; however, the large, new subdivisions that have dominated building in the past are being replaced with more infill projects.

January 03, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Hilmar trap shoot fundraiser to benefit children’s hospital

Adequate healthcare is something that every child deserves, and Hilmar High School senior Ali Vieira is doing her part to make sure they have it through the organization of a trap shoot fundraiser, with all proceeds going to Valley Children's Hospital.

December 30, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Couples invited to say 'I do' at Valentine's Day wedding event planned for McHenry Mansion

What could be more romantic than getting married on Valentine's Day? How about sharing your special day with dozens of other engaged couples during the "Marriage at the Mansion" event in downtown Modesto.

December 30, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Pitman grad turned Marine watches over presidential helicopter

Pitman High School graduate Marcel Cruz always knew he wanted to travel one day - what he probably didn't expect was that his travel companion would end up being President Barack Obama.

December 30, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Fundraising event hopes to help ‘Save Stanislaus Libraries’

With a sales tax that funds libraries throughout Stanislaus County nearing expiration, a committee of library enthusiasts known as Save Stanislaus Libraries will sponsor a fundraising event in January that will raise awareness about a tax renewal up for consideration in November and enlighten others on how they can get involved.

December 30, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Turlock duo take health into own hands through plant-based diet

Our diets play an essential role in how bodies function, and can have a negative or positive impact on wellbeing depending on what we eat. In an effort to restore their health, vitality and overall quality of life, Turlock residents Tammy Jones and Sherri Villarreal took it upon themselves to change their eating habits and in turn, change their lives. Now, they are hoping to share their knowledge and teach others to "eat to live" through their series of Soon2bhealthy classes.

December 30, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


A last look at 2016

It's the last day of 2016 and it's hard to find the words to accurately summarize the events of the past 12 months in one end of the year article. However, no matter what your local or national political leanings are, or where you stand on the Turlock farmers market issue, the past year was definitely not boring.

December 30, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Downtown Turlock a popular spot for New Year’s Eve

Downtown Turlock has become a popular nightlife destination as of late, and this weekend's New Year's Eve festivities are expected to continue the trend as multiple locations plan to help the Turlock community ring in 2017.

December 29, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Schell’s Sport Shop finds niche with rare guns

Type of business: Full service gun shop

December 29, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Hilmar meetings to focus on optimizing dairy cow health

Characterized by dangerously low blood calcium levels in cows, subclinical hypocalcemia and its symptoms are not so apparent; however, the disease is still a real threat to herds, sparking a drastic reduction in dairy farm production. An animal health company and a professor who specializes in subclinical hypocalcemia are partnering together to equip dairy producers, veterinarians and nutritionists with the tools they need to mitigate the effects of hypocalcemia in cows with two upcoming dairy meetings in Hilmar.

December 29, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Turlock student’s singing victory provides for United Samaritans

Thanks to Turlock High School student Felisha Dias and her singing talent, the United Samaritans Foundation on Thursday morning received 2,700 pounds of Foster Farms chicken to help serve the community's less fortunate.

December 29, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


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Unemployment creeps up in final month of 2016

Job declines in three separate sectors spurred an increase in the unemployment rate in Stanislaus County for the month of December, according to the latest ...

January 20, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Flu activity on the rise in state, locally

One week after Stanislaus County recorded its first influenza-related death, local health officials announced the deaths of two more residents, while the California Department of ...

January 20, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Second annual fun run to honor life of Turlock woman

The parents of Kayla Bernardi, a graduate of Turlock High School who passed away after her battle with leukemia in 2015, will continue to embrace ...

January 19, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Save energy, water and money through efficiency programs

Turlock residents looking to save energy and conserve water with their next home improvement project may qualify for financing through the City of Turlock's ...

January 19, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


‘American Pickers’ looking to film in area

Collectibles gathering dust and taking up space in attics and garages around the Valley could soon have new life, as the History Channel show "American ...

January 19, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Study shows climate policies benefit Valley

Despite concerns regarding the economic and employment impacts of the state's climate policies, a new study says that the San Joaquin Valley is in ...

January 19, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Local doctor provides outpatient surgery in Turlock

Type of business: Orthopedic surgery

January 19, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Tune In and Tune Up set for Saturday

The San Joaquin Valley Air District is holding a Tune In and Tune Up event from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Stanislaus ...

January 17, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Awards program looks to honor area seniors

In an effort to recognize the county's most generous senior citizens, the Stanislaus County's 2017 Senior Awards are calling for nominations of those ...

January 17, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Local hookah lounge comes to grips with new law

In June of last year, a new, statewide law increased the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 years old, hoping to ...

January 17, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Girl Scouts kick off a century of cookie sales

It's that time of year again - the time to empty your pockets and fill your stomachs with irresistibly delicious Girl Scout cookies.

January 13, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


'The Cost of Raising a Child'

Raising a child is no easy task - or cheap. In a recent report released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, it is estimated that ...

January 13, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Diocese bankruptcy plan approved

The Diocese of Stockton announced this week that a judge has approved their bankruptcy plan, including the establishment of a $15 million trust for survivors ...

January 13, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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