Prodigal Sons and Daughters, the faith-based addiction recovery ministry located in Turlock, has launched an end of the year campaign in an effort to raise both awareness and support for the free services they provide. The campaign, "One Heart, One Mind, One Prayer," hopes to raise enough revenue to keep the organization's doors open for another year.
California State University, Stanislaus has one of the top 10 Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs in the United States. There are three reasons. First, the Director, Dr. Debra Tavernier, is an incredible leader due to her brilliance, passion and an unwavering commitment to excellence. Second, the faculty at the nursing school is second to none. Their practical experience, passion and commitment to excellence in education are unmatched. Each brings experience and expertise into the class room to ensure that students graduate prepared to start immediately as well trained Registered Nurses. The third and final reason the CSUS Nursing program ...
December 09, 2016|
BY JEFFREY LEWIS
Special to the Journal
With the arrival of the holiday season also comes the arrival of colder weather. To help those less fortunate who have no choice but to endure the chill without basic necessities such as shoes, socks and coats, local churches and businesses are getting into the spirit of giving and doing their part to make sure that no one in the community has to go without.
In war-torn Syria, 50 families are forced to flee their homes every hour of every day. Nearly 11 million Syrians have fled their homes since the outbreak of a civil war in 2011, and as families struggle to survive in their country's harsh conditions, many have made their way to the United States, and specifically, Turlock.
'There's no place like home for the holidays' - or so the 1954 Perry Como song says - and the Turlock Animal Shelter has the goal of finding a forever home for every dog and cat they have before Christmas. To help encourage potential pet owners to find their new companion this month, all adoption fees are 50 percent off.
Holiday cheer comes in many forms, but for two Turlock residents, the best way they know how to display it is through brilliant exhibits painstakingly put together over the course of months - all for the love of Christmas.
There's good news and bad news regarding the Monte Vista Avenue railroad crossing. The bad news is drivers will once again have to find alternate routes to reach Monte Vista Crossings, Highway 99 and other destinations west of Golden State Boulevard as Monte Vista Avenue will be closed Monday through Thursday next week for additional repairs over the railroad tracks.
With seasonal rains promoting the growth of wild mushrooms, California Department of Public Health Director and State Public Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith is reminding people that collecting and eating hazardous wild mushrooms can lead to serious illness and even death.
Following the success of Small Business Saturday, stores around town are giving shoppers even more incentive to shop local this Christmas with several holiday shopping events that not only support local organizations, but also provide a simple and nearby solution for purchasing gifts.
In years past, prospective pilots in Turlock had to travel to nearby cities like Modesto and Merced to receive flying lessons, but now, those interested in taking to the skies can learn how to do so at the Turlock Municipal Airport.
The two Los Angeles Police Department officers who began a trek up the state in honor of their fallen brethren finished their run Tuesday in Sacramento, but not before passing through Turlock with supporters running in tow.