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Longtime farmers market vendors say 'aloha'

After providing the Turlock community with fresh, organic produce for years, Ellie and Charley Fernandez of Ellie and Charley's Natural Garden are leaving their home at the Turlock Certified Farmers Market to enjoy retirement in Hawaii.

October 14, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Women leaders inspire, motivate at first annual round table breakfast

If there were ever a glass ceiling in Turlock, it was proven to be shattered Thursday morning at the inaugural Turlock Women's Leadership Round Table, as the city's most influential women gathered to talk about the successes and trials that come with being a female leader.

October 13, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Almond industry takes steps to reduce dust during harvest

It may not be possible to eliminate dust entirely during almond harvest season, but area farmers are still committed to improving air quality by using some new innovations that don't sacrifice production efficiency.

October 13, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Gusty winds, rain expected over weekend

The first storm of the season is set to hit today with strong winds and heavy rain forecast prompting the National Weather Service to issue warnings for most of Northern California, including the Central Valley.

October 13, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Donation bins generate unease among local thrift stores

After the appearance of numerous clothing collection bins around Turlock, local charities are raising concern that the for-profit companies behind them are taking money out of the community and into their own pockets.

October 13, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Grant will aid traffic safety, enforcement in Turlock

The effort to improve the overall safety while driving in Turlock is getting a boost from a newly acquired traffic grant for the Turlock Police Department.

October 13, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Amazon to add positions locally, nationally

Amazon today announced it is creating more than 120,000 seasonal positions across its U.S. network of fulfillment centers, sortation centers and customer service sites this holiday season. Last year, more than 14,000 seasonal positions were transitioned to regular, full-time roles after the holidays and the company expects to increase that number this year.

October 13, 2016 | | Local


Humble Beginnings takes barber from backyard to businessman

Type of business: Barbershop

October 13, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Hobby Lobby to be built in Turlock

Craft lovers of Turlock have a reason to celebrate, as Hobby Lobby will soon be bringing its arts and crafts expertise to Monte Vista Crossings.

October 11, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Local residents, businesses come together to give back

When Turlock resident Amie Prutch saw a need within the city, she decided to take matters into her own hands to help out.

October 11, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Local businesses highlight Presidential candidates

With the general election one month away, businesses in Turlock and surrounding areas are gearing up for the big day with presidential-themed tricks and treats.

October 07, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


'Creepy clown' scare comes to Turlock

The "creepy clown" craze that has sparked concern across the country has come to Turlock. Two girls were knocked down in a Turlock corn maze on Friday and scared by individuals wearing clown masks and a student's 'creepy clown' threat resulted in suspension.

October 07, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Downtown prepares for holiday shopping with Main Street Live

Local businesses are inviting the community to welcome fall and get ready for the holiday months with Main Street Live – a night filled with live entertainment, shopping and fine dining on the streets of Downtown Turlock.

October 06, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Barre Defined redefines the fitness experience

Type of business: Fitness studio

October 06, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Thrift store spared from flames

The Turlock Fire Department is investigating the cause of a fire that charred an outside storage unit at a local thrift shop.

October 06, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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Monte Vista Avenue railroad crossing reopens

Drivers now have a smooth ride over the railroad tracks on Monte Vista Avenue, as road repairs have been completed on the popular thoroughfare.

December 01, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


State records first flu death in person under 65 years

The California Department of Public Health is reporting the state has recorded the first flu-related fatality of a person under 65 years of age for ...

December 01, 2016 | | Local


Aspiranet, Starbucks host annual gift drive for foster youth

For the eighth year, community members will have the chance to give back while ordering their morning coffee thanks to a holiday gift drive for ...

December 01, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Local libraries offer holiday crafts, marionette show, literacy program in December

Community members are invited to enjoy a variety of free programs at the Turlock Library this December, beginning with the month-long Find the Grinch program ...

December 01, 2016 | | Local


Pizza Factory celebrates seven years in Turlock

Type of business: Pizza parlor

December 01, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Tree lighting for homicide victims

The District Attorney's Office Victim Services Program will sponsor the 19th Annual Lighting of the Homicide Victims' Memorial Tree and Candlelight Vigil at 6 ...

November 29, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Healthcare Hero: Renee Pimentel

If you do not know Renee Pimentel, you should. While not a household name she is a healthcare hero.

November 29, 2016 | BY JEFFREY LEWIS Special to the Journal | Local


Denair preparing for first annual tree lighting celebration

Towns across the country celebrate Christmas traditions annually, and this year, Denair hopes to begin one of its own with its first annual Christmas tree ...

November 29, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Don’s RV Center preparing to expand

Don's RV Center is set for expansion following the Stanislaus County Planning Commission's recent approval of the center's plans to create an ...

November 29, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Police department begins enforcement operations to curb collisions

The Turlock Police Department will be conducting a special traffic enforcement today around town in an ongoing effort to drive down the number of fatal ...

November 29, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock Chamber of Commerce eliminates CEO position

The Turlock Chamber of Commerce is restructuring its staff as the business organization looks to refocus its resources.

November 29, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


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