Stanislaus County's unemployment rate saw another slight increase in July, with an estimated 3,400 jobs lost during the month according to the latest figures from the Economic Development Department.
Chuck Hodges has lived a full life. He is a two-time Army veteran -Korea and Vietnam. He has held down numerous jobs in his life from dish washer, to garbage collector and truck driver. Now, at the age of 81, he no longer works, but enjoys fishing, bowling and dancing.
Californians are spending more time volunteering for causes they believe in, according to a report released by The Corporation for National and Community Service. The total number of volunteer hours increased by 27 million hours from 2009 to 2010.
The Turlock Journal is working on a special 9/11 issue and would like to include stories from our readers. What are your recollections from that day? Where were you when you first heard the news? What memories still stand out for you? W
The extended candidate filing period for the Nov. 8 Consolidated District Election drew to a close on Wednesday, with five local races qualifying for the election ballot.
The Turlock Irrigation District announced Wednesday that it plans to extend the irrigation season by two weeks. The irrigation season will now extend to Nov. 2, and the last day for growers to place an order is Oct. 30.
The West Side Health Care Advisory Task force kicked off their annual Healthy Choices Summit with a weigh in ceremony on a giant scale. Teams of 10 participants stood together on the scale to calculate their overall weight. The teams will exercise and make healthy eating choices over the next eight weeks to drop pounds and compete for the title of "Biggest Loser."
Consumers are seeing some price relief at the gasoline pump, but prices are still up compared to last month, according to AAA Northern California's monthly report.
A new federal grant will allow the Livingston Medical Group to open a new medical facility in Hilmar, expected to provide medical care for 4,500 new patients.
After years of meetings, negotiations and public workshops, the Turlock City Council at their July 26 meeting approved a zoning area where homeless shelters are allowed.
Brenda Athletic Clubs is hoping to make the life of at least one very sick child in Stanislaus County a little bit better by helping to grant a wish.
A collision between two vehicles in the outskirts of Turlock killed an 87-year-old woman Saturday.
Riding the bus just became easier in Stanislaus County.
A Turlock woman escaped unharmed a fire in her apartment that started behind her stove.
The man killed while walking along the railroad tracks in Hughson has been identified by the Stanislaus County Coroner's Office as Ryan Ling, 26.
The old Hollywood Video storefront on Geer Road will no longer be vacant following the grand opening of a new Dollar General store this Saturday. With free prizes and special deals, the grand opening of Dollar General is sure to draw in scores of community members looking for great giveaways. According to the company, the first 50 adult shoppers at the store will receive $10 Dollar General gift cards while the first 200 ...
The 15th annual Festival of Lights brought in hundreds of community members to witness the lighting of the community Christmas tree in Central Park, an event that symbolizes the beginning of the holiday season in Turlock. The lighting generated a surge in applause before the crowd disbursed to browse in downtown shops, such as Vintage Market which was teeming with customers purchasing Christmas themed items. Vendors lined the streets selling food and items to ...
As crowds rushed to big-box stores for door buster deals following their Thanksgiving meal for Black Friday, many local shop owners were preparing for their own shopping holiday – Small Business Saturday. The holiday, first observed in 2010, brings focus back to local businesses with hopes to lead consumers to the roots of their towns by helping mom and pop stores across the nation. Primarily promoted by mega-financial service American Express, television advertisements ...
'Tis the season for winter sports, including ice skating, and now locals won't have to drive out of town to test their skills on the slippery surface as locals Ron and Karen Macedo have made ice skating in Turlock a reality. It was a long time coming - process that has been in the works since January- but on Friday R.A.M Farms launched Fields of Ice, a seasonal skating rink and Christmas tree ...
Magic is the theme of this holiday month at the Turlock Library. The month begins with a Grinch hunt that will run from Dec. 2-31. Small prizes will be given to children who are able to find the Grinch's hiding place in the library. Customers are invited to attend a Book Club discussion at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 4. December's book is "In the Lake of the Woods" by Tim O'Brien. The library finishes off ...
Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Bradley J. Souza graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Souza is ...