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Police seek to curb problems at new skate park

A number of safety issues at the new Brandon Koch Memorial Skate Park, located in Donnelly Park, has prompted the Turlock Police Department to host two community meetings in an effort to educate local skaters and their parents on the park's rules and regulations.

September 13, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Tea and fashion to benefit Turlock library project

The effort to fund a new library in Turlock will come with a serving of tea this October.

September 09, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Carnegie memorializes life in Turlock

In honor of the Carnegie Arts Center's 100th anniversary, the organization held a dedication ceremony for the Carnegie Centennial Time Capsule on Friday. The time capsule holds a number of items chosen to represent what life in Turlock is like in 2016. The time capsule will stay sealed at the Carnegie until 2116, when, hopefully, a new generation of Turlockers will open it and see what's inside.

September 09, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock to commemorate 15th anniversary of 9-11

As the nation prepares to honor those who tragically lost their lives 15 years ago on Sept. 11, 2001 this Sunday, the Turlock community is invited to pay tribute locally with a patriotic run and remembrance ceremony.

September 09, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Design Solutions makes decorating easy

Type of Business: Interior retail and professional services

September 08, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


State brings back Property Tax Postponement Program

Senior citizens having trouble paying their property taxes may be eligible to postpone their payment through the reinstatement of an aid program through the State Controller's office.

September 08, 2016 | | Local


Sept. 11 remembrance ceremony

The Turlock fire and police departments will mark the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks with a memorial service at 8 a.m. Sunday.

September 08, 2016 | | Local


Veterans stand behind Kaepernick’s choice to kneel

As Colin Kaepernick continues his national anthem protest, one seemingly unlikely group is coming forward in support of the San Francisco 49ers second string quarterback – veterans who hope to show the country that his freedom to protest is exactly what they risked their lives to defend.

September 08, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock surpasses water conservation goal in July

Following the second month of eased water conservation standards, data released by the State Water Resources Control Board Wednesday revealed that some agencies throughout California have managed to maintain their water conservation ways, while others have reverted back to superfluous water usage.

September 08, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Fire chars garage in Turlock

The Turlock Fire Department responded to a fire early Sunday morning that was sparked by a malfunction in a refrigerator in the garage.

September 06, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock hasn’t turned its back on Kap

The recent controversy surrounding San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and his refusal to stand during the playing of the national anthem has led a swarm of media personnel straight to Turlock's doorstep, painting a vivid picture of our city for the rest of the world to see, however, the image that has been portrayed isn't an accurate one.

September 02, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Soaring Over Ripon

The biggest hot air balloon festival in the Central Valley - Soaring Over Ripon - lifts off Saturday and Sunday at 6 a.m. from Mistlin Sports Park.

September 02, 2016 | BY VINCE REMBULAT Turlock Journal | Local


Drought continues to impact ag revenue, jobs

While rain did finally fall last winter, the economic and agricultural impact of the previous four years of drought are still being felt, especially in the Central Valley, according to a recent report by UC Davis researchers. Those impacts include the loss of hundreds of millions of dollars in revenues, over 1,800 jobs and millions of acre feet in water supply.

September 02, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Workshop to discuss improving traffic safety in Turlock

A recent study found that Turlock has a higher rate of traffic incidents than many other similar sized cities in the state has prompted city officials to take a multi-pronged approach at making the roads in town safer for motorists and pedestrians, including an upcoming traffic safety public workshop.

September 01, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Shop Joy Dravecky finds new downtown home

Type of Business: Boutique

September 01, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


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God’s Closet accepting donations for children in need

Often when the seasons change, less fortunate children are left without clothes that fit them or protect them from the weather's elements. God's ...

September 23, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Invasive Asian Citrus Psyllids detected in San Joaquin County

Manteca will soon expand existing quarantine areas for Asian Citrus Psyllids after more of the invasive species known to carry an incurable citrus disease were ...

September 23, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


MedicAlert offering free services for autistic children

The MedicAlert Foundation and the Carlos Vierra Foundation are expanding a concept started in 2014 that will help families protect their autistic children with tendencies ...

September 23, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Diocese of Stockton submits bankruptcy plan

The Diocese of Stockton has filed a reorganization plan with the bankruptcy court that, if approved, will allocate $15 million to the more than two ...

September 23, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Generosity of spirit lives on after Turlock man’s passing

Adrian Martinez believes her brother made his exit from this world in the same fashion that he lived his life: giving to others.

September 23, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Fire ignites at Turlock apartment complex

Faulty wiring sparked a fire in a Turlock apartment Wednesday that was kept from spreading to adjoining buildings through a quick response from the Turlock ...

September 22, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Job fair to provide opportunities for veterans

Local residents looking for employment opportunities will have the chance to get hired come Sept. 29, as Balance Staffing is hosting a job fair with ...

September 22, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Former council member Palmberg will leave his mark on Turlock

Former Turlock City Council member Maurice Palmberg, a passionate advocate for the town and a proponent of planned growth, passed away on Sept. 13. Palmberg ...

September 22, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Turlock native lauded for role in ending San Bernardino terrorist attack

On Dec. 2, 2015, as the country stood affixed to the terrorist attack unfolding in San Bernardino, little did anyone in Turlock know that it ...

September 22, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Westside Ministries aims to keep kids warm with annual coat drive

Westside Ministries launched its annual Coats 4 Kids donations drive with a downtown dance party Thursday night in front of Carr's Cleaners. For over ...

September 22, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


EMC breast cancer event wants people to ‘say yes’ to regular screening

Lori Allen, host of the popular TV shows "Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta" and "Say Yes to the Dress: Bridesmaids" is the featured speaker ...

September 20, 2016 | | Local


Fires spark health concerns for Valley air

The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District has issued a Valley-wide health alert because of rising particulate matter from fires burning in California.

September 20, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Health experts suggest vaccines for flu season

Health officials around the nation and locally are heralding the oncoming influenza season and are recommending a flu vaccine as the best course of coverage.

September 20, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Former politician to bring public relations firm to Turlock

It was a combination of both her Hispanic heritage and things that she saw in her everyday life that made Virginia Madueno decide to create ...

September 20, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Local stars dance the night away

Some of Turlock's best hit the stage Saturday night, sashaying the night away as part of the third annual Dancing with the Turlock Stars ...

September 20, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


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