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Health department issues warning on Zika virus

Even though the weather has turned colder and there are fewer mosquitos flying around, the Zika virus remains a serious public health concern in California.

December 26, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Southwestern chain howls into Turlock

Name of business: Dos Coyotes Border Café

December 26, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Church program helps with overcoming grief

The grief of losing a loved one comes in many forms, but for some, sharing that pain with others who have gone through similar experiences can help ease the heartache. For the past 10 years, Hilmar Covenant Church has provided a safe space where those who may be grieving can share their stories through GriefShare – a 13-week program for adults mourning the loss of someone close to them.

December 22, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Pounding in the New Year

Every December, the Livingston United Methodist Church brings in hundreds of community members and volunteers for its annual Mochi Tsuki ceremony, a Japanese New Year's tradition that requires many hours of physical labor for the pounding of rice cakes.

December 22, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Turlock comes together

Turlock Together's trademark blue barrels slowly disappeared from their locations at schools, fire stations and businesses around the city over the past week, as hundreds of volunteers worked tirelessly to sort, package and prepare for today's big event: distribution day.

December 22, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock soldier dies in Iraq

A 20-year-old Turlock man serving in the U.S. Army died Wednesday in Iraq, according to the news release from the Department of Defense.

December 22, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Man dies after falling from moving vehicle

The Turlock Police Department is investigating the death of a Hilmar man who died in Turlock Thursday night after falling from a moving vehicle.

December 22, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Victim identified in fatal collision

Authorities have identified the 29-year-old man who lost his life Tuesday morning in a two-vehicle collision on Golden State Boulevard.

December 21, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


104 years young

Frances Stewart celebrated her 104th birthday on Friday at Main West Nursing and Rehab Center. Turlock Mayor Gary Soiseth stopped by to wish her happy birthday and give her flowers. Stewart was born in Arkansas and moved to California when she was 54 years old. Her family first settled in Indo, and later moved to Delhi. She and her husband have seven children and several grandchildren. She has out lived her husband, whom she lost 45 years ago. She has also outlived two of her children. She attributes her longevity to working hard and not worrying. Frances attended school through ...

December 19, 2017 | Candy Padilla | Local


Dance studio icon recognized for achievements

For over 30 years, local dance company Backstage Academy of Dance has brought the classic Christmas tale of "The Nutcracker" to life, with dancers of all ages performing what has become a holiday tradition in Turlock. Following the final performance of this year's production on Sunday, Backstage Director Kristi Garcia was presented with certificates of recognition from local legislators for her decades of commitment to teaching youth the art of dance.

December 19, 2017 | | Local


Festival of Lights shines in Turlock

Downtown Turlock once again played host to a public Chanukah celebration and Menorah lighting on Tuesday.

December 19, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Turlock to hold homeless persons memorial

Members of the Turlock community will gather on Thursday - the longest night of the year - to memorialize those who have passed away while homeless.

December 19, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Christmas train returns to Oxford Court

The Oxford Court Christmas Train is back in town after a two-year hiatus, giving longtime fans of Turlock's beloved holiday tradition reason to celebrate.

December 19, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


SHERIFF CANDIDATE GIVES BACK

Stanislaus County sheriff candidate Juan Alanis, his daughter Kayla Yager and wife Barbara Alanis collected toys for Turlock Together and Jessica's House at Carnivore's BBQ Sandwich Shop on Monday night. The toy drive was the second such event Alanis has hosted during his campaign; the group was able to collect about 80 toys for the Modesto Family Justice Center recently as well.

December 19, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Meshy Me Wreaths helps locals customize their doors

Name of business: Meshy Me Wreaths

December 19, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


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Turlock restaurant remembers Barbara Bush

While the nation mourned the passing of Barbara Bush this week, a Turlock restaurant had its own special tribute to the snowy-haired first lady.

April 20, 2018 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Garden tour to feature English manor, school garden

The Turlock Garden Club is inviting the public to come "gawk" at their horticultural efforts during the club's annual garden tour.

April 20, 2018 | | Local


Valley air among worst in nation

Stanislaus County residents continue to breathe some of the worst air in the nation, according to the American Lung Association's State of the Air ...

April 20, 2018 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Local designers, artisans transform Turlock home

As the finishing touches were being put on the first-ever Carnegie Arts Designer Show House before the Opening Night Gala on Friday, eight of the ...

April 20, 2018 | Kristina Hacker | Local


PizzaRev heats up Turlock

Name of business: PizzaRev

April 17, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local


Painting It Forward

Every year Lancaster Painting has a Paint It Forward contest where community members are able to nominate a person or organization who is in need ...

April 17, 2018 | Candy Padilla | Local


New Emanuel CEO shakes up patient care

In the center of Emanuel Medical Center's busy emergency department nurses' station is a cubicle for Lani Dickinson. The hospital's interim CEO often ...

April 17, 2018 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Turlock mourns loss of former mayor

Flags across Turlock were flown at half mast early this week in honor of former mayor Dale Pinkney, who died Saturday at the age of ...

April 17, 2018 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Foster youth receive new kitchen thanks to Lowe’s

Fourteen years ago, Joseph Koncel was a young man staying in Aspiranet's short-term residential treatment program in the Smith House, unsure about his future ...

April 13, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local


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