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Vander Veen takes helm at Journal

A veteran of the newsroom, Hank Vander Veen, has joined the Turlock Journal as its new general manager.

April 06, 2012 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Jessica’s House offers grief support for children, families

Losing a loved one is tough at any age. But it's especially hard for children.

April 06, 2012 | Alex Cantatore | Local


Denham, Berryhill show support for local scouts

U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham (R – Atwater) and Assemblyman Bill Berryhill (R – Ceres) spoke at the eighth annual Turlock Friends of Scouting luncheon Tuesday, hosted by the Turlock Noon Rotary at the Turf Club.

April 03, 2012 | Alex Cantatore | Local


Local gymnasts qualify for regional competition

Six girls from Gymnastics Unlimited in Turlock have qualified for a regional competition on April 14.

April 03, 2012 | BY MACIE BENNETT TURLOCK JOURNAL | Local


Barbecue turns to fire call

A plan to barbecue a roast instead ignited a garage at a Turlock apartment complex Sunday afternoon.

April 03, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Drivers get some relief at pump

After a sudden surge, gas prices are beginning to level off.

April 03, 2012 | Alex Cantatore | Local


Dressed up for Easter

Students from Pitman High's home economics program sewed 30 dresses for donation to the Salvation Army in Turlock. The Kiwanis Club of Turlock bought the material from Cloth and Quilts in Turlock, at a discounted price.

April 03, 2012 | Jonathan McCorkell | Local


Volunteers rescue puppies from drainage pipe

Three abandoned puppies that had quite an adventure recently are now safe in foster homes and awaiting adoption thanks to local animal rescue volunteers and the efforts of Turlock and Merced vet clinics.

April 03, 2012 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Turlock lemonade hits the market

Have you heard the buzz?

April 03, 2012 | Alex Cantatore | Local


Growers could pay even more for water

An irrigation water price increase for Turlock Irrigation District growers may be steeper than previously proposed.

April 03, 2012 | Alex Cantatore | Local


Biggest Loser Turlock offers weekly weigh-ins, big pay off

Kristin Cooley was tired of looking at herself in the mirror. The wife and mother of two young children had dropped off in her fitness routine and did not like the results. She remembered what it felt like to be physically fit and the former college soccer player decided it was time to do something about it.

March 30, 2012 | Kristina Hacker | Local


New low-income complex underway, finally

Turlock broke ground on a long-anticipated low-income housing development Wednesday – a development which almost didn't happen.

March 30, 2012 | Alex Cantatore | Local


HAM fills gap in daytime homeless services

Turlock's new daytime homeless center has been an unmitigated success in its first month, but its operators are already looking ahead to a future of more services.

March 30, 2012 | Alex Cantatore | Local


Golden State Boulevard construction upcoming

The City of Turlock will resurface Golden State Boulevard from Crane Street to the southern Turlock city limits in the coming month.

March 30, 2012 | Alex Cantatore | Local


Fraternity hosts children’s fair at Columbia Park today

Columbia Park will be transformed into a children's health fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.

March 30, 2012 | Alex Cantatore | Local


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Kids learn about salmon at the fair

Sawyer Wilson, 3, and his sister Emily Wilson, 5, were just two of the many children who learned about the lifecycle of the salmon while making paint prints at the Stanislaus County Fair on Friday. Patrick Cuthbert of Fishbio helped the siblings with their craft project as part of a booth featuring the Salmonids in the Classroom program, a kindergarten through 12th grade program run through the Turlock Irrigation District and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.

July 18, 2014 | Kristina Hacker | Local


County unemployment unchanged

The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County remained at a steady rate between May and June, according to the latest report from the Employment Development Department.

July 18, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Baking not my forte

My fondest olfactory memories of childhood are of when my mom would bake cinnamon and sugar stuffed apples - yum! So when local chiropractor Dave Dubyak called me with a desperate need for apple pie contest entries, I decided it was time for my own house to be filled with the mouth-watering smells of cooked apples and my most favorite spice, cinnamon.

July 18, 2014 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Hot Rod Diner serves up classic fare and cars

Name of Business: Hot Rod Diner

July 17, 2014 | Frankie Tovar | Local


Raise a glass for a good cause

Buying a margarita from the Active 20-30 Club booth at the Stanislaus County Fair offers customers more than just a cold and delicious treat. The profits from the fair booth help the club give back to the community in a variety of ways, with their biggest project a Christmas shopping trip for underprivileged children.

July 17, 2014 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Study highlights drought's severe impact on ag, economy

"Pray for Rain" signs are a common sight on the country roads in Turlock and around the region, a visual reminder of local farmers' fears about the continued lack of precipitation. Although many are aware that California is in the midst of a drought - the third most severe on record - the consequences have not yet been fully realized here locally. A new report from the University of California, Davis Center for Watershed Sciences, however, paints a gruesome picture that cannot be ignored.

July 17, 2014 | Kristina Hacker | Local


TID proposal sparks debate on local water use

The drought that has encompassed the state in the past three years triggering heated discussions on the use of water resources was brought close to home on Tuesday at the Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors meeting.

July 15, 2014 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Local resident visits homeless with Water on Wheels

By mid-afternoon Saturday the sun was beating down on Turlock and most people were hiding from the heat in the comfort of their homes, relaxing on couches with their air conditioners pumping.

July 15, 2014 | Frankie Tovar | Local


Hughson grad wins Kansas guitar

Juliette Guiliacci and her father Dale left the Stanislaus County Fair on Saturday night with more than just memories. Juliette was the winner of the Kansas concert text contest, her prize: a signed guitar from the band.

July 15, 2014 | BY CANDY PADILLA Turlock Journal | Local


LCR to give away packs, host cactus festival

The Latino Community Roundtable will be distributing free backpacks for needy children of Stanislaus County at an Aug. 3 giveaway at the Ceres Flea Market on Whitmore Avenue, said Maggie Mejia.

July 15, 2014 | | Local


Lamps spark two house fires

Unattended lamps were responsible for igniting two house fires in Turlock over the last week.

July 15, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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