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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

Free mammograms at EMC

With a $20,000 grant from the Bill and Elise Ahlem Cancer Endowment, Emanuel Cancer Center will provide free mammograms for uninsured and underinsured women.

October 06, 2016 | | Local

Increased water use statewide could lead to stricter conservation standards

The State Water Resources Control Board announced Wednesday that regulators are contemplating a return to state-mandated conservation standards as early as next year after urban suppliers slipped in water savings in August.

October 06, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local

Mother, daughter promote breast cancer awareness with matching Mustangs

After losing several family members to the disease, Turlock resident Sarah Fox knows the importance of raising breast cancer awareness. She and her young daughter, Cheyenne, proudly own matching pink Ford Mustangs (one real, one toy) in an effort to jumpstart conversations about breast cancer.

October 06, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local

Turlock Family Resource Center readies for annual Fall Festival

Aspiranet's Turlock Family Resource Center will promote the health and well-being of the community and those who live in it Thursday with family-friendly activities and invaluable information about available resources at their third annual Fall Festival.

October 04, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local

Computer Tutor offering free opportunity to get employed

For 13 years, Computer Tutor Business and Technical Institute has offered the public a free and easy way to get employed through their government-funded work experience program. This year, the institute has a number of grants to hand out to the public once again.

October 04, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local

Carnegie Lecture Series: Importance of Reading Aloud

The Carnegie Arts Center will present the first of the Fall 2016 Sunday Arts Lecture Series at 2 p.m. Oct. 9. In conjunction with the new exhibition in the Carnegie's main gallery, "Childhood Classics: 100 Years of Original Illustration from the Art Kandy Collection," lectures this fall will cover many areas associated with children's books and illustration art.

October 04, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local

Turlock seniors medal in CyberCyle competition

Seniors living at Covenant Village of Turlock continue to cycle and compete their way to better health. In the spirit of the U.S. Summer Olympic Games, 17 residents participated in the community's third, national competition using the CyberCycle, an interactive recumbent bike that uses virtual environments, video game features, group rides, and the spirit of healthy competition to motivate riders. The team competed against 144 other virtual CyberCycle riders at 18 retirement communities nationwide and earned medals for completing individual courses or stage race courses in the fastest times.

October 04, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local

Women leaders gather to talk at first annual round table breakfast

The Turlock Journal is hosting an inaugural event that will bring women from varying positions and experiences together for a conversation about what it means to be a woman in leadership.

October 04, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

October 13, 2016 | | Local

Humble Beginnings takes barber from backyard to businessman

Type of business: Barbershop

October 13, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local

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