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Open house at Public Safety Facility

The Turlock Police and Fire departments will host the ninth annual open house event on Saturday.

October 20, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


College students tackle library safety issues

Security concerns at the Turlock Public Library and Turlock Senior Center led a group of 14 Stanislaus State Criminal Justice students to work closely with the Turlock Police Department and library staff to find solutions that if implemented will make the area safer for everyone.

October 20, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local


Turlock couple honor memory of sons with benefit dinner

There is a photograph that Carolina and Jose Alfaro hold precious over many others. They treasure it not just because it is a reminder of a joyful Christmas or for the disarmingly cute faces of their three sons. It is held especially close to their heart because it is one of just a few photos of their entire family - taken at a time when all of their sons were alive.

October 20, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Court rules Turlock Sikh Temple takeover illegal

A Stanislaus Superior Court ruling found a group of Turlock Sikh Temple members acted illegally in taking control of the temple in June 2013.

October 20, 2015 | Kristina Hacker | Local


New name, same great cause

The former Active 20-30 Club has transitioned to Advancing Children of Turlock, but the club has the same goal of enriching the lives of local children.

October 20, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local


Cancer survivors unite for annual event

According to the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance, the probability that a woman will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer is greatest when she is between the ages of 55 and 64 years old.

October 16, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local


City of Turlock restricts outdoor watering to one day per week

With summer behind us, water conservation must continue. The City of Turlock will be enforcing the winter watering schedule, effective Nov. 1 through Feb. 28. This schedule restricts outdoor watering to one day per week. Even numbered addresses can only water on Saturday and odd numbered addresses can only water on Sunday. Watering is also prohibited between the hours of noon and 6 p.m.

October 16, 2015 | | Local


Groundwater Act focus of workshop

In an effort to inform the public on the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act and encourage all stakeholders to assume an active role in its local implementation, the Turlock Groundwater Basin Association will host its first public workshop later this month.

October 16, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Bishop leads cycling tour through Valley to raise awareness of human trafficking

David Rice, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin, and his cycling team are on a mission: to raise awareness and funds for local groups working to end human trafficking.

October 16, 2015 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Health officials warn of mosquito-borne illnesses in California

If the threat of West Nile Virus wasn't enough to scare people into dousing themselves with mosquito repellant, then state health officials have three new terrors to get the job done: dengue fever, chikungunya and yellow fever.

October 16, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Unemployment hits new low in county

Stanislaus County saw a drop in the unemployment rate for September, according to the latest numbers from the Employment Development Department.

October 16, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Local shop brings one of a kind jewelry to Main Street

Name of Business: Joy Dravecky Jewelry

October 15, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local


Another side of Unbroken’s story

Olympic distance runner Louis Zamperini survived a WWII plane crash, 47 days adrift in a raft, capture by the Japanese navy and a POW camp. The Oscar nominated movie "Unbroken," which is based on the book by Laura Hillenbrand, unfolds his story, and his son Luke continues to share it through his insight and perspective.

October 15, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local


TID concludes frugal irrigation season

Although the 2015 Turlock Irrigation District irrigation season is over, a select number of growers can still potentially take advantage of excess water, however, the district stressed that the amount of water available is minimal.

October 15, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local


TID to seek public input regarding revised water plan

In order to remain eligible for state water grants or loans, the Turlock Irrigation District began the process of updating its Agricultural Water Management Plan on Tuesday for the first time since its mandated adoption in 2012.

October 13, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local


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Turlock’s superheroes parade through downtown

Downtown Turlock was bursting with holiday spirit once again as the Turlock Downtown Christmas Parade made its way down Main Street on Friday night, with ...

December 02, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Former Journal sports editor honored at namesake tourney

It's been 22 years since Frank Godinez passed away, leaving behind a legacy of exceptional sports reporting in the town of Turlock. Often referred ...

December 02, 2016 | Frankie Tovar | Local


Annual awards ceremony in search of outstanding women

The Stanislaus County Commission for Women is searching the area for women who stand out from the crowd, whether it be through community service, inspirational ...

December 02, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Security fencing approved for Salvation Army

Amid safety concerns, The Salvation Army will construct a six-foot tall perimeter fence around their property following approval from the Turlock City Planning Commission Thursday ...

December 01, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Monte Vista Avenue railroad crossing reopens

Drivers now have a smooth ride over the railroad tracks on Monte Vista Avenue, as road repairs have been completed on the popular thoroughfare.

December 01, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


State records first flu death in person under 65 years

The California Department of Public Health is reporting the state has recorded the first flu-related fatality of a person under 65 years of age for ...

December 01, 2016 | | Local


Aspiranet, Starbucks host annual gift drive for foster youth

For the eighth year, community members will have the chance to give back while ordering their morning coffee thanks to a holiday gift drive for ...

December 01, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Local libraries offer holiday crafts, marionette show, literacy program in December

Community members are invited to enjoy a variety of free programs at the Turlock Library this December, beginning with the month-long Find the Grinch program ...

December 01, 2016 | | Local


Pizza Factory celebrates seven years in Turlock

Type of business: Pizza parlor

December 01, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


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