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Merced County feels impact of recent storms

Some of the Central Valley's most prominent political figures were given a bird's eye view of Merced County on Friday afternoon to see firsthand the overwhelming effects recent storms have had on the area.

February 10, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Brief break from rainy weather forecast for Turlock

While Turlock has been doused with showers this week, skies are expected to clear just in time for the weekend before a possible return to rainy weather Thursday, according to the National Weather Service.

February 10, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


International Rescue Committee to educate community on refugee crisis

In response to the ongoing deliberations surrounding President Donald Trump's travel ban, the International Rescue Committee office in Turlock hopes to inform the community on what the executive order means for the refugees they assist and how the public can help through an educational event.

February 10, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


United Samaritans spreads the love with Valentine's fundraiser

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, the United Samaritans Foundation has those who are still scrambling for the perfect gift covered with a monthlong fundraiser that gives them the opportunity to flood the yards of loved ones with bright red hearts.

February 09, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Cruelty alleged at Denair egg farm

The animal rights group Direct Action Everywhere is alleging a Denair egg producing farm that is promoted as a "certified humane" cage-free egg supplier was actually using practices that kept the hens in "horrific" conditions.

February 09, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Dancing duo turns lessons into a party

Type of business: Dance lessons

February 09, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


CDFA receives input on farm bill from local stakeholders

The California Department of Food and Agriculture kicked off a series of listening sessions with a stop in Modesto on Tuesday to receive input from local farmers, ranchers and stakeholders regarding what the State's priorities should be for the 2018 Farm Bill.

February 07, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


New developments underway in Turlock

There is an array of construction taking place around Turlock, leaving many curious as to when the new developments will be completed and what businesses or venues community members can expect to welcome.

February 07, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Camp Taylor to host Valentine fundraiser for children with heart disease

For 12-year-old Justice Van Dyke, Camp Taylor isn't just a place for children with heart disease such as herself to spend the summer. It's a feeling of belonging.

February 07, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Denair business owner hopes to stand again with community’s help

The ability to stand allows us to accomplish small tasks, such as reaching an item on a shelf and even participate in more significant moments, like looking into a loved one's eyes. For Denair business owner Jimmy Oliver, being able to stand once more is a dream he hopes to accomplish through the purchase of a standing wheelchair.

February 07, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Event to celebrate community’s female trailblazers

They say the neon lights are bright on Broadway, and Turlock residents will soon be able to see if that sentiment holds true while donating to a charitable cause. The inaugural Divas on Broadway event is set to celebrate the city's most influential women through an afternoon full of empowerment, complete with a luncheon and fashion show.

February 03, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Rental rates on the rise in Turlock

A recent report released by Apartment List, Inc. has revealed that cities across the nation have seen a year of lowered rent growth. Here in Turlock, however, rent rates have steadily risen since last year.

February 03, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Glow Red event motivates women to stay alive with heart healthy lifestyles

Over 300 women moved to the beat of the Bee Gees' "Stayin' Alive" during an event hosted by Emanuel Medical Center on Friday. It wasn't a disco revival, but instead a way for those in attendance at the Glow Red Luncheon in honor of National Wear Red Day to practice hands-only CPR at the right speed - at least 100 chest compressions per minute.

February 03, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Business blooms at The Flowery

Type of business: Floral boutique

February 02, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Survey shows statewide snowpack at 173 percent of average

What a difference a month can make.

February 02, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


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Kids learn good dental health habits

First Step Dental held its annual elementary school field trip day on Friday in celebration of Dental Health Month. Schools were invited to bring the ...

February 24, 2017 | BY CANDY PADILLA Turlock Journal | Local


EMC offers free seminar on colon cancer

Emanuel Medical Center is hosting a free seminar with a Stanford surgeon to promote colon cancer awareness.

February 24, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Outstanding women to be honored at annual event

There are countless outstanding women who call Stanislaus County home, but the County's Commission for Women plans to pay tribute to 12 that stand ...

February 24, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Tree, fence damage lead to Pedretti Park closure

Five years of drought followed by a historic wet and stormy winter has wreaked havoc on rivers, roads and forests throughout the region and state ...

February 24, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


In midst of historically wet year, officials hope to create more space in Don Pedro

After making a decision to open one of three controlled spillway gates at Don Pedro Reservoir for the first time in 20 years on Monday ...

February 23, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Cen Cal Detailing ready to go to the mats

Type of Business: Mobile auto detailer

February 23, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Libraries celebrate Dr. Seuss, Day of the Child

Iconic children's author Dr. Seuss will be honored through a number of events at local branches of the Stanislaus County Library throughout the month ...

February 23, 2017 | | Local


IRC event brings community together for refugees

Following questions from the community regarding President Donald Trump's executive order limiting travel into the United States, the International Rescue Committee office in Turlock ...

February 23, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


PG&E begins natural gas line testing in Turlock

Streets in Turlock's westside will be shut down tonight as Pacific Gas and Electric Company performs the first in a series of natural gas ...

February 23, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


World religious leaders, activists convene at regional meeting in Modesto

Nearly 700 faith leaders, grassroots organizers and community leaders from 12 countries gathered at Central Catholic High School in Modesto from Feb. 16 - 19 at ...

February 21, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock family finds hope with new spinal muscular atrophy drug treatment

The seven years of young Charleston "Cash" Goeppert's life have been marked by a lot of nevers - never taken his first step, never crawled ...

February 21, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Don Pedro spills amongst historic rainfall

California has been thirsting for water for years in the midst of a historic drought, but recent rainfall brought newfound fears of flooding to local ...

February 21, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Flames bring down former Almond Tree restaurant in Turlock

The thick, acrid smoke that swirled and billowed over parts of Turlock Tuesday came from a fire that burned down one of the city's ...

February 21, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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