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Halloween events offer holiday fun in Turlock

Halloween is right around the corner, and Turlock is gearing up for the holiday with a variety of spooky events around town.

October 28, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


‘Creepy clowns’ a concern this Halloween

With Halloween approaching both the Turlock Unified School District and the Turlock Police Department are keeping a watchful eye out for any "creepy clowns" or other suspicious incidents that seemed aimed at scaring the city's younger residents.

October 28, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Heavy rainfall causes flooding around Turlock

The first big storm of the season hit Turlock Friday morning, resulting in flooded streets and at least one downed tree.

October 28, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Straight Up Mixology brings the party to your doorstep

Type of business: Mobile bartending service

October 27, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Shop the Blocks event aims to spark holiday spirit

Every November, the shops that line downtownTurlock's streets transform their interiors into holiday storefronts in anticipation for Christmas shoppers. Typically known as the holiday open house, the Downtown Turlock Merchant Alliance has switched things up this year, with 13 businesses coming together for a Shop the Blocks event that will celebrate the quickly-approaching holidays and their retail cheer.

October 27, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock Lions Clubs conduct vision screenings for over 1,000 students

All it took was seconds for Turlock Lions Club and Turlock 12:10 Lions Club members to identify possible vision problems for each kindergarten student at Julien Elementary School Wednesday morning.

October 27, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Local women launch online community events calendar

As active community members, Turlock residents Alison Cox and Hilary Smith Callis wanted to create a platform for the city to share and promote its events. This led the pair to launch HeyTurlock – an online calendar that aims to be the go-to website for those curious about Turlock happenings.

October 27, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Toddler’s death ruled accidental

An autopsy on the 3-year-old boy found in a Delhi canal has ruled the child's death as an accidental drowning, according to the Merced County Sheriff's Department.

October 27, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Holidays provide chance to get employed

The holidays often provide a surge in the economy thanks to shoppers hitting the aisles in search of the perfect gift, but they also offer those looking for a job or hoping to earn some extra cash the opportunity to do so thanks to seasonal positions that open up during the most joyous time of year.

October 25, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Supermarket’s CARES program raises $5,000 for United Samaritans

When it comes to giving back, Turlock's local Save Mart Supermarkets put their money where their mouths are. Store managers Tony DeWinkle (Geer Road location) and Evo Silva (Lander Avenue location) presented the United Samaritans Foundation with a $5,000 check on Monday on behalf of Save Mart CARES.

October 25, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Hilmar collision kills one

A solo vehicle crash in Hilmar Friday night claimed the life of a Newman man.

October 25, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Coalition asks TID to help fund exhibits at new science center

The California Farm Water Coalition is hoping that the Turlock Irrigation District will help fund its commitment to build four interactive exhibits at Sacramento's Powerhouse Science Center in an effort to educate consumers throughout the state about the importance of agriculture.

October 25, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Man killed on Hughson tracks identified as transient

Officials are unsure why a 28-year-old man didn't get out of the way of an approaching Amtrak train on the afternoon of Oct. 19, south of Hughson to avoid being killed.

October 25, 2016 | | Local


Toddler found deceased in Delhi canal

The Merced County Sheriff's Department found the body of a missing 3-year-old boy in a Delhi canal Monday afternoon, nearly 48 hours after he was reported missing.

October 25, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Search continues in Delhi for missing toddler

The Merced County Sheriff's Department is concentrating their search for a missing 3-year-old boy in a canal behind the toddler's grandmother's house in Delhi.

October 24, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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Monte Vista Crossings: Over 16 years of development brings top shopping center to Turlock

Since its development began at the start of the new millennium, Turlockers have known Monte Vista Crossings as the city's shopping epicenter. From pet ...

November 25, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Man struck by train identified

The man struck and killed by a train Nov. 18 has been identified as a Turlock resident.

November 25, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


EMC honored for philanthropy

Emanuel Medical Center has received a 2016 National Philanthropy Day award from the Yosemite Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals for its charitable contributions ...

November 25, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Fire damages Turlock residence

The Turlock Fire Department is investigating the cause of a fire that severely damaged a residence Monday evening.

November 25, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Small Business Saturday promotes inner-city growth

Big box department stores reap the benefits of Black Friday annually, but Turlock residents hit the aisles and racks of local stores just as eagerly ...

November 25, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Make-A-Wish grants Turlock teen’s wish to see the Fighting Irish

Andrew "AJ" Perez has wanted to attend a Notre Dame football game since he was six years old. This previous weekend, that long-awaited dream became ...

November 25, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Kitchen fire re-ignites in attic of Turlock home

A kitchen fire that residents believed had been put out re-ignited Friday night, causing damage to the attic of the Turlock home, the Turlock Fire ...

November 22, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Golf cart sparks fire at Turlock home

A vehicle fire of a golf cart sparked a fire that damaged a fence and one Turlock residence, but quick actions kept it from spreading ...

November 22, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Cost of thanksgiving feast sees slight decrease

The American Farm Bureau Federation's 31st annual informal price survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost ...

November 22, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


CanTree helps provide for families in need

The holidays are a season full of giving, and since 1982 the Turlock Christmas CanTree Project has contributed to the city's efforts of making ...

November 22, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Dubyak Family Chiropractic crowns pie contest winner

Jeanna Pritt's granddaughter, Madison Slifert, doesn't bake often, but that didn't stop her from entering the Dubyak Family Chiropractic annual pumpkin pie ...

November 22, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock Gospel Mission, La Mo offering Thanksgiving lunch for those in need

The Thanksgiving feast that the Turlock Gospel Mission holds each year for those Turlock residents in need will get a twist this year thanks to ...

November 22, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Dry winter forecast for TID service area

While the month of October helped this year's water year get off to a good start with above-average precipitation in the Tuolumne River Watershed ...

November 22, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Community pays respect to fallen deputy

Stanislaus County Sheriff's Deputy Dennis Wallace, 53, was laid to rest Tuesday in a service that drew thousands of mourners from near and far ...

November 22, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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