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Where the vets go

Before the 37,000 sq. ft. Stanislaus Veterans Center opened at 3500 Coffee Rd. in Modesto on April 21, veterans had no centralized home for the myriad services available to them.

May 30, 2017 | BY PAUL ROUPE Special to the Journal | Local


Charity makes local veterans a priority

When Smith Chevrolet-Cadillac co-owner Lee Smith came home from serving in the military during the Vietnam era, he and many other soldiers did not receive a warm welcome. Along with his brother and fellow co-owner Larry Smith, the Vietnam veteran has made it his mission to ensure those returning from war today and those who have fought in the past have access to services they need through the Turlock Veterans Charitable Trust, raising funds for local veteran organizations.

May 30, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock resident, officer honored for heroic deeds

The Turlock Police Department bestowed commendation awards to a police officer and a citizen for their quick actions taken during moments of great crisis.

May 30, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


WWII survivor, author to speak in Turlock

Hans Berger, a World War II survivor and author, will talk about his personal experiences escaping from the Nazis at a free presentation on June 7 at Covenant Village of Turlock.

May 30, 2017 | | Local


Beat the heat with shaved ice from Fancy Frost

Name of business: Fancy Frost

May 30, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


1,000 Flag Initiative off to good start

Turlock is looking a lot more patriotic these days - and it's not just because of the Memorial Day weekend. Old Glory can be seen flying in front of businesses, organizations and homes throughout Turlock - 315 of them in fact.

May 26, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Fire destroys vacant home in Turlock

A large blaze left a vacant home in the 100 block of Hedstrom Road significantly damaged Friday evening.

May 26, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Contestants vie for dairy princess title

Five young women will compete for the title of Dairy Princess during ceremonies at the upcoming District 6 Dairy Princess Contest. The event will be held June 15 at Our Lady of Assumption Hall in Turlock.

May 26, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Collision claims life of Turlock man

A Turlock man died at the scene of a collision with a power pole Thursday afternoon, the California Highway Patrol reported.

May 26, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Libraries offer educational, fun summer activities

Local branches of the Stanislaus County Library have a number special story times, book clubs, science-themed activities and crafting opportunities to keep all ages busy as summer vacation begins.

May 26, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


State health officials work on controlling norovirus outbreaks

A string of reported norovirus cases in California has state health officials working with local agencies to curb the outbreaks that have been occurring over the past few weeks.

May 26, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Trixie, Turlock’s four-legged visitor, finds her way home

Trixie, the Maltese mix who was found wandering in a parking lot in Turlock, is back home in Kentucky with her family after a nearly three-year absence.

May 26, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Safety concerns at skate park decrease as summer approaches

Despite problems with bullying, graffiti and other Municipal Code violations at the Brandon Koch Memorial Skate Park during its opening last August, conditions at the skaters' haven have improved significantly just in time for summer.

May 25, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Final farewell bid to community service officer

The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department, law enforcement from around the state, and the community at large gave a stately send off to Community Service Officer Raschel Johnson on Wednesday with a multitude of mourners in attendance.

May 25, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Hughson truck driver killed in Atwater crash

The truck driver killed when a tanker truck exploded in Atwater was identified as a Hughson resident, according to the California Highway Patrol.

May 25, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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House fire injures one in Turlock

A fire Sunday night at a two-story residence in Turlock sent one man to the hospital with burn injuries, the Turlock Fire Department reported.

July 10, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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