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My own 'butterfly factory'

I have been "into" butterflies for at least 15 years now. My yard is filled with plants that attract them. I have learned to identify the ones commonly seen here. These include Cabbage Whites, Western Tiger Swallowtails, Buckeyes and Fiery Skippers.

November 03, 2015 | BY LINDA FRUGE Community contributor | Local


Don Pedro to honor veterans with free admission, camping

Don Pedro Recreation Agency will offer free admission and camping for all active United States military personnel, veterans and their families beginning on Thursday in honor of Veteran's Day.

November 03, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Fire fighters battle semi truck blaze

A truck driver bedding down for the night in his sleeper compartment had to make a quick exit from his semi truck when it caught on fire.

November 03, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Have your cupcake and eat it, too

The Bell Real Estate Cycling club is hosting its fourth annual "Eat Cupcakes Kids Get Bikes" event that allows for guilt-free dessert indulgence and the opportunity for underprivileged children to get a bicycle during the holiday season.

November 03, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local


Kiwanis donate pumpkins to students

For over 25 years, the Kiwanis Club of Greater Turlock has donated hundreds of pumpkins to Cunningham Elementary School just in time for Halloween. This year, member Larry DeBoara said that the club supplied approximately 700 pumpkins from RAM Farms to students in first through sixth grade in order to "give these kids a chance to have a pumpkin when maybe they can't afford it at home." As owner of RAM Farms, Ron Macedo said that he has provided the pumpkins for the past decade for to "allow all kids to take part in Halloween."

October 30, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Tips to keep kids safe on Halloween

Before children don their superhero capes, princess tutus or vampire teeth for Halloween this year, the American Red Cross is offering some safety tips to help parents and guardians ensure the safety of their trick-or-treater as they venture through neighborhoods in search of candy.

October 30, 2015 | | Local


Partnership to explore groundwater recharge on almond orchards

The Almond Board of California and Sustainable Conservation have joined ranks to determine the groundwater recharge potential of California's one million acres of almond orchards through grower field trials, research and geological studies.

October 30, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Dentists to exchange Halloween candy for cash

Trick-or-treaters who would rather get money than cavities from their Halloween candy this year will not only have the opportunity to sell their candy to two dental offices during candy buy-back events, but also help out troops overseas.

October 30, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Pumpkins, people and pups

Brothers James and Joseph Lynch picked out their perfect pumpkins at R.A.M. Farms just in time for Halloween.

October 29, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local


Family focused on creating positive dining experience

Name of Business: Strings Italian Café

October 29, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local


Women’s Symposium on challenges in the workplace

The first Business Women's Symposium scheduled for Nov. 5 in Modesto, aims to present attendees with insights, inspirations and motivational ideas from successful business and educational leaders.

October 29, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local


Wood-burning restrictions return for another season

The annual cold weather air pollution control program, Check Before You Burn, is slated to return Sunday.

October 29, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Insect known to host fatal citrus disease found in Turlock

The California Department of Food and Agriculture will soon quarantine a portion of Turlock after an invasive species known to carry an incurable citrus disease was found earlier this week within city limits.

October 29, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Turlock church offers support for those with addicted loved ones

The outreach minister for the Turlock Church of Christ has taken a pressing issue of Turlock head on by speaking with numerous gateway figures throughout the community including the mayor, the police chief, the fire chief, city manager and many churches to come up with a group that is centered for people or families affected by a loved one facing addiction.

October 27, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local


Pancakes with a side of goodwill

On many occasions Dorothy and Bob Steeley have been supporters of the annual Denair Lions' Pancake Breakfast. The couple has gladly handed over donations for tasty pancakes coming off the griddle, and never once did they ever think they would be the benefit of the club's annual outreach of goodwill.

October 27, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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Country artist Easton Corbin joins Fair line-up

It's "About to Get Real" at the Stanislaus County Fair as it gets ready to "Roll With" Easton Corbin.

February 23, 2018 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


St. Patrick’s Day and tax preparation pointers highlight March library events

Leprechauns, taxes and clouds will be among the March discussions and events the library branches in the area will be holding.

February 23, 2018 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


The power of social media

What if I told you that if you want something for free, all you have to do is ask? Well, ask and employ some of ...

February 23, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local


Valley Milk up and running

Commercial operations began this month at Turlock's new, state-of-the-art powdered milk processing plant, Valley Milk, bringing more jobs to the area and contributing to ...

February 23, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local


Health endowment provides funding for sexually transmitted diseases testing

Legacy Health Endowment is continuing its mission to create health care solutions within Stanislaus and Merced counties, this time with a program aimed at preventing ...

February 22, 2018 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Freezing weather hinders almond pollination

Mid-February is typically a busy time for the honey bees tasked with pollinating the Central Valley's almond orchards, but this week's freezing temperatures ...

February 20, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local


Dance troupe takes home Tam-Tam’s top prize

It's been just over three weeks since they took the stage, but dance troupe Lost and Found is still reveling in their first-place finish ...

February 20, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock musician sets up shop in Hilmar

Name of business: Chris's Music

February 20, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local


Flu cases continue, but peak may have passed

The 2017-2018 flu season has been one of the most virulent health officials have seen in a decade and has been responsible for a high ...

February 20, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Woman burned by leaky lighter

Fluid leaking from a lighter ignited a fire that severely burned a woman Saturday afternoon, the Turlock Fire Department reported.

February 20, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Woman burned by leaky lighter

Fluid leaking from a lighter ignited a fire that severely burned a woman Saturday afternoon, the Turlock Fire Department reported.

February 19, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Yosemite Conservancy offers park volunteer opportunities

Yosemite Conservancy is seeking volunteers for 30-day stays in Yosemite National Park from May through September to help visitors enjoy the park's natural, cultural ...

February 16, 2018 | | Local


$16,000 signing bonuses for those ready to join TPD

Facing an ongoing shortage of police officers and dispatchers in town, the Turlock City Council took steps Tuesday night to make the city a more ...

February 16, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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