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TID hopefuls hold forum

Four of the five candidates on the Nov. 3 ballot to become Turlock Irrigation District Directors gathered on Wednesday evening for the first candidate forum of the year.

October 02, 2009 | Alex Cantatore | Local


Making the summer last

September 29, 2009 | Maegan Martens | Local


In Service

Air Force Airman Emmanuel Valenzuela graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

September 29, 2009 | | Local


CSU students compete to recruit organ donors

There are about 20,000 people in California waiting for an organ transplant to save their life. About 832 of those people live in Stanislaus County and about 18 people die every day waiting for a second chance at life.

September 29, 2009 | Maegan Martens | Local


University Women celebrate 50 years

The American Association of University Women has been supporting educational opportunities and equity for women and girls for the past 50 years.

September 29, 2009 | Maegan Martens | Local


TID Director Phillip Short dies at 73

The Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors has lost its longest tenured member.

September 29, 2009 | Alex Cantatore | Local


Stanislaus County declared a disaster area

The United States Department of Agriculture declared Stanislaus County a primary natural disaster area because of an ongoing drought. This declaration allows farmers and ranchers to apply for USDA assistance and emergency loans for losses directly related to the drought conditions.

September 29, 2009 | Andrea Goodwin | Local


New doctor in town fights disease

Infectious diseases can spread from the brain, to the heart, or to the foot. Each doctor has their specialty that they are trained in, like a neurosurgeon who is trained to diagnose problems in the brain. But if there is a disease in the liver of a brain tumor patient, the neurosurgeon might not be aware of the problem because that isn't the doctor's specialty.

September 25, 2009 | Maegan Martens | Local


City calls for new bus routes to attract more riders

The City of Turlock needs more people to get on the bus, if the city's public transportation systems are to remain feasible.

September 25, 2009 | Alex Cantatore | Local


Foreclosure victims

The Lightners immediately knew the home on Turlock's Ivory Lane was for them from the moment they walked through the front door.

September 25, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock woman dies after driving car into sewage pond

A Turlock woman lost her life Friday night, when in the course of leaving one wreck, she plunged off an embankment and crashed into a sewage pond.

September 23, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Date of county fair up in the air after state fair moves to July

The Stanislaus County Fair, which traditionally begins the last weekend of July, might be moved to a later date next year. The 38th District Agricultural Association Board of Directors, who make all decisions regarding the Stanislaus County Fair, discussed changing the date of the fair at their meeting on Monday.

September 23, 2009 | Andrea Goodwin | Local


IDEAL program training leaders, taking applications

The Institute for the Development of Emerging Area Leaders Fellowship isn't just another local leadership program.

September 23, 2009 | Alex Cantatore | Local


Stimulus sought for high-speed rail

The State of California is working on the railroad - the proposed high-speed railroad that would stretch from San Francisco to Orange County - and they're hoping the federal government might be willing to pitch in and help.

September 23, 2009 | Alex Cantatore | Local


Alpaca Farm Days looming

Alpaca farmers around the central valley are tidying up their ranches, dusting off their spinning looms, and getting their animals photo-ready for National Alpaca Farm Days.

September 18, 2009 | Andrea Goodwin | Local


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Prime Shine offers local clean and kind experience

Name of Business: Prime Shine Car Wash

October 16, 2014 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


Denair teen to represent county in statewide pageant

Turlock High School senior Brooklyn Lowery has been selected to represent Stanislaus County in Miss California Teen USA in January. As an active member throughout the community, the 17-year old Denair resident has definitely proven to be a qualified candidate.

October 16, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Nurse receives musical surprise from students

Although Mountain View Middle School nurse Kathy Cook gave an inspiring and informative presentation on breast cancer awareness to students on Wednesday, what came after her presentation is what stole the show.

October 16, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Monte Vista Crossings update: Kirkland’s, Maurice’s announce grand openings

Residents long awaiting to explore the southern expansion of Monte Vista Crossings will finally be able to step inside the first of the stores to open this month, including Kirkland's home décor store and Maurice's, which offers women's fashion.

October 14, 2014 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


Council candidate appears in music video against major record labels

A music video surfaced of city council candidate Donald Babadalir as an extra in the local hip hop band Underground Parliament's video "Outta the Frame."

October 14, 2014 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


Pie contest seeks local bakers

The Dubyak Family Chiropractic center is hosting its 20th annual Pumpkin Pie Contest to support the hungry citizens of Stanislaus County on Thanksgiving Day. The pies entered in the contest will be donated to the United Samaritan Foundation's Daily Bread Program.

October 14, 2014 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Special license plates benefit agriculture education

State-adopted agricultural education programs, government agencies, and non-profit organizations that administer agricultural education programs will have their chance to vie for over $225,000, thanks to the California Department of Food and Agriculture's 2014 California Special Interest License Plate grant program.

October 14, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Ghost Walk to explore Turlock’s haunted past

Those brave enough to take the opportunity have a chance to learn something about Turlock's spooky side just in time for Halloween.

October 14, 2014 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Couple proves there is no age limit on love

Donald Jackson and Ginger True can pinpoint the exact moment that they met at Covenant Village of Turlock. Only a week after Jackson had moved into the retirement community, he was walking through the dining room when everything changed.

October 14, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Local


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