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Open house at Public Safety Facility

The Turlock Police and Fire departments will host the ninth annual open house event on Saturday.

October 20, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


College students tackle library safety issues

Security concerns at the Turlock Public Library and Turlock Senior Center led a group of 14 Stanislaus State Criminal Justice students to work closely with the Turlock Police Department and library staff to find solutions that if implemented will make the area safer for everyone.

October 20, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local


Turlock couple honor memory of sons with benefit dinner

There is a photograph that Carolina and Jose Alfaro hold precious over many others. They treasure it not just because it is a reminder of a joyful Christmas or for the disarmingly cute faces of their three sons. It is held especially close to their heart because it is one of just a few photos of their entire family - taken at a time when all of their sons were alive.

October 20, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Court rules Turlock Sikh Temple takeover illegal

A Stanislaus Superior Court ruling found a group of Turlock Sikh Temple members acted illegally in taking control of the temple in June 2013.

October 20, 2015 | Kristina Hacker | Local


New name, same great cause

The former Active 20-30 Club has transitioned to Advancing Children of Turlock, but the club has the same goal of enriching the lives of local children.

October 20, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local


Cancer survivors unite for annual event

According to the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance, the probability that a woman will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer is greatest when she is between the ages of 55 and 64 years old.

October 16, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local


City of Turlock restricts outdoor watering to one day per week

With summer behind us, water conservation must continue. The City of Turlock will be enforcing the winter watering schedule, effective Nov. 1 through Feb. 28. This schedule restricts outdoor watering to one day per week. Even numbered addresses can only water on Saturday and odd numbered addresses can only water on Sunday. Watering is also prohibited between the hours of noon and 6 p.m.

October 16, 2015 | | Local


Groundwater Act focus of workshop

In an effort to inform the public on the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act and encourage all stakeholders to assume an active role in its local implementation, the Turlock Groundwater Basin Association will host its first public workshop later this month.

October 16, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Bishop leads cycling tour through Valley to raise awareness of human trafficking

David Rice, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin, and his cycling team are on a mission: to raise awareness and funds for local groups working to end human trafficking.

October 16, 2015 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Health officials warn of mosquito-borne illnesses in California

If the threat of West Nile Virus wasn't enough to scare people into dousing themselves with mosquito repellant, then state health officials have three new terrors to get the job done: dengue fever, chikungunya and yellow fever.

October 16, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Unemployment hits new low in county

Stanislaus County saw a drop in the unemployment rate for September, according to the latest numbers from the Employment Development Department.

October 16, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Local shop brings one of a kind jewelry to Main Street

Name of Business: Joy Dravecky Jewelry

October 15, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local


Another side of Unbroken’s story

Olympic distance runner Louis Zamperini survived a WWII plane crash, 47 days adrift in a raft, capture by the Japanese navy and a POW camp. The Oscar nominated movie "Unbroken," which is based on the book by Laura Hillenbrand, unfolds his story, and his son Luke continues to share it through his insight and perspective.

October 15, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local


TID concludes frugal irrigation season

Although the 2015 Turlock Irrigation District irrigation season is over, a select number of growers can still potentially take advantage of excess water, however, the district stressed that the amount of water available is minimal.

October 15, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local


TID to seek public input regarding revised water plan

In order to remain eligible for state water grants or loans, the Turlock Irrigation District began the process of updating its Agricultural Water Management Plan on Tuesday for the first time since its mandated adoption in 2012.

October 13, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local


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Hundreds flock to God’s Closet’s first free shopping event

Despite the rain on Sunday, hundreds of people from near and far made their way to Turlock Seventh-day Adventist Church to browse among mountains of ...

November 25, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Letters to Santa raises thousands to bring Christmas to children in Stanislaus County

Although Turlock resident and Letters to Santa Charity president Justin Crone looks nothing like Santa Claus, he and Jolly Old Saint Nicholas have at least ...

November 25, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Turlock teen dedicates time, talents to helping community

Turlock resident Shivani Thakur is not your typical teen.

November 25, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


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


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