'There's no place like home for the holidays' - or so the 1954 Perry Como song says - and the Turlock Animal Shelter has the goal of finding a forever home for every dog and cat they have before Christmas. To help encourage potential pet owners to find their new companion this month, all adoption fees are 50 percent off.
Holiday cheer comes in many forms, but for two Turlock residents, the best way they know how to display it is through brilliant exhibits painstakingly put together over the course of months - all for the love of Christmas.
There's good news and bad news regarding the Monte Vista Avenue railroad crossing. The bad news is drivers will once again have to find alternate routes to reach Monte Vista Crossings, Highway 99 and other destinations west of Golden State Boulevard as Monte Vista Avenue will be closed Monday through Thursday next week for additional repairs over the railroad tracks.
With seasonal rains promoting the growth of wild mushrooms, California Department of Public Health Director and State Public Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith is reminding people that collecting and eating hazardous wild mushrooms can lead to serious illness and even death.
Following the success of Small Business Saturday, stores around town are giving shoppers even more incentive to shop local this Christmas with several holiday shopping events that not only support local organizations, but also provide a simple and nearby solution for purchasing gifts.
In years past, prospective pilots in Turlock had to travel to nearby cities like Modesto and Merced to receive flying lessons, but now, those interested in taking to the skies can learn how to do so at the Turlock Municipal Airport.
The two Los Angeles Police Department officers who began a trek up the state in honor of their fallen brethren finished their run Tuesday in Sacramento, but not before passing through Turlock with supporters running in tow.
Downtown Turlock was bursting with holiday spirit once again as the Turlock Downtown Christmas Parade made its way down Main Street on Friday night, with floats featuring plenty of lights, candy and superheroes taking center stage.
It's been 22 years since Frank Godinez passed away, leaving behind a legacy of exceptional sports reporting in the town of Turlock. Often referred to as "Mr. Bulldog" during his 15-year tenure with the Turlock Journal, Godinez was known for having his involvement with all levels of athletics, from Little League baseball to high school football, all the while focusing on the players and doing his best to make each athlete feel like a pro.
The Stanislaus County Commission for Women is searching the area for women who stand out from the crowd, whether it be through community service, inspirational acts or success in her career or schooling, to honor at the 38th Annual Outstanding Women Awards.