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Two dead, three injured in Denair accident

An accident along a stretch of country road in Denair on Thursday claimed the life of a little boy and a 40-year-old man, and left three others injured, according to the California Highway Patrol.

August 21, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Unemployment remains high for county; state level rises

The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County for July stayed nearly unchanged, but the rate spiked throughout the state, according to the latest report from the Economic Development Department.

August 21, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Local


TRAFFIC DELAYS AND ROAD CLOSURES

Beginning Aug. 31, from 9 p.m. to 6:30 a.m., the following roads will have traffic delays:

August 21, 2009 | | Local


Pastors swap pulpits to spread the good word

Pastor David Larson posed a question to some of his fellow Turlock ministers earlier this summer. If they could only give his congregation one message, what would it be?

August 21, 2009 | Andrea Goodwin | Local


Local rabbit champ dreams of national stage

Mountain View 4-H member Kayla Hilvers didn't need a rabbit's foot as a good luck charm to capture 17 awards at the Stanislaus County Fair. She had the whole rabbit.

August 18, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Local


COMMUNITY: GIANT PUMPKINS

Members of Calvary Baptist Church celebrated the harvest season a little early with their first annual Giant Pumpkin Day.

August 18, 2009 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Alliance sets up in Turlock

The Stanislaus Economic Development and Workforce Alliance will be opening up an office inside the Turlock Chamber of Commerce within the next few weeks.

August 14, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Crop revenue up in ‘08, decline expected in ‘09

2008 was a bit rough for most industries, but the region's agricultural producers enjoyed a banner year according to the newly released 2008 Stanislaus County Agricultural Crop Report.

August 14, 2009 | Alex Cantatore | Local


New health center “vital” to local wellness

As debate rages in Washington, D.C., - and locally - over President Barack Obama's healthcare reform efforts, dignitaries from around the region turned out for the opening of Turlock's second Golden Valley Health Center, lauding the center's role in supporting the wellbeing of Stanislaus County residents.

August 14, 2009 | Alex Cantatore | Local


Downtown aims to incubate new business

The Turlock Downtown Property Owners Association is in the final stages of launching a business incubator to help kick-off the bridal shopping destination branding campaign for downtown.

August 14, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Fair sees record number of attendees

The animal stalls are empty, the midway rides are gone, and the food vendors

August 14, 2009 | Andrea Goodwin | Local


Odor prompts courthouse evacuation

The Stanislaus County Superior courthouse had to be cleared Tuesday morning for what was thought to be a gas leak.

August 11, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Local animal group hopes drivers will support furry friends through the DMV

Friends for Sophia's Dog Park, a local off-leash dog park advocacy group, is hoping pet and animal lovers across the state will express their support on their cars.

August 11, 2009 | Andrea Goodwin | Local


H1N1 claims life of Stanislaus County man

A second confirmed fatality from the H1N1 virus was recorded in Stanislaus County, according to county health officials.

August 11, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Candidates set for November elections

As the clock struck 4 p.m. on Friday, the candidate filing deadline for the Nov. 3 Consolidated District Election drew to a close and the fields were set for the upcoming elections.

August 07, 2009 | Alex Cantatore | Local


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Kids learn about salmon at the fair

Sawyer Wilson, 3, and his sister Emily Wilson, 5, were just two of the many children who learned about the lifecycle of the salmon while making paint prints at the Stanislaus County Fair on Friday. Patrick Cuthbert of Fishbio helped the siblings with their craft project as part of a booth featuring the Salmonids in the Classroom program, a kindergarten through 12th grade program run through the Turlock Irrigation District and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.

July 18, 2014 | Kristina Hacker | Local


County unemployment unchanged

The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County remained at a steady rate between May and June, according to the latest report from the Employment Development Department.

July 18, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Baking not my forte

My fondest olfactory memories of childhood are of when my mom would bake cinnamon and sugar stuffed apples - yum! So when local chiropractor Dave Dubyak called me with a desperate need for apple pie contest entries, I decided it was time for my own house to be filled with the mouth-watering smells of cooked apples and my most favorite spice, cinnamon.

July 18, 2014 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Hot Rod Diner serves up classic fare and cars

Name of Business: Hot Rod Diner

July 17, 2014 | Frankie Tovar | Local


Raise a glass for a good cause

Buying a margarita from the Active 20-30 Club booth at the Stanislaus County Fair offers customers more than just a cold and delicious treat. The profits from the fair booth help the club give back to the community in a variety of ways, with their biggest project a Christmas shopping trip for underprivileged children.

July 17, 2014 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Study highlights drought's severe impact on ag, economy

"Pray for Rain" signs are a common sight on the country roads in Turlock and around the region, a visual reminder of local farmers' fears about the continued lack of precipitation. Although many are aware that California is in the midst of a drought - the third most severe on record - the consequences have not yet been fully realized here locally. A new report from the University of California, Davis Center for Watershed Sciences, however, paints a gruesome picture that cannot be ignored.

July 17, 2014 | Kristina Hacker | Local


TID proposal sparks debate on local water use

The drought that has encompassed the state in the past three years triggering heated discussions on the use of water resources was brought close to home on Tuesday at the Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors meeting.

July 15, 2014 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Local resident visits homeless with Water on Wheels

By mid-afternoon Saturday the sun was beating down on Turlock and most people were hiding from the heat in the comfort of their homes, relaxing on couches with their air conditioners pumping.

July 15, 2014 | Frankie Tovar | Local


Hughson grad wins Kansas guitar

Juliette Guiliacci and her father Dale left the Stanislaus County Fair on Saturday night with more than just memories. Juliette was the winner of the Kansas concert text contest, her prize: a signed guitar from the band.

July 15, 2014 | BY CANDY PADILLA Turlock Journal | Local


LCR to give away packs, host cactus festival

The Latino Community Roundtable will be distributing free backpacks for needy children of Stanislaus County at an Aug. 3 giveaway at the Ceres Flea Market on Whitmore Avenue, said Maggie Mejia.

July 15, 2014 | | Local


Lamps spark two house fires

Unattended lamps were responsible for igniting two house fires in Turlock over the last week.

July 15, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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