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Local, state housing inventory remains low

Those wanting to buy a home in the Turlock area may be looking for quite a while and then competing with many other potential buyers as the local housing market remains limited. A lack of inventory, and qualified buyers, is a trend not only locally but also statewide.

August 25, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Stanislaus National Forest experiences multiple lightning strikes

Those looking to get a Sierra hike in before the end of summer should check their route before traveling to the mountains as a number of fires are affecting the area.

August 25, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Know Your Neighbor: Kim Duyst

Currently, Kim Duyst is serving as the Interim Director of Athletics (since July 6) at Stanislaus State, following a promotion to Senior Associate Athletics Director in January. In her current role as the Interim Director of Athletics, Duyst manages the entire operation of the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Duyst oversees compliance, athletic academic advising, facilities and game operations, media relations, Student-Athlete Advisory committee, student-athlete leadership, career and life skills and supervises the coaches of sport teams. At the university level, Duyst monitors compliance with the CSU gender-equity policy and serves as a Title IX Coordinator and is a member of ...

August 25, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


With students back in school, Huntington Learning Center looks to help

Type of business: Tutoring center

August 22, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


‘Little Hats, Big Hearts’ campaign to raise awareness about heart disease

Emanuel Medical Center, Doctors Medical Center and Doctors Hospital of Manteca launched a campaign that will outfit newborns delivered at the hospitals with little red hats to raise awareness of heart disease, the number one killer of Americans, and congenital heart defects, the most common type of birth defect in the country. As part of the program, all babies born at the participating hospitals during the month of August will receive a knitted or crocheted red baby hat, while supplies last.

August 22, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


In awe for 123 seconds

MADRAS, ORE. – The dust of this tiny town in Central Oregon is still clinging to the crevices of my leather shoes as I sit at my Ceres Courier desk.

August 22, 2017 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Local


Turlock firefighters rescue two dogs from house fire

A house fire claimed the lives of four dogs and five birds, but Turlock firefighters and medics responding to the blaze were able to bring two canines back from the brink of death using cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

August 21, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Child airlifted after multi-vehicle collision on freeway in Turlock

A traffic hazard on Highway 99 in Turlock set in motion a chain reaction of collisions that sent one young boy to the hospital via air ambulance and prompted a closure of the freeway Monday morning.

August 21, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Unemployment rate rises in Stanislaus County

The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County rose slightly in July as several sectors reported declines in jobs for the month, according to the latest report from the Employment Development Department.

August 18, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Solar Eclipse 2017

WHAT IS IT?

August 18, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Eggs, Issues & Economics talks local success, workforce of tomorrow

Local business, government and education leaders connected over scrambled eggs and hot coffee Thursday morning, receiving economic updates that highlighted the growth of Turlock, as well as the need to continue training a skilled workforce for the area.

August 18, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock’s Mr. Safety finds himself ‘Naked and Afraid’ in Belize

Cory Williams has always been up for a challenge, however, the Hilmar High grad and former Turlocker didn't know his love for adventure would eventually find him "Naked and Afraid."

August 18, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Two county residents sickened with West Nile virus

Area health officials announced Friday that two Stanislaus County residents have been confirmed to have the West Nile Virus and that in both cases the two patients have developed the more serious neurologic disease.

August 18, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Know Your Neighbor: Frankie Tovar

Frankie Tovar is the Digital Content Manager/Producer for Morris Newspapers of Northern California. Before that he was the Sports Reporter/Editor for the Turlock Journal. Frankie was born and raised in Turlock, attended Turlock High School and graduated from Stanislaus State in 2011.

August 18, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Air pollution could spike with back to school traffic

The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District is hoping motorists can undertake some practices that will help keep air pollution levels from rising during the back to school period.

August 17, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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Know Your Neighbor: Rosalee Rush

Stanislaus State's new Senior Associate Vice President for Communications, Marketing and Media Relations, Rosalee Rush, was drawn to the university because of its focus ...

September 18, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Student art sought for Healthy Air Living calendar

The San Joaquin Valley Air District is seeking artistically inclined students to submit drawings for the 2018 Healthy Air Living Kids' Calendar.

September 18, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Unemployment rate sees drop in Stanislaus County

The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County recorded a slight decline in August, according to the latest numbers from the Employment Development Department.

September 15, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Pour your own craft beer at Pizza Factory

In a perfect world, watching a football game with a group of friends at your favorite pizza parlor would never be interrupted by waiting in ...

September 15, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Construction continues at Turlock intersection

Detours around the intersection of Fulkerth Road and N. Golden State Boulevard will be up for at least another month, as crews continue to work ...

September 15, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Donnelly Park playground to close for renovations

The Children's Play Park at Donnelly Park will be closed for six days next week for repairs thanks to a partnership between the City ...

September 15, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock remembers 9-11

The Turlock fire and police departments hosted a remembrance ceremony on Sept. 11 in recognition of the lives lost during the terrorist attack in 2001 ...

September 12, 2017 | Candy Padilla | Local


Young Eagles fly at Turlock Airport

The Turlock Regional Aviation Association hosted the Young Eagles event on Saturday at the Turlock Municipal Airport. The program, sponsored by the Experimental Aircraft Association ...

September 12, 2017 | Candy Padilla | Local


Power, irrigation affected by heat

The summer of 2017 has been exceptionally hot, and August was no different. The month brought record-breaking temperatures, affecting the demand for both power and ...

September 12, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Hobby Lobby opens its doors

Type of business: Craft and home décor retailer

September 12, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


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