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Turlock Chamber finds new leader in marketing executive

Karin Moss is a natural at marketing, having promoted cities, projects, films and non-profits. And now it is Turlock's turn.

March 16, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Modesto Nuts offer reading incentives

The Modesto Nuts, Class A Advanced Affiliate of the Colorado Rockies, offers a free goal-oriented reading program to schools throughout the surrounding area.

March 11, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


TID votes to add City of Waterford to groundwater basin association

The Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors unanimously voted on Tuesday to approve adding the City of Waterford to the Turlock Groundwater Basin Association after the city purchased the unincorporated town of Hickman's water system, which is within the Turlock Subbasin, from the City of Modesto in July of last year.

March 11, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Silk Gardens celebrates 20 years at downtown shop

Silk Gardens owner Terry Newcomb remembers vividly her customers having to walk across makeshift ply board ramps to get into her E. Main Street shop during the months in 1998 that the downtown beautification project saw the entire street completely renovated. While the mess and inconvenience was a hassle, she said it was worth it.

March 11, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


TID expected to set irrigation cap, season on Tuesday

Things are looking up for local growers as the Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors will consider on Tuesday beginning the 2016 irrigation season next month with an irrigation cap that doubles the amount of water provided last year during their meeting.

March 11, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Spring forward safely

Daylight saving time begins at 2 a.m. on Sunday. As we approach this biannual shift in time,A AA urges drivers to take extra precautions while on the road. According to the National Safety Council data, a significant increase of up to 6 percent in crashes occurs the Monday immediately following the spring shift.

March 11, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Family-owned crepe shop to open in Turlock

Name of Business: The Creperie

March 10, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Local growers urged to keep inspecting citrus trees for invasive insect

While quarantine efforts seem to be working locally to prevent the spread of the Asian Citrus Psyllid, a bug known to host an incurable citrus disease, University of California's Agriculture and Natural Resources Department is urging growers to remain vigilant in examining their citrus trees for the tiny invasive insect.

March 10, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Turlock rates a 'B' for young families

A recent rating of family friendly cities found Turlock coming in close to the middle of the pack, with an overall 'B' grade.

March 10, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Weekend event aims to give away thousands of prom dresses for free

As a member of the Bay Area Chapter of Hmong Women Today, Louansee Moua wants to make sure that every high school girl that attends the organization's Project Prom on Saturday in Merced will not leave empty-handed.

March 10, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Volunteers highlighted during Red Cross Month

The American Red Cross is recognizing the country's everyday heroes during Red Cross Month.

March 08, 2016 | | Local


Blaze at Turlock home injures two people

Two people sustained minor injuries and a pet died from a house fire in Turlock Sunday morning.

March 08, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Bee Positive benefits Jessica’s House

Joe and Cathie Bernardi along with their sons Jared and Dylan present an $8000 check to Nancy Daley and Erin Nelson of Jessica's House. The money was raised during the Bee Positive 5k Walk/Run held a month ago in honor of their daughter Kayla Bernardi who passed away from leukemia. "Jessica's House was going to be Kayla's first volunteer position after she graduated" said Joe Bernardi. "Not knowing a month later she would be diagnosed with leukemia and 8 months later we would be needing the services Jessica's House provides, it's just an invaluable ...

March 08, 2016 | | Local


Weekend storm makes positive impact on region

For the first time in nearly two years, Don Pedro Recreation Agency will open all three launch ramps at Don Pedro Lake due to much-needed precipitation and rising lake levels.

March 08, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Historic Hauck's building gets new life with sports bar and grill

Downtown Turlock will soon welcome a new eatery that is paying homage to its location's historic past with its name - Hauck's Grill.

March 08, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


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Fire chars home in Turlock

One person was hospitalized Monday for smoke inhalation after a fire erupted in a Turlock residence.

May 23, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock collision injures four

A motorist headed the wrong way on a freeway exit in Turlock collided head-on with another vehicle, sending four to area hospitals.

May 23, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Warmer weather will bring out mosquitoes

As the weather takes a turn from pleasant days to sweltering, health officials are advising residents to get rid of any standing water that may ...

May 23, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Veterans Commission meeting

The Stanislaus County Veterans Advisory Commission meets the fourth Monday of every month at 5:30 p.m. This month's meeting will occur on ...

May 19, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Bring the family to share sweets, treats in Oakdale

Truffles to chocolate dipped apples, toffee to chocolate covered almonds, the namesake of the Oakdale Chocolate Festival is prominently on display along Chocolate Avenue.

May 19, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Unemployment sees a dip in Stanislaus County

The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County fell below the 8 percent mark in April as several sectors reported moderate job gains for the month, according ...

May 19, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Three years and thousands of miles later, missing dog is found in Turlock

If dogs could sing, 13-year-old Trixie very well might belt out "My Old Kentucky Home."

May 19, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Funeral services set for fallen deputy, CSO

The funeral services for the two Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department employees killed in a fiery collision will be open to the community.

May 18, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Emanuel toasts cancer survivors with ice cream

Cancer survivors, caregivers and advocates are all invited to join Emanuel Cancer Center and Stanford Emanuel Radiation Oncology Center to celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day ...

May 18, 2017 | | Local


Make beer at home with the help of Renegade Brewing Supplies

Type of business: Homebrew shop

May 18, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Free child car seat safety check in Turlock

The Health Services Agency's Keep Baby Safe Program will conduct a free car seat safety inspection event from 9 a.m. to 12 p ...

May 18, 2017 | | Local


Area fires create hazy skyline

Two grassfires west of Turlock sent thick plumes of smoke into the sky Wednesday afternoon.

May 18, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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