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Know Your Neighbor: Connie Tate

Connie Tate and her husband Mick have been calling Turlock home for more than 45 years. They have three daughters and ten grandchildren. For several years, her focus was on advancing her education and driving her daughters to as many extra curricular events as possible. She put her education to good use by improving the education of others at various campuses and school districts. In 2006, she was presented with the Alumni Services Award from Stanislaus State.

November 10, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Hughson remembers veterans with memorial wall

The community of Hughson came together Friday morning to honor a number of locals who fought and died in America's wars over the past 75 years.

November 10, 2017 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Local


Turlock pays tribute to veterans of all generations

Turlock is a patriotic town, and that patriotism is displayed by sights like the 20 banners flying over Countryside Drive, which honor citizens currently serving our country, and the 1,072 American flags registered at residences around the city as part of Mayor Gary Soiseth's 1,000 Flags Initiative. That being said, it's no surprise that Friday's annual Veterans Day Ceremony at Central Park was a grand affair, honoring Turlock's heroes that have served in the country's armed forces.

November 10, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock HVAC company wants to repay a veteran with system donation

Mel's Heat and Air in Turlock is looking to add some warmth into the life of an area veteran this winter - and help them chill out in the summer.

November 10, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Salvation Army ready to kickoff another holiday season

Bells will ring, teams will dash and cash will fly this month at one of the Salvation Army's biggest fundraising events of the year – the annual Kettle Kickoff luncheon, which calls on the community to help make a difference.

November 07, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Local gym pumps 'Barbells for Boobs'

CrossFit ParaBellum is continuing to do its part in the fight against breast cancer as the local gym hosted its eighth Barbells for Boobs event.

November 07, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Newest downtown shop ready to transform homes

Name of business: Urban Market Design and Decorating

November 07, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Know Your Neighbor: Ray Mendonca

Turlock High School football fans may recognize longtime announcer Ray Mendonca's voice, which echoes throughout Joe Debely Stadium on Friday nights, but now, readers can get to know the man behind the microphone. A lifelong Turlock resident, Mendonca's grandfather moved to the city during the great depression and purchased the family farm. Today, the avid Oakland Athletics, Raiders and Golden State Warriors fan serves as Water Operations Manager for Turlock Irrigation District.

November 03, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Former Turlock resident’s experience in ‘Le Ride’ to be shown locally

The documentary film "Le Ride," featuring former Turlock resident Benjamin Cornell trekking across France with "Amazing Race" host Phil Keoghan, will be making a special one-night screening at Regal Turlock Stadium on Thursday.

November 03, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Japanese American experience explored at Carnegie lecture

The Carnegie Arts Center presents a talk by the Speakers Bureau of the Livingston chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League at 2 p.m. Nov. 12.

November 03, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Fire department honors service of personnel

The Turlock Fire Department honored the service and heroics displayed by staff over the last year at their annual awards ceremony Wednesday night, giving out the awards for Firefighter of the Year, the Customer Service Award, Chief Commendations, Department Recognition certificates, and strike team deployment honors.

November 03, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Intersection expected to remain closed until mid-November

Construction on the Fulkerth Road and Golden State Boulevard intersection will continue for two more weeks, according to the City of Turlock, pushing back the expected reopening date to mid-November.

November 03, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


City’s newest salon has rustic flair

Name of business: Rustic Rae's Hair Salon

October 31, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Train fatality in Turlock

A man was struck and killed by a freight train Sunday night in Turlock.

October 31, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Check Before You Burn starts 15th season

During winter, the largest source of particulate pollution comes from residential wood burning. To mitigate the negative effects of burning in Valley communities, every winter the Air District issues a daily wood-burning status by county. The Check Before You Burn program runs Nov. 1 through the end of February.

October 31, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


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Community bids farewell to fallen soldier

A mother wearing her son's final Mother's Day present to her. A young widow recalling her husband's penchant for hot Cheetos and ...

January 09, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Hilmar man escapes fiery crash with minor injuries

A Hilmar man was able to scramble out of his overturned and crumpled dump truck before it went up in flames, escaping the fiery scene ...

January 09, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Wet weather postpones early irrigation season

An unexpected influx of wet weather this week has put a stop to Turlock Irrigation District's pre-planned early irrigation period.

January 09, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock man dies in multi-vehicle collision on I-5

A chain-reaction collision on a rain-slick freeway claimed the life of a Turlock man and injured several others Tuesday morning, according to the California Highway ...

January 09, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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