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TID approves irrigation rate increase

Despite fervent protest, the Turlock Irrigation District Board of Trustees approved an adjustment that will more than double irrigation rates for the 2015 season.

January 13, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Modesto ranked as one of the worst cities to obtain a job

It's the new year and many people are on the hunt for change, such as a new job. However, the prospects are not too promising according to WalletHub which found Modesto as one of the worst cities to get a job.

January 09, 2015 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


IN SERVICE

Air Force Airman 1st Class Joshua C. Adi graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

January 09, 2015 | | Local


State sees first flu fatality of the season

A Southern California resident is the first influenza fatality reported in the state for the 2014-2015 flu season.

January 09, 2015 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Bingo makes a resounding return in Turlock

To the delight of enthusiasts throughout the region, bingo's long hiatus from Turlock drew to a close with Eagle Pride Bingo's triumphant grand opening last week.

January 09, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Historic ‘Divine Gardens’ home slated to be demolished

It's the end of a 110-year era for the Victorian home at the intersection of Golden State Boulevard and Fulkerth Road, the last part of Divine Gardens, which is slated to be destroyed Friday.

January 08, 2015 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


Paulished Hair & Nails stylists offer more than 100 years combined experience

Name of Business: Paulished Hair & Nails

January 08, 2015 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


Measles outbreak linked to Disneyland visits

Recent confirmed and suspected cases of measles have been traced back to December visits to Disneyland and Disney California Adventure Park, reported the California Department of Public Health.

January 08, 2015 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Summit aims to inspire culture of mentoring

The influence of a role model is powerful in the life of a youth, especially for those facing adversity. This is why the Sierra Vista Resource Center has begun an annual mentoring summit to educate local adults on ways they can become mentors to affect positive change for youth in the community.

January 08, 2015 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


Irrigation rate hike hearing set for Tuesday

Turlock Irrigation District customers have until Tuesday to protest a proposed adjustment that will more than double irrigation rates for the 2015 season.

January 08, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Local organizations to host fundraising feasts

New Year celebrations have come and gone which means one thing in Turlock: it's crab feed season.

January 06, 2015 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


Emanuel Medical Center, Chamber talk insurance options for small businesses

With the passage of the Affordable Care Act, the entire insurance industry is working to become compliant with new rules and guidelines.

January 06, 2015 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


MedicAlert lays off 31 employees

Thirty-one employees at MedicAlert Foundation started the new year with layoff notices, as the international medical information company based in Turlock reduced its workforce in the face of declining business.

January 06, 2015 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Assyrian American Civic Club, Chamber to honor former mayor

John Lazar's eight year term as mayor of Turlock may have come to a close, but his imprint on Turlock is long enduring which is why the Assyrian American Club is partnering with the Turlock Chamber of Commerce to spend an evening recognizing his contributions to the community.

January 06, 2015 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


Fireworks return to CSU Stanislaus

If there is one thing that tough economic times cannot stop, it is tradition.

January 06, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local


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Carnegie thrives in revived Turlock arts scene

When Lisa McDermott looks around the Carnegie Arts Center, she can't help but smile and feel slightly justified.

February 24, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Colors of kindness

While the Lancaster Painting team is well versed in catering to customers' needs year-round, there is one special client each year that the company especially looks forward to: the Paint it Forward winner.

February 24, 2015 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


Pesticide manufacturer makes buzz worthy donation to California bees

In the heart of the state that dominates the global production of almonds, the Central Valley is known to welcome an influx of honeybee colonies just in time for almond orchard bloom each year.

February 24, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Modesto job fair aims to connect unemployed with companies looking to hire

Central Valley residents looking for jobs need not look far as HIREvent will be hosting a job fair in Modesto in March with a host of employers and opportunities available including full-time, part-time, and seasonable positions.

February 20, 2015 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


Gospel mission, neighbors talk over concerns

Poet Robert Frost said good fences make good neighbors. For the residents of S. Boardway, First, D and C streets, they would be pleased if people quit urinating and defecating in their yards.

February 20, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Girl Scouts prepare for cookie season

It's that time of year where local Girl Scout troops across the nation will post up in front of storefronts to sell their most precious products: cookies.

February 19, 2015 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


County awarded grant for at-risk youth

Local law enforcement and youth-oriented service groups are getting a major financial boost in keeping kids off drugs and out of gangs, with a newly awarded federal grant.

February 19, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


CALIFORNIA FRUIT & NUT REVIEW

Pruning and shredding were the month's main reported activities, as well as application of pre-emergence herbicides on nut trees, and fumigating for replanting. The export of stored table grapes had mostly ended. Kiwifruit continued to be packed and exported for domestic and foreign markets. Avocados were harvested. Persimmons continued to be harvested and sold at roadside stands. Minimal damage from mid-month cold temperatures was reported in a few isolated spots. The sale of stored nuts continued to be dominated by domestic markets.

February 19, 2015 | | Local


Her Royal Highness offers romantic twist on antiques

Name of Business: Her Royal Highness – Vintage Chic

February 19, 2015 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


Prodigal Sons and Daughters partners with TUSD, Carnegie for positive projects for youth

Where can local students go when they are suspended for using drugs or alcohol? Now, they can head to the Prodigal Sons and Daughters teen center due to a new partnership with the Turlock Unified School District.

February 19, 2015 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


Guest helps battle Turlock motel fire

A fire at a Turlock motel was kept from spreading to adjoining rooms by the quick reactions of a guest and a garden hose.

February 19, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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