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Stanislaus County’s job rate remains steady

The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County stayed steady for the month of February and continued to fall below the estimates set last year according to the latest report from the Employment Development Department.

March 18, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock clinic set to close down

For the second time Emanuel Medical Center is having to close the doors on one of its clinics because of a lack of a physician.

March 18, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Farmers market industry leader calls City of Turlock actions 'disgraceful'

Gail Hayden has been a part of the Certified Farmers Market Program in California since its inception in 1977.

March 17, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Choral concert at Turlock Gospel Mission

The Turlock Gospel Mission will be welcoming the Fair Oaks Youth Choir to town on Saturday for a choral concert.

March 17, 2016 | | Local


Film duo finds ideal sets in local communities

RIPON – Quaint American towns are recreated all the time on Hollywood movie sets to appear as authentic. But a pair of Central Valley filmmakers – both of whom have a Hollywood background – are going to be shooting their next project in real quaint American towns that are close to their heart.

March 17, 2016 | JASON CAMPBELL | Local


Turlock Police to host Youth Academy

The Turlock Police Department will be hosting a three-day Police Youth Academy to give students a better perspective of what it takes to work in law enforcement.

March 16, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


City, schools making Turlock green

Thursday will mark the traditional day that people don their green garb, but the City of Turlock is getting an early start on celebrating all things green, though in this context it's not the Emerald Isle that is being touted, but rather an environmentally friendly lifestyle.

March 16, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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


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Volunteer opportunities abound in Turlock

Americans across the country will join forces in the coming days for National Volunteer Week, which kicks off on April 23, and in Turlock, there ...

April 21, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Unhealthy air continues to be the bane of the region

The air that Stanislaus County residents breathe in continues to be some of the worst in the country, according to the latest findings from the ...

April 21, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


County’s unemployment rate moves slightly upward

The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County rose just slightly in March, but remains below the rate set a year ago, according to the latest report ...

April 21, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Spring homebuyers face lack of listings in Turlock, statewide

Spring is the season of new beginnings, but while there may be fresh flowers blooming around the city, new home listings in Turlock and around ...

April 21, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


STRUMMING THE DAY AWAY

The grass is green and the music is blue out at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds where the California Bluegrass Association is holding their spring campout ...

April 20, 2017 | Candy Padilla | Local


Filipino cuisine rolls into Turlock

Name of business: Rolls on Wheels

April 20, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


California, nation fall short on Infrastructure Report Card

Although many Californians are decrying the legislature for passing a transportation plan that includes new gas taxes and vehicle fees, there's no argument that ...

April 20, 2017 | | Local


Marathon moms run race in honor of late husbands

It rained, it poured and then it rained some more, but at the Big D Marathon in Dallas, Texas, Amy Harmon, Jessica MacDavid and Kari ...

April 20, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock Fire adds new engines to fleet

The Turlock Fire Department held the official dedication Thursday morning for the Rosenbauer Engines 32 and 34, becoming the most state-of-the-art firefighting engines to join ...

April 20, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Farmers market season is here

The area's agricultural bounty and craftsmanship will soon be on display as the Turlock Certified Farmers Market opens for its eighth consecutive season on ...

April 20, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


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