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Egg-citing activities, Thanksgiving crafts coming to local libraries

As the weather finally turns cooler and rain begins to fall, local branches of the Stanislaus County Library will offer a number of activities to stimulate creativity and encourage literacy throughout the month of November.

November 05, 2015 | | Local


Westside Ministries 30th annual Coats for Kids collection

Westside Ministries does not just preach the gospel through the Word, but with their actions as well. For 30 years they have been doing a Coats for Kids drive that allows underprivileged children in the area to receive a coat, haircut, Christmas gift and warm meal.

November 05, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local


Annual breakfast brings hometown rivals together for prayer

As Pitman High School and Turlock High School football players take the field tonight for the 12th annual Harvest Bowl, one player that will remain on the sidelines is PHS senior Quinton Coelho.

November 05, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local


TID continues talks on 2016 budget

Following preliminary budget workshops earlier this year, the Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors moved forward in their 2016 budget process on Tuesday with presentations from the General Manager and Financial Services Administration regarding the 2016 Proposed Business Plan.

November 03, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Group sets sights on new library for Turlock

For years the Friends of the Turlock Public Library have engaged in efforts that have expanded the children's literacy programs and bolstered the library's offerings to the community. Now they are ready to embark on their most ambitious campaign: Find a new home for the Turlock library.

November 03, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


My own 'butterfly factory'

I have been "into" butterflies for at least 15 years now. My yard is filled with plants that attract them. I have learned to identify the ones commonly seen here. These include Cabbage Whites, Western Tiger Swallowtails, Buckeyes and Fiery Skippers.

November 03, 2015 | BY LINDA FRUGE Community contributor | Local


Don Pedro to honor veterans with free admission, camping

Don Pedro Recreation Agency will offer free admission and camping for all active United States military personnel, veterans and their families beginning on Thursday in honor of Veteran's Day.

November 03, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Fire fighters battle semi truck blaze

A truck driver bedding down for the night in his sleeper compartment had to make a quick exit from his semi truck when it caught on fire.

November 03, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Have your cupcake and eat it, too

The Bell Real Estate Cycling club is hosting its fourth annual "Eat Cupcakes Kids Get Bikes" event that allows for guilt-free dessert indulgence and the opportunity for underprivileged children to get a bicycle during the holiday season.

November 03, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local


Kiwanis donate pumpkins to students

For over 25 years, the Kiwanis Club of Greater Turlock has donated hundreds of pumpkins to Cunningham Elementary School just in time for Halloween. This year, member Larry DeBoara said that the club supplied approximately 700 pumpkins from RAM Farms to students in first through sixth grade in order to "give these kids a chance to have a pumpkin when maybe they can't afford it at home." As owner of RAM Farms, Ron Macedo said that he has provided the pumpkins for the past decade for to "allow all kids to take part in Halloween."

October 30, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Tips to keep kids safe on Halloween

Before children don their superhero capes, princess tutus or vampire teeth for Halloween this year, the American Red Cross is offering some safety tips to help parents and guardians ensure the safety of their trick-or-treater as they venture through neighborhoods in search of candy.

October 30, 2015 | | Local


Partnership to explore groundwater recharge on almond orchards

The Almond Board of California and Sustainable Conservation have joined ranks to determine the groundwater recharge potential of California's one million acres of almond orchards through grower field trials, research and geological studies.

October 30, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Dentists to exchange Halloween candy for cash

Trick-or-treaters who would rather get money than cavities from their Halloween candy this year will not only have the opportunity to sell their candy to two dental offices during candy buy-back events, but also help out troops overseas.

October 30, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Pumpkins, people and pups

Brothers James and Joseph Lynch picked out their perfect pumpkins at R.A.M. Farms just in time for Halloween.

October 29, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local


Family focused on creating positive dining experience

Name of Business: Strings Italian Café

October 29, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local


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Hundreds flock to God’s Closet’s first free shopping event

Despite the rain on Sunday, hundreds of people from near and far made their way to Turlock Seventh-day Adventist Church to browse among mountains of ...

November 25, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Letters to Santa raises thousands to bring Christmas to children in Stanislaus County

Although Turlock resident and Letters to Santa Charity president Justin Crone looks nothing like Santa Claus, he and Jolly Old Saint Nicholas have at least ...

November 25, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Turlock teen dedicates time, talents to helping community

Turlock resident Shivani Thakur is not your typical teen.

November 25, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Monte Vista Crossings: Over 16 years of development brings top shopping center to Turlock

Since its development began at the start of the new millennium, Turlockers have known Monte Vista Crossings as the city's shopping epicenter. From pet ...

November 25, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Man struck by train identified

The man struck and killed by a train Nov. 18 has been identified as a Turlock resident.

November 25, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


EMC honored for philanthropy

Emanuel Medical Center has received a 2016 National Philanthropy Day award from the Yosemite Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals for its charitable contributions ...

November 25, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Fire damages Turlock residence

The Turlock Fire Department is investigating the cause of a fire that severely damaged a residence Monday evening.

November 25, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Small Business Saturday promotes inner-city growth

Big box department stores reap the benefits of Black Friday annually, but Turlock residents hit the aisles and racks of local stores just as eagerly ...

November 25, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Make-A-Wish grants Turlock teen’s wish to see the Fighting Irish

Andrew "AJ" Perez has wanted to attend a Notre Dame football game since he was six years old. This previous weekend, that long-awaited dream became ...

November 25, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


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