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PETA seeks chicken memorial for Turlock crash site

A Turlock resident and the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals wants to pay homage to the chickens killed in a solo bog rig accident last week with a memorial along Highway 99 in Turlock.

August 11, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Police chief leaving Turlock

Two days after laying out a set of strategies to combat rising crime in Turlock, the City of Turlock announced the departure of Turlock Police Chief Robert Jackson.

August 11, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Human case of West Nile Virus reported in Stanislaus County

The Stanislaus County Health Services Agency confirmed Thursday that a 52-year-old female county resident has tested positive for West Nile Virus.

August 11, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Packed house remembers late George House

George House may have been the commander of the Modesto office of the California Highway Patrol from 1983 to 1987 and elected three times to the California State Assembly, but he considered being Christian, a devoted family man and a farmer as his greatest roles – in that order.

August 09, 2016 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Local


Turlock Police Department implements new strategies to fight increasing crime

If current crime trends continue this year Turlock could be looking at an overall increase in crime, according to data from the Turlock Police Department reported at a special Turlock City Council meeting Tuesday.

August 09, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Top Notch Kennels coming to Turlock

Canine-loving community members will soon have reason to celebrate, as Top Notch Kennels plans to open another location in Turlock.

August 05, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Law enforcement gear up for run

Most people when setting out for a long-distance run opt for attire that gives them an aerodynamic advantage, but three local law enforcement members are not most people.

August 05, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


State sees first West Nile Virus related death

The California Department of Public Health confirmed Friday that the state has recorded its first death this year from West Nile Virus.

August 05, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Chicken truck crash causes freeway closure in Turlock

An accident involving a big rig truck hauling chickens caused a partial closure to Highway 99 in Turlock Friday morning.

August 05, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock welcomes Jimmy John’s Sandwich Shop

Type of business: Sandwich shop

August 04, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Prodigal Sons and Daughters seeks community’s help

Prodigal Sons and Daughters, the faith-based addiction recovery ministry located in Turlock, has hit a bump in the road this summer. The organization is in dire need of funds so that it can continue to help those facing addiction struggles, and its asking the community for help.

August 04, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Monte Vista closing delayed

The scheduled closure of a portion of Monte Vista Avenue for railroad track replacement has been delayed by a couple of weeks by Union Pacific Railroad.

August 04, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Probe underway in fatal bus crash

Investigators from local and federal agencies have begun their probe into the fatal bus collision outside of Livingston on Tuesday, as the number of dead was changed from five to four.

August 04, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Health officials reports two Zika-related birth defects in state

California has had two infants born recently with Zika-related microcephaly after their mothers contacted the virus while overseas, according to the California Department of Public Health.

August 04, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock dental office helping vets smile at free event

The staff at Turlock Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics enjoy giving back to the community. Twice a year the Turlock business holds free dental care events, one in February for children and one in August for adults and families. This year the dental office is reaching out to a specific group of people in the community - military veterans.

August 04, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


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Know Your Neighbor: Michelle Reimers

Michelle Reimers is the Assistant General Manager of External Affairs for the Turlock Irrigation District. She is responsible for managing the strategic planning and development ...

October 13, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


DANCERS GIVE BACK

Dancing with the Turlock Stars twirled into three local organizations on Friday to present donation checks made possible by the generosity of Turlock's dance ...

October 13, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Smoke from wildfires prompts health caution

Smoke from the Northern California wildfires is affecting air quality throughout the entire San Joaquin Valley, prompting local air pollution officials to issue an Air ...

October 11, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Public Safety Open House

The City of Turlock Police and Fire departments hosted their annual Open House on Saturday, offering the community a closer look at the many services ...

October 10, 2017 | Candy Padilla | Local


Journal reporter gets first taste of Renaissance life

As an avid fan of stories like "Game of Thrones" and "The Lord of the Rings," where dragons, knights and queens are more reality than ...

October 10, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Wildfires leave chimneys, charred appliances in their wake

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) - The flames that raced across California wine country left little more than smoldering ashes and eye-stinging smoke in their wake. House ...

October 10, 2017 | By JONATHAN J. COOPER and ELLEN KNICKMEYER Associated Press | Local


Rainbow Fabrics settles into new location

Type of business: Fabric store

October 10, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Don Pedro relicensing reaches major milestone

In what was described as a "historic" day for Turlock Irrigation District, the water agency's Board of Directors on Tuesday gave General Manager Casey ...

October 10, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Continued intersection closure has businesses fighting to survive

Prior to July 31, Circle J Food & Gas was thriving, with customers purchasing as much as 2,000 gallons of gasoline a day. Two doors ...

October 10, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


California agriculture leads nation in specialty crop funding

California received $19.2 million out of approximately $60.6 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture Specialty Crop Block grants awarded nationwide.

October 06, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


IN SERVICE

U.S. Air Force Airman Johnathan T. Mercer graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

October 06, 2017 | | Local


Sweet treats for a great cause

Olde Tyme Pastries has joined the Turlock Firefighters Local 2434's campaign to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research.

October 06, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Out of pain springs forth kindness

On three occasions the Shimrado family has known the bliss of welcoming new lives into this world. Twice they have known the deep sorrow of ...

October 06, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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