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Gas prices on the decline

Though California may have the third highest state average price for regular unleaded gasoline, gas prices appear to be on the steady decline.

October 24, 2013 | Cara Hallam | Local


Turlock LDS celebrates 100 years of scouting

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and the Boy Scouts of America have a long history together - 100 years, to be exact.

October 24, 2013 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Turlock welcomes Chinese, Volvo partnership

One of China's top construction equipment producers has opened its first North American branch in Turlock.

October 24, 2013 | Cara Hallam | Local


Early treatment of depression important

Millions of Americans are suffering from depression, a common mental illness that heavily interferes with one's life if left untreated.

October 22, 2013 | Cara Hallam | Local


House with 50 dogs shut down

With more than 50 small dogs, a Delhi man's home may look more like a kennel. And therein lies the problem with Merced County Animal Control – it isn't one.

October 22, 2013 | Cara Hallam | Local


THS ALUMNI GAME: BACK ON THE FIELD

The second annual Turlock High Alumni Baseball game was held on Saturday, complete with a homerun derby and game between the Mendonca Maulers and Bettencourt Dreamers. In addition to the fun, there was also a touching moment as recently graduated Tyler Murphy threw out the first pitch.

October 22, 2013 | Frankie Tovar | Local


AMR announces layoffs

American Medical Response is laying off 39 emergency medical technicians because of a lost contract for service with Doctors Medical Center.

October 22, 2013 | Sabra Stafford | Local


County youth drink up the sugar

The number of kids in Stanislaus County that consume sugary drinks on a daily basis has grown slightly, according to a newly released health survey.

October 22, 2013 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Annual dinner highlights slow food, Ag Link

Just in time for the pumpkin pie, Slow Food Great Valley Chapter is hosting its' Annual Harvest Dinner at the Larsa Banquet Hall between Turlock and Denair on Nov. 7. All-star chefs will work their magic with local ingredients presenting a full course meal featuring "Sweet Potatoes and More!"

October 18, 2013 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


IN SERVICE

Air Force Airman Tristan L. Jordan graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

October 18, 2013 | | Local


Deputies raise funds for veterans in pistol contest

Deputy Andrew Mulgrew and Deputy Michael Maze have a passion for two things, competition pistol shooting and supporting wounded veterans. The two deputies were able to combine these passions at the recent Top Cop shooting contest.

October 18, 2013 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


JoLynn DiGrazia: Serving the kids of Turlock's Westside

Q: What got you started in the ministry?

October 18, 2013 | Nancy Angel | Local


Open house at new safety center

The public will get their first opportunity to check out the inner workings of the new Public Safety Facility when the Turlock police and fire departments host their annual open house event Oct. 26.

October 18, 2013 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Ghoulish education

It is not unusual for a student to take out a loan during college, but it is unusual for that student to use the loan to finance an event for other young adults such as local student Caleb Monticalvo has done.

October 18, 2013 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


Community celebrated in Keyes

Family and friends in Keyes joined together on Thursday for a fun-filled evening during the fourth annual Keyes Community Night.

October 17, 2013 | Cara Hallam | Local


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Foster Farms donates thousands of turkeys for Thanksgiving

As Thanksgiving approaches Foster Farms is taking steps to ensure that more families will enjoy the holiday by gathering around the table for a turkey dinner, by donating to food banks up and down the West Coast.

November 18, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Fair receives $250K donation from Associated Feed

The facilities and landscape of the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds will soon receive a much-needed makeover, made possible by a generous donation and new partnership.

November 18, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Turlock teacher wins local Innovation Challenge

When Elias Ruiz ventured to San Diego to present an invention at the "Shark Tank" audition, a reality competition that allows aspiring entrepreneurs to make business presentations to a panel of potential investors, he was disappointed that he did not hear back from the show. That was until his friend discovered that he could apply for a similar competition locally: the Stanislaus Innovation Challenge.

November 14, 2014 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


What about desalination during the drought?

When discussing the current drought in California, there is often talk of desalination and its potential to increase our freshwater supply. Desalination, the process of removing salt and minerals from saline water, seems like an obvious solution to the drought and ongoing water scarcity concerns because it is a reliable, drought-proof water source. Indeed, many new desalination plants have been proposed along the California coast and a number of them are already in operation, such as in Monterey and Carlsbad. While desalination may be a reliable option, the answer is much more complicated.

November 14, 2014 | | Local


New day center in the works for gospel mission

The Turlock Gospel Mission is expected to close a deal today that will have them operating a new day center across from the year-round shelter under construction on Broadway.

November 14, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Heckendorf’s closing its doors after 88 years

After 88 years of operation, Heckendorf's Auto Electric will be closing its doors for good.

November 14, 2014 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


Cupcakes for Charity

How much is 99 dozen cupcakes worth? For the Bell Real Estate Cycling Team, $2,700 to purchase bicycles for kids in need this Christmas.

November 14, 2014 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


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