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A touching touchdown

For the past three years, 5-year-old Julian Ruelas has watched his brothers play for the Denair Lions youth football team from the sidelines. Last Saturday, Julian finally got his chance to take the field and score a touchdown as the entire football stadium chanted his name.

October 20, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Pitman alum starts up unique greeting card business

Type of business: Greeting card pop-up shop

October 20, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Annual event celebrates bravery, hope for cancer survivors

Hundreds of cancer survivors, friends and family united under one roof Tuesday evening at the 19th annual Emanuel Cancer Center's Women's Cancer Awareness Night to celebrate courage and say "yes" to beating cancer.

October 18, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Denair Gaslight hopes to revive theatre tradition with 'Sleepy Hollow's Legend'

On Friday the curtain will once again rise up at the historic Denair theater, with organizers hoping it is the start of a new era of community productions for the area.

October 18, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Update on collision outside Turlock school

A student hit by a vehicle outside Turlock Junior High School Friday afternoon sustained a serious though non-life threatening injury and is said to be in stable condition.

October 18, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


National anthem contest seeks youth singers

Youth singers of the Central Valley looking for their chance to shine will have an opportunity to serenade a crowd of 70,000 people thanks to a contest held by the Foster Farms Bowl to perform the national anthem before this year's bowl game at Levi's Stadium.

October 18, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock Together gearing up for holiday season

With the holidays rapidly approaching, Turlock Together is preparing for another season of providing families in need with food and toys for Christmas. Turlock Together will hold their first public meeting on Oct. 24, where the organization will discuss not only how they got started, but what volunteers can expect when helping with this holiday season.

October 18, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Weekend storm propels rain totals past historical October average

The 2016 precipitation year is off to good start following this weekend's storm, which brought in nearly 3 inches of rain, an amount that already surpasses historical averages for October, according to the Turlock Irrigation District.

October 18, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Turlock 'Dancing' stars deliver donations

The Dancing with the Turlock Stars cast and board members visited Jessica's House Friday to deliver a $50,000 check from funds raised during the third annual event in September. DWTTS Board President Kristin Bettencourt said that the event managed to raise $154,000, with Jessica's House, Salvation Army and Covenant Care Hospice each receiving a $50,000 share of profits. Jessica's House Director of Donations Terrie King said that the nonprofit is fully funded by donations like this and this money will allow them to continue helping children deal with loss. King said, "This will allow ...

October 14, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Town hall to discuss library future

The Stanislaus County library system is casting an eye toward the future and what role the 13 branches will play in the lives of the county's communities and is hoping to hear some public input on the matter.

October 14, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock women’s group promotes well-being, breast cancer awareness

Turlock's Summerfaire Park was colored pink Friday morning as over 60 women from Turlock Promotoras came together to promote breast cancer awareness through physical exercise, guest speakers, and energizing Zumba routines.

October 14, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Longtime farmers market vendors say 'aloha'

After providing the Turlock community with fresh, organic produce for years, Ellie and Charley Fernandez of Ellie and Charley's Natural Garden are leaving their home at the Turlock Certified Farmers Market to enjoy retirement in Hawaii.

October 14, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Women leaders inspire, motivate at first annual round table breakfast

If there were ever a glass ceiling in Turlock, it was proven to be shattered Thursday morning at the inaugural Turlock Women's Leadership Round Table, as the city's most influential women gathered to talk about the successes and trials that come with being a female leader.

October 13, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Almond industry takes steps to reduce dust during harvest

It may not be possible to eliminate dust entirely during almond harvest season, but area farmers are still committed to improving air quality by using some new innovations that don't sacrifice production efficiency.

October 13, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Gusty winds, rain expected over weekend

The first storm of the season is set to hit today with strong winds and heavy rain forecast prompting the National Weather Service to issue warnings for most of Northern California, including the Central Valley.

October 13, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


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Turlock restaurant remembers Barbara Bush

While the nation mourned the passing of Barbara Bush this week, a Turlock restaurant had its own special tribute to the snowy-haired first lady.

April 20, 2018 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Garden tour to feature English manor, school garden

The Turlock Garden Club is inviting the public to come "gawk" at their horticultural efforts during the club's annual garden tour.

April 20, 2018 | | Local


Valley air among worst in nation

Stanislaus County residents continue to breathe some of the worst air in the nation, according to the American Lung Association's State of the Air ...

April 20, 2018 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Local designers, artisans transform Turlock home

As the finishing touches were being put on the first-ever Carnegie Arts Designer Show House before the Opening Night Gala on Friday, eight of the ...

April 20, 2018 | Kristina Hacker | Local


PizzaRev heats up Turlock

Name of business: PizzaRev

April 17, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local


Painting It Forward

Every year Lancaster Painting has a Paint It Forward contest where community members are able to nominate a person or organization who is in need ...

April 17, 2018 | Candy Padilla | Local


New Emanuel CEO shakes up patient care

In the center of Emanuel Medical Center's busy emergency department nurses' station is a cubicle for Lani Dickinson. The hospital's interim CEO often ...

April 17, 2018 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Turlock mourns loss of former mayor

Flags across Turlock were flown at half mast early this week in honor of former mayor Dale Pinkney, who died Saturday at the age of ...

April 17, 2018 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Foster youth receive new kitchen thanks to Lowe’s

Fourteen years ago, Joseph Koncel was a young man staying in Aspiranet's short-term residential treatment program in the Smith House, unsure about his future ...

April 13, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock goes fresh

Name of business: GoFresh Meals

April 10, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local


Red Cross seeks donors during National Volunteer Month

During National Volunteer Month this April, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to join in its lifesaving mission by giving blood.

April 10, 2018 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Sikhs gather for annual event

Sikhs have pushed for acceptance since first coming to America in 1899 and continue to do so as evidenced by Friday's 6th annual Sikh ...

April 10, 2018 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Local


ABC Project founder to be honored

When Susan Neufeld's grandmother gave her a copy of "Winnie the Pooh," Susan, then a child, cherished it so much that she kept it ...

April 10, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock sees return of new housing development

Over 200 single-family homes are currently under construction, or soon will be, in northeast Turlock, bringing a resurgence in new housing development for the city.

April 10, 2018 | Kristina Hacker | Local


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