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Unemployment rate rises for Stanislaus County

Stanislaus County's unemployment rate rose in January, but continues to fall below 10 percent and the year-ago estimate, according to the latest release from the Employment Development Department.

March 04, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Area almond farmer ‘shares the health’

One simple quote has spiraled into motivation and seemingly a mission statement for Sara Sperry.

March 04, 2016 | BY TERESA HAMMOND Turlock Journal | Local


Nonprofit provides second chance to Turlock’s at-risk population

Despite the fact that an early morning fire engulfed the historic Turlock church that Off the Hook Ministries was planning to call home with an official launch planned in September of last year, the Turlock nonprofit emerged from the ashes stronger than ever.

March 04, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Olive Garden “harvests” surplus food for local food bank

While Olive Garden in Turlock welcomes a hearty customer flow every day of the week, Thursdays at the local restaurant are known for serving guests of a different kind.

March 03, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Local vet wins inaugural Mayor's Quilt Award

Turlock Mayor Gary Soiseth has been asked to judge a number of community contests from pumpkin carving to pie baking and gingerbread house making. The Mayor can now add quilting to his list of judging duties as he was asked to award the inaugural Mayor's Quilt Award at the Turlock Quilt Guild's Threads of Beauty show on Feb. 6.

March 03, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Trinity Valley Care offers personalized living assistance for seniors

Name of Business: Trinity Valley Care

March 03, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Parkinson’s support group volunteers to help those in need

Judging by the joyous look that took over the faces on each member of the Turlock Parkinson's Support Group, it was hard to determine which party benefitted more from the group's last meeting, which included assembling care bags for Turlock Gospel Mission.

March 03, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


City embarks on strategy to reduce collisions in Turlock

The upcoming months will see Turlock's City Engineering Department implement a multi-pronged effort at reducing the rate of traffic collisions happening in the city.

March 03, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Homeless day center finds permanent home

The Homeless Assistance Ministry now has a permanent home in Turlock, thanks to a partnership between the Turlock Gospel Mission and the City of Turlock to purchase the Knights of Columbus building at 432 S. Broadway.

March 03, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Latest snow survey shows below-average water content

Turlock Irrigation District is hoping that wetter than average conditions on the horizon will help keep them on track to supplying the 36 inches of water discussed during last month's grower meeting following the latest snowpack survey, which revealed a less than average snowpack-a proven significant source of California's water supply.

March 01, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Burn program ends with fewer curtailments, cleaner air

Tuesday marked the end of the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District's 13th season of the Check Before You Burn program, with fewer burning prohibitions issued and cleaner air results.

March 01, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Stan State athletes grant shopping spree to Modesto boy battling brain tumor

Somerset Middle School student Alan Ojeda was in for a surprise during the Stanislaus State men's basketball game on Saturday when the moment he thought he was only going to be honored as a local Make-A-Wish child turned into the moment he found out that his wish for a shopping spree was going to be granted.

March 01, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Disney dreams come true for grieving 6-year old

For the last two weeks 6-year-old Braley Teixeira has been questioning his dad about when they were going to go to Disneyland. Little did he know the trip of his dreams was just around the corner.

February 26, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Fair prices, large inventory mark Poli’s Thrift for success

Name of Business: Poli's Thrift Shop

February 25, 2016 | Natalie Winters | Local


Dr. Seuss celebrations, spring crafts and science all coming to local libraries in March

"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go."

February 25, 2016 | | Local


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GOH Fitness ups the intensity one class at a time

Name of business: GOH Fitness

June 13, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Stanislaus Community Foundation awards largest amount of scholarships in organization’s history

Thanks to the generous contributions of scholarship donors and a grant from College Futures Foundation, 175 local students will receive scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic ...

June 13, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Empowering scholarship contest open to young women

A Turlock business is helping to support education while asking county young women to plan for their future in leadership roles.

June 13, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


A commitment to liveliness: Turlock Senior Citizens defy elderly stereotype

Tucked behind the city library and sheltered by a cluster of tall, drooping trees, the Turlock Senior Center is a haven for entertainment, exercise and ...

June 13, 2017 | BY PAUL ROUPE Turlock Journal | Local


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