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Diarrhea infections on the rise in Stanislaus County

As people prepare to make their holiday meals, Stanislaus County health officials are imploring them to practice proper hygiene to help stop a spreading diarrheal infection.

December 20, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Pink campaign raises over $20K for cancer endowment

For the past five years, the Turlock Firefighters Local #2434 have foregone their traditional blue uniform shirts during the month of October and donned bright pink t-shirts in an effort to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research.

December 20, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Blaze chars garage of Turlock residence

The Turlock Fire Department is investigating the cause of a fire that ignited in the garage of a Turlock residence Friday afternoon.

December 19, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Last minute ideas turn even most unprepared into seasoned gift giver

It's a week before Christmas. You're sitting at home, basking in the glow of your festively trimmed tree, sipping on your third glass of eggnog.

December 16, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Dust Bowl, Jasper Foods put unique spin on holiday treat

Lovers of Dust Bowl Brewing Company are familiar with the wide variety of craft beer available at their two Turlock taprooms. Now, the company has collaborated with Jasper Specialty Foods in Newman to bring beer connoisseurs a delicious treat just in time for the holidays: a sweet, yet salty beer brittle.

December 16, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Westside Ministries keeps kids warm with annual coat drive

For many, the month of December signifies warm nights spent by the fireplace, surrounded by loved ones and perhaps a few Christmas stockings as the temperature drops outside. Some families dread the colder months, however, as they cannot afford a coat for their child to protect them from the harsh weather. For the past 28 years, Westside Ministries has made it their mission to provide for these families through their annual Coats 4 Kids coat drive, providing coats, toys and haircuts to local, underserved youth.

December 16, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Unemployment in county records higher rates

Stanislaus County's unemployment rate in November saw a slight bump, but continues to stay in the single digits and below the year-ago estimate, according to the latest numbers released from the Employment Development Department.

December 16, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Collision kills one

A 25-year-old man that died in a single vehicle collision in Madera County was initially identified as a Turlock resident, but actually lived in Sacramento, according to the Madera County Coroner's Office.

December 15, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


In & Out Smart Repair makes broken electronics new again

Type of business: Electronic device repair shop

December 15, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


TID adopts 2017 budget

Without any rate increases or major changes planned for the second consecutive year, the 2017 Turlock Irrigation District budget was unanimously approved by Board of Directors after months of preparation Tuesday.

December 15, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


One Heart, One Mind, One Prayer

Prodigal Sons and Daughters, the faith-based addiction recovery ministry located in Turlock, has launched an end of the year campaign in an effort to raise both awareness and support for the free services they provide. The campaign, "One Heart, One Mind, One Prayer," hopes to raise enough revenue to keep the organization's doors open for another year.

December 15, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Varco-Pruden engineering office announces closure

Fifty-one BlueScope Buildings employees are set to be jobless following the closing of the organization's Varco-Pruden engineering office in Turlock, the company informed county officials in a letter earlier this week.

December 15, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock welcomes permanent See’s Candies store

Turlock residents are accustomed to shopping the shelves of See's Candies during the holidays thanks to the company's temporary holiday locations, but now, candy lovers will be able to satisfy their sweet tooth year round as the chocolate haven's permanent location in Turlock opened its doors Wednesday.

December 15, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Third time's a charm for Monte Vista railroad crossing

Despite Thursday's wet weather, the third - and, hopefully, final - construction project on the Monte Vista Avenue railroad crossing is slated to be completed today, opening up one of Turlock's busiest thoroghfares.

December 15, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


'Nutcracker' an annual tradition in Turlock

For over 30 years, local dance company Backstage Academy of Dance has brought the classic Christmas tale of "The Nutcracker" to life, with dancers of all ages performing what has become a holiday tradition in Turlock.

December 13, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


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Kids learn good dental health habits

First Step Dental held its annual elementary school field trip day on Friday in celebration of Dental Health Month. Schools were invited to bring the ...

February 24, 2017 | BY CANDY PADILLA Turlock Journal | Local


EMC offers free seminar on colon cancer

Emanuel Medical Center is hosting a free seminar with a Stanford surgeon to promote colon cancer awareness.

February 24, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Outstanding women to be honored at annual event

There are countless outstanding women who call Stanislaus County home, but the County's Commission for Women plans to pay tribute to 12 that stand ...

February 24, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Tree, fence damage lead to Pedretti Park closure

Five years of drought followed by a historic wet and stormy winter has wreaked havoc on rivers, roads and forests throughout the region and state ...

February 24, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


In midst of historically wet year, officials hope to create more space in Don Pedro

After making a decision to open one of three controlled spillway gates at Don Pedro Reservoir for the first time in 20 years on Monday ...

February 23, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Cen Cal Detailing ready to go to the mats

Type of Business: Mobile auto detailer

February 23, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Libraries celebrate Dr. Seuss, Day of the Child

Iconic children's author Dr. Seuss will be honored through a number of events at local branches of the Stanislaus County Library throughout the month ...

February 23, 2017 | | Local


IRC event brings community together for refugees

Following questions from the community regarding President Donald Trump's executive order limiting travel into the United States, the International Rescue Committee office in Turlock ...

February 23, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


PG&E begins natural gas line testing in Turlock

Streets in Turlock's westside will be shut down tonight as Pacific Gas and Electric Company performs the first in a series of natural gas ...

February 23, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


World religious leaders, activists convene at regional meeting in Modesto

Nearly 700 faith leaders, grassroots organizers and community leaders from 12 countries gathered at Central Catholic High School in Modesto from Feb. 16 - 19 at ...

February 21, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock family finds hope with new spinal muscular atrophy drug treatment

The seven years of young Charleston "Cash" Goeppert's life have been marked by a lot of nevers - never taken his first step, never crawled ...

February 21, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Don Pedro spills amongst historic rainfall

California has been thirsting for water for years in the midst of a historic drought, but recent rainfall brought newfound fears of flooding to local ...

February 21, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Flames bring down former Almond Tree restaurant in Turlock

The thick, acrid smoke that swirled and billowed over parts of Turlock Tuesday came from a fire that burned down one of the city's ...

February 21, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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