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Wildfires cause issues for Valley air quality

Officials with the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District have issued a health advisory for area residents because of smoke from two wildfires.

August 12, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Turlock’s chimney sweep says farewell

After 30 years and 12,000 chimneys, Rob Thompson of Turlock Chimney Sweeps is hanging up his chimney brush.

August 12, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


New housing subdivision coming to Denair

New homes may soon be built in Denair, as the Stanislaus County Planning Commission recently approved an application to build a subdivision near Sante Fe Avenue.

August 12, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Resident digging up tree ruptures gas line

The gas leak that prompted a neighborhood evacuation was caused by a resident operating a bucket loader, according to the Turlock Fire Department.

August 12, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Council approves extending water service to R.A.M. Farms

The R.A.M. Farms pumpkin patch and Fields of Ice skating rink will once again be open for business this fall and winter seasons, following a decision by the Turlock City Council on Tuesday to extend water service to the east Turlock farm that lies just outside of the city limits.

August 11, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


City Council adopts new downtown parking plan

After weeks of planning and deliberation, the Turlock City Council unanimously voted Tuesday to adopt the Downtown Parking Management Plan, which contains a number of measures meant to ensure adequate parking in downtown Turlock.

August 11, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Gas leak reported in Turlock neighborhood

Some Turlock residents were evacuated from their homes while others were told to shelter in place by the Turlock Fire Department as they investigated a gas leak.

August 11, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Shop and pamper at Lipstick and Grit

Type of business: Salon/boutique

August 11, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


HONORING OUR VETERANS

Tom Hillsamer was honored for his service in the U.S. Navy during World War II with a pinning ceremony on Monday at Turlock Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. The Turlock resident was part of the gun crew of the Albert P. Ryder liberty ship that delivered cargo to troops in Europe and South America.

August 11, 2016 | Candy Padilla | Local


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


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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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