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Turlock Police to host Youth Academy

The Turlock Police Department will be hosting a three-day Police Youth Academy to give students a better perspective of what it takes to work in law enforcement.

March 16, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


City, schools making Turlock green

Thursday will mark the traditional day that people don their green garb, but the City of Turlock is getting an early start on celebrating all things green, though in this context it's not the Emerald Isle that is being touted, but rather an environmentally friendly lifestyle.

March 16, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock Chamber finds new leader in marketing executive

Karin Moss is a natural at marketing, having promoted cities, projects, films and non-profits. And now it is Turlock's turn.

March 16, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Modesto Nuts offer reading incentives

The Modesto Nuts, Class A Advanced Affiliate of the Colorado Rockies, offers a free goal-oriented reading program to schools throughout the surrounding area.

March 11, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


TID votes to add City of Waterford to groundwater basin association

The Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors unanimously voted on Tuesday to approve adding the City of Waterford to the Turlock Groundwater Basin Association after the city purchased the unincorporated town of Hickman's water system, which is within the Turlock Subbasin, from the City of Modesto in July of last year.

March 11, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Silk Gardens celebrates 20 years at downtown shop

Silk Gardens owner Terry Newcomb remembers vividly her customers having to walk across makeshift ply board ramps to get into her E. Main Street shop during the months in 1998 that the downtown beautification project saw the entire street completely renovated. While the mess and inconvenience was a hassle, she said it was worth it.

March 11, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


TID expected to set irrigation cap, season on Tuesday

Things are looking up for local growers as the Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors will consider on Tuesday beginning the 2016 irrigation season next month with an irrigation cap that doubles the amount of water provided last year during their meeting.

March 11, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Spring forward safely

Daylight saving time begins at 2 a.m. on Sunday. As we approach this biannual shift in time,A AA urges drivers to take extra precautions while on the road. According to the National Safety Council data, a significant increase of up to 6 percent in crashes occurs the Monday immediately following the spring shift.

March 11, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Family-owned crepe shop to open in Turlock

Name of Business: The Creperie

March 10, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Local growers urged to keep inspecting citrus trees for invasive insect

While quarantine efforts seem to be working locally to prevent the spread of the Asian Citrus Psyllid, a bug known to host an incurable citrus disease, University of California's Agriculture and Natural Resources Department is urging growers to remain vigilant in examining their citrus trees for the tiny invasive insect.

March 10, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Turlock rates a 'B' for young families

A recent rating of family friendly cities found Turlock coming in close to the middle of the pack, with an overall 'B' grade.

March 10, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Weekend event aims to give away thousands of prom dresses for free

As a member of the Bay Area Chapter of Hmong Women Today, Louansee Moua wants to make sure that every high school girl that attends the organization's Project Prom on Saturday in Merced will not leave empty-handed.

March 10, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Volunteers highlighted during Red Cross Month

The American Red Cross is recognizing the country's everyday heroes during Red Cross Month.

March 08, 2016 | | Local


Blaze at Turlock home injures two people

Two people sustained minor injuries and a pet died from a house fire in Turlock Sunday morning.

March 08, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Bee Positive benefits Jessica’s House

Joe and Cathie Bernardi along with their sons Jared and Dylan present an $8000 check to Nancy Daley and Erin Nelson of Jessica's House. The money was raised during the Bee Positive 5k Walk/Run held a month ago in honor of their daughter Kayla Bernardi who passed away from leukemia. "Jessica's House was going to be Kayla's first volunteer position after she graduated" said Joe Bernardi. "Not knowing a month later she would be diagnosed with leukemia and 8 months later we would be needing the services Jessica's House provides, it's just an invaluable ...

March 08, 2016 | | Local


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Donnelly Park playground to close for renovations

The Children's Play Park at Donnelly Park will be closed for six days next week for repairs thanks to a partnership between the City ...

September 15, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


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