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Free mammograms at EMC

With a $20,000 grant from the Bill and Elise Ahlem Cancer Endowment, Emanuel Cancer Center will provide free mammograms for uninsured and underinsured women.

October 06, 2016 | | Local


Increased water use statewide could lead to stricter conservation standards

The State Water Resources Control Board announced Wednesday that regulators are contemplating a return to state-mandated conservation standards as early as next year after urban suppliers slipped in water savings in August.

October 06, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Mother, daughter promote breast cancer awareness with matching Mustangs

After losing several family members to the disease, Turlock resident Sarah Fox knows the importance of raising breast cancer awareness. She and her young daughter, Cheyenne, proudly own matching pink Ford Mustangs (one real, one toy) in an effort to jumpstart conversations about breast cancer.

October 06, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock Family Resource Center readies for annual Fall Festival

Aspiranet's Turlock Family Resource Center will promote the health and well-being of the community and those who live in it Thursday with family-friendly activities and invaluable information about available resources at their third annual Fall Festival.

October 04, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Computer Tutor offering free opportunity to get employed

For 13 years, Computer Tutor Business and Technical Institute has offered the public a free and easy way to get employed through their government-funded work experience program. This year, the institute has a number of grants to hand out to the public once again.

October 04, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Carnegie Lecture Series: Importance of Reading Aloud

The Carnegie Arts Center will present the first of the Fall 2016 Sunday Arts Lecture Series at 2 p.m. Oct. 9. In conjunction with the new exhibition in the Carnegie's main gallery, "Childhood Classics: 100 Years of Original Illustration from the Art Kandy Collection," lectures this fall will cover many areas associated with children's books and illustration art.

October 04, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Turlock seniors medal in CyberCyle competition

Seniors living at Covenant Village of Turlock continue to cycle and compete their way to better health. In the spirit of the U.S. Summer Olympic Games, 17 residents participated in the community's third, national competition using the CyberCycle, an interactive recumbent bike that uses virtual environments, video game features, group rides, and the spirit of healthy competition to motivate riders. The team competed against 144 other virtual CyberCycle riders at 18 retirement communities nationwide and earned medals for completing individual courses or stage race courses in the fastest times.

October 04, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Women leaders gather to talk at first annual round table breakfast

The Turlock Journal is hosting an inaugural event that will bring women from varying positions and experiences together for a conversation about what it means to be a woman in leadership.

October 04, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Denair collision kills one, injures another

A collision Tuesday morning between two vehicles on a rural Denair road resulted in the death of one man and hospitalized another.

October 04, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Energy services firm seeks business to house stop on 'Electric Highway'

Electric vehicles have become increasingly popular not only throughout America, but specifically in California. With around 250,000 electric vehicles in the state and a projected one million by the year 2020, California-based energy services firm Ricargo, Inc. is spearheading a statewide network of speedy electric vehicle chargers known as the "Electric Highway," and has chosen Turlock as the highway's next key site.

October 04, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock firefighters ready to show their pink pride

The popular and successful fundraising effort by Turlock Firefighters Local 2434 for breast cancer research is back for another run at turning the town pink.

October 04, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


TID votes to oppose State Water Board proposal

Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors did not hold back their fervent disapproval Tuesday morning as they unanimously voted to oppose the State Water Resources Control Board's recent proposal to cut water use.

October 04, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


More pickle at Crane Park

Local pickle ball players converged at Crane Park Wednesday to help City of Turlock employees paint lines for two new pickle ball courts. Since Crane Park provides better lighting than the other courts many players go to at Columbia Park, Colin Homer said the intent of the project was to provide an area for local pickle ball players to play during the evening hours. Homer said he and other players have been working with the city for over a year to bring this project to fruition

September 30, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


A sharing of cultures

Iqbinder Randhawa danced with residents during Main West Post Acute Care's Cultural Day. What began as a way for Main West's Indian employees to share their heritage with residents has grown to encompass all of the cultures found at the convalescent home, including Mexican, Spanish, Assyrian, Portuguese and many others.

September 30, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Spooky crafts, musical story times and Star Wars all part of October library events

There will be plenty of pumpkins, ghosts and monsters at local branches of the Stanislaus County Library in October, in the form of special story times, activities and craft activities. Other October highlights include visits from the Modesto Symphony Orchestra and "Python Ron" McGee to the Turlock Library.

September 30, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


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Healthcare Hero: Renee Pimentel

If you do not know Renee Pimentel, you should. While not a household name she is a healthcare hero.

November 29, 2016 | BY JEFFREY LEWIS Special to the Journal | Local


Denair preparing for first annual tree lighting celebration

Towns across the country celebrate Christmas traditions annually, and this year, Denair hopes to begin one of its own with its first annual Christmas tree ...

November 29, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Don’s RV Center preparing to expand

Don's RV Center is set for expansion following the Stanislaus County Planning Commission's recent approval of the center's plans to create an ...

November 29, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Police department begins enforcement operations to curb collisions

The Turlock Police Department will be conducting a special traffic enforcement today around town in an ongoing effort to drive down the number of fatal ...

November 29, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock Chamber of Commerce eliminates CEO position

The Turlock Chamber of Commerce is restructuring its staff as the business organization looks to refocus its resources.

November 29, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


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