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James Bowles: Redefining excellence at Stan State's School of Nursing

California State University, Stanislaus has one of the top 10 Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs in the United States. There are three reasons. First, the Director, Dr. Debra Tavernier, is an incredible leader due to her brilliance, passion and an unwavering commitment to excellence. Second, the faculty at the nursing school is second to none. Their practical experience, passion and commitment to excellence in education are unmatched. Each brings experience and expertise into the class room to ensure that students graduate prepared to start immediately as well trained Registered Nurses. The third and final reason the CSUS Nursing program ...

December 09, 2016 | BY JEFFREY LEWIS Special to the Journal | Local


Local churches, businesses provide warm clothing to those in need

With the arrival of the holiday season also comes the arrival of colder weather. To help those less fortunate who have no choice but to endure the chill without basic necessities such as shoes, socks and coats, local churches and businesses are getting into the spirit of giving and doing their part to make sure that no one in the community has to go without.

December 09, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Turlock a welcoming home for refugees

In war-torn Syria, 50 families are forced to flee their homes every hour of every day. Nearly 11 million Syrians have fled their homes since the outbreak of a civil war in 2011, and as families struggle to survive in their country's harsh conditions, many have made their way to the United States, and specifically, Turlock.

December 09, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock Animal Shelter encouraging pet adoption with discounted fees

'There's no place like home for the holidays' - or so the 1954 Perry Como song says - and the Turlock Animal Shelter has the goal of finding a forever home for every dog and cat they have before Christmas. To help encourage potential pet owners to find their new companion this month, all adoption fees are 50 percent off.

December 08, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Stunning displays a holiday tradition for Turlock residents

Holiday cheer comes in many forms, but for two Turlock residents, the best way they know how to display it is through brilliant exhibits painstakingly put together over the course of months - all for the love of Christmas.

December 08, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Union Pacific to fix bumpy Monte Vista railroad crossing

There's good news and bad news regarding the Monte Vista Avenue railroad crossing. The bad news is drivers will once again have to find alternate routes to reach Monte Vista Crossings, Highway 99 and other destinations west of Golden State Boulevard as Monte Vista Avenue will be closed Monday through Thursday next week for additional repairs over the railroad tracks.

December 08, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Health officials issue warning over eating wild mushrooms

With seasonal rains promoting the growth of wild mushrooms, California Department of Public Health Director and State Public Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith is reminding people that collecting and eating hazardous wild mushrooms can lead to serious illness and even death.

December 08, 2016 | | Local


Holiday shopping events spark Christmas spirit

Following the success of Small Business Saturday, stores around town are giving shoppers even more incentive to shop local this Christmas with several holiday shopping events that not only support local organizations, but also provide a simple and nearby solution for purchasing gifts.

December 08, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Salon Two Zero Nine approaches one year anniversary

Type of business: Salon

December 08, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Toys wanted for Post Office’s annual gift drive

The Turlock Post Office is no stranger to organizing charitable drives for community members in need, and once again employees are collecting toys for the 18th annual Gifts for Kids program.

December 06, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Flying lessons give residents the opportunity to earn their wings

In years past, prospective pilots in Turlock had to travel to nearby cities like Modesto and Merced to receive flying lessons, but now, those interested in taking to the skies can learn how to do so at the Turlock Municipal Airport.

December 06, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Creative competitors wanted for annual tech contest

Technology will take center stage in the Central Valley for the third consecutive year as the Valley Hackathon brings the software community together for a timed programming competition.

December 06, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Memorial run passes through town

The two Los Angeles Police Department officers who began a trek up the state in honor of their fallen brethren finished their run Tuesday in Sacramento, but not before passing through Turlock with supporters running in tow.

December 06, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Charitable fund started in honor of fallen deputy

Those residents wanting to honor the life of Stanislaus County Deputy Dennis Wallace and build his legacy in the community have a new option thanks to the Stanislaus Community Foundation.

December 06, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock’s superheroes parade through downtown

Downtown Turlock was bursting with holiday spirit once again as the Turlock Downtown Christmas Parade made its way down Main Street on Friday night, with floats featuring plenty of lights, candy and superheroes taking center stage.

December 02, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


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Don Pedro Reservoir nears max capacity with more rain on the way

While the latest winter storm to hit Turlock left the city with a number of toppled trees and several power outages Friday, the precipitation forecast ...

February 17, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


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