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One flight dream made reality

Jack Bright was able to see his flight dream come true on Sunday thanks to Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation and pilot Darryl Fisher. Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation honors many senior citizens and veterans by giving Dream Flights in their restored Boeing Stearman that was once a trainer from World War II. The foundation owns three planes and travels the country in hopes of making dreams come true free of charge thanks to sponsors. Last year they provided 650 flights in 23 states.

April 12, 2016 | Candy Padilla | Local


Turlock and Hilmar prepare to relay for a cure

The battle against cancer is something that affects many people, and every year hundreds of community members come together through Relay For Life to raise much-needed funds and awareness to save lives from the terrible disease. This year, Hilmar and Turlock will host their own community fundraising walks to help find a cure.

April 12, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Garden club helps downtown Turlock welcome spring

Downtown Turlock is already a beautiful place, but it just got a whole lot prettier. As part of their efforts to beautify the downtown area, the Turlock Garden Club planted stunning displays of flowers in the large, cement pots that decorate Main Street.

April 12, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Two Emanuel employees recognized for national award

Two employees at Emanuel Medical Center have been singled out for a national award based on their dedication to patient care.

April 12, 2016 | | Local


Fire reported at National Guard building in Turlock

A quick response from the Turlock Fire Department kept a fire at the Army National Guard facility in Turlock from spreading through the building.

April 12, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock seniors' flyboy dreams come true

As a young boy, Jim Jessup remembers seeing planes training for World War II in the skies above his home, twisting and twirling through the air. He would look up in awe as the pilots practiced their dog fights, preparing themselves for war.

April 08, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


High-heeled walkers unite for awareness campaign

A parade of red-heeled men and boys will soon be marching through downtown Modesto as the Haven Women's Center of Stanislaus County hosts their third Walk A Mile In Her Shoes event April 16.

April 08, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Mother, daughter duo donate their locks

Brown Elementary school student Laura Ralston and her mother, Hayley, have been growing out their hair for two and a half years, but not for their own vanity. They chopped off a combined 26 inches of their long, brown locks Friday and donated it to Wigs for Kids, a private, non-profit organization that creates hair replacement systems for children who would otherwise be unable to afford them.

April 08, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Caddy’s Hair Studio opens second location

Type of Business: Barber shop

April 07, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


FINAL SALUTE

Family, friends and community members in Turlock bid farewell to Coast Guardsman Joshua X. Noz, who died in a motorcycle collision March 27 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

April 07, 2016 | Candy Padilla | Local


Final transit changes focus of public meeting

The City of Turlock is moving forward with plans to improve bus service in town - and rebrand the current Bus Line Service of Turlock to Turlock Transit -by asking for public input on the final draft of new routes and schedules before taking the changes to the City Council for approval.

April 07, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Students able to win prizes for choosing fruits and veggies

Promoting healthy eating habits in local youth is a community-wide goal and the Stanislaus County Fair and Turlock Unified School District are once again partnering to encourage students to make good food choices.

April 07, 2016 | | Local


Turlock salutes fallen Coast Guard member

Turlock police and fire personnel were on hand late Sunday night to salute the remains of a Coast Guard serviceman from Denair who was killed in a solo motorcycle collision March 27 in Honolulu.

April 05, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


CALIFORNIA CROP WEATHER

Rainfall was sparse during the week with most totals below a quarter of an inch. Monday through Wednesday saw scattered rain showers across portions of the State with scattered snow showers in the Sierras. Coastal locations north of Los Angeles, the far north, and the interior deserts remained dry. Precipitation in the Central Valley was limited to only Monday. By Wednesday, the State-wide rainfall was limited to the San Diego area and portions of the deserts. Precipitation ceased as a dry air mass took hold of the State by Thursday and persisted into the weekend. Rain showers fell on Sunday ...

April 05, 2016 | | Local


CASTLE WELCOMES U.S. ARMY AVIAVATION EXHIBIT

Castle Air Museum will be receiving a new addition to their collection of nearly 70 vintage military aircraft when a Boeing CH-47D Chinook Helicopter from the California Army National Guard touches down at Castle Airport at 11 a.m. Thursday.

April 05, 2016 | | Local


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Kap 'puts things in perspective' at heart camp benefit event

Although he may be Turlock's most famous quarterback, for the past four years Colin Kaepernick has taken time away from the gridiron one day ...

June 21, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Stanislaus County man contracts Zika after traveling to Caribbean

A Stanislaus County resident who recently traveled outside of the country is the first local to test positive for the Zika virus.

June 21, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Fossil exhibit at Merced library

The Merced County Library is hosting a fossil exhibit through the summer courtesy of the State of California and Caltrans.

June 17, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


State gas prices climbing once again

Summer is the season of sunny days, ice cold refreshments and, unfortunately for many Californians, rising prices at the pump. With a wallet-binding combination of ...

June 17, 2016 | Ryan McLaughlin | Local


Turlock teen crowned District 6 Dairy Princess

Nicole Sanders of Turlock was crowned the District 6 Dairy Princess during ceremonies held Thursday at Our Lady of Assumption Hall in Turlock. Alexia Nunes ...

June 17, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Turlock dads talk parenting, priorities and making every moment count

Fathers of Turlock are taking it upon themselves to be the next generation of doting dads. Although everyone has their own parenting style, most have ...

June 17, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Unemployment continues to fall in Stanislaus County

The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County dropped to a new low for the year as the harvest season provides additional jobs for the area, according ...

June 17, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


County libraries expand hours to Fridays

Library users around the county will soon be able to stroll into their local branch on a Friday and peruse all the books, periodicals, and ...

June 16, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Legislature approves state budget with increased spending for welfare, education

The State Legislature approved a budget Wednesday that includes a $122.5 billion spending plan and raises vehicle registration fees by $10, generating $400 million.

June 16, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Free child seat inspection

The Stanislaus County Health Services Agency's Keep Baby Safe Program will conduct a free child safety seat inspection event from 9 a.m. to ...

June 16, 2016 | | Local


Merced County Fair wraps up 125th year celebration

June 12 marked the end of the Merced County Fair after five days filled with entertainment, carnival rides and lots of fair food.

June 16, 2016 | | Local


The Beauty Bar keeps Turlock smiling

Type of business: Salon/Spa

June 16, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Fair CEO ready for first foray in Stanislaus County

With the Stanislaus County Fair just around the corner and residents from all over the Central Valley gearing up for twisting rides and fried foods ...

June 16, 2016 | Ryan McLaughlin | Local


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