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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


Weekend storm makes positive impact on region

For the first time in nearly two years, Don Pedro Recreation Agency will open all three launch ramps at Don Pedro Lake due to much-needed precipitation and rising lake levels.

March 08, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Historic Hauck's building gets new life with sports bar and grill

Downtown Turlock will soon welcome a new eatery that is paying homage to its location's historic past with its name - Hauck's Grill.

March 08, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


MedicAlert leaving Turlock

MedicAlert, a business founded in Turlock that over the past 60 years has revolutionized the medical information industry, will soon be leaving town.

March 08, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


IN SERVICE

U.S. Army Reserve Pvt. Myles A. Ducey has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Jackson, S.C.

March 04, 2016 | | Local


Unemployment rate rises for Stanislaus County

Stanislaus County's unemployment rate rose in January, but continues to fall below 10 percent and the year-ago estimate, according to the latest release from the Employment Development Department.

March 04, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Area almond farmer ‘shares the health’

One simple quote has spiraled into motivation and seemingly a mission statement for Sara Sperry.

March 04, 2016 | BY TERESA HAMMOND Turlock Journal | Local


Nonprofit provides second chance to Turlock’s at-risk population

Despite the fact that an early morning fire engulfed the historic Turlock church that Off the Hook Ministries was planning to call home with an official launch planned in September of last year, the Turlock nonprofit emerged from the ashes stronger than ever.

March 04, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Olive Garden “harvests” surplus food for local food bank

While Olive Garden in Turlock welcomes a hearty customer flow every day of the week, Thursdays at the local restaurant are known for serving guests of a different kind.

March 03, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Local vet wins inaugural Mayor's Quilt Award

Turlock Mayor Gary Soiseth has been asked to judge a number of community contests from pumpkin carving to pie baking and gingerbread house making. The Mayor can now add quilting to his list of judging duties as he was asked to award the inaugural Mayor's Quilt Award at the Turlock Quilt Guild's Threads of Beauty show on Feb. 6.

March 03, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


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Community rallies to find missing tortoise

Tortoises aren't known for their speed, but one Turlock tortoise seems to have made a quick getaway. George the California desert tortoise has been ...

May 24, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


New downtown eatery donates $8,500 to local athletic programs

The opening of Hauck's earlier this month generated a lot of buzz from Turlockers excited to see the historic downtown building and one-time pharmacy ...

May 24, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Education Foundation seeks public’s help in shipping books to Ghana

In the villages of Ghana, West Africa, school books are hard to come by. Over the past ten years, Books and More Education Foundation has ...

May 24, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Seniors go head-to-head in cycling challenge

Seniors at Covenant Village of Turlock were off to the races Monday as the retirement community kicked off the Tour de CRC, a five-day CyberCycle ...

May 24, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Sweet time promised at Oakdale Chocolate Festival

Whether you just want to visit a few favorite chocolate booths, find some unique artwork, get some kettle korn or listen to some tunes, there ...

May 20, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Turlock students vie for Dairy Princess title

Three local women will compete for the prestigious title of Dairy Princess during ceremonies at the upcoming District 6 Dairy Princess Contest. The gala event ...

May 20, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Unemployment rate drops in Stanislaus County

Stanislaus County saw a decline in the number of unemployed individuals during the month of April, according to the latest report from the Employment Development ...

May 20, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Stanislaus State welcomes actors to spur voter registration

Students at Stanislaus State were star struck Wednesday as the university hosted actors Kendrick Sampson of "The Vampire Diaries," "Gracepoint," and "How to Get Away ...

May 19, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Save Mart holds annual peanut butter drive

Giving back is now as simple as purchasing a jar of peanut butter or jelly thanks to Save Mart Supermarkets' "Peanut Butter Roundup," which raises ...

May 19, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


TID continues fish passage discussions on Tuolumne River

Local irrigation districts held a meeting on Thursday to discuss a number of fish passage field studies planned in the Tuolumne River as part of ...

May 19, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Renewed effort to remind people to buckle up for safety

Local law enforcement will be participating in the national Click It or Ticket campaign with an increased focus on motorists that fail to buckle up ...

May 19, 2016 | | Local


Water control board hands conservation efforts over to local districts

The efforts to keep water usage at a reasonable level will now be the responsibility of individual water districts as the State Water Resources Control ...

May 19, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Giant sequoias' namesake park deserves a visit

Grand as they are, it's easy to overlook giant sequoias, even for those who visit the Sierra Nevada range often. Tahoe skiers and Yosemite ...

May 17, 2016 | BY MATT JOHANSON Special to the Journal | Local


Annual farm and river festival returns to Livingston

Valley dwellers will have the opportunity to pick, taste and learn first-hand about the local ecosystem when the Pick and Gather at Riverdance Farms and ...

May 17, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Honey bees still declining, finds survey

The number of honey bee colonies in the United States experienced an 8 percent decline in 2015, according to a recently released study from the ...

May 17, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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