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Turlock Covenant Church welcomes new pastor

Turlock Covenant Church's newest pastor is no stranger to travel. Since he left Sweden five years ago, Thomas Simonsson's journeys have taken him from Chicago to Alaska, and now, Turlock.

November 03, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock Fire honors those serving the department, community

Fire fighting is a team effort and on Tuesday the Turlock Fire Department made time to recognize all the people who help make their team a success in the community.

November 03, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Harvest Bowl ticket frenzy leaves some parents unable to attend

As Turlock gets game-day-ready for tonight's highly anticipated football game between hometown rivalries Turlock High School and Pitman High School, Amanda Encalade has no choice but to look to scalpers in hopes of purchasing a ticket to see her son play in his last Harvest Bowl after she and other parents were unable to secure tickets before they sold out earlier this week.

November 03, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Planning Commission votes to move forward with possible RV parking changes

Members of the Turlock Planning Commission decided Thursday that they need more information on the City's current ordinances pertaining to the parking of recreational vehicles in residential districts and voted to initiate an amendment to the Municipal Code.

November 03, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Livestock workshop to shine a light on new antibiotic legislation

Small-scale livestock producers - especially those who do not already have an established relationship with a veterinarian - are encouraged to attend "Maintaining Healthy Livestock in the New Era of Antibiotic Restrictions," a workshop intended to educate owners in light of unprecedented antibiotic legislation.

November 01, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Wood burning prohibitions return to Valley

As the temperature starts to drop and people look to warm up their homes by stoking a roaring fire, the regional air district is reminding residents to check to make sure it's legal to have a fire blazing that day.

November 01, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Sexually transmitted diseases on the rise in California

A report released last week from the California Department of Public Health found that the number of sexually transmitted diseases in the state is growing at a rate that is outpacing other states in the country and is at a 20 year high.

November 01, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Don Pedro Reservoir to undergo major refurbishment work in 2017

While emphasizing that Don Pedro Reservoir remains a safe - but aging - facility, Turlock Irrigation District is hoping to secure another 50 years of successful operation with three major refurbishment projects in 2017.

November 01, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Halloween events offer holiday fun in Turlock

Halloween is right around the corner, and Turlock is gearing up for the holiday with a variety of spooky events around town.

October 28, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


‘Creepy clowns’ a concern this Halloween

With Halloween approaching both the Turlock Unified School District and the Turlock Police Department are keeping a watchful eye out for any "creepy clowns" or other suspicious incidents that seemed aimed at scaring the city's younger residents.

October 28, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Heavy rainfall causes flooding around Turlock

The first big storm of the season hit Turlock Friday morning, resulting in flooded streets and at least one downed tree.

October 28, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Straight Up Mixology brings the party to your doorstep

Type of business: Mobile bartending service

October 27, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Shop the Blocks event aims to spark holiday spirit

Every November, the shops that line downtownTurlock's streets transform their interiors into holiday storefronts in anticipation for Christmas shoppers. Typically known as the holiday open house, the Downtown Turlock Merchant Alliance has switched things up this year, with 13 businesses coming together for a Shop the Blocks event that will celebrate the quickly-approaching holidays and their retail cheer.

October 27, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock Lions Clubs conduct vision screenings for over 1,000 students

All it took was seconds for Turlock Lions Club and Turlock 12:10 Lions Club members to identify possible vision problems for each kindergarten student at Julien Elementary School Wednesday morning.

October 27, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Local women launch online community events calendar

As active community members, Turlock residents Alison Cox and Hilary Smith Callis wanted to create a platform for the city to share and promote its events. This led the pair to launch HeyTurlock – an online calendar that aims to be the go-to website for those curious about Turlock happenings.

October 27, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


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Hundreds flock to God’s Closet’s first free shopping event

Despite the rain on Sunday, hundreds of people from near and far made their way to Turlock Seventh-day Adventist Church to browse among mountains of ...

November 25, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Letters to Santa raises thousands to bring Christmas to children in Stanislaus County

Although Turlock resident and Letters to Santa Charity president Justin Crone looks nothing like Santa Claus, he and Jolly Old Saint Nicholas have at least ...

November 25, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Turlock teen dedicates time, talents to helping community

Turlock resident Shivani Thakur is not your typical teen.

November 25, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Monte Vista Crossings: Over 16 years of development brings top shopping center to Turlock

Since its development began at the start of the new millennium, Turlockers have known Monte Vista Crossings as the city's shopping epicenter. From pet ...

November 25, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Man struck by train identified

The man struck and killed by a train Nov. 18 has been identified as a Turlock resident.

November 25, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


EMC honored for philanthropy

Emanuel Medical Center has received a 2016 National Philanthropy Day award from the Yosemite Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals for its charitable contributions ...

November 25, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Fire damages Turlock residence

The Turlock Fire Department is investigating the cause of a fire that severely damaged a residence Monday evening.

November 25, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Small Business Saturday promotes inner-city growth

Big box department stores reap the benefits of Black Friday annually, but Turlock residents hit the aisles and racks of local stores just as eagerly ...

November 25, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Make-A-Wish grants Turlock teen’s wish to see the Fighting Irish

Andrew "AJ" Perez has wanted to attend a Notre Dame football game since he was six years old. This previous weekend, that long-awaited dream became ...

November 25, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


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