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City, schools making Turlock green

Thursday will mark the traditional day that people don their green garb, but the City of Turlock is getting an early start on celebrating all things green, though in this context it's not the Emerald Isle that is being touted, but rather an environmentally friendly lifestyle.

March 16, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock Chamber finds new leader in marketing executive

Karin Moss is a natural at marketing, having promoted cities, projects, films and non-profits. And now it is Turlock's turn.

March 16, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Modesto Nuts offer reading incentives

The Modesto Nuts, Class A Advanced Affiliate of the Colorado Rockies, offers a free goal-oriented reading program to schools throughout the surrounding area.

March 11, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


TID votes to add City of Waterford to groundwater basin association

The Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors unanimously voted on Tuesday to approve adding the City of Waterford to the Turlock Groundwater Basin Association after the city purchased the unincorporated town of Hickman's water system, which is within the Turlock Subbasin, from the City of Modesto in July of last year.

March 11, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Silk Gardens celebrates 20 years at downtown shop

Silk Gardens owner Terry Newcomb remembers vividly her customers having to walk across makeshift ply board ramps to get into her E. Main Street shop during the months in 1998 that the downtown beautification project saw the entire street completely renovated. While the mess and inconvenience was a hassle, she said it was worth it.

March 11, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


TID expected to set irrigation cap, season on Tuesday

Things are looking up for local growers as the Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors will consider on Tuesday beginning the 2016 irrigation season next month with an irrigation cap that doubles the amount of water provided last year during their meeting.

March 11, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Spring forward safely

Daylight saving time begins at 2 a.m. on Sunday. As we approach this biannual shift in time,A AA urges drivers to take extra precautions while on the road. According to the National Safety Council data, a significant increase of up to 6 percent in crashes occurs the Monday immediately following the spring shift.

March 11, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Family-owned crepe shop to open in Turlock

Name of Business: The Creperie

March 10, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


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


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Fields of Ice readies for seasonal skaters

Name of business: Fields of Ice presented by R.A.M. Farms

November 14, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Fire destroys shed, vehicles in Turlock

A fire of accidental origin ignited a shed and several cars parked nearby, but Turlock firefighters were able to keep it from reaching a neighboring ...

November 14, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Pumpkin Pie Challenge: Turlock edition

Think you've got what it takes to bake a winning pumpkin pie? If the answer is yes, then local chiropractor David Dubyak is looking ...

November 14, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Turlock student’s singing victory provides again for United Samaritans

Turlock High School senior Felisha Dias has an incredible singing voice, and her talent has now helped give back to the Turlock community twice in ...

November 14, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Valley fever cases on the rise locally and in the state

California is seeing a spike in cases of Valley Fever and health officials are flummoxed as to the cause of the increase.

November 14, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Kettle Kickoff rings in holiday season

Some of Turlock's most generous community members packed into the Assyrian American Civic Club on Tuesday morning for the annual Salvation Army Kettle Kickoff ...

November 14, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Proposed Hilmar apartment complex has citizens concerned

Hilmar is a small town and it would like to stay that way, according to a petition circulating the farming community.

November 14, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Know Your Neighbor: Connie Tate

Connie Tate and her husband Mick have been calling Turlock home for more than 45 years. They have three daughters and ten grandchildren. For several ...

November 10, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Hughson remembers veterans with memorial wall

The community of Hughson came together Friday morning to honor a number of locals who fought and died in America's wars over the past ...

November 10, 2017 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Local


Turlock pays tribute to veterans of all generations

Turlock is a patriotic town, and that patriotism is displayed by sights like the 20 banners flying over Countryside Drive, which honor citizens currently serving ...

November 10, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock HVAC company wants to repay a veteran with system donation

Mel's Heat and Air in Turlock is looking to add some warmth into the life of an area veteran this winter - and help them ...

November 10, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Salvation Army ready to kickoff another holiday season

Bells will ring, teams will dash and cash will fly this month at one of the Salvation Army's biggest fundraising events of the year ...

November 07, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Local gym pumps 'Barbells for Boobs'

CrossFit ParaBellum is continuing to do its part in the fight against breast cancer as the local gym hosted its eighth Barbells for Boobs event.

November 07, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Newest downtown shop ready to transform homes

Name of business: Urban Market Design and Decorating

November 07, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


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