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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


Toddler’s death ruled accidental

An autopsy on the 3-year-old boy found in a Delhi canal has ruled the child's death as an accidental drowning, according to the Merced County Sheriff's Department.

October 27, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Holidays provide chance to get employed

The holidays often provide a surge in the economy thanks to shoppers hitting the aisles in search of the perfect gift, but they also offer those looking for a job or hoping to earn some extra cash the opportunity to do so thanks to seasonal positions that open up during the most joyous time of year.

October 25, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Supermarket’s CARES program raises $5,000 for United Samaritans

When it comes to giving back, Turlock's local Save Mart Supermarkets put their money where their mouths are. Store managers Tony DeWinkle (Geer Road location) and Evo Silva (Lander Avenue location) presented the United Samaritans Foundation with a $5,000 check on Monday on behalf of Save Mart CARES.

October 25, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Hilmar collision kills one

A solo vehicle crash in Hilmar Friday night claimed the life of a Newman man.

October 25, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Coalition asks TID to help fund exhibits at new science center

The California Farm Water Coalition is hoping that the Turlock Irrigation District will help fund its commitment to build four interactive exhibits at Sacramento's Powerhouse Science Center in an effort to educate consumers throughout the state about the importance of agriculture.

October 25, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Man killed on Hughson tracks identified as transient

Officials are unsure why a 28-year-old man didn't get out of the way of an approaching Amtrak train on the afternoon of Oct. 19, south of Hughson to avoid being killed.

October 25, 2016 | | Local


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Monte Vista Avenue railroad crossing reopens

Drivers now have a smooth ride over the railroad tracks on Monte Vista Avenue, as road repairs have been completed on the popular thoroughfare.

December 01, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


State records first flu death in person under 65 years

The California Department of Public Health is reporting the state has recorded the first flu-related fatality of a person under 65 years of age for ...

December 01, 2016 | | Local


Aspiranet, Starbucks host annual gift drive for foster youth

For the eighth year, community members will have the chance to give back while ordering their morning coffee thanks to a holiday gift drive for ...

December 01, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Local libraries offer holiday crafts, marionette show, literacy program in December

Community members are invited to enjoy a variety of free programs at the Turlock Library this December, beginning with the month-long Find the Grinch program ...

December 01, 2016 | | Local


Pizza Factory celebrates seven years in Turlock

Type of business: Pizza parlor

December 01, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Tree lighting for homicide victims

The District Attorney's Office Victim Services Program will sponsor the 19th Annual Lighting of the Homicide Victims' Memorial Tree and Candlelight Vigil at 6 ...

November 29, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Healthcare Hero: Renee Pimentel

If you do not know Renee Pimentel, you should. While not a household name she is a healthcare hero.

November 29, 2016 | BY JEFFREY LEWIS Special to the Journal | Local


Denair preparing for first annual tree lighting celebration

Towns across the country celebrate Christmas traditions annually, and this year, Denair hopes to begin one of its own with its first annual Christmas tree ...

November 29, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Don’s RV Center preparing to expand

Don's RV Center is set for expansion following the Stanislaus County Planning Commission's recent approval of the center's plans to create an ...

November 29, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Police department begins enforcement operations to curb collisions

The Turlock Police Department will be conducting a special traffic enforcement today around town in an ongoing effort to drive down the number of fatal ...

November 29, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock Chamber of Commerce eliminates CEO position

The Turlock Chamber of Commerce is restructuring its staff as the business organization looks to refocus its resources.

November 29, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


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