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Almond industry takes steps to reduce dust during harvest

It may not be possible to eliminate dust entirely during almond harvest season, but area farmers are still committed to improving air quality by using some new innovations that don't sacrifice production efficiency.

October 13, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Gusty winds, rain expected over weekend

The first storm of the season is set to hit today with strong winds and heavy rain forecast prompting the National Weather Service to issue warnings for most of Northern California, including the Central Valley.

October 13, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Donation bins generate unease among local thrift stores

After the appearance of numerous clothing collection bins around Turlock, local charities are raising concern that the for-profit companies behind them are taking money out of the community and into their own pockets.

October 13, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Grant will aid traffic safety, enforcement in Turlock

The effort to improve the overall safety while driving in Turlock is getting a boost from a newly acquired traffic grant for the Turlock Police Department.

October 13, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Amazon to add positions locally, nationally

Amazon today announced it is creating more than 120,000 seasonal positions across its U.S. network of fulfillment centers, sortation centers and customer service sites this holiday season. Last year, more than 14,000 seasonal positions were transitioned to regular, full-time roles after the holidays and the company expects to increase that number this year.

October 13, 2016 | | Local


Humble Beginnings takes barber from backyard to businessman

Type of business: Barbershop

October 13, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Hobby Lobby to be built in Turlock

Craft lovers of Turlock have a reason to celebrate, as Hobby Lobby will soon be bringing its arts and crafts expertise to Monte Vista Crossings.

October 11, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Local residents, businesses come together to give back

When Turlock resident Amie Prutch saw a need within the city, she decided to take matters into her own hands to help out.

October 11, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Local businesses highlight Presidential candidates

With the general election one month away, businesses in Turlock and surrounding areas are gearing up for the big day with presidential-themed tricks and treats.

October 07, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


'Creepy clown' scare comes to Turlock

The "creepy clown" craze that has sparked concern across the country has come to Turlock. Two girls were knocked down in a Turlock corn maze on Friday and scared by individuals wearing clown masks and a student's 'creepy clown' threat resulted in suspension.

October 07, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Downtown prepares for holiday shopping with Main Street Live

Local businesses are inviting the community to welcome fall and get ready for the holiday months with Main Street Live – a night filled with live entertainment, shopping and fine dining on the streets of Downtown Turlock.

October 06, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Barre Defined redefines the fitness experience

Type of business: Fitness studio

October 06, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Thrift store spared from flames

The Turlock Fire Department is investigating the cause of a fire that charred an outside storage unit at a local thrift shop.

October 06, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Free mammograms at EMC

With a $20,000 grant from the Bill and Elise Ahlem Cancer Endowment, Emanuel Cancer Center will provide free mammograms for uninsured and underinsured women.

October 06, 2016 | | Local


Increased water use statewide could lead to stricter conservation standards

The State Water Resources Control Board announced Wednesday that regulators are contemplating a return to state-mandated conservation standards as early as next year after urban suppliers slipped in water savings in August.

October 06, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


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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


Kitchen fire re-ignites in attic of Turlock home

A kitchen fire that residents believed had been put out re-ignited Friday night, causing damage to the attic of the Turlock home, the Turlock Fire ...

November 22, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Golf cart sparks fire at Turlock home

A vehicle fire of a golf cart sparked a fire that damaged a fence and one Turlock residence, but quick actions kept it from spreading ...

November 22, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Cost of thanksgiving feast sees slight decrease

The American Farm Bureau Federation's 31st annual informal price survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost ...

November 22, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


CanTree helps provide for families in need

The holidays are a season full of giving, and since 1982 the Turlock Christmas CanTree Project has contributed to the city's efforts of making ...

November 22, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Dubyak Family Chiropractic crowns pie contest winner

Jeanna Pritt's granddaughter, Madison Slifert, doesn't bake often, but that didn't stop her from entering the Dubyak Family Chiropractic annual pumpkin pie ...

November 22, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock Gospel Mission, La Mo offering Thanksgiving lunch for those in need

The Thanksgiving feast that the Turlock Gospel Mission holds each year for those Turlock residents in need will get a twist this year thanks to ...

November 22, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Dry winter forecast for TID service area

While the month of October helped this year's water year get off to a good start with above-average precipitation in the Tuolumne River Watershed ...

November 22, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Community pays respect to fallen deputy

Stanislaus County Sheriff's Deputy Dennis Wallace, 53, was laid to rest Tuesday in a service that drew thousands of mourners from near and far ...

November 22, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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