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Final transit changes focus of public meeting

The City of Turlock is moving forward with plans to improve bus service in town - and rebrand the current Bus Line Service of Turlock to Turlock Transit -by asking for public input on the final draft of new routes and schedules before taking the changes to the City Council for approval.

April 07, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Students able to win prizes for choosing fruits and veggies

Promoting healthy eating habits in local youth is a community-wide goal and the Stanislaus County Fair and Turlock Unified School District are once again partnering to encourage students to make good food choices.

April 07, 2016 | | Local


Turlock salutes fallen Coast Guard member

Turlock police and fire personnel were on hand late Sunday night to salute the remains of a Coast Guard serviceman from Denair who was killed in a solo motorcycle collision March 27 in Honolulu.

April 05, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


CALIFORNIA CROP WEATHER

Rainfall was sparse during the week with most totals below a quarter of an inch. Monday through Wednesday saw scattered rain showers across portions of the State with scattered snow showers in the Sierras. Coastal locations north of Los Angeles, the far north, and the interior deserts remained dry. Precipitation in the Central Valley was limited to only Monday. By Wednesday, the State-wide rainfall was limited to the San Diego area and portions of the deserts. Precipitation ceased as a dry air mass took hold of the State by Thursday and persisted into the weekend. Rain showers fell on Sunday ...

April 05, 2016 | | Local


CASTLE WELCOMES U.S. ARMY AVIAVATION EXHIBIT

Castle Air Museum will be receiving a new addition to their collection of nearly 70 vintage military aircraft when a Boeing CH-47D Chinook Helicopter from the California Army National Guard touches down at Castle Airport at 11 a.m. Thursday.

April 05, 2016 | | Local


Journal transitions to digital subscriptions

As some of our readers already noticed we have recently implemented a subscriber platform or paywall to our turlockjournal.com website. As business changes so does the delivery and platform of our news operations.

April 05, 2016 | Hank Vander Veen | Local


California falls short of water savings goal

A statewide goal of reaching the 25 percent water conservation mandate fell just a smidge short as a dry February prompted more water usage in California, according to the latest release from the State Water Resource Control Board.

April 05, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Annual prayer breakfast to honor local heroes, World Trade Center survivor

Since 1994, the Turlock Mayor's Prayer Breakfast has provided Turlock residents with the opportunity to come together under one roof for a morning of prayer, reflection and this year, remembrance.

April 05, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Congressman Denham hosts job fair and veterans summit

U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) will host the 2016 Central Valley Job Fair and Veterans Summit on Wednesday in Modesto. Rep. Denham will also meet with job-seekers, potential employers and veterans during the event to discuss his work in Congress to create more Central Valley jobs.

April 01, 2016 | | Local


Garden club sowing hope with tour

"Planting Seeds of Hope" is the theme of the 4th annual Turlock Garden Club's garden tour, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 23.

April 01, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Downtown Turlock ready to paint the town

Wine and cheese make for a good pairing, but how about wine and sunshine yellow, or midnight blue or any other color of paint for that matter?

April 01, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock Fitness Club facing final days

After 33 years in business, 25 of which have been at the same site, Turlock Fitness Club is looking at their last month of business as they are being forced out of their location.

April 01, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Local cycling duo races for a purpose

Turlock resident Karin Weller has endured and understands the hardships of domestic abuse, but it wasn't until discovering her passion of cycling that she was truly able to give back to those who have suffered as well.

March 31, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Residents swing towards saving parking rather than trees on W. Main Street

Turlock's Main Street will soon get a much-needed overhaul, giving locals and visitors alike a smoother ride into downtown, but exactly what the project will mean for the 100-year old Sycamore trees that line the corridor and the street side parking residents use on a daily basis is still uncertain.

March 31, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Library events celebrate Earth Day, children and bicycling

The best things about springtime - kites, bicycling and butterflies - will all be the focus of local Stanislaus County Library programs in April.

March 31, 2016 | | Local


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Articles by Section - Local


Local organizations to hold summer arts camps

Summer is here and those looking to keep themselves or their children busy during the hotter months need to look no further than local arts ...

May 27, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock prepares to honor its fallen veterans

Those driving through Turlock Memorial Park this weekend will have no doubt that Turlock remembers the men and women who died in service of their ...

May 27, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


New program hopes to find year round opportunities for seasonal workers

A pilot program from the Stanislaus Business Alliance is hoping to take traditional seasonal workers, who often are unemployed for stretches of the year, into ...

May 27, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Buy, sell and trade at Ziggy’s Video Game Exchange

Type of Business: Video game sales, trades and repairs

May 26, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Anti-DUI efforts planned for holiday weekend

The Avoid the 12 DUI Task Force is sending DUI officers out this holiday weekend for DUI/drivers license checkpoints and DUI saturation patrols countywide ...

May 26, 2016 | | Local


promoting food safety tips for holiday

With Memorial Day weekend approaching and all the picnics and barbeques that go along with it, the Stanislaus County Health Services Agency is reminding people ...

May 26, 2016 | | Local


County approves staffing plan for expanded jail

The county is crafting the move into the new $89.5 million expansion of the Public Safety Center being constructed in west Ceres in phases ...

May 26, 2016 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Local


EMC to tout cancer survivors with ice cream

Emanuel Medical Center will be celebrating cancer survivors with a sweet treat come Wednesday.

May 26, 2016 | | Local


Turlock to celebrate Independence Day with parade, car show and fireworks

Turlock will put its patriotic spirit on display with a host of activities planned for the Fourth of July holiday, ending with a spectacular fireworks ...

May 26, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


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


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