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Tips for wise giving

With the holiday season and the end of the tax year approaching, the California Attorney General's Office issued consumer tips on how Californians can make the most of their charitable giving and avoid scams.

December 01, 2015 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Santa tours the city atop fire truck

Santa Claus is comin' to town, literally.

December 01, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local


Bar Bells ring in donations

The Salvation Army revived its tradition of asking for donations from bar patrons Wednesday night with volunteers ringing the signature bells in front of downtown Turlock night spots.

November 27, 2015 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Upcoming classes to help transform farms into tourist destinations

For over a decade, Riverdance Farms in Livingston has stood as a popular agritourism destination filled with guided farm tours, wine tastings and an annual two-day festival that allows Valley residents and visitors to pick their own blueberries, cherries and strawberries alongside the Merced River.

November 27, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Downtown event draws hundreds to kick off holiday season

Similar to the hoards of coat-clad celebrators around them, Turlock residents Marissa and Owen Cameron gathered in downtown Turlock on Friday to begin the holiday countdown during the 17th annual Festival of Lights and community Christmas tree lighting.

November 27, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Latest Turlock film project moves into next phase

Filming has wrapped on the latest project to use Turlock as the backdrop, and as producers move into the post-production phase, they're already thinking of plans for the debut screening next year in Turlock.

November 27, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Toy train show rolls into Turlock

The holidays in Turlock wouldn't be the same without the San Joaquin Toy Train Operating Society and their annual Toy Train Show. This will be the 38th annual show held at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds on Dec. 5 and 6.

November 27, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local


Love Light: Remembering those who are gone

Sometimes the most meaningful way to memorialize a loved one is by simply remembering their name.

November 27, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local


Starbucks partners with Aspiranet to provide Christmas for foster youth

Starbucks is doing more to share the joy of the holidays than just changing their notorious cups to red.

November 27, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local


Prodigal Sons & Daughters takes part in Giving Tuesday

After the madness of Black Friday and the boom of Cyber Monday, a new trend has formed over the last four years that aims to encompass what Mike Hibdon, executive director of Prodigal Sons and Daughters, says the holidays are really about - giving.

November 25, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local


Disneyland awaits for one lucky family

For some children a trip to Disneyland is a rite of passage, while for others it is a far off dream.

November 25, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Fire erupts at Starr apartment complex, again

For the second time in five days, emergency crews were called to a Turlock apartment complex due to fire.

November 25, 2015 | Kristina Hacker | Local


'Grandma's House' wins top prize in gingerbread house contest

Who better to win the Festival of Lights inaugural Gingerbread House Contest than a self-professed "sweet tooth?" Turlocker Kimberly Helm put her love of all things sweet into the creation of her award-winning entry titled, "Grandma's House."

November 25, 2015 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Volunteers feed the hungry, comfort the lonely

The milk of human kindness is easy to find this time of year as individuals join together to provide for the lonely and less fortunate, through community dinners, donations of food baskets and providing winter survival kits to the homeless.

November 24, 2015 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Annual Thanksgiving donation proves to be as easy as pie

Maybe Janice Virgo's family is making a mistake by not putting her in charge of baking the pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving this year as the Turlock resident won the Dubyak Family Chiropractic's annual pumpkin pie contest-again.

November 24, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local


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Turlock firefighters rescue two dogs from house fire

A house fire claimed the lives of four dogs and five birds, but Turlock firefighters and medics responding to the blaze were able to bring ...

August 21, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Child airlifted after multi-vehicle collision on freeway in Turlock

A chain reaction of collisions on Highway 99 in Turlock on Monday morning injured several people, including a child that had to be airlifted to ...

August 21, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Unemployment rate rises in Stanislaus County

The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County rose slightly in July as several sectors reported declines in jobs for the month, according to the latest report ...

August 18, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Solar Eclipse 2017

WHAT IS IT?

August 18, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Eggs, Issues & Economics talks local success, workforce of tomorrow

Local business, government and education leaders connected over scrambled eggs and hot coffee Thursday morning, receiving economic updates that highlighted the growth of Turlock, as ...

August 18, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock’s Mr. Safety finds himself ‘Naked and Afraid’ in Belize

Cory Williams has always been up for a challenge, however, the Hilmar High grad and former Turlocker didn't know his love for adventure would ...

August 18, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Two county residents sickened with West Nile virus

Area health officials announced Friday that two Stanislaus County residents have been confirmed to have the West Nile Virus and that in both cases the ...

August 18, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Know Your Neighbor: Frankie Tovar

Frankie Tovar is the Digital Content Manager/Producer for Morris Newspapers of Northern California. Before that he was the Sports Reporter/Editor for the Turlock ...

August 18, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Air pollution could spike with back to school traffic

The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District is hoping motorists can undertake some practices that will help keep air pollution levels from rising during ...

August 17, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


May Day Nursery spreads love for plants at farmers market

Type of business: Wholesale nursery

August 15, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


IN SERVICE

U.S. Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Jinmo Kim graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

August 15, 2017 | | Local


EMC nurses vote to join national labor group

Registered nurses at Emanuel Medical Center voted nearly unanimously last week to join California's largest RN union and professional association, the California Nurses Association ...

August 15, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Cowboys ride again

The .45s are loaded. Old Dusty Hills sits atop his galloping horse Rio, ready to shoot. With a swift sweeping motion, he pulls a revolver ...

August 15, 2017 | BY PAUL ROUPE Turlock Journal | Local


Man dies in solo motorcycle crash

A motorcyclist was killed in a solo vehicle crash Monday afternoon along the outskirts of Turlock.

August 15, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Central Park gathering promotes unity over hate

Honking cars, waving people and shouts of encouragement could be heard and seen from Turlock's Central Park Monday evening as 130 community members peacefully ...

August 15, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


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