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Casting call looking for Turlock performers

Any local residents hoping for that one big break to launch them into stardom might find their opportunity at a casting call coming to town.

March 10, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Regional summit aims to strengthen agritourism connections

As the first-of-its-kind throughout the region, an upcoming summit in Modesto hopes to bring together Stanislaus, San Joaquin and Merced county residents who are involved in agritourism.

March 10, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Yoga studio hopes to heal, honor first responders

Warrior Yoga owner Lorie Wilson knows just how taxing a first responder's job can be, having helped numerous who have walked through the doors of her yoga studio in Turlock find ways to destress and stay healthy, both physically and mentally. Wilson hopes to help other first responders in the area discover the benefits of yoga and give back to some of the community's bravest by inviting them and their families to a free Saturday practice at the studio's First Responders Appreciation event.

March 10, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Spring forward

This Sunday, people across the country will set their clocks forward an hour, marking the start to Daylight Saving Time. But it hasn't always happened on the second Sunday in March. The Energy Policy Act of 2005, which was implemented in 2007, added four weeks to Daylight Saving Time by changing it to start on the second Sunday in March and end on the first Sunday in November.

March 10, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Rainbow Fabrics to leave downtown

Longtime downtown business Rainbow Fabrics is packing up shop and moving to a new location just down the road in search of a change of scenery, more customers and, hopefully, better parking.

March 10, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock celebrates 10 years of going green

While they may not sling spider webs or leap tall buildings in a single bound, the City of Turlock's Team Green Kids Club super heroes Water Woman and Recycle Man still play an important role in the community. The two mascots recently paid a visit to the Turlock City Council to help promote the 10th anniversary of Turlock's Go Green Week, which will be celebrated March 13 to 18.

March 09, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Emergency food and shelter grant program seeking applicants

Local organizations who help feed and shelter the hundreds of homeless and in-need residents of Stanislaus County may be able to receive federal funding through the Emergency Food and Shelter Program.

March 09, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Free Will Baptist celebrates 75 years

The Turlock Free Will Baptist Church is the oldest of its kind in the state, and is preparing to celebrate 75 years of rich history and outreach within the city.

March 09, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


New eateries coming to Turlock

Lovers of pizza and Mexican food alike will be pleased to hear two distinguished providers of the cuisines are set to make Turlock their newest home.

March 09, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Cosmic Bath and Beauty creates home for all-natural products

Type of business: Bath and beauty product company

March 09, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock encouraged to continue conserving despite record rainfall

Even after what he called "abundant rainfall, record snowpack, swollen rivers and maxed out reservoirs," City of Turlock Director of Municipal Services Michael Cooke said that water conservation efforts remain as vital as ever since it might be years until the city begins to see positive impacts to the aquifer.

March 09, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Meeting looks for visions of Turlock Library

Turlock residents interested in helping shape the future of the Turlock Library will have the opportunity to share their input at a visioning meeting with county officials and Friends of the Turlock Library on March 25.

March 07, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock resident to ‘Race Across the West’

In what is known to cyclers as the Super Bowl of races, Turlock resident Karin Weller plans to bike 930 miles in the Race Across the West – an astonishing feat that will contribute to an even greater cause.

March 07, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Rainfall totals continue to top historical averages

Following five years of severe drought conditions, California is now in the midst of one of the wettest winters in recorded history - the effects of which can been seen locally in the Tuolumne River Watershed. So far in the 2017 precipitation year, which began in September, several months have already exceeded their historical averages, and last month proved to be no exception with over 15 inches of rainfall in the Tuolumne River Watershed.

March 07, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Turlock man sworn in as a CHP officer

Daniel Rodriguez of Turlock has successfully completed the 28-week cadet training course at the California Highway Patrol Academy. He is assigned to duty at the CHP's Hayward Area office.

March 03, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


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Turlock’s most outstanding woman: Ferrari to be honored at AAUW event

The name Jeani Ferarri is well-known around Turlock, and the long-time champion of goodwill is being recognized for her contributions to the community as the ...

March 16, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock man dies after being hit by train in Keyes

A Turlock truck driver making a delivery to a Keyes factory was struck and killed by a train Thursday morning, according to the Stanislaus County ...

March 16, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Savemart continues to care

Savemart's Evo Silva and Tony DeWinkle presented a check for $900 to Beverly Schiegel and Valerie Doherty of the American Association of University Women ...

March 14, 2017 | BY CANDY PADILLA Turlock Journal | Local


Small Business Development Center to educate employers on new laws

With a new year come new laws, and for business owners, there are countless rules and regulations to remember. The Valley Sierra Small Business Development ...

March 14, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


The greening of Turlock

Turlock City Workers Ryan Everrett and Art Padilla assisted Dutcher's Garden Club in planting three October Glory Maples on campus Tuesday for Go Green ...

March 14, 2017 | BY CANDY PADILLA Turlock Journal | Local


Prom dress secondhand sale to offer affordable gowns

Prom season is just around the corner, but the glitz and glamour of high school dances often come with a hefty price. Downtown Turlock boutique ...

March 14, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock park to be featured in inspirational documentary

A local filmmaker is hoping his documentary on the construction of the Children's Play Park at Donnelly Park will motivate those in the community ...

March 14, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


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