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Columbia State Park seeks docents

Columbia State Historic Park is recruiting for costumed interpreters to help teach history to its visitors through reenactments, staffing exhibits and assisting with special events. A costume loan may be available to those interested.

January 05, 2018 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


REALTORS GIVE BACK

Michael Drummond of Turlock Together (center left) accepts a donation of $15,666 from CanTree Chairperson Joanne Perez (center right) and CanTree committee members Lisa Cedillo (left) and Lloyd Blackman, courtesy of the Turlock Realtor Network's annual CanTree breakfast. For 35 years the event has reinforced the giving spirit associated with the holiday season, contributing to the city's efforts of making a difference for those in need through its annual breakfast fundraiser. The breakfast was held Dec. 6 and, thanks to some help from Off Center Thrift & Gift, raised a total of $21,000 for Turlock Together, Jessica ...

January 05, 2018 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Replacement heifer application deadlines approaching

Each year hundreds of youth proudly display their hard work and livestock knowledge at the Stanislaus County Fair - and one of the most exciting livestock events is the Replacement Heifer Sale. While fair season is still six months away, entry deadlines are fast approaching for Replacement Heifer applications for the 2018 Stanislaus County Fair.

January 05, 2018 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


209 leads in growth

The Northern San Joaquin Valley - San Joaquin, Stanislaus and Merced counties - was the fastest growing region in California from July 2016 through June 2017.

January 05, 2018 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Local


Know Your Neighbor: Dan Cota

Hughson resident Dan Cota is a third-generation beekeeper, who was taught the tricks of the trade by his father and grandfather. While he often keeps a bit of his workers' honey for himself and family friends, the busy group of 300 hives – between 30,000 and 50,000 bees – remains active during the pollinating season by buzzing between the thousands of almond blossoms throughout the area.

January 05, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local


Little snow found in first Sierra Nevada survey of 2018

The first manual snow survey of the 2018 revealed very little snowpack in the Sierra Nevada - not surprising as the state has seen very little precipitation this winter season.

January 05, 2018 | Kristina Hacker | Local


New developments coming to Countryside Drive

Turlock's Highway 99 retail corridor is no stranger to construction, from the recent addition of craft and décor megastore Hobby Lobby to the current development of the highly-anticipated Ten Pin Fun Center, and now, the shopping strip's south side will soon provide the community with more fast food options, retail choices and new homes to choose from thanks to a flurry of new expansion.

January 05, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock man dies in Knight Ferry collision

A fatal collision near Knights Ferry on Wednesday claimed the life a Turlock man and injured another.

January 05, 2018 | Kristina Hacker | Local


‘Mane’ attraction opens downtown

Name of business: The Mane Lounge

January 02, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local


Winter break fun

Kids in Turlock took advantage of the mild winter weather this week, fully enjoying their Christmas vacations by visiting some of Turlock's most exciting spots.

January 02, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local


NEW YEAR’S BABY

Turlock's first baby of 2018 was born 2:37 p.m. Monday to proud parents Elisa Aguilar and Cesar Jimenez. The bouncing baby boy, named Alonso, weighed in at 7-pounds-9-ounces and was 20.7 inches long at birth. He is the couple's fifth child. Jimenez said they were "excited" to have the first baby of the new year.

January 02, 2018 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Craft-a-Palooza, book club meetings highlight January library events

Local branches of the Stanislaus County Library have a number of activities to keep young minds warmed up this January.

December 29, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


County records first flu death of the season

A woman in her 60s is Stanislaus County's first person under the age of 65 years to die from an influenza-associated illness, according to the Stanislaus County Health Services Agency.

December 29, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock’s top stories of 2017

Water: Rising rivers, rates and penalties

December 29, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Inaugural restaurant week will bring dining deals

Whip out your forks, unfold your napkins and put your eating pants on because Turlock's first-ever, week-long dining extravaganza is coming to town.

December 26, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


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Care center looks to help adults with disabilities

Name of business: Prestige Care Center

April 24, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local


Community comes together for cancer event

Hundreds of community members from Turlock and Hilmar made their way to the Dutcher Middle School track on Saturday for Relay for Life, raising funds ...

April 24, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local


County sees slight increase in employment

March saw a small drop in Stanislaus County's unemployment rate, according to the latest numbers from the Employment Development Department.

April 24, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Local


CDC: Don’t eat romaine lettuce

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are recommending against buying or eating any romaine lettuce at a grocery store or restaurant unless it can ...

April 23, 2018 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Turlock restaurant remembers Barbara Bush

While the nation mourned the passing of Barbara Bush this week, a Turlock restaurant had its own special tribute to the snowy-haired first lady.

April 20, 2018 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Garden tour to feature English manor, school garden

The Turlock Garden Club is inviting the public to come "gawk" at their horticultural efforts during the club's annual garden tour.

April 20, 2018 | | Local


Valley air among worst in nation

Stanislaus County residents continue to breathe some of the worst air in the nation, according to the American Lung Association's State of the Air ...

April 20, 2018 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Local designers, artisans transform Turlock home

As the finishing touches were being put on the first-ever Carnegie Arts Designer Show House before the Opening Night Gala on Friday, eight of the ...

April 20, 2018 | Kristina Hacker | Local


PizzaRev heats up Turlock

Name of business: PizzaRev

April 17, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local


Painting It Forward

Every year Lancaster Painting has a Paint It Forward contest where community members are able to nominate a person or organization who is in need ...

April 17, 2018 | Candy Padilla | Local


New Emanuel CEO shakes up patient care

In the center of Emanuel Medical Center's busy emergency department nurses' station is a cubicle for Lani Dickinson. The hospital's interim CEO often ...

April 17, 2018 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Turlock mourns loss of former mayor

Flags across Turlock were flown at half mast early this week in honor of former mayor Dale Pinkney, who died Saturday at the age of ...

April 17, 2018 | Kristina Hacker | Local


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