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New name, same great cause

The former Active 20-30 Club has transitioned to Advancing Children of Turlock, but the club has the same goal of enriching the lives of local children.

October 20, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local

Cancer survivors unite for annual event

According to the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance, the probability that a woman will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer is greatest when she is between the ages of 55 and 64 years old.

October 16, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local

City of Turlock restricts outdoor watering to one day per week

With summer behind us, water conservation must continue. The City of Turlock will be enforcing the winter watering schedule, effective Nov. 1 through Feb. 28. This schedule restricts outdoor watering to one day per week. Even numbered addresses can only water on Saturday and odd numbered addresses can only water on Sunday. Watering is also prohibited between the hours of noon and 6 p.m.

October 16, 2015 | | Local

Groundwater Act focus of workshop

In an effort to inform the public on the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act and encourage all stakeholders to assume an active role in its local implementation, the Turlock Groundwater Basin Association will host its first public workshop later this month.

October 16, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local

Bishop leads cycling tour through Valley to raise awareness of human trafficking

David Rice, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin, and his cycling team are on a mission: to raise awareness and funds for local groups working to end human trafficking.

October 16, 2015 | Kristina Hacker | Local

Health officials warn of mosquito-borne illnesses in California

If the threat of West Nile Virus wasn't enough to scare people into dousing themselves with mosquito repellant, then state health officials have three new terrors to get the job done: dengue fever, chikungunya and yellow fever.

October 16, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local

Unemployment hits new low in county

Stanislaus County saw a drop in the unemployment rate for September, according to the latest numbers from the Employment Development Department.

October 16, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local

Local shop brings one of a kind jewelry to Main Street

Name of Business: Joy Dravecky Jewelry

October 15, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local

Another side of Unbroken’s story

Olympic distance runner Louis Zamperini survived a WWII plane crash, 47 days adrift in a raft, capture by the Japanese navy and a POW camp. The Oscar nominated movie "Unbroken," which is based on the book by Laura Hillenbrand, unfolds his story, and his son Luke continues to share it through his insight and perspective.

October 15, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local

TID concludes frugal irrigation season

Although the 2015 Turlock Irrigation District irrigation season is over, a select number of growers can still potentially take advantage of excess water, however, the district stressed that the amount of water available is minimal.

October 15, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local

TID to seek public input regarding revised water plan

In order to remain eligible for state water grants or loans, the Turlock Irrigation District began the process of updating its Agricultural Water Management Plan on Tuesday for the first time since its mandated adoption in 2012.

October 13, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local

Patriotism of Turlock resident still flies high after flag burning

Retired Marine Loren Vincent, whose American flag was burned down into an almost-unrecognizable heap last month, was seen on Tuesday afternoon putting up a new flag for the second time in front of his Turlock residence.

October 13, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local

Turlock High NJROTC program to host Veterans' Ball

Stanislaus County veterans are invited to come together for a dinner and celebration in their honor at the second annual Military Veterans' Ball.

October 13, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local

Program to improve air quality with emission-reducing tech

In an effort to help the San Joaquin Valley reduce emissions and meet critical air quality standards, the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District will provide funding for businesses and individuals to develop new emission-reducing technology through its Technology Advancement Program.

October 13, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local

California gas prices highest in nation

California's motorists lead all 50 states when paying for gasoline, reporting an average price of $2.91 per gallon, according to the latest AAA Fuel Gauge Report. The ongoing refinery disruptions are blamed for the continued high prices in the state and region, however, seasonal adjustments could alter price gains.

October 13, 2015 | | Local

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Articles by Section - Local

Dairy levee break floods Turlock neighborhood

Residents on W. Linwood Avenue in Turlock awoke to an unpleasant surprise Friday morning when they found portions of their neighborhood flooded from dirty water ...

November 20, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local

Turlock Chipotle linked in E. coli outbreak

The outbreak of E. coli at Chipotle restaurants in the Pacific Northwest has spread to more states and locally, with two cases reported in Turlock ...

November 20, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local

$1M grant to research drought impacts on water quality

The United States Environmental Protection Agency is hoping to obtain a better understanding of the ongoing drought and its impact on state water resources by ...

November 19, 2015 | | Local

Rotarians promote literacy with dictionary donations

The Turlock Sunrise Rotary Club is hoping to pass along a love of words to local youth by giving every third grade student their very ...

November 19, 2015 | Kristina Hacker | Local

California barbecue graces Turlock

Name of Business: Carnivore's BBQ Sandwich Shop

November 19, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local

Residents ready to stretch their legs for Turkey Trot

Turkey Trots are becoming more and more popular, but Turlock has been with the program for 41 years.

November 19, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local

Clean-up begins for Denair in wake of tornado

The winds have long since died down and residents of Denair are now beginning the task of repairing all the damage and wreckage brought to ...

November 19, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local

Turlock firefighters douse fire at Foster Farms plant

The rapid response from the Turlock Fire Department and the quick actions of Foster Farms employees is being credited with keeping a fire that ignited ...

November 19, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local

Jessica’s House to host tours

In conjunction with Children's Grief Awareness Day, Jessica's House will host an open house to share with the public how they help children ...

November 17, 2015 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local

Turlock home damaged in kitchen fire

A fire that swept through the kitchen of a Turlock residence Monday morning was deemed accidental, according to the Turlock Fire Department.

November 17, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local

TID engages in water, power budget discussions

The Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors continued budget talks on Tuesday with presentations from Water Supply and Power Supply administrators regarding the 2016 Proposed ...

November 17, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local

Event to honor two Turlock leaders

Individuals who through their leadership inspire others to take pride in their community are not always recognized for the work that they do. The Latino ...

November 17, 2015 | Kristina Hacker | Local

Discovery of citrus pest triggers quarantine, insecticide treatments

Following the discovery of two Asian Citrus Psyllids last month on a residential property in Turlock, the California Department of Agriculture took measures to treat ...

November 17, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local

Kettle Kickoff brings in $58K for Salvation Army

Every November the community of Turlock gathers to kick off the Salvation Army's holiday fundraising season with a clash of bells and cash. At ...

November 17, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local

Tornado tears through Denair

The tornado that tore through Denair Sunday afternoon was categorized as an EF-1 storm and had sustained winds of 86 miles per hour, according to ...

November 16, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local

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