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January wraps up with record breaking rainfall total

Thanks to a recent string of storms that drenched the region during the month of January, the Tuolumne River Watershed received more than 20 inches of precipitation - an amount that Turlock Irrigation District utility analyst Jason Carkeet regarded as record breaking.

January 31, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Turlock teen dispels common vaccination myths

When Modesto resident Dora Lomeli started to develop a cough last year, she thought it was just another cold. After months of sleepless nights and no relief, however, Lomeli found out her condition was much more fatal when she ended up in the emergency room, where she was diagnosed with pneumonia, H1N1 and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. She was told that she would not survive.

January 27, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Turlock church featured on National Geographic show

Turlock residents Mervat and Matius Shlimoun were recently able to meet one of the most famed names in Hollywood while sharing their own story of persecution and relocation to the United States, as the National Geographic Channel show "The Story of God" featured their church in its most recent episode.

January 27, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock welcomes a familiar face to the rank of chief

In a ceremony marked by an overflowing crowd, local dignitaries, and past and present chiefs, the Turlock community came together Thursday to officially make Ninus C. Amirfar, a 27-year veteran of the police department, the newest police chief.

January 26, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Local farmers express disappointment in U.S. withdrawal from TPP

In his first Monday in office, President Donald Trump signed an executive order to withdraw the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement, a move which left some local growers feeling apprehensive as to what comes next.

January 26, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


New homes coming to Turlock

In another sign that Turlock has left the housing market crash in the past, the city will soon see a new subdivision under construction.

January 26, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Valentines, anime and pigeons focus of February library events

Local branches of the Stanislaus County Library will offer a number of book clubs, crafting events and special programs throughout the month of February.

January 26, 2017 | | Local


PACIFIC REGION POULTRY REPORT

CALIFORNIA EGG PRODUCTION: California's egg production during December totaled 302.2 million, up 17 million from November's production and up 13 million from December 2015. The all layers during the month totaled 12.2 million, up 3 percent from last month, but down 1 percent from December 2015. Eggs per 100 layers during the month were 2,487, compared to 2,426 a month earlier, and 2,346 in December 2015.

January 26, 2017 | | Local


Stanislaus County Fair receives international recognition

The Stanislaus County Fair recently took home a surplus of awards from two renowned associations, once again receiving recognition for the variety of exhibits and entertainment it offers the area annually.

January 26, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Organizers ready for Turlock book sale

Book lovers will once again be flocking to Turlock this week to pick up literary treasures during the annual Friends of the Turlock Public Library book sale.

January 24, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Boucher’s Comfort Shoes celebrates golden anniversary

Turlock residents have walked around the city in comfort for 50 years thanks to Boucher's Shoes, which in February will celebrate half a century of business.

January 24, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Westside Ministries to hold 'Fancy' food giveaway

Some of the hottest names in the food industry are gathered in San Francisco this week for the Winter Fancy Food Show, and while there may be wonderful dishes prepared on the grill, the real magic happens behind the scenes after the event. The show donates a majority, if not all, of its leftover food to Westside Ministries of Turlock, giving the organization the opportunity to give away food baskets to those in need throughout the community.

January 24, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Unemployment creeps up in final month of 2016

Job declines in three separate sectors spurred an increase in the unemployment rate in Stanislaus County for the month of December, according to the latest release of data from the Employment Development Department.

January 20, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Flu activity on the rise in state, locally

One week after Stanislaus County recorded its first influenza-related death, local health officials announced the deaths of two more residents, while the California Department of Public Health reported flu activity has reached widespread status in the state and that the strains seen this year are more severe than the previous year.

January 20, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Second annual fun run to honor life of Turlock woman

The parents of Kayla Bernardi, a graduate of Turlock High School who passed away after her battle with leukemia in 2015, will continue to embrace their daughter's memory along with the community she loved during the second annual Bee Positive 5K Fun Run-Walk later this month.

January 19, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


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Agave Azul serves up authentic Mexican dishes

Type of business: Mexican restaurant

March 16, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


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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