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Pancakes with a side of goodwill

On many occasions Dorothy and Bob Steeley have been supporters of the annual Denair Lions' Pancake Breakfast. The couple has gladly handed over donations for tasty pancakes coming off the griddle, and never once did they ever think they would be the benefit of the club's annual outreach of goodwill.

October 27, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock non-profits tickled with ‘Dancing’ donations

The final phase of Dancing with the Turlock Stars was completed over the last week as the organizers presented two non-profits with a total of $90,000.

October 27, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock woman transforms house into spooky spectacle

Stephanie Valgos knows the exact moment she realized that she was more than just a Halloween enthusiast. She was a professional cheerleader for the Oakland Raiders at the time and her team was performing a dance to Michael Jackson's "Thriller" during a Halloween game. While her teammates donned skirts with artfully placed rips, Valgos took her costume to another level.

October 27, 2015 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Red Cross readies response to mega storm

The American Red Cross is proactively readying its workers and resources in anticipation of Hurricane Patricia in order to be ready to respond quickly to the enormous storm.

October 23, 2015 | | Local


The City of Turlock introduces its first Water Saving Hero: Covenant Village of Turlock

The City of Turlock is happy to announce the first Water Saving Hero, Covenant Village of Turlock. From Jan. 1 through Sept. 30 of this year, Covenant Village has reduced its landscape water use by 4,934,790 gallons of water!

October 23, 2015 | | Local


Martial Arts school breaks with tradition

Name of Business: Unleash It Martial Arts

October 22, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local


Tobacco sales to minors on the decline

A recent survey from the California Department of Public Health shows the rate of illegal tobacco sales to minors is decreasing from past years.

October 22, 2015 | | Local


Free program to help those grieving over the holidays

Grieving the loss of a loved one is hard any time, but especially difficult for many during the holiday season. Covenant Care Hospice is hoping to help those in the community who are mourning with a special program titled Coping with the Holidays.

October 22, 2015 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Volunteers work to make Turlock shine

Turlock was looking spiffier over the last week thanks to a volunteer clean-up effort as part of the Turlock Shines program.

October 22, 2015 | | Local


New energy, water laws to impact TID

An energy bill that was signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown this month will take him one step closer to achieving two of three of his "ambitious" clean energy, clean air and pollution reduction goals for California before his proposed 2030 deadline.

October 22, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Housing crisis

A recent report by the California Coalition for Rural Housing paints a bleak picture of the housing situation in Stanislaus County.

October 22, 2015 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Open house at Public Safety Facility

The Turlock Police and Fire departments will host the ninth annual open house event on Saturday.

October 20, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


College students tackle library safety issues

Security concerns at the Turlock Public Library and Turlock Senior Center led a group of 14 Stanislaus State Criminal Justice students to work closely with the Turlock Police Department and library staff to find solutions that if implemented will make the area safer for everyone.

October 20, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local


Turlock couple honor memory of sons with benefit dinner

There is a photograph that Carolina and Jose Alfaro hold precious over many others. They treasure it not just because it is a reminder of a joyful Christmas or for the disarmingly cute faces of their three sons. It is held especially close to their heart because it is one of just a few photos of their entire family - taken at a time when all of their sons were alive.

October 20, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Court rules Turlock Sikh Temple takeover illegal

A Stanislaus Superior Court ruling found a group of Turlock Sikh Temple members acted illegally in taking control of the temple in June 2013.

October 20, 2015 | Kristina Hacker | Local


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Collision proves fatal for Denair resident

A Denair man died from injuries he sustained in a collision on Wednesday in Stevinson.

June 27, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock man drowns at Modesto Reservoir

The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department dive team recovered the body of a missing swimmer nearly six hours after he was last seen.

June 24, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Delhi man sworn in as a CHP officer

Daniel Cervantes Leon of Delhi successfully completed the 28-week cadet training course at the California Highway Patrol Academy. He is assigned to duty at the ...

June 23, 2017 | | Local


Blaze destroys trailer outside Turlock home

An overloaded electrical circuit ignited a fire that swept through a travel trailer Thursday afternoon in Turlock.

June 23, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Trampoline park to open in coming weeks, hiring 30 employees

After nearly a year of waiting, Turlock residents looking for some family-friendly entertainment will soon be able to jump for joy. The construction of Get ...

June 23, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Know Your Neighbor: Valeria Jimenez

After spending some time away from Turlock in big cities like Los Angeles and Tulsa, Oklahoma, local artisan Valeria Jimenez has returned to her roots ...

June 22, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Heat wave brings excess water

Yes, you read the headline right. The heat wave that has hit the state this week is drying out everything in the Valley, but up ...

June 22, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


City to honor Vietnam veterans at July 2 ceremony

The City of Turlock, along with its Vietnam War Commemorative Partners, will host an event honoring those who served in Vietnam/ Vietnam Era July 2 ...

June 20, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


New Dairy Princess crowned

Makayla Toste of Newman was selected as the 2017 Dairy Princess for the California Milk Advisory Board's District 6. The crowning took place before ...

June 20, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Weather service issues Excessive Heat Warning; Flex Alert called

The triple-digit temperatures seen throughout California this week have put the state's power grid at risk, prompting the California Independent System Operator to call ...

June 20, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Grant will help TGM open doors

The Turlock Gospel Mission is expecting its year-round shelter to be open and operating by the time the temperature drops for winter, thanks to an ...

June 20, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


A friend indeed: Fundraising dinner planned for Turlock transplant families

Isela Scroggins, a hairstylist at Suddenly Perfect hair salon, is buoyant, bubbly and there is no way to tell, other than her laborious rising from ...

June 20, 2017 | BY PAUL ROUPE Turlock Journal | Local


Swimming in canal proves deadly for area resident

A Turlock man died Monday night after being found trapped underwater in a canal in a rural area of Turlock.

June 20, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Fruit becomes indulgent treat thanks to The Apple Chick

Name of business: The Apple Chick

June 20, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


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