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Packed house remembers late George House

George House may have been the commander of the Modesto office of the California Highway Patrol from 1983 to 1987 and elected three times to the California State Assembly, but he considered being Christian, a devoted family man and a farmer as his greatest roles – in that order.

August 09, 2016 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Local


Turlock Police Department implements new strategies to fight increasing crime

If current crime trends continue this year Turlock could be looking at an overall increase in crime, according to data from the Turlock Police Department reported at a special Turlock City Council meeting Tuesday.

August 09, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Top Notch Kennels coming to Turlock

Canine-loving community members will soon have reason to celebrate, as Top Notch Kennels plans to open another location in Turlock.

August 05, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Law enforcement gear up for run

Most people when setting out for a long-distance run opt for attire that gives them an aerodynamic advantage, but three local law enforcement members are not most people.

August 05, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


State sees first West Nile Virus related death

The California Department of Public Health confirmed Friday that the state has recorded its first death this year from West Nile Virus.

August 05, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Chicken truck crash causes freeway closure in Turlock

An accident involving a big rig truck hauling chickens caused a partial closure to Highway 99 in Turlock Friday morning.

August 05, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock welcomes Jimmy John’s Sandwich Shop

Type of business: Sandwich shop

August 04, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Prodigal Sons and Daughters seeks community’s help

Prodigal Sons and Daughters, the faith-based addiction recovery ministry located in Turlock, has hit a bump in the road this summer. The organization is in dire need of funds so that it can continue to help those facing addiction struggles, and its asking the community for help.

August 04, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Monte Vista closing delayed

The scheduled closure of a portion of Monte Vista Avenue for railroad track replacement has been delayed by a couple of weeks by Union Pacific Railroad.

August 04, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Probe underway in fatal bus crash

Investigators from local and federal agencies have begun their probe into the fatal bus collision outside of Livingston on Tuesday, as the number of dead was changed from five to four.

August 04, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Health officials reports two Zika-related birth defects in state

California has had two infants born recently with Zika-related microcephaly after their mothers contacted the virus while overseas, according to the California Department of Public Health.

August 04, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock dental office helping vets smile at free event

The staff at Turlock Smiles Dentistry and Orthodontics enjoy giving back to the community. Twice a year the Turlock business holds free dental care events, one in February for children and one in August for adults and families. This year the dental office is reaching out to a specific group of people in the community - military veterans.

August 04, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Construction complete on new dialysis center

Construction was recently completed on Satellite Healthcare West Turlock, a dialysis center that will soon serve up to 100 patients with state-of-the-art innovative care.

August 04, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Eggs & Issues breakfast to focus on economic trends

The Turlock Chamber of Commerce is looking to inform and inspire local business, government and education leaders with a revamped Eggs, Issues & Economics breakfast event that will focus on regional and national economic trends.

August 04, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


County population expected to surpass 800K by 2060

An additional 64,000 people are expected to call Stanislaus County home by the year 2025, according to a recent forecast by the Center for Business and Policy Research at the University of the Pacific.

August 04, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


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Mystery book lovers, pirates welcome at local libraries in September

Local branches of the Stanislaus County Library have a number of activities for all ages scheduled in September including a new Mystery Lovers Book Club ...

August 26, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


The Greenery to host first farm to fork dinner

The Greenery Nursery in Turlock is inviting the community to dine among their colorful array of flowers, plants and trees, all for a good cause ...

August 26, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Denair native finds calling in television production

Growing up in Denair, Emily Wynn had an early interest in live theatre and earned her college degree in business administration, so it may have ...

August 26, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


County rolls out new commuter bus with Turlock service

Turlock residents who are used to driving six to 10 hours every day to get to their jobs in the Bay Area and back now ...

August 25, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Square dance club hopes to teach community a few steps

For 63 years, the Turlock Steppin Pards have do-si-do'd around the city, keeping the American tradition of square dancing alive through exciting dance steps ...

August 25, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Tune In and Tune Up planned for Saturday

The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District and Valley Clean Air Now will host a Tune In and Tune Up car clean-up event at ...

August 25, 2016 | | Local


Milano Pizza offers cross-cultural cuisine

Type of business: Pizzeria

August 25, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlocker celebrates 95th birthday dinner with mayor

At the age of 95, Helen Abraham has met her fair share of prominent figures, including the likes of Elizabeth Taylor and Shirley Temple. For ...

August 23, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Birth rate among teens falls in county, state

The teen birth rate in California and in Stanislaus County continue to decline, according to recent data from the California Department of Public Health.

August 23, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Denair woman to compete for Miss California crown

Growing up, Brooklyn Lowery never envisioned herself as a pageant queen. After years of modeling and some persuasion from her mother, Lowery began competing in ...

August 23, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Grant to expand We Care shelter availability

We Care in Turlock has been awarded a state grant that will allow the organization to open the emergency shelter earlier and stay open longer ...

August 23, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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