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Shop the Blocks event aims to spark holiday spirit

Every November, the shops that line downtownTurlock's streets transform their interiors into holiday storefronts in anticipation for Christmas shoppers. Typically known as the holiday open house, the Downtown Turlock Merchant Alliance has switched things up this year, with 13 businesses coming together for a Shop the Blocks event that will celebrate the quickly-approaching holidays and their retail cheer.

October 27, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock Lions Clubs conduct vision screenings for over 1,000 students

All it took was seconds for Turlock Lions Club and Turlock 12:10 Lions Club members to identify possible vision problems for each kindergarten student at Julien Elementary School Wednesday morning.

October 27, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Local women launch online community events calendar

As active community members, Turlock residents Alison Cox and Hilary Smith Callis wanted to create a platform for the city to share and promote its events. This led the pair to launch HeyTurlock – an online calendar that aims to be the go-to website for those curious about Turlock happenings.

October 27, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Toddler’s death ruled accidental

An autopsy on the 3-year-old boy found in a Delhi canal has ruled the child's death as an accidental drowning, according to the Merced County Sheriff's Department.

October 27, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Holidays provide chance to get employed

The holidays often provide a surge in the economy thanks to shoppers hitting the aisles in search of the perfect gift, but they also offer those looking for a job or hoping to earn some extra cash the opportunity to do so thanks to seasonal positions that open up during the most joyous time of year.

October 25, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Supermarket’s CARES program raises $5,000 for United Samaritans

When it comes to giving back, Turlock's local Save Mart Supermarkets put their money where their mouths are. Store managers Tony DeWinkle (Geer Road location) and Evo Silva (Lander Avenue location) presented the United Samaritans Foundation with a $5,000 check on Monday on behalf of Save Mart CARES.

October 25, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Hilmar collision kills one

A solo vehicle crash in Hilmar Friday night claimed the life of a Newman man.

October 25, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Coalition asks TID to help fund exhibits at new science center

The California Farm Water Coalition is hoping that the Turlock Irrigation District will help fund its commitment to build four interactive exhibits at Sacramento's Powerhouse Science Center in an effort to educate consumers throughout the state about the importance of agriculture.

October 25, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Man killed on Hughson tracks identified as transient

Officials are unsure why a 28-year-old man didn't get out of the way of an approaching Amtrak train on the afternoon of Oct. 19, south of Hughson to avoid being killed.

October 25, 2016 | | Local


Toddler found deceased in Delhi canal

The Merced County Sheriff's Department found the body of a missing 3-year-old boy in a Delhi canal Monday afternoon, nearly 48 hours after he was reported missing.

October 25, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Search continues in Delhi for missing toddler

The Merced County Sheriff's Department is concentrating their search for a missing 3-year-old boy in a canal behind the toddler's grandmother's house in Delhi.

October 24, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Woman’s Symposium aims to connect female business professionals

Women in business will unite under one roof on Nov. 3, as the Small Business Development Center and the Stanislaus Business Alliance host the second annual Business Women's Symposium.

October 21, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


County records drop in unemployment despite job losses in farming, manufacturing

The unemployment rate continued to decline in Stanislaus County for another month, according to the latest report from the Employment Development Department.

October 21, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


A touching touchdown

For the past three years, 5-year-old Julian Ruelas has watched his brothers play for the Denair Lions youth football team from the sidelines. Last Saturday, Julian finally got his chance to take the field and score a touchdown as the entire football stadium chanted his name.

October 20, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Pitman alum starts up unique greeting card business

Type of business: Greeting card pop-up shop

October 20, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


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Water leak turns to major flood at Turlock apartment complex

A water leak inside an interior stairwell at a Turlock apartment complex caused a major flood and prompted the evacuation of multiple residents.

January 15, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Local


IN SERVICE

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Garrett A. Straughen graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

January 12, 2018 | | Local


Homeless mission goal realized

The community had the opportunity to stroll through the doors of the Turlock Gospel Mission's shelter on Thursday night and see the completed project ...

January 12, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Know Your Neighbor: Gabrielle Aguiar-Forrest

Gabrielle Aguiar-Forrest is the owner of Alegria Ballroom Dance Academy in downtown Turlock. She's married and has a 14-year-old stepson and 2-year-old toddler. Gabrielle ...

January 12, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local


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