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Know Your Neighbor: Connie Tate

Connie Tate and her husband Mick have been calling Turlock home for more than 45 years. They have three daughters and ten grandchildren. For several years, her focus was on advancing her education and driving her daughters to as many extra curricular events as possible. She put her education to good use by improving the education of others at various campuses and school districts. In 2006, she was presented with the Alumni Services Award from Stanislaus State.

November 10, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Hughson remembers veterans with memorial wall

The community of Hughson came together Friday morning to honor a number of locals who fought and died in America's wars over the past 75 years.

November 10, 2017 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Local


Turlock pays tribute to veterans of all generations

Turlock is a patriotic town, and that patriotism is displayed by sights like the 20 banners flying over Countryside Drive, which honor citizens currently serving our country, and the 1,072 American flags registered at residences around the city as part of Mayor Gary Soiseth's 1,000 Flags Initiative. That being said, it's no surprise that Friday's annual Veterans Day Ceremony at Central Park was a grand affair, honoring Turlock's heroes that have served in the country's armed forces.

November 10, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock HVAC company wants to repay a veteran with system donation

Mel's Heat and Air in Turlock is looking to add some warmth into the life of an area veteran this winter - and help them chill out in the summer.

November 10, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Salvation Army ready to kickoff another holiday season

Bells will ring, teams will dash and cash will fly this month at one of the Salvation Army's biggest fundraising events of the year – the annual Kettle Kickoff luncheon, which calls on the community to help make a difference.

November 07, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Local gym pumps 'Barbells for Boobs'

CrossFit ParaBellum is continuing to do its part in the fight against breast cancer as the local gym hosted its eighth Barbells for Boobs event.

November 07, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Newest downtown shop ready to transform homes

Name of business: Urban Market Design and Decorating

November 07, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Know Your Neighbor: Ray Mendonca

Turlock High School football fans may recognize longtime announcer Ray Mendonca's voice, which echoes throughout Joe Debely Stadium on Friday nights, but now, readers can get to know the man behind the microphone. A lifelong Turlock resident, Mendonca's grandfather moved to the city during the great depression and purchased the family farm. Today, the avid Oakland Athletics, Raiders and Golden State Warriors fan serves as Water Operations Manager for Turlock Irrigation District.

November 03, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Former Turlock resident’s experience in ‘Le Ride’ to be shown locally

The documentary film "Le Ride," featuring former Turlock resident Benjamin Cornell trekking across France with "Amazing Race" host Phil Keoghan, will be making a special one-night screening at Regal Turlock Stadium on Thursday.

November 03, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Japanese American experience explored at Carnegie lecture

The Carnegie Arts Center presents a talk by the Speakers Bureau of the Livingston chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League at 2 p.m. Nov. 12.

November 03, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Fire department honors service of personnel

The Turlock Fire Department honored the service and heroics displayed by staff over the last year at their annual awards ceremony Wednesday night, giving out the awards for Firefighter of the Year, the Customer Service Award, Chief Commendations, Department Recognition certificates, and strike team deployment honors.

November 03, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Intersection expected to remain closed until mid-November

Construction on the Fulkerth Road and Golden State Boulevard intersection will continue for two more weeks, according to the City of Turlock, pushing back the expected reopening date to mid-November.

November 03, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


City’s newest salon has rustic flair

Name of business: Rustic Rae's Hair Salon

October 31, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Train fatality in Turlock

A man was struck and killed by a freight train Sunday night in Turlock.

October 31, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Check Before You Burn starts 15th season

During winter, the largest source of particulate pollution comes from residential wood burning. To mitigate the negative effects of burning in Valley communities, every winter the Air District issues a daily wood-burning status by county. The Check Before You Burn program runs Nov. 1 through the end of February.

October 31, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


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Job fair to provide opportunities for veterans

Local residents looking for employment opportunities will have the chance to get hired come Dec. 20, as Balance Staffing is hosting a job fair hiring ...

December 15, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Middle Eastern cuisine a family affair at Nami-No

Name of business: Nami-No

December 12, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Fire at vacant home

The cause of a fire in a Turlock vacant home remains under investigation.

December 12, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Record 129 million dead trees in California

The U.S. Forest Service announced Monday that an additional 27 million trees, mostly conifers, died throughout California since November 2016, bringing the total number ...

December 12, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Coats 4 Kids

Westside Ministries is once again aiming to keep Turlock children warm and dry this winter season through the Coats 4 Kids program.

December 12, 2017 | Candy Padilla | Local


Giving tree honors memories of lost loved ones

Debbie Murdock couldn't stand seeing children go without toys during the holidays. Every year, no matter how tough times were, she would make sure ...

December 12, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Stocking stuffer central pops up on Main Street

Finding the right toys to stuff a stocking is hard enough, and the task becomes even more complicated when shoppers are seeking chimney-worthy gifts at ...

December 08, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


IN SERVICE

U.S. Air Force Airman Alexander T. Rosales graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

December 08, 2017 | | Local


LIONS GIVE BACK

Turlock Lions Club members Conrad Renteria and Manuel Drumonde perused the toy aisles at Walmart Friday morning, searching for the perfect toys to purchase for ...

December 08, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


County resident sickened by mosquito transmitted virus

The Stanislaus County Health Services Agency has confirmed that the county has seen its first case of the St. Louis encephalitis virus with the diagnosis ...

December 08, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock teen finalist in national anthem singing contest

Makenna Boutelle is no stranger to the stage. The Turlock High School senior is already a past winner of her school's own singing competition ...

December 08, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Youth program finds distracted driving an issue in Turlock

Drivers distracted by phones, passengers, pets, food and much more run rampant on roads across the country every day, and recently, a group of teens ...

December 08, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


HVAC fire reported at Turlock Walmart

A fire inside a heating and air conditioning vent was discovered Thursday morning at the Turlock Walmart and prompted an evacuation of the store.

December 08, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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