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Turlock encouraged to continue conserving despite record rainfall

Even after what he called "abundant rainfall, record snowpack, swollen rivers and maxed out reservoirs," City of Turlock Director of Municipal Services Michael Cooke said that water conservation efforts remain as vital as ever since it might be years until the city begins to see positive impacts to the aquifer.

March 09, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Meeting looks for visions of Turlock Library

Turlock residents interested in helping shape the future of the Turlock Library will have the opportunity to share their input at a visioning meeting with county officials and Friends of the Turlock Library on March 25.

March 07, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock resident to ‘Race Across the West’

In what is known to cyclers as the Super Bowl of races, Turlock resident Karin Weller plans to bike 930 miles in the Race Across the West – an astonishing feat that will contribute to an even greater cause.

March 07, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Rainfall totals continue to top historical averages

Following five years of severe drought conditions, California is now in the midst of one of the wettest winters in recorded history - the effects of which can been seen locally in the Tuolumne River Watershed. So far in the 2017 precipitation year, which began in September, several months have already exceeded their historical averages, and last month proved to be no exception with over 15 inches of rainfall in the Tuolumne River Watershed.

March 07, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Turlock man sworn in as a CHP officer

Daniel Rodriguez of Turlock has successfully completed the 28-week cadet training course at the California Highway Patrol Academy. He is assigned to duty at the CHP's Hayward Area office.

March 03, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


CSU system, Conference of Bishops take a stand against immigration policies

Leaders in the realms of both education and religion are speaking out against the newest immigration policies laid out by President Donald Trump.

March 03, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


‘Al Bar’ pays tribute to Turlock police chaplain

For many years every swearing-in and promotion ceremony at the Turlock Police Department had certain elements that could be counted on: Someone would have some glowing words to say about the honoree, a badge would be pinned on by a loved one, an oath would be taken and a chocolate bar would be doled out from Rev. Al Opdyke.

March 03, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Former Giant talks unity, trust at annual prayer breakfast

Residents of Turlock arose bright and early Friday morning for the 24th annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast, where former San Francisco Giants pitcher Jeremy Affeldt joined Mayor Gary Soiseth in emphasizing the importance of trust and unity within the community.

March 03, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Unemployment rate grows in Stanislaus County

The first of the year brought a slight increase to the ranks of unemployed people in Stanislaus County, according to the latest release from the Employment Development Department.

March 03, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Northeast Turlock neighbors protest new development

The Turlock Planning Commission approved a Fitzpatrick Homes project on Thursday to build 20 single-family homes on the southeast corner of North Johnson Road and East Tuolumne Road, despite numerous complaints from neighboring residents.

March 02, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Workshop to give local businesses a glimpse into the world of exporting

An international trade workshop in Hughson next week hopes to provide a boost to the local economy through providing resources to small business owners looking to export their products.

March 02, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Cleaning company looks to restore carpets, ASAP

Type of business: Mobile carpet cleaner

March 02, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Season ends with far less burn restrictions

The 14th winter of the Valley's residential wood-burning program ended with record improvement in air quality.

March 02, 2017 | | Local


Rack Room Shoes opens in Turlock

Turlock shoppers can now add one more destination to their checklist of stores, as family footwear retailer Rack Room Shoes opened its doors on Thursday.

March 02, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


TID considers 48-inch irrigation cap for 2017

With what officials are calling the wettest year on record for the Tuolumne River Watershed, the Turlock Irrigation District Board of Directors will consider a 48-inch irrigation cap for the 2017 irrigation season, which could begin as early as the end of this month.

February 28, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


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Gas prices continue to climb

California's gas prices are steadily on the rise, and Turlock residents are digging deep into their pockets to get from point A to point ...

March 17, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock family hopes to raise awareness about Down syndrome

Many parents look forward to the moment their child reaches an important milestone - whether it's taking their first steps or uttering their first word ...

March 17, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Funding extended for car seat safety program

Stanislaus County's Health Services Agency has received a second year of funding to support the car seat safety effort Keep Baby Safe Program.

March 16, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


AAA offers free ride home on St. Patrick’s Day

An automotive club wants St. Patrick's Day revelers to get home safely and is offering a free ride home to those who partake of ...

March 16, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


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


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