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Turlock pumpkins make international debut

A farm-like setting decorated with hundreds of pumpkins is a common sight around Turlock in the fall, but this year a Central Valley harvest will be shared with families from around the world at a new exhibit featuring locally grown pumpkins at an international tourist destination.

September 05, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Denair Gaslight tackles ‘Important’ work

The Denair Gaslight Theater is getting ready to bring up the curtain on their production of "The Importance of Being Earnest."

September 01, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Turlock beer maker readies Ceres tap room

Construction continues in southwest Ceres for Blaker Brewery's new beer brewery and tap room with a possible opening in October.

September 01, 2017 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Local


Three deaths attributed to West Nile virus

The California Department of Public Health announced Friday that three state residents have died after contracting the West Nile virus. The three deaths mark the first conformed fatalities from the virus this year.

September 01, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Local woman organizes donation drive for hurricane victims

When Turlocker Jaelyn Popolizio turned on the news to see the devastation in Texas left behind by Hurricane Harvey, she took to Facebook with a request for her friends.

September 01, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Sweltering days ahead for most of California

The calendar may show that we are only a few weeks from fall, but the weather certainly is stuck in summer. With temperatures expecting to linger above 100 degrees for the Labor Day weekend, health officials are cautioning residents to be mindful of heat-related illnesses.

September 01, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Know Your Neighbor: Brad Bates

Brad Bates served two terms as Mayor of Turlock, from 1982-1990. Before heading the Turlock City Council, Bates served many years on the City's Planning Commission. He also has a long family history in Turlock. His​ ​grandfather​ ​came​ ​to​ ​Turlock​ ​as​ ​a​ ​​ ​child​ ​from​ ​the​ ​island​ ​of​ ​Pico​ ​in​ ​the​ ​Portuguese​ ​Azores.​​ ​In​ ​the​ ​1930s,​ ​his grandfather​ ​started​ ​the Harry​ ​P.​ ​Raymus​ ​Insurance​ ​Agency.​ ​​ His​ ​father,​ ​​​Louie,​ ​​ ​joined​ ​him​ ​in​ ​the​ ​agency​ ​after​ ​serving​ ​as a​ ​Captain​ ​in​ ​the​ ​Army​ ​during​ ​World​ ​War​ ​II.​ ​​ ​Brad ​went​ ​to​ ​work​ ​at​ ​the​ ​family agency​ ​​ ​immediately​ ​after graduating​ ​from​ ​U.C.​ ​Davis ...

September 01, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local




Pirates, shapes and book clubs highlight September library events

The Turlock Library will host a number of special events and programs for all ages throughout the month of September, including seminars on planning for Social Security, college resources through the Dream Act and what it takes to become a citizen of the United States of America.

August 29, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Alegria Ballroom finds new downtown home

Type of business: Dance studio

August 29, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Pair spends several days trapped in home after fall

The Turlock police and fire departments came to the rescue of an elderly couple that had fallen and were unable to get help for several days.

August 29, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Keyes fire chief rebuffs critics who say fire response is slow

Keyes Fire Department is facing criticism of its organization, including claims that fire response was delayed at three recent structure fires, and that the department too heavily relies on mutual aid from neighboring agencies.

August 29, 2017 | | Local


A simple act of kindness

A small act of kindness can make a huge impact, and that was the case for one grieving family.

August 29, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Local organizations offer support for hurricane victims

California businesses and volunteers are joining in the disaster relief efforts to help the the thousands of people in Texas affected by Hurricane Harvey.

August 29, 2017 | BY PAUL ROUPE Turlock Journal | Local


Carnegie features contemporary Japanese ceramics

The Carnegie Arts Center will be holding a preview night party for the Japanese ceramic arts exhibit coming to town in September.

August 25, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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Smoke from wildfires prompts health caution

Smoke from the Northern California wildfires is affecting air quality throughout the entire San Joaquin Valley, prompting local air pollution officials to issue an Air ...

October 11, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


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