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Drought Listening Tour opens dialogue between state, local officials

State officials met with local governments and water district representatives on Wednesday as part of the Drought Listening Tour to discuss the current impacts of the drought in Stanislaus County region, as well as future implications.

September 10, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local


PG&E to relocate Turlock trees for better gas line safety

Pacific Gas and Electric Company will soon be doing work around Turlock, but not on the gas lines. Instead, the company will be relocating a number of trees in town in an effort to make it easier for first responders to access gas transmission lines in the event of an emergency situation.

September 10, 2015 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Officials issue an Air Alert through Friday

The Valley air basin is in an Air Alert episode beginning today through Friday. This includes the counties of San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Merced, Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare and the Valley air basin portion of Kern Counties.

September 09, 2015 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Wildfire prompts air alert for Valley

Smoke from the Rough Fire is affecting air quality throughout the San Joaquin Valley prompting air officials to issue a health cautionary statement.

September 08, 2015 | | Local


Ceiling fan ignites house fire

A fire believed to have started in a bathroom ceiling fan caused extensive damage to a Turlock residence Monday morning.

September 08, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Shining a light on the stigma of suicide

At 20 years old Olivia Louise Bell Valentine, a Pitman graduate, decided to take her own life.

September 08, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Summer's end brings cheaper gas

As summer comes to an end, gas prices continue to plunge as an ongoing oversupply of crude oil and record-high refinery output continues to drive state and national gas prices down, according to AAA Northern California's latest gas survey.

September 08, 2015 | | Local


Turlock woman turns 106 years old

Eloisa Sanchez Mulgado celebrated her 106 birthday on Monday, smiling and laughing like any day before.

September 08, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local


Heat lingers as fall approaches

Labor Day may signify the end of summer, but someone forgot to tell Mother Nature.

September 08, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock's urban forest withering in drought

For over two decades, the City of Turlock has worked hard to earn the recognition of being a Tree City USA member by creating a Community Forest Program and holding an annual Arbor Day event with local school children. The current drought, however, is making city staff work even harder to maintain the thousands of trees that not only beautify Turlock but also improve air quality.

September 04, 2015 | Kristina Hacker | Local


State health department granted funds to help stop painkiller abuse

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has granted the California Department of Public Health more than $3.7 million to help prevent overdoses from opioids.

September 04, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Proposed solid waste rate increase

Turlock Scavenger is proposing a one-time rate increase. Typical residential solid waste services will increase by 9.16 to 9.45 percent.

September 04, 2015 | | Local


Turlock Foster Farms facilities honored for employee safety

Two Turlock Foster Farms facilities were among nine facilities nationwide to receive an Award of Distinction-the highest level of achievement for employee safety-from the Joint Industry Safety and Health Council during the 2015 National Safety Conference for the Poultry Industry.

September 04, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Annual festival strives to put Denair on the map

The Denair Civic Association will once again showcase all that Denair has to offer at the sixth annual Denair Farm and Family Festival set for Sept. 12.

September 04, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Walkers will be roaming downtown come Tuesday

The walkers are headed for downtown Turlock.

September 04, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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Like father, like sons

Machado and Sons, Inc., a construction company established in Turlock, formulated from the will and drive of patriarch Manuel Machado, and run in conjunction with ...

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Heat advisory in effect; officials warn of health risks

Record high temperatures are expected in the region over the weekend and into next week, prompting officials to urge residents to take precautions against heat-related ...

June 16, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


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