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Free health fair coming to Turlock

Turlock seniors will have the opportunity to lower their prescription drug costs as well as receive free health screenings this weekend thanks to a Medicare Health Fair provided by the University of the Pacific.

November 15, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Salvation Army rings in holiday season with annual luncheon

The generosity of Turlock's community members was in full force once again Tuesday at the Salvation Army Kettle Kickoff luncheon, with the city's residents stuffing dollars by the thousands into the organization's iconic red kettles to kick start their holiday fundraising campaign.

November 15, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Emanuel leading area’s hospitals in new coronary procedure

When Emanuel Medical Center unveiled their Justin Ferrari Cardiovascular Operating Suites in 2014, it was billed as a state-of-the-art facility that would usher in a new era of procedures, techniques and possibilities that would change the type of cardiac care in Turlock. Now, it appears that promise is coming to fruition.

November 11, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Local bar salutes Marines, vets

The Udder Place owner and former Marine Jerry Powell was presented with a flag certificate and a photo of Corp. Michael Anderson Jr. who was killed Dec. 14, 2004 in Fallujah, Iraq. Anderson Jr.'s father Michael Anderson Sr., with the help of Congressman Jeff Denham, had a flag flown in honor of his son above the Pentagon on Thursday. The flag and the photo will go on Powell's Wall of Honor at The Udder Place and be displayed for all to see.

November 11, 2016 | BY CANDY PADILLA Turlock Journal | Local


Bakers wanted for annual pumpkin pie contest

The Dubyak Family Chiropractic Center is calling on bakers of all ages and skill levels to show off their culinary skills while making a difference this Thanksgiving with its 22nd annual Pumpkin Pie Contest.

November 11, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock salutes its veterans

Residents and veterans gathered in Turlock's Central Park Friday morning, honoring the city's community members who have bravely served in the United States military with a special Veteran's Day ceremony.

November 11, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


From internment camp to boot camp

Sherman Kishi remembers May 13, 1942 like it was yesterday - not because it was his 17th birthday, but because it marked the day he and his family had to report to a relocation camp at the Merced Assembly Center.

November 10, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Cycle Masters finds new downtown home

Type of business: Bicycle shop

November 10, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


City of Turlock comes close to meeting September water savings goal

The City of Turlock fell just short of its water conservation goal in September as the State Water Resources Control Board continues to contemplate whether or not to return to state-mandated conservation as California heads into a possible sixth drought year.

November 10, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Fire scorches outbuilding in Turlock

An afternoon barbecue ignited a fire that spread to an out building and threatened several homes in a Turlock neighborhood Tuesday, the Turlock Fire Department reported.

November 09, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock elects first District representatives

Turlock voters made history on Tuesday, electing the city's first two District representatives to the City Council. As of 10:10 p.m. Tuesday, Gil Esquer was leading Jaime Franco substantially in the District 2 race (with 60 percent of precincts counted) and Steven Nascimento was ahead of Amy Bublak and Donald Babadalir in District 4 (with 50 percent of precincts counted).

November 08, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Hauck’s Grill, Stanislaus State host election watch party

Stanislaus State students hit Downtown Turlock on election night, eager to see their votes at work thanks to a viewing party hosted by the university at Hauck's Grill.

November 08, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Events scheduled to honor area veterans

Locals will have the opportunity to honor area veterans with a celebratory ceremony in downtown Turlock and tour the new Veteran Center under construction in Modesto.

November 08, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Westside Ministries to host open house event

For over 30 years, Westside Ministries has opened its doors to the youth of Turlock, providing social and educational opportunities to set them up for success. This week, the organization is inviting the city community to walk through its halls and get an up-close look at the valuable services it provides.

November 08, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


TID engineer selected for state ag leadership program

Turlock Irrigation District civil engineering department manager Brad Koehn will join 23 other emerging agricultural leaders throughout the state during the California Agricultural Leadership Program, an advanced leadership development experience meant to form influential leaders and active volunteers in the industry.

November 04, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


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Healthcare Hero: Renee Pimentel

If you do not know Renee Pimentel, you should. While not a household name she is a healthcare hero.

November 29, 2016 | BY JEFFREY LEWIS Special to the Journal | Local


Denair preparing for first annual tree lighting celebration

Towns across the country celebrate Christmas traditions annually, and this year, Denair hopes to begin one of its own with its first annual Christmas tree ...

November 29, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Don’s RV Center preparing to expand

Don's RV Center is set for expansion following the Stanislaus County Planning Commission's recent approval of the center's plans to create an ...

November 29, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Police department begins enforcement operations to curb collisions

The Turlock Police Department will be conducting a special traffic enforcement today around town in an ongoing effort to drive down the number of fatal ...

November 29, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock Chamber of Commerce eliminates CEO position

The Turlock Chamber of Commerce is restructuring its staff as the business organization looks to refocus its resources.

November 29, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


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