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Turlock artists entertain at Modesto Con

Local artists Harold George and Adam Harris attended Modesto Con over the weekend, putting their pens to work for convention-goers.

July 12, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Conservation service has funds available for ag air quality projects

USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service is making funds available to help improve and maintain air quality within designated areas of California, including Stanislaus County. Funding for the National Air Quality Initiative is available through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program; and those wishing to participate are encouraged to get their applications in soon.

July 12, 2016 | Ryan McLaughlin | Local


Chaka Khan cancels show at Fair

Stanislaus County Fair officials have had to make a last minute change to the entertainment lineup as Chaka Khan canceled the remainder of her tour dates in July.

July 12, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Main Street Antiques readies for 20th anniversary celebration

A local store that sells items which have seen their fair share of years pass is now celebrating a birthday of its own. Main Street Antiques will turn 20 on Aug. 1, and for the past two decades the downtown location has provided the Turlock community with a wide variety of unique antiques.

July 12, 2016 | | Local


Mayors to channel their inner Santas for annual Fair toy drive

The Stanislaus County Fair and the Salvation Army are holding a toy drive at the Fair gates on Thursday. Fair guests who donate one or more toy will receive two carnival ride tickets from Butler Amusements. All donations will help local children receive gifts for Christmas this year.

July 12, 2016 | | Local


Community welcomes new army recruits at fair ceremony

In the life of a U.S. Army soldier taking the oath of enlistment to defend and protect the United States Constitution and all that it represents is a monumental moment and for 36 new recruits it was made a little more special Monday night when they raised their right hands and swore their allegiance in front of an enthusiastic and supportive crowd at the Stanislaus County Fair.

July 12, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Pokémon Go has Turlockers on the hunt

Pokémon Go is the newest sensation in mobile gaming, giving average citizens the chance to become Pokémon trainers. Since its release on July 6, the app has taken the nation – and Turlock – by storm, with residents hitting the city's streets in a quest to "catch 'em all."

July 12, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock Garden Club puts their green thumbs to work at the fair

The Turlock Garden Club is taking the community back to the roots of the area's festivals by recreating the Turlock Melon Carnival in the open garden competition at the Stanislaus County Fair.

July 08, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock Cupcake Wars: Local bakers show their patriotism with iced delights

The first annual Turlock Cupcake Wars contest saw two sisters help each other to first and second place finishes and junior bakers perfect their craft.

July 08, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Former Turlock family faces medical crisis

A family with roots in Turlock is hoping that their old neighbors and friends can come to their aid as they find themselves far from home and unable to return because of a medical crisis.

July 08, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Opening day brings friends together for fair fun

As the Stanislaus County Fair opened its gates Friday for the 105th anniversary of the event, Central Valley residents gathered to partake in the sights, sounds, tastes and memories that can only be found at the fair.

July 08, 2016 | Ryan McLaughlin | Local


Turlock dancing competition swings into third season

A hospital CEO, school board trustee and representatives of Turlock's police and fire departments will soon trip the light fantastic while trying to raise money for local nonprofits as part of the 2016 Dancing With the Turlock Stars event.

July 07, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Nite and Day Furniture makes decorating affordable

Type of business: Furniture store

July 07, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Fresno Food Expo: Connecting California’s food industry

Once a year the Fresno Food Expo brings together growers, processors, manufacturers and industry service providers from across California to connect and discuss business with buyers worldwide.

July 07, 2016 | Ryan McLaughlin | Local


Booming almond crop coming to California

For the first time since 2013, California's almond crop yield is projected to be over two billion pounds.

July 07, 2016 | | Local


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Senior safety top priority at upcoming seminar

Far too often senior citizens must be concerned with their safety both physically, emotionally and financially. Seniors sometimes need assistance when it comes to navigating ...

July 22, 2016 | Ryan McLaughlin | Local


Carnegie centennial celebration continues with a return to Kaleidoscope

The Carnegie Arts Center is ready to stroll back into its funky and groovy past and hopes locals will come along with the trip and ...

July 22, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Registration opens for Citizen Academy

The Turlock Police Department will be hosting a Citizens Police Academy starting Sept. 8.

July 22, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Police help make one girl’s birthday a day to remember

As far as birthday wishes go Turlock's Zoey Pernsteiner had a fairly easy one to grant, though it certainly was an unusual request for ...

July 22, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Unemployment rises in county

Stanislaus County saw its unemployment rate climb in June as school layoffs coincided with the end of the spring harvest season, according to the latest ...

July 22, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock Journal paper deliverer dies on route

The California Highway Patrol said the Friday morning death of a Turlock Journal carrier delivering newspapers on Linwood Avenue was likely attributed to medical problems.

July 22, 2016 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Local


Rustic Roots settles into new home

Type of business: Furniture and Home Decor

July 21, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Civil Air Patrol members going above and beyond

While most kids have been spending their summer vacations at home, a few local teens have been spending their summer training and learning all about ...

July 21, 2016 | Ryan McLaughlin | Local


TID extends irrigation season into November

With the summer season well underway and farmers across the Central Valley working on their crops, the Turlock Irrigation District announced a potential game changer ...

July 21, 2016 | Ryan McLaughlin | Local


Turlock man suspected of sexual abuse

The Turlock Police Department has arrested a 41-year-old man on allegations he sexually assaulted two young girls at a home in Turlock.

July 21, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Chamber seeks Turlock's best

Turlock is known for having some of the most innovative and inspiring business, agricultural and philanthropic leaders in the region and each year the Chamber ...

July 21, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Officials warn of growing threat of West Nile Virus

Even though California Has not recorded a human case of West Nile Virus so far this year, state health officials are warning that the presence ...

July 21, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Veteran workshops planned for Turlock, Ripon

The Veterans Service Off ices in Stanislaus and San Joaquin counties will be hosting two veteran workshops with U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) to ...

July 21, 2016 | | Local


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