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Local dentist helps send Halloween candy to troops

Two years ago TV personality Jimmy Kimmel created a viral internet sensation through his YouTube challenge that asked parents to take away their children's Halloween candy and tape the children's reactions leaving some mad, some sad, and some downright confused. Fortunately this year, children have the opportunity to avoid the "trick" and instead "treat" our troops abroad to some of the Halloween fun by donating their excess candy.

October 24, 2013 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


California dairy producers argue for federal pricing

The California Dairy Campaign's request to raise cheese milk prices and whey factor values was denied Tuesday by the California Department of Food and Agriculture, which opted instead to grant an extension on the temporary price relief.

October 24, 2013 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


Gas prices on the decline

Though California may have the third highest state average price for regular unleaded gasoline, gas prices appear to be on the steady decline.

October 24, 2013 | Cara Hallam | Local


Turlock LDS celebrates 100 years of scouting

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and the Boy Scouts of America have a long history together - 100 years, to be exact.

October 24, 2013 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Turlock welcomes Chinese, Volvo partnership

One of China's top construction equipment producers has opened its first North American branch in Turlock.

October 24, 2013 | Cara Hallam | Local


Early treatment of depression important

Millions of Americans are suffering from depression, a common mental illness that heavily interferes with one's life if left untreated.

October 22, 2013 | Cara Hallam | Local


House with 50 dogs shut down

With more than 50 small dogs, a Delhi man's home may look more like a kennel. And therein lies the problem with Merced County Animal Control – it isn't one.

October 22, 2013 | Cara Hallam | Local


THS ALUMNI GAME: BACK ON THE FIELD

The second annual Turlock High Alumni Baseball game was held on Saturday, complete with a homerun derby and game between the Mendonca Maulers and Bettencourt Dreamers. In addition to the fun, there was also a touching moment as recently graduated Tyler Murphy threw out the first pitch.

October 22, 2013 | Frankie Tovar | Local


AMR announces layoffs

American Medical Response is laying off 39 emergency medical technicians because of a lost contract for service with Doctors Medical Center.

October 22, 2013 | Sabra Stafford | Local


County youth drink up the sugar

The number of kids in Stanislaus County that consume sugary drinks on a daily basis has grown slightly, according to a newly released health survey.

October 22, 2013 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Annual dinner highlights slow food, Ag Link

Just in time for the pumpkin pie, Slow Food Great Valley Chapter is hosting its' Annual Harvest Dinner at the Larsa Banquet Hall between Turlock and Denair on Nov. 7. All-star chefs will work their magic with local ingredients presenting a full course meal featuring "Sweet Potatoes and More!"

October 18, 2013 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


IN SERVICE

Air Force Airman Tristan L. Jordan graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

October 18, 2013 | | Local


Deputies raise funds for veterans in pistol contest

Deputy Andrew Mulgrew and Deputy Michael Maze have a passion for two things, competition pistol shooting and supporting wounded veterans. The two deputies were able to combine these passions at the recent Top Cop shooting contest.

October 18, 2013 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


JoLynn DiGrazia: Serving the kids of Turlock's Westside

Q: What got you started in the ministry?

October 18, 2013 | Nancy Angel | Local


Open house at new safety center

The public will get their first opportunity to check out the inner workings of the new Public Safety Facility when the Turlock police and fire departments host their annual open house event Oct. 26.

October 18, 2013 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


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Pets saved due to donation of resuscitator

The donation of an animal resuscitator made by the Friends of Turlock Animal Shelter is credited with helping to save several pets that were in a recent Ceres house fire.

October 21, 2014 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Local


Planning approves new hotel on Lander Avenue

Visitors to Turlock will soon have another place in which to lay their heads after a request to modify and extend the construction of an 85 room Hampton Inn hotel on property adjacent to the Highway 99 Lander exit received anonymous approval from the Turlock Planning Commission on Thursday.

October 17, 2014 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


Jobs return to Turlock with new developments

City Hall was teeming with people recently but there wasn't a contentious public meeting or protest, rather hundreds of Turlockers seeking employment were attending a hiring fair.

October 17, 2014 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


Unemployment hits new low in county

For the first time since the onset of the Great Recession, the unemployment rate in Stanislaus County has dropped below 10 percent.

October 17, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Future of Larsa Hall hangs in the balance; nearby residents sued for $500,000

The longstanding tension between representatives of the Larsa Banquet Hall and neighboring Amethyst Way residents over the noise emanating from events at the hall is far from over as the next step to decide if the county planning commission will revoke the event center's license won't be taken for three to six more months.

October 16, 2014 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


Turlock woman ready to step into new life

The theme song from "The Wizard of Oz" tells us dreams come true over the rainbow, but Melinda Conley is hoping it's just over the arch - the St. Louis Arch to be exact.

October 16, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Local


20-30 Club’s annual wine tasting event to help keep kids warm this winter

While the local chapter of the 20-30 Club is devoted to raising funds for children in need that doesn't mean they don't have fun doing it.

October 16, 2014 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


Several Turlock roads slated for speed limit changes

Drivers may want to pay extra attention to the speedometers on their vehicles in upcoming weeks as the posted speed limits may be changing on several streets in Turlock.

October 16, 2014 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


European company establishes first American site in Central Valley

The United Kingdom based company Botanics & Organics, Inc. will lay roots for its first American venture in the Central Valley through a partnership between the Stanislaus Business Alliance and the City of Modesto.

October 16, 2014 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


Delhi little league is a home run among youth

Delhi parents and citizens have hit a home run among youth with their newly formulated Delhi Little League. This league, which is officially affiliated with Little League International, will give kids a chance to step up to the plate and hone their baseball skills.

October 16, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Prime Shine offers local clean and kind experience

Name of Business: Prime Shine Car Wash

October 16, 2014 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local


Denair teen to represent county in statewide pageant

Turlock High School senior Brooklyn Lowery has been selected to represent Stanislaus County in Miss California Teen USA in January. As an active member throughout the community, the 17-year old Denair resident has definitely proven to be a qualified candidate.

October 16, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Nurse receives musical surprise from students

Although Mountain View Middle School nurse Kathy Cook gave an inspiring and informative presentation on breast cancer awareness to students on Wednesday, what came after her presentation is what stole the show.

October 16, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Local


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