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Camp Taylor to host Valentine fundraiser for children with heart disease

For 12-year-old Justice Van Dyke, Camp Taylor isn't just a place for children with heart disease such as herself to spend the summer. It's a feeling of belonging.

February 07, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Denair business owner hopes to stand again with community’s help

The ability to stand allows us to accomplish small tasks, such as reaching an item on a shelf and even participate in more significant moments, like looking into a loved one's eyes. For Denair business owner Jimmy Oliver, being able to stand once more is a dream he hopes to accomplish through the purchase of a standing wheelchair.

February 07, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Event to celebrate community’s female trailblazers

They say the neon lights are bright on Broadway, and Turlock residents will soon be able to see if that sentiment holds true while donating to a charitable cause. The inaugural Divas on Broadway event is set to celebrate the city's most influential women through an afternoon full of empowerment, complete with a luncheon and fashion show.

February 03, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Rental rates on the rise in Turlock

A recent report released by Apartment List, Inc. has revealed that cities across the nation have seen a year of lowered rent growth. Here in Turlock, however, rent rates have steadily risen since last year.

February 03, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Glow Red event motivates women to stay alive with heart healthy lifestyles

Over 300 women moved to the beat of the Bee Gees' "Stayin' Alive" during an event hosted by Emanuel Medical Center on Friday. It wasn't a disco revival, but instead a way for those in attendance at the Glow Red Luncheon in honor of National Wear Red Day to practice hands-only CPR at the right speed - at least 100 chest compressions per minute.

February 03, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Business blooms at The Flowery

Type of business: Floral boutique

February 02, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Survey shows statewide snowpack at 173 percent of average

What a difference a month can make.

February 02, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Free exercise program encourages Turlock to get moving

Locals who might still be looking for help fulfilling their new year's resolution to get in shape or lose weight without spending money on a costly gym membership can get all the assistance and motivation they need through 100 Citizens, a free exercise program taught three times a week by Stanislaus State kinesiology students.

January 31, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


January wraps up with record breaking rainfall total

Thanks to a recent string of storms that drenched the region during the month of January, the Tuolumne River Watershed received more than 20 inches of precipitation - an amount that Turlock Irrigation District utility analyst Jason Carkeet regarded as record breaking.

January 31, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Turlock teen dispels common vaccination myths

When Modesto resident Dora Lomeli started to develop a cough last year, she thought it was just another cold. After months of sleepless nights and no relief, however, Lomeli found out her condition was much more fatal when she ended up in the emergency room, where she was diagnosed with pneumonia, H1N1 and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. She was told that she would not survive.

January 27, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Turlock church featured on National Geographic show

Turlock residents Mervat and Matius Shlimoun were recently able to meet one of the most famed names in Hollywood while sharing their own story of persecution and relocation to the United States, as the National Geographic Channel show "The Story of God" featured their church in its most recent episode.

January 27, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock welcomes a familiar face to the rank of chief

In a ceremony marked by an overflowing crowd, local dignitaries, and past and present chiefs, the Turlock community came together Thursday to officially make Ninus C. Amirfar, a 27-year veteran of the police department, the newest police chief.

January 26, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Local farmers express disappointment in U.S. withdrawal from TPP

In his first Monday in office, President Donald Trump signed an executive order to withdraw the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement, a move which left some local growers feeling apprehensive as to what comes next.

January 26, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


New homes coming to Turlock

In another sign that Turlock has left the housing market crash in the past, the city will soon see a new subdivision under construction.

January 26, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Valentines, anime and pigeons focus of February library events

Local branches of the Stanislaus County Library will offer a number of book clubs, crafting events and special programs throughout the month of February.

January 26, 2017 | | Local


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Don Pedro Reservoir nears max capacity with more rain on the way

While the latest winter storm to hit Turlock left the city with a number of toppled trees and several power outages Friday, the precipitation forecast ...

February 17, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Kiwi Woodworks provides custom cabinetry

Type of business: Fine custom cabinetry

February 16, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


State Water Board extends water conservation regulations

Although Turlock and surrounding reservoirs have readily welcomed recent rainfall, the State Water Resources Control Board made a decision earlier this month to continue existing ...

February 16, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Wellness programs first to reap benefits from Legacy

Legacy Health Endowment, the health care philanthropy created in 2014 as a result of the sale of Emanuel Medical Center to Tenet Health, announced its ...

February 16, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Registry seeks high-speed rail vendors

In an effort to boost economic development throughout the state, the California High-Speed Rail Authority recently launched ConnectHSR, a free, online vendor registry that will ...

February 16, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Annual prayer breakfast to feature World Series champion

This year's annual Turlock Mayor's Prayer Breakfast will be a morning of "giant" proportions, as the city will welcome former San Francisco Giants ...

February 16, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


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