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$16,000 signing bonuses for those ready to join TPD

Facing an ongoing shortage of police officers and dispatchers in town, the Turlock City Council took steps Tuesday night to make the city a more attractive destination for potential new hirers to the tune of $16,000.

February 16, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Renovations have Dale’s Guitar on the move

For over a decade, Dale Falkenberg has provided the sound of music to the community through Dale's Guitar & Music Lessons, but a new vision for the building the store has called home over the years has the music shop making a move.

February 13, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local


Mayoral candidate seeks to relocate downtown statue

Calafia has been welcoming visitors to downtown Turlock for over a decade, but the Amazon queen's home has been brought into question - once again.

February 13, 2018 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Train derails in Hughson

Investigators continue to look into what caused a 30-car train derailment Saturday night in Hughson.

February 13, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock welcomes Rita’s Italian Ice

Name of business: Rita's Italian Ice

February 13, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local


Flames ravage Turlock home

A raging fire of undetermined origins destroyed a Turlock residence Sunday morning and left four individuals displaced, the Turlock Fire Department reported.

February 12, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Know Your Neighbor: Toni Cordell

Toni Cordell has been employed as Staff Services Technician in the Regulatory Affairs Division of the City of Turlock Municipal Services Department for the last 10 years. She developed the Go Green Program to help facilitate education and outreach efforts for City's various environmental programs. The regulatory aspect of her position covers numerous State and Federal compliance and reporting mandates for a range of different environmental branches. She also chairs the department's Safety Program, which involves conducting employee training, safety compliance and policy development and implementation.

February 09, 2018 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Conservation is key for cannabis cultivators

As the Central Valley nears the end of yet another dry winter, farmers around the region have water on the mind with irrigation season looming. While the area's largest agribusiness operations include fruit, nut and vegetable crops, marijuana is the state's newest cash crop, and its cultivators are looking to conserve water when growing the in-demand plant.

February 09, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local


Irrigation season to begin in March

After an unexpected influx of wet weather put a stop to what would have been an early irrigation period for Turlock Irrigation District water customers in January, dry conditions as of late have growers wondering when the water will come.

February 08, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock gym lifts women’s fitness to new heights

Name of business: Lifted Fitness

February 06, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local


Donors urged to help the Red Cross maintain blood supply

The flu isn't just causing a lot of people to miss work and school – it also means they can't keep their American Red Cross blood and platelet donation appointments. The Red Cross is urging healthy donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve to help maintain the blood supply for patients in need.

February 06, 2018 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Reader Request: Number of Turlock residents who voted to legalize recreational marijuana

Editor's Note: This is a new series where the Turlock Journal staff will look into issues requested by our readers. To submit a Reader Request topic, email khacker@turlockjournal.com or call 209-634-9141.

February 06, 2018 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Art Around Town returns to downtown

The first of four art walks in downtown Turlock is set for Thursday evening, with seven businesses participating in the event.

February 06, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Third Comic Con rolling into town

An event that can only be described as "Halloween in February" is making its way to Turlock for the third time this weekend, with thousands of people set to make their way to the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds for Comic Con – a celebration of all things pop culture, from film and television shows to comic books and video games.

February 06, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local


Influenza continues deadly toll nationally, locally

As the current flu season unfolds, health officials locally and nationally continue to see the number of cases and deaths rise, with a level of uncertainty as to if the season has reached its peak.

February 06, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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Care center looks to help adults with disabilities

Name of business: Prestige Care Center

April 24, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local


Community comes together for cancer event

Hundreds of community members from Turlock and Hilmar made their way to the Dutcher Middle School track on Saturday for Relay for Life, raising funds ...

April 24, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local


County sees slight increase in employment

March saw a small drop in Stanislaus County's unemployment rate, according to the latest numbers from the Employment Development Department.

April 24, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Local


CDC: Don’t eat romaine lettuce

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are recommending against buying or eating any romaine lettuce at a grocery store or restaurant unless it can ...

April 23, 2018 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Turlock restaurant remembers Barbara Bush

While the nation mourned the passing of Barbara Bush this week, a Turlock restaurant had its own special tribute to the snowy-haired first lady.

April 20, 2018 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Garden tour to feature English manor, school garden

The Turlock Garden Club is inviting the public to come "gawk" at their horticultural efforts during the club's annual garden tour.

April 20, 2018 | | Local


Valley air among worst in nation

Stanislaus County residents continue to breathe some of the worst air in the nation, according to the American Lung Association's State of the Air ...

April 20, 2018 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Local designers, artisans transform Turlock home

As the finishing touches were being put on the first-ever Carnegie Arts Designer Show House before the Opening Night Gala on Friday, eight of the ...

April 20, 2018 | Kristina Hacker | Local


PizzaRev heats up Turlock

Name of business: PizzaRev

April 17, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local


Painting It Forward

Every year Lancaster Painting has a Paint It Forward contest where community members are able to nominate a person or organization who is in need ...

April 17, 2018 | Candy Padilla | Local


New Emanuel CEO shakes up patient care

In the center of Emanuel Medical Center's busy emergency department nurses' station is a cubicle for Lani Dickinson. The hospital's interim CEO often ...

April 17, 2018 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Turlock mourns loss of former mayor

Flags across Turlock were flown at half mast early this week in honor of former mayor Dale Pinkney, who died Saturday at the age of ...

April 17, 2018 | Kristina Hacker | Local


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