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Police officer comes to aid of woman kicked off bus

Recent upgrades to Turlock's transit system were made in an effort to make it easier for passengers to ride the bus, but for one rider the changes almost resulted in a trip to jail.

July 15, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Family entertainment center coming to Turlock

For years, Turlockers have hoped for a bowling alley to roll back into the city. After endless rumors and failed attempts at building an entertainment center for residents, plans have finally been put into motion to bring not only bowling, but other activities as well, into Turlock.

July 15, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Solar Cleaning Solutions keeps solar panels sparkling

Type of business: Solar panel cleaning

July 14, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Pokémon and Pizza at the Keyes Library

Pokémon and books, 'gotta catch 'em all!' Individuals can share tips for playing Pokémon GO as well as enjoy a slice of pizza at the Keyes Library at 5:30 p.m. July 28. The Keyes Library is a PokéStop so individuals will be able to collect items and catch a Pokémon during their visit. There are also other PokéStops and a Gym within one block of the library. Participants are also welcome to bring their Pokémon cards to play the Pokémon Trading Card game. Pokémon graphic novels will be available for ...

July 14, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Gaming EXPO brings virtual fun to the fair

Ferris Wheels, fried foods and video games, one of these is not like the others. If you've attended the Stanislaus County Fair any of the past several days, you would realize all three have become synonymous with people enjoying the fair.

July 14, 2016 | Ryan McLaughlin | Local


Ring the bell for Bella

If you have taken a stroll through the Stanislaus County fairgrounds this past week you may have noticed a bell ringing occasionally near the exhibit buildings. That bell signifies hope, hope in the form of donations for a girl named Bella.

July 14, 2016 | Ryan McLaughlin | Local


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


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New skate park 'finally' open

Nearly a year after it was announced that the Brandon Koch Memorial Skate Park would relocate from Starr Avenue to Donelly Park, the revamped skaters ...

August 19, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Paint and sip at Rembrandt and Rosé

Type of business: Paint and sip studio

August 18, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Wildfires continue to pollute Valley air

Area residents will continue to contend with poor air quality conditions as the numerous wildfires burning in the state are causing pollutants to hover over ...

August 18, 2016 | | Local


Turlock Olive Garden general manager earns award

The Turlock general manager of the Olive Garden in town has earned recognition from the corporation for the eatery's guest services and community involvement.

August 18, 2016 | | Local


Poll workers needed for Election Day

As the Nov. 8 Presidential General Election nears, the Stanislaus County Registrar of Voters office is hoping a few citizens will step up and help ...

August 18, 2016 | | Local


Foster Farms names new CEO

Foster Farms announced that its board of directors has appointed Laura Flanagan as the poultry company's newest president and chief executive officer. Flanagan will ...

August 18, 2016 | | Local


Eggs, Issues and Economics breakfast talks Turlock success, entrepreneurship

"I think we can all agree that this is an exciting time to live and work in our community."

August 18, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Road work ahead

Motorists should be prepared to detour around a number of roads around town as maintenance work is planned in the upcoming weeks.

August 18, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


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