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Annual parade, car show bring community together for Independence Day

Over 12,000 community members gathered in downtown Turlock Tuesday morning, looking to put a spark into their 4th of July festivities as the city celebrated the country's birthday with plenty of food, classic cars and patriotism during its annual parade and car show.

July 04, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Shabby Addy makes kids’ fashion fun

Type of business: Girls' clothing boutique

July 04, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


July library events feature Australian puppets, Building Challenge and Harry Potter’s birthday

Families seeking educational and fun activities over the summer, should look no further than the library as local branches have a bevy of interactive programs scheduled for the month of July.

July 04, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Firefighters respond to blaze at Turlock storage facility

Firefighters from the Turlock Fire Department had to make an aggressive attack on a blaze burning in a storage unit before it could spread through the facility and to neighboring businesses.

July 04, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Body recovered from Turlock area canal

Authorities pulled a man's body from a canal along the outskirts of Turlock on Sunday, marking the third such incident in recent weeks.

July 04, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Dancing dynamic duos compete for good causes

Dancing with the Turlock Stars is doubling the fun for its fourth annual event this year with local couples taking to the stage in an effort to raise money for worthy causes while competing for one of the coveted trophies.

June 30, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Hilmar turns 100

Hilmar is honoring its 100th year with a centennial celebration praising the town's past and heritage.

June 30, 2017 | BY PAUL ROUPE Turlock Journal | Local


Firework safety urged for holiday celebration

Those individuals planning on adding some sparkle and pop to their Fourth of July festivities are being advised to make sure the fireworks being lit are legal in Turlock.

June 30, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Amid doctor shortage, Valley native returns home to practice in Turlock

It's no secret that the Central Valley is facing a doctor shortage. A majority of physicians are choosing to practice elsewhere, while legislators like Congressman Jeff Denham take steps to encourage them to live and work here where they are desperately needed. But, while residents around the Valley wait weeks, or even months, to see a doctor, one area native has returned home to provide as many people as he can with the care they seek.

June 30, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Multiple gas leaks reported in Turlock

The Turlock Fire Department was kept busy Wednesday afternoon with three verified natural gas leaks around town.

June 28, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Bernsen returns to Turlock for movie

Actor-producer Corbin Bernsen is back in Turlock to film scenes for his upcoming film, "Life of a Dog."

June 27, 2017 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Local


Centennial celebration

Paramount Court resident Haruko "Hari" Miyoda and her daughter Linda Masuda celebrated her 100th birthday on Tuesday. Miyoda was born in Aptos, California June 27, 1917. She grew up mainly in the Los Angeles area and has a total of four children (two who have passed away), two grandchildren and one great-grand child. When asked what her secret to long life is Miyoda stated, "well I have no secret," but her daughter said it could be due to being too ornery. Paramount Court staff said they believe Hari's secret is the fact that she has a cup of hot ...

June 27, 2017 | Candy Padilla | Local


Turlock riders strut their stuff at Fair horse shows

The Stanislaus County Fair kicked off the fair season last weekend with the pre-fair horse shows.

June 27, 2017 | BY OSCAR COPLAND Turlock Journal | Local


4th of July travel expected to hit historic high

A record number of families are expected to hit the road this holiday weekend, according to AAA.

June 27, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


West Nile Virus found in Stanislaus County

The arrival of summer and the warm days and nights is ushering in the reemergence of the West Nile Virus, with mosquito samples testing positive.

June 27, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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Structure charred in industrial area of Turlock

The Turlock Fire Department is looking into what ignited a fire inside a commercial structure in an industrial area of town.

July 21, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


The bird, the bunny and the wardrobe

A few minutes before 4:30 p.m., the contestants are lined up on fold-out tables topped with a soft fabric. They are all dressed ...

July 21, 2017 | BY PAUL ROUPE Turlock Journal | Local


Student housing fills as semester approaches

Move-in day at The Vista, Turlock's newest student housing option, is still a month away, but the apartment complex is nearly at full capacity ...

July 21, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


The Vista investigates non-student leases

New Turlock student housing complex The Vista is coming under scrutiny for allegedly leasing rooms to individuals who are neither college students or faculty, which ...

July 21, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Know Your Neighbor: Jessica Irish

Jessica Irish is the communications and brand manager for the Center for Human Services. She also has her own business, Jessica Chang Consulting, helping professionals ...

July 21, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock firefighters join effort to stop blaze in Mariposa County

As fires continue to rage across various regions of California, the state's mutual aid system has been sending firefighting teams out from agencies all ...

July 20, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Know Your Neighbor: Candace Gonsalves

Candace Gonsalves and her husband, Matt, started Rustic Metal Designs back in 2010, because they wanted to create unique custom metal pieces for family and ...

July 18, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Former prison-themed restaurant now serves cosmic menu

Name of business: Cosmos Burgers

July 18, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Fulkerth, N. Golden State intersection to close

One of Turlock's main intersections will soon be closed for much-needed safety improvements. The intersection of N. Golden State Boulevard and Fulkerth Road/West ...

July 18, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Olde Tyme Pastries in running to be country’s sweetest bakery

Olde Tyme Pastries is on a quest to become the country's sweetest bakery, and the longtime Turlock business is asking for the community's ...

July 18, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Families continue fair tradition on opening night

For Arlen and Susan Peters, attending the Stanislaus County Fair is a tradition that goes back over 30 years to when they took their daughter ...

July 14, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


State wildfires impacting local air quality

Smoke from several wildfires burning in California is having an impact on the Valley's air quality, prompting air officials to issue a health warning ...

July 14, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Actor says local cooperation key to bringing film production to Turlock, Ceres

Corbin Bernsen says he will be back.

July 14, 2017 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Local


Tia Fina’s Salsa, Big Tree Organic Farms ready for Fresno Food Expo

Two local food companies are looking to showcase their best products at the upcoming Fresno Food Expo, but the experience is sure to be different ...

July 14, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Blue Diamond Growers helps Turlock girl’s wish come true

On Wednesday afternoon, five-year-old Aileen Aguilar was dropped off at her Turlock home dressed head to toe as Elsa from the Disney movie "Frozen." Little ...

July 14, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


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