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Garden club helps downtown Turlock welcome spring

Downtown Turlock is already a beautiful place, but it just got a whole lot prettier. As part of their efforts to beautify the downtown area, the Turlock Garden Club planted stunning displays of flowers in the large, cement pots that decorate Main Street.

April 12, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Two Emanuel employees recognized for national award

Two employees at Emanuel Medical Center have been singled out for a national award based on their dedication to patient care.

April 12, 2016 | | Local


Fire reported at National Guard building in Turlock

A quick response from the Turlock Fire Department kept a fire at the Army National Guard facility in Turlock from spreading through the building.

April 12, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock seniors' flyboy dreams come true

As a young boy, Jim Jessup remembers seeing planes training for World War II in the skies above his home, twisting and twirling through the air. He would look up in awe as the pilots practiced their dog fights, preparing themselves for war.

April 08, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


High-heeled walkers unite for awareness campaign

A parade of red-heeled men and boys will soon be marching through downtown Modesto as the Haven Women's Center of Stanislaus County hosts their third Walk A Mile In Her Shoes event April 16.

April 08, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Mother, daughter duo donate their locks

Brown Elementary school student Laura Ralston and her mother, Hayley, have been growing out their hair for two and a half years, but not for their own vanity. They chopped off a combined 26 inches of their long, brown locks Friday and donated it to Wigs for Kids, a private, non-profit organization that creates hair replacement systems for children who would otherwise be unable to afford them.

April 08, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Caddy’s Hair Studio opens second location

Type of Business: Barber shop

April 07, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


FINAL SALUTE

Family, friends and community members in Turlock bid farewell to Coast Guardsman Joshua X. Noz, who died in a motorcycle collision March 27 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

April 07, 2016 | Candy Padilla | Local


Final transit changes focus of public meeting

The City of Turlock is moving forward with plans to improve bus service in town - and rebrand the current Bus Line Service of Turlock to Turlock Transit -by asking for public input on the final draft of new routes and schedules before taking the changes to the City Council for approval.

April 07, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Students able to win prizes for choosing fruits and veggies

Promoting healthy eating habits in local youth is a community-wide goal and the Stanislaus County Fair and Turlock Unified School District are once again partnering to encourage students to make good food choices.

April 07, 2016 | | Local


Turlock salutes fallen Coast Guard member

Turlock police and fire personnel were on hand late Sunday night to salute the remains of a Coast Guard serviceman from Denair who was killed in a solo motorcycle collision March 27 in Honolulu.

April 05, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


CALIFORNIA CROP WEATHER

Rainfall was sparse during the week with most totals below a quarter of an inch. Monday through Wednesday saw scattered rain showers across portions of the State with scattered snow showers in the Sierras. Coastal locations north of Los Angeles, the far north, and the interior deserts remained dry. Precipitation in the Central Valley was limited to only Monday. By Wednesday, the State-wide rainfall was limited to the San Diego area and portions of the deserts. Precipitation ceased as a dry air mass took hold of the State by Thursday and persisted into the weekend. Rain showers fell on Sunday ...

April 05, 2016 | | Local


CASTLE WELCOMES U.S. ARMY AVIAVATION EXHIBIT

Castle Air Museum will be receiving a new addition to their collection of nearly 70 vintage military aircraft when a Boeing CH-47D Chinook Helicopter from the California Army National Guard touches down at Castle Airport at 11 a.m. Thursday.

April 05, 2016 | | Local


Journal transitions to digital subscriptions

As some of our readers already noticed we have recently implemented a subscriber platform or paywall to our turlockjournal.com website. As business changes so does the delivery and platform of our news operations.

April 05, 2016 | Hank Vander Veen | Local


California falls short of water savings goal

A statewide goal of reaching the 25 percent water conservation mandate fell just a smidge short as a dry February prompted more water usage in California, according to the latest release from the State Water Resource Control Board.

April 05, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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Boat expo coming to Woodward

The Stanislaus County Parks and Recreation department will present the inaugural Spring Boat Expo at Woodward Reservoir from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m ...

April 26, 2016 | | Local


Stanislaus County fails in State of Air report

Residents of Stanislaus County are still subjected to breathing in some of the worst air in the country, according to the American Lung Association's ...

April 22, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Have a housing issue? Call Project Sentinel

One woman has been having ongoing issues with mold in the "expensive" townhouse she rents in Turlock and her landlord isn't fixing the problem ...

April 21, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Downtown Turlock seeks votes in America's Main Streets contest

Downtown Turlock is hoping to turn locals' love of its recently revitalized Main Street into a $25,000 cash prize and title of America's ...

April 21, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Turlock resident elected president of Assyrian National Council

After years of service to the national Assyrian community, Turlock resident Youbert Valadio was unanimously elected as president of The Assyrian National Council of Stanislaus ...

April 21, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Business Forecast: Brighter days ahead for Valley economy

As the recent rain has brought much-needed relief to local crops, it is also helping to paint a rosier economic picture for the Valley, according ...

April 21, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Loja Do Homen brings sophisticated style to Turlock

Type of Business: Men's clothing store

April 21, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Public input sought for new courthouse

The public will have an opportunity to put in their opinion on the new courthouse planned for downtown Modesto at an upcoming public meeting.

April 21, 2016 | | Local


Fair exhibitor deadlines approaching

The exhibitor deadlines are coming up for those wishing to showcase something in the Stanislaus County Fair's 2016 run.

April 21, 2016 | | Local


Litter removal program helping cleanup highways

The highways that pass through the Central Valley got some sprucing up Thursday with Caltran's annual statewide Litter Removal and Enforcement Day.

April 21, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


PAINT IT FORWARD

Every year the crew at Lancaster Painting takes time to give back to a family or organization in need through their Paint It Forward event.

April 21, 2016 | | Local


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