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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


PACIFIC REGION POULTRY REPORT

CALIFORNIA EGG PRODUCTION: California's egg production during December totaled 302.2 million, up 17 million from November's production and up 13 million from December 2015. The all layers during the month totaled 12.2 million, up 3 percent from last month, but down 1 percent from December 2015. Eggs per 100 layers during the month were 2,487, compared to 2,426 a month earlier, and 2,346 in December 2015.

January 26, 2017 | | Local


Stanislaus County Fair receives international recognition

The Stanislaus County Fair recently took home a surplus of awards from two renowned associations, once again receiving recognition for the variety of exhibits and entertainment it offers the area annually.

January 26, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Organizers ready for Turlock book sale

Book lovers will once again be flocking to Turlock this week to pick up literary treasures during the annual Friends of the Turlock Public Library book sale.

January 24, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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Gas prices continue to climb

California's gas prices are steadily on the rise, and Turlock residents are digging deep into their pockets to get from point A to point ...

March 17, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock family hopes to raise awareness about Down syndrome

Many parents look forward to the moment their child reaches an important milestone - whether it's taking their first steps or uttering their first word ...

March 17, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Funding extended for car seat safety program

Stanislaus County's Health Services Agency has received a second year of funding to support the car seat safety effort Keep Baby Safe Program.

March 16, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


AAA offers free ride home on St. Patrick’s Day

An automotive club wants St. Patrick's Day revelers to get home safely and is offering a free ride home to those who partake of ...

March 16, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Agave Azul serves up authentic Mexican dishes

Type of business: Mexican restaurant

March 16, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock’s most outstanding woman: Ferrari to be honored at AAUW event

The name Jeani Ferarri is well-known around Turlock, and the long-time champion of goodwill is being recognized for her contributions to the community as the ...

March 16, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock man dies after being hit by train in Keyes

A Turlock truck driver making a delivery to a Keyes factory was struck and killed by a train Thursday morning, according to the Stanislaus County ...

March 16, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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