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Unemployment rate records small growth in Stanislaus County

The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County grew slightly in October, but remains below the year-ago estimate and under 10 percent, according to the latest numbers from the Employment Development Department.

November 20, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Annual Turlock Gospel Mission Thanksgiving dinner seeks volunteers, food

The Turlock Gospel Mission offers a free Thanksgiving dinner every year for people to come together, share and be thankful, and it wouldn't be possible without the volunteer effort behind it.

November 20, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local


Project Prom: Free dresses for local girls

The season of giving inspires the best in people and a new charitable cause for young ladies will bring more than just a smile for them, it will bring opportunity.

November 20, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local


Turlock animator wins local Innovation Challenge

Only a month after launching his first animated comic book series "Crossblood™: The Spear of Destiny," Boyer Animation Studios President and CEO Michael Boyer illustrated exactly why his business was worthy of funding during Tuesday night's regional round of the Stanislaus Innovation Challenge in Turlock.

November 20, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Denair tornado leaves cancer patient, family without a home

In just eight minutes, Denair resident Beckee Bailey's life turned upside down.

November 20, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Local


New medical advances could help blind Turlock teen

A roof over your head, food on the table and good company are a few staples people are thankful for over the holidays, but something as simple as watching the sunset may be taken for granted.

November 20, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local


New owner sought for historic Turlock home

One of the oldest houses still standing in Turlock is being readied to pass into the hands of a new owner.

November 20, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Dairy levee break floods Turlock neighborhood

Residents on W. Linwood Avenue in Turlock awoke to an unpleasant surprise Friday morning when they found portions of their neighborhood flooded from dirty water that spilled out when a levee broke at a nearby dairy.

November 20, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock Chipotle linked in E. coli outbreak

The outbreak of E. coli at Chipotle restaurants in the Pacific Northwest has spread to more states and locally, with two cases reported in Turlock, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

November 20, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


$1M grant to research drought impacts on water quality

The United States Environmental Protection Agency is hoping to obtain a better understanding of the ongoing drought and its impact on state water resources by awarding a $1 million grant to the Public Policy Institute of California.

November 19, 2015 | | Local


Rotarians promote literacy with dictionary donations

The Turlock Sunrise Rotary Club is hoping to pass along a love of words to local youth by giving every third grade student their very own dictionary.

November 19, 2015 | Kristina Hacker | Local


California barbecue graces Turlock

Name of Business: Carnivore's BBQ Sandwich Shop

November 19, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local


Residents ready to stretch their legs for Turkey Trot

Turkey Trots are becoming more and more popular, but Turlock has been with the program for 41 years.

November 19, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Local


Clean-up begins for Denair in wake of tornado

The winds have long since died down and residents of Denair are now beginning the task of repairing all the damage and wreckage brought to town by a tornado.

November 19, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock firefighters douse fire at Foster Farms plant

The rapid response from the Turlock Fire Department and the quick actions of Foster Farms employees is being credited with keeping a fire that ignited at the Turlock facility from flaring up into a dangerous blaze.

November 19, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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Unemployment creeps up in final month of 2016

Job declines in three separate sectors spurred an increase in the unemployment rate in Stanislaus County for the month of December, according to the latest ...

January 20, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Flu activity on the rise in state, locally

One week after Stanislaus County recorded its first influenza-related death, local health officials announced the deaths of two more residents, while the California Department of ...

January 20, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Second annual fun run to honor life of Turlock woman

The parents of Kayla Bernardi, a graduate of Turlock High School who passed away after her battle with leukemia in 2015, will continue to embrace ...

January 19, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Save energy, water and money through efficiency programs

Turlock residents looking to save energy and conserve water with their next home improvement project may qualify for financing through the City of Turlock's ...

January 19, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


‘American Pickers’ looking to film in area

Collectibles gathering dust and taking up space in attics and garages around the Valley could soon have new life, as the History Channel show "American ...

January 19, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Study shows climate policies benefit Valley

Despite concerns regarding the economic and employment impacts of the state's climate policies, a new study says that the San Joaquin Valley is in ...

January 19, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Local doctor provides outpatient surgery in Turlock

Type of business: Orthopedic surgery

January 19, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Tune In and Tune Up set for Saturday

The San Joaquin Valley Air District is holding a Tune In and Tune Up event from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Stanislaus ...

January 17, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Awards program looks to honor area seniors

In an effort to recognize the county's most generous senior citizens, the Stanislaus County's 2017 Senior Awards are calling for nominations of those ...

January 17, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Local hookah lounge comes to grips with new law

In June of last year, a new, statewide law increased the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 years old, hoping to ...

January 17, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


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