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Program searches for best companies in the county

A brand new program is hoping to recognize companies who have proven to be the most desirable workplaces within the county. Developed by Opportunity Stanislaus and Prime Shine Car Wash, Best Places to Work: Central Valley aims to separate and celebrate top employers through a survey and recognition program.

December 22, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


The weather outside may be frightful

A winter storm is expected to hit the Central Valley today, causing havoc for holiday travelers.

December 22, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Turlock Gospel Mission awarded grant from Save Mart

The Turlock Gospel Mission's drive to help the homeless community got a boost this holiday season from a donation by Save Mart.

December 20, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Delhi family honors lost child through annual Christmas event

Each holiday season, a family in Delhi goes above and beyond for the community's children, throwing a party that creates the joy of Christmas through gingerbread, toys and Santa Claus himself. And while the occasion has grown over the years, host Carina Singh will always remember why it began.

December 20, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Diarrhea infections on the rise in Stanislaus County

As people prepare to make their holiday meals, Stanislaus County health officials are imploring them to practice proper hygiene to help stop a spreading diarrheal infection.

December 20, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Pink campaign raises over $20K for cancer endowment

For the past five years, the Turlock Firefighters Local #2434 have foregone their traditional blue uniform shirts during the month of October and donned bright pink t-shirts in an effort to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research.

December 20, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Blaze chars garage of Turlock residence

The Turlock Fire Department is investigating the cause of a fire that ignited in the garage of a Turlock residence Friday afternoon.

December 19, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Last minute ideas turn even most unprepared into seasoned gift giver

It's a week before Christmas. You're sitting at home, basking in the glow of your festively trimmed tree, sipping on your third glass of eggnog.

December 16, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Dust Bowl, Jasper Foods put unique spin on holiday treat

Lovers of Dust Bowl Brewing Company are familiar with the wide variety of craft beer available at their two Turlock taprooms. Now, the company has collaborated with Jasper Specialty Foods in Newman to bring beer connoisseurs a delicious treat just in time for the holidays: a sweet, yet salty beer brittle.

December 16, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Westside Ministries keeps kids warm with annual coat drive

For many, the month of December signifies warm nights spent by the fireplace, surrounded by loved ones and perhaps a few Christmas stockings as the temperature drops outside. Some families dread the colder months, however, as they cannot afford a coat for their child to protect them from the harsh weather. For the past 28 years, Westside Ministries has made it their mission to provide for these families through their annual Coats 4 Kids coat drive, providing coats, toys and haircuts to local, underserved youth.

December 16, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


Unemployment in county records higher rates

Stanislaus County's unemployment rate in November saw a slight bump, but continues to stay in the single digits and below the year-ago estimate, according to the latest numbers released from the Employment Development Department.

December 16, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Collision kills one

A 25-year-old man that died in a single vehicle collision in Madera County was initially identified as a Turlock resident, but actually lived in Sacramento, according to the Madera County Coroner's Office.

December 15, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local


In & Out Smart Repair makes broken electronics new again

Type of business: Electronic device repair shop

December 15, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


TID adopts 2017 budget

Without any rate increases or major changes planned for the second consecutive year, the 2017 Turlock Irrigation District budget was unanimously approved by Board of Directors after months of preparation Tuesday.

December 15, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local


One Heart, One Mind, One Prayer

Prodigal Sons and Daughters, the faith-based addiction recovery ministry located in Turlock, has launched an end of the year campaign in an effort to raise both awareness and support for the free services they provide. The campaign, "One Heart, One Mind, One Prayer," hopes to raise enough revenue to keep the organization's doors open for another year.

December 15, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Local


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Articles by Section - Local


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


Girl Scouts kick off a century of cookie sales

It's that time of year again - the time to empty your pockets and fill your stomachs with irresistibly delicious Girl Scout cookies.

January 13, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


'The Cost of Raising a Child'

Raising a child is no easy task - or cheap. In a recent report released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, it is estimated that ...

January 13, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Diocese bankruptcy plan approved

The Diocese of Stockton announced this week that a judge has approved their bankruptcy plan, including the establishment of a $15 million trust for survivors ...

January 13, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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