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Turlock Police resurrects K9 Unit

The welcome reception for new officers with the Turlock Police Department is more likely to include coffee and pastries and not Milk Bones and chew toys, but an exception was made for Varick and Keyser.

February 09, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local

Heart health focus of local efforts

Stanislaus County has one of the highest rates of heart disease in California and since February is American Heart Month, local health providers are seizing the opportunity to boost the heart health of area residents.

February 06, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local

UC Coop to offer hands-on cottage food workshop

Since opening Jars of Delicious nearly two years ago, Cheree Hill has expanded from making a couple hundred jars of jam as party favors for her friends and family to approximately 15,000 jars of jam, jelly and fruit butter last year-all made in the convenience of her home kitchen.

February 06, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local

Bring on the diva

Chaka Khan, a 10-time Grammy Award winner and international music icon with 22 Grammy nominations to her name, will perform at the Stanislaus County Fair on July 13.

February 04, 2016 | Natalie Winters | Local

Longtime Turlock lumber yard closes its doors after 48 years

Turlock's last remaining lumber company closed its doors, as Valley Distributors is no longer in business.

February 04, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Local

Bakery and pizzeria ready to join downtown scene

Name of Business: Edith's Crust & Crumb

February 04, 2016 | Natalie Winters | Local

State Water Board extends mandatory water saving rules

Although celebrated, recent rain certainly has not meant the end of the unprecedented drought in California or strict water conservation measures as the State Water Resources Control Board voted on Tuesday to continue emergency regulation to promote further water conservation in 2016.

February 04, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local

Bee Positive Run raises $15K

Over 600 people showed up Saturday to the first annual Bee Positive 5k Run/Walk. The event was put together by Joe and Cathie Bernardi to honor the memory of their late daughter Kayla Bernardi, who passed away in March 2015. Kayla was born with Down-Syndrome and had heart problems and various open heart surgeries at a very young age. Although Kayla endured a lot during her years she always remained very positive. Her attitude and eagerness to do as much as possible earned her the nickname "Busy Bee." One of her main goals was to graduate high school which ...

February 02, 2016 | BY CANDY PADILLA Turlock Journal | Local

California receives lackluster grade in kids’ well-being

A report card released by Children Now revealed less-than-satisfactory grades in the well-being of children for California, which is a state that over 9 million children call home.

February 02, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local

Groundhog predicts early spring, meteorologist disagrees

Punxsutawney Phil failed to see his shadow Tuesday, indicating an early start to spring for the United States. The decision marks only the 18th time Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog hasn't seen his shadow since the tradition began in 1887.

February 02, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local

Super Bowl City, NFL Experience offer football fans pre-game thrills

Super Bowl 50 has officially landed in the Bay Area, bringing with it droves of football fans and enough excitement and energy to power Levi's Stadium for the big game. While the game itself will be played on Sunday when the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers take the field in Santa Clara, the event began much earlier in the week in San Francisco where installations and exhibits littered the city and jerseys of all kinds dotted the streets.

February 02, 2016 | Frankie Tovar | Local

Lighter source of apartment fire

A blaze ignited by a lighter destroyed one apartment but a quick response and attack from Turlock firefighters kept the fire from devouring the complex.

February 02, 2016 | Sabra Stafford | Local

ABC Fitness hosts fundraiser for local man with rare disorder

ABC Fitness is hoping Turlock will run together to help a member of the community while he battles a rare disorder.

February 02, 2016 | Natalie Winters | Local

FBI academy open to students

The Federal Bureau of Investigation's Sacramento branch is currently taking applications from high school juniors for their Spring 2016 Sacramento FBI Teen Academy.

January 29, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local

High school soap maker turns hobby into loving business

When 16-year-old Turlock Christian High School student Hailey Kellstrom made her first batch of cucumber melon soap three years ago, she admitted that it was horrible.

January 29, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Local

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Family, pets displaced by Turlock blaze

Four people, one dog, and two birds escaped serious injury Saturday night when flames spread from their attached garage to their home.

March 19, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Local

Zumbathon to benefit Salvation Army

The RAIZ Promotora Program at Aspiranet's Turlock Family Resource Center strengthens the well-being of the local Latino community through family-friendly activities – one of which ...

March 16, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local

Search continues for missing man

The Turlock Police Department is still seeking a missing man who was supposed to return to his Turlock home earlier this month after a trip ...

March 16, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Local

Chamber Ag Committee awards $35,000 in scholarships

Hilmar High School senior David Edwards has devoted the past four years to his school's FFA program, showing dairy cattle, competing in dairy products ...

March 13, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local

Get head-to-toe style at Glam Boutique

Name of business: Glam Boutique

March 13, 2018 | Angelina Martin | Local

Unemployment rate inches upward in Stanislaus County

The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County climbed upward in January, as nearly all sectors but one recorded job declines or no growth for the month ...

March 13, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Local

Community mourns passing of Turlock’s ‘Rock Man’

His name was Dwayne Giesbrecht, though more people in Turlock affectionately knew him as the Rock Man.

March 09, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Local

Fire at Turlock eatery

The Turlock Fire Department is working to determine what caused a fire at a fast food restaurant Thursday morning.

March 09, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Local

Art fundraiser to help local documentarian

The filmmakers behind the documentary film project "Asylum Seekers: Moria" are holding a fundraising art show and sale in Turlock.

March 09, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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