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Almond growers seek to protect bees

Almond growers seek to protect bees

In an effort to continue a mutually beneficially arrangement with nature's yellow and black pollinators, the Almond Board of California earlier this month unveiled Honey Bee Best Management Practices for the state's Almond Industry.

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Posted: oct. 28, 2014 8:49 p.m.

SURPRISE VISIT

SURPRISE VISIT

The owners of Lightly Used Books in downtown Turlock had an unwelcome surprise Tuesday morning when a car came crashing into their storefront.

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Posted: oct. 28, 2014 8:17 p.m.
State, local agencies prepare for Ebola

State, local agencies prepare for Ebola

There are no confirmed cases of Ebola in California, but state and local entities, from health care workers to funeral directors, are instituting new protocols designed to help keep the public safe.

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Posted: oct. 28, 2014 7:28 p.m.
Local Korean veterans honored with Peace medal

Local Korean veterans honored with Peace medal

 

 

It is sometimes referred to as the “forgotten war” but on Tuesday the sacrifices of those that served during the Korean War was brought front and center for a special recognition and the awarding of Ambassador for Peace Medals to almost a hundred local veterans.

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Posted: oct. 28, 2014 7:28 p.m.
Thousands seek employment at Hilmar Cheese hiring fair

Thousands seek employment at Hilmar Cheese hiring fair

A line of individuals stretching nearly one mile in length wrapped its way around Turlock's War Memorial on Canal Drive on Tuesday with people snaking beyond the skate park and around the Turlock Irrigation District building. While the people represented a diverse array of backgrounds and ages they were all in search of the same thing: jobs, at Hilmar Cheese Company specifically.

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Posted: oct. 28, 2014 7:25 p.m.
Turlock WWII veterans join honor flight

Turlock WWII veterans join honor flight

The final preparations are being made for Monday’s take off of the fifth Central Valley Honor Flight that will escort area World War II veterans to the nation’s capital for a special reception and tour of the World War II Memorial.

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Posted: oct. 24, 2014 10:52 p.m. | Updated: oct. 24, 2014 10:53 p.m.
Farmers market ends season; vendors seek change to Saturday

Farmers market ends season; vendors seek change to Saturday

Friday marked the end of this year’s season for the Turlock Certified Farmers Market and even though vendors spent the end of the day packing up what was left of their produce, market manager Derek Griffin is already planning next year’s market.

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Posted: oct. 24, 2014 10:52 p.m.
Small businesses play integral role in local, national economy

Small businesses play integral role in local, national economy

There are 23 million small businesses in America, which account for more than 50 percent of U.S. sales according to the Small Business Administration, a national small business advocacy organization that hosted a national conference call on Wednesday to discuss the role of small business in the local and national economy.

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Posted: oct. 24, 2014 7:20 p.m. | Updated: oct. 24, 2014 7:22 p.m.
Lazar honored as elected official of the year by Latino Roundtable

Lazar honored as elected official of the year by Latino Roundtable

Before his term in office comes to an end Mayor John Lazar will leave his post in Turlock and head to Modesto to be recognized by the Latino Community Roundtable as their elected official of the year.

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Posted: oct. 24, 2014 7:20 p.m.
Here come the pumpkins

Here come the pumpkins

The Kiwanis Club of Greater Turlock delivered 600 pumpkins to Cunningham Elementary on Friday. The service club has been donating the fall gourds to students at Cunningham for the past 26 years. This year, R.A.M. Farms donated half of the pumpkins, with the Kiwanis Club purchasing the rest. Each Cunningham student was allowed to choose a pumpkin to take home.

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Posted: oct. 24, 2014 7:19 p.m.
America says no to cappuccino potato chips

America says no to cappuccino potato chips

Turlock native Chad Scott has lost his bid to become America’s latest taste maker and along with it his hopes for the million dollar prize.

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Posted: oct. 23, 2014 6:46 p.m.

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