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My personal battle with anorexia nervosa

My personal battle with anorexia nervosa

“To keep the body in good health is a duty… Otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.”

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Posted: feb. 27, 2015 10:01 p.m.
City owned four-plex to be sold to We Care

City owned four-plex to be sold to We Care

The Turlock City Council approved two motions Tuesday night that will simultaneously improve the curb appeal of one neighborhood and bolster the funds for a nonprofit agency helping the community’s homeless.

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Posted: feb. 27, 2015 9:32 p.m. | Updated: feb. 27, 2015 9:38 p.m.
Turlock company brings electric bikes, vehicles to the region

Turlock company brings electric bikes, vehicles to the region

When Volkmar Kunerth attended Eurobike in Germany, the biggest bike show in the world, he did not just admire the sleek design of the electric bikes before him. He saw the potential to contribute to the worldwide shift towards sustainable transportation.

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Posted: feb. 27, 2015 9:31 p.m. | Updated: feb. 27, 2015 9:38 p.m.


Drug ring arrests include Hughson woman

A Hughson woman was among four individuals indicted by a federal grand jury in a scheme to acquire and sell prescription drugs.

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Posted: feb. 27, 2015 9:36 p.m.
HVAC unit blamed for apartment fire

HVAC unit blamed for apartment fire

A fire that is believed to have started in a heating and air conditioning unit charred a closet inside a downtown Turlock apartment.

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Posted: feb. 27, 2015 9:34 p.m.
Career Day event gets students excited for future

Career Day event gets students excited for future

Students at Roselawn Continuation High School traded in their textbooks and pencils for pamphlets and presentations during the school’s annual Career Day on Friday.

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Posted: feb. 27, 2015 9:36 p.m.
Nonprofit highlights physical, mental crossroads of eating disorders

Nonprofit highlights physical, mental crossroads of eating disorders

The multifaceted nature of eating disorders — with nearly 50 percent of people with eating disorders also meeting the criteria for depression according to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders — is the reason that the nonprofit Mental Fitness evolved from being an organization that focused on solely eating disorder education to include other pertinent aspects such as body image, self esteem and nutrition. The expansion of the nonprofit’s focus has allowed Mental Fitness to “really broaden our horizon” and address the complex disorder, said outreach director Jacob Burman.

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Posted: feb. 27, 2015 9:33 p.m.
Fair seeks new CEO

Fair seeks new CEO

Chris Borovansky's time at the Stanislaus County Fair has come to an end. The fair's chief executive officer for the past five years announced his retirement on Thursday. After more than 30 years in the fair industry, Borovansky said it was time for him to have a real summer vacation.

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Posted: feb. 26, 2015 8:03 p.m.
Glories of gardening ready to be shown

Glories of gardening ready to be shown

The first tentative spring blooms may just now be popping up in the Central Valley, but members and friends of the Turlock Garden Club are already putting tender loving care into their landscapes, as the club prepares to host its Third Annual Garden Tour with the theme "Our Hearts in our Gardens."

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Posted: feb. 26, 2015 7:27 p.m.


26 pounds of heroin seized in bust near Keyes

The Modesto Police Department arrested a husband and wife with 26 pounds of heroin hidden in a diaper bag during a drug bust near Keyes on Wednesday.

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Posted: feb. 26, 2015 6:40 p.m. | Updated: feb. 26, 2015 6:40 p.m.
21-year old boutique owner offers glam gifts at OneSixteen Bijou

21-year old boutique owner offers glam gifts at OneSixteen Bijou

Name of Business: OneSixteen Bijou

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Posted: feb. 26, 2015 6:38 p.m. | Updated: feb. 26, 2015 6:39 p.m.
Dialysis center could be newest addition to Turlock industrial park

Dialysis center could be newest addition to Turlock industrial park

Those needing dialysis treatments may now have a closer location to go as the City of Turlock Planning Department is presently reviewing plans for a nearly 10,000 square foot building in the Turlock Regional Industrial Park.

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Posted: feb. 26, 2015 6:36 p.m.
Civil Justice expert highlights Chamber’s ADA compliance forum

Civil Justice expert highlights Chamber’s ADA compliance forum

In the spirit of protecting small businesses in Turlock the Turlock Chamber of Commerce hosted the president of the Civil Justice Association of California to speak specifically about one issue plaguing businesses across the state: noncompliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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Posted: feb. 26, 2015 6:35 p.m.
City to increase free bus passes to those in need

City to increase free bus passes to those in need

Transit services for those in need in the community are becoming much more comprehensive due to the Turlock City Council’s approval of an agreement with a new firm to sell advertising on local buses, the revenue of which allows the City to provide transit tickets to local nonprofits and the Turlock Unified School District.

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Posted: feb. 26, 2015 5:39 p.m.


CDFA TO HOLD PUBLIC MEETING TO DISCUSS RESEARCH PHASE OF NEW DAIRY DIGESTER PROGRAM

The California Department of Food and Agriculture is developing Phase II (Research) of its new Dairy Digester Research and Development Program, authorized by the Budget Act of 2014. 

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Posted: feb. 26, 2015 5:35 p.m. | Updated: feb. 26, 2015 5:36 p.m.
TUSD presentation shines a light on autism

TUSD presentation shines a light on autism

“Pick one goal and build success for you as well as your child with autism.”

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Posted: feb. 26, 2015 6:31 p.m.


End of port dispute good news for almond industry

A tentative agreement reached on Friday between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association was met with a sigh of relief by many, particularly by members of the California almond industry. 

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Posted: feb. 26, 2015 5:36 p.m.


UC Coop walnut, tree and vine meetings

The UC Cooperative Extension will hold its 45th annual Quad-County Walnut Institute from 8 a.m. to noon March 12 in the Stanislaus County Ag Center's Harvest Hall, on the corner of Crows Landing and Service roads in Modesto.

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Posted: feb. 26, 2015 5:42 p.m.
CSUS engages campus-wide writing program

CSUS engages campus-wide writing program

Amidst the figurative whirlwind of essay prompts and research papers, any college student would agree with California State University, Stanislaus that greatness, especially at the university level, relies on writing.

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Posted: feb. 26, 2015 5:36 p.m.


Cleaner devices leads to drop in burn prohibitions

The Check Before You Burn Program is expected to close out the winter season Saturday with far fewer wood-burning prohibitions issued than in the past and a cleaner air basin, according to the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District.

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Posted: feb. 26, 2015 5:21 p.m.
Two charged for Turlock rest stop death

Two charged for Turlock rest stop death

 

A year after a 41-year-old woman was found dead at a Turlock rest stop, the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department has arrested two Modesto individuals in connection to the homicide.

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Posted: feb. 26, 2015 5:09 p.m. | Updated: feb. 26, 2015 5:14 p.m.
Turlock welcomes rainfall, anticipates more

Turlock welcomes rainfall, anticipates more

A historically dry January has turned into a somewhat moist February as the region experienced some much needed rain on Sunday with more expected this upcoming weekend.

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Posted: feb. 24, 2015 11:01 p.m. | Updated: feb. 24, 2015 11:07 p.m.
Sierra Yandell embodies respect, inspires others

Sierra Yandell embodies respect, inspires others

Julien Elementary School sixth grader Sierra Yandell knows that it is just as important to respect oneself as it is to respect others.

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Posted: feb. 24, 2015 11:00 p.m. | Updated: feb. 24, 2015 11:06 p.m.
Golf Link Road closed due to weakened overpass

Golf Link Road closed due to weakened overpass

Drivers who typically travel along the well traversed Golf Link Road will need to find an alternative route as the portion of the road that passes over Highway 99 is deteriorating prompting City staff to seek an emergency declaration.

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Posted: feb. 24, 2015 10:59 p.m. | Updated: feb. 24, 2015 11:05 p.m.

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