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Turlock residents chosen for Almond Board leadership program

Three Turlockers were selected to be a part of the 2017 Almond Leadership class, preparing them to become leaders not just within the California almond industry but also in their communities as well.

April 18, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Turlock prepares to ‘love’ community

Every year, volunteers with the city's best interests in mind head out into the Turlock community for a day of service known as Love Turlock, and this year the event will hit the streets for the sixth consecutive year.

April 18, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock Sikh community reaches out to neighbors

While the Turlock Sikh Temple has been a part of the community for over 30 years, not many non-Sikhs know much about the temple or the people who worship there. The Jakara Movement is hoping to raise awareness of the Sikh community to all residents of Turlock by hosting a 'Know Your Neighbor' event this week.

April 18, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


Tractor Supply to host farmers market

The Turlock community is no stranger to farmers markets, and soon, lovers of freshly-grown produce and handmade goods will have another event to shop at when the Tractor Supply Farmers Market is held later this month.

April 14, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


IN SERVICE

U.S. Air Force Airman Kacey R. Wilton graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

April 14, 2017 | | Local


Turlock Garden Club invites community to tour local homes

The Turlock Garden Club's 5th annual garden tour aims to inspire with homes featuring both drought-tolerant landscapes and more traditional manicured lawns, ponds and flower beds.

April 14, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Carnegie reports increased attendance in annual report

The Carnegie Arts Center is continuing to expand its reach in the region as a destination arts venue, with more visitors coming to the gallery for exhibits, theater performances, and special events, according to the annual report released this week.

April 14, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Dr. Cake finds new home in Turlock

Type of business: Chiropractic care

April 13, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Change drive hopes to provide MedicAlert bracelets for children in need

The Turlock Lions Club has been donating to MedicAlert for years in order to provide life-saving medical identification bracelets for children who may be unable to afford them, but now the group is calling on the community to help the cause.

April 13, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock grad goes on ‘Le Ride’

There are various ways to experience and see France, but for former Turlock resident Benjamin Cornell, it doesn't get much better than on the seat of an antique racing bicycle.

April 13, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Change of seasons behind higher prices at the pump

The average price of retail gasoline has risen 6.4 cents nationally since last week, with prices in Stanislaus County increasing by nearly three cents during the same time frame. Increased oil prices and a U.S. missile strike on a Syrian air base have contributed to the increase, and experts expect prices to continue climbing.

April 11, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


TID: Surface water supply project moving forward

The Stanislaus Regional Water Authority and Turlock Irrigation District are looking to take the next step in constructing a water treatment plant that will provide drinking water to Turlock and Ceres with hopes to begin working on a component of the project in September.

April 11, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local


Mosquito population worrisome for the region this year

The deluge of rain the region has experienced over the winter and spring is serving as a boom to the mosquito population and has health officials concerned about a potential rise in West Nile Virus this summer.

April 11, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Victims’ rights rally in Modesto

In recognition of National Crime Victims' Rights Week, the Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office Victim Services Program and the Stanislaus Family Justice Center will sponsor a Victims' Rights Rally and Family Safety Fair from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

April 07, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Urban Outlaw brings ‘new country’ to Turlock

Type of business: Women's clothing store

April 06, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


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City offers summer camp, aquatics programs

As the school year and after school programs are coming to a close, the City of Turlock's Summer Break Camp and aquatics program will ...

April 28, 2017 | BY EMMALINE QUELLICH Special to the Journal | Local


Local teacher hopes to see invention hit the shelves

The Feather-Raft has come a long way since its first prototype, which Dutcher Middle School teacher Elias Ruiz created by connecting 88 two liter bottles ...

April 28, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Calafia: Welcoming visitors to downtown Turlock for over a decade

Downtown Turlock has seen a lot of changes over the past 12 years. Once a quiet area of town that housed mostly professional services, today ...

April 28, 2017 | Kristina Hacker | Local


CHP focus on motorcycle safety

With warmer weather on the way, motorcycle riders will be gearing up and taking to California's roadways. The month of May is recognized as ...

April 27, 2017 | | Local


Red-heeled walkers ready for fundraiser

Men and boys from around the area will be teetering and tottering through downtown Modesto on bright red high-heeled shoes on Saturday as they attempt ...

April 27, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


New salon brings ‘flawless’ beauty to downtown

Name of business: Flawless Studio of Beauty

April 27, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


PEACE DEDICATION

California State University, Stanislaus unveiled their Peace Pole Thursday morning during a campus ceremony that featured a presentation from Arun Gandhi, grandson of Mahatma Gandhi.

April 27, 2017 | Candy Padilla | Local


Truck fire along highway

A vehicle fire prompted a closure of a highway off-ramp Monday afternoon in Turlock as fire crews worked quickly to keep it from spreading to ...

April 25, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Library gears up for Summer Reading Program with May events

Celebrations of Children's Book Week and Litterbug Story Times will highlight May events at local branches of the Stanislaus County Library, along with monthly ...

April 25, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Career Resource Center to reopen in Turlock

Prior to its closure in 2013, the Alliance Worknet operated a Career Resource Center in Turlock where annually nearly 3,000 customers were able to ...

April 25, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Market opening day

The Turlock Certified Farmers Market opened for its eighth season Saturday at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds. Visitors were greeted by the musical entertainment of Red ...

April 25, 2017 | Candy Padilla | Local


Event aims to train activists, organizers for 2018 election

With the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee looking to unseat over 60 Republicans in the not-so-distant 2018 elections – seven of which are Californians – local organizations like ...

April 25, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local


Turlock apartment damaged in kitchen fire

An unattended cooking fire on a stove ignited a blaze that charred the kitchen of a Turlock residence.

April 21, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Getting to know the neighbors

Kart Raggi, Harleen Maitla and Harry Atwal delivered pizza to their neighbor Jose Corrales Friday evening during the second day of the Know Your Neighbor ...

April 21, 2017 | Candy Padilla | Local


Turlock’s Colin Kaepernick named Time 100 Icon

Time Magazine has published its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world - the Time 100 - for 18 years. Over that time ...

April 21, 2017 | Frankie Tovar | Local


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