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Local veteran organizes four-wheeling trips for vets

Local veteran organizes four-wheeling trips for vets

 

Local veteran Adam Britton sold half of his belongings to purchase a Jeep Rubicon. This wasn’t the purchase of a car aficionado; it was a choice vehicle in which to drive veterans around on four-wheeling trails, a cause Britton has spearheaded for over a year.

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Posted: dec. 16, 2014 7:20 p.m.



New electric service rules approved by TID

Turlock Irrigation District once again met to discuss a number of electric service rules, as well as approve a new rule that will address self generation.

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Posted: dec. 16, 2014 7:15 p.m.
New year to offer a host of employment opportunities in Turlock

New year to offer a host of employment opportunities in Turlock

 

If the more than one thousand people that lined up for the Hilmar Cheese hiring fair in October is any indicator, Turlockers are ready and willing to work. Fortunately, the outlook is bright with numerous new businesses slated to open their doors in 2015.

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Posted: dec. 16, 2014 5:49 p.m.
Mayors compete in bell ringing to raise money for Salvation Army; local high schools follow suit

Mayors compete in bell ringing to raise money for Salvation Army; local high schools follow suit

 

While it’s no surprise to see Salvation Army bell ringers outside of stores this time of year, on Saturday Turlock citizens saw their mayor and council members braving the cold to bring a few extra dollars – $459.50 to be exact – to the kettles through a friendly county-wide competition. 

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Posted: dec. 16, 2014 5:36 p.m.
Locally grown products fulfill every Christmas wish

Locally grown products fulfill every Christmas wish

 

It is time to forget department stores and parking chaos, because fresh and locally grown products can make for the perfect gift for any and everyone during the holiday season.   

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Posted: dec. 16, 2014 5:29 p.m.
Rain topples pine giant

Rain topples pine giant

 

 

Karen Anderson got quite a scare Monday afternoon. The south Turlock resident was labeling cans in her kitchen when she heard a "swish, swish" sound and then "a big bang" before her whole house shook. She ran outside to find a giant tree had fallen into her yard, a foot away from hitting her house.

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Posted: dec. 15, 2014 3:52 p.m. | Updated: dec. 15, 2014 3:52 p.m.
Turlock teacher rescues man from Tuolumne River

Turlock teacher rescues man from Tuolumne River

 

A Turlock teacher is being credited with saving a man’s life after pulling him from the cold waters of the Tuolumne River Sunday morning.

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Posted: dec. 14, 2014 12:28 p.m.


IN SERVICE

Army Pvt. Jared J. McDonald has graduated from One Station Unit Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo.

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Posted: dec. 12, 2014 10:55 p.m.
Longtime Turlocker makes Swedish potato sausage an annual tradition

Longtime Turlocker makes Swedish potato sausage an annual tradition

In the meat section of Village Fresh Market there is a laminated paper posted on the back wall with Scandinavian dancers holding a Swedish flag that reads: “Swedish Potato Sausage.” While it is unclear how long the paper has been there, Jim Stevens might be the person to ask.

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Posted: dec. 12, 2014 6:44 p.m.
Fallen trees, flooding worst of storm for Turlock

Fallen trees, flooding worst of storm for Turlock

The storm that dropped a deluge of rain on Turlock Thursday night may have felled some trees and caused localized street flooding in multiple areas of town, which kept city crews busy throughout the night, but on the whole left Turlock fairly unscathed, according to city officials.

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Posted: dec. 12, 2014 6:05 p.m.
California Cuts is a cut above

California Cuts is a cut above

Name of Business: California Cuts

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Posted: dec. 11, 2014 6:58 p.m. | Updated: dec. 11, 2014 6:58 p.m.

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