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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.
Romson’s offers restaurant-quality cuisine at a food truck price

Romson’s offers restaurant-quality cuisine at a food truck price

Name of Business: Romson’s Kebab

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Posted: oct. 23, 2014 6:40 p.m.


Keyes to host first fall parade in 30 years

After more than three decades the Keyes community is joining together to reprise the fall traditions of decades past on Saturday with the Keyes Fall Festivities Parade which hasn’t taken place in the town since 1981.

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Posted: oct. 23, 2014 6:41 p.m.
Off Center thrift shop raises $500,000 for local nonprofits

Off Center thrift shop raises $500,000 for local nonprofits

On Wednesday afternoon Off Center Thrift & Gift was teeming with people, but they weren’t the usual shoppers hunting for a good deal. They were the volunteers, contributors, and board of directors that have made the local thrift shop a philanthropic powerhouse in the Turlock community.

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Posted: oct. 23, 2014 6:38 p.m.
Hilmar Cheese to host hiring fair for Turlock, Hilmar sites

Hilmar Cheese to host hiring fair for Turlock, Hilmar sites

Hilmar Cheese is extending the roots of its operation into Turlock, looking to grow its production personnel and provide employment opportunities for Valley workers.

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Posted: oct. 23, 2014 6:31 p.m.
Former Turlock Journal pressman, missionary celebrates 100th birthday

Former Turlock Journal pressman, missionary celebrates 100th birthday

Duane Johnson is the last person to let his age get in the way. Having just celebrated his 100th birthday with over 50 friends this past weekend, the Turlock resident continues to view age as just a number.

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Posted: oct. 21, 2014 10:37 p.m.

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