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Why don’t we have a …? Top national restaurants not open in Modesto, Stanislaus County

in business/Community/Economy

After a long weekend of home-cooked feasts, many Modesto residents may be looking for a little kitchen relief from the Thanksgiving holiday.

A night out at one of the city’s many locally owned or national chain restaurants is just the break needed after eating turkey leftovers in all its incarnations for days. Still, while Stanislaus County has a host of big-name eateries to choose from, the region doesn’t necessarily have all of the biggest restaurant chains.

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Turlock Self Storage is the newest addition to the City of Turlock and is now officially open for business

in business/Community/News

Built from the ground-up, Turlock Self Storage is Turlock, California’s newest self storage facility. Located at 528 Dianne Dr., Turlock Self Storage is nestled between Fulkerth Rd. and W Main St. Customers will immediately enjoy the widened and re-paved street in front of the storage facility, and the multitude of modern features the facility has to offer.

Upon entering the main office, customers are welcomed into a spa-like atmosphere, complete with free coffee and snacks (subject to availability) and a super-friendly staff. 

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One of Stanislaus County’s Best Buy stores is closing. Here’s why, when it will shut down

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Best Buy plans to close one of its two Stanislaus County stores just before the holiday rush starts.

The national home electronics and media retailer will close its store in the Riverbank Crossroads shopping center after 13 years in the location.

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New San Francisco-based sourdough sandwich chain opening three Modesto, Turlock shops

in business/Community/Food

We West Coasters know a thing or two about sourdough. So then it shouldn’t be too surprising that three restaurants from a new chain based on sourdough are set to open in Modesto and Turlock.

West Coast Sourdough, a San Francisco-based restaurant franchise, has three new locations opening in Stanislaus County in the coming months.

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Amazon Warriors give back

in business/Community/News

Employee veterans group cleans up Castle Air Museum

The Amazon distribution facility in Turlock is not yet open for business, but that hasn’t stopped its team members from already making an impact in the community.

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Amazon begins hiring the 1,000 jobs needed to open new Turlock facility. How to apply

in business/Community/Employment

Turlock’s new Amazon fulfillment center is another step closer to opening as the online retailing giant holds an in-person hiring event this week.

Job seekers are invited to apply for a variety of hourly positions with the e-commerce company Wednesday, Sept. 14, at the new warehouse site at 3200 Fulkerth Road in Turlock.

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Cornerstone Marks 20 years of dance

in business/Entertainment/Students

Even after two decades in the business, Monica Barnes still gets butterflies when it’s time to take the stage. The only difference now is that it is not her own impending performance that wakes up her nerves, but rather that of her students.

Barnes is the owner of Cornerstone Dance Studio in Gustine and her business has been teaching youngsters on the Westside how to shuffle-ball-chain, plié and every dance step in between. This season, the business is going into their 20th year.

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Relief from water wars in sight at long last for Modesto and Turlock growers

in Agriculture/business/Government

Say you are a business owner being sued in court. You firmly believe you are in the right, but the other side thinks they have a solid legal argument, too.

The case drags on for years. Finally, you agree to give up something in a settlement.

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As Ceres expects new hotel, so does Turlock

in business/Community

As a growing hotel chain is planning to build a new hotel next to Highway 99 in Ceres, another chain is proposing to build another hotel in the neighboring city of Turlock.

On Thursday evening the Turlock Planning Commission will review the Marriott Towneplace project, a four-story, 91-room hotel on a two-acre parcel located at N. Tully Road next to the existing Comfort Suites and Days Inn.

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