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TOGO’S opens new location at Turlock, California, US

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Sandwich brand TOGO’S has expanded its store network in the US with the opening of a new restaurant in Turlock, California.

Located in the Monte Vista Crossings Shopping Center, the new location offers both hot and cold sandwiches.

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Read to a Dog returns to Turlock Library

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The popular Read to a Dog program is back at the Turlock Library following a brief hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event, which takes place every first Saturday of the month from noon to 1 p.m., invites independent readers up to the age of 12 to read to a certified therapy dog inside the library.

The Turlock Library first began hosting the Read to a Dog program in 2011. After a nearly three-year pause, they brought it back in October. Their two events since returning have received rave reviews.

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Student hit by car near Turlock’s Pitman High School

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A student was left with minor injuries after being hit by a car in Turlock Monday afternoon.

A spokesperson for the Turlock Police Department said the student was hit by a car near Pitman High School just before 3:30 p.m.

The student was taken to a hospital as a precaution.

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Holiday tradition continues

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For the first time in more than 15 years, Dan Casale, Sr. will not be part of the Downtown Turlock Christmas Parade on Friday, however, his 1950 Farmall M tractor will be.

Casale passed away in October, but his family will be continuing the longtime tradition of lighting up his beloved antique tractor with Christmas lights for the enjoyment of parade goers.

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Pedestrian Struck and Killed by Car on McHenry Avenue in Modesto

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Pedestrian Crash Fatality on McHenry Avenue

On November 18, 2023, the Modesto Police Department reported a fatality in a vehicle versus pedestrian crash that occurred on McHenry Avenue. The incident occurred at approximately 7:30 p.m. just south of Sylvan Avenue, Modesto PD reported.

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Are Prop. 47, other laws to blame for fentanyl crisis? Here’s what Stanislaus officials say

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Modesto police Officer Mark Ulrich first noticed fentanyl during an arrest in 2019. He’d been used to finding heroin and identifying it by its tarry viscosity and strong vinegar smell. But this substance was different.

“I did what we always did, took a little whiff, and boom. I got immediately dizzy and was like, ‘Whoa, whoa, whoa, OK, that’s weird. What the heck is that?’” Ulrich said. “Well, what they were doing at the time was they were mixing fentanyl into the heroin. So you couldn’t tell the difference.”

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This-place-in Merced, CA offers delicious food specially their fresh fish must try

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Rainbird in Merced is a secret treasure with a cozy atmosphere that combines trendy style with old-fashioned charm. The menu features delicious dishes made with fresh, seasonal vegetables, along with carefully chosen meats and seafood. Executive Chef Quentin Garcia oversees the creation of these tasty meals. Every dish on their five-course tasting menu is a journey through different flavors and textures.

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Murder suspect arrested following chase up to 100 MPH

in Community/crime/News

The pursuit of homicide suspect Vicente Jasso started Monday morning in Madera and quickly moved north.

Jasso is accused of murdering his former girlfriend, Melanie Camacho, of Firebaugh who had been missing since Friday.

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Is Black Friday still a thing?

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It’s 4:46 in the morning … and what the heck am I doing awake at 4:46 in the blessed A.M.?

Oh, right. I’ve been assigned by my editor to do a Black Friday story. So here I am, on the pre-dawn streets of Turlock while she undoubtedly is snug in her bed.

Actually, I’ve been awake since 3:59 a.m., which is a minor miracle since I spent most of the Thanksgiving holiday in a food coma.

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Turlock Together preps for busy holiday season

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Community members and local organizations are once again joining forces to bring holiday joy to those across the city.

Turlock Together, a volunteer cooperation of ministries, businesses, non-profits, schools, service clubs and community members working together to collect and distribute food and toys to families in need during the holidays, is in the process of sorting and packaging food boxes ahead of their scheduled Dec. 16 distribution day.

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