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Turlock, CA – Possible Injuries in Car Crash on Golden State Blvd

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 A car crash early Thursday morning on Golden State Blvd near the 2800 block led to possible injuries. The incident occurred around 7:26 a.m., involving at least one vehicle.

Emergency services were called to the scene promptly. Reports confirmed at least one person was trapped inside a vehicle. The cause of the crash remains unknown.

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Police body camera video released of April incident where Turlock officer shot suspect

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Police have now released the body camera footage of an April incident in Turlock where officers shot a suspect.

The incident happened April 10 along the 900 block of Vermont Avenue.

Officers had responded to a report of a suspicious person looking into vehicles. That suspect – later identified as 37-year-old Turlock resident Corey Pollard – then ran when an officer tried to approach him, police say.

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ATHLETES OF THE WEEK: Local golfers win their respective Division titles

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The Turlock Journal broke with tradition this week and selected two prep Athletes of the Week: golfers Christian Maggard of Turlock and Ethan Gonsalves of Denair.

Maggard won the Sac-Joaquin Section Division 2 championship Monday with a round of 65, while Gonsalves claimed the D-6 title for a second consecutive season with a round of 67.

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Population grows locally, across California for first time since 2020

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After three years of gradual population loss in California, the state has experienced a small rebound.

According to a report released on April 30 by the California Department of Finance (DOF), California’s population increased by roughly 67,000 people last year to 39,128,162. In total, 254 jurisdictions gained population while 283 lost population. Of the counties that saw population growth were Stanislaus and Merced. Each city in Stanislaus County had a rise in residents while Merced County only had one city (Gustine) lose population.

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Box truck strikes and badly injures man standing by car on Highway 99 in Keyes, CHP reports

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A commercial truck struck a man standing next to a car on Highway 99 in Keyes early Monday, the California Highway Patrol reported.

Ezequiel Gonzalez Mejia, 41, of Los Angeles suffered major injuries and was taken to Doctors Medical Center in Modesto, a news release said. The nature of his injuries was not reported.

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Massive fire consumes Stanislaus County building

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 Several fire agencies were needed to fight a massive fire that engulfed a building in Stanislaus County.

Around 10 a.m. on Saturday, the Denair Fire Department said it responded to a structure fire in the 3300 block of E. Barnhart Road. Upon arrival, crews found a multi-bay outbuilding up in flames.

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Marching Pride to perform for local seniors

in Community/Events/News

The Pitman High School marching band will perform on Wednesday for residents of Covenant Living assisted-living facility of Turlock, located at 2125 N. Olive Ave. 

It’s part of band director Ruben Modesto’s effort to get his students back out into the community after being out of the public eye for so long during the pandemic.

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Armed suspect shot, killed after charging Stanislaus County deputies near Turlock

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A man is dead after he charged at Stanislaus County sheriff's deputies with a weapon near Turlock on Sunday, deputies said.

Deputies were initially dispatched for a suspicious person report along the 3100 block of North Quincy Road. Citing dispatcher information, deputies said a white man was trespassing and armed with a weapon. It's not clear what weapon the man had.

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Giant human pink hard hat ribbon creates visual call to action

in Health/News

Pink ribbons are a common sight leading into October, as communities aim to recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month. On Wednesday, however, EMCOR/Shambaugh & Son, L.P. went above and beyond to make breast cancer screening a topic of discussion for everyone when the contractor gathered over 440 people donning signature pink hard hats for an oversized, human display of a pink ribbon.

The display was a visible call to action for Breast Cancer Awareness Month and EMCOR’s 9th Annual “Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today” campaign. The event was held at Valley Milk’s new plant construction site in Turlock. 

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Rainbow Fabrics settles into new location

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Longtime downtown business Rainbow Fabrics has packed up shop and moved just down the road into the Turlock Town Center where already, it feels like home.

“We’re happy here,” said owner Roselia Nunez. “Over here, we have no complaints.”

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