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Manuel Dutra Macedo, Jr.

Manuel Dutra Macedo, Jr. was born in Turlock, California on December 25, 1946. He passed away June 11, 2017, taken swiftly from a very courageous battle with cancer, at age 70. Manuel learned har...

June 16, 2017 | | OBITS

Juanita Faye Avila

Juanita Faye Avila, 80 of Delhi, passed away in June 2017. She has joined her husband Stanley; sons Rick and Randy; grandchildren Alyssa and Adam in Heaven. Born to Andy and Leora Boyd in Mesa, Ar...

June 16, 2017 | | OBITS

Lora Crawford

It is with great sadness that family and friends report the passing of Lora Lee Crawford on May 8, 2017 after a long battle with cancer. Lora was born on April 21, 1941 in Modesto to a California ...

June 16, 2017 | | OBITS

Tony Jason Rodrigues

Tony Jason Rodrigues a wonderful husband, father and grandfather, is now in the arms of our heavenly father. Born in the Azores to Manuel and Maria Rodrigues, Tony came to the America when he was 2...

June 16, 2017 | | OBITS

Shaina Leanne Collins

Shaina Leanne Collins of Turlock California formerly from Rantoul, Illinois passed away June 10, 2017 after a long battle with cancer. Shaina was born July 7, 1986 in Hong Kong, China. She is a g...

June 16, 2017 | | OBITS

Online conservation course for water wasting violations, excessive use penalties

Residents receiving a penalty fine for water wasting or for excessive use can elect to take an online water conservation course to waive the first penalty. The following online courses are offered ...

June 16, 2017 | | Government

Tilby selected for state baseball showcase

Turlock High's Dallin Tilby was recently recognized as one of the top prospects in the state after being chosen to participate in the California Baseball Coaches Association's 48th annual North/Sou...

June 16, 2017 | Eddie Ruiz | High School Sports

‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ comes to Sierra Rep

Sierra Repertory Theatre is performing "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," at the Fallon House in Columbia through July 30. The show puts a lively spin on a Bible story of Joseph and h...

June 16, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Theatre

Proposed budget for Denair Unified focuses on DECA expansion, new textbooks

The rapidly-expanding Denair Elementary Charter Academy will add classrooms for its growing dual-immersion program, and students throughout the Denair Unified School District will be able to take a...

June 16, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Education

Births June 7 to June 13

• Lindsay and Jacob Plett of Turlock are the parents of an 8-pound-6-ounce boy born June 7 at Emanuel Medical Center.• Amandeep Mehton and Sukhjit Singh of Livingston are the parents of a...

June 16, 2017 | | Births

Learning less about world with access to World Wide Web

A teen boy. A matronly lady. A graying guy perhaps in his 50s with a man bun. Two women in their early 30s. One guy who looked like the quintessential college student. A couple that looks like they...

June 16, 2017 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial

Support our county library with Measure S

Voters in November will be asked again to vote is a county wide election to renew the eighth-penny sales tax to support our countywide library system. I hope you will vote yes on Measure S. We nee...

June 16, 2017 | | Letters to the Editor

Proposed county budget includes over $30 million for road repairs

For years, Stanislaus County Chief Executive Officer Stan Risen has followed the tradition of presenting an inspirational quote along with the final budget proposal to the Board of Supervisors. On ...

June 16, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Government

Unemployment continues to drop in Stanislaus County

The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County fell again, posting a new low for the area not seen in recent years. The May unrevised unemployment rate came in at 7 percent, according to the Employmen...

June 16, 2017 | Sabra Stafford | Local

Chris Essary: Forming lasting connections with youth in need

For many boys who have walked through the doors of Turlock's Excell Center, "father" can be a word that has little to no meaning – a faceless term shrouded in doubt, only to be brought to the...

June 16, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local

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