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Pitman falls short in state final

Pitman High volleyball has been synonymous with dominance in 2014. The Pride steamrolled nearly every opponent they faced this season with its combination of size, power and speed. And when a te...

December 08, 2014 | Frankie Tovar | High School Sports

Eagles set sights section title

The Turlock Christian High girls basketball team was seven points away from capturing a CIF Division VI Sac-Joaquin Section title last year, after losing in the championship game to Valley Chri...

December 05, 2014 | Eddie Ruiz | High School Sports

Young 'Jackets eye postseason

When Don Inman took over the Hilmar High girls basketball program back in the 2010-11 season, the Yellowjackets made the playoffs in his first year at the helm. Four years later, the 'Jackets h...

December 05, 2014 | Eddie Ruiz | High School Sports

Patience one of fishing's greatest gifts

Last Thursday, while celebrating Thanksgiving, I mentioned to a family member that I was excited about my upcoming fishing trip. He responded by saying "most guys can't handle waiting six or mo...

December 05, 2014 | BY JAROD BALLARDO Fishing Columnist | Sports Columns

Denair girls turn over new leaf with new head coach

The Denair High girls basketball program has been in a decade-long downslide, accumulating zero winning seasons in that 10 year span. Enter Mike Turpin as the Coyotes new head coach. The future...

December 05, 2014 | Eddie Ruiz | High School Sports

Births Nov. 27 to Dec. 3

• Diana Davis of Modesto is the mother of a 7-pound-4-ounce girl born Nov. 27 at Emanuel Medical Center.• Brianna Dale of Turlock is the mother of a 7-pound-13-ounce boy born Nov. 27 at E...

December 05, 2014 | | Births

Stanislaus inducts seven Warriors into Athletics Hall of Fame

To celebrate history and tradition, the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has revived the Hall of Fame as Warrior Athletics announces the induction class of 2015. The Athletics Hall of F...

December 05, 2014 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | College

A 'real' letter from Santa — priceless

For more holiday seasons than I can remember, I've written about a most vivid memory confirming the Christmas season had arrived. It was the TV commercial showing Santa Claus riding down a snow...

December 05, 2014 | BY PETER REXFORD Creators Syndicate | Editorial

Desalination just makes plain sense

Desalination isn't just an obvious solution for the state's record drought; it's actually the only solution that will produce a reliable, drought proof water source. And while a comprehensive w...

December 05, 2014 | | Letters to the Editor

Turlock High students test their skills in cyber security

As the Turlock High School Naval Science instructor, Carlos Montanez wants to equip his students with real-life skills that will prepare them for their futures upon graduation. On Friday, he he...

December 05, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Panel will address Ebola threat, local response

Despite the fact that the United States currently has no active Ebola cases, Modesto Junior College hopes to remind the community that the Ebola epidemic is still thriving in West Africa with a...

December 05, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Mayor-elect welcomes new student council members

Crowell Elementary School found the perfect way to congratulate their newly appointed student council members by inviting a prominent figure who was recently elected himself: mayor-elect Gary S...

December 05, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Christmas parade lights up downtown for 36th year

Turlock residents and visitors alike lined the streets of downtown Turlock on Friday for one of the community's most beloved holiday traditions: the 36th annual Downtown Christmas Parade. Wh...

December 05, 2014 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local

New mayor, council members tackle road repairs at first meeting

Two new individuals will join the legacy of the Turlock City Council on Tuesday as mayor-elect Gary Soiseth and new council member Matthew Jacob will be sworn in alongside incumbent Bill DeHart, wh...

December 05, 2014 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Government

Dena Renee Lujan

She is survived by her parents, Elaine and Gene Bond of Turlock; father, Arthur (Terry) Lujan of Madera; fiance, Darrell Graves; and five children, Leandra, Mariah, Monique, Matthew, and Gabriel. ...

December 05, 2014 | | OBITS

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