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Births Sept. 11 to Sept. 17

• Saud Salamh and Carlo Sharmoug of Salida are the parents of a 6-pound-13-ounce girl born Sept. 11 at Emanuel Medical Center.• Paulina and David Arizpe of Patterson are the parents of a ...

September 19, 2014 | | Births

Pirates reign high seas of Keyes Library

Arrrrr. Children in Keyes were treated to a number of pirate related events at the Keyes Library on Thursday afternoon in celebration of the International "Talk like a Pirate Day" on Friday. T...

September 19, 2014 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Local

Soiseth is wrong on Measure B

I was disappointed to learn of Gary Soiseth's opposition to Measure B - the proposed half-cent sales tax dedicated to fixing Turlock roads. However, my disappointment quickly turned to frustrat...

September 19, 2014 | | Letters to the Editor

Booze + 2 kids + 1 gun + 0 responsible adults = tragedy

Hunter Davis. Zachary Hurlburt-Erhardt. A kid and a teen One is 11 years old. The other 17 years old. A gun. Alcohol. Irresponsible adults. A broken safety net. No boundaries. A party....

September 19, 2014 | | Editorial

Brem much more qualified to be our mayor

Gary Soiseth is a really nice young man, but he has very little experience or involvement with the City of Turlock and only recently became a resident. Mike Brem has been a resident for over 20 y...

September 19, 2014 | | Letters to the Editor

There's nowhere left to smoke but in the fresh air of the parks

Dear Editor, In regards to the smoking issue: They have taken the right to smoke away from all establishments, so where is there left to smoke but out in the fresh air of the park where the smok...

September 19, 2014 | | Letters to the Editor

Dancing with the Turlock Stars: Preview Edition

For the past two months local participants of the first annual Dancing with the Turlock Stars event to benefit the Salvation Army could be found in dance studios, gyms, classrooms, and cafeteri...

September 19, 2014 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local

Suspect caught with stolen credit cards

A man stopped for a bicycle infraction was found in possession of numerous stolen credit cards after he tried fleeing a Turlock officer on foot. Jose Cortez, 26, was stopped shortly after 1 a....

September 19, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Hearing set for fatal hit and run

A preliminary hearing for a Turlock man accused of a hit and run that killed a Turlock woman out for a walk with her husband has been set for November. Rene Salas has been charged with a felon...

September 19, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Crime

Dick’s Sporting Goods looking to hire for new Turlock location

While the southern extension of Monte Vista Crossings has yet to be completed, Dick's Sporting Goods is wasting no time looking for local individuals to employ at its new Turlock location, just...

September 19, 2014 | Elizabeth Arakelian | Local

Turlock conservationist spreads message with children’s book

Ten years ago Turlock's Tammy Bird decided to make a dramatic shift in her life. She sold all her possessions, bought an RV and went to live in the Santa Cruz mountains. Away from the hustle a...

September 19, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Local

University honor society shines light on censorship during Banned Books Week

The California State University, Stanislaus chapter of the International English Honor Society Sigma Tau Delta, Alpha Mu Xi, is hoping to raise awareness and draw public attention to the issue ...

September 19, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Pumpkins still aplenty

Farmers around the region have been taking drastic measures to deal with the ongoing drought, but fortunately for local children, there will still be plenty of pumpkins to choose from at Turloc...

September 19, 2014 | Alysson Aredas | Local

Turlock fire fighters ready to turn town pink

As the fall season arrives more people will be adding warm golds, maroons, and oranges to their wardrobes, but in Turlock the color of the moment will be pink. October will herald in the third...

September 19, 2014 | Sabra Stafford | Local

Jay Jensen

Jay Jensen was born on January 28, 1933, in Luck, Wisconsin, and passed away surrounded by his family on September 17, 2014, in Turlock, California. He was a loving and dedicated husband, father, ...

September 19, 2014 | | OBITS

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