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William Jerome Hallinan

William Jerome Hallinan passed away on March 8, 2017 in Modesto, CA, at the age of 75. Bill was born on November 22, 1941 to Elizabeth G. Lord and Raymond E. Hallinan. Among his other interests, B...

March 17, 2017 | | OBITS

Diane Henley

Diane M. Henley, 73, died Thursday, Feb. 23 in Modesto after an illness.She was born and raised in San Francisco, the only child of Ruth and Manuel Ortiz-Argumedo. She was born while her father was...

March 17, 2017 | | OBITS

Geraldine Kaye Pillow

Geraldine was born in Turlock to Sterling and Katherine Witzel and passed away at the age of 63. She graduated from Turlock High School and married Earl Pillow in 1971 and together they had two ch...

March 17, 2017 | | OBITS

Bryan Brigham

Bryan Brigham, more lovingly known as Buster to most, and Grandad to the lucky ones, passed away at the age of 78, on March 14, 2017 in Atwater California. Buster passed from complications of life,...

March 17, 2017 | | OBITS

Help avoid storm water pollution

March showers will definitely bring April flowers. They can also cause polluted water going down the storm drain. It is important to remember not to fertilize, spray herbicides or pesticides if rai...

March 17, 2017 | | Government

Pitman, Turlock golf teams open league play with wins

League play began this week for both the Turlock and Pitman High boys golf teams and the anticipation could not have been higher in the Central California Conference. Pitman kicked off their seaso...

March 17, 2017 | Eddie Ruiz | High School Sports

Pride, Bulldog tennis team sit at 4-1 in CCC

Pitman and Turlock high's boys tennis teams each battled in the Central California Conference on Thursday, one notching a win and one a loss, but both teams are now equal in league standings as the...

March 17, 2017 | Eddie Ruiz | High School Sports

Bulldog softball starts CCC with win after topping Thunder

The Turlock High softball team is off to the program's best start in over a decade after the Bulldogs defeated Buhach Colony 7-4 on Thursday afternoon. "Even our losses early on were really tough ...

March 17, 2017 | Eddie Ruiz | High School Sports

Pacheco State Park celebrates Wildflower Day

Pacheco State Park invites all those looking to welcome the colors of spring to come celebrate the 14th Annual Wildflower Day. Visitors can explore the wildflowers in bloom at Pacheco State Park f...

March 17, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local

Births March 8 to March 14

• Norma Vasquez Leon and Juan Lara of Turlock are the parents of an 8-pound-7-ounce boy born March 8 at Emanuel Medical Center.• Lovleen and Tony Bourang of Keyes are the parents of an 8-...

March 17, 2017 | | Births

San Joaquin Valley ground zero for latest Trump effort

Remember Bakersfield in 1992? I do. The smog was so bad you couldn't see the Sierra just 15 miles away where it rises abruptly from the valley floor as the Kings River makes it way west. The air ha...

March 17, 2017 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial

Gas prices continue to climb

California's gas prices are steadily on the rise, and Turlock residents are digging deep into their pockets to get from point A to point B. According to AAA Northern California, the average pri...

March 17, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Local

DECA BALLET FOLKLÓRICO

Denair Elementary Charter Academy students performed their first Ballet Folklórico in front of their families and peers during an assembly on Friday. According to principal Lucy Zamora, the ...

March 17, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Community meetings set to discuss Laura’s Law

Stanislaus County residents are invited to learn more about Laura's Law and voice any concerns or questions they may have about the provision of mental health care in the area during two community ...

March 17, 2017 | Angelina Martin | Government

Turlock family hopes to raise awareness about Down syndrome

Many parents look forward to the moment their child reaches an important milestone - whether it's taking their first steps or uttering their first word. For longtime Turlock resident Yadira Contrer...

March 17, 2017 | Alysson Aredas | Local

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