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Buddy, do you have a spare image of a dead white man?

I get it. There are nothing but dead white guys on American currency and coins.

April 22, 2016 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Community support of Fusion Charter students much appreciated

On April 5, 15 local businesses and organizations provided information about employment opportunities to 130 students at Fusion Charter's first career fair. Attendees also heard from three guest speakers who shared information on what employers are looking for from job candidates to what type of experience they can include on a first resume.

April 22, 2016 | | Letters to the Editor


Births April 12 to April 20

• Jenna and Scott Cortez of Turlock are the parents of an 8-pound girl born April 12 at Emanuel Medical Center.

April 22, 2016 | | Births


Proper disposal of household hazardous waste

Many household hazardous products, such as oven cleaners, paint removers, pesticides, solvents and drain cleaners contain chemicals that are potentially harmful to both people and the environment. Improper disposal of HHW includes pouring them down the drain, on the ground, into storm drain or sewer systems, or in some cases placing them in the trash.

April 22, 2016 | | Government


Lucilleo O. Geiger

ucille Geiger entered heaven at the age of 93. She was born and raised in Clovis, graduating from Fresno Community College. She met Oren, her husband of 65 years, through their District Church Walter League. Oren was later a vicar at her church.

April 22, 2016 | | OBITS


Nancy Ann Leonard

Nancy Leonard, 83, of Modesto, was born to Peter and Anna Baba in Chicago, IL. She passed away in Hughson.

April 22, 2016 | | OBITS


Dayton Y. Larson

Dayton passed away peacefully at his home in Escondido, CA. He now is in heaven with his Lord and Savior.

April 22, 2016 | | OBITS


Caroline Elaine Deering

Caroline Elaine Deering went home to be with the Lord on April 15, 2016. Caroline was born in Modesto, CA to Mr. Eugene and Gertrude Popejoy. Caroline attended First Christian Church of Turlock. She was a humble homemaker, She loved to watch John Wayne movies. Her favorite color was purple. She enjoyed embroidery and quilting. She liked camping and day trips. When the music was on, she could be found on the dance floor. She had a sense of humor and a smile to light up the room. She loved spending time with her best friends Ruth and Sherman Walner ...

April 22, 2016 | | OBITS


Public input sought for new courthouse

The public will have an opportunity to put in their opinion on the new courthouse planned for downtown Modesto at an upcoming public meeting.

April 21, 2016 | | Local


Fair exhibitor deadlines approaching

The exhibitor deadlines are coming up for those wishing to showcase something in the Stanislaus County Fair's 2016 run.

April 21, 2016 | | Local


PAINT IT FORWARD

Every year the crew at Lancaster Painting takes time to give back to a family or organization in need through their Paint It Forward event.

April 21, 2016 | | Local


James Alton Mikkelsen

James Alton Mikkelsen was born in Santa Rosa, CA. He moved to Turlock in 1951, and served for the National Guard for 6 years during the Vietnam era. In 1962 he met his loving wife Marlene and raised their only son Robert Mikkelsen. James worked for JS West Milling as chief engineer for 40 years. He is survived by his wife Marlene; son Robert; mother May Mikkelsen; brother & sister in law Carl, Georgia-Marlene Mikkelsen; niece Allison & nephew Andrew. James is preceded in death by his father Glen Mikkelsen & sister, Janet. A visitation will be held on Friday, April 22, 2016 ...

April 21, 2016 | | OBITS


CAMPS AND EVENTS

Fellowship of Christian Athletes presents the first annual Bill Larson Memorial 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament and Slam Dunk Contest on Saturday at Stanislaus State.

April 19, 2016 | | Youth


Ever say to yourself wdtm? (What does that mean?)

The art of communication.

April 19, 2016 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Homelessness in our area

As a college student studying homelessness in the last 2 months, I have concluded that more efforts have to be exerted to help put an end to the issue of homelessness and help those in need. Despite efforts by various programs and shelters to try and help the homeless people, many of them have not received proper funding by the state, leaving several citizens in need of help. Many people throughout the community are aware of the growing epidemic of homelessness throughout Stanislaus County. According to Stanislaus Housing & Support Services Collaborative, in 2015 there were approximately 1,400 homeless men ...

April 19, 2016 | | Letters to the Editor


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Education cartel: $$$$, Taxpayers: 0

This might sound like blasphemy to some but don't be surprised if the education cartel implodes the current public education system from kindergarten through ...

May 03, 2016 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


DUI patrols planned for Cinco de Mayo

The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department is reminding residents that if the plan on hoisting up a margarita or cerveza in recognition of Cinco de ...

May 03, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Crime


We remember the sacrifice of fallen peace officers

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation (3537) which designated May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police Week. National Police Week ...

May 03, 2016 | BY SHERIFF ADAM CHRISTIANSON | Editorial


Foster Farms recalls chicken nugget products

Foster Fosters is recalling approximately 220,450 pounds of fully cooked frozen chicken nuggets that could be contaminated with extraneous blue plastic and black rubber ...

May 03, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Be aware of crossover voting in Presidential Primary

Stanislaus County Clerk and Registrar of Voters Lee Lundrigan, is urging local residents to make sure they will be able to vote for the Presidential ...

May 03, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Government


Thomas Bruce Jackson

Tom Jackson, 71 of Ceres, passed away Monday, May 2, 2016 at Alexander Cohen Hospice House. He was born March 5, 1945 in Turlock and ...

May 03, 2016 | | OBITS


Carole Marian Weise

Carole was born Carole Marian Long on July 14, 1918 to Earl and Florence Long in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She was an excellent student and graduated ...

May 03, 2016 | | OBITS


Births April 21 to April 27

• Jessica Donaghy of Winton is the mother of a 7-pound-11-ounce boy born April 21 at Emanuel Medical Center.

April 29, 2016 | | Births


Public invited to Congressional candidate forum

One of the most important jobs that the League of Women Voters of Stanislaus County does is to provide educational opportunities for the voters by ...

April 29, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


California: Is it the next stoner state?

Jerry Brown a few years back was asked to comment on the drive to legalize recreational use of pot in California.

April 29, 2016 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Damage done by vaccinations are buried in special interest propaganda

This letter addresses an article which appeared on March 30, 2016, entitled "Charter school closed by measles case."

April 29, 2016 | | Letters to the Editor


Change in landscape watering hours coming June 1

The City of Turlock's current water schedule allows residents with an odd address to water on Wednesdays and Sundays. Residents with an even address ...

April 29, 2016 | | Government


Stanislaus students experience the real south during 'Alternative Spring Break'

At nearly every bend in the roads they took in Alabama, nine Stanislaus State students were reminded they weren't in California anymore.

April 29, 2016 | | Education


Turlock native serving aboard U.S. Navy destroyer

A 2008 Turlock High School graduate and Turlock native is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the guided missile destroyer, USS Milius.

April 29, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


UC Merced receives $5 million for Interdisciplinary Research Center

The National Science Foundation presented researchers at the University of California, Merced, with a $5 million grant for an Interdisciplinary Research Center. The new center ...

April 28, 2016 | | Education


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