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Thomas Kirk Johnson

Thomas Kirk Johnson was born August 20, 1956 to Donald and Inez Johnson in Salinas, California. He grew up in Ethiopia, the Philippines, and Malaysia where his father served with USAID and the World Health Organization. He came back to the United States in high school and graduated from Kennedy High School in Richmond, California. After high school he went on to the University of California at Berkeley, and received his B.A. in biochemistry in 1978. He then attended medical school at the University of California, Irvine from 1978 - 1983.

November 19, 2015 | | OBITS

Lawrence Douglas Schmitz

Lawrence passed away peacefully after a short battle with cancer at English Oaks Rehab Center in Modesto. He is survived by his son Douglas Schmitz, daughter Stacey Roberts, sister, Nelda Schmitz, nephews Gerald Brown and Larry Brown, three grand daughters and three great grandchildren. Larry was also preceded in death by his parents Lawrence and Gertrude Schmitz, his sister, Edna Eileen (Schmitz) Roney and half-brother Lewis Schmitz.

November 19, 2015 | | OBITS

Date change for Craig Ferguson show in Turlock

The set date for Craig Ferguson's comedy show in Turlock has been moved from December to March, according to the Turlock Community Theatre.

November 19, 2015 | | ARTS/LEISURE

CSU Stanislaus presents ‘Constellations’

The Theatre Department at CSU Stanislaus is staging "Constellations," winner of the London Evening Standard Theatre Award for Best Play.

November 19, 2015 | | ARTS/LEISURE

$1M grant to research drought impacts on water quality

The United States Environmental Protection Agency is hoping to obtain a better understanding of the ongoing drought and its impact on state water resources by awarding a $1 million grant to the Public Policy Institute of California.

November 19, 2015 | | Local

Jessica’s House to host tours

In conjunction with Children's Grief Awareness Day, Jessica's House will host an open house to share with the public how they help children and families through their grief.

November 17, 2015 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local

University of China at Los Angeles

You pay your State of California taxes.

November 17, 2015 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial

Gender inequality in sports still happening at all levels and locally

It is evident that gender inequality in athletics still exist today. This problem is not only clear in professional sports, but also in recreational, high school, and college sports. In athletics, women are underpaid, undervalued, and underprivileged. Women receive less media coverage, and when they do receive coverage, they are more likely to be used for sex appeal rather than given recognition for their athletic accomplishments.

November 17, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor

County ready for new road tax?

Leaders in Stanislaus County believe they can win enough support for the passage of a half-cent sales tax for roads next year despite a polling survey that shows it being short of the required 66.6 percent plus one vote.

November 17, 2015 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Government

Cindy Gueth (Hayes)

Cindy Gueth, 67, of Tallahassee, Florida passed away at her home on June 5, 2015 after battling cancer.

November 17, 2015 | | OBITS

Marie Slate

Marie passed away peacefully and comfortably in her home on Thursday, November 12, 2015. She was mercifully taken quickly by aggressive cancer. She was loved dearly by her family and her many friends in Turlock and beyond.

November 17, 2015 | | OBITS

Births Nov. 5 to Nov. 11

• Veronica Mercado Rivas and Juan Romo Reynoso are the parents of a 7-pound-3-ounce girl born Nov. 5 at Emanuel Medical Center.

November 13, 2015 | | Births

Free smog testing at fairgrounds

The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District and Valley Clean Air Now will host a Tune In & Tune Up car clean-up event at Stanislaus County Fairgrounds from 8 a.m. to noon today. Tune In & Tune Up is a vehicle emissions clean-up program that identifies and helps repair older, out-of-tune vehicles that impact the air quality throughout the San Joaquin Valley.

November 13, 2015 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local

Parole granted for man convicted of killing 10-month-old baby

A Turlock man convicted in the death of an infant has been deemed suitable for parole after a hearing with the State Parole Board.

November 13, 2015 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Crime

City of Turlock Leaf Pickup Program

The City of Turlock Parks, Recreation and Public Facilities Department's annual Leaf Pickup Program began on Nov. 2. Turlock residents are encouraged to use their green waste containers for leaves and garden refuse. However, any leaves that will not fit into the green cart may be placed in the street 18 inches from the curbside in loose piles, not bagged. Tree limbs should not be placed in the leaf piles and remember to not park vehicles in front of your residence. Doing so prevents access to leaf collection. Further, to allow for more flexibility within the collection schedule, it ...

November 13, 2015 | | Government

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Cardinals edge Niners after Kap's surgery

This one was never supposed to be close. When the last-place 49ers took the field against the first-place Cardinals, oddsmakers declared them 10-point underdogs at ...

November 30, 2015 | BY MATT JOHANSON Special to the Journal | Sports Professional

Keyes parcels rezoned for tractor dealership

The way has been paved for a John Deere dealership in the Keyes area now that the Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors has approved a ...

November 27, 2015 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Government

Births Nov. 19 to Nov. 25

• Stephanie Marlin of Hilmar is the mother of a 7-pound-2-ounce boy born Nov. 19 at Emanuel Medical Center.

November 27, 2015 | | Births

Real turkey made better by farmers

Ever see a turkey in the wild in the Sierra foothills?

November 27, 2015 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial

Storm-related problems and flood prevention

The City of Turlock provides several proactive and reactive methods of dealing with storm-related problems such as flooding, water storage and contingency planning.

November 27, 2015 | | Government

Peggy May Woods

Peggy May Woods was born in Lancaster, PA. She was raised by stepfather Sterling Shupe and Mother Mildred along with sisters Mildred and Marjorie. She ...

November 27, 2015 | | OBITS

It's getting better all the time

In 1967 Paul McCartney wrote a song for the Sgt. Pepper's album called "Getting Better." Philips Electronics used it for a major marketing campaign ...

November 25, 2015 | BY DAVID L. WHITE CEO, Stanislaus Business Alliance | Editorial

Ellie shares her diabetes story

Type 1 Diabetes has changed Ellie Hart's life forever. Until February she didn't know she had the disease. With November being National Diabetes ...

November 25, 2015 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Education

Denair mourns sudden loss of two educators

Although Denair Elementary Charter Academy was not in session this week due to the Thanksgiving holiday, a number of students still received calls from Principal ...

November 25, 2015 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education

The ridership fallacy of high speed rail

California is not Europe. Nor is the Golden State Japan.

November 24, 2015 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial

Why you should skip the turkey on Thanksgiving

Dear Editor:

November 24, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor

Californians gobble up Thanksgiving travel

This year's four-day Thanksgiving holiday weekend reflects a steady increase of Californians projected to travel since 2009, according to the latest travel survey from ...

November 24, 2015 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local

Nikki Whittiker

Nikki Lynne Whittiker, 67, of Denair went to be with her Lord and Savior on November 18, 2015. Born in White Salmon, WA, September 4 ...

November 24, 2015 | | OBITS

Leonard Francis Pereira

Born in Escalon, California to parents, Carlos Pereira and Evangeline (Vieira) Pereira decedents of farming and whaling families in the Central Valley, Monterey Peninsula and ...

November 20, 2015 | | OBITS

Debbie Phillips

Debbie passed away at UCSF Hospital in San Francisco with her two daughters by her side. She lived in Manteca and graduated from Manteca High ...

November 20, 2015 | | OBITS

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