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Births Dec. 29 to Jan. 4

• Blanca and Alejandro Trujillo of Turlock are the parents of a 7-pound girl born Dec. 29 at Emanuel Medical Center.

January 06, 2017 | | Births


Contrary to what LA may think ‘we’ get it in the 209

"We" - referring to those of us that live, work and play in the Northern San Joaquin Valley - supposedly don't get it when it comes to the importance of the environment.

January 06, 2017 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Community generosity delivered many smiles

To the outpour of generosity displayed by the community of Turlock during the holidays through our gifts for kids program, all of us at the Post Office would like to express our gratitude for your donations. Over 130 children received toys this year! Thank you so much for the smiles and happy faces that two of our carriers were able to witness as they dressed up as Mr. and Mrs. Claus to deliver their gifts.

January 06, 2017 | | Letters to the Editor


Storm-related problems and flood prevention

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

January 06, 2017 | | Government


Annie Juanita Madsen

Annie was born in 1928 as the youngest of 8 children in Winters, Texas to the late Charles and Annie Hendricks. The family moved to California in 1947, settled in Ceres, and began attending First Baptist Church in Modesto. She attended Ceres High School. She married Edward Madsen in 1949. Raised 3 children- Janna, Gary and Jim. Worked in management with Ed for Sprouse Ritz department store and co-owned Northway Variety Store in downtown Hughson. Upon retirement, she and Ed enjoyed working together as kiwi farmers, traveling to farmer's markets each week. Anita's hobbies included reading her Bible ...

January 06, 2017 | | OBITS


Margaret Anita Hunter

Margaret Anita Hunter was born in Oakland, CA to Robert Sr. & Vada (Hughes) Prusso on December 30, 1919. A beautiful child, she was "discovered" at age 3 while playing on the beach and then signed to act in "Our Gang" shorts, the predecessor to "The Little Rascals". As a child, she lived briefly in Oklahoma where she survived a tornado and later, in 1933, the Long Beach CA. earthquake.

January 06, 2017 | | OBITS


Joseph Carl Stout

Joseph Carl Stout, 86, of Turlock, passed away on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at Memorial Hospital. Joseph was born in Lancaster, Ohio and enlisted in the United States Air Force after he graduated from High School. After his honorable discharge he lived in southern California where he married his wife Gerralyn Quinn on December 1, 1956. Joseph was a Civil Engineer for 35 years. He settled in Turlock four years ago.

January 06, 2017 | | OBITS


Ruby V. Torosian

Ruby Viola Torosian, 90, of Turlock, died Saturday at Emanuel Medical Center. She was born near Scotland, South Dakota, the 5th of 8 children born to lifelong farmers Gottlieb and Theresa Frey.

January 05, 2017 | | OBITS


Brooks James Rushing

The family of Brooks J. Rushing announces his passing on December 30, 2016 with his family by his side. Brooks was born in Fortuna, CA to Hiram and Mae Rushing on October 12, 1935.

January 05, 2017 | | OBITS


Merced area artists highlighted in Carnegie exhibit

The Carnegie Arts Center is presenting the exhibition The Rebirth of the Muse: Works by Members of the Contemporary Humanitarian Artists Association in the Lobby Galleries from Jan. 11 through April 23.

January 05, 2017 | | ARTS/LEISURE


Free GED program at MJC Community Education

Modesto Junior College Community Education is offering a free, student focused program to help people earn their General Education Diplomas.

January 05, 2017 | | Education


HEALTHCARE HERO

Covenant Care at Home is an amazing place primarily because of the people who work there. Each has learned the Malmberg approach to caregiving - treat the patient as a family member and remember that this could be you. The staff embrace their highs and lows with the same level of commitment and caring. Led by Ronda Malmberg and an incredible team of women and men, they bring quality care to patients, one at a time, at home. One outstanding team member is Jill Chiesa.

January 05, 2017 | BY JEFFREY LEWIS Special to the Journal | Local


Uncle Sam lies to young adults about smoking

Does anyone really believe a teen or 20 something that smokes is going to kick the habit because of commercials blaring "the fact" non-smokers make $10,000 more a year than smokers?

January 03, 2017 | BY DENNIS WYATTt Turlock Journal | Editorial


Rojas: Thank you to my supporters

As we begin the new year, I wish to take this opportunity to thank the voters in Turlock, Denair and Hughson who supported my re-election as Trustee for Area 3 of The Yosemite Community College District.

January 03, 2017 | | Letters to the Editor


Edward Joseph Enos

On Christmas night, December 25, 2016, Edward Joseph Enos, 81 years old left this earth to be in heaven. A loving husband, father, brother, uncle, grandfather, and great grand father. He will be remembered forever in our hearts.

January 03, 2017 | | OBITS


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Kenneth Kay Selee

Kenneth Kay Selee passed away quietly last week from complications of dementia and neuropathy at the age of 83. Ken is survived by his loving ...

January 19, 2017 | | OBITS


Maria Alvarina Souto

Mrs. Maria Alvarina Souto passed away peacefully at her residence on Thursday, January 12, 2017, surrounded by her family. She was 66 years old and ...

January 19, 2017 | | OBITS


Turlock Community Theatre brings Garrison Keillor to town

Beloved American storyteller and radio host Garrison Keillor will be appearing at the Turlock Community Theatre on Tuesday.

January 19, 2017 | | ARTS/LEISURE


Celebrated country singer to open Stanislaus County Fair

The 2017 run of the Stanislaus County Fair will kick-off with a performance from country superstar LeAnn Rimes.

January 19, 2017 | | ARTS/LEISURE


1984, PBS, preschool and $400M

I tend to watch TV is on Saturday nights when I'm vegging out for a few hours watching episodes I've memorized of "Law ...

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


Report highlights California’s progress towards sustainable water management

California continued to make significant advances towards sustainable water management in 2016, according to an implementation report prepared by several California agencies that details the ...

January 17, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Government


Tune In and Tune Up set for Saturday

The San Joaquin Valley Air District is holding a Tune In and Tune Up event from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Stanislaus ...

January 17, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Douglas Albert Wood

Douglas was born in Oklahoma to Albert and Lena Wood in 1931 and passed away in Modesto at the age of 85.

January 17, 2017 | | OBITS


Janet L. Cherry

Janet Lynn Cherry, 69, of Denair, passed away in Hughson.

January 17, 2017 | | OBITS


Benjamin “Ben” Quezada

Ben was born in Oakland, CA to Lorenzo and Delores Quezada and passed away at the age of 57 in Modesto. Family was Ben's ...

January 17, 2017 | | OBITS


Doris Elvina Metzler

Doris, affectionately known as "GG" to many, was born to Egnar and Elvira Gunnarson in Minnesota and passed away at the age of 98 in ...

January 17, 2017 | | OBITS


Michael Steven Souza

Michael Steven Souza passed away unexpectedly Monday, January 9, 2017. He is preceded in death by his father, Robert Lee Souza.

January 17, 2017 | | OBITS


Bill Martin

Bill Martin was born in Turlock, CA to Eddie and Myrtle Martin. He attended Sacred Heart School and Turlock High School. He joined the Navy ...

January 17, 2017 | | OBITS


Births Jan. 5 to Jan. 11

• Elizabeth Nova of Livingston is the mother of a 5-pound-12-ounce boy born Jan. 5 at Emanuel Medical Center.

January 13, 2017 | | Births


DACA: It’s time to do it the right way

The election of Donald Trump and a Republican controlled Congress promises to end half a decade of gridlock on several key issues facing our nation ...

January 13, 2017 | BY JOSH WHITFIELD Guest columnist | Editorial


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