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Keep Paris, I’ll take Bakersfield over Pittsburgh

Forget Paris - or Pittsburgh for the matter. I'd rather have Bakersfield.

June 13, 2017 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Stanislaus Community Foundation awards largest amount of scholarships in organization’s history

Thanks to the generous contributions of scholarship donors and a grant from College Futures Foundation, 175 local students will receive scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year totaling $229,500. That's more than double the amount of scholarship dollars distributed by Stanislaus Community Foundation in 2016.

June 13, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Empowering scholarship contest open to young women

A Turlock business is helping to support education while asking county young women to plan for their future in leadership roles.

June 13, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


A commitment to liveliness: Turlock Senior Citizens defy elderly stereotype

Tucked behind the city library and sheltered by a cluster of tall, drooping trees, the Turlock Senior Center is a haven for entertainment, exercise and engagement.

June 13, 2017 | BY PAUL ROUPE Turlock Journal | Local


Nelda Hooper McDermott

Nelda McDermott passed away on Thursday June 8 at Emmanuel Medical Center. Nelda was a treasured mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, as well as an extremely devoted wife of 51 years to the late Doug McDermott. Together Nelda and Doug raised six children in Turlock. Family was a central part of her life, and she has left a large legacy in the form of her children and their families.

June 13, 2017 | | OBITS


California Leopold Conservation Award seeks nominees

The Sand County Foundation, the California Farm Bureau Federation and Sustainable Conservation are accepting applications for the $10,000 California Leopold Conservation Award.

June 12, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Elmer and Christine Renner

A true romantic love story, Elmer and Christine were married June 23, 1986 in the Cupids Chapel of Love in Reno, Nevada. They met while at a retail store in Atascadero, CA. They moved around some but returned to Elmer's home town of Turlock, CA. They loved camping at the lakes, raising their pets, and having family gatherings. After the passing of Christine, the heartbreak was too great and Elmer joined her in heaven.

June 09, 2017 | | OBITS


Harold Louis Cupit

Harold Louis Cupit, 77, of Hickman, CA. went to be with the Lord. He was born to Preston and Myrtle Cupit in Caddo, Oklahoma.

June 09, 2017 | | OBITS


Nathan “Nate” Hiemstra

Nathan was born Dec. 21, 1936 in Maurice, IA. He was a long-time resident of Turlock, and passed away at the age of 80, June 3rd at his Niece's residence in Sonora, CA. Funeral services with Veterans honors will be held:

June 09, 2017 | | OBITS


Thomas H. Parker

Thomas H. Parker, 80, was born in Stockton, California, November 14, 1936 to William Bratton and Brynhild Branstad Parker. He passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, on April 29, 2017.

June 09, 2017 | | OBITS


Births June 1 to June 6

• Marline and Antonio Brasil of Turlock are the parents of an 8-pound-12-ounce girl born June 1 at Emanuel Medical Center.

June 09, 2017 | | Births


Homeowner should not have received prison sentence for fatal shooting

The recent trial and conviction of Turlock resident Rob Boyer was a total injustice. (Boyer was sentenced to seven years in prison for fatally shooting Brandon Pacheco in the back after finding him on his property in July 23, 2013.)

June 09, 2017 | | Letters to the Editor


Going to pot is raising a stink in Colorado

Pot smells.

June 09, 2017 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Summer watering schedule remains only two days per week

Governor Jerry Brown announced the drought is over and a few neighboring agencies have announced consideration of returning to a three day per week watering allowance, as it was prior to the drought. At this time though, Turlock is not considering a change to its two day a week watering schedule.

June 09, 2017 | | Government


A Mental Health Hero: Pastor Amanda Oppenhuizen

As a society, each of us is challenged every day. Our children face challenges that much greater. The forces of evil pulling at them are relentless. And, with the legalization of recreational marijuana, over time the proponents will come to understand how this will devastate future generations of children and adults.

June 09, 2017 | BY JEFFREY LEWIS Special to the Journal | Local


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Carnegie looking for artists for upcoming exhibit

The Carnegie Arts Center is looking for artists inspired by the art of Asia for an upcoming exhibit this fall.

June 23, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Fine Arts


Births June 14 to June 21

• Kimberly Land of Livingston is the mother of an 8-pound-15-ounce boy born June 14 at Emanuel Medical Center.

June 23, 2017 | | Births


Home health insurance

The California legislature has just passed Senate Bill 562 with no possible means of financing it. Consider the inefficiency of the state processing claims and ...

June 23, 2017 | | Letters to the Editor


City of Turlock website offers tools to assist with water conservation

The City's website offers many user-friendly tools and valuable information to help customers with their own conservation efforts at home. Visit www.cityofturlock.org ...

June 23, 2017 | | Government


Delhi man sworn in as a CHP officer

Daniel Cervantes Leon of Delhi successfully completed the 28-week cadet training course at the California Highway Patrol Academy. He is assigned to duty at the ...

June 23, 2017 | | Local


Susan Thompson

Susan Thompson passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at the age of 75 in Turlock, CA.

June 23, 2017 | | OBITS


Sienna Lourdes Sachi Severson

Sienna Lourdes Sachi Severson left the arms of her mother and father to be with Jesus on June 16, 2017 at 8:04 a.m ...

June 23, 2017 | | OBITS


Patricia Ann Hall

Patricia Ann Hall "Pat" passed away this week with her family by her side. A beloved mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, Pat was born in ...

June 23, 2017 | | OBITS


City to honor Vietnam veterans at July 2 ceremony

The City of Turlock, along with its Vietnam War Commemorative Partners, will host an event honoring those who served in Vietnam/ Vietnam Era July 2 ...

June 20, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Single payer pill: It requires only one to overdose

No one has ever mistaken the California Legislature for the Hoover Institute think tank at Stanford University.

June 20, 2017 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


New Dairy Princess crowned

Makayla Toste of Newman was selected as the 2017 Dairy Princess for the California Milk Advisory Board's District 6. The crowning took place before ...

June 20, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


A friend indeed: Fundraising dinner planned for Turlock transplant families

Isela Scroggins, a hairstylist at Suddenly Perfect hair salon, is buoyant, bubbly and there is no way to tell, other than her laborious rising from ...

June 20, 2017 | BY PAUL ROUPE Turlock Journal | Local


Manuel Dutra Macedo, Jr.

Manuel Dutra Macedo, Jr. was born in Turlock, California on December 25, 1946. He passed away June 11, 2017, taken swiftly from a very courageous ...

June 16, 2017 | | OBITS


Juanita Faye Avila

Juanita Faye Avila, 80 of Delhi, passed away in June 2017. She has joined her husband Stanley; sons Rick and Randy; grandchildren Alyssa and Adam ...

June 16, 2017 | | OBITS


Lora Crawford

It is with great sadness that family and friends report the passing of Lora Lee Crawford on May 8, 2017 after a long battle with ...

June 16, 2017 | | OBITS


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