There wasn't a bike race happening in Turlock on Sunday morning, although it looked as though that was the case. It was a "bike run for fun," according to Jose Garcia who teamed up with Mario Martinez of Turlock and the Rolling Relics of Modesto to bring this family-oriented function to Turlock. The event brought people from various locations including Gilroy, Sacramento and the Bay Area. Garcia, who works for the City of Turlock, has participated in various bike runs with the Rolling Relics and wanted to bring one to Turlock.
Elizabeth "Biffy" Annette Mancha, 46, passed away the night of January 9 at the scene of a tragic vehicle hit and run accident, in Turlock, while walking her dog, Dolly, with her partner, David McThorn. David and Dolly were also hit and injured.
Hazel Cook, 87, of Turlock, passed away at Alexander Cohen Hospice House. Hazel was born in Haskell TX to William and Susie Atchison. She graduated from high school in Texas before moving to California in 1946. She married Lawrence Cook in January of 1945 in Oakland CA. Her husband was in the Navy and Hazel was the homemaker and Mom for their three children. She also worked for the Turlock Journal in the advertising department for 17 years. Hazel loved her family. She liked to bake and cook; she enjoyed reading, gardening, and playing softball. She and Lawrence escaped to ...
• Jessica Searles of Hilmar is the mother of a 7-pound boy born Feb. 13 at Emanuel Medical Center.
Orem is a tidy city at the base of the Wasatch Range.
This week, USDA released preliminary data from the 2012 Census of Agriculture that provides a snapshot of a rural America that remains stable in the face of difficult economic times. While the data do not paint a perfect picture, they do tell a story of the unlimited potential and growing opportunity in modern rural America.
Angela Cotta is the chef and owner of Cotta's Kitchen, 833 East Main St., Turlock.
The regular season for prep basketball is over, but four local teams have yet to turn in their uniforms as their time on the court will continue into the post-season.
Dear Turlock Journal,
Letter to the Editor:
Gloria Julia Kearney, 92, passed away on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at Turlock Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.
A native of Pennsylvania, Bonnie came to California at the age of 8 and lived in Downey, CA. She settled in Turlock 59 years ago.
Frances Maley, 103, of Turlock, California entered into rest on Wednesday, December 14, 2013. Frances was born on September 20th 1910 in New Jersey. Frances was one of the first females to graduate from UCLA in 1930, She went on to teach Elementary School for over 20 years taking a leave of absence to raise her 3 children: John Andrew, Betty McCoy and Mary Corn, and in order to run the family business. After retirement, Frances was a dedicated philanthropist filling all her spare time volunteering for several local organizations. She was an active member of the First Methodist Church ...
Joe was born in Turlock to Julian and Cleo Mabalcon in 1950 and passed away in Turlock at the age of 64. Joe attended Schendel and El Capitan Grade Schools and graduated from Livingston High School. After graduating, he joined the US Army and then settled in Delhi with his brothers and sister. He loved to hang out with his family, BBQ, playing cards and the guitar. Joe enjoyed reading his bible and was a big history buff. In 1984, he got married and had a daughter Juel and they lived in Stevinson for over 18 years.
Somewhere around 95 million American households subscribe to the cable TV channel, History Channel, and an estimated 4.7 million people watch Pawn Stars, one of those so-called "reality" shows. This show takes place in an actual working pawn shop in a seedier part of the Las Vegas strip. If you haven't watched the show and may be wondering how a pawn shop fits into the "history" theme of the History Channel, understand that the items being sold or pawned are given an explanation with a brief history. Like many reality shows, the chemistry of the shop "stars" is ...
Turlock's Albino Orozco (170 pounds) is the last man standing for area wrestlers in the CIF State Wrestling Championships at Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield.
With Daylight Saving Time beginning on Sunday, CAL FIRE officials are reminding all Californians to ensure they have working smoke alarms in their homes. Studies have shown that most homes have smoke alarms, however nearly two-thirds of home fire deaths result from fires in homes with no working smoke alarms.
Dollar General is celebrating their grand opening at their new Delhi location on Stephens Street today with free prizes and special deals.
• Athan Hicks of Keyes is the mother of a 6-pound-13-ounce girl born Feb. 27 at Emanuel Medical Center.
Southern Californians have a tendency to have a smug attitude toward water.
This week, President Obama released USDA's fiscal year 2015 budget proposal, which supports our ongoing work to create jobs and opportunity in rural America.
Air Force Airman Sheldon B. Timmermeyer graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
David died Feb. 28, 2014 at age 66, after a prolonged illness. After his service in the Vietnam War, he went on to complete his Juris Doctor and an M.B.A. at Berkeley, California. He was a longtime resident of Phoenix, Arizona.
Oma F. (McElhaney) Parker was born January 25, 1926 in Claremore, Oklahoma. She lived in Oklahoma until age 15 when her mother, Bonnie, father, Vol Wilson, and two brothers, Vol Gene "Bud" and Perry moved to California. The family moved around a lot before finally settling in Turlock in 1941. Oma attended Turlock High School for a time, and later worked for the Puccinelli and Hume canneries.
Gordon H. Bradbury, 86, of Turlock, passed away at Doctor's Hospital in Modesto on March 6, 2014.
Jack Landmeier passed away Monday, March 3, 2014 at the age of 76. He is survived by his children: Lane and Marlene Landmeier, Keith and Diane Landmeier, 8 grandchildren and one great grandson. Jack retired from International Paper Co. in 1999, where he worked for 39 years. A celebration of his life will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Friday, March 7 at Crossroads Church, 1360 N. Johnson Rd. Turlock, CA.
Fran was born in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho and passed away peacefully, into the welcoming arms of her, heavenly father, at the age of 97 in Modesto, California.
Stanislaus County Sheriff's Deputy Tom Letras, a 1990 graduate of Ceres High School, filed papers on Monday to run for sheriff against incumbent Sheriff Adam Christianson, his boss.
Lourdes Calderon and her sons, George Sanchez, 6, and Victor Sanchez, 4, all of Keyes, turned out for the Keyes Library's Feb. 19 craft session where participants made paper pigeons. The craft was in celebration of Mo Willems, an American writer, animator, and creator of children's books who often uses pigeons in his work.
America is about to get another harsh lesson in easy money.