Fishing on the Delta this past weekend was very difficult. I can't remember ever fishing a tide like one I faced last weekend. The water level fluctuated a total of one foot between high and low tide meaning that the water was barely moving where I was fishing. In the past I used to carry a tide book in my boat but have since relied on downloadable tide app for my phone. I don't know if it's me reading using the app wrong but I'm still not able to get an accurate tide prediction.
Hankering for sweetness? Mosey on down to the 23rd Annual Chocolate Festival in Oakdale, where 'Chocolates Gone Nuts' again and will be filled with a variety of family fun, good food, entertainment and an assortment of tasty treats. The two-day fest is on the calendar for May 16 and 17 in downtown Oakdale.
Modesto Junior College Athletics and the Associated Students of Modesto Junior College are hosting a Hawaiian Concert Night at 6 p.m. May 22, in the Auditorium of the Performing and Media Arts Center on East Campus, 435 College Avenue, Modesto. The concert features renowned Hawaiian singer and songwriter John Cruz.
Cheryl Lucetta Larison, 70, of Salinas passed away Monday, May 11, 2015 in the arms of family, after a long battle with cancer. She was born June 19, 1944 in Turlock Ca.
Hughson Mayor Matt Beekman is under intense pressure from most of our fellow mayors due to a vote at the Stanislaus Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo).
California leads the nation in its export of almonds and technology. As of Tuesday, the Golden State also a ranks number one as the state with the highest retail gas prices in the nation.
Edward Roy Munroe, 84, of Turlock, passed away on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at English Oaks Convalescent in Modesto. He grew up in Delhi, CA and after he graduated from Livingston High School he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served during the Korean War. He settled in Turlock in 1993.
Umbelina Marie Oliveira died on the morning of Saturday, May 9, 2015, at her home after a battle with cancer. She was sixty-six years old.
Alma Chambers was born in Jefferson City, Missouri to the daughter of Louis and Marie (Renterghem) Loethen. She moved to Turlock where she graduated from THS in 1958 and married fellow grad, Ronald Chambers, on July 24, 1960 at Sacred Heart Church. Alma spent many years as a legal secretary before retiring from the Attorney General's Office in Missouri. She owned Alma's Ceramics in downtown Turlock. Among her many passions were traveling, quilting and family history. Above most, Alma will be remembered for her strong spirit which left a lasting impression on everyone in her life. After a ...
Nancy Middleton Thompson, beloved wife, mother, and teacher, died in Modesto, California, on May 7, 2015. Family, faith, and a commitment to nurturing future generations were the pillars upon which Nancy built a life of love and service. Nancy was devoted to an extended family with deep roots in the Midwest. Following in her parents' footsteps, she became a teacher in Minneapolis after her graduation from the University of Missouri in 1949. She met and soon married Lloyd in 1950. Her career in public education spanned thirty-eight years, the last nineteen of which were spent in Turlock, California, where she ...
Leonard R. "Chuck Roberts, 91, of Ballico passed away at his home on Thursday, May 7, 2015. He was born in Ada Oklahoma and served in the U.S. Army during World War II, primarily in Europe, where he rwas awarded the Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster. After serving in the Army he came to California and settled in Ballico. He was employed by Bonander Pontiac-Buick in Turlock for 22 years as a sales manager. After retiring from car sales he became an almond farmer in Ballico for the next 34 years. Chuck was a 55 year member of ...
Earl Arthur Peterson, 93, slipped into the arms of Jesus before sunrise on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at the Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson, CA after a long battle with congestive heart failure.
Each restaurant participating in Bacon Week is also selling T shirts to mark the event and help support local charities. Those charities are:
· Tristan Cady of Turlock is the mother of a 7-pound-14-ounce boy born April 30 at Emanuel Medical Center.
Memorial Day weekend is here and as much as I'm always looking forward to my next fishing trip, I'd rather stay home.
• Rushne and Bryan McWilliams of Gustine are the parents of a 9-pound-8-ounce boy born May 14 at Emanuel Medical Center.
Memorial Day weekend may mean a day off from work, but for many people it also means hitting the road for vacation.
Almonds - we are told by those who want further cutbacks on agricultural water deliveries so urban lawns can stay lush and so they can hose out their garbage cans and hose down their driveways on a weekly basis - are water guzzlers.
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The California Attorney General's Office awarded two area California Highway Patrol officers with certificates of commendation for their roles in saving a woman's life.
Hope is the ability to see a positive future in times of trial. In Stanislaus County we have not given up hope.
Jessica's House, the center that helps children and families through the grieving process, will host a "Tour of the Heart," an informal information session about the services offered at the Turlock facility.
He was preceded in death by his parents and wife Carolyn, siblings Lloyd, Rose. He is survived by children Barbara Rodrigues and Gary Dinwiddie and siblings Marilyn, Bob and many extended family.
Donald Leon Swanson crossed the threshold to Heaven on May 14th, 2015 at the age of 91. Don was born on September 17th, 1923 to Warner and Vera Swanson, pioneers of the Youngstown Colony of Swedish immigrants in Turlock, settling on Swanson Road in Delhi.
Raymond Larson, 75, was born in Turlock to Verner and Edith Larson. He died Saturday in Modesto.
A large biomass fire near Tracy has prompted local air officials to issue a health cautionary statement for the northern counties of San Joaquin, Stanislaus and Merced, particularly the communities of Lathrop, Manteca and Modesto. The caution is in place until the fire is extinguished.
• Crystal Rey of Keyes is the mother of a 6-pound-5-ounce boy born May 7 at Emanuel Medical Center.