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‘The Tempest’ gets a sci fi twist in MJC production

The Modesto Junior College Theater Department will present a science fiction version of William Shakespeare's "The Tempest."

October 06, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Theatre


Births Sept. 27 to Oct. 3

• Denise and Juan Carlos Rivera Pantoja of Delhi are the parents of a 7-pound girl born Sept. 27 at Emanuel Medical Center.

October 06, 2017 | | Births


Want affordable housing? Then bring back RDA

Voters are being asked in November to approve a $4 billion general obligation bond to pay for affordable housing.

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


Measure S: It’s all about the MONEY, yours and mine

When libraries began in the late 1800s and early 1900s, they were the cities' responsibility. This practice continued until 1999 when the cities, low on funds, couldn't support their libraries, so they cried to the county and the taxpayers for funding. This 1/8 cent tax was supposed to sunset in 2004. This time the libraries cried and pulled at our heartstrings for funding. And we bought into the ruse. Again, the tax was supposed to sunset, but again the libraries cried. Again, we were duped. In 2012, we were assured yet again that the tax would sunset – be ...

October 06, 2017 | | Letters to the Editor


California agriculture leads nation in specialty crop funding

California received $19.2 million out of approximately $60.6 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture Specialty Crop Block grants awarded nationwide.

October 06, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


New watering schedule beginning Nov. 1

The City of Turlock's winter watering schedule will go into effect Nov. 1 and will continue through Feb. 28.

October 06, 2017 | | Government


IN SERVICE

U.S. Air Force Airman Johnathan T. Mercer graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

October 06, 2017 | | Local


Ralph Duane Tillery

Ralph was born in San Angelo, TX to Ralph J. Tillery and Clara Tillery. He is preceded in death by his wife, Denise Tillery. He leaves behind two sons, Noel and Kelly Tillery; his daughter-in-law, Jennifer; two grandchildren; his sister, Ginger Perigo of California and Clarence Tillery of Kentucky. He also leaves behind four step-children and many step-grandchildren.

October 06, 2017 | | OBITS


Kaaren Louisa Larson

Resident of Santa Cruz

October 06, 2017 | | OBITS


Audrey Millsap

Audrey (Mickie) Millsap passed away September 25, 2017 at the age of 86. She was a loving mother, grandma, and great-grandma. She loved spending time with her family and attending the many activities of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be deeply missed.

October 06, 2017 | | OBITS


Community outreach

The Turlock Police Department Homeless Engagement Multi-Disciplinary Team hosted a Community Outreach Fair on Tuesday at the City Hall parking lot. A number of organizations and support groups offered information on resources available in the community.

October 03, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


When your first car was cheaper than your new smartphone

My Aunt Ethel was aghast when she found out at a family Christmas Eve gathering in 1975 that I had paid $11,000 for a year-old Chevy Monza.

October 03, 2017 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Stanislaus State dedicates reflecting pond in honor of President Emerita Hughes

California State University, Stanislaus dedicated its iconic Reflecting Pond to Dr. Marvalene Hughes, president emerita of Stanislaus State, last week.

October 03, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education


Mary Eleanor Johnson

Mary Eleanor Johnson died on Friday, September 29, 2017 in Turlock, CA. She was 99 years old.

October 03, 2017 | | OBITS


Giant human pink hard hat ribbon creates visual call to action

Pink ribbons are a common sight leading into October, as communities aim to recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month. On Wednesday, however, EMCOR/Shambaugh & Son, L.P. went above and beyond to make breast cancer screening a topic of discussion for everyone when the contractor gathered over 440 people donning signature pink hard hats for an oversized, human display of a pink ribbon.

September 29, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


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Scouts take note of differences & equal opportunity

Boys and girls are different.

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


Ceres man pleads guilty in murder of daughter

Mark Edward Mesiti, the former Ceres resident standing trial for the 2006 murder of his daughter Alycia, decided Tuesday to plead guilty in exchange for ...

October 17, 2017 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Crime


Hospital volunteers pitch in for homeless shelter

Emanuel Medical Center Volunteers donated $10,000 to the Turlock Gospel Mission on Tuesday to help the organization complete its homeless shelter on Broadway Avenue.

October 17, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Ahlem Cancer Endowment offering free mammograms

The Ruby E. Bergman Women's Diagnostic Center at Emanuel Medical Center will be using a $20,000 grant from the Bill and Elise Ahlem ...

October 17, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Local seniors ‘Pedal to End Alzheimer’s’

Residents of Covenant Village of Turlock used brains and brawn to pedal 334 miles and raise nearly $1,200 during the first annual Pedal to ...

October 17, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Doris Lorene Hamlow Herr

In her Denair home on October 6, 2017 surrounded by the love of her family, Doris Lorene Herr made her heavenly journey into the resting ...

October 17, 2017 | | OBITS


Mary Louise Encinas

Our sister, Mary is resting in peace. She was preceded in death by her parents, Luis Martin and Helen Soria. Mary is survived by her ...

October 17, 2017 | | OBITS


Playhouse opens ‘Evil Dead: the Musical’

A group of college students, a creepy cabin in a secluded forest, and an ancient Book of the Dead; what could possibly go wrong? Playhouse ...

October 13, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Theatre


‘Aladdin’s Luck’ opens at Carnegie

The LightBox Theatre Company returns for its third season this fall with a familiar story in the adaptation of "Aladdin's Luck."

October 13, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Theatre


Measure S is the best way to fund libraries

The question I most frequently hear regarding Measure S, is why do we need a sales tax to support the library? Shouldn't the budgets ...

October 13, 2017 | | Letters to the Editor


Don’t blame wildfires on climate change

Climate change means we will have more and more destructive wildfires.

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


Births Oct. 4 to Oct. 11

• Theresa Elizabeth Fliflet of Modesto is the mother of a 9-pound-12-ounce boy born Oct. 4 at Emanuel Medical Center.

October 13, 2017 | | Births


City of Turlock free ‘shred it’ event

The City of Turlock is offering free document destruction services to Turlock residents Saturday. The event is being be held at the Turlock Regional Water ...

October 13, 2017 | | Government


John Phillips

Born in Walt Hill, Nebraska to Leone and Guy Phillips, John lived 82 years healthy, happy and engaged in the present. It was only the ...

October 13, 2017 | | OBITS


Jeanette E. “Carlson” Owens

Jeanette passed away at the age of 68. She was born in Turlock, Ca to Harry and Lucy Carlson.

October 13, 2017 | | OBITS


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