Stanislaus County Office of Education's Prevention Programs Department is currently accepting applications for its 2012-13 Leadership Academy - a program designed to develop the leadership potential of high school juniors and seniors.
Mary Perry, 99, of Modesto passed away on Saturday, March 24 in Turlock. She was born in Hayward, CA to Antone and Mary Damas in 1912. She had lived in Denair, Hughson and Modesto since 1917. Mary had served during WWII in the Army Air Corps WAC and later ran a dairy with her husband and children for 29 years. She was a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Hughson, SPRSI #96, YLI #193, UPPEC #56, Luso-American #2950, Turlock VFW Post 5059 the Ladies Auxiliary and the Altar Society. She sacrificed her life for the church and family.
Passed away in Turlock, was 51 years of age and work as a landscaper for the past 6 years.
November 25, 1919 - March 25, 2012
85, of Livingston, passed away on Friday, March 30.
Claudia Walker, 96, of Copperopolis, passed away on Sunday, March 25.
Halcyon Winter, 84, of Jamestown, passed away on Thursday, March 29.
Leonard Oretta Sr., 81 of Modesto, passed away on Monday, March 26.
Last week I was able to get out fishing, it's been a while since I've been out. My partner became ill the night before, leaving me to fish by myself. I had my dog with me, but she wasn't much help lying on the bottom of the boat dead asleep most of the day. At one point I even heard her snoring!
• Bonafacio Garcia and Nallely Quezada llamas of Newman are the parents of a 7-pound-3-ounce girl born March 23 at Emanuel Medical Center.
In her recent editorial, Kristina Hacker asks "whatever happened to Turlock's bridal district?" It is a good question, and in fact, she partially answers it herself. Whether or not the concept was a good idea, the timing could not have been worse. Launched in January 2008 at a time when vacancies downtown were near zero, the Turlock Downtown Property Owner's Association attempted to create a long term vision for downtown to attract new businesses and keep downtown flourishing for years to come.
America is blessed with the strongest and most capable military in the world. Our service members execute challenging missions in the most complex environment on earth. They leave the military with skills that our economy needs to compete. It is our responsibility to take care of them when they return. Unfortunately, upon returning home, many of our veterans discover that even though they have the training to perform a wide variety of jobs, the system often times fail to recognize that training. This can delay a veteran's transition into civilian life by requiring them to obtain redundant certifications which ...
The 38 men who have grown accustomed to a warm bed, clean pillows and hot dinner at the We Care cold weather shelter in Turlock will now have to find warmth elsewhere.
The California Dairy Campaign opened their new Turlock office with a bang on Wednesday. Forty local farmers and Turlock residents welcomed California Department of Forestry and Agriculture Secretary Karen Ross at the pubic event.
Geraldine A. Johnson, 71 of Turlock, passed away at Emanuel Medical Center with her family by her side. Geri was born in Crows Landing, CA to Lawrence and Adeline Rocha. She lived in this area throughout her life, graduating from Hilmar High in 1958. Geri took great pride in this accomplishment, as one of the first in her family to graduate high school. After graduation Geri continued her education, attending Valley Community College. A few years later in 1967, Geri began what would become a life long career, when she began working at Johnson's Insurance. Just 10 years later ...
Virginia Fay Black Domecq was born in 1917 in Goltry, Oklahoma. At the age of 9 months she moved with her family to Fairmont, Missouri, where the family resided until March of 1929.
Emma Alvarado, 80, passed away on Nov. 19, 2014 at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco.
Where's the outrage?
• Tracy Baez of Livingston is the mother of a 7-pound-4-ounce boy born Nov. 15 at Emanuel Medical Center.
Next week is Thanksgiving, my second favorite holiday after Christmas. It is a time when we reflect on the many blessings we enjoy. I have been here almost one year, and I have noticed many great qualities of our Stanislaus communities. I would like to express my thanks for those qualities, and what they have meant to me and my family.
The City of Turlock provides several proactive and reactive approaches for dealing with storm related problems such as flooding, water storage and contingency planning. During storm events, many problems may occur. Some of these problems are merely inconveniences while others pose serious threats to safety or property. If you have a storm related problem, you can contact Municipal Services at 668-5590. To report problems after normal business hours or on holidays, call Police Services at 668-1200.
Jeffrey Lee Brown, 35, of Irvine, CA died November 17 from the devastating disease of ALS. He was born on February 19, 1979 in Yuma, Arizona. He graduated from Liberty University Law School in May of 2013, passed the California state bar and started working as a lawyer in April of 2014.
Leona Dingler was born in Hilmar, CA to Marie and Gerald Wells on August 25, 1933. She was 81 years old.
The congregation of Turlock Covenant Church, along with staff from the City of Turlock's Neighborhood Services Unit and Parks, Recreation, and Public Facilities went to work Saturday on a project to spruce up some of the alleys on Turlock's Westside.
Lillian Tamraz Babbitt Moore passed away on November 9th 2014, she was 86 years old.
Rodney Dean "Rod" Geving, 61, Dickinson, died Thursday, October 23, 2014 at St. Mary's Hospital, Rochester, Minn., after losing his battle with cancer. Services for Rodney will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Our Redeemer's Lutheran Church, New England, with Rev. Bruce Peterson officiating. Inurnment will follow at the Rainy Butte Cemetery, south of New England. Military honors will be provided by the New England American Legion Anton Ulijohn Post 66. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church on Saturday.
After 10 years as part of the coaching staff at California State University, Stanislaus, Christina Lore has resigned from her post as head coach of the women's volleyball program.
Call them Road Warriors, or what you will. The Cal State Stanislaus women's soccer team has taken down the top seed in the West as the Warriors defeated Western Washington, 1-0, Saturday afternoon.
Living off the free throw line in the second half, the Cal State Stanislaus men's basketball team rallied to defeat Montana State Billings, 75-68, Saturday night at the Penguin Preseason Challenge.
Jared Collins, 15, of Turlock, CA passed away Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, from injuries he sustained from a dirt bike collision.