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Sierra wildfire now state's fourth-largest

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (AP) - The wildfire burning in and around Yosemite National Park has become the fourth-largest conflagration in modern California history, fire officials said Sunday as clouds and higher humidity helped crews further contain the biggest blaze in the United States this year.

September 03, 2013 | | Local


Immigration reform important labor issue

Each year on Labor Day, we take time to reflect on the productivity of America's workers and our responsibility as a nation to support their efforts.

August 30, 2013 | BY U.S. AG SECRETARY TOM VILSACK | Editorial


Slamming farmers while praising Internet billionaires

Come October literally hundreds if not thousands of tons of "food" will be plowed under throughout the Central Valley.

August 30, 2013 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Viola L. Baptista

Born Viola Lillie Louis on August 27, 1915 to Joseph and Virgie Louis (Lewis) in Turlock, CA. She graduated from Livingston High School in 1933, Married to Leslie Anthony Baptista on June 1, 1936 in Turlock, CA . Together they raised their 4 children in Stevinson, CA. Viola was a full time homemaker and later on she worked with her good friend, Ruby Willoughby at the Post Office in Stevinson, CA, where she later became the Post Mistress for many years, from which she retired. From Stevinson they moved to the Country Living Park in Hilmar in 1989. From 2006 she ...

August 30, 2013 | | OBITS


Births Aug. 22 to Aug. 27

• Kathryn Ramsour of Turlock is the mother of a 7-pound -7-ounce boy born August 22 at Emanuel Medical Center.

August 29, 2013 | | Births


Donald Raymond Olson Sr.

Donald Raymond Olson Sr. born May 26, in 1927 in Turlock, CA. He passed away August 23, 2013. He was preceded in death by his wife Lena Lou Olson in 1988, his son Donald Raymond Olson Jr. in 2004 and his son Richard M. Olson Sr. in 2010. He is survived by 5 grandsons; Richard M. Olson Jr. (Cherie), Donald R. Olson III (Diane), Travis W. Olson Sr. (Cassie), Aaron C. Olson, and Shand D. Olson, 12 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren.

August 28, 2013 | | OBITS


Gloria A. Garcia

Gloria Ann Garcia, 60, of Turlock, CA, passed away peacefully in her home August 22, 2013. Gloria was born October 9, 1952, in Gustine, CA, the daughter of Charles Pata and Rose Silva Pata. She graduated from Turlock High School in 1970. Gloria worked at Foster Farms in Turlock, as a bookkeeper for 26 years before suffering a stem stroke in 1998. Gloria loved spending time with her family and friends. Gloria is survived by her son Nathan (Kate) Garcia, and his father Alfred Garcia; brother Bobby (Karen) Silva; two nephews and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and close friends. She ...

August 28, 2013 | | OBITS


Loretta J. Shepherd

Loretta Joanne Parish Shepherd, passed on August 20, 2013, born to Bernard & Ethel Cowling in San Francisco, Ca. on July 3rd 1925. Pre-deceased by Husbands Aston Parish, 1955, and Harry R. Shepherd, 1987. She is also preceded in death by daughter Sylvia Parish, and Son William Aston Parish.

August 28, 2013 | | OBITS


Sally Lou Fairbank

Sally Fairbank, 58, beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, was born in Visalia to Hoyle and Nancy Spears. She lost her battle with cancer on Aug. 8 in Poulsbo, WA. Sally is survived by her husband, Tad Fairbank, children Brandon (Beka) Hallum, Nancy Covarrubias, and Clayton (Elizabeth) Hallum, and sisters Carlotta Land and Jane (Scott) Mooneyham. She also leaves grandson Cameron (Abby Haggstrom) Hallum and their daughter Callie Lou, grandson Max Covarrubias, and nieces and nephews. Sally was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Odell Spears.Family and friends are invited to attend the celebration of her life at ...

August 28, 2013 | | OBITS


Stanislaus women's soccer favored to win CCAA

Cal State Stanislaus and UC San Diego, for the third consecutive year, have been selected to win their respective divisions in the upcoming 2013 California Collegiate Athletic Association women's soccer season following a poll of conference head coaches.

August 27, 2013 | | College


Opening weekend nearly perfect for TYF

Turlock Youth Football opened the 2013 season with the Vikings hosting the Manteca Jaguars and the 49ers traveling to Ceres to take on the Seahawks.

August 27, 2013 | BY JOHN BUDWORTH Community contributor | Youth


New church plant shines beacon of light on local families

A lighthouse is a tower-like structure built to steer mariners, in dense fog or dark nights, away from cliffs, land and shorelines, coral reefs and other potentially hazardous areas. Not unlike a church helping families through the treacherous waters of today's culture.

August 27, 2013 | BY LYNNE THOMPSON Community contributor | Local


Turlock man arrested in stolen car in Ceres

Tommy Kong, 23, of Turlock, faces several charges after leading Ceres police on a high-speed pursuit in a stolen vehicle on Aug. 20.

August 27, 2013 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Crime


If fire fee goes away, Cal Fire needs 'George Runner Rule'

Wildfires, they say, are getting worse.

August 27, 2013 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Rim fire smoke poses local air quality threat

The Yosemite-area Rim fire has prompted local air officials to issue a health cautionary statement for smoke impacts at various locations in the Valley through the weekend.

August 27, 2013 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


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Denair High offers new ag, drama courses

Denair High students interested in ag or drama will have new electives from which to choose in the upcoming school year, Denair Unified School District ...

July 26, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education


Death penalty reform is the answer for California

Dear Editor,

July 26, 2016 | | Letters to the Editor


'The mountains are calling and I must go'

Why do I hike? I was wondering that Monday as I was bypassing snow nearing the 14,232-foot summit of White Mountain, California's third ...

July 26, 2016 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Shirrell Ann Dunkin

Shirrell Dunkin, 69, of Modesto, passed away at Alexander Cohen Hospice House. Shirrell was born in Yuba City, CA to Fred and Maxine Camren. She ...

July 26, 2016 | | OBITS


Willis “Bill”, T. Sperry

Willis "Bill" Turner Sperry, age 90, passed away on July 20, 2016, Hughson, Ca.

July 26, 2016 | | OBITS


Don't waste time trying to outthink a fish

A lot of anglers make fishing too complicated. To me, this explains how someone with limited experience and skill can catch fish on days where ...

July 26, 2016 | BY JAROD BALLARDO Fishing columnist | Sports Columns


Births July 13 to July 20

• Miryam Guerrero and Bradley Blodgett of Turlock are the parents of an 8-pound-10-ounce girl born July 13 at Emanuel Medical Center.

July 22, 2016 | | Births


You never know where the next scam will pop up

Doug Lemcke tried to scam me on Thursday.

July 22, 2016 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Editorial


Save your trees during the drought

As we all have cut back on watering our yards, and some have stopped all together, we must remember the impact the drought has on ...

July 22, 2016 | | Government


Registration opens for Citizen Academy

The Turlock Police Department will be hosting a Citizens Police Academy starting Sept. 8.

July 22, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Denair Charter Academy welcomes new principal

After nine years of teaching students, Brian LaFountain will now lead them as the new principal of Denair Charter Academy.

July 22, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education


Turlock Journal paper deliverer dies on route

The California Highway Patrol said the Friday morning death of a Turlock Journal carrier delivering newspapers on Linwood Avenue was likely attributed to medical problems.

July 22, 2016 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Local


James Newton Allen, Jr.

James is survived by his wife Teeny Allen; children Michael Allen of Modesto and Sandy (Mike) Fraser of Walnut Creek; siblings Phyllis Skidgel of Colorado ...

July 21, 2016 | | OBITS


UC Merced growth plan gets approval

The University of California, Merced, received final approval from the UC Board of Regents Thursday for an expansion plan that will nearly double the physical ...

July 21, 2016 | | Education


Veteran workshops planned for Turlock, Ripon

The Veterans Service Off ices in Stanislaus and San Joaquin counties will be hosting two veteran workshops with U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) to ...

July 21, 2016 | | Local


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