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Mary Elizabeth Thomas

Mary (Betty) Thomas, 89, of Turlock passed away peacefully at Brandel Manor. Betty was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania to William and Edith Ryan, the youngest of their seven children. She went to school in Pennsylvania. After high school she worked in a defense plant in New Jersey during World War II. She later worked for General Motors. Mary met her future husband, Clarence (Tom) Thomas, while she was working in Pennsylvania and he was in the Army. They were married in 1959 and moved to Turlock California where they raised their family. Betty was active in the First United Methodist ...

March 20, 2014 | | OBITS


Lola Moore

Lola Moore, 77, of Turlock, passed away at Emanuel Medical Center. Lola was born in Torrance CA to Robert and Nadine Drennen. She grew up and attended school in the Los Angeles area. She later moved to Fresno where she met her future husband JM Moore who had just completed his tour of duty in the Army. They lived in the Los Angeles area before moving to the Central Valley in 1966. Lola was a homemaker who took great pride in her home and family. She enjoyed many hobbies. She taught herself to sew and through the years she made ...

March 20, 2014 | | OBITS


AMERICAN LEGION'S 95TH ANNIVERSARY

American Legion Hughson Post 872 and Sons of the American Legion Squadron 88 celebrated the Legion's 95th anniversary with a scavenger hunt, raffle and family event at the Turlock Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram dealership on Saturday.

March 18, 2014 | | Local


Distinguished Young Women 2014 Winners

Twenty-four junior girls, representing five different local high schools, competed in this year's Distinguished Young Women of Turlock scholarship program (formerly known as Turlock's Junior Miss). Henna Hundal and Laci Rojas each earned $850 in scholarship funds for winning the DYW of Turlock and DYW of Greater Turlock awards. First runner-up Cailie Fuentes earned $500 and second runner-up Brooklyn Boice earned $300.

March 18, 2014 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


The total costs of crude oil

Even if I walked to work each day, I would still be indebted for my daily bread to cars and trucks. The many goods we buy in stores arrive at their destinations courtesy of the internal combustion engine. Motors and engines are woven into the warp and weft of all our economic activity from farming to manufacturing. Although small amounts of biofuels are mixed with the gasoline we purchase, most of the fuel we use comes from crude oil.

March 18, 2014 | BY DR. E. KIRSTEN PETERS | Editorial


'Sounds of Celebration'

Community members enjoyed the voices and performances of over 900 choir, orchestra and band students of the Turlock Unified School District on Saturday at the Festival on the Green event. The third annual festival was created to showcase student talent in one collective, community event rather than dispersing the performances over several nights of the week as in years past. Pitman High School's gym was filled with lyrical sound as students performed for friends, family and District supporters.

March 18, 2014 | BY CANDY PADILLA Turlock Journal | Education


Theresa Rowan Simko

Theresa was born in San Francisco to Matthew and Alice Rowan and passed away in Turlock at the age of 50. Theresa graduated from Turlock High School in 1981 and UC Davis in 1985.

March 18, 2014 | | OBITS


Noel E. (Mel) Richard

Mel, 95, of Turlock has passed away. Mel was born and raised in Hobart, Tasmania Australia. He was a veteran of World War Two serving the Australian Navy. He was a member of American Legion Post 88 of Turlock. Mel was an Author and an amazing poet.

March 18, 2014 | | OBITS


Howard Austin Drew

Howard was born in Long Beach, CA to Reginald and Judy Drew in 1970 and passed away in Turlock at the age of 43. He attended Turlock High School where he played football, wrestled and was on the honor roll. After school he joined the Marines where he served in Desert Storm. He was a talented carpenter and worked in the construction business for 20 years; he enjoyed building things with his hands just to show he could do it. Howard spent time traveling around the world as part of the Portuguese Bull Fighting Suicide Squad, for 16 years. He ...

March 18, 2014 | | OBITS


Dr. Leon L. Allen

Dr. Leon L. Allen passed away Saturday, March 15 in Jamestown California. He was the oldest son of Harry L. and Vivian M. Allen of Union, New Jersey. He was born in North Arlington, New Jersey April 9, 1926. He was a medic in the Army during WWII serving on the USS Milne Hospital ship. After honorable discharge in 1946 he attended Washington Missionary College and graduated a Math major. He attended Loma Linda University and graduated with a doctorate in medicine in 1954. He was married to his beloved wife Opal Johnson in 1953 they were married for 59 ...

March 18, 2014 | | OBITS


Warrior run comes to heartbreaking end

The Cal State Stanislaus men's basketball team's amazing run came to a shocking end as Chico State edged the Warriors, 81-80, Monday night at the NCAA West Region Championship game.

March 18, 2014 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | College


Warriors rally for OT win, advance to semifinals

Clinton Tremelling's three-pointer forced overtime and the Warriors controlled the extra period as the No. 7 seed Cal State Stanislaus beat No. 2 Seattle Pacific, 80-72, in a NCAA Championship West Region game on Friday.

March 14, 2014 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | College


Births March 6 to March 12

• Kayla Simonsen of Modesto is the mother of a 7-pound-8-ounce boy born March 6 at Emanuel Medical Center.

March 14, 2014 | | Births


Brothers who saved niece hailed

Two young men were heralded at Monday's Ceres City Council meeting for saving the life of their 18-month-old niece who was found in the bottom of a swimming pool in Ceres one Saturday morning last month.

March 14, 2014 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Local


HAL DAVID DILL

Hal David Dill, born in Turlock, Ca March 11, 1951. Hal lived in Siskiyu County since 1996 and passed over February 27, 2014 to join his mother and father Floy and Howard Dill and his nephew Stewart Hedstrom. He is survived by his wife Becky Dill, daughter Amy Dill, sister's Donna Hedstrom, Wanada Slaven and extended family and friends. Hal loved helping others. His passion was photography and playing his Native flutes. He worked in auto body as a body and paint man for 42 years. He always had a positive attitude and an infectious smile. He will be ...

March 14, 2014 | | OBITS


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Diane Marie Vasconcellos

Diane Marie Vasconcellos, 67, of Turlock, passed away Saturday, February 18, 2017 at her home.

February 21, 2017 | | OBITS


Daniel “Danny” Mireles

Daniel "Danny"

February 21, 2017 | | OBITS


The problem with California conceit

How high's the water, mama?

February 21, 2017 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Births Feb. 8 to Feb. 15

• Charmaine Renee Tanis of Modesto is the mother of a 7-pound-8-ounce girl born Feb. 8 at Emanuel Medical Center.

February 17, 2017 | | Births


Remember when boycotts meant something?

The good old days. That's when you shopped for items based on prices and what they were selling you and not the political views ...

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


State Water Board readopts water conservation regulations

On May 9, 2016 Governor Brown issued an Executive Order calling for the State Water Board to adjust emergency water conservation regulations in response to ...

February 17, 2017 | | Government


Mildred Adelyn Carlson

Our mother went to meet her Savior the morning of January 30th, 2017 in the comfort of her home at 92 years of age. Mildred ...

February 17, 2017 | | OBITS


Mitsuyo Shiba

Mitsuyo Shiba passed peacefully February 10 at Alexander Cohen Hospice House. She was born in San Francisco third of five children to Kimiyo and Sadata ...

February 17, 2017 | | OBITS


Joe D. Vasquez

Joe D. Vasquez passed away at the age of 72 on Monday, February 13, 2017 while being in hospice care at home. Joe was born ...

February 17, 2017 | | OBITS


Dallas Nester

Dallas Nester, 73, passed away Monday, February 6, 2017 at Emanuel Hospital losing his battle with cancer. Dallas was born in Oklahoma and moved to ...

February 16, 2017 | | OBITS


Oroville Dam: Honestly, what do we expect?

Want to see California's future?

February 14, 2017 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


County declares state of emergency due to flooding

The Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors declared the county to be in a state of emergency Tuesday, in response to continued rain in the area ...

February 14, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Government


Ruth Viola “Vi” Nelson

Vi was born in Turlock and went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, January 25. She was the youngest of five children born to ...

February 14, 2017 | | OBITS


Debra B. Stevens (Strom)

A committed and beautiful loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister and aunt passed peacefully in the early morning hours of her 60th birthday in Mission ...

February 14, 2017 | | OBITS


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