Every once in a while I see someone out on the water with a dog in their boat. I've always wished that I could one day have a dog that would keep me company while out on the water. Unfortunately, all of my attempts at making our family's pet a fishing buddy have never quite worked out.
• Bana and Randy Maroukel of Turlock are the parents of a 7-pound-2-ounce boy born Dec. 15 at Emanuel Medical Center.
I don't know about you, but I get so very irritated with folks who drive and talk on their cell phone. You've seen them-numerous unsafe lane changes, fastest driver on the road, turning without signaling, etc. It is obvious that they are unable to multi-task.
The Almond Board of California announced Jan. 20 as the deadline for filing nomination petitions for one independent grower member and alternate position on the board of directors for the Almond Board of California. Each candidate must be a grower and must submit a petition signed by at least 15 independent growers of almonds (verified by the Almond Board) in order to be considered for the position. The petition must state the position for which the candidate is nominated and must be filed with the Almond Board of California, 1150 Ninth St., Suite 1500, Modesto, CA 95354.
The "Allstate Foundation License to Save Report," developed in conjunction with the National Safety Council, shows that if California implemented comprehensive graduated driver licensing laws an estimated 133 lives and $910 million could be saved annually. Nationally, if all states implemented comprehensive GDL laws, an estimated 2,000 lives and $13.6 billion could be saved per year.
Inside perhaps the toughest arena to play in the CCAA, the Cal State Stanislaus men's basketball team saw its win-streak end at three with a 91-76 setback to No. 8 Humboldt State Monday night.
Theresa Henderson had a double-double and two others Warriors were also in double figures in scoring, but those numbers didn't add up to a victory as they fell to Humboldt State, 76-60, Monday night.
Right around now is when people start fretting over creches in the public square and arguing as to whether publicly funded Christmas symbols violate the establishment clause of the First Amendment. And right about now is also when certain Jewish groups begin insisting that the answer is to place a Hanukkah menorah right next to that creche, which leads atheists to complain about a plague on both their houses.
My two kids Sonny and Sonia woke up one morning and told me they wanted to ask me to do something and said they would help if I agreed. They asked me if I would put lights up at our new temple so it would brighten up the temple for the holidays. I told them it was a great idea as long as they helped. Sonny would go help me with the lights for a couple of hours after I would get off work and Sonia would stay home and take care of my baby boy Sunil, who will turn ...
Marlys I. J. Gilbert passed away on Friday, December 9, 2011 at 9:30am. Her viewing was at Whitehurst-Norton-Dias Funeral home on Friday, December 16th from 5pm to 7pm located at 286 West Main Street in Turlock. The memorial Services will be Saturday, December 17th at 11am in Berg Hall at Covenant Village of Turlock, located at 2125 North Olive Avenue. Internment will be at Turlock Memorial Park and memorials can be given to Turlock Covenant Church or the Benevolent Fund of Covenant Village of Turlock.
Donald Carlisle Johnson was born in Berkeley, CA to Arvid and Ethel Johnson. He was the eldest of three sons. The family moved to Idaho, Washington, Indiana, and Ohio during his childhood.
Passed away at her home in Turlock, California with 68 years old, Mrs. Gonzales was a native of Alpine, Texas and graduated from Sul Russ University State of Alpine Texas. She was a Member and attended Montevista Chapel and New Life Center.
Ygnacio (Nash) Molina Esquer was born in Peoria, Arizona to Jose Angel and Amelia Esquer on September 11, 1928. He was the eldest son of four and helped move his family to California in 1942. They were farm laborers and lived in the Madera and Los Banos area for many years. At 21, he married, Josephine Raya and they lived in Los Banos where they had three children (Gil, Linda and Diane). During this time, Nash enlisted and was a proud member of the United States Army that served our country during the Korean War. After his honorable discharge he ...
Jose Miranda Jr. passed away peacefully on December 9, 2011 at the home of his cousin.
He trudged out of the water, his shirt soaked and pulled tight around his skin, glasses and hat hanging from head. He towed a pathetic pink raft behind him, completing the look of a man who had been beaten and embarrassed by the elements.
Swanson-Centennial Park, the newly renamed park on Countryside Drive, opened for dog business this month with the addition of a fenced off area. A $35,000 donation by the Swanson Family and Pet Extreme made the dog park a reality.
Shirley is survived by her husband Dean Hill, brother Robert Horine; daughters Judy (James) Allen and Kathie (Joseph) Wright; step-children Michael Hill, Linda Hill Mobley, Janet (Anthony) Watts-Clement; grandchildren Brian Allen, Shirley Spycher, Laura Allen, Sheri Icedo, David Worstell and Steven Worstell; step grandchildren Matthew Watts, Rachel Watts, Jessica Watts and Molly Mobley, 15 great-grandchildren, and 2 great, great-grandchildren. Shirley is preceded in death by her parents Melvin and Pearl (Beth) Horine, and sisters Annetta Cochran and June Thomson.
Gabriel Anthony Guerrero was granted his angel wings on July 16, 2014.
Fred Yow, 67, of Delhi, passed away at Emanuel Medical Center. Fred was preceded in death by his mother and a sister Janette Yow. He is survived by Pam Yow; children: Angela (Joseph) Matrisciano, Michele Yow-Thomas, Christina Yow, Fredrick (Jason) Yow, Niki Yow, and Joseph Yow, step-children Christina Andree and Jennifer Andree, his father LeBoyice Yow; siblings: Sherry Mingus and Gloria Yorston; and grandchildren: Arieonna, Mariah, Hayley, Gavin, Angelina, Adaline, Brayden, and Benjamin.
David was born in Turlock to Arturo Sanchez and Linda Cervantes and passed away at the age of 39 in Turlock. He was a caring man who would help anyone in need. He was apostolic and loved God as well as his children and family. David was affectionately known as "Uncle Donner" by his nieces and nephews. He was an avid 49ers fan, loved riding bikes and snacking on candy and sweets.
The Turlock Association of Police Officers is planning on helping kids get through the dog days of summer with free pool passes.
Life jackets are one of the most valuable pieces of equipment on a boat. A lot of owners spend huge amounts of money on radio systems, wakeboard towers, downriggers, power poles, and other luxury items on their boats. When it comes to life jackets though, a lot of times they couldn't tell you what sizes they have and some of them even keep them stowed away under a seat compartment somewhere.
An ancient ritual was performed at the newest home to Turlock's public safety departments on Friday, in the form of a Masonic cornerstone ceremony.
James E. Virgo left us on July 22 doing what he loved, working in his yard and garden. Jim was born July 24, 1934 in Modesto, CA. He lived his entire life in Turlock and Delhi, attending Turlock High School. He retired from Turlock Irrigation District as a line supervisor in 1994. He also worked for a time at Leedom Tire Shop. Jim's served in the National Guard.
A beloved Matriarch of our family has left us but her twinkling eyes and vibrant smile will remain in our hearts forever. Mary Valle was a life-long resident of Turlock. She was the youngest of 10 children and the last surviving child. Mary met and married Raul Valle while they were in high school. They were married 66 years and welcomed two daughters, Loretta and Jeannie. Mary and Raul were small business owners. Mary later worked for Lela's Dress Shop where she loved helping young brides prepare for their weddings. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren ...
William John Smith, Jr. was better known by his friends as 'Billy from Philly'. Billy's journey started June 26, 1954 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Born to William and Margaret Smith, Bill went on to be raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Bill called the Central Valley home for over 20 years and is survived by his wife Marcia Fowle, step-son Kevin Adler along with his wife and son of San Francisco, his brother, Michael B. Smith of Delaware, sister, Deborah L. Dangler of Virginia, brother, Daniel T. Smith of Virginia and sister, Cheryl A. Lentine of Pennsylvania and many aunts ...
Inefficient use of water may be costing your business more than you think. Follow these simple, yet effective practices around the workplace to avoid unnecessary water waste and to conserve our precious resource.
A visitation will be held from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Turlock Funeral Home, 425 N. Soderquist Rd., in Turlock.