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May library events offer crafts, summer reading program kick-off

Star Wars, superheroes and butterflies will all make an appearance at local branches of the Stanislaus County Library in May.

April 30, 2015 | | Local


Best fishing of the year

From now until mid-May local fishing is at its best if you were to ask me.

April 28, 2015 | BY JAROD BALLARDO Fishing Columnist | Sports Columns


Cost of driving dips in 2015

Due to declines in gas prices and finance charges, the annual cost to own and operate a vehicle has fallen to $8,698, a nearly two percent drop from last year, according to AAA's 2015 Your Driving Costs study.

April 28, 2015 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Free lunch morphs into free health care in USA

There is a move in the California Legislature to protect the "survivor's assets" as they relate to Medicaid.

April 28, 2015 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


CDFA to host drought forum in Fresno

With nearly 100 percent of the state considered to be in a severe drought, the California State Board of Food and Agriculture will host a drought forum on Tuesday to both unite and elicit comments from all farmers, ranchers and stakeholders throughout the state.

April 28, 2015 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Carlene Anna Voight

Carlene Anna Voight was born in Turlock, CA to Karl and Bertha Whipkey and lived almost her entire life in Stanislaus County. Raised with her two brothers Ronald and Richard, the only time Carlene lived outside the county was for 14 months when her family lived in Alaska.

April 28, 2015 | | OBITS


How the other half lives in Yosemite

When my wife and I carried our bags down the red carpet into the plush lobby, I could still hardly believe it. In all the years we had visited Yosemite, we had never stayed at the lavish hotel that houses royalty, presidents and the well-to-do. I figured we never would, yet there we were.

April 24, 2015 | BY MATT JOHANSON Special to the Journal | Local


We need more models like the Patterson Logistics Training Center

A good friend of mine, Phil Alfano, Superintendent of Patterson Schools, has created an exceptional collaborative model between education, business, economic development and government to prepare young people for jobs in the growing logistics industry in Patterson. This past week a group of educators and businesspeople traveled with Phil to Southern California to check out the Norco Logistics Center, a similar collaborative in Riverside County. On the way back to Stanislaus County, Alfano spoke to a group in Kern County to share his experiences building the coalition in Patterson. Imitation is the greatest form of flattery. Phil is working directly ...

April 24, 2015 | BY DAVID L. WHITE CEO, Stanislaus Business Alliance | Editorial


Together, Turlock will survive the drought

Water. Wheat. Railroad. Prosperity. These are the words at the feet of the Central Park statue that honors one of Turlock's earliest farmers and our city's founder, John Mitchell.

April 24, 2015 | BY GARY SOISETH Mayor, City of Turlock | Editorial


Water conservation for city parks and medians

The City of Turlock's Water Conservation Task Force Committee is focusing efforts on water conservation strategies and enhancing our public education and outreach. As part of the public education and outreach, the City will be posting signs on the City's medians and parks. These signs will indicate how that particular landscape is being irrigated.

April 24, 2015 | | Local


Births April 16 to April 22

• Angelica Ballesteros of Empire is the mother of a 6-pound-2-ounce boy born April 16 at Emanuel Medical Center.

April 24, 2015 | | Births


Carol Hawkins

Carol Hawkins passed away peacefully at home, on April 21st, 2015 at the age of 98. She was the youngest of four girls born to G.W. and Emily Scholl in Seattle, Washington, and grew up near Lake Washington. She loved the clam-digging summers at her family's summer home on Bainbridge Island.

April 24, 2015 | | OBITS


Lilly Mae Cole

Lilly (Liz) Cole was born in Madera, CA on March 12, 1940. She passed away in Merced on Monday, April 20, 2015 at the age of 75. Lilly worked for over 30 years as a waitress. One of her favorite past times were her shopping trips to Wal*Mart. The most important thing in her life was her children and grandchildren. Lilly loved baking and decorating cakes. During the holidays her family members would all stop by to pick up their goodie plates of cookies and candies.

April 24, 2015 | | OBITS


Victims’ rights rally planned for Saturday

The Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office and the Stanislaus Family Justice Center is holding a Victims' Right Rally and Family Safety Fair in downtown Modesto on Saturday.

April 23, 2015 | | Local


Veterans’ meeting in Turlock

The monthly meeting for the Stanislaus County Veterans Advisory Commission will be held in Turlock on Monday.

April 23, 2015 | | Local


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Juan Alanis: The people's choice for StanCo Sheriff

Education, military service, grooming, and being part of a "good ole boy" clique can be beneficial to a candidate, but these qualities don't necessarily ...

April 17, 2018 | | Letters to the Editor


Taking a whip to Caltrans in governor’s race

John Cox wants to be governor.

April 17, 2018 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Ruth Lillian Amsbaugh

Ruth Lillian Amsbaugh went to be with the Lord on Monday April 9,2018.

April 13, 2018 | | OBITS


Claire Millicent Price

Claire Millicent Price, at the extraordinary age of 105, passed away at Casa De Modesto Retirement Center. She lived a long and fruitful life and ...

April 13, 2018 | | OBITS


Hilda Tiido

Hilda was born in Tartu, Estonia to August and Alviine Silm and passed away at that age of 96 in Modesto. She will be remembered ...

April 13, 2018 | | OBITS


David Loren Zollinger

David Loren Zollinger passed away on March 23rd, 2018 at Emmanuel Hospital in Turlock, California. He was born on April 2nd,1929 in San Fernando ...

April 13, 2018 | | OBITS


‘Bus Stop’ in Denair

The Denair Gaslight Theater is raising the curtain on their production of "Bus Stop," which will run through April 21.

April 13, 2018 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Theatre


Classical music and comedy combine for TCA show

Violinist Brad Repp and pianist/actor Aldo Gentileschi will combine their virtuosic musicianship, theatrical humor and pop culture for a performance hosted by the Turlock ...

April 13, 2018 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Music


Births April 5 to April 12

• Stephanie and Jose Garcia of Delhi are the parents of a 9-pound-1-ounce boy born April 5 at Emanuel Medical Center.

April 13, 2018 | | Births


Soiseth: No more kicking the cans down the road

In the 2014 campaign, I promised a line-by-line analysis of the city's funds. The central goals were simple: to pay down Turlock's debt ...

April 13, 2018 | BY GARY SOISETH Turlock Mayor | Editorial


Zuckerberg et al: Foxes guard the hen house

Nasim Aghdam shooting up YouTube headquarters in San Bruno is an unbalanced and inexcusable act by any civilized standard.

April 10, 2018 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Zwahlen will fight for Clean Air Act in Congress

I am very concerned about the threat to the Valley's air quality posed by the Trump administration's misguided attempts to abandon vehicle-mileage targets ...

April 10, 2018 | | Letters to the Editor


EDUCATION NOTES

Stanislaus County Office of Education will hold its "Maker Hoopla" in Modesto from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Petersen Event ...

April 10, 2018 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education


Red Cross seeks donors during National Volunteer Month

During National Volunteer Month this April, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to join in its lifesaving mission by giving blood.

April 10, 2018 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Sikhs gather for annual event

Sikhs have pushed for acceptance since first coming to America in 1899 and continue to do so as evidenced by Friday's 6th annual Sikh ...

April 10, 2018 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Local


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