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Storm-related problems and flood prevention

The City of Turlock provides several proactive methods of dealing with storm related problems such as flooding, water storage and contingency planning.

January 06, 2017 | | Government


Annie Juanita Madsen

Annie was born in 1928 as the youngest of 8 children in Winters, Texas to the late Charles and Annie Hendricks. The family moved to California in 1947, settled in Ceres, and began attending First Baptist Church in Modesto. She attended Ceres High School. She married Edward Madsen in 1949. Raised 3 children- Janna, Gary and Jim. Worked in management with Ed for Sprouse Ritz department store and co-owned Northway Variety Store in downtown Hughson. Upon retirement, she and Ed enjoyed working together as kiwi farmers, traveling to farmer's markets each week. Anita's hobbies included reading her Bible ...

January 06, 2017 | | OBITS


Margaret Anita Hunter

Margaret Anita Hunter was born in Oakland, CA to Robert Sr. & Vada (Hughes) Prusso on December 30, 1919. A beautiful child, she was "discovered" at age 3 while playing on the beach and then signed to act in "Our Gang" shorts, the predecessor to "The Little Rascals". As a child, she lived briefly in Oklahoma where she survived a tornado and later, in 1933, the Long Beach CA. earthquake.

January 06, 2017 | | OBITS


Joseph Carl Stout

Joseph Carl Stout, 86, of Turlock, passed away on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at Memorial Hospital. Joseph was born in Lancaster, Ohio and enlisted in the United States Air Force after he graduated from High School. After his honorable discharge he lived in southern California where he married his wife Gerralyn Quinn on December 1, 1956. Joseph was a Civil Engineer for 35 years. He settled in Turlock four years ago.

January 06, 2017 | | OBITS


Ruby V. Torosian

Ruby Viola Torosian, 90, of Turlock, died Saturday at Emanuel Medical Center. She was born near Scotland, South Dakota, the 5th of 8 children born to lifelong farmers Gottlieb and Theresa Frey.

January 05, 2017 | | OBITS


Brooks James Rushing

The family of Brooks J. Rushing announces his passing on December 30, 2016 with his family by his side. Brooks was born in Fortuna, CA to Hiram and Mae Rushing on October 12, 1935.

January 05, 2017 | | OBITS


Merced area artists highlighted in Carnegie exhibit

The Carnegie Arts Center is presenting the exhibition The Rebirth of the Muse: Works by Members of the Contemporary Humanitarian Artists Association in the Lobby Galleries from Jan. 11 through April 23.

January 05, 2017 | | ARTS/LEISURE


Free GED program at MJC Community Education

Modesto Junior College Community Education is offering a free, student focused program to help people earn their General Education Diplomas.

January 05, 2017 | | Education


HEALTHCARE HERO

Covenant Care at Home is an amazing place primarily because of the people who work there. Each has learned the Malmberg approach to caregiving - treat the patient as a family member and remember that this could be you. The staff embrace their highs and lows with the same level of commitment and caring. Led by Ronda Malmberg and an incredible team of women and men, they bring quality care to patients, one at a time, at home. One outstanding team member is Jill Chiesa.

January 05, 2017 | BY JEFFREY LEWIS Special to the Journal | Local


Uncle Sam lies to young adults about smoking

Does anyone really believe a teen or 20 something that smokes is going to kick the habit because of commercials blaring "the fact" non-smokers make $10,000 more a year than smokers?

January 03, 2017 | BY DENNIS WYATTt Turlock Journal | Editorial


Rojas: Thank you to my supporters

As we begin the new year, I wish to take this opportunity to thank the voters in Turlock, Denair and Hughson who supported my re-election as Trustee for Area 3 of The Yosemite Community College District.

January 03, 2017 | | Letters to the Editor


Edward Joseph Enos

On Christmas night, December 25, 2016, Edward Joseph Enos, 81 years old left this earth to be in heaven. A loving husband, father, brother, uncle, grandfather, and great grand father. He will be remembered forever in our hearts.

January 03, 2017 | | OBITS


Riva Jeanne Linn Lee Stadtler

Riva Jeanne Linn Lee Stadtler passed away Dec 15th, 2016 at her home in Oakdale after a long hard battle with cancer. She was 83.

December 30, 2016 | | OBITS


Betty Jane Klaproth

Betty was born in Oakland, CA to Manuel and Lillian Moura and passed away at the age of 92 at Alexander Cohen Hospice House. She was married to LeMarr Klaproth for 69 years before his passing in 2013. Betty found joy in caring for others, she spent a lot of time visiting friends and family in nursing homes, teaching yoga and helping anyone who was in need. Betty treasured time spent with her family.

December 30, 2016 | | OBITS


49ers fans and Turlock should be proud of Kap

Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers gave their fans a long-awaited gift on Christmas Eve: a rousing, comeback win over the Los Angeles Rams to snap their 13-game losing streak. The quarterback's two touchdown passes, his 13-yard-run for a third touchdown and especially his bold and inventive two-point play for the lead reminded us what a special athlete he is.

December 30, 2016 | BY MATT JOHANSON Special to the Journal | Sports Columns


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Mrs. Maria Alvarina

Souto passed away peacefully at her residence on Thursday, January 12, 2017, surrounded by her family. She was 66 years old and was born in ...

January 21, 2017 | | OBITS


Lora “Marguerite” Flora

Marguerite Flora was born in Norcatur, Kansas. She was the second youngest of 8 children. The family moved to Nebraska when she was five years ...

January 21, 2017 | | OBITS


Rejecting Obamacare and finding a way for affordable healthcare

It has been nearly seven years since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) became law, and the promise made to make healthcare affordable for all Americans ...

January 20, 2017 | BY CONGRESSMAN JEFF DENHAM | Editorial


Will Trump yank high speed funds?

Hanford is a true San Joaquin Valley city.

January 20, 2017 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Will Trump yank high speed funds?

Hanford is a true San Joaquin Valley city.

January 20, 2017 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Salmon the spotlight of annual school program

It's not every day that a school of fish actually gets to go to school.

January 20, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education


Local mayor impressed by smooth transfer of power

Ceres Mayor Chris Vierra had a ringside seat to the transfer of power from the administration of Barack Obama to Donald J. Trump on Friday ...

January 20, 2017 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Government


Kenneth Kay Selee

Kenneth Kay Selee passed away quietly last week from complications of dementia and neuropathy at the age of 83. Ken is survived by his loving ...

January 19, 2017 | | OBITS


Maria Alvarina Souto

Mrs. Maria Alvarina Souto passed away peacefully at her residence on Thursday, January 12, 2017, surrounded by her family. She was 66 years old and ...

January 19, 2017 | | OBITS


Turlock Community Theatre brings Garrison Keillor to town

Beloved American storyteller and radio host Garrison Keillor will be appearing at the Turlock Community Theatre on Tuesday.

January 19, 2017 | | ARTS/LEISURE


Celebrated country singer to open Stanislaus County Fair

The 2017 run of the Stanislaus County Fair will kick-off with a performance from country superstar LeAnn Rimes.

January 19, 2017 | | ARTS/LEISURE


1984, PBS, preschool and $400M

I tend to watch TV is on Saturday nights when I'm vegging out for a few hours watching episodes I've memorized of "Law ...

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


Report highlights California’s progress towards sustainable water management

California continued to make significant advances towards sustainable water management in 2016, according to an implementation report prepared by several California agencies that details the ...

January 17, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Government


Tune In and Tune Up set for Saturday

The San Joaquin Valley Air District is holding a Tune In and Tune Up event from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Stanislaus ...

January 17, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Douglas Albert Wood

Douglas was born in Oklahoma to Albert and Lena Wood in 1931 and passed away in Modesto at the age of 85.

January 17, 2017 | | OBITS


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