Down in the valley - Manteca, Modesto, Hanford, Bakersfield, Fresno, Stockton, Turlock, and virtually every other community - is where the proverbial rubber hits the road in terms of immigration whether it is legal or otherwise.
How to explain the utter emptiness of the Turlock government's recent campaign reform gesture? Consider the backdrop. The recent farmer's market flap disrupted the mayor's scheme to ram a wealthy political donor's for-profit operation into the downtown site so successfully cultivated by the Turlock Certified Farmer's Market, and gave a black eye to the image he needs for personal political advancement. The episode in turn invigorated a TIN CUP campaign that likewise stands to complicate his good ol' boy approach to running the city and thus his career plans.
One of my favorite holidays of the year is the 4th of July. It is a special day where we as Americans despite our many differences all come together to celebrate what a great country we live in..
• Jennifer Souza of Turlock is the mother of a 7-pound 15-ounce boy born June 23 at Emanuel Medical Center.
Wednesday, at the ninth annual Veteran of the Year Recognition Luncheon, Michael Sneed was honored as the 12th Assembly District 2016 Veteran of the Year by Assemblymember Kristen Olsen.
Reforms in government are never easy, but they're often necessary. As the great grandson of some of Turlock's first farmers and residents, I'm committed to preserve our history as a small, close-knit community. As mayor, I'm also committed to reforms that acknowledge our need to be accountable, unbiased and transparent in how Turlock conducts business now and into the future.
Raymond Meza, 84, was born in Brawley, CA, to the late Esteban and Guadalupe Meza. A loving son, husband, father, grandfather, and brother, he died at his home in El Paso, TX.
It was a Saturday morning ritual for way too many years.
On June 25, I parked my car on Main Street in front of the Vintage Lounge and was told by a young girl that I had to pay $5 as the space was for valet parking only. I explained to her that it was a public street and I would not pay for valet parking on a public street and that she should call her employer and have him explain to me how legally he could charge a fee.
The community is rallying around a Keyes family whose 11-year-old son drowned during a Modesto Reservoir camp outing with $9,820 raised for his burial through GoFundMe as of Tuesday afternoon.
• Ana and Lucas Tovar of Turlock are the parents of an 8-pound-14-ounce girl born June 16 at Emanuel Medical Center.
Get ready for the big lie - or at least being misled whether it is intentional or not.
Sustainable landscaping is the use of design and maintenance practices that work harmoniously with the local climate and soils. Sustainable landscapes are adapted to the area's rainfall patterns and can thrive with minimal watering. Further, a sustainable landscape typically does not require pesticides or fertilizers and creates little or no waste.
Ruth Louise Hamstad, 95, of Turlock, went to her Heavenly home on June 20, 2016 at Covenant Village in Turlock. Ruth was married to Norman Hamstad on February 1, 1941 in Turlock who preceded her in death in 2006.
June was born in Clear Lake, Iowa of Swedish immigrant parents, Swan and Gertrude Peterson on June 29,1918. She went home to glory on June 17,2016.
Leona was born in Modesto, CA to Bernard and Ruth Farr. She is preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, and her husband Bill ...
Jack Clements, 67, passed away July 26, 2016 in Delhi, CA.
Long time Turlock physician, Kenneth Mitchem, passed away July 25, 2016, in Vancouver, WA, where he had moved recently to be closer to his family.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Willis "Bill" Turner Sperry, age 90, passed away on July 20, 2016, Hughson, Ca.
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 ...
• Miryam Guerrero and Bradley Blodgett of Turlock are the parents of an 8-pound-10-ounce girl born July 13 at Emanuel Medical Center.
Doug Lemcke tried to scam me on Thursday.
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 ...
The Turlock Police Department will be hosting a Citizens Police Academy starting Sept. 8.
After nine years of teaching students, Brian LaFountain will now lead them as the new principal of Denair Charter Academy.
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.