On Aug. 29, 2016, the Governor approved Senate Bill 814 which requires urban water suppliers to establish a method to identify and discourage residential excessive water use. The legislation applies to residential customers only and authorizes water agencies to charge residential customers for excessive water use.
Hazel M. Rehana was born in the fall of 1938 in Hulburt Oklahoma. The youngest child to Joseph and Margaret Johnston, Hazel married the love of her life, William, in January of 1971 and together they raised their families. Hazel loved her family with all her heart and she will be deeply missed.
Joe was born in Oakdale and grew up on the West Side (Newman, Gustine and Stevinson). He served in the Navy during WWII, allowing him the privilege of seeing the flag raised on Iwo Jima. He married Loreta (Rita) Lowe in 1947 and raised four children while a mechanic for Nutcher's Tractor, Leduc Ford and Tri Valley Growers. In 1972, in addition to his mechanic duties at TVG, Joe began farming walnuts in Gustine, in 1999 Joe sold the walnut ranch and moved to Turlock to enjoy complete retirement.
Helen M. King Born in Vilas, Florida on February 29, 1924. She passed away on January 21, 2017. She died peacefully at home surrounded by her family and loved ones near & far.
Local branches of the Stanislaus County Library will offer a number of book clubs, crafting events and special programs throughout the month of February.
CALIFORNIA EGG PRODUCTION: California's egg production during December totaled 302.2 million, up 17 million from November's production and up 13 million from December 2015. The all layers during the month totaled 12.2 million, up 3 percent from last month, but down 1 percent from December 2015. Eggs per 100 layers during the month were 2,487, compared to 2,426 a month earlier, and 2,346 in December 2015.
A temporary personnel change in the City of Turlock's senior leadership will soon be effective, as City Manager Gary Hampton will be out on leave for a medical procedure for approximately four weeks.
The 16th season of the Merced Shakespearefest has kicked off with a production of "Troilus and Cressida," in partnership with Merced College.
I'm happy. I can now flush my toilet.
Willie Durand Porter, 64, passed away on January 17, 2017. He was the widower of Deborah Renell Porter. Willie is survived by his five children, La Tasha, Rosa, Julia, Ashley, William Jr. and his seven grandchildren.
Donald Carl Swanson passed away peacefully January 21, 2017 at Alexander Cohen Hospice House surrounded by his loving family.
Artie Brooks entered into his rest on Friday, January 20, 2017. He was a WWII Veteran and U.S. Army PFC. Artie was a retired home builder and property developer.
Michael A. Balesteri, 71 of Turlock passed away at his home on January 13, 2017. He was born and raised in Monterey County and has resided in Turlock the past 26 years.
Jeanette passed away from cancer very unexpectedly. She graduated from Turlock High School in 1953. Her passion was music, singing in the Mixed Chorus, Girls Glee, Choir and the Girls Octet. She loved driving her 1936 Plymouth with her crazy friends and having fun. She met the love of her life Louie Aja in Turlock when he and his Navy buddy Mel Oliveira were cruising Main St! She was a member of Turlock Horsemen Club where many family memories were made, Livingston American Legion Auxiliary and Hilmar Y.L.I. Jeanette retired after 25 years at Selma Herndon school in ...
On Friday, January 20, 2017, Hedy received her angel wings and is now in the loving arms of God in Heaven.
• Bertha Reynoso of Dos Palos is the mother of a 6-pound-9-ounce girl born Feb. 19 at Emanuel Medical Center.
No sooner had Coyote Creek overflowed in San Jose on Monday forcing 225 residents to flee knee deep water, then the buzz started about how ...
First Step Dental held its annual elementary school field trip day on Friday in celebration of Dental Health Month. Schools were invited to bring the ...
Emanuel Medical Center is hosting a free seminar with a Stanford surgeon to promote colon cancer awareness.
It is with great sadness that we say good-bye to our beloved husband, father, grandfather, Robert "Bob" LeRoy Santos who passed away peacefully February 13 ...
Don Kelly Shackelford, age 66, passed away Monday, February 13th, 2017. He was born in Turlock, CA on June 24rd, 1950, son of Virginia Shackelford ...
Our beloved Uncle Bob passed away February 6, 2017 at the age of 91 after a short illness. With much joy and a shout of ...
Elaine Rose Barnett passed away on February, 20, 2017 at the age of 81 in Turlock, CA.
Iconic children's author Dr. Seuss will be honored through a number of events at local branches of the Stanislaus County Library throughout the month ...
The Prospect Theater Project is performing the acclaimed David Mamet play "Glengarry Glen Ross" over the next three weeks.
The Carnegie Arts Center is welcoming Central West Ballet Artistic Director René Daveluy and dancers from the upcoming production of "Coppelia" to discuss and showcase ...
Diane Marie Vasconcellos, 67, of Turlock, passed away Saturday, February 18, 2017 at her home.
How high's the water, mama?
• Charmaine Renee Tanis of Modesto is the mother of a 7-pound-8-ounce girl born Feb. 8 at Emanuel Medical Center.