The Stanislaus Economic Development and Workforce Alliance has officially set up shop inside the Turlock Chamber of Commerce.
Denise Cowan, 90, died Oct. 21 in White Plains, NY. Burial and services will be held at 2 p.m. on Nov. 6 at San Juaquin National Cemetery in Santa Nella.
Anthony "Tony" Chavez, 15 months, passed away at UCSF Children's Hospital after a long battle with Severe Combined Immune Deficiency Disorder. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 3. The funeral service will begin at 3 p.m. on Tuesday following the visitation, both will be at Allen Mortuary, 247 North Broadway, in Turlock. In honor of Tony's enthusiasm for life, the family requests that you wear bright, cheerful colors to his service.
Lorraine Murray passed away peacefully in Turlock on Oct. 29 at the age of 83. A viewing will be held from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 2 at Allen Mortuary. The funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 3 at Allen Mortuary, with burial to follow at Turlock Memorial Park.
A memorial service will be held for Ralph A. Bredenberg at Crossroads Church at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 7.
Irmia Beyt-Ashour, 71, of Turlock, died Oct. 28 in Turlock. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Nov. 1 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Service, 286 West Main St., Turlock.
A funeral mass will be held for Maria Espindola, 83, at 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 2 at St. Jude's Church in Ceres. Burial will follow at Turlock Memorial Park.
Patrick Elliott Butler, 80, of Turlock, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Oct. 28, after a long illness. A family service will take place at a later date.
Parviz Panahi, 80, passed away on Sept. 14 at home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 3 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with burial following at Turlock Memorial Park.
Myra Reynolds Stockard, 82, of Merced, passed away on Monday, Oct. 5 at home with her family at her side. During her long illness Myra and the family appreciated the caring assistants provided by the California Home Health Care and Hospice. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 6 at the Merced United Methodist Church. Rev. Jay Pierce will officiate. Rev. Raymon Womack officiated at the graveside service at Old Hall Cemetery in Lewisville, Texas on Oct. 14.
Our little angel, Colten James Smith, was called home on Oct. 23. A celebration of life will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 1, at Allen Mortuary, 247 N. Broadway, Turlock.
Edith Olson, 104, longtime Patterson resident, passed away on Oct. 23 at Brandel Manor in Turlock following a long illness. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 4 at the Patterson Covenant Church with an internment to follow at the Patterson Cemetery.
In reference to your recent article concerning the abolition of Winter Term at CSU Stanislaus, as chair of the faculty committee that investigated the President's proposal that Winter Term be eliminated I would like to offer the following points for your readers' information.
The Warriors finally got back to their scoring ways and snapped a four-match winless streak as Cal State Stanislaus picked up the much-needed win over Cal State Dominguez Hills, 2-0, on a breezy Sunday at Warrior Stadium.
A dramatic turn of events late in Sunday's match propelled the Cal State Stanislaus men's soccer team to a 2-1 double overtime victory over a visiting Cal State Dominguez Hills - and the Warriors' postseason fate is now in their own hands (as well as feet and heads, of course).
The owners of Lightly Used Books in downtown Turlock had an unwelcome surprise Tuesday morning when a car came crashing into their storefront.
During this third year of drought in California, there understandably has been much concern expressed by the media and others over the volume of groundwater pumping and its effect on our aquifers.
I grew up here in Turlock as a product of local public schools. I attended Cunningham Elementary then Wakefield Junior High School before graduating from Turlock High School and going onto college. This is the community I know and love and I believe that today a lot of folks don't have the same opportunities I had growing up here.
My family and I met Gary Soiseth this last Saturday when he walked through my neighborhood in the rain. He spoke about his commitment to a positive campaign without negative attacks against his opponent. He spoke about moving Turlock in an even stronger direction. And he spoke about bringing new energy and new ideas to City Hall. All of which I agree with.
Proposition 47 is the one proposition on the ballot for which the Roman Catholic Bishops of California have taken a position of support. "The California Safe Neighborhoods Act" is a step forward in reforming the broken criminal justice system in our state. It will provide educational support and treat mental illness to make our communities safer while addressing sentencing discrepancies in constructive ways.
On 10-23-2014 Betty Danielson, 89, passed from this life into eternity with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Michael Wayne Blair passed away Oct. 25, 2014. Born and raised in Merced CA, Mike was the fourth of ten children born to Ray and Juanita Blair. Mike was a Bee Keeper and many times traveled for his work.
Bonnie Belle Falke, 84, of Turlock, California, passed away at Emanuel Medical Center, after a brief illness on Sunday, October 26, 2014. Bonnie was born to Glenn and Linnie Watson in Eden, Idaho. She was raised in Turlock, attended Turlock area schools, graduated from Turlock High School in 1948. She married the love of her life, Wallace Peterson Falke. They were married for 56 years.
Sam Cross, 65, died peacefully at Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson, CA after a year-long struggle with cancer. He is survived by his loving wife of 36 years, Cyndy, and his sister Susie Sellers (Duncan) of Colorado Springs CO, brother-in-law Steve (Glenda) Flentje of Fullerton CA, and mother-in-law Bev Flentje of Payson AZ.
Court papers filed shortly after a sexual assault complaint was made against a former Oakdale pizzeria owner give insight to the circumstances surrounding his Oct. 20 arrest by Oakdale Police.
The Pitman Pride found redemption in this week's Central California Conference matchup against Golden Valley. Coming off a loss to Merced last week, the Pride held the Cougars to minimal yards and took the, 27-0, victory Friday night at Golden Valley High School.
• Lucy and Alejandro Torres of Turlock are the parents of a 7-pound-14-ounce girl born Oct. 16 at Emanuel Medical Center.
I have known the Brem family since they first moved to Turlock more than 22 years ago and am happy to wholeheartedly support Mike for mayor.