In the not so golden state anymore, if you stop and listen you'll notice it's quieter. You'll see more cars and trucks smoking and running on plastic factory spares. The once constant drone of traffic and commercial activity is giving way to a silence of the lambs.
We've read of a "love-hate" relationship between Turlock City Council member Ted Howze and Mayor John Lazar. It seems Mr. Howze has taken the "hate" part to a new level in his March 24 letter to the editor.
Tom Vieira Perry was born in Ceres, Calif. to Thomas and Mary Perry on Sept. 24, 1952. His father passed at a early age and so the children, along with their mother, worked the family dairy in Denair. He attended Gratton School and graduated from Hughson High in 1969. He enlisted in the Army at the age of 18 and was sent to Vietnam. While in the military, he was trained in engine repair, which after his return home became his life work.
Ignacio Joseph Galvan, 83, died April 5 at his residence in Turlock.
Alfredo Rodrigues Alves, 63, of Hilmar, died Tuesday at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock. He was born in 1946 in Doza, Ribeiras, Terceira, Azores.
Harnam Singh, 86, of Merced, passed away on Tuesday in Merced. He was born in India to Thakar Das and Partapi Kaur in 1924. Harnam was a banker for 40 years in India. He immigrated to San Jose in 1990, and then settled in Merced in 2002. He was a member of the Livingston Sikh Temple. Harnam loved to read. God and family were his life.
Donald Edward Goodwill, 53, of Turlock, died March 17 in Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock. Private services were held.
The Cal State Stanislaus baseball team had another late-game surge in the final inning of the Warrior's clash against San Francisco State on Saturday to win 4-3 before losing the second game on Saturday.
Denali Foldager continues to have a good spring track and field season as the sophomore distance runner won the 1500-meter run Saturday at the American River Invitational. Meanwhile, Annie Burlingham leaped to a provisional height in the pole vault.
Baby boy Theron M. Weaver was born at Emanuel Medical Center and passed away in his parents' arms. He is survived by his mother and father, Melissa A. Hibbs and Joseph R. Weaver; siblings, Jacolby, Autumn, Cameron and Owen Weaver; grandparents, Don and Gina Brown and Carol Weaver; aunts, Heather Weaver and Samantha Brown; uncle, Joshua Brown; and great grandmother, Lorene Brown. Theron Weaver was preceded in death by his grandpa, Jack Weaver; and great grandfather, John Brown. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 12 at Turlock Memorial Park, 575 N. Soderquist Rd.
Polly Crockett, 94, of Turlock, was born in Handley, Texas to Henry and Essie Pearcy. She grew up in Texas and Oklahoma and married the love of her life, Luther D. Crockett, on Dec. 25, 1932 in Ft. Worth, Texas. Together they raised three daughters. The family moved to Southern California in 1938, where Luther worked on a dairy. They moved to Hilmar and owned a vineyard for a time. Later, they moved back to Southern California and Luther worked for Boeing Aircraft. Then they moved to Turlock in 1960. After Luther retired, he began working in real estate. Luther ...
• Kayla Martinez of Keyes is the mother of a 6-pound-14-ounce boy born June 25 at Emanuel Medical Center.
This year, more than any other year, I'm really being forced to think twice about where I'm going to go fishing next. Very few of my regular summertime fishing spots have enough water to safely or easily launch my boat anymore. These past few years I've really enjoyed fishing for Kokanee. Lakes like New Melones and Don Pedro are full of Kokanee but are both at their lowest in decades. All of the reports have stated that it's safe to launch with a 4X4, but without a courtesy dock and only one lane, I'm not ...
Why is San Francisco privileged?
If California was a nation, it would rank 6th in the world in installed solar energy capacity. That's pretty amazing – and one of the key takeaways from the latest U.S. Solar Market Insight Report, which was just released by GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA).
Conduct a facility audit to quantify water use.
Gladys Sylvia Rodrick, 82 of Patterson passed away Sunday, June 28th at Memorial Medical Center in Modesto.
The Turlock Fire Department wants our citizens and community to have a happy and safe July 4th Holiday. We want to remind our citizens that only fireworks with the State of California Fire Marshal approval are legal to use in the City of Turlock. Fireworks that fly into the air or explode are considered illegal and are highly dangerous. The last few years, both the Fire and Police Departments have confiscated a number of illegal fireworks from our citizens. The trend of using illegal fireworks these past few years is definitely on the rise. We want to let our citizens ...
With all the holiday activities sure to bring people outdoors, the East Side and Turlock Mosquito Abatement Districts want to remind people to be mindful of taking steps to avoid contracting West Nile Virus.
The Stanislaus County Civil Grand Jury for 2015-16 has been selected by the Superior Court and started their term Wednesday.
The 10-day run of the Stanislaus County Fair is just around the corner and that means a bevy of entertainment is headed towards Turlock.
Summer reading is in full swing at Stanislaus County Libraries and this month children will learn about real-life heroes during special book readings and craft projects. Other activities include ocean and marshmallow crafts, along with a monthly LEGO building time.
Who would you rather perform brain surgery on you: Donald Trump or an illegal immigrant from Mexico?
Working in the field of drug addiction, I have come in contact with many people and families struggling and dealing with a loved one, a friend or family member who have become addicted or that drugs are bringing significate negative consequences in their lives. I am asked quite a lot, how do you prevent this from happening?
With the Fourth of July falling on a Saturday this year, the number of travelers will likely be on the rise as families and friends meet to attend parades, barbeques, community events and more.
Kyle Busch (#18 M&Ms Toyota) put an exclamation on his recovery from a horrific wreck at the start of the season by taking a dramatic victory in Sunday's 27th Annual Toyota/Save Mart 350 on the picturesque Sonoma Raceway road course.