Charles "Chuck" Belden Jones, 76, passed away peacefully on Jan. 23. His wife and his family were by his side.
Funeral services for Charles Edward Wright will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 27 at Allen Mortuary, 247 N. Broadway, in Turlock.
James Mitchell, an actor in the ABC soap opera "All My Children" and a graduate of Turlock High School, died Friday at the age of 89.
Fishing after a storm sometimes can turn the bite on. I remember one year when we had three storms in a row. Parts of I-5 were actually closed due to flooding but that didn't stop us from fishing Lake Amador. When we got there, the water was all muddied up and had risen several feet. Not really sure how to approach those conditions, we tossed out our plastic worms and proceeded to have one of the best fishing days we have ever had on the lake. In that situation the storm turned the fish on and the rising water ...
Forget the law. Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker has allowed the trial over a challenge to overturn Proposition 8 - the 2008 California ballot initiative that limited marriage to "a man and a woman" approved by 52 percent of California voters - to turn into what the measure's opponents like to call a "teachable moment." That's another way of saying that the law isn't as important as feelings in this trial.
California's budget crisis has impacted every level of government: State, county, and city. Painful cuts have been and will continue to be made in all areas. Inevitably up and down the state, counties and local governments are looking at another year of reduced budgets and additional cuts to the point that many police chiefs and sheriffs are being forced to lay off police officers and deputy sheriffs.
Mamie Lee Long, 85, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 19 at Evergreen Convalescent Hospital where she had been residing for the last year. Her husband, Norman, preceded her in death last May. They were married for 43 years.
Mel Roberts, 85, of Hilmar, passed away at Emanuel Medical Center on Monday, Jan. 18. He was born in Ferndale in 1924. His family moved to Oakland around 1937.
Gregory Samaro, 70, of Turlock, died Jan. 19. Services are scheduled for 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 23 at Whitehurst, Norton & Dias Funeral Chapel in Turlock.
Joseph Mestrovich, 65, of Modesto, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 12.
Charles Edward Wright was born in Beggs, Okla. to Noah and Bertha Wright. His family lived in Oklahoma, Texas, Colorado and Arizona. They moved to Oakdale, Calif. in the late 1930s. He graduated from Oakdale High in 1946. After 27 years of marriage, his first wife, Viola, passed away in 1970. He married Reba Maxine Morrow in 1973. Maxine passed away in December 2009, after 36 years of marriage. Charles passed away on Jan. 21, 2010.
Frank Monge had another double-double and Cal State Stanislaus hung on to defeat visiting Chico State 66-56 on Tuesday night at Warrior Arena.
Frances was born in Calexico, Calif. to parents Levi and Olga Jacobson in 1919. In 1948, she moved with her husband and children to Denair and they later settled in Turlock. She worked for Turlock School District for 25 years. She enjoyed traveling and was able to visit England, Alaska and take many world cruises.
Nolan Wayne Wingo, beloved husband, father, grandfather, teacher, mentor and friend, passed away peacefully on the morning of Jan. 8, with family by his side, from complications with dementia.
Samuel Mendoza of Turlock has successfully completed the 27-week cadet training course at the California Highway Patrol Academy. He is assigned to duty at the CHP's Hollister-Gilroy Area office.
ughson, passed away at Emanuel Medical Center after complications from a recent illness. Janice was born in Turlock's old Emanuel Hospital. She grew up in the Turlock area, graduated from Turlock High School, and married Michael Atwood in 1974 in Carson City, Nevada. In 1978 she helped start the family business, Big Valley Pallet Co. She has worked their ever since that time. Janice loved her family and her cats. She worked with the Hughson Twentieth Century Club to raise funds for the high school.
Robert James Harris, founder of Lander Veterinary Clinic, died peacefully at Covenant Village Care Center on February 21, 2015 at the age of 98.
"To keep the body in good health is a duty… Otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear."
Copperopolis residents are worried sick.
• Yesenia and Jose Serna of Denair are the parents of an 8-pound-8-ounce girl born Feb. 19 at Emanuel Medical Center.
I would like to thank Rachel Ladd for the opportunity to respond to her questions and concerns within a civil and respectful forum, a distinct contrast to one sided social and broadcast media, which we have recently experienced.
Chris Borovansky's time at the Stanislaus County Fair has come to an end. The fair's chief executive officer for the past five years announced his retirement on Thursday. After more than 30 years in the fair industry, Borovansky said it was time for him to have a real summer vacation.
Actor-writer-producer and stand-up comedian Paul Reiser, who currently stars in the Oscar-nominated film "Whiplash," will do a comedy turn at the Gallo Center for the Arts at 8 p.m. March 7.
The California Department of Food and Agriculture is developing Phase II (Research) of its new Dairy Digester Research and Development Program, authorized by the Budget Act of 2014.
The UC Cooperative Extension will hold its 45th annual Quad-County Walnut Institute from 8 a.m. to noon March 12 in the Stanislaus County Ag Center's Harvest Hall, on the corner of Crows Landing and Service roads in Modesto.
The 87th annual Academy Awards shouldn't be confused with entertainment.
The time is now for action to protect adequate water for Stanislaus County's future. The continuing drought, State law requiring Groundwater Sustainability Agencies and Plans due by 2020 /2022 (GSAs and GSPs), and recent studies by the U.S. Geological Survey designating the Central Valley as the fastest sinking water level in the country necessitate swift action by our leaders. As 80 percent of the water used in California is directly used for agriculture and that industry is expanding in our county, the need for more water is growing. The League of Women Voters of California supports policies that ...
It was a little bit of a different road that the Warriors took this year, but the Cal State Stanislaus men's basketball team has qualified for the CCAA conference tournament with Saturday night's 68-62 win over Sonoma State.