American Legion Hughson Post 872 and Sons of the American Legion Squadron 88 celebrated the Legion's 95th anniversary with a scavenger hunt, raffle and family event at the Turlock Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram dealership on Saturday.
Twenty-four junior girls, representing five different local high schools, competed in this year's Distinguished Young Women of Turlock scholarship program (formerly known as Turlock's Junior Miss). Henna Hundal and Laci Rojas each earned $850 in scholarship funds for winning the DYW of Turlock and DYW of Greater Turlock awards. First runner-up Cailie Fuentes earned $500 and second runner-up Brooklyn Boice earned $300.
Even if I walked to work each day, I would still be indebted for my daily bread to cars and trucks. The many goods we buy in stores arrive at their destinations courtesy of the internal combustion engine. Motors and engines are woven into the warp and weft of all our economic activity from farming to manufacturing. Although small amounts of biofuels are mixed with the gasoline we purchase, most of the fuel we use comes from crude oil.
Community members enjoyed the voices and performances of over 900 choir, orchestra and band students of the Turlock Unified School District on Saturday at the Festival on the Green event. The third annual festival was created to showcase student talent in one collective, community event rather than dispersing the performances over several nights of the week as in years past. Pitman High School's gym was filled with lyrical sound as students performed for friends, family and District supporters.
Theresa was born in San Francisco to Matthew and Alice Rowan and passed away in Turlock at the age of 50. Theresa graduated from Turlock High School in 1981 and UC Davis in 1985.
Mel, 95, of Turlock has passed away. Mel was born and raised in Hobart, Tasmania Australia. He was a veteran of World War Two serving the Australian Navy. He was a member of American Legion Post 88 of Turlock. Mel was an Author and an amazing poet.
Howard was born in Long Beach, CA to Reginald and Judy Drew in 1970 and passed away in Turlock at the age of 43. He attended Turlock High School where he played football, wrestled and was on the honor roll. After school he joined the Marines where he served in Desert Storm. He was a talented carpenter and worked in the construction business for 20 years; he enjoyed building things with his hands just to show he could do it. Howard spent time traveling around the world as part of the Portuguese Bull Fighting Suicide Squad, for 16 years. He ...
Dr. Leon L. Allen passed away Saturday, March 15 in Jamestown California. He was the oldest son of Harry L. and Vivian M. Allen of Union, New Jersey. He was born in North Arlington, New Jersey April 9, 1926. He was a medic in the Army during WWII serving on the USS Milne Hospital ship. After honorable discharge in 1946 he attended Washington Missionary College and graduated a Math major. He attended Loma Linda University and graduated with a doctorate in medicine in 1954. He was married to his beloved wife Opal Johnson in 1953 they were married for 59 ...
The Cal State Stanislaus men's basketball team's amazing run came to a shocking end as Chico State edged the Warriors, 81-80, Monday night at the NCAA West Region Championship game.
Clinton Tremelling's three-pointer forced overtime and the Warriors controlled the extra period as the No. 7 seed Cal State Stanislaus beat No. 2 Seattle Pacific, 80-72, in a NCAA Championship West Region game on Friday.
• Kayla Simonsen of Modesto is the mother of a 7-pound-8-ounce boy born March 6 at Emanuel Medical Center.
Two young men were heralded at Monday's Ceres City Council meeting for saving the life of their 18-month-old niece who was found in the bottom of a swimming pool in Ceres one Saturday morning last month.
Hal David Dill, born in Turlock, Ca March 11, 1951. Hal lived in Siskiyu County since 1996 and passed over February 27, 2014 to join his mother and father Floy and Howard Dill and his nephew Stewart Hedstrom. He is survived by his wife Becky Dill, daughter Amy Dill, sister's Donna Hedstrom, Wanada Slaven and extended family and friends. Hal loved helping others. His passion was photography and playing his Native flutes. He worked in auto body as a body and paint man for 42 years. He always had a positive attitude and an infectious smile. He will be ...
Submissions are currently being accepted for California's 10th District Congressional Art Competition. The competition provides aspiring student artists with the chance to display their talent and creativity. One winner from the 10th district will be invited to share their artwork with the rest of the nation in the U.S. Capitol.
I really appreciated Dennis Wyatt's Feb. 22 column, "'Malling' of America's community standards". It brought to mind something that I have given much thought to in recent years, namely the profound disparity that exists between the cultural values of big business and the cultural values of many socially conservative communities around the country.
California's countryside green is fading fast to gold.
Louie Cabral, 82, of Turlock passed away on April 17, 2014. He was born May of 1931 on the family ranch to Antonio and Agusta Cabral. He enlisted in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He owned and operated Cabral's Backhoe Service for 35 years. He was a lifetime member of Turlock V.F.W. and he volunteered for the area Festas.
Mr. Philip Victor Fanelli, age 81 "Entered into Rest" on Friday, April 18, 2014 at his Hilmar residence. Mr. Fanelli was born in Los Banos, CA and has lived in for 43 years. He has been a dairyman for 55 years as well owner of the Fanelli Family Dairy in Hilmar. He was very active in the Hilmar community for many years. He was a member of the Calvary Assembly of Hilmar. A member of the American Jersey Cal Club. A Past Board Member of D.H.I.A. A past 4H Leader and worked with 4H kids for over ...
The California State Assembly and Senate both commemorated the 99th anniversary of the Armenian genocide by adopting separate Genocide Recognition Resolutions on April 7.
Blowing dust as a result of gusty winds has prompted local air-pollution officials to issue a health cautionary statement through this evening throughout the eight-county air basin: San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Merced, Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare and the Valley portion of Kern counties.
Turlock resident Annette Pauline (Lodewyck) Mayer, 94, died April 15, 2014, at Brandel Manor Nursing Home where she lived for the past six years.
Spring is the perfect time to bond with your family by playing, exploring, and getting active. Teach your kids about nature while taking in the warm, sunny weather and celebrate the Earth by taking care of your environment. Take advantage of the spring break by going on a fun trip or even just doing some family activities in the backyard. Your kids will love spending time with you and they'll enjoy learning something new. Baby J founder Jennifer Jacobellis shares 10 ways to have fun with family during the springtime.
• Francis and Steve Rios of Turlock are the parents of a 6-pound 7-ounce boy born April 8 at Emanuel Medical Center.
Cruella and Dante are dogs.
As summer approaches it pays to be mindful of outside water use. Historically, the average residential water use increases beginning in the month of March, as the weather warms and customers turn their automatic sprinkler systems back on.
Cheryl was called home by the Lord 11:11AM on April 7, 2014. She passed peacefully away with her husband and family all around her at Alexander Cohen Hospice in Hughson.
Jim was born in Turlock, California on April 18, 1922 and passed away on April 16, 2014 at the age of 91. After graduating from Turlock High School he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served under General George S. Patton during World War II.
The worst drought in most of our lifetimes has focused attention on how all Californians use, conserve and recycle water. Three years of historically dry winters - and no assurance that the next one will be any better - require each of us to examine how we can preserve this precious resource.
The Turlock Chaplaincy held their fifth annual 5K/10K Fun Run Saturday with more than 100 participants joining in the festivities.
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