Lin Hugh Griffith, a Turlock attorney whose career spanned five decades and included extensive community involvement, died at Hospice House in Hughson, CA on March 8, 2014 at the age of 90. The cause of death was heart and lung failure.
Albino Orozco came through when it counted Saturday morning.
Turlock's Albino Orozco (170 pounds) is the last man standing for area wrestlers in the CIF State Wrestling Championships at Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield.
With Daylight Saving Time beginning on Sunday, CAL FIRE officials are reminding all Californians to ensure they have working smoke alarms in their homes. Studies have shown that most homes have smoke alarms, however nearly two-thirds of home fire deaths result from fires in homes with no working smoke alarms.
Dollar General is celebrating their grand opening at their new Delhi location on Stephens Street today with free prizes and special deals.
• Athan Hicks of Keyes is the mother of a 6-pound-13-ounce girl born Feb. 27 at Emanuel Medical Center.
Southern Californians have a tendency to have a smug attitude toward water.
This week, President Obama released USDA's fiscal year 2015 budget proposal, which supports our ongoing work to create jobs and opportunity in rural America.
Air Force Airman Sheldon B. Timmermeyer graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
David died Feb. 28, 2014 at age 66, after a prolonged illness. After his service in the Vietnam War, he went on to complete his Juris Doctor and an M.B.A. at Berkeley, California. He was a longtime resident of Phoenix, Arizona.
Oma F. (McElhaney) Parker was born January 25, 1926 in Claremore, Oklahoma. She lived in Oklahoma until age 15 when her mother, Bonnie, father, Vol Wilson, and two brothers, Vol Gene "Bud" and Perry moved to California. The family moved around a lot before finally settling in Turlock in 1941. Oma attended Turlock High School for a time, and later worked for the Puccinelli and Hume canneries.
Gordon H. Bradbury, 86, of Turlock, passed away at Doctor's Hospital in Modesto on March 6, 2014.
Jack Landmeier passed away Monday, March 3, 2014 at the age of 76. He is survived by his children: Lane and Marlene Landmeier, Keith and Diane Landmeier, 8 grandchildren and one great grandson. Jack retired from International Paper Co. in 1999, where he worked for 39 years. A celebration of his life will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Friday, March 7 at Crossroads Church, 1360 N. Johnson Rd. Turlock, CA.
Fran was born in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho and passed away peacefully, into the welcoming arms of her, heavenly father, at the age of 97 in Modesto, California.
Stanislaus County Sheriff's Deputy Tom Letras, a 1990 graduate of Ceres High School, filed papers on Monday to run for sheriff against incumbent Sheriff Adam Christianson, his boss.
The Turlock Chaplaincy held their fifth annual 5K/10K Fun Run Saturday with more than 100 participants joining in the festivities.
"Is that Bubba?" one patron asks another.
Ron "Ronnie" Enos passed away peacefully on April 4, 2014 in his sleep at home after a short battle with cancer surrounded by those he loved. Ron and his wife Pam resided at "Enos Ranch" here in Mariposa for the past 12 years after moving from Oakdale where he lived for 26 years. He retired from Lawrence Livermore National Lab in 2001, as a Lab Assistant. Ron also operated Big Oak Stables for 17 years in Cull Canyon.
Naomi Geraldine Rust, 89, of Turlock, died suddenly on April 6, 2014.
He walks up the 17th fairway at Augusta National uncomfortably upright, his hands clutched to both ends of a 7-iron that stretches toward the sky behind his head. He rocks the club from one hip to the other, bending his back side-to-side as he grimaces.
The San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers, a group comprised of 50 fiddlers backed by piano, drums, cellos, guitars, harps and harmonica, with dancers as well, will fill the stage of the Gallo Center for the Arts at 2 p.m. Sunday.
The Modesto Junior College Dance Department will present the annual Choreographer's Showcase at 7 p.m. April 16, 17 and 18 in the Cabaret West Dance Theatre of the El Capitan Building on the West Campus.
As a child, I learned about the "valley of the shadow of death" from the 23 Psalm. A similar image is conjured up by economists who talk about the "valley of death." They mean that potentially deadly stage in the life of a business when production needs to be massively scaled up but investors aren't willing to make that leap based only on pilot-scale results or because the economics of full-scale production are still iffy. One segment of the young biofuels industry is approaching that valley.
"Higher prices discourage demand."
Ann Cornell's Fashion & Design class at Pitman High made and then donated 29 spring dresses to The Salvation Army and a few other charities. The Kiwanis Club purchased cloth from Cloth & Quilts in Turlock at a discount and then donated the material to the Pitman students for dress making. The dresses are made twice a year, usually in the winter and spring seasons. The Pitman High class and the Kiwanis Club have been teaming up to make the dress for about 12 years now.
Mr. Ralph Meza, Jr., age 57 of Turlock "Entered into Rest" on Monday, April 7, 2014 at Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson, CA. Mr. Meza, Jr. is a resident of Turlock and was born in Modesto, CA. He was a member of Apostolic Assembly of the Faith of Jesus Christ Church of Turlock. His survivors include: His father - Rev. Ralph H. Meza of Turlock; Son – Jason Meza of Los Angeles; Daughter – Kathy Meza of Turlock; Four Sisters – Sandra Lobato of Turlock, Christina Torres of Turlock, Priscilla Hernandez of Turlock and Diana Zuniga of Turlock; Grandson – Andrew Ramos. Services – Funeral ...
Rose was born to Charles and Margaret Koelzer in 1918 and passed away in Turlock at the age of 96. She was a caring person who was both a big sister and mother to her five siblings when her parents passed away. As an adult, she enjoyed playing cards and dice and was very involved in the club Nifty Fifty. Rose also enjoyed having family gatherings and spending time with loved ones.
Nova was born in Turlock to Robert and Donna Wattles and passed away at the age of 60. She graduated from Turlock High School in 1972 and married Dennis Davis. She owned and operated Nova's Daycare for 10 years in the 1980's and was a member of Connecting Point Church of the Nazarene. Nova enjoyed birds, gardening, drawing and reading her bible every day.
Sandra was born and raised in Modesto and passed away at the age of 66 in Riverbank, California. She graduated from Turlock High School in 1965 and married Harold "Bill" Harless in 1968 and together they settled in Riverbank in 1970. Sandy enjoyed reading, and doing ceramic and jewelry crafting. She owned and operated Hobby Horse in Riverbank during the 1990's.