Virginia Parker, of Turlock, passed into God's loving arms on January 26, 2014 in Hughson, CA. She was born in Cass homestead, Oklahoma to Snowden and Bertha Robinson on May 8, 1924. She was a lifelong resident of central California. She retired from Memorial Hospital in Modesto after working there for 25 years. She was a member of the Turlock Free Will Baptist church and enjoyed meeting weekly at the church to create hand sewn quilts. Together with the other ladies in the group, they made some of the best quilts in the area. She also enjoyed canning, gardening ...
• Rachel and Paul Gibson of Livingston are the parents of a 6-pound-10-ounce girl born Jan. 30 at Emanuel Medical Center.
California State University, Stanislaus is holding auditions open to the public for their spring performances of "Twelfth Night."
The Carnegie Arts Center is getting into the mood of Valentine's Day with their Paint Your Heart Out Family Friday event.
The Warriors softball team started the day on a high but the tide quickly changed in the middle innings of both games as they fell twice on Sunday.
In a dominant performance, the Cal State Stanislaus men's basketball team stay perfect inside Fitzpatrick Arena this season after a 69-47 win over Sonoma State Saturday night.
The Cal State Stanislaus women's basketball team had a golden opportunity to end its recent struggles. However, the Warriors weren't able to produce offensively or stop the Seawolves defensively as Sonoma State ended its own long streak with a 71-58 decision on Saturday.
Air Force Airman 1st Class Jesse R. Riendeau graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
The big game is one day away, Super Bowl 48 between the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks. Football fans have been waiting months for the second of February to arrive, and while a majority of locals are still upset with Seattle's defeat of San Francisco in the NFC Championship game, the Super Bowl and all the food and fun that accompany it is sure to smooth over any ruffled feathers.
• Andrea Chavez of Livingston is the mother of an 8-pound-3-ounce boy born Jan. 23 at Emanuel Medical Center.
The problem isn't the minimum wage.
In his State of the Union address earlier this week, President Obama outlined his plan to move our economy forward by expanding opportunity for all Americans. Recognizing the role that agriculture continues to play in our nation's economic recovery, the President said, "Today in America, […] a farmer prepared for the spring after the strongest five-year stretch of farm exports in our history."
Born to Bert and Eunice (Burch) Runner in 1923 in Spokane, WA, he was the fifth of their twelve children. His family left Spokane in 1930 to pursue farming in Maryland before moving to Delhi in 1931. He attended The Great Northern Grammar School in Spokane, and graduated from Turlock High School in 1941.
Kathy went into rest at Turlock Nursing&Rehab Center where she was a resident at. She was born to Irvy and LeVada Charles in LaGrange, Indiana in the same home her mother was born in. Her brother Harold and a sister Helen preceded her in death. Kathy is survived by her sister Nedra (Roger) Scheets of Michigan. Also surviving are her Children,Grandchildren & Great Grandchildren.
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.
Each week, Neva Walker works part-time to earn money to buy $200 worth of food for cats that aren't hers.
Turlock resident Rubie L. Johnson passed away Friday, March 7, in Hughson. She was born in Turlock, December 16, 1920 to August and Louisa Johnson, the youngest of four children. Rubie graduated from Turlock High School in 1939 and moved to San Francisco to live with her sister, Astrid Oliver. She loved San Francisco and stayed there most of her life, working as a secretary for Met Life Insurance for 38 years, before moving back to Turlock in 2005.
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.