Leonard R. "Chuck Roberts, 91, of Ballico passed away at his home on Thursday, May 7, 2015. He was born in Ada Oklahoma and served in the U.S. Army during World War II, primarily in Europe, where he rwas awarded the Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster. After serving in the Army he came to California and settled in Ballico. He was employed by Bonander Pontiac-Buick in Turlock for 22 years as a sales manager. After retiring from car sales he became an almond farmer in Ballico for the next 34 years. Chuck was a 55 year member of ...
Earl Arthur Peterson, 93, slipped into the arms of Jesus before sunrise on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at the Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson, CA after a long battle with congestive heart failure.
Each restaurant participating in Bacon Week is also selling T shirts to mark the event and help support local charities. Those charities are:
· Tristan Cady of Turlock is the mother of a 7-pound-14-ounce boy born April 30 at Emanuel Medical Center.
During the summer of 2014, the City of Turlock pumped approximately 25 million gallons of water per day. Of that, 13 million gallons were used for landscape watering purposes. More than half of the water consumed at a typical residence was used for watering landscaped areas.
"The exhibitor handbook is currently online or can be picked up at the fair office and also available at your local library," said Adrenna Alkhas, spokesperson for the Stanislaus County Fair. "Exhibitors can enter their creative and innovative projects, horticulture, floriculture, photography, LEGOS and more online."
The baseball season came to a disappointing end as the Cal State East Bay Pioneers topped the Warriors, 6-5, in a 13 inning affair. With the loss, the Warriors dropped their last five games and were swept for the second time this season in CCAA play.
The Warriors came away with two individual conference titles, a relay title and several podium finishes during the final day of competition at the 2015 CCAA Men's & Women's Track & Field Championships.
I attended the March 25 Stanislaus LAFCO (Local Agency Formation Commission) meeting. At that meeting, staff proposed a methodology that would act as a guideline for calculating a minimum in-lieu fee amount for a proposal to fully fund 1-1 mitigation in the county. It puts one more option on the table for the cities in Stanislaus County to choose from. The commission addressed the issue of "fully funding 1-1 mitigation" when the city of Patterson was ready to vote for a 1-1 mitigation fee of $2,000 – this amount would not "fully fund" 1-1 mitigation – the fee must be sufficient ...
As we come out of the recession, the next year or two will be crucial. Will we return to pre-recession land use policies that drained public revenues, spread public services too thin, and fueled a real estate bubble that burst into disaster? Or, will we develop policies that ensure smart growth while protecting important resources? A mayors meeting on May 13th is a big turning point.
The California almond industry is becoming familiar with receiving good news. Just this year, it was revealed that the industry has created over 100,000 jobs, more than $21 billion gross revenue, and the nut was even revealed to be the top commodity in Stanislaus County.
Inez was born in Los Banos to Joseph and Rose Puccinelli and passed away at the age of 85. She married Manuel B. Freitas at a ceremony performed at St. Thomas Cathedral in Reno on June 10, 1950. She was a homemaker and enjoyed caring for her children on the family dairy in Stevinson where she lived from 1950 until her passing. Inez enjoyed traveling to Santa Cruz and Lake Tahoe and cooking Italian food. She attended Holy Rosary Catholic Church.
Born July 19, 1929 in Turlock California, he passed on May 2, 2015. He attended Tegner Elementary and was a graduate of Turlock High School. As a young man he owned a hay hauling business with his brother. He married Lorraine Lewis in 1954, and remained happily married for 61 years. He later worked in construction and in 1976 he began JF Medeiros dairy construction company with his sons. He was a lifelong member of Sacred Heart Church of Turlock and a member of YMI of Hilmar.
Ingie was born Ingebjørg Odny Olsen, in Kristiansund, Norway. She lived in Norway until emigrating to the United States in 1954 at the age of 31. She and her husband, Nils Klevmyr, were married in June of 1944, during World War II in occupied Norway. There first son, Rolf, was born shortly after the war in November of 1946.
Richard Lee Coleman was born January 18, 1957 in Turlock and was a Modesto resident. He passed away on April 30.
The Turlock High School competition math club had a strong showing at the MJC Math Superbowl.
James (Jim) Lynn Booth, age 76, passed away peacefully of natural causes on May 6, 2015 while vacationing in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico with his family.
Fishing on the Delta this past weekend was very difficult. I can't remember ever fishing a tide like one I faced last weekend. The water level fluctuated a total of one foot between high and low tide meaning that the water was barely moving where I was fishing. In the past I used to carry a tide book in my boat but have since relied on downloadable tide app for my phone. I don't know if it's me reading using the app wrong but I'm still not able to get an accurate tide prediction.
Hankering for sweetness? Mosey on down to the 23rd Annual Chocolate Festival in Oakdale, where 'Chocolates Gone Nuts' again and will be filled with a variety of family fun, good food, entertainment and an assortment of tasty treats. The two-day fest is on the calendar for May 16 and 17 in downtown Oakdale.
Modesto Junior College Athletics and the Associated Students of Modesto Junior College are hosting a Hawaiian Concert Night at 6 p.m. May 22, in the Auditorium of the Performing and Media Arts Center on East Campus, 435 College Avenue, Modesto. The concert features renowned Hawaiian singer and songwriter John Cruz.
Cheryl Lucetta Larison, 70, of Salinas passed away Monday, May 11, 2015 in the arms of family, after a long battle with cancer. She was born June 19, 1944 in Turlock Ca.
Hughson Mayor Matt Beekman is under intense pressure from most of our fellow mayors due to a vote at the Stanislaus Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo).
California leads the nation in its export of almonds and technology. As of Tuesday, the Golden State also a ranks number one as the state with the highest retail gas prices in the nation.
Edward Roy Munroe, 84, of Turlock, passed away on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at English Oaks Convalescent in Modesto. He grew up in Delhi, CA and after he graduated from Livingston High School he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served during the Korean War. He settled in Turlock in 1993.
Umbelina Marie Oliveira died on the morning of Saturday, May 9, 2015, at her home after a battle with cancer. She was sixty-six years old.
Alma Chambers was born in Jefferson City, Missouri to the daughter of Louis and Marie (Renterghem) Loethen. She moved to Turlock where she graduated from THS in 1958 and married fellow grad, Ronald Chambers, on July 24, 1960 at Sacred Heart Church. Alma spent many years as a legal secretary before retiring from the Attorney General's Office in Missouri. She owned Alma's Ceramics in downtown Turlock. Among her many passions were traveling, quilting and family history. Above most, Alma will be remembered for her strong spirit which left a lasting impression on everyone in her life. After a ...
Nancy Middleton Thompson, beloved wife, mother, and teacher, died in Modesto, California, on May 7, 2015. Family, faith, and a commitment to nurturing future generations were the pillars upon which Nancy built a life of love and service. Nancy was devoted to an extended family with deep roots in the Midwest. Following in her parents' footsteps, she became a teacher in Minneapolis after her graduation from the University of Missouri in 1949. She met and soon married Lloyd in 1950. Her career in public education spanned thirty-eight years, the last nineteen of which were spent in Turlock, California, where she ...