The Cal State Stanislaus women's soccer team was rewarded for being one of the best teams all year long - and ranked as high as No. 3 for two weeks - on Monday as the Warriors received an invitation to participate in the NCAA Division II Championship tournament.
It had the making of a Hollywood ending: A sub-.500 team winning a championship with three penalty kick shootout wins without even scoring a goal during the run.
Isn't it great to be a criminal these days in California?
I wanted to take a moment, in this post-election fog, to say thank you to the residents of Turlock for electing me as their next mayor. I am humbled to have gained the confidence of my city and the opportunity to lead our community for the next four years. I will work diligently to bring the vision I have discussed and campaigned on into reality.
A welcome decline in state gas prices has fueled Californian's spirits with yet another double-digit drop in prices registering at $3.21 on average for a gallon of unleaded gasoline on Tuesday - that's $0.38 cheaper than prices reported in AAA Northern California's latest monthly gas survey of Oct. 14. California leads the year-to-year decline nationwide with almost $0.40 drop in gas prices.
Nathan Burrichter, 38,is the first born to Rebecca and Daniel Burrichter, born on August 25, 1976. He passed away unexpectedly on November 6, 2014. Nathan was an avid Raiders fan often getting a hard time from his family during football season, who are huge Steelers fans. He also enjoyed hanging out with friends and family, fishing, camping and tinkering with technology, often with his brother Nick. Being the oldest brother of five siblings, he had mastered the quality of patience. His unique laugh and amazing smile will always be treasured in our memories. Though he had left this earth ...
TM Salazar, better known as Phil, age 84, was born to Simon and Guadalupe Salazar on July 18, 1930 in San Benito, Texas. He was called to Heaven on November 4, 2014.
Emma was born on October 9, 1926 in Harjo, Oklahoma to Maggie Bryson and Max Marx. She was the youngest of three girls. Her sisters were Mary Marx and Etta Marx. She was preceded by both her sisters and her parents.
An unusual weather pattern has significantly raised the pollution rate in the Central Valley, prompting the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District to issue No Burn days and request people restrict their driving to the essentials.
The approaching holiday season is a time of merriment for many, but for some it is also a sad reminder of loved ones who have passed. CovenantCare Hospice hopes to ease that feeling of loss by shining a light of love.
During the winter months, San Joaquin, Stanislaus and Merced Counties are plagued by extremely dense fog which poses a severe hazard to drivers. Typically the fog season begins during the month of November and continues through February. Despite this predictable seasonal occurrence, multi-vehicle accidents are commonplace due to the combination of fog, excessive speeds and traffic congestion.
The Delhi Hawks soccer team had been running with a streak of wins this season, but it wasn't enough to stop Riverbank High, who defeated the Hawks 2-0 in their CIF Sac-Joaquin sections playoff game Thursday afternoon.
After visiting Turlock's Academy of Martial Arts, one thing is apparent - you don't want to mess with Derrick Williams.
Rodney Dean "Rod" Geving, 61, Dickinson, died Thursday, October 23, 2014 at St. Mary's Hospital, Rochester, Minn., after losing his battle with cancer. Services for Rodney will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Our Redeemer's Lutheran Church, New England, with Rev. Bruce Peterson officiating. Inurnment will follow at the Rainy Butte Cemetery, south of New England. Military honors will be provided by the New England American Legion Anton Ulijohn Post 66. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church on Saturday.
The Turlock High girls tennis team extended its success on Tuesday, beating out Stagg High School, 8-1, Tuesday afternoon as they progress further in the team Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs.
Jordan Moineau found a great time to score her first goal this season as the junior's golden goal 1:45 into the second overtime gave Cal State Stanislaus women's soccer its first NCAA tournament victory Thursday night.
Barrack Obama is not the Wizard of Oz.
• Elizabeth Gonzalez and Andres Primitivo of Hilmar are the parents of a 7-pound-13-ounce boy born Nov. 6 at Emanuel Medical Center.
More than a quarter-million American women served honorably in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. These brave women sacrificed much to keep us safe. Now that they are home, our country has a solemn obligation to help them transition back to civilian life.
When discussing the current drought in California, there is often talk of desalination and its potential to increase our freshwater supply. Desalination, the process of removing salt and minerals from saline water, seems like an obvious solution to the drought and ongoing water scarcity concerns because it is a reliable, drought-proof water source. Indeed, many new desalination plants have been proposed along the California coast and a number of them are already in operation, such as in Monterey and Carlsbad. While desalination may be a reliable option, the answer is much more complicated.
George Clair Humphrey, age 63. Of Vancouver, Washington passed away in Turlock on November 11. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 1:00 PM at Turlock Funeral Home with committal to follow at Turlock Memorial Park. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the funeral home. Please go to www.turlockmemorialpark.com to view complete obituary.
Gerald Leland Giesbrecht, (known to many as Jerry), died at Doctors Medical Center in Modesto, CA on November 11, 2014 of Congestive Heart Failure. He was 72.
Gloria Charlene Caetano, 66 of Atwater passed away Wednesday, November 12, 2014. She was born in Columbus, Ohio on June 19, 1948 to Virgil and Ruth Wears. She spent all of her adult life in Delhi, Hilmar and Turlock area. During this time she was employed at Valley Fresh Foods in Turlock, the Hilmar Unified school district and the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds Office. Gloria absolutely adored her granddaughter, Haley, who she loved to spend time with and take shopping. Her favorite hobby was spending time with her dogs Chica, Baby and Squeaky. Gloria had a big heart and was a ...
Born Glenwood, Iowa
June passed away peacefully Tuesday afternoon surrounded by family. She was born in 1922 in Richmond, California. Her grandparents were the originators of the Giant Oranges located along Highway 99 in the Central Valley. She spent her summers working alongside her family, squeezing oranges and making sandwiches.