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‘The Tempest’ gets a sci fi twist in MJC production

The Modesto Junior College Theater Department will present a science fiction version of William Shakespeare's "The Tempest."

October 06, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Theatre


Births Sept. 27 to Oct. 3

• Denise and Juan Carlos Rivera Pantoja of Delhi are the parents of a 7-pound girl born Sept. 27 at Emanuel Medical Center.

October 06, 2017 | | Births


Want affordable housing? Then bring back RDA

Voters are being asked in November to approve a $4 billion general obligation bond to pay for affordable housing.

October 06, 2017 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Measure S: It’s all about the MONEY, yours and mine

When libraries began in the late 1800s and early 1900s, they were the cities' responsibility. This practice continued until 1999 when the cities, low on funds, couldn't support their libraries, so they cried to the county and the taxpayers for funding. This 1/8 cent tax was supposed to sunset in 2004. This time the libraries cried and pulled at our heartstrings for funding. And we bought into the ruse. Again, the tax was supposed to sunset, but again the libraries cried. Again, we were duped. In 2012, we were assured yet again that the tax would sunset – be ...

October 06, 2017 | | Letters to the Editor


California agriculture leads nation in specialty crop funding

California received $19.2 million out of approximately $60.6 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture Specialty Crop Block grants awarded nationwide.

October 06, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


New watering schedule beginning Nov. 1

The City of Turlock's winter watering schedule will go into effect Nov. 1 and will continue through Feb. 28.

October 06, 2017 | | Government


IN SERVICE

U.S. Air Force Airman Johnathan T. Mercer graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

October 06, 2017 | | Local


Ralph Duane Tillery

Ralph was born in San Angelo, TX to Ralph J. Tillery and Clara Tillery. He is preceded in death by his wife, Denise Tillery. He leaves behind two sons, Noel and Kelly Tillery; his daughter-in-law, Jennifer; two grandchildren; his sister, Ginger Perigo of California and Clarence Tillery of Kentucky. He also leaves behind four step-children and many step-grandchildren.

October 06, 2017 | | OBITS


Kaaren Louisa Larson

Resident of Santa Cruz

October 06, 2017 | | OBITS


Audrey Millsap

Audrey (Mickie) Millsap passed away September 25, 2017 at the age of 86. She was a loving mother, grandma, and great-grandma. She loved spending time with her family and attending the many activities of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be deeply missed.

October 06, 2017 | | OBITS


Community outreach

The Turlock Police Department Homeless Engagement Multi-Disciplinary Team hosted a Community Outreach Fair on Tuesday at the City Hall parking lot. A number of organizations and support groups offered information on resources available in the community.

October 03, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


When your first car was cheaper than your new smartphone

My Aunt Ethel was aghast when she found out at a family Christmas Eve gathering in 1975 that I had paid $11,000 for a year-old Chevy Monza.

October 03, 2017 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Stanislaus State dedicates reflecting pond in honor of President Emerita Hughes

California State University, Stanislaus dedicated its iconic Reflecting Pond to Dr. Marvalene Hughes, president emerita of Stanislaus State, last week.

October 03, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education


Mary Eleanor Johnson

Mary Eleanor Johnson died on Friday, September 29, 2017 in Turlock, CA. She was 99 years old.

October 03, 2017 | | OBITS


Giant human pink hard hat ribbon creates visual call to action

Pink ribbons are a common sight leading into October, as communities aim to recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month. On Wednesday, however, EMCOR/Shambaugh & Son, L.P. went above and beyond to make breast cancer screening a topic of discussion for everyone when the contractor gathered over 440 people donning signature pink hard hats for an oversized, human display of a pink ribbon.

September 29, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


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Mary Louise Encinas

Our sister, Mary is resting in peace. She was preceded in death by her parents, Luis Martin and Helen Soria. Mary is survived by her ...

October 13, 2017 | | OBITS


Mary Emma Gertrude Faleiro Swope

Mary Emma Gertrude Faleiro Swope, age 86 passed away at Brandel Manor in Turlock on Thursday, October 5, 2017. Mary Emma was born November 15 ...

October 13, 2017 | | OBITS


Len Van Gaalen Sr.

Len Van Gaalen was born on January 26, 1924, to Maarten Cornelis and Maria Van Gaalen Wolmerstett in Hazerswoude at the Rijn Dijk, the Netherlands ...

October 13, 2017 | | OBITS


Randy John Lane

Randy John Lane, born in Hayward, Wisconsin in the fall of 1967 passed away suddenly this week. Randy was a Native American Indian from the ...

October 13, 2017 | | OBITS


Lema Mark

Elemia (Lema) Mark (10-27-1937) of Delhi, entered into rest on October 8, 2017. She was a devoted loving mother to Sherry, Karen, David and Steven ...

October 13, 2017 | | OBITS


COLLEGE ROUNDUP

The Stanislaus State men's golf team finished fifth in the team standings in its second outing of the fall as the Warriors wrapped-up the ...

October 10, 2017 | | College


Meanwhile drunks keep on truckin’

A protest convoy of more than 300 trucks minus trailers rolling down Highway 99 from Yuba City to Fresno on Friday was designed to bring ...

October 10, 2017 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Wildfires leave chimneys, charred appliances in their wake

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) - The flames that raced across California wine country left little more than smoldering ashes and eye-stinging smoke in their wake. House ...

October 10, 2017 | By JONATHAN J. COOPER and ELLEN KNICKMEYER Associated Press | Local


Patrick Andrew Seres

Patrick was born in St. Louis Missouri, lived in Collinsville, Illinois and settled in Modesto 39 years ago. He worked as a carpenter for 30 ...

October 10, 2017 | | OBITS


Marilyn J. Inabnit

Marilyn J. Inabnit passed away Wed, Oct. 4, 2017 at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock. She was 78.

October 10, 2017 | | OBITS


Milton Sabanovich

Milton Sabanovich was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and friend. He passed away this past week after battling a long illness. Milt was born in ...

October 10, 2017 | | OBITS


Lillian Sarhad Rucker

Lillian Sarhad Rucker passed away peacefully at Palm Garden Home Care, Danville, California on October 6, 2017 after a short illness. Lillian was born March ...

October 10, 2017 | | OBITS


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