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Passion for fishing never fades

It's finally starting to set in for me that summer break is officially over. The days of being able to fish any day of the week are gone. This past summer I set a personal record of consecutive days fishing. If it wasn't for a dental appointment, my streak would have went a little longer.

August 21, 2015 | BY JAROD BALLARDO Fishing Columnist | Sports Columns


LA's grab for SJ Valley, Delta land and water

All Californians are created equal unless you're the little guy in the San Joaquin Valley or the Delta.

August 21, 2015 | | Editorial


City officials need to start enforcing noise ordinance

Editor:

August 21, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor


Back to school food safety tips

Back to school, back to the books, back shuttling students to and from extracurricular activities. The new school year likely means back to packing lunches and afterschool snacks for students, scouts, athletes, dancers, and all the other children who carry these items to and from home. One 'back' you do not want to reacquaint children with, however, is foodborne bacteria.

August 21, 2015 | | Local


Turf replacement rebate

The State of California's Department of Water Resources is now offering a rebate program for single-family residential homeowners who are interested in removing their existing turf (dead or alive) and replacing it with low water using landscapes.

August 21, 2015 | | Local


Increased groundwater pumping causing valley land to sink faster

As the amount of groundwater that Californians pump during the historic drought is getting higher, land in the San Joaquin Valley is getting lower-sinking actually-faster than ever before according to a new NASA report that was released by the Department of Water Resources.

August 21, 2015 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Births Aug. 13 to Aug. 20

• Arely Ojeda of Turlock is the mother of a 7-pound-8-ounce girl born Aug. 13 at Emanuel Medical Center.

August 21, 2015 | | Births


Lenora Sapp

Beulah Lenora Edmonds Sapp was born 1923 in Stella, Missouri. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband William Erskin Sapp, her brother Bill

August 21, 2015 | | OBITS


Pablo M. Montalvo

Pablo Muro Montalvo, 94, of Turlock, CA passed away at his residence on August 18, 2015. Pablo was born in 1921 in Jerez, Zacatecas, Mexico to Manuel and Angela Montalvo.

August 21, 2015 | | OBITS


StanCOG appoints new executive director

Rosa De Léon Park has been helping the Stanislaus Council of Governments develop transportation strategies that benefit both local communities and the region as a whole for the past six years and will now take on a bigger role for the agency as its new executive director.

August 20, 2015 | | Local


Devices to deter auto thefts to be given free of charge

With the goal of decreasing auto thefts in the county, the Stanislaus County Auto Theft Task Force will be giving out anti-theft steering wheel locking devices to owners of the top ten most stolen cars in Stanislaus County for free.

August 20, 2015 | | Crime


Jean Charlotte Ogle

Hilmar native and Turlock resident Jean Charlotte Ogle, Nee Sousa, passed away at her home on July 29th at the age of 64. She was a devoted mother, an avid chocolate enthusiast, a lover of books, and a friend to all animals until the very end.

August 20, 2015 | | OBITS


Steve Allen

Steve Lindberg Allen, 86, of Turlock, CA passed away at his residence on August 12, 2015. Steve was born in 1929 in Sonora, Guaymas, Mexico to Jewel and Teresa Allen. The family had come back into the U.S. when Steve was 16 years old. It was the highlight of his life to know he was a U.S. citizen, but also a bittersweet moment to love Mexico as well because it had never left his heart.

August 20, 2015 | | OBITS


Florence Evelyn Woodard

Florence Woodard, 91, of Denair, was born in Kelly, Kansas, one of 14 children of Julius and Anna Berger. As a young girl, Florence helped her father farm a section of land with a team of horses while her brothers went off to the war. She was a rugged, hard-working lady. They raised corn, wheat, hogs, & cattle; they had a huge vegetable garden, they even made their own soap. In her early 20's Florence got a job at a candy counter in a dime store in Salina, Kansas. Then she and a friend headed to California on the train ...

August 18, 2015 | | OBITS


Lyman E. “Ed” Wheeler, Lt.Col.

Lyman, or Ed as he was known, was born in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin to Lyman and Naomi Wheeler. He attended school in Wauwatosa, Washington, and Lee, VA and graduated from Piedmont, CA High in 1949. He then attended San Jose State and graduated with a degree in Aeronautics and a commission as a 2nd Lt in the USAF.

August 18, 2015 | | OBITS


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Pirates, dinosaurs to invade local libraries in September

The Stanislaus County Library's Summer Reading Challenge may be over, but local branches of the library have a number of activities planned in September ...

August 27, 2015 | | Local


Former Bulldog Finnegan returns home to be Warrior assistant coach

Rachel Finnegan has returned home to Turlock to join the Cal State Stanislaus coaching staff.

August 25, 2015 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | College


Gomes takes checkered in SRL 125 lap race at Stockton

Tracy's Jeff Bischofberger and Jacob Gomes of Manteca held the front row of the stellar 16-car field lined up to take the green flag ...

August 25, 2015 | BY DALE BOSOWSKI Motorsports columnist | Sports Columns


Farm income, crop prices expected to decrease in 2015

Across nearly all measures, farm sector profitability is forecast to decline for the second straight year. Net cash income is forecast at $100.3 billion ...

August 25, 2015 | | Local


FAREWELL SKATE

A group of about 40 skateboarders gathered on Saturday for a final skate session at the Starr Avenue skate park. The Turlock Skate Park closed ...

August 25, 2015 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Marijuana tax could raise much-needed money for public safety

California lawmakers are finally considering legislation to regulate medical marijuana, which has been legal under state law for nearly two decades. Among the proposals is ...

August 25, 2015 | BY GEORGE RUNNER | Editorial


City water lines to be flushed Wednesday

Those driving around Turlock on Wednesday may see water running down the street, but there's no need to call the City and report a ...

August 25, 2015 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Government


Janet Louise Fisher

Janet was born in Washington to John and Betty Fisher and passed away at the age of 74 in Patterson. Family was most important to ...

August 25, 2015 | | OBITS


Gloria Johnson Ware

Gloria passed away at Manorcare in Reno while recovering from a stroke. She was 89.

August 25, 2015 | | OBITS


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