James Alton Mikkelsen was born in Santa Rosa, CA. He moved to Turlock in 1951, and served for the National Guard for 6 years during the Vietnam era. In 1962 he met his loving wife Marlene and raised their only son Robert Mikkelsen. James worked for JS West Milling as chief engineer for 40 years. He is survived by his wife Marlene; son Robert; mother May Mikkelsen; brother & sister in law Carl, Georgia-Marlene Mikkelsen; niece Allison & nephew Andrew. James is preceded in death by his father Glen Mikkelsen & sister, Janet. A visitation will be held on Friday, April 22, 2016 ...
As a college student studying homelessness in the last 2 months, I have concluded that more efforts have to be exerted to help put an end to the issue of homelessness and help those in need. Despite efforts by various programs and shelters to try and help the homeless people, many of them have not received proper funding by the state, leaving several citizens in need of help. Many people throughout the community are aware of the growing epidemic of homelessness throughout Stanislaus County. According to Stanislaus Housing & Support Services Collaborative, in 2015 there were approximately 1,400 homeless men ...
David Merwyn Ranes entered into rest on April 13, 2016. He was born in China Lake, CA on March 9, 1955 to parents Robert "Bob" Merwyn and Barbara Redford Ranes. David and his younger brother, Mark, were raised in different cities including Oakland, San Francisco, Fairfield and Turlock. David enjoyed fishing and riding his dirt bike as a child. When he wasn't spending time outdoors, he would play in the school orchestra. His favorite hobby in high school and college was photography in which he received many awards.
The Assembly Water, Parks & Wildlife committee passed Assembly Bill 2551 on Tuesday, authored by Assembly members James Gallagher (R- Plumas Lake), Kristin Olsen (R- Riverbank), and Rudy Salas (D- Bakersfield).
April 15, 2016|
The City's current water schedule allows residents with an odd address to water on Wednesday and Sunday. Residents with an even address may water on Tuesday and Saturday. Watering is prohibited between the hours of 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. on weekdays and between noon and midnight on the weekends.