As I watched the news last week on the Dallas shooting, I was sickened. This is a time for all people of all races to come together. Life matters. Law enforcement officers put their lives on the line every day, and there are a lot of good officers across America, from every department. I'm very close to one, my son.
Pokémon and books, 'gotta catch 'em all!' Individuals can share tips for playing Pokémon GO as well as enjoy a slice of pizza at the Keyes Library at 5:30 p.m. July 28. The Keyes Library is a PokéStop so individuals will be able to collect items and catch a Pokémon during their visit. There are also other PokéStops and a Gym within one block of the library. Participants are also welcome to bring their Pokémon cards to play the Pokémon Trading Card game. Pokémon graphic novels will be available for ...
July 14, 2016|
It took Denair's Tony Silveira 16 years to win for the first time, but only one year to do it again as the veteran driver claimed his second consecutive victory in Monday's "Traditional Turmoil" Destruction Derby, presented by the Turlock Lions Club, in the Food Maxx Arena at the Stanislaus County Fair.
July 12, 2016|
BY DALE BOSOWSKI
A local store that sells items which have seen their fair share of years pass is now celebrating a birthday of its own. Main Street Antiques will turn 20 on Aug. 1, and for the past two decades the downtown location has provided the Turlock community with a wide variety of unique antiques.
The Stanislaus County Fair and the Salvation Army are holding a toy drive at the Fair gates on Thursday. Fair guests who donate one or more toy will receive two carnival ride tickets from Butler Amusements. All donations will help local children receive gifts for Christmas this year.
Jeffrey Puthuff, age 54, passed away unexpectedly in July 2016 at Doctor's Hospital in Modesto, CA. Jeff was born in the winter of 1962 in Ceres, California. He graduated high school from Modesto Christian. Jeff was a dreamer who had big goals in life. He was self-employed and was launching his FotoBomb computer program. Jeff was very passionate about his work and he enjoyed sports, fishing and hunting. Most of all, Jeff loved spending time with his children.
Ann Bakus was born on June 23, 1931 in Baghdad, Iraq to Henry and Ashkhen George. She passed into God's presence on July 9, 2016. She came to America as a Christian immigrant in her teen years, graduated from Turlock High School and attended Modesto Junior College. She obtained her citizenship and was very proud to be an American. She married Ephraim Bakus in Turlock, CA on August 23, 1959 and had three children, Robert Bakus of Turlock, CA, Susan Bakus of Ceres, CA, and Karen Meade of Turlock, CA.
There is an epidemic going on in the United States that leaves no community unaffected, and unfortunately, the Obama Administration is either unaware of its severity or has chosen to ignore the systemic wounds it has inflicted on our society. The conversation about the need for mental health reform, for a national campaign to end the stigma surrounding mental illness, to promote mental wellbeing as vitally important as physical wellbeing, has been just that – a conversation – for too long.