I thoroughly enjoy our current downtown farmers' market. Saturday mornings during the market season is a treat for me. Prior to opening my shop downtown, I treat myself to a cup of coffee while I walk among the various local produce stands, food stands, and craft booths. Can this be replicated by another individual or group? Perhaps. But, I stand with the Turlock Certified Farmers' Market. Why? In short, because the staff and board of directors have created something special. Our market, and I call it "ours" because it belongs to our community, offers locally grown, locally sourced, locally created ...
Mark Jerome LaChapell, 68, of Turlock, California passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Monday, January 25, 2016 at the Alexander Cohen Hospice House in Hughson, CA. He was born in Turlock California to Frank and Camilla LaChapell. He graduated from Turlock High School in 1965 and later received a degree in electrical engineering. For 38 years he worked at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories as a senior electronics design engineer. Over the past 11 years he joined forces with his son, Scott, putting those same skills at work to build LaChapell Audio.
The last time a Warriors women's basketball team won seven straight games, that team advanced to the NCAA tournament. That was the 2002-03 season. This year's team matched that seven-game winning streak with a 63-50 win over Cal State San Marcos Saturday night.
Just days after a fight broke out at the Turlock Sikh Temple, the annual Sikh American Awareness Event was held at the Ceres Community Center in an effort to educate members of law enforcement and the community at large about the Sikh religion.
January 26, 2016|
BY JEFF BENZIGER
Douglas Jerome Perry peacefully passed away at his home with his family Saturday morning Jan. 16, 2016 after a lingering illness. He was born Feb. 19, 1931 in Nebraska but has been a resident of Turlock for over 50 years.
John Sinclair, born a twin at the old Emmanuel Hospital in Turlock, CA on July 20th, 1932 to Bill & Marie Sinclair, died December 11th of December 2015 in Nampa, Idaho. Surrounded by his family he slipped into the arms of his Lord.
Jerry Pettigrew, 82, of Turlock, passed away on Friday, January 22, 2016 at Emanuel Medical Center. Jerry was born in Lockesburg, Arkansas to Godfrey and Ethel (Buchanan) Pettigrew. After he served six years in the Navel Reserves, Jerry worked for various banks as Vice President and Bank Manager for 39 years. He belonged to 20/30 Club, Kiwanis Club, and Men of ESA.