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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


100 reasons to jog in 99 degree heat

It was 99 degrees at 12:55 p.m. Monday, perfect for a celebratory jog.

August 18, 2015 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


The kindness of a police officer showed me God's love

Editor:

August 18, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor


Noise pollution continues around fairgrounds

Letter to the editor:

August 18, 2015 | | Letters to the Editor


Denham holds lottery for tickets to see Pope Francis in D.C.

Those wishing to see His Holiness Pope Francis of the Holy See during his trip to Washington, D.C. in September can enter a lottery to obtain tickets from Congressman Jeff Denham.

August 18, 2015 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Government


Report: Drought costs state ag $1.84B and 10,100 jobs in 2015

The drought is tightening its grip on California agriculture, squeezing about 30 percent more workers and cropland out of production than in 2014, according to the latest drought impact report by the UC Davis Center for Watershed Sciences.

August 18, 2015 | | Local


Optimistic Raiders prep for 2015 campaign

Since competing in Super Bowl XXXVII in 2003, the Oakland Raiders have yet to reach the postseason. Last year the team started 0-10, but regrouped and finished the year strong, winning three of their final six games. The offseason has seen many changes, including the arrival of new head coach Jack Del Rio.

August 17, 2015 | BY DENNIS D. CRUZ Oakdale Leader | Sports Professional


Births Aug. 6 to Aug. 12

• Aurelia Pina of Atwater is the mother of a 6-pound-9-ounce girl born Aug. 6 at Emanuel Medical Center.

August 17, 2015 | | Births


Before you go nuts attacking almond growers

"Your (&*!%&**)ing farmers are wasting water growing almonds. Why should we have to sacrifice our lake for them and stupid fish?"

August 17, 2015 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Home water survey kits are in

The City of Turlock has revamped its Home Water Survey Kits and they have just arrived. These water survey kits are a great way for residents to audit their water usage themselves. It will allow customers to see how efficient they are with their water use as well as identify areas for improvement.

August 17, 2015 | | Local


Mary McMahon

Mary McMahon of Turlock, CA went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on July 28, 2015 at home in Turlock at the age of 89 after a long illness.

August 14, 2015 | | OBITS


Theodore A. Rocha

Theodore A. Rocha (Ted) age 88, was born on November 9, 1926 in Volta, CA to Candido & Josephina Rocha and passed away on Friday, August 7, 2015 in Hanford, CA where he had lived previously to moving to Fresno, CA. Ted served in the U.S. Army from 1945-1946. Ted had worked on dairies until relocating to the bay area and then had a career with Leslie Salt and retired after 26 years. He was a member of the Hanford Seniors Club and attended Calvary Chapel. Ted will be most remembered for his passion and love for hunting and being ...

August 14, 2015 | | OBITS


Search underway for Modesto homicide suspect

The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help in locating 26-year old Clarence Moore, who has been identified by detectives as a suspect in the homicide of 49-year old Louis Ramos of Modesto.

August 13, 2015 | | Crime


County opens Day Reporting Center

When the state reduced the state prison population by releasing non-violent felons back onto the streets in October 2011 - as well as shoving probation duties onto counties - local police and sheriffs' departments were unprepared. Places like Stanislaus County didn't have programs in place.

August 13, 2015 | By Jeff Benziger turlock Journal | Local


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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

August 20, 2015 | | OBITS


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