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Buddy, do you have a spare image of a dead white man?

I get it. There are nothing but dead white guys on American currency and coins.

April 22, 2016 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Community support of Fusion Charter students much appreciated

On April 5, 15 local businesses and organizations provided information about employment opportunities to 130 students at Fusion Charter's first career fair. Attendees also heard from three guest speakers who shared information on what employers are looking for from job candidates to what type of experience they can include on a first resume.

April 22, 2016 | | Letters to the Editor


Births April 12 to April 20

• Jenna and Scott Cortez of Turlock are the parents of an 8-pound girl born April 12 at Emanuel Medical Center.

April 22, 2016 | | Births


Proper disposal of household hazardous waste

Many household hazardous products, such as oven cleaners, paint removers, pesticides, solvents and drain cleaners contain chemicals that are potentially harmful to both people and the environment. Improper disposal of HHW includes pouring them down the drain, on the ground, into storm drain or sewer systems, or in some cases placing them in the trash.

April 22, 2016 | | Government


Lucilleo O. Geiger

ucille Geiger entered heaven at the age of 93. She was born and raised in Clovis, graduating from Fresno Community College. She met Oren, her husband of 65 years, through their District Church Walter League. Oren was later a vicar at her church.

April 22, 2016 | | OBITS


Nancy Ann Leonard

Nancy Leonard, 83, of Modesto, was born to Peter and Anna Baba in Chicago, IL. She passed away in Hughson.

April 22, 2016 | | OBITS


Dayton Y. Larson

Dayton passed away peacefully at his home in Escondido, CA. He now is in heaven with his Lord and Savior.

April 22, 2016 | | OBITS


Caroline Elaine Deering

Caroline Elaine Deering went home to be with the Lord on April 15, 2016. Caroline was born in Modesto, CA to Mr. Eugene and Gertrude Popejoy. Caroline attended First Christian Church of Turlock. She was a humble homemaker, She loved to watch John Wayne movies. Her favorite color was purple. She enjoyed embroidery and quilting. She liked camping and day trips. When the music was on, she could be found on the dance floor. She had a sense of humor and a smile to light up the room. She loved spending time with her best friends Ruth and Sherman Walner ...

April 22, 2016 | | OBITS


Public input sought for new courthouse

The public will have an opportunity to put in their opinion on the new courthouse planned for downtown Modesto at an upcoming public meeting.

April 21, 2016 | | Local


Fair exhibitor deadlines approaching

The exhibitor deadlines are coming up for those wishing to showcase something in the Stanislaus County Fair's 2016 run.

April 21, 2016 | | Local


PAINT IT FORWARD

Every year the crew at Lancaster Painting takes time to give back to a family or organization in need through their Paint It Forward event.

April 21, 2016 | | Local


James Alton Mikkelsen

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 ...

April 21, 2016 | | OBITS


CAMPS AND EVENTS

Fellowship of Christian Athletes presents the first annual Bill Larson Memorial 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament and Slam Dunk Contest on Saturday at Stanislaus State.

April 19, 2016 | | Youth


Ever say to yourself wdtm? (What does that mean?)

The art of communication.

April 19, 2016 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Homelessness in our area

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 ...

April 19, 2016 | | Letters to the Editor


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Turlock tree lovers

The City of Turlock has a long tradition of celebrating Arbor Day - over 25 years - and a little rain didn't dampen Turlock's tree-loving ...

April 28, 2016 | | Local


Fair ticket sales start Saturday

The Stanislaus County Fair will open its box office to sell discounted Fair admission tickets, arena tickets, fair season pass, and discount unlimited ride wristbands ...

April 28, 2016 | | Local


Emanuel launches stroke awareness campaign

During American Stroke Month in May, Emanuel Medical Center, Doctors Medical Center of Modesto and Doctors Hospital of Manteca will launch a comprehensive awareness campaign ...

April 28, 2016 | | Local


TAPO DONATION

It will soon be a lot easier for fans to follow along the play of their little leaguers thanks to a donation from the Turlock ...

April 28, 2016 | | Local


Turlock group to give free performance before ‘Hank Williams: Lost Highway’

The Turlock Sunshine Strummers Ukulele Group will perform Hank Williams songs and other similar favorites during the hour before the May 1 and May 15 ...

April 28, 2016 | | ARTS/LEISURE


Shakespeare enters the Wild West in university adaption

The seventh annual production of Shakespeare Under the Stars will continue at the university with performances of "The Two Gentlemen of Verona."

April 28, 2016 | | ARTS/LEISURE


Distraught Keyes teen leads police on 23-mile chase

A 19-year-old Keyes man was arrested early Saturday morning after leading police on a 23-mile high-speed chase in a car which he took from his ...

April 26, 2016 | Turlock Journal | Crime


Boat expo coming to Woodward

The Stanislaus County Parks and Recreation department will present the inaugural Spring Boat Expo at Woodward Reservoir from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m ...

April 26, 2016 | | Local


Denham honored with Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute award

U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) was honored this week by the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) with their 2016 Leadership in Public Service Award ...

April 26, 2016 | | Government


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