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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


Gas prices inch upward

As the calendar inches closer to summer the gas prices are reflecting a slow trek upward, according to the latest numbers from GasBuddy.com.

April 19, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Stanislaus State cooling tower project wins CSU Water Award

Louie Oliveira admits seeing Stanislaus State's connected system of lakes and ponds from a different perspective than most people.

April 19, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education


David Merwyn Ranes

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.

April 19, 2016 | | OBITS


Pseudo iPhone as iSpy gun goes too far

I wanted to call Kirk Kjellberg an idiot.

April 15, 2016 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Births April 7 to April 12

• Vanessa and Russell McWilliams of Gustine are the parents of a 9-pound-4-ounce girl born April 7 at Emanuel Medical Center.

April 15, 2016 | | Births


Assembly Water Committee passes legislation to help create water storage

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 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Government


New landscape watering hours in effect June 1

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.

April 15, 2016 | | Government


DUSD appoints interim high school principal

Denair High School is bringing in an educational ringer to end the academic year.

April 15, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education


Winners announced for collaborative art exhibit

The winners for the Central California Art Showcase have been announced with a creation from a Modesto artist selected as the Best of Show winner.

April 14, 2016 | | ARTS/LEISURE


Fair’s agricultural education program turns to ‘Bees & Trees’

The Stanislaus County Fair is partnering with local classrooms to build on their education and expand on their knowledge of the area's agriculture.

April 14, 2016 | | Education


COLLEGE ROUNDUP

With a superb final round of 8-under 280, the Stanislaus State men's golf team made a late run at the 43rd Annual Hanny Stanislaus Invitational on Tuesday at the Turlock Golf and Country Club.

April 12, 2016 | | College


Roust the rebels from our mountains

"May God have mercy on Bobby Lee, for I will have none," decreed Union General Joe Hooker during the Civil War. His druthers are my druthers. Confederates have invaded the Sierra Nevada mountains and we must force them out.

April 12, 2016 | BY MATT JOHANSON Special to the Journal | Editorial


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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


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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

April 21, 2016 | | OBITS


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