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Little shelter in the land of the scam, home of the fleeced

A circle in hell has been set aside for financiers who fleece ordinary folks. This hot place has long rung with demands of death to the agency that protects working Americans from their pillage. President Trump is on the case as he tries to kill the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau by putting its enemies in charge.

November 28, 2017 | BY FROMA HARROP Creators Syndicate | Editorial


Libraries spark imagination with December literary, crafting events

Children, teens and adults can take part in free programs at the Turlock Library this December, beginning with the month-long Find the Grinch program. Throughout the month, children are invited to find the Grinch hiding in the library's children's room for a chance to win a small prize. Find the Grinch is sponsored by the Friends of the Turlock Library.

November 28, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Local


Stanislaus State sets goals for transformative future

With a "sense of place, inclusion, transformation and future," Stanislaus State University has set a vision for 2025 with a new strategic plan to guide them there.

November 28, 2017 | BY ERIC ESCALANTE Turlock Journal | Education


Ruth A. Woodward

Born in Canada, a resident of Turlock. Leaves behind 4 children, 5 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren.

November 28, 2017 | | OBITS


Duane Jenkins

Duane Jenkins of Turlock, California (previously of Auberry) has passed away. He taught in elementary schools for 38 years in Riverdale, McKittrick, and Auberry. He retired in 1988. He was an athlete and coach. Duane was also an active member of Lions Club International for many years and after retirement was involved with the Sierra Oaks Senior Center. He was a faithful member of the church of Christ. Duane is survived by Lou Eve Jenkins, his wife of 64 years; his children Duane (Melva) Jenkins, Jr. of Tejeras, NM; Dana (Matt) Rickard of Turlock, CA; Gil (Diana) Jenkins formerly of ...

November 28, 2017 | | OBITS


Margarite Gaynell Baker

Born and raised in Oklahoma, she came to California about 1947, living in Cressey and Delhi before moving to Turlock in 1968. Calvary Baptist Church was a very important part of her life where she made many friends, teaching Sunday school, being a Deaconess, and working in the kitchen. She worked very hard, including in the Turlock High School cafeteria. As a 4-H Leader, she taught many girls her passion of Every weekend her home was full of family and friends. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

November 28, 2017 | | OBITS


Don A. Damas

Don A. Damas, 64, died. Fri. Nov. 17, 2017 in Abilene, KS. He was born Nov. 10, 1953 in Patterson, CA, the son of George F. and Lucille D. (Pierce) Damas. Don grew up in and around Patterson and attended local schools. On Oct. 21, 1978, he married Renee in Reno, NV; they had a daughter and later divorced.

November 28, 2017 | | OBITS


Repeal of gas tax would shake state politics to core

The perfect storm is gathering on the horizon for another California tax revolt.

November 24, 2017 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


IN SERVICE

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Kari Larson graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

November 24, 2017 | | Local


Furnishing former foster youths

Jenna Sanchez was spiraling into a vortex of depression and hopelessness. She worried about things no teenager should have to brood over.

November 24, 2017 | BY PAUL ROUPE Turlock Journal | Local


A volunteer for the ages

For the past five and a half years, 91- year-old Marshall Lazar has been volunteering at the United Samaritans Foundation in Turlock.

November 24, 2017 | BY PAUL ROUPE Turlock Journal | Local


Howard Training Center celebrates 50th anniversary

Approximately 40 persons attended a two-hour open house last week to celebrate Howard Training Center's half-century of work to improve the lives of developmentally disabled adults.

November 24, 2017 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Local


Caballero sets sights on Cannella’s Senate seat

State Assemblywoman Anna Caballero, a Salinas Democrat, announced her candidacy for the 12th Senate District presently held by Anthony Cannella of Ceres.

November 24, 2017 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Government


MJC ag student fundraiser benefits Westside 4-H

Modesto Junior College agriculture students felt compelled to give back to the community this season, so the Young Farmers Club organized a BBQ chicken meal on Nov. 1 that raised over $2,000 to benefit the Westside Ministries' Community Cultivators 4-H program.

November 24, 2017 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education


Henry Franklin Olson

Henry went to be with the Lord, August 19, 2017 at 100 years and 4 months old. He was born April 10, 1917 in his rural home in Turlock to his Swedish immigrant parents, Nels and Sophia Olson.

November 22, 2017 | | OBITS


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America — and the world — changed 76 years ago this week

Bummed about the economy?

December 08, 2017 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial


Federal government is threatening vital financing for affordable housing

California's housing crisis has been well documented. What isn't as widely understood, however, are the financing tools we use in the production of ...

December 08, 2017 | BY TIA BOATMAN PATTERSON | Editorial


Go green for the holidays

Are you one of those organized people who is already prepared for the coming winter holidays? Or do you still have plans to make and ...

December 08, 2017 | | Government


IN SERVICE

U.S. Air Force Airman Alexander T. Rosales graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

December 08, 2017 | | Local


Charles Walter Magneson

Charles Walter Magneson passed away at home on Friday, November 17, 2017, at the age of 94. His family surrounded his bedside singing his favorite ...

December 08, 2017 | | OBITS


Velma Louise Deckard

Velma Louise Deckard, a loving and devoted mother, is now in the arms of her Lord. Born in Prairie Grove, Arkansas in the spring of ...

December 08, 2017 | | OBITS


Jimmy Con Torbett

Jimmy C. Torbett, 77 of Delhi, passed away suddenly. He was born to J.B. and Edith Torbett in Tennessee. He was a Merchant Marine ...

December 08, 2017 | | OBITS


Christian V. L. Chin

Christian V. L. Chin, 60, of Turlock died peacefully on Dec. 6, 2017 at Doctors Medical Center in Modesto after battling liver cancer. His illness ...

December 08, 2017 | | OBITS


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