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Kaepernick on national Watch Lists

Weeks before he takes a snap in his final season of college football, University of Nevada quarterback and Pitman High graduate Colin Kaepernick has been named to two national Watch Lists.On Monday, it was announced that he was named to the Watch List for the 2010 Walter Camp Player of the Year award and the Maxwell Award, given annually to the nation's outstanding college football player.Kaepernick is entering his senior season with two All-Western Athletic Conference selections, the 2008 WAC Offensive Player of the Year award and is ranked in the top 15 in career rushing yards ...

August 10, 2010 | Staff Reports TURLOCK JOURNAL | College

Why voters should tell Sacramento to bag it

There are two kinds of people in California politics: those who want Sacramento to ban plastic grocery bags and those who just want state pols to pass a budget.The budget is after all - what? - only 39 days late.AB1998 would ban the distribution of single-use plastic bags in 2012. Shoppers would have to bring their own (presumably cloth) bags to the store or pay 5 cents or more per sack.I understand why a ban would appeal to Sacramento lawmakers. Who likes them? The bags, I mean. They're ugly. (Chi-chi shop bags are exempt.) They're uglier after ...

August 10, 2010 | BY DEBRA J. SAUNDERS | Editorial

Milk talk: Another fair season comes to an end

Dear friends, we have survived another fair. We finished the Stanislaus Fair on July 25 and on July 28, we went to the State Fair. The State Fair finished Aug. 1. Two weeks in a row of fair is very tiring but extremely rewarding. The California Milk Advisory Board did it again. They made sure that there was plenty of milk in the barn to drink. We thank them.The talk at the fair this year was the killing of the cow. At the State Fair, there was a misunderstanding between a Springer cow and the security guards. This happened ...

August 10, 2010 | | Letters to the Editor

In Service

Navy Seaman Recruit Turner M. Brennecke, a 2008 graduate of Turlock High School, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.

August 10, 2010 | | Accolades

Planning looks at options for mandated homeless shelter zoning

By August 2011, the City of Turlock must address the lack of homeless shelters in town, according to 2007's Senate Bill 2.

August 10, 2010 | | Government

Deputy district attorney dies at 42

Nate Baker, a deputy district attorney for the Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office died suddenly Thursday morning.

August 06, 2010 | Staff Reports TURLOCK JOURNAL | OBITS

Elsie Marie Carlson

Elsie Marie Carlson, 79, passed away at Brandel Transitional Nursing Center in Turlock on Aug. 6. Elsie was born in Ferndale to Joseph and Angelina Ferreira. She attended Orland Joint Union Elementary School and Del Puerto (Patterson) High School. She married William on Feb. 24, 1962 and moved to Delhi where they farmed grapes and almonds. She was a member of the Turlock Friendship Club and an active member of the St. Jude Catholic Parish in Livingston. She loved shopping, manicures, and spoiling her granddaughter.

August 06, 2010 | | OBITS

Jerry Schell

Jerry Schell, 79, of Denair, passed away on Thursday, July 29 at Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock. He was born in Rocky Comfort, Mo. to Earl and Mina Schell in 1930. Jerry was raised there until he was 13, when his family moved to Delhi.

August 06, 2010 | | OBITS

Lazar runs unopposed in November election

There's no need to hold an election: incumbent Turlock Mayor John Lazar will win a second term as Mayor unopposed.

August 06, 2010 | | Local

Prop. 8 ruled unconstitutional

Same-sex couples have just as much right to get married as heterosexual couples, according to a decision rendered Wednesday in U.S. District Court.

August 06, 2010 | | Government

Lorraine Long

She is survived by her sons, James (Susan) Long of Turlock, Larry (Durena) Long of Turlock, Madiera Long of Ceres and Benchley (Judy) Long of Turlock. She also leaves behind 15 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren, with another great grandchild on the way.

August 06, 2010 | | OBITS

Gary Dale Smith

Gary Dale Smith was born on Feb. 11, 1943 in Modesto to Dale and Martha Smith and died July 23, 2010 in Fayetteville, Ark. at the Veteran's Hospital.

August 06, 2010 | | OBITS

Stanislaus women’s soccer assistant named head coach at Delta College

Adrienne Sorenson, who was a Cal State Stanislaus women's soccer assistant coach last season, has a tough task ahead.It was announced Wednesday that the 23-year old accepted the head coaching gig at Delta College in Stockton, a program that won two games overall, went winless (0-13-1) in the Big 8 Conference and was outscored 73-6 in 2009. But Sorenson seems to be ready for her latest career move, judging by her excitement and experience with the Warriors, who under longtime coach Gabriel Bolton have mentored a handful of former players into becoming coaches in recent years."I am ...

August 06, 2010 | Staff Reports TURLOCK JOURNAL | College

Allen: 'I did it'

After over four years of claims of being innocent, Columbus Allen Jr. admitted in court Monday that he murdered California Highway Patrol officer Earl Scott of Hughson during a 2006 traffic stop.

August 06, 2010 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Special to the Journal | Neighbors Crime

Births July 29 to Aug. 5

· Marisela Arroyo and Julian Lepe of Hilmar are the parents of an 8-pound-3-ounce girl born July 29 at Emanuel Medical Center. · Maria Bermudez and Roberto Quijano of Denair are the parents of a 6-pound-2-ounce girl born July 29 at Emanuel Medical Center. · Nancy and Jose Punzo of Delhi are the parents of an 8-pound-2-ounce girl born July 30 at Emanuel Medical Center. · Nelida Velasquez and Guadalupe Martinez of Turlock are the parents of a 7-pound-6-ounce girl born July 30 at Emanuel Medical Center. · Ciria Hernandez of Merced is the parent of a 7-pound-7-ounce girl born July 30 at Emanuel Medical ...

August 06, 2010 | | Births

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Call for entries: 2018 Congressional Art Competition now underway

U.S. Representative Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) is now accepting submissions for this year's 10th District Congressional Art Competition.

March 16, 2018 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Fine Arts

Births March 9 to March 13

• Viviana Marie Francisco of Turlock is the mother of a 7-pound-10-ounce girl born March 9 at Emanuel Medical Center.

March 16, 2018 | | Births

When ‘illegals’ took over California

The political climate is tense.

March 16, 2018 | BY DENNIS WYATT Turlock Journal | Editorial

Zwahlen ideal candidate for U.S. Congress

I fully support the candidacy of Sue Zwahlen to represent our area in the U.S. Congress. I believe that anyone who has worked with ...

March 16, 2018 | | Letters to the Editor

Prepping your irrigation system for the warmer season helps prevent water loss

Spring is around the corner and although the recent rain prevents the need for watering just yet, there are a number of ways to start ...

March 16, 2018 | | Government

Helen Grabau Christopher

Helen Christopher passed away peacefully at her home at the age of 90. She was a loving and caring mother. Her Christian faith played an ...

March 16, 2018 | | OBITS

Pauline Joyce Baker

Pauline Baker passed away peacefully. She was born to Charles and Margaret Koelzer in Bellflower, CA; she was the seventh child. Upon graduating from Turlock ...

March 16, 2018 | | OBITS

Janice Marie Winans

Janice Marie Winans passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by loved ones. An only child of Robert and Eva McNutt, was born in Visalia ...

March 16, 2018 | | OBITS

Fair to celebrate good times with Kool & The Gang

The Stanislaus County Fair is preparing itself to witness true legends.

March 13, 2018 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Music

John Koftinow

John was born in French Camp, CA and raised in the Russian Colony in Manteca, CA before moving to Turlock in 1944. He graduated from ...

March 13, 2018 | | OBITS

Verna Mae Casey

Verna was born in Denair, CA and passed away at the age of 92 in Turlock. She loved her family dearly and was a caring ...

March 13, 2018 | | OBITS

Allene Nance

Allene Nance, age 91, passed away Saturday March 10, 2018 in Turlock.

March 13, 2018 | | OBITS


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