We retired teachers appreciate the efforts of those in the classrooms today. California Retired Teachers Stanislaus Division #38, through their Active Teacher Awards committee, distributed supplies to many teachers this past year.
In her recent editorial, Kristina Hacker asks "whatever happened to Turlock's bridal district?" It is a good question, and in fact, she partially answers it herself. Whether or not the concept was a good idea, the timing could not have been worse. Launched in January 2008 at a time when vacancies downtown were near zero, the Turlock Downtown Property Owner's Association attempted to create a long term vision for downtown to attract new businesses and keep downtown flourishing for years to come.
On Friday, January 20, 2012, the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) ruled that virtually all private health plans will be required to include sterilization and contraceptives, including abortion inducing drugs. A very restricted "religious exemption" is granted to religious groups only if they are serving people of the same belief in a very narrow setting such as a parish and employ people of their own faith. However, the Catholic Church in her health and social services reaches out to all those in need. In effect, the HHS ruling is presuming to define how the Catholic Church ...
Thanks to the giving spirit exhibited by Starbucks in the Turlock area, many foster youth in our community have great memories of the 2011 holiday season. Starbucks lent their support to Aspiranet's third annual holiday gift drive, helping us solicit and collect gifts for foster children and families in need during November and December.
In response to the article in Wednesday's Journal, "Blaze burns Crowell School classrooms;" First and foremost our family would like to thank the teachers and staff for keeping our grandson Aaron Murray and all the other boys and girls safe during this time. Thank God they had their fire escape plans in place.
We would like to thank the community of Turlock for the outpour of love and care towards the children who would have gone without a toy this Christmas.
On behalf of the Turlock Branch of the American Association of University Women, I want to thank the many businesses in Turlock that contributed to our Wine Event Fundraiser. Thanks to your generous support, we were able to raise $6,000 for educational fellowships, scholarships for local high school students and Tech Trek, a summer camp for middle school girls to encourage their interest in math and science.
A couple of weeks ago, I was going to an appointment and went down Mitchell Road. There was a group of men working with a police officer cleaning the side of the road. I assumed they were inmates or men that were working off time.
The Veterans Caucus of the California Democratic Party thanks President Barack Obama for honoring his pledge to bring home all of our troops from Iraq by the end of 2012. We encourage the President to bring the war in Afghanistan – the longest in America's history – to a rapid and responsible close as well. It's time once again to turn veterans' swords into ploughshares and attend to the growing inequities here at home.
I was born in Iran and now my family and I live in Turlock. Life between America and Iran is very different.
Many people say Abe Rojas is a nice guy! Okay. But he's a terrible YCCD college trustee!
Jeff Denham is running again for the California District 10 Congressional seat. I do not pretend to disagree with many of his positions because, honesty ...
After attending the Turlock City Council candidates' forum, I am more convinced than ever that Turlock needs a "Tin Cup" ordinance that prohibits council members ...
Amy Bublak is the right person for a second term as Turlock City council member. She has done a great job staying on top of ...
Steven Nascimento, running for re-election to Turlock's city council in District 4, is the best candidate for the job.
I am happy to write a letter of support for my friend Amy Bublak in her race to remain a member of the Turlock City ...
If you have driven across the railroad tracks at Monte Vista lately, you know that a recent "repair" has created a bumpy and dangerous situation ...
Starting with her freshman year at Stanislaus State, I was fortunate in that I mentored Amy Bublak through five years of a foundation that included ...
I have known Steven Nascimento and his family for many years. Steven is compassionate, selfless and willing to help others in need. Turlock is truly ...
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