Douglas Ross Hake Obituary: Jan. 1942 – Jan. 2015 - Doug was born and raised in Stanislaus County. He was raised on the family farm north of Denair and attended schools there, graduating from high school with the Class of 1960. He then attended Modesto Junior College with an emphasis in Ag. While attending MJC and working on the family farm he also worked part-time for Joe Lema.
Micaela J. Hernandez Obituary: Sep 1923 ~ Dec 2014 - Visitation at Allen Mortuary on Mon, Dec 29th from 4 to 6 pm with Rosary at 6:00. Celebration of Life Mass at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Hilmar on Tuesday, Dec. 30th at 10 am. Burial to follow at N. Hilmar Cemetery.
John Peter Rasmussen Obituary: Feb. 1933 - Nov. 2014 - Dr. John P. Rasmussen died on Nov. 2 after a short illness at the Laurel Creek Health Center in Fairfield. Born in Madera in 1933, he joined the Naval Reserve while still in high school. After receiving his B.A. from Fresno State College with highest honors, he went on active duty with the U.S.S. Princeton in the far east. He went on to earn his M.A. and Ph.D. at Stanford University where he met his future wife, Patricia Marks (Deceased).
Bruce Leon Wejmar Obituary: July 1947 – September 2014 - Bruce lost his battle with cancer on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. He was born and raised in Turlock and attended Turlock schools and graduated from Turlock High School in 1965. An Army Veteran from 1966-1968, he served in Vietnam from 1967-1968. Bruce worked for International Paper/Evergreen for 42 years.
Barbara A. Merritt Obituary: Feb 1943 ~ Sept 2014 - Barbara Ann Merritt, 71, of Turlock, died peacefully at her home in Turlock following a long illness. Barbara was a native of Bronx, New York, and moved to California in 1969 after meeting her future husband James Merritt; they married in 1970 and lived in Turlock for 41 years.
Richard Allen Root Obituary: January 1930 - September 2014 - Richard Allen Root, 89, died September 18, 2014, at Elness Convalescent in Turlock. He was born March 21, 1925, in Los Angeles, California, to Frank and Emma (Berger) Root.
Turlock police recently gave an update on panhandling in Turlock and are asking for the public’s assistance in helping with enforcement. “We’ve done our best to try to deal with this through enforcement alone, and will continue to do all of the enforcement activity necessary with the public’s help for those specific sections that are enforceable,” said Turlock Police Captain Steve Williams at the most recent City Council meeting.
Construction has begun on the Buffalo Wild Wings going in to the Monte Vista Crossings expansion, with an anticipated June opening. Buffalo Wild Wings was rumored last October, while the company was in negotiations with Hall Equities Group, LLC, however construction only recently began.
The Pacific Maritime Association (PMA), which heads the administration and negotiations of labor agreements with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), has decided to suspend West Coast Port operations resulting in much public outcry over adverse economic effects and loss of business in the Central Valley. Members of PMA have moved to temporarily suspend premium-pay weekend and holiday vessel operations on four upcoming dates, while yard, gate and rail operations will continue at terminal operators’ discretion. In Southern California, terminal operators will expand daytime vessel operations on non-holiday weekdays.
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