My princess Nicole raised herself up to a higher plane of life peacefully in her sleep at home following a two year seven month battle with multiple myeloma at 3:02 a.m., Friday, September 16, 2016. As a teenager she had thought about being a nun and spent her life selflessly caring for others starting as oldest of seven with three brothers; Phillip, John and Andre and three sisters Susan, Lillian and Denise. All but one of them, Lillian who passed on in 2011, still live in England as does her mother Jean Cattermole. She is also survived by ...
John Ryan Van Unen was born in Manteca, CA April 16, 1973. He entered into rest September 16, 2016 at age 43. He graduated from Oakdale High School in 1991 and attended Modesto Junior College. He was employed as an anodizer at Pac West Coating. He will be remembered for his generous spirit, kind heart and willingness to help those in need. He loved music, fishing, motorcycles and had a special love for his daughter Amber Van Unen. He is survived by his daughter Amber Van Unen of Oklahoma City, his parents John and Linda Van Unen of Oakdale, sister ...
LIVERMORE – Hailing from the Spanish Canary Islands, timple virtuoso Germán López will bring the traditional music of the islands, flavored with his own contemporary style, to the Bankhead Theater on Friday evening, Sept. 30.
DEAR DIDI: We have a pit mix, female, about four years old that chases bees and has been stung three to four times in her mouth. I'm sure this is quite painful and she will have a swollen lip for a couple of days. She still tries to catch them, why would she do this knowing it will hurt? Is she just dumb? LOL or is this a common thing? We have had many dogs over the years and none of them ever got stung. ‑Manteca Pit Daddy
The Modesto Junior College Friends of Music presents a piano recital by Omri Shimron, D.M.A., on Friday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. in the Recital Hall - Music 108, on East Campus, 435 College Ave., Modesto. The recital program includes works by J.S. Bach, F. Chopin, C.P.E. Bach, Frederico Mompou and M. Wiesenberg. Tickets are $15 general admission and $10 for students of all ages and senior citizens (62 and older).
Mark your calendar for the upcoming Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, Oct. 1 at the Odd Fellows Hall on the main street of La Grange, sponsored by the LaFayette Lodge #65 of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF). You can sit down to a plate of their special recipe spaghetti, enjoy some neighborly conversation over an ice cream sundae and buy a chance to win big in the raffle.
The Columbia Chamber of Commerce hosts its 32nd annual Harvest Festifall on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 8 and 9 on the streets of Columbia State Historic Park. The event runs 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
The San Joaquin-Stanislaus CattleWomen selected Delores Henriques as the 2016 Cowbelle of the Year during their Sept. 20 meeting. She was given an engraved cowbell and a sterling silver pendant to celebrate her hard work. The award singles out an outstanding member who dedicates a significant amount of time and effort to promote the beef industry.
Work has now started on another street project in town, this one on North Second Avenue between C and E streets. The project will include pavement, water and sewer main replacement and is being funded with a variety of city and tax funds. The work is on the street that normally allows access to the police department; access can be made from North Third.
Hay is being set for pumpkins, participants and hay rides as the staff of Bloomingcamp Ranch prepares for its annual Harvest Festival. The event will be hosted at the ranch just east of Oakdale on Saturday, Sept. 24 and Sunday, Sept. 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.