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Family of 7 lost everything in electrical house fire on Memorial Day

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A family of seven including five small children said they lost “everything” in an electrical house fire on Memorial Day.

Christopher Gutierrez said his Fiancé Alexis Bustamante was out on Monday picking up one of their kids while Gutierrez was at home washing a new play set he had just bought his kids in their front yard.

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This Memorial Day celebration featured traditional salute with mariachi, folklórico dance

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When Frank Jaramillo returned from a tour of duty with the 75th Airborne Rangers, his welcome home was far from friendly.

“I was yelled at, cussed at, had things thrown at me,” said the 73-year-old Madera resident after he was honored during the city’s Memorial Day celebration at Courthouse Park.

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Memorial Day ceremony’s return sees Turlock remember fallen heroes

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For the first time since 2019, the Turlock community gathered for a Memorial Day service at the city’s cemetery on Monday to honor those who sacrificed their lives while serving their country. 

The annual event, co-hosted by Turlock’s American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars post, was cancelled due to the pandemic last year, with a small demonstration taking place instead of the typical crowd that gathers at Turlock Memorial Park each year. As COVID restrictions begin to lift this year, plenty of people showed up on Monday for a morning of remembrance under the sun which included speeches by representatives from both veterans associations as well as elected officials like Sheriff Jeff Dirkse, Stanislaus County Supervisor Vito Chiesa, Turlock Mayor Amy Bublak, Assemblyman Heath Flora and Congressman Josh Harder.

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