Merced County Births

June 7, 2013 

Edgar and Jessica Lopez announce the birth of their daughter, Dalilah Crystal Lopez on May 16, 2013, 6 pounds,

4 ounces, and 19 inches long. Edgar will join sibling, Davian. Maternal grandparents are Jose and Sarah Ortiz. Paternal grandparents are Jesus Lopez and Alicia Avila.

Jose and Jennifer Pena announce the birth of their son, Julius Alexander Pena on May 16, 2013, 7 pounds, 7 ounces, and 201/2 inches long. Julius will join sibling, Jose Nicolas Pena. Maternal grandparents are Lorenzo and Genoveva Maciel. Paternal grandparents are Jose Tejeda and Maria Pena.

Jack Vann and Marissa Vargas announce the birth of their son, John Nathaniel Vann on May 17, 2013, 7 pounds ,7 ounces, and 201/2 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Manuel and Anita Vargas. Paternal grandparent is John Vann.

David and Kristin Rocha announce the birth of their son, Kyle Wayne Rocha on May 17, 2013, 8 pounds, 5 ounces, and 201/2 inches long. Kyle will join sibling, David Joseph Rocha. Maternal grandparents are Randy and Donna Woods. Paternal grandparents are Jorge and Rosa Rocha.

Richard Martinez and Hilda Abarca announce the birth of their son, Richard Martinez Jr.

on May 17, 2013, 6 pounds,

14 ounces, and 19 inches long. Richard will join sibling, Areli Noemi Martinez. Maternal grandparents are Bulfrano and Juana Abarca.

Joshua Ryan Shaw and Ashley Nicole Cooper Shaw announce the birth of their daughter, Emly Lynn Shaw on May 17, 2013,

7 pounds, 15 ounces, and

21 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Kenneth Douglas and Lori Lynn Cooper. Paternal grandparents are Kenneth Michael and Christina Suzanne Shaw.

Chong Moua announces the birth of her son, Ian Tsim Meej Thao on May 17, 2013, 4 pounds, 11 ounces, and 19 inches long. Ian will join siblings, Nathan Thao, Joseph Thao and Makayla Thao. Maternal grandparents are Dia Yang and Pao Moua. Paternal grandparents are Hue Thao and Mai Xiong Thao.

Anna Xiong and Neng Lee announce the birth of their daughter, Lesle Dej Nag Lee on May 18, 2013, 7 pounds, 10 ounces, and 193/4 inches long. Lesle will join sibling, Gabby Jarplia Lee. Maternal grandparents are Blia Vang Xiong and Thong Lee Xiong. Paternal grandparents are Vang Lee and Shua Xiong.

Nathan and Lori Miller announce the birth of their son, Crew Nathan Miller on May 18, 2013, 8 pounds and 211/2 inches long. Crew will join sibling, Reese Miller. Maternal grandparents are Scott Dastrup and Gina Barton. Paternal grandparents are David and Deborah Miller.

Michael and Holly Chavez announce the birth of their son, Matthew Steven Chavez on

May 19, 2013, 7 pounds,

2 ounces, and 191/2 inches long. Matthew will join siblings, Cassandra Felix, Michael Chavez III and Aiden Chavez. Maternal grandparent is Song Xiong. Paternal grandparents are Michael and Christina Chavez Sr.

Luke and Leslie Fenton announce the birth of their son, Luke Dean Fenton Jr. on May 20, 2013, 9 pounds, 1 ounce, and

20 inches long. Luke will join siblings, Irene Chavez and Isabel Maldonado. Maternal grandparents are Vivian Mendoza and the late Juan Mendoza. Paternal grandparents are Ernest and Betty Fenton.

Luis A. and Elbia Madrigal announce the birth of their son, Noe Madrigal on May 21, 2013,

5 pounds, 4 ounces, and

18 inches long. Noe will join sibling, Sara Madrigal. Maternal grandparents are Ramon Martinez and Elva Garcia. Paternal grandparents are Jose Luis Madrigal and Maria del Carmen Salsedo.

Ed and Sofia Gonzalez announce the birth of their twin daughters, Jade and Juel Gonzalez. Jade weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 19 inches long and Juel weighed 6 pounds

1 ounce and was 19 inches long. Jade and Juel will join siblings, June Gonzalez and Jack Gonzalez. Maternal grandparent is Sharon Salinas. Paternal grandparents are Emilio and Maria Gonzalez.

Charles and Ursula Pereira announce the birth of their son, Jake Wayne Pereira on May 21, 2013, 6 pounds, 10 ounces, and 20 inches long. Jake will join sibling, Hank Anthony Pereira. Maternal grandparents are Charles and Mary Ann Jay. Paternal grandparents are Anthony and Pam Pereira.

Fernando Arellano and Lindsey Avila announce the birth of their daughter, Emma Luis on May 22, 2013, 6 pounds 12 ounces and 201/2 inches long. Emma will join sibling, Jordan Avila. Maternal grandparents are Trish Anderson, Shane Jordan and George and Josephine Avila. Paternal grandparent is Maria Perez.

Samuel and Llecenia Almanza announce the birth of their son, Julian A. Almanza on May 22, 2013, 8 pounds, 9 ounces, and

21 inches long. Julian will join siblings, Marcus, Eric and Vincent. Maternal grandparent is Maria Prado. Paternal grandparents are Samuel and Delia Almanza Sr.

Darren and Christine Pickard announce the birth of their daughter, Reagan Lynn Pickard on May 22, 2013, 7 pounds,

1 ounce, and 22 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Glenn and Debbie Stickles. Paternal grandparents are Larry and Terri Pickard.

Brett Charles Dawkins and Princess Sarnillo announce the birth of their daughter, Sophia Marie Dawkins in May 23, 2013,

7 pounds, 3 ounces. Maternal grandparents are Juan and Maria Sarnillo. Paternal grandparents are Larry and Anna Dawkins.

Monico Jamir Pena and Jacqueline Avila announce the birth of their daughter, Jaylah Anais Pena on May 23, 2013,

6 pounds, 15 ounces, and

201/2 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Jose and Evangelina Avila. Paternal grandparents are Monico and Cinthya Pena.

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