Thursday May 2
Free BMX Ride Nights will run through October from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the first and third Monday of each month at Veterans Park.
Death Notice: Leona May Wilson
Leona May Wilson, 89, died April 14, 2013. She was born July 23, 1923, in Ballico, Calif., and was a 34-year resident of Del Norte County.
The Modesto Bee
Manteca students help promote tire recycling
Seven classes are competing to see which gets the most "likes" this month on a Facebook page set up by Rubber Bark Inc., a Ballico-area company that turns old tires into landscape mulch, playground cover and other products.
UC Merced researcher: Cows' diet can hurt soil, groundwater
When it comes to a cow's diet, many dairy farmers err on the side of caution, often feeding their cows more salts and other minerals than are necessary, according to a report in the Journal of Dairy Science.
Learning as a Team
School typically lets out about 3 p.m. each day. For some students, however, learning continues for several more hours.