Tuesday Mar 11
The Modesto Bee
Wine Line: Readers' respond to wine rules
In the Jan. 22 Wine Line, I listed five rules that help me keep this column consumer-friendly.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Fresno County fire captain sues Foster Farms, Costco after getting sick
Robert Jeremiah Wittwer, 30, got sick soon after he purchased a package of chicken around Oct. 4 – three days before a federal agency reported that 278 people might have been infected with salmonella from Foster Farms chicken that was undercooked or improperly handled.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Livingston fireworks ordinance raises questions of fairness
"We do just as much in the community for the youth," said Joey Chavez from the church group Knights of Columbus.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
After agreement, Livingston council votes to cut police officers' pay
City leaders reached an agreement with the Police Department's two employee unions – the Livingston Police Officers' Association and the Livingston Police Supervisors' Unit – after more than a year of negotiations.
Davis announces campaign committee
Davis City Council candidate Robb Davis has announced the formation of his campaign coordination committee and invites local residents to his first major fundraiser.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Contra Costa Times
Good Neighbors by Faith Barnidge: Adults, teens and businesses honored for community support
The Concord Historical Society has been offered a matching funds grant up to $200,000 to jump-start the fund drive to restore the recently relocated 1928 Masonic Temple into the Concord History Museum and Resource Center at the Masonic Temple.
The Modesto Bee
Authorities identify woman who died at rest stop
Emergency responders were called to the rest stop just south of Turlock on Wednesday evening.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Buhach Colony's Swartwood resigns as football coach; assistant takes over
Swartwood's resignation became official on Wednesday night with the Merced High School Union Board of Trustees approved his hiring at Merced High.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Livingston schools locked down, possible hoax
Two Livingston schools were locked down briefly Thursday after separate reports of armed men on campuses that were apparently hoaxes.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Teen's punishment reduced for beer in school lunch
A Livingston mother says her son made an honest mistake while packing his school lunch bag, but that mistake is costing him dearly.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
The Fresno Bee
Bee executive Bender named publisher of Merced Sun-Star
Valerie Bender, vice president of community publications at The Fresno Bee, on Friday was named president and publisher of the Merced Sun-Star .
Thu Feb 20, 2014
The Fresno Bee
Workers in Livingston sort sweet potatoes. The powerful fumigant...
Workers in Livingston sort sweet potatoes. The powerful fumigant Telone rids the soil of pests and diseases and is commonly used when planting trees, vines or other crops like sweet potatoes.
The Union Democrat
Alliance to debut spring break classes for youth
The Tuolumne County Arts Alliance will offer its first session of spring break classes in the fundamentals of art during the week of March 24 to 28. The alliance's annual summer arts camp has been very successful and last summer there wasn't enough room for all the students who wanted to attend.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Livingston council approves urgent contract for water well repairs
Well No. 16, on Olive Avenue, has been offline for about six to eight months, according to Mayor Pro Tem Gurpal Samra.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Yosemite Gateway Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star will have a gourmet breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon March 2 at the Merced Masonic Center, 1810 M St., Merced.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Contra Costa County Sheriff Issues Statement After Federal Appeals...
The 9th circuit court of appeals on Thursday struck down California's concealed weapons rules, saying they violate the Second Amendment right to bear arms.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Around Town for Feb. 14, 2014
St. Paul Lutheran School invites all families with children who will be entering kindergarten in the fall of 2014 to attend a Kindergarten Roundup and Information Night 6 p.m. Feb. 27 at St. Paul Lutheran School, 2916 McKee Rd. During the evening, parents will get information about the benefits of Core Knowledge and Core Virtues Curriculum and see ... (more)
19-year-old man arrested after Highway 99 pursuit
An 18-year-old Fresno man was taken into custody Wednesday evening after a pursuit on Highway 99 with law enforcement, the California Highway Patrol reported.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
ArtAbout includes museum
Mary Lee Thomson, exhibit coordinator at the Hattie Weber Museum, and Dennis Dingemans, museum director, take a trip back in time with vintage valentines and a 1908 Weber upright piano once owned by the pioneer Schmeiser family.