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Modesto has reached a deal to end the legal action filed against it by Stanislaus Food Products Co., in which the tomato cannery claimed the city has overcharged it by more than $10 million in wastewater fees since 1999.
From left, singer-guitarist Patty Castillo Davis, MoBand director George Gardner and street singer Dellanora Green were the panel in a discussion about how to balance access with excellence in the arts Thursday at the McHenry Museum.
A woman on Thursday pleaded no contest to conspiracy to commit grand theft in a case involving a Modesto bail bonds business owner accused of extortion.
A group of supporters from Modesto and Turlock headed to the Mexican Consulate in Sacramento on Wednesday to present a formal request for the release of a doctor arrested by authorities in Michoacán.
The contract calls for the Roseville-based firm to receive as much as $18,500 for its work and as much as $6,900 for expenses, such as travel, advertising and conducting background checks on candidates.
The effort to oust Modesto City Council members Dave Cogdill and Jenny Kenoyer from office is over, with organizers saying they made little progress in collecting the voter signatures needed to put recall elections on the ballot.
A preliminary hearing for a west Modesto murder case was stopped again Thursday because one of the defendants was too ill to continue.
Fire Department spokeswoman Katherine Main says the engine caught fire and the 25-foot boat took on water around 7 a.m. Thursday.
According to Turlock Police, officers were called to Emanuel Medical Center at 11:03 a.m. Tuesday.
The freak accident Wednesday prompted temporary suspension of construction of the controversial Marine Transfer Station on the Upper East Side.
Boeger Sauvignon Blanc, MacMurray Chardonnay, MacMurray Pinot Noir, Boeger Barbera, Peachy Canyon Zinfandel, Cameron Hughes Collection Cabernet Sauvignon will be poured.
A northeast Modesto neighborhood has rallied in an effort to capture an elusive dog that has been living off the land in a dirt field for at least three weeks.
Jason Quero was arraigned in Alameda County Superior Court Tuesday on 10 felony charges that allege the molestation of the two students.
Attorney Steven O'Connor told a Stanislaus County judge to hold him in contempt of court and report him to state bar officials as he refused to proceed with the case because he believed he failed his client, the Modesto Bee reported .
The U.S. Office of Special Counsel has directed the Interior Department to investigate whether U.S. Bureau of Reclamation officials in California and parts of Nevada and Oregon have violated the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act.
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Updated: Fri Jul 11, 2014 03:20 am
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