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911 briefs -- Published Sept. 16, 2014
As traffic slowed around 3:12 p.m., Joffrey Scaerou, 26, of France, driving a 2014 Dodge Caravan at an excessive speed for conditions, hit the rear end of a 1998 Mercury Grand Marquis, pushing it into the rear of a 1999 Lexus SUV driven by Maricela De Cabral, 29, of Stockton, the CHP reported. The force of the collision caused the Mercury to catch fire.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Editorial: Help the disabled by fixing ADA scams
Ken Hildebrand and Don Lee, the owners of Barnwood Restaurant in Ripon, had to close their business because they couldn't afford to fight a lawsuit brought by a serial filer of disabled-access complaints. Stories of bottom-feeding attorneys and their professional victims running a legal extortion scam are not new.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
California Foster Families linking parents, kids in need of a home
And in the world of foster care, the ability to sustain connections is vital. Are the foster parents doing all they're supposed to do? Are the placement children behaving? How are strangers getting along? Is the connection inside the home a healthy one? Foster-care placement is one of the most critical decisions made in the life of a child who is a ward of the state.
E. & J. Gallo contributes $100,000 to Napa earthquake relief, federal funds on the way
E. & J. Gallo Winery , the Modesto-based wine-making giant, has donated $100,000 to Napa earthquake relief efforts, via the American Red Cross , the company said Friday. Gallo, founded in 1933 by Ernest and Julio Gallo , makes wines such as Gallo Family Vineyards, Barefoot Cellars, Frei Brothers Reserve and William Hill Estate, among many others.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Spank! the Fifty Shades Parody to Play Gallo Center, 10/11
A wickedly funny, adult-themed spoof of the 'Fifty Shades' trilogy of erotic romance novels by E. L. James is coming to the Gallo Center for the Arts for one night only. "SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody" takes the stage at 8 pm on Saturday, October 11. Tickets for the show range in price from $19 to $59, and may be purchased online at www.galloarts.org , by calling 338-2100 , or from the Gallo Center ticket office at 1000 I Street in downtown Modesto.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
The Fresno Bee
Valley politicians promote water bond to voters
The California Latino Water Coalition gave thanks Wednesday to a wide array of individuals -- most notably a bipartisan group of state lawmakers -- for their roles in forging a $7.5 billion water bond that will go to voters in November. As state Sen. Anthony Cannella, R-Ceres, noted in his remarks, those who paved the way included former state Sen. Dave Cogdill, a Modesto Republican who worked on the original 2009 bond.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
1972 Chevy C10 - Guapo's Clean Short
There's more than one way for a person to find themself sitting in the driver seat of their most desired dream truck.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
The Union Democrat
News of Record for August 29, 2014
11:17 a.m., Twain Harte - Someone on Longeway Road put a "stop payment" on a check to a tree-service company because the services were not done.
Dunkin' Donuts Belatedly Debuts a Dark-Roast Coffee
Hard to believe, but somehow, Dunkin' Donuts made it through the several-decades-long dark-roast-coffee era without ever having sold its own.
Dirk Verdoorn's Friday NorCal Forecast 8.29.14
I THINK HE IS HUNGRY AT THIS POINT. DON'T ASK THEM ANY MORE QUESTIONS. LET HIM MEET.
Most Distressed in California, Florida
Save the date: October 21-22 and be part of the action at CCIM THRIVE , a dynamic event and collaboration between GlobeSt.com and CCIM.
Fast-acting passerby saves 2 people from canal crash
In the middle of traffic Thursday afternoon near Hughson, a driver spotted something unexpected: A van going airborne and then crashing into a deep canal.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Modesto Homeowners Decry Public Shaming, Fines From Water District Over Alleged Water Theft
Modesto homeowners get an attorney to fight the fine and save their reputations after the Modesto Irrigation District publicly accused them of stealing water.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Healing burns at Shriners Hospitals for Children Northern California
Dr. David Greenhalgh, chief of burns at Shriners Hospitals for Children Northern California, is shown last week.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
My Mother Lode
Highway 108 Crash Nears Lovers Leap
The fatal victim in yesterday's crash on Highway 108 near Lovers Leap was an 81-year-old from Modesto.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Customer Interaction Solutions
Apply now: Amazon to hire 200 more employees for Tracy warehouse [The Modesto Bee :: ]
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Aug. 27--TRACY -- Amazon plans to hire more than 200 additional permanent full-time employees at its 1.2 million-square-foot fulfillment center in Tracy.
KMVT Twin Falls
Oregon Police Identify Man Charged With Stabbing Jerome Truck Driver
Oregon State Police have identified the person they have charged with the stabbing of Jerome truck driver Charles D. VanZante.
Sonoma Valley Sun
The greatest job in the world
You always remember the first week of school. You remember your freshman year in high school, sitting in class at Davis High in Modesto, nervous and excited, new people, new experiences, new pressures, who will you become? Where will you end up? What path will you choose? Years later you still feel the excitement, the potential of the next nine ... (more)
Dunkin's California Expansion Plans Kick Off
Dunkin' Donuts has tried, and failed, in the past to gain a foothold in California.