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2 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star
John F. Gerling's bicycle sat in his garage gathering dust for many years, until about a decade ago when he entered a 60-mile bike ride for charity.
3 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee
The Modesto City Schools board will hold a lengthy closed-door meeting Monday before tackling a relatively light agenda with several reports and a raft of school year contracts to consider, ranging from after-school programs to software licenses.
8 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee
State Sen. Mark DeSaulnier says a Senate investigative report to be released this week will show how the California Department of Transportation knowingly accepted substandard work by a Chinese firm that welded most of the new roadway and tower.
12 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee
Cedar Point spokesman Bryan Edwards says a cable on the Skyhawk ride disconnected at about 10 p.m. Saturday.
16 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee
In December 2010, a gunman wearing a helmet left with more than $1.5 million in chips - many ranging in denominations from $10,000 to $25,000 each - from the Bellagio.
Backpacks and free food may have been the draw at the Modesto Gospel Mission Back to School Block Party, but the volunteer spirit was the true star.
Stanislaus Superior Court, for the first time, is moving a murder trial because its courtrooms are not big enough to handle the number of defendants and attorneys involved.
The Redding Record Searchlight reports the accident occurred on Highway 44 near Millville about 9:30 p.m. Friday, when a Toyota Camry crossed into oncoming traffic, crashed into a fence and rolled several times.
The Monterey Herald reports that police officers in Greenfield discovered the filthy conditions when they served a search warrant at the house Wednesday.
City News Service say a wrongful death suit was filed Friday against the county's child welfare and social services divisions, the Sheriff's Department, the Palmdale school district, and the boy's mother and her boyfriend.
Police say 57-year-old Gabriel Ortega of Hollywood was struck in the face in June when he stepped between the man and the boy at a Hollywood McDonald's.
A longtime Modesto meat processor and distributor that employs more than 100 workers is considering expanding its business and creating scores of new jobs – but the growth may not happen here.
Volunteers 18 and older for several opportunities ranging from set up, parking, tickets, hospitality, etc.
Luring us out of our comfortable living rooms and into darkened movie theaters takes a lot more than just the smell of hot, buttered popcorn these days.
Don's Mobile Glass is planning a multimillion-dollar expansion and move onto the former Scenic Nursery site.
The boy was in the living room of a home around 3 p.m. Thursday when the shooting began.
According to the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department, detectives from Riverbank Police Services were walking along the river, talking to people in the hopes of locating Juan Alipio Hernandez, 47, when they spotted a body at about 9:30 a.m. The body, located near the river, was not positively identified.
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Updated: Sun Jul 27, 2014 06:55 pm
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