Thursday Sep 11
Detectives: Suspect In Riverbank Murder Arrested At Turlock Walmart
According to the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department, 33-year-old Riverbank resident Issac Vaughn was arrested Wednesday night for the murder of 59-year-old Jesus Quintana. Vaughn has been booked on a charge of murder at the Stanislaus County Jail.
Four Family Members Charged in Multi-State Conspiracy to Sell Counterfeit Erectile Dysfunction Drugs
Four family members have been charged with conspiring to traffic in counterfeit erectile dysfunction drugs, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced. On August 28, 2014, a federal grand jury in Fresno returned an indictment charging Holly Gitmed, 38, of Riverbank in Stanislaus County, her ex-husband John Gitmed, 52, of Los Angeles; his daughter Felicia Gitmed, 23, of Los Angeles; and his nephew Anthony Pollino Jr., 36, of Los Angeles, with a conspiracy to traffic in counterfeit goods and commit mail fraud and with trafficking in counterfeit goods.
Los Angeles Times
Family accused of selling fake erectile-dysfunction pills online
A Southern California family was charged Tuesday by federal prosecutors with selling counterfeit erectile-dysfunction drugs, like Viagra and Cialis, online.
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.
CA city WWTP upgrades cut energy costs by 75 percent in new contract
Today, Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, announced the signing of a $3.9-million energy savings performance contract with the city of Riverbank, Calif., after the city recognized that its existing facultative lagoon system may not comply with anticipated future treatment standards for the state of California.
The Modesto Bee
News & Notes
Modesto's interim Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department director is leaving to become general manager of the Pleasant Valley Recreation and Park District in Ventura County.
The Modesto Bee
County could end four-year wait on adjusting development fees
The Board of Supervisors will hold a regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the basement chamber of Tenth Street Place, at 1010 10th St., Modesto.
San Mateo Daily Journal
OP-ED: Hidden gas tax
Perhaps if you're just driving your Prius over to the mall for a new sweater, or popping into the bakery for a fresh croissant, you won't notice the increase in the gas tax that's coming our way.
The Fresno Bee
AM Alert: Gun access, school reserves cap bills get late-session push
After the mass killing of six college students in Isla Vista in May, lawmakers called for new restrictions to prevent mentally ill people from obtaining guns .
The Modesto Bee
Chemo Crew volunteers offer support those those undergoing cancer treatment
Bridgette Eilers of Riverbank counted on support from her husband, parents, in-laws and friends during chemotherapy for ovarian cancer three years ago.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
The Buzz: Karl Rove's group makes early ad buy for Doug Ose
Over the objections of school leaders, last-minute budget language capped the amount of money California school districts can set in reserve.