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  1. New trial expected for man convicted in Chandra Levy deathRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | My Mother Lode

    A man convicted of killing Washington intern Chandra Levy is expected to get a new trial after government attorneys on Friday said the "interests of justice" would best be served by one. On Friday, after more than a year of sporadic hearings and legal wrangling, government attorneys withdrew their opposition to a new trial for Ingmar Guandique.


  2. Weekend Crashes Injure TwoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | My Mother Lode

    Separate solo motoring accidents along Highway 49 in Calaveras County sent two people to Doctors Medical Center of Modesto over the weekend. On Saturday, around 1:45 p.m., Juan Medina, 54, of Merced was headed south, driving a 2007 Harley Davidson at about 25 miles per hour when he lost control while taking a left-hand curve just south of Carson Hill.


  3. Brown's Revised Budget Gets Cheers And JeersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | My Mother Lode

    As reported earlier, the Governor unveiled the budget Thursday. It would set aside $3.8 billion to the rainy day fund, increase spending for K-12 and community colleges by $6 billion, and includes $2.2 billion for water conservation projects.


  4. Escalon Man Killed In CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    It occurred during the 10 o'clock hour, east of J-59. The CHP reports that 24-year-old Brenda Barrera of Sunnyvale was driving while under the influence of drugs and allowed her 2005 Mercedes to drift into the opposing traffic lane, and collide head-on with a 2005 Chevy sedan driven by 78-year-old Maxsimiano Aldana of Escalon .


  5. 2 sentenced in fatal Stanislaus County attempted carjackingRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    Two men have been sentenced in Stanislaus County Superior Court for first-degree murder and attempted carjacking in an encounter that took the life of a 21-year-old man nearly five years ago. Superior Court Judge Scott Steffen on Monday sentenced 19-year-old Turlock Diaz to 52 years and six months to life in prison.


  6. Family and friends mourn young mother found burned in fieldRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    Relatives and friends are mourning a young mother whose badly burned body was found in a Stanislaus County orchard this week. Sacramento television station KTXL reports that grieving family members held a candlelight vigil on Friday night honoring Modesto resident Lauren London.


  7. Man kidnapped outside his home escapes captorsRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    Northern California police are looking for a suspect who kidnapped a man at gunpoint outside his home in front of his wife and two small children. The Santa Rosa Press Democrat reports the 25-year-old man was kidnapped in Santa Rosa Tuesday night by a man who forced him into a pickup truck.


  8. Pedestrian In Accident Dies From InjuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    The Stanislaus County Coroners Office contacted the Sonora Police Department this afternoon to say that Warner has now passed away. The PD reports that an investigation into the crash is ongoing.


  9. Former Mother Lode Lawmaker Attends a Rising Stara ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    Modesto, CA - A state assembly member who represented the Mother Lode before the districts were redrawn is now the third California lawmaker to participate in a national bipartisan leadership program for "rising political stars." Invited to join the Aspen-Rodel Fellowship Class of 2015-16, Assembly Republican Leader Kristin Olsen was one of 24 political leaders who attended its initial gathering this past weekend.


  10. Bird flu found at Foster Farms turkey ranch in CaliforniaRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    Hundreds of turkeys at a Central California ranch are being killed to prevent the spread of a type of avian flu that is not a threat to people but can decimate poultry flocks. Foster Farms announced on Saturday that routine food safety screening uncovered the flu outbreak at the Stanislaus County ranch, which was quarantined in keeping with U.S. Department of Agriculture policies.


  11. Mormon church creates 11 new missions worldwideRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    Joining Logan and Orem with new missions are Modesto, California; Yakima, Washington; Trinidad, Costa Rica, Peru, Bolivia, Portugal and Argentina, which lands two new missions. At the same time Friday, the church announced two Salt Lake City missions would be combined into one for a net gain of 10 new missions.


  12. Valley Residents Led CHP On ChaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    The CHP has released the names of the two men arrested following yesterday's high speed chase in Tuolumne County. An officer attempted to pull over a Toyota Camry on Highway 108 near Via Este Road.


  13. Central Catholic tops St. Margaret's 31 19 for D IV titleRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | My Mother Lode

    Hunter Petlansky scored a touchdown and threw two TD passes to Jared Rice to lead Central Catholic of Modesto to a 31-19 victory over St. Margaret's of San Juan Capistrano in the 2014 Division IV CIF State Championship game on Friday. The Raiders win marks its third consecutive state championship and dealt the Tartans its only loss of the season.


  14. Name Released In Hwy 4 FatalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | My Mother Lode

    We now know the identity of the elderly man killed in the big rig versus pickup crash on Highway 4 east of Pool Station Road yesterday. The Calaveras County Corners Office says 82-year-old Everett Morgan of Murphys died in the crash.


  15. Wildcats Playing For ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | My Mother Lode

    The number two seeded Wildcats will take on the top seeded Central Catholic of Modesto. Kickoff is scheduled for seven o'clock at Lincoln High School.


  16. CHP Patrol Car LogoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | My Mother Lode

    The Calaveras County Coroner has released the name of the 18-year-old killed Thursday in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 4 east of Stallion Way. The teen has been identified as Jon Paul Carrero of Copperopolis.


  17. Man attacked by pit bulls in California diesRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | My Mother Lode

    Sheriff's officials say the man who was mauled along with his 77-year-old mother by a pack of pit bulls in central California has died. Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson said Wednesday that the 59-year-old man died of multiple traumatic injuries suffered in Tuesday's attack.


  18. 4 dogs attack elderly couple in California homeRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | My Mother Lode

    Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson says deputies who arrived at the house Tuesday night found the four dogs attacking an elderly man in the front yard. He tells the Modesto Bee the deputies found an elderly woman inside the house who was critically injured from dog bites.


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