McMahon’s single in 10th wins it for Modesto Nuts

Ryan McMahon’s walk-off single in the 10th inning gave the Modesto Nuts a 5-4, come-from-behind victory over the Bakersfield Blaze on Tuesday at John Thurman Field, as the Nuts continued their hot start to the second half of the California League season.

Almond crop projection drops a bit

A federal agency today reduced slightly its projection of the state’s almond crop this year – 1.80 billion pounds instead of the 1.85 billion estimated in early May.

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Rabbi Shalom Bochner will lead Congregation Beth Shalom in Modesto, the only synagogue in the region. Here he shows the Jewish ceremonial horn the shofar. (Nan Austin/

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