The makeover of Modesto Junior College’s East Campus science building and Great Valley Museum educational demonstration Center should be finished in March, and a Patterson satellite center should open by next year, according to an annual report on the Yosemite Community College District’s Measure E bond.
A police detective on Tuesday revealed details of an apparently botched drug deal in north Modesto that led to the December 2013 shooting death of a 19-year-old Riverbank man behind the Velvet Grill & Creamery restaurant on McHenry Avenue.
Modesto Irrigation District leaders agree that farmers should pay more for water, but it’s unclear how subsidies borne by electricity customers might be lessened because the board does not want to separate accounting for its two core services: water and power.
One of the perils left over from the Gold Rush era in the Mother Lode is the number of mine shafts still exposed, as a 1,200-pound Brahma cow named Molly discovered. Molly survived three days in a 35-foot-deep mine shaft before being rescued.
The great thing about a dog park is that anyone can go there with their dog – that’s also the worst thing about a dog park. I’ve been to many, and it’s troubling to see the inappropriate behavior of both dogs and humans on any given day.
Two Modesto restaurants, one around for a long time and one significantly newer, have new owners and new names. In one case, the change is drastic; in the other, a significant shift but not a complete upheaval.