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Modesto Police Chief Galen Carroll has implemented a plan he said will make the department more accountable and strengthen the connection between officers and the people they protect.
A Modesto City Council committee signed off Tuesday on a budget for the upcoming fiscal year that fire officials say leaves a roughly $750,000 shortfall for the Modesto Regional Fire Authority. Councilwoman Stephanie Burnside said the shortfall could lead to temporary closures of fire stations and other reductions in service.
The star power will be so bright, you just might need to wear shades inside the Gallo Center for the Arts for the 2013-14 performance season. Martin Short, Itzhak Perlman, Jason Alexander, Johnny Mathis, REO Speedwagon, Gordon Lightfoot and Three Dog Night are just some of the powerhouse performers.
Stanislaus County supervisors decided Tuesday to use eminent domain to take an "upside-down" residential property needed for a wider Claribel Road. The county has offered to pay $85,000 for the 0.69-acre parcel at 1743 Claribel, where a tenant lives in an 1,100-square-foot house with a garage and storage shed.
When Lyn DeLano's uncle died in February 2011, she called Shaun McGuire, owner of McGuire Cremation and Funeral Service in Modesto. McGuire took care of everything and DeLano was grateful for his help. So when another uncle died last August, DeLano recommended McGuire to her cousin. But the cousin's experience was vastly different.
No high school in the Sac-Joaquin Section has won more baseball titles than Central Catholic. So it's safe to say the Raiders have seldom, if ever, had to endure a postseason doubleheader like they did on Tuesday.
No backyard cookout is complete without fresh-off-the-grill carne asada. This dish cooks easily, won't break the budget and requires just tortillas and a few other fixin's to make scrumptious tacos.
Not only did this family lose their 8-year-old daughter, but now the heartbreak of maybe their 12-year-old son being responsible, and the town turns their back on them after they find this out? Shame on them.
Researchers say Thailand is showing the world how to respond to the global food crisis: by raising bugs for eating.
Piers Morgan is going behind the scenes.