A New Year’s Day mainstay will motor into the sunset this year. The Mid-Valley Water Ski Club will hold its 60th and final Polar Bear Day on Thursday, a bracing douse in the frigid waters of Modesto Reservoir.
Kaiser Permanente’s arbitration process denied the claim of a Patterson woman who filed an emotional distress complaint after her sister died at Kaiser Modesto Medical Center. Genna Cousineau sought compensation from Kaiser Permanente for negligent infliction of emotional pain after her sister’s condition was repeatedly misdiagnosed by the hospital’s emergency room staff in January 2013.
Chief Deputy District Attorney Alan K. Cassidy and defense attorney and Modesto City Schools board member Rubén Villalobos will be entering court from the judge’s chambers, taking gavels in Stanislaus Superior Court.