Rankings: Inside track to MMC title on line when Beyer, Modesto clash

No. 3 Beyer has established itself as the top public-school boys basketball program in the city of Modesto. The Patriots are 27-5 in league play the last two-plus years. Fifth-ranked Modesto is running a distant second, tied with Enochs with 13 league wins over that period. On Wednesday, the two will clash at Patriots Pavilion for the inside track to the MMC title.

Disregard all those farewells: Obama isn’t really leaving

The Obamas will take the traditional final post-inaugural Air Force flight — but only for a vacation. For the first time in almost a century, the immediate ex-president will continue residing in Washington, ostensibly while a daughter finishes the second half of high school.

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Storm takes down power lines and trees

Scenes from down powerlines and trees throughout Stanislaus county (Erin Tracy/etracy@modbee.com)
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Storm takes down power lines and trees 0:48

Storm takes down power lines and trees

Art Play Sculpture's Future In Jeopardy 1:34

Art Play Sculpture's Future In Jeopardy

Tree down on Claus Road near Riverbank 0:39

Tree down on Claus Road near Riverbank

Mom whose daugthers say disappeared turns up in Modesto 0:55

Mom whose daugthers say disappeared turns up in Modesto