Modesto wants to reinvent how it lures tourists and visitors to the area, but it already has attracted questions and criticism over its decision not to renew its contract with the Modesto Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Two-alarm house fire on Springfield Way in East Modesto July 4, 2015. Residents were not home and no injuries were reported. Some $150,000 to $175,000 in damages estimates. (Marijke Rowlandemail@example.com)