Abstract art play structure, Beard Brook Park worth saving, restoring

As Modesto changed, so did Beard Brook Park. The all-but-forgotten abstract structure merely represents another piece of a decaying park that likely is the last place parents would take their children to play in Modesto. Liability concerns long ago changed the designs and materials used in modern-day play structures. The city needs to save both, and the Modesto Art Museum is willing to help with the art piece.

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A look at remaining storms heading our way and how they measure up to the first round

Here we go again with another series of storms across Northern California. This is an updated briefing, beginning with Wednesday's rain and gusting wind, with a comparison to the first round of storms in January 2017.
National Weather Service Sacramento
A look at remaining storms heading our way and how they measure up to the first round 1:54

A look at remaining storms heading our way and how they measure up to the first round

New anti-theft tool unveiled for farmers 2:03

New anti-theft tool unveiled for farmers

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