Federal and local officials meet in Modesto to combat mail theft

Around a table in a conference room on the sixth floor of Tenth Street Place, federal and local officials gathered to talk about the epidemic of mail theft in the Valley and state, the challenges of apprehending and prosecuting those responsible and what steps are being taken to protect Postal Service customers.

Rice rushes for 264 as Modesto’s Central Catholic rolls in opener

Tailback Jared Rice, the 1,000-yard rusher who spent the 2015 season in the shadow of 2,000-yard rusher Justin Rice (no relation), busted out with 264 yards and three touchdowns in his debut as Central Catholic’s featured back, leading the Raiders to a 42-17 win over Marin Catholic in a rematch of last year’s Northern California title game.

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Pitman shocks Downey

Pitman High rallied from behind for a 33-22 upset win over Downey on Friday night, Aug. 26, 2016, at Modesto, Calif. (By Ron Agostini/ragostini@modbee.com)
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Pitman shocks Downey 2:11

Pitman shocks Downey

Central Catholic hammers Marin Catholic 2:22

Central Catholic hammers Marin Catholic

Sights and sounds from Central Catholic 3:26

Sights and sounds from Central Catholic

Modesto High defeats Modesto Christian in season opener 1:21

Modesto High defeats Modesto Christian in season opener