Poll finds voters remain ignorant on budget

Polling by the Public Policy Institute of California consistently shows that California adults are ignorant about how the state budget allocates money among the major spending categories, wrongly believing that prisons come first in spending when, in fact, they come in last.

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Fatal shooting in Patterson

The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in Patterson on Thursday, Feb. 23. (Erin Tracy/etracy@modbee.com)
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Fatal shooting in Patterson 0:58

Fatal shooting in Patterson

Hole found and sewer trunk fix underway 0:57

Hole found and sewer trunk fix underway

A view of Don Pedro Reservoir from property in La Grange 0:34

A view of Don Pedro Reservoir from property in La Grange

Mike Dunbar: State's glass woefully empty when it comes to water storage 0:44

Mike Dunbar: State's glass woefully empty when it comes to water storage