Wind, rain douse Modesto as another storm starts moving in

The cleanup continued in Modesto following another round of rain and high winds that buffeted the area early Friday morning. Nearly an inch of rain fell on downtown Modesto by Friday afternoon, with the majority coming between 6 a.m. and 8 a.m.

Davis High gives grand sendoff to former wrestling coach Quick

After teaching at Roosevelt Junior High School for two years, and Davis High for the past 27, Bob Quick will retire at the conclusion of the current school year. Under his tutelage, the Davis wrestling program had three Central California Conference championships (’92, ’93, ’98), 24 individual league champions, 16 state qualifiers, eight state medalists, three state finalists and two state champs – Matt Demers and Billy Blunt, both in ’96.

Maximum flows not achieving maximum benefits for Stanislaus salmon

The study released this week by FishBio on the impact of fall pulse flows on salmon in the Stanislaus River should be mandatory reading for the men and women at the state water board. It uses scientific data gathered over 11 years to burst the myth that “more water equals more fish.”

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Rain, wind and tree work in Modesto

Modesto was hit with more rain and wind on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. The weather kept Modesto's Forestry Division hard at work as tree trimmer and licensed arborist Dennis Montes worked on trees on Madera Avenue. ( Brian Clark/bclark@modbee.com)
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Rain, wind and tree work in Modesto 0:51

Rain, wind and tree work in Modesto

Mother and daughter reunited 0:55

Mother and daughter reunited

Donald Trump sworn in as the 45th president of the United States 1:11

Donald Trump sworn in as the 45th president of the United States

Modesto man describes moment tree fell onto house 1:10

Modesto man describes moment tree fell onto house