Steampunk convention underway at Turlock fairgrounds

Small but enthusiastic crowds strolled the hall around noon Saturday at Steam House Con, a convention celebrating the steampunk subgenre of science fiction. The event, in its first year, began its three-day run Friday morning at the Stanislaus County Fairground.

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The Modesto Jr. College Pirates fell to City College of San Francisco 41-27 on Saturday night, Oct. 3, 2015, at Modesto, Calif. (By Ron Agostini,