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Changes to a lawsuit stemming from last year's high-profile murders of a locksmith and a sheriff's deputy place much blame on the deputy for his "cavalier attitude toward safety."
Memorial Day weekend is shaping up to be picture perfect, if not the best conditions for taking a dip. In the Modesto area, the National Weather Service is predicting sunny conditions with highs around 80 and lows in the 50s through Monday.
Tenet Healthcare Corp. will pay $131 million to acquire the nonprofit Emanuel Medical Center of Turlock, according to publicly disclosed terms of the sale.
If it happened in any other place or time, home prices soaring by 62 percent in one year would be astounding. But in Patterson, such a price increase is merely a step in the right direction.
Here's a message for tourists passing through Modesto or Merced on their way to Yosemite National Park: Stop and pick some cherries. Or visit a waterfowl refuge. Or walk in the footsteps of George Lucas. Speakers offered those ideas Wednesday at a conference in Turlock on how to increase tourism in the San Joaquin Valley.
Turlock High pitcher Nick Voumard didn't have his best stuff. He admitted as much minutes after the Bulldogs' 5-1 season-ending loss to St. Mary's Wednesday in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division 1 South final at UOP's Klein Family Field. "That kid pitched his butt off," said St. Mary's coach Peter Pijl.
Annika Jasek-Rysdahl, a 14-year-old freshman, says she began the journey to becoming a guide dog trainer because she has always been intrigued by the opportunity of helping people through animals.
I take exception to your front-page story in Monday's paper. "Episcopal exodus" is not only inaccurate, it is a complete contradiction to what has and will occur at Turlock's St. Francis Episcopal Church.
One mistake by a clumsy crane operator caused a 10-hour blackout over about a third of Vietnam, exposing the fragility of the nation's power grid.
A newly discovered novel by the late Nobel Prize-winning author Pearl S. Buck is to be released this fall.