A New Year’s Day mainstay will motor into the sunset this year. The Mid-Valley Water Ski Club will hold its 60th and final Polar Bear Day on Thursday, a bracing douse in the frigid waters of Modesto Reservoir.
Moviegoers were in good spirits Friday night as they stood in line at the State Theatre in downtown Modesto for its première screening of “The Interview.” A few joked that they hoped going to see the movie wouldn’t end up being the last thing they did.
Modesto and Stanislaus County officials say they are making very good progress in replacing two Highway 99 interchanges with new ones that have a combined cost of nearly $100 million and promise to ease traffic congestion in north Modesto.
Chief Deputy District Attorney Alan K. Cassidy and defense attorney and Modesto City Schools board member Rubén Villalobos will be entering court from the judge’s chambers, taking gavels in Stanislaus Superior Court.