Abstract art play structure, Beard Brook Park worth saving, restoring

As Modesto changed, so did Beard Brook Park. The all-but-forgotten abstract structure merely represents another piece of a decaying park that likely is the last place parents would take their children to play in Modesto. Liability concerns long ago changed the designs and materials used in modern-day play structures. The city needs to save both, and the Modesto Art Museum is willing to help with the art piece.

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Modesto man describes moment tree fell onto house

Greg Gomes, who lives on Fairfax Avenue in east Modesto, describes what happens when a tree fell on his home. Luckily, nobody in the house was injured. (Brian Clark/bclark@modbee.com)
Modesto man describes moment tree fell onto house 1:10

Modesto man describes moment tree fell onto house

Modesto's Davis honors former wrestling coach Quick 0:41

Modesto's Davis honors former wrestling coach Quick

Tree falls on home in college neighborhood 2:00

Tree falls on home in college neighborhood

Stanislaus Sports Weekly: Game of the Week, Modesto-Beyer 2:39

Stanislaus Sports Weekly: Game of the Week, Modesto-Beyer