California could soon become the last state in the West to regulate water pulled from beneath the earth, with the Legislature on Friday advancing an unprecedented groundwater-management strategy.
Stanislaus County sheriff’s detectives arrested an Oakdale man after they found he stole $18,000 from his deceased friend, authorities said. Also charged in the case is the bank employee who reportedly facilitated the theft.
The two-night competition Valley’s Got Talent got underway Friday at the Gallo Center for the Arts, with 50 performers as part of 25 acts in five categories: vocal, dance, instrumental, band and specialty. The contestants are vying for $6,500 ...