Hammond wins Valley’s Got Talent

Crooner Ryan Hammond’s cover of Sam Smith’s “Lay Me Down” stole the show – and judges’ hearts – at the 2015 Valley’s Got Talent competition Saturday at Modesto’s Gallo Center for the Arts.

New owner for longtime Modesto tile business

Home remodeling, which went wild before the big real estate crash that started in 2008, is back in a big way. Folks are reimagining their kitchens, redoing their bathrooms, fixing up their master suites.

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The Equip Church Holds their service in Columbia Park in Turlock California on August 30, 2015. The Equip Church building burned down on August 28, it was located on the corner of South Orange and Columbia in Turlock California. (John Westberg/jwestberg@modbee.com)