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-day Color the Skies Hot Air Balloon and Kite Festival got off to a soaring start this morning with the launch of 10 or so colorful balloons – the star of which was the huge Wells Fargo Center Stage. Last year’s festival was changed to a ...