A Modesto jewelry store is helping Starbucks employees conform to the company’s new dress code while still getting to wear rings at work. As of Tuesday morning, Yates & Co. had given out 109 tungsten, titanium or cobalt rings.
Just before Alan David Tikal was slapped with a 24-year federal prison sentence on Thursday, prosecutors and a judge reflected on some of his more than 1,000 victims throughout the United States who lost $5.8 million.
A drive to catch kids up and make sure they’re reading by third grade has put heavy pressure on early-grade classrooms. Modesto City Schools teachers say they are testing through much of every day; administrators say tracking kids’ early progress is essential for effective teaching.
Trailing by as many as 18 points in the fourth quarter, Turlock Christian pulled to within eight with 2 minutes and 39 seconds to play, but the rally ran out of steam and the Eagles fell to Valley Christian 59-52 in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division VI girls basketball final at Galt High School.
A chronological timeline of Modesto references in pop culture. As Modesto gets ready to be featured in the new ABC series “American Crime,” a look at the other times the Central Valley city has made it into television, movies and music.