Mystery over, but not misery, for family of missing Modesto woman

Lisa Toledo Valdez disappeared in July 2015, last seen near Dryden Park golf course along the Tuolumne River in Modesto. Her remains were discovered in another river in another county more than two months ago, and DNA confirmed the identity. Her family, suspecting the worst for the past few months, at least knows her fate, which, they say, is better than living with the unknown.

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Sights & Sounds of the Assyrian Festival

The second annual Assyrian Festival is in Turlock at the Stanislaus County Fairgrounds this weekend. The free community event includes cultural dancing, music, exhibits and food. (Marijke Rowland/mrowland@modbee.com)
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Sights & Sounds of the Assyrian Festival 1:12

Sights & Sounds of the Assyrian Festival

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Fans Speak Out On Colin Kaepernick

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