Poll finds voters remain ignorant on budget

Polling by the Public Policy Institute of California consistently shows that California adults are ignorant about how the state budget allocates money among the major spending categories, wrongly believing that prisons come first in spending when, in fact, they come in last.

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Turlock's Almond Tree Restaurant goes up in flames

Turlock Fire Department firefighters battle flames at the Almond Tree Restaurant on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2107. (Joe Cortez/jcortez@modbee.com)
Turlock's Almond Tree Restaurant goes up in flames 0:50

Turlock's Almond Tree Restaurant goes up in flames

High above Modesto's Dry Creek at Tuolumne River 0:50

High above Modesto's Dry Creek at Tuolumne River

Fifth-wheel rescued from floodwaters 1:28

Fifth-wheel rescued from floodwaters

Tuolumne River Regional Park Flooding 1:06

Tuolumne River Regional Park Flooding