Firefighters with the Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District, the Modesto, Turlock, Patterson and Manteca fire departments and other personnel staged a flag-lowering ceremony in Santa Barbara in honor of Cory Iverson, the Cal Fire engineer who died in the Thomas Fire.
A look high above – and down low – of Jacob Myers Park and its surrounding areas in Riverbank and nearby Escalon. The footage was shot by Scoopy One, our drone. The video was taken on the morning of Friday, Dec. 8, 2017.
A four-vehicle collision on northbound Highway 99 at Salida slowed traffic during the evening commute Thursday night. Those involved suffered minor injuries. At least one lane of traffic was closed, as well as the northbound onramp to Highway 99 from Highway 219, while the wreckage was removed from the highway. All lanes were expected to reopen by 7 p.m.
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson was on the set of "Skyscraper" when he took time to record this video to wish Ceres teenager Jillian Jimenez a happy 16th birthday. Beth Jimenez, Jillian's mom, sent Johnson a note asking him to wish her daughter, who is a sophomore at Ceres High School, happy birthday.
Adjusted for population, murder cases here remain twice as high as the statewide average, according to data gathered from 50 of California’s 58 counties in a new Bee analysis. And old Stanislaus murder cases, defined as waiting five years or more for trial, continue stacking up at a rate triple the statewide average.
About 60 gathered outside Congressman Jeff Denham’s office in Salida, California to protest against his support of the Republican tax reform plan passed by the U.S. House of Representatives. Video by: Rosalio Ahumada / firstname.lastname@example.org
Stu Gilman, the newest member of the Modesto Irrigation District board, was sworn in by board secretary Angela Cartisano on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017. Gilman won 51 percent in the November election to oust one-term incumbent Jake Wenger.
Work is well under way to replace the Santa Fe Avenue bridge over the Tuolumne River near Hughson. Federal and state funds are paying for the bulk of the $14.3 million Stanislaus County project, which was deemed necessary after the old Santa Fe bridge built in 1947 was declared "functionally obsolete." Here's the view from above shot by a drone last week.