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Vital Statistics

Stanislaus County birth announcements (07/25/16)

The Bee publishes birth information from Kaiser Modesto Medical Center and Emanuel Medical Center. Other hospitals, including Doctors Medical Center and Memorial Medical Center, do not provide the information. Families can place special announcements in our weekly Celebrations section. For information, call 209-578-2326.

Education

Patterson helps teachers settle down in town

Lots of teachers start out in Patterson, but most live a half-hour or so away and within a few years tend to gravitate to schools closer to home. To keep experienced teachers in place, Patterson Unified is helping them put down roots.

Local

Pallet fire destroys Modesto recycling facility

A three-alarm fire destroyed a pallet recycling storage facility in Modesto Saturday night and damaged nearby businesses as firefighters battled to control the blaze. No injuries were reported, and investigators were still working to determine the cause of the fire that started somewhere within the pallet yard.

Videos

Battalion chief gets bone marrow transplant

Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Battalion Chief Kevin wise discusses battling leukemia and the bone marrow transplant he received in January (Erin Tracy/etracy@modber.com)
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Battalion chief gets bone marrow transplant 1:17

Battalion chief gets bone marrow transplant

DoMo Night Market in Modesto 1:45

DoMo Night Market in Modesto

Two-alarm fire in Modesto 0:18

Two-alarm fire in Modesto

Every dog (and cat) has its day for Clear the Shelters event 1:04

Every dog (and cat) has its day for Clear the Shelters event