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A place to learn and grow – and get out of the heat – in Modesto

Paula Charles and her family relocated to Modesto a couple of years ago.


General store planned for downtown Modesto in September

Former Councilman Dave Lopez is coming back to work in downtown Modesto, this time in a button-down shirt and long white apron instead of his more formal government attire. He’s the “Dave” in Sam and Dave’s Market, set to open in September on I Street between 11th and 12th.


Clues in DNC hacking point to Russia, despite Trump claims

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said is reasserting that whoever hacked the Democratic National Committee and stole years of internal emails remains a mystery. But private security experts — although not yet any U.S. government agencies — say they found persuasive clues that point to hacking groups whose previous targets track closely with the strategic interests of Russia's government, especially its civilian and military intelligence and security agencies.


Eni's 2Q losses widen in weak market

Italian oil and gas company Eni says second-quarter losses widened to 446 million euros ($494 million) due to a prolonged downturn in low oil prices as well as oversupply and overcapacity in the gas and refining sectors.


Asian markets mixed as BoJ decision on stimulus awaited

Asian markets were mixed early Friday as cautious investors await the Bank of Japan's decision on monetary stimulus. Any indication its stimulus policy is coming to an end is seen to cause nervousness, while an unexpectedly aggressive stimulus would likely be well received by stock markets.


Co-creator of smart baby monitor shows how it works

Joseph Bennett, one of three Intel veterans behind the new BabyBit monitor explains what the Bluetooth-enabled device can do.
Cathie Anderson The Sacramento Bee
Co-creator of smart baby monitor shows how it works 4:12

Co-creator of smart baby monitor shows how it works

Save Mart Saves Energy 0:30

Save Mart Saves Energy

Hampton Inn Turlock 0:59

Hampton Inn Turlock

Apricot Wood Smoke Infuses Patterson Eatery 1:35

Apricot Wood Smoke Infuses Patterson Eatery