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.
The Modesto Irrigation District has prevailed in its legal dispute with Modesto over which one is responsible for $9 million in additional costs for the botched expansion of the MID’s Modesto Regional Water Treatment Plant, which supplies the city with drinking water.
History is littered with innovations that sparked resistance before becoming fixtures in everyday life. The same theme is playing out today as some lawmakers and consumers question the safety of driverless cars, the economic impact of automation or the security of mobile banking.
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.
Sony Corp.'s fiscal first-quarter profit dipped 74 percent to 21.2 billion yen ($205 million), as earnings got hammered by a strong yen and lagging smartphone sales, and a quake that struck southwestern Japan caused damage and production halts in its semiconductor business.
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.
Nearly 9 million New Yorkers now have health records in a growing database accessible to most of the state's hospitals, health centers, long-term care facilities and nearly one-quarter of physician practices.
The Vietnamese government said the toxic pollution a Taiwanese-owned company has acknowledged discharging from its steel complex has harmed the livelihoods of more than 200,000 people, including 41,000 fishermen.
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.
Federal researchers returning from a 30-day expedition to study whales and dolphins around the Hawaiian Islands said Thursday they are looking for clues to help sustain healthy populations of the marine mammals.