John and Debra Mattos are owners of Urban Cottage at 917 W. Roseburg Avenue near the Roseburg Square Shopping Center in Modesto, Calif. The two talk about their business with The Bee's Joan Barnett Lee. (Joan Barnett Leefirstname.lastname@example.org)
Modesto's Erin Milan Salon & Spa at 1150 Ninth Street, Suite A, in Modesto, Calif., has plenty to offer for men and women who want to be pampered and look good at the same time. Erin Sonia Bugarin, who owns the business with her husband, Sergio Funes, talks about what they have to offer. (Brian Clarkemail@example.com)
Modesto's Mercado Y Dulceria Mexico can boast more than 2,000 piñatas, candy and a lot to make any party the talk of the town. It's at 301 Ninth Street in Modesto, Calif. Owner Jesus Tovar talks about the store. (Brian Clarkfirstname.lastname@example.org)
MB2 Raceway, an electric go kart racing arena, is bringing neighbors back to Modesto's Century Center, a once thriving shopping destination that stood lifeless in recent years after the closure of several major stores. The arena is where department store Gottschalks used to be, and our very own Patty Guerra worked there during college. Patty took a thrilling ride on the course and also a drive down memory lane. (Linda S. Zhangemail@example.com)
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 8.2 struck off Alaska’s Kodiak Island early Tuesday, initially prompting a tsunami warning. The warning has since been cancelled, but an advisory remains for part of the state.
Central Catholic was slow to start, but the Raiders’ Justin Traina and Malcolm Clayton rallied the road warriors in a 59-55 victory at Weston Ranch. Central Catholic improved to 15-2 on the road this season.
Modesto police joined with teams from the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department, Stanislaus Probation, Modesto Fire Department, and the HEART Team to clean up 10 tons of debris from under the Dry Creek bridge at Yosemite/Morton.