The overcast sky that’s been hanging over Modesto finally unleashed its precipitation, dropping 0.32 inches downtown from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, according to Modesto Irrigation District measurements.
The resemblance between Sonoma Elementary teachers Gloria Hill and Grace Berry is no coincidence. The teachers are mother and daughter, and even share a classroom part of a day each week as Hill’s fourth-graders mentor Berry’s kindergartners.
Modesto police on Friday arrested a man suspected of being one of two who robbed and carjacked a taxi driver. The incident occurred about 5:45 a.m. Wednesday at Prescott Road and Sharon Way, police said.
A Ceres man was sentenced recently to five years in state prison in connection with his third and fourth felony drunken-driving cases, the Stanislaus County District Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday.
Doctors Medical Center of Modesto received a fourth consecutive A grade from The Leapfrog Group, a watchdog service that regularly tracks the medical errors, accidents, injuries and infections that harm patients in more than 2,500 hospitals in the country.
Modesto police on Wednesday arrested a woman on suspicion of breaking into a home and starting several fires inside. At about 10:30 a.m., a resident in the 1900 block of Silverwood Avenue called police to report hearing glass break and seeing a woman climbing through the window of a neighbor’s home.
Remains found near Pinecrest not yet identified and could be weeks before they are, Tuolumne County Sheriff’s officials said. Getting word out helped identify 1971 murder victim during cold case investigation 37 years later.
Two farmers markets will be competing for the hearts and wallets – but mostly feet – of Turlock customers 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday as simultaneous grand openings happen for the displaced nonprofit and the upstart enterprise that took their spot.
The driver of a big rig died Thursday morning after a crash on Highway 99 in Turlock. Preliminary reports indicate the big rig left the freeway near Lander Avenue and came close to hitting an apartment complex after striking three parked cars.