Nino Amirfar, who has been serving as Turlock’s interim police chief since August, has had the “interim” removed from his title. The City of Turlock announced Amirfar’s selection as its new police chief on Tuesday morning.
Everything business partners Sam Kang and T.J. Nguyen make and sell at their downtown Modesto doughnut and gelato shop is vegan, meaning plant-based. The treats contain no animal products, like milk and eggs, or byproducts, like honey.
The Stanislaus County District Attorney released a letter on Tuesday detailing findings that officers Justin Canatsy and Jesus Salinas were justified in their actions on the evening of Jan. 5, 2016, when they shot Albert Thompson at an apartment complex on Don Pedro Road.
A baby rhinoceros is expected to be born in about a month at Fresno Chaffee Zoo, officials said Tuesday, January 17. Breeding occurred before the zoo’s African Adventure exhibit opened in October 2015.
Regional carrier Great Lakes Airlines will be at the Modesto Airport on Thursday for a meet and greet with pilots. The carrier is looking for pilots as it looks to expand services in California, and Modesto is in the mix for that service.
Meeting on Jan. 17 will look at California Voting Rights Act rules and process to elect its seven trustees by area. That will change the composition of the board, as none now live in west or south Modesto.
Would this year’s celebration be counted on perhaps more than others to repair social wounds? Would any or all of that change the dialogue at this year’s event? Would the Martin Luther King Jr. event stray a bit from its traditional course and into the political climate?
A driver and two passengers suffered minor injuries in the car in which their writing struck the Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar restaurant on Sisk Road in Modesto, Calif., on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. (Erin Tracyfirstname.lastname@example.org)