Modesto Councilwoman Jenny Kenoyer will have to pay for the free ride she took last weekend in a World War II-era bomber. The ride was a gift worth $1,495, but elected officials cannot accept gifts worth more than $460 from a single source in one year.
Ten years ago today, Bill and Lena Chapman were killed in their own home on East South Bear Creek by burglars who then torched the house where the couple had lived for nearly 40 years. Police believe the killers set the fire to cover their tracks.
The Stanislaus Taxpayers Association has not taken a stance on the countywide transportation tax measure on the Nov. 8 ballot. It could vote as early as Friday on taking a position on the half-percent sales tax.
Four Stanislaus County school districts have banded together, joining a select few across the nation to implement an early literacy program they believe will be a gamechanger. The key: It puts strategic reading games on parents’ cell phones.