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Chicago out, California in for George Lucas museum

“Star Wars” creator and Modesto native George Lucas announced Friday that he has abandoned plans to build his art museum in Chicago, blaming delays over a lawsuit from a parks group opposed to development along the city’s prized lakefront.

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Graffiti Classic Car Show

The Modesto Area Street Rod Association holds its 11th annual event at the McHenry Village Shopping Center on Sunday, June 5. Deke Farrow/jfarrow@modbee.com

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Festivals, fairs rev up June in Modesto region

June arrives next week promising not just a new season, but a carload of festivals and fairs as well. Modesto and the Mother Lode rev up this time of year with outdoor events celebrating community bounties, cultures and, yes, classic cars.

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Car show at Modesto High School kicks off summer in springtime

It was only April 23 – not quite Graffiti Summer – but it’s always a good time for a car show in Modesto. Classic car enthusiasts turned out for the second annual Autorama Car Show at Modesto High School, hosted by the famed local club the Faros. Proceeds from the event went to the school’s Sober Grad Night activities.

Graffiti Classic presented by Modesto Area Street Rod Association

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Peterson Archives: Neighbor Karen Servas on the arrest of Scott Peterson

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Peterson Archives: Neighbor Karen Servas talks about Scott and Laci

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Peterson Archives: Jurors talk about not forgetting Laci Peterson

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Peterson Archives: Sharon Rocha discusses movies, abusive relationships

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Peterson Archives: Sharon Rocha discusses Amber Frey, lethal injection

2016 Modesto Graffiti Festival and Car Show

The 18th Annual North Modesto Kiwanis American Graffiti 2016 Festival and Car Show in Modesto California on June 11, 2016. (John Westberg/jwestberg@modbee.com)
John Westberg jwestberg@modbee.com
2016 Modesto Graffiti Festival and Car Show 1:11

2016 Modesto Graffiti Festival and Car Show

Graffiti Classic Car Parade Sights & Sounds 1:27

Graffiti Classic Car Parade Sights & Sounds

 2016 Graffiti Parade 1:28

2016 Graffiti Parade

Graffiti Classic Car Show 1:05

Graffiti Classic Car Show