Volunteers and public employees did a cleanup Thursday morning, Jan. 11, 2018, of homeless camps in Modesto’s Moose Park. An estimated 12 to 14 people were staying on the Dry Creek banks there. Deke Farrowemail@example.com
Just before 5 a.m. Wednesday, a man in the roadway on Tully in front of Big Valley Grace Community Church was struck by a car whose driver fled the scene. Police seek a 2001-2003 Honda Civic. Deke Farrowfirstname.lastname@example.org
Modesto resident Joe Venturini, who’s made many toy boats for the McHenry Museum and Toys For Tots, recruited friend Joe Maxwell to build — at age 87 — his first real boat. Deke Farrowemail@example.com
Xiomara and Oscar Diaz of Ripon, Calif. welcomed their first child Sebastian Ismael into the world Monday January 1, 2018. They are pictured at Kaiser Permanente hospital in Modesto. Sebastian is the first baby born in Stanislaus County of the new year.
Modesto and Ceres firefighters were dispatched to a fully involved structure fire at a small home on Maple Street south of Maze Boulevard on Monday morning. Utility lines were downed and other structures threatened. Deke Farrowfirstname.lastname@example.org