Longtime Riverbank clothier to close
After 60 years of selling men's clothing in Riverbank, Landon's is closing shop. Richard Landon opened up in the Del Rio Theater building in 1947, shortly after returning home from serving in World War II. After six decades downtown, he wants to move on to other things.
Man dies in wreck
A 33-year-old Modesto man was killed when a vehicle struck his pickup and sent it flying about 25 feet before rolling over several times in a north Modesto neighborhood, police said. Page B-2
Planning measure is worth a closer look
On Tuesday, supervisors will decide whether to put a countermeasure to the Stamp Out Sprawl initiative on the same ballot. The lofty sounding name on the measure the supervisors will vote on is the Stanislaus County Responsible Planning and Growth Control Initiative. It's a good measure, if the county puts it on the ballot for the right reasons, says The Bee's Editorial Board.
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