Jeff Jardine

Jeff Jardine

Anthem protest draws sideline ban for Patterson youth football aide

Sean Hansen of Patterson has taken protest to a new level – youth league football – by joining 49ers’ backup QB Colin Kaepernick and others who refuse to stand at attention during the playing of the national anthem. Trans Valley Youth League officials last week banned him from sidelines volunteer duty.

Jeff Jardine

Noncomforming Ceres trailer park along Hwy. 99 on its way out

The Lazy Wheels Mobile Home Park has rested along Highway 99 for nearly 70 years. But Caltrans, which acquired the property when it expanded the Whitmore Avenue overpass completed in 2011, is selling the land, and the city is changing the zoning. So, the park and its 30 or so trailers – and many longtime residents – must relocate.

Jeff Jardine

Mystery over, but not misery, for family of missing Modesto woman

Lisa Toledo Valdez disappeared in July 2015, last seen near Dryden Park golf course along the Tuolumne River in Modesto. Her remains were discovered in another river in another county more than two months ago, and DNA confirmed the identity. Her family, suspecting the worst for the past few months, at least knows her fate, which, they say, is better than living with the unknown.

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SFW: Large-school predictions, Week 6

Modesto Bee sports writers Joe Cortez and James Burns make their predictions for the key large-school games in the Stanislaus District for Week 6 of the high school football season.
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