The death of entertainment icon Mike Nichols on Wednesday triggered heartfelt compliments from the stars of Hollywood and Broadway. Film director Steven Spielberg, for example, said that Nichols’ 1967 movie “The Graduate” was “life altering – both as an experience at the movies as well as a master class about how to stage a scene.”
The first time Modesto City Councilman John Gunderson attended a Salida Municipal Advisory Council meeting back on Aug. 28, 2012, he was there to answer questions that Salidans had about the proposed annexation to Modesto.
When it rains money from above, nobody worries about getting wet. The money was falling from the ceiling of Modesto Centre Plaza on Thursday afternoon for the Salvation Army’s annual Kettle Kickoff luncheon. By the time the fundraising event was over, $200,973 had been raised to help fund the Army’s various programs.
There has been much discussion on social media surrounding alleged sexual assaults committed by a so-called American icon. It has obviously ignited a firestorm fueled with a lot of “slut shaming” and “victim blaming.” These he-said/she-said scenarios are played out on a much smaller scale in cities and towns all across the country.