Mike Dunbar, the editorial page editor of The Modesto Bee, is urging Stanislaus, Merced and San Joaquin county officials to ban the recreational use of the Tuolumne, Merced and Stanislaus rivers until they are deemed safe. The cold, rapid water this spring has led to several drownings. (Brian Clarkfirstname.lastname@example.org)
The Modesto Bee Opinions Page Editor Mike Dunbar says California continues to miss opportunities to store water by failing to address the need to build more storage facilities that would capture all of the state's water.
Mike Dunbar, The Bee's Opinions editor, offers his three takeaways from the 2015 election. Among the talking points – Measure G, Modesto City School Board race, low voting turnout and the Oakdale Irrigation District.
Modesto Christian twins Nicole and Meagan Warwick were interviewed on Friday, May 26, 2017, at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Track Championships at Elk Grove, Ca. (By Ron Agostiniemail@example.com)
Church in the Park members have found building a second Cleansing Hope Shower Shuttle much smoother than the first time around, but dwindling donations threaten to slow the work. Deke Farrowfirstname.lastname@example.org
A reckless driver plows into the SUV at the gas pump at a Natomas gas station as people in the vehicle run for their lives. Security video captured the driver ramming into cars parked in the lot or at pumps at the Arco station, 3501 Northgate Blvd., about 1:30 a.m. Saturday, May 26, 2017.