Editorials

Editorials

Witch hunt? That’s not what most of us think

The president’s own nominee for FBI director testified under oath Wednesday that special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe isn’t a witch hunt. While some Republicans are demanding more answers from Team Trump and calling them to testify before Congress, too many California congressmen are quiet.

Editorials

A cap and trade deal worth supporting

Cutting greenhouse gas emissions to 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030 will be tough. Gov. Jerry Brown, legislators and others who fashioned the extension of cap and trade sought to limit economic disruption.

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Train hits pedestrian in downtown Modesto 0:33

Train hits pedestrian in downtown Modesto

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Amazing video shows ballpark going dark during total eclipse at baseball game

Demonstrators disrupt CSUS president's address 0:35

Demonstrators disrupt CSUS president's address

Watch air ambulance land on Highway 99 after crash in Turlock 1:00

Watch air ambulance land on Highway 99 after crash in Turlock

California farmer fights US in court 1:49

California farmer fights US in court

Peterson Archives: Sharon Rocha shares her thoughts about the jurors 0:56

Peterson Archives: Sharon Rocha shares her thoughts about the jurors

Colander shows the shadows from solar eclipse 0:22

Colander shows the shadows from solar eclipse

Peterson Archives: Neighbor Karen Servas on the arrest of Scott Peterson 1:37

Peterson Archives: Neighbor Karen Servas on the arrest of Scott Peterson

Eclipse viewers use glasses, homemade gadgets 1:26

Eclipse viewers use glasses, homemade gadgets

Woman hunts for gold, finds a diamond 2:15

Woman hunts for gold, finds a diamond

Fire threatens hotel in Modesto

Fire crews battled a vegetation fire that threatened the Quality Inn on Kansas Avenue in Modesto on Tuesday morning. The fire forced guests of the hotel to leave their rooms at around 6:15 a.m. Crews contained the fire quickly and there was minimal damage to the building.
Jim Silva jsilva@modbee.com
Fire threatens hotel in Modesto 0:41

Fire threatens hotel in Modesto

Amazing video shows ballpark going dark during total eclipse at baseball game 1:42

Amazing video shows ballpark going dark during total eclipse at baseball game

International Space Station makes surprise appearance during eclipse 0:34

International Space Station makes surprise appearance during eclipse

Bonnie Tyler sings 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' as cruise ship sails through total eclipse 1:03

Bonnie Tyler sings 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' as cruise ship sails through total eclipse