Auto theft investigators went looking for a stolen flatbed truck this week. They didn’t find that truck, but they arrested two men and found seven stolen vehicles in Turlock, Hughson, Modesto and Ceres.
Drivers who run a red light at a Modesto intersection with a red-light camera still don’t have to worry about getting a citation in the mail. The Police Department has decided to keep the red-light camera program on hiatus as it continues to talk with the camera provider – Redflex Traffic Systems – about paying less for the cameras under a new contract.
Despite rumors of its demise, this year’s Dia de los Muertos – Day of the Dead – celebration in downtown Modesto is alive and well and returning on Saturday. The false rumors stemmed from an illness in the family of Maggie Mejia, president of the Latino Community Roundtable, which is presenting the event.
The 1970s band America continues to tour across the country. After 44 years together, founding members Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell bring their classic sound to the Gallo Center for the Arts on Nov. 5.
For the first time this season, weather may play a part in the outcome of high school football games. Here in the Central Valley, players and fans alike have enjoyed shirt-sleeve way through the first nine weeks of the season. But this Friday, Halloween, the forecast calls for an 80 percent chance of rain and temperatures dipping into the 50s during the games.
Developers said Wednesday they're starting construction on a privately-funded $1.4 billion retractable-roof sports arena and resort backed by a former UNLV and National Basketball Association player at a former waterpark site on the Las Vegas Strip.