Stu Gilman sworn in as new Modesto Irrigation District board member
Stu Gilman, the newest member of the Modesto Irrigation District board, was sworn in by board secretary Angela Cartisano on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017. Gilman won 51 percent in the November election to oust one-term incumbent Jake Wenger.
The body of a man was found hanging from a rope tied to a train trestle above the Tuolumne River in Modesto, California, on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. The man apparently became asphyxiated after he became entangled while trying to jump into the river.