News & Notes

Head-on accident kills 2, injures 1

Two drivers were killed and a third one was injured Saturday morning in a three-car wreck near Patterson.

Protection coming for sea turtles?

The federal government is considering listing loggerhead sea turtles that live along California's coast and off Hawaii as an endangered species and further protecting their habitat. Loggerhead turtles everywhere are already classified as "threatened" under the federal Endangered Species Act, but environmentalists say a higher level of protection is needed. Page B-5

How can you know if you never go?

A Bee editorial wonders how elected leaders who don't show up for meetings can make informed decisions.

Mental health boss provides insight

Denise Hunt, who oversees Stanislaus County's Behavioral Health and Recovery Services, formerly known as the mental health department, answers questions about clients, treatment and programs.

How long have you lived in Ceres?

Newcomers to Ceres who would like to talk about the state of the city should contact Bee staff writer Michelle Hatfield. She can be reached at mhatfield@modbee.com or 578-2339.