The former Modesto Bee building will be named the Tom Changnon Education Center, in honor of the retiring school superintendent for Stanislaus County, CA. The county school board approved the name on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018.
Temple Grandin, a prominent expert on both livestock behavior and autism in humans, spoke in Modesto, CA, on Tuesday, Nov. 6, and Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. Grandin herself is autistic. Modesto Junior College hosted the talks.