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Once a dumping ground, recreation event shows off new vision for Modesto park
Those who love the Tuolumne River Regional Park got to show off the part of the park just south of downtown Modesto to a few hundred outdoor enthusiasts Saturday during RecFest.The festival is intended to introduce people to the park and let them know it is no longer the site where others dump their
Turlock woman who killed boyfriend granted clemency. Now, she’s suitable for parole.
Jaspar was found suitable for parole on Oct. 4, 20 years after she killed her boyfriend, Thomas Hines, as he was loading items into the back of a pickup. The Stanislaus County District Attorney’s Office says Jaspar was upset Hines was leaving her.
Denham partners with medical groups to develop Medicare, Medicaid pilot program - Ripon Advance
U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-CA), the California Medical Association (CMA), and the Stanislaus Medical Society (SMS) have proposed a demonstration project in the congressman’s California district to study certain healthcare access reforms that could eventually also benefit low-income Americans around th
Scam artists approaching people with bags of money
MODESTO, Calif. —The Modesto Police Department issued a warning Wednesday: "...it is not normal for someone to approach you with a bag of money and ask you to help donate it or ask you if you want to share it."Police said they were receiving reports of a ring of scam artists in the Modesto area who
LSD may have played role in park beating
The 18-year-old that was arrested for allegedly beating a Sikh man during an attempted robbery at Manteca’s Greystone Park in August will appear back in court later this month for further arraignment.Tyrone McAllister, who was identified with the assistance of the public after a video of him violent
Dead get their day in downtown Modesto as community celebrates Mexican holiday
The annual Dia de los Muertos celebration — Day of the Dead — returned to Tenth Street Plaza and nearby J Street as the traditional Mexican holiday, officially celebrated on Oct. 31-Nov. 2, was marked with music, dance, colorful dress and more.
Pittsburg: Fatal Crash Shuts Down Somersville Road at Buchanan
At 4:39 am Saturday, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District firefighters and police responded to a report of a vehicle crash at Somersville Road at Buchanan Road in the City of Antioch.Firefighters arrived on scene and reported CPR was in progress.Pittsburg Police have closed down the roadway
ROUNDUP: Perfection in reach for Ripon Christian
LE GRAND — Ripon Christian is a win away from wrapping up the first perfect regular season in program history.Team captains Michael Kamps and Drew Van Vliet anchored the Knights, who locked down Le Grand’s prolific ground attack in a 49-0 shelling Friday night. Ripon Christian (6-0, 9-0 overall) sec
Lathrop’s iconic landmark bites the dust
When Jack Snyder came to work at the Libbey-Owens-Ford glass plant in Lathrop, the iconic red-and-white tower was not even built yet. But it was in the process of being erected.That was more than half a century ago —1962 to be exact. That year, Manteca’s former mayor joined the exodus of employees f
Manteca Firefighters Save Duck From Storm Drain
MANTECA (CBS13) - Manteca fire crews took on an unlikely mission Friday when they rescued a duck from inside a drain. Witnesses said the duck was stuck in the drain for several days and Animal Control was unable to reach it. But firefighters did not give up on this webbed-foot friend and found the d
Body found in a Los Banos canal, investigation underway
The Merced County Sheriff's Office is investigating a suspicious death after a body was found in a Los Banos canal.The body was discovered near Pioneer Road and Ortigalita Road Friday afternoon.Deputies say the body has been recovered and an autopsy will be performed.This story will be updated as mo
Victims in Turlock double homicide identified. No information on potential suspects.
Anyone with information on the homicides is encouraged to call Detective Brandon Bertram at 209-664-7323. People also can call the Turlock police tip line at 209-668-5550, ext. 6780, or email email@example.com. Tips also may be made to Stanislaus Area Crime Stoppers, 209-521-4636, and may be
Man who killed mom, baby in Livermore DUI crash sentenced to prison
(Laura A. Oda/Bay Area News Group)Brian Jones, center, walks to his car after appearing at Pleasanton Superior Court in Pleasanton, Calif., on Tuesday, May 5, 2015.A tow truck driver removes car parts from the scene of a fatal accident on Murrieta Boulevard near Fenton Street in Livermore, Calif., o
Pittsburg Police Announce Homicide Arrest
The incident took place at 2:00 am where shots were fired in the 600 block of Cumberland Street. When officers arrived on scene they located the 38 year old victim, identified asJjuan Sanders, in the parking lot suffering from a gunshot wound. Sanders was transported to an area hospital where he lat
Adoption Fees Waived At Stockton Animal Shelter This Weekend
STOCKTON (CBS13) - Looking for a new furry friend? You can get one for free at the City of Stockton Animal Shelter through Sunday. The shelter is full, so they are waiving adoption fees to get the shelter cleared out. The shelter takes in approximately 1,100 animals each year. So to increase their l
Two people found dead in a car with several gunshot holes
The car was shot multiple times, officers said. Inside the vehicle, two victims were found dead.
Swiss Valley Echoes fall concert & dance in Ripon this Saturday
The San Joaquin Valley Swiss Echoes, a singing and yodeling club in Ripon since 1947, is having its annual fall concert and dance on Saturday, Oct. 20, at 7:30 p.m. at the Swiss Hall in Ripon, on the corner of Manley and East Main Streets.
California reconsiders life sentences for nearly 4,000 third-strike criminals
FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2014, file photo, prisoners from Sacramento County await processing after arriving at the Deuel Vocational Institution in Tracy, Calif. California will reconsider life sentences for thousands of nonviolent third-strike criminals by allowing them to seek parole under a ballot
Family says neighbors put up signs mocking their disabled daughter
For Kelli Tanghe and her daughter, Ari, who has cerebral palsy, marathons and 5K races are their happy places.
Free Dental Clinic Coming to Modesto
The California Dental Association Foundation will be hosting a CDA Cares free dental clinic Oct. 26-27 at the Modesto Centre Plaza. Doors open at 5:30 a.m. both days and patients are seen on a first-come, first-served basis with a goal of providing care to about 1,900 people during the two-day clini