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Head-on crash sends two to the hospital

A head-on collision in Ballico caused one vehicle with two young children inside it to overturn and injured two adults, the California Highway Patrol reported. The collision happened shortly after 7 p.m. Wednesday on Santa Fe Drive, east of Palm Avenue in Ballico.


Can Gavin Newsom put California high-speed rail back on track? It may be up to Trump

It’s survived cost overruns, lengthy delays and a public scolding from the new governor. Now California’s controversial high-speed rail project faces what may be its toughest test yet: presidential opposition.


Residents Left Unsettled by Dead Coyotes Found Hanging on Stanislaus County Fence

STANISLAUS COUNTY -- A shocking sight along a rural Stanislaus County road had drivers stopping to take notice. Seven dead coyotes were strung up and hanging from a fence along 26 Mile Road in Farmington, according to the Department of Fish and Wildlife.


California sheriff releases graphic video of deadly police shooting

A man pulled over for a traffic stop, rolled his window down, drew a handgun and opened fire on cops before being fatally shot by a deputy, graphic video released Wednesday by a sheriff's department in Northern California shows.


Hundreds of Stanislaus County’s Homeless to Move Into Tents Under Modesto Bridge

MODESTO -- Some of Stanislaus County's 1,600 homeless will transition into new tents in Modesto Wednesday morning. Eventually, 300 tents will fill up space under the 9th Street bridge. One hundred and twenty of them were already in place Tuesday.


The state of Turlock’s water

It’s something most Turlock residents take for granted — turning on their kitchen faucet and immediately receiving clean water for drinking, cooking and washing. How Turlock can secure a reliable source of safe drinking water for the future will be a key issue for the new Turlock City Council in 201


Modesto schools on lockdown as police serve search warrant

Several schools in north Modesto are on lockdown this morning as Modesto police serve a search warrant. Freedom and Savage schools are on lockdown, police said. According to Sylvan Unified School District, Somerset Middle School also is on lockdown.


Report looks at ways to stop trespassing on railroads

The U.S Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration is hoping to derail the number of people trespassing on railways and in turn drive down the resulting fatalities and injuries.


California lawmakers propose soda tax, banning cola at checkout areas

Lawmakers in California are aiming to curb the state’s consumption of sodas and other sugary beverages with a variety of proposed legislation announced on Wednesday. The bills, spearheaded by five state lawmakers, include measures that would require health warnings on sugary soft drinks, and proposa


Ceres SWAT team rolls to west Modesto, arrests suspect in October gun disturbance

A standoff Wednesday afternoon in west Modesto led to the arrest of the suspect in an October disturbance in Ceres. The SWAT team for the Ceres Police Department arrested Loual Cordova, 43, at a house on the 300 block of Ash Street, a news release said.


Police arrest Cost Less gunman from October

The man who allegedly pulled a gun that misfired on another man in front of a Ceres grocery store last October was arrested Wednesday after being flushed out of his Modesto home.


California student challenges school over not being allowed to wear 'MAGA' hat

FRESNO (KSEE) - A politically active Central Valley student is told she can't wear her "Make American Great Again" hat on campus. She's now challenging the school district's decision, saying her first amendment right is being violated.


It’s almost time for California’s super bloom!

That sound you hear from Southern California in the coming days and weeks could be the deserts exploding in Technicolor. Desert-watchers say the Golden State is likely in for another ”super bloom” of wildflowers like the one we experienced in 2017. All the ingredients for the colorful cocktail are i


Lucas plans March 16 Crab Feed

Lucas Elementary School will be hosting a Crab Feed on Saturday, March 16 at the Ceres American Legion Memorial Building, corner of Ninth and Lawrence streets, Ceres. Proceeds will benefit the school’s scholarship fund.


Family of ‘ER’ actress Vanessa Marquez files $20 million wrongful death claim against Southern California city

Attorneys representing the mother of actress Vanessa Marquez, who police shot and killed in August 2018, filed a $20 million wrongful death claim against South Pasadena on Wednesday, alleging that officers acted negligently and unlawfully during the incident that began as a welfare check call. Autho


Ceres man could spend life in federal prison for trying to sell meth to investigator

A 26-year-old Ceres man could spend the rest of his life in federal prison for reportedly trying to sell 15 pounds of methamphetamine to an undercover investigator. On Monday, Jose Manuel Sotelo-Mendoza pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute and possess with intent to distribute meth, the U.S. A


No speed limit? That could become a reality for two California highways

A California lawmaker has introduced a bill that would make the state part of an exclusive club: The state would become one of the rare places in the world with highways with no speed limit.


White House Breaks Off Talks With California Over Mileage Standard Dispute

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration broke off vehicle mileage standards talks with California on Thursday, moving the two closer to a possible court battle that threatens to unsettle the auto industry.


See 2 big names booked for new Modesto amphitheater as it readies a full 2019 season

After opening last summer, the new amphitheater at The Fruit Yard in Modesto is waking up from winter with news on two big acts booked for this year, ticket sales dates and even a new name.


Movie shot in Ceres released on Amazon

“Life With Dog,” the Corbin Bernsen directed movie shot in Ceres and Turlock in July 2017, has finally been released – only as streaming online video through Amazon Prime.