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Keeping the homeless dry must be highest priority for Modesto, Stanislaus County
“A Christmas Carol” is one of the most hopeful and inspiring books in the English language. Charles Dickens wrote it in 1850s England, a time of great wealth and greater poverty. There’s a scene in which Ebenezer Scrooge is transported to a spot beneath a bridge, home to a family of four.
Fallen Sheriff's Deputy Tony Hinostroza laid to rest in Stanislaus County
MODESTO, Calif. -- Thursday marked an extremely emotional day in Modesto as a fallen Stanislaus County Sheriff's Deputy was laid to rest. Family, friends and law enforcement officials from across the area gathered to celebrate the life of Deputy Tony Hinostroza.
Crashes surge at Riverbank intersection where sheriff's deputy was killed
MODESTO, Calif. — It was just four days ago that friends, family and admirers said their goodbyes to fallen Stanislaus County Deputy Tony Hinostroza. He died in late November while trying to get a suspected drunk driver off the road.
Meetings, club events in and around Modesto (12/10/18)
What: Modesto City Schools Board of Education Meeting. Where: Modesto City Schools Staff Development Rooms, 425 Locust St. Info: For agenda information, visit www.mcs4kids.com, scroll over “District,” click “Board of Education” and select agendas for Monday’s business. For more information, call 209
Modesto Family Suffers Another Tragedy after Hit-and-Run
MODESTO -- A Modesto family is grieving after their grandmother was killed in a hit-and-run. "There's no words to describe the way that we feel right now. There's none, there's none, just pain. That's it, just pain," said Monique Arellano. "It just hurts so bad. And there's nothing that can take it
Stanislaus County Supervisor Kristin Olsen faces jail time after plea in DUI case
Stanislaus County Supervisor Kristin Olsen pleaded no contest Wednesday to driving while intoxicated charges. Olsen, a former state Assemblywoman, entered the plea to the misdemeanor charges in Sacramento Superior Court. She was sentenced to two days in jail and three years’ informal probation.
Man who held off police with bomb claim was delusional from drugs
A Livingston man suspected of being on drugs as he made delusional claims there was a bomb in his pickup prompted a Friday evening standoff with Ceres Police at the downtown Ceres Shell station Friday. The incident ended safely with his arrest hours later.
Neighboring police covering Stanislaus County service areas for Hinostroza funeral
If you are viewing on the ABC10 app, tap here for multimedia. Law enforcement allies will be answering the call as Stanislaus County Sheriff's deputies mourn the loss of one of their own.
Tulare man shoots and kills neighbor's dog for urinating on his lawn and vehicle
TULARE COUNTY, California - A man was arrested after deputies say he killed his neighbor's dog for urinating on his yard. 23-year-old Modesto Ramos was booked into the Tulare County Jail for animal cruelty causing death, possession of banned assault weapons and negligent discharge of firearm.
State has $7.2 million to tackle homelessness in Stanislaus County
California has $7.2 million in one-time money for those who help homeless people in Stanislaus County and its cities. It is part of the $500 million the state authorized this summer through its Homeless Emergency Aid Program to help communities deal with the crisis.
2019 Relay For Life Features New Hours
Hours for the combined Oakdale-Riverbank-Escalon-Waterford Relay For Life scheduled in 2019 have changed. Always slated over a 24-hour period for past Relay events, the 2019 edition is scheduled for 9 a.m. to midnight on Saturday, April 27.
Calaveras leaves Riverbank Tournament as champs
The Calaveras High School boys’ basketball team not only is still undefeated in the 2018-19 season, but is also the champions of the Riverbank Tournament. Calaveras (5-0) beat Waterford, Ripon Christian and McNair in the three-day tournament.
Pursuit to end in ‘blood and bullets,’ Turlock man told police in Merced County chase
A Turlock man accused of opening fire at police during a high-speed chase repeatedly told a detective over the phone he was ready to die, according to a recording played in court Monday.
Downtown shooting helps Calaveras beat Waterford
The Calaveras boys’ basketball team picked up a win in the first round of the Riverbank Tournament Thursday afternoon by beating Waterford 88-54. Calaveras was hot from downtown, making 11 3-point baskets in the win.
This is how much in taxes marijuana customers will pay in Modesto
Marijuana customers who buy cannabis from proposed Modesto retail shops can expect to pay more taxes than they have been at other dispensaries in Stanislaus County. The Modesto City Council has approved an 8 percent tax for cannabis retail businesses. The council at its Dec. 4 meeting also approved
Girls basketball: Dragons to play for tournament title in Waterford
The Dragons will play in the championship game of the Dennis Wallace Tournament at Waterford High on Saturday, following wins in the first two rounds. In Friday’s game against Stone Ridge Christian, the Delta Charter girls came back from a 21-19 halftime deficit and turned it into a 31-25 lead going
The City of Modesto Plans to Move 450 Homeless People Away from Beard Brook Park
MODESTO -- Rasheed Webb is just one of nearly 450 people who call Beard Brook Park in Modesto home. “Even though we are homeless, this is a community,” said Webb. He says months ago city and Stanislaus county officials rounded up the homeless in the area and moved them into the park.
Man arrested for Ceres bomb threat
CERES, Calif. — A Livingston, Calif. man is behind bars after making false bomb threats in Ceres on Friday. Armando Delacruz called the Ceres Police Department around 8:30 p.m., telling them that he was being chased and shot at.
Meetings, club events in and around Modesto (12/09/18)
When: Monday, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Info: Learn to play bridge or sharpen your game skills at the Modesto Bridge Center on Mondays at 9 a.m. Small group lessons plus lunch for $17. Taught by Judy Remmers and Jan Mastenbroek, master players. Modesto Bridge Center also offers playing opportunities on M
Man claims he has a bomb in his truck in standoff with Ceres police Friday night
A man claiming to have a bomb in his truck had a standoff with law enforcement for over an hour Friday night in downtown Ceres, police said. At just after 8:30 p.m. Friday, the Ceres Police Department responded to the Shell gas station on the 300 block of Fourth Street. A man, identified as 31-year-