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Modesto police seeking witnesses in hit-and-run crash that injured pedestrian  Modesto Bee

Police are hoping witnesses come forward to a vehicle-vs.-pedestrian hit-and-run collision that occurred Tuesday morning on Paradise Road about a quarter ...



Wanted, unlicensed teen involved in rollover crash in Modesto  Modesto Bee

Two people were injured in a rollover crash near Modesto High School in Modesto, Calif., Thursday, June 27, 2019.



Modesto sports icon Jerry Streeter dies. ‘He helped me tremendously,’ Joe Rudi says  Modesto Bee

Jerry Streeter, who played minor league baseball in the 1950s and came home to Modesto for a long coaching and officiating career, died Friday at 87.



Speakers share dark, important memories at Modesto High’s Day of Respect  Modesto Bee

Day of Respect, in its 20th year at Modesto High in California, brought more than 40 speakers into classrooms. They shared stories that encourage acceptance, ...



Outside educators get a look at what makes Modesto High students AVID  The Modesto Bee

As a nationwide “demonstration school,” Modesto High School welcomed educators to see its AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) program in ...



‘This guy is going to be a good one.’ Modesto hires new football coach.  Modesto Bee

Modesto (California) High School has named Dylan Miller as the school's new head football coach. Miller, a 2006 graduate of the high school, will take over for ...



Former American Idol finalists to host concert at Modesto High  ABC10.com KXTV

MODESTO, Calif. — Former American Idol finalist and Modesto native Ryan Hammond will host a concert at Modesto High School on Friday. Hammond, 25, will ...



MJC graduation speaker is Berkeley-bound. Middle and high school didn’t go so well  Modesto Bee

The commencement ceremony at Modesto Junior College on Friday, May 3, 2019, will feature a talk by history major Thomas Barker about how he survived ...



Local Digest: Group of athletes sign at Modesto High; Gardner visits Central Valley  The Modesto Bee

A group of Modesto High School athletes signed their national letters of intent on Friday at Modesto High School in Modesto, CA.



A tough ending to a great season for Modesto volleyball. Find out what went wrong.  The Modesto Bee

A season filled with so much promise came to a screeching end for Modesto Tuesday as the Panthers (29-8) fell 25-19, 25-23, 25-20 to Folsom in the first round ...



Special season: Modesto’s Galloway is Bee’s Girls Volleyball Player of the Year  The Modesto Bee

Modesto High School senior outside hitter Tori Galloway is the Modesto Bee's Girls Volleyball Player of the Year. She has signed with California State University, ...



What's next for Modesto American Idol contestant Ryan Hammond?  ABC10.com KXTV

Judges did not pick Modesto native Ryan Modesto to move on to the next round of American Idol, but his time on the show sparked hometown pride. He spoke ...



Downtown Modesto’s Walk of Fame has six more tributes to people who love cruising  Modesto Bee

Six names were added to the Legends of the Cruise Walk of Fame in downtown Modesto, California, on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. It was one of several events ...



These four Stanislaus County teachers are truly at the head of the class  Modesto Bee

The Stanislaus County Teachers of the Year for 2019 were announced on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in Modesto, California. They were chosen at four levels from ...



Modesto school board members may be forbidden from speaking to the press  ABC10.com KXTV

Modesto City School Board members are considering a new set of protocols that would prevent them from speaking with members of the media.



Longtime Modesto department store owner Loeb remembered for great business instincts  Modesto Bee

Stanley Loeb, co-owner of the former Loeb's Department Store in Modesto, California, died Friday, June 7, 2019, at 85. The business ran from 1927 to 1996.



First day of school celebrated in Modesto  KCRA Sacramento

Students and staff of Modesto High School welcome new students, and Burbank Elementary students enjoy a remodeled campus on this first day of school.



Another Modesto native makes it to “American Idol’; shares dramatic weight loss story  Modesto Bee

Modesto, CA native Ryan Hammond will compete on the new season of “American Idol” starting Sunday on ABC. The singer won the 2015 Valley Talent Project ...



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

After a three-hour SWAT standoff, the Ceres Police Department arrested Loual Cordova, 43, of Modesto, California, in connection with an October 2018 ...



Laptops loaned to 15,000 high school students in Modesto. What you need to know.  Modesto Bee

All of the 15000 high schoolers in Modesto City Schools will have a laptop loaned to them by the school district for use in the classroom and at home.



Trail named for late west Modesto leader now has monument in her honor, too  Modesto Bee

A monument was dedicated Thursday, May 2, 2019, at the Helen White Memorial Trail in west Modesto, California. The half-mile trail was completed in 2014 in ...



Local Digest: Area volleyball teams advance to second round  The Modesto Bee

A number of Stanislaus area high school volleyball teams advanced to the second round on Thursday. Also in this notebook, Oakdale High School golf ...



Release of 2016 grad rates show Modesto high schools improving  Modesto Bee

California released graduation rates for 2016 Tuesday, just weeks ahead of the Class of 2017 marching across the field. The results show big improvements for ...



How do you deal with an active-shooter situation? This Modesto seminar will enlighten  Modesto Bee

The flier for the Active Shooter Symposium set for mid-February at the State Theatre in Modesto reads, “It's not if you observe an active shooter, it's when.”.



Ex-Modesto band teacher gets jail time  Merced Sun-Star

A former Modesto High School band instructor was sentenced to a year in jail Monday after authorities said he engaged in lewd acts with a 14-year-old student.



Modesto City Schools computer system hit by virus, district issued laptops on lockdown  ABC10

Modesto High Senior Matthew Soares has been forced to abandon his laptop for old school pen and paper in his advanced English class. "It's been tough.



Enochs only Modesto high school to rank in US News best list ... at #2120  Modesto Bee

Ripon High in Ripon and Central Valley High in Ceres top this area's contenders in the U.S. News & World Report Best High Schools rankings. Enochs High, the ...



Modesto High soccer looks to take next step under new coach  Modesto Bee

The Modesto boys soccer team hopes an old framework and a new voice will help the program take the next step.



Josh Harder upset Jeff Denham. What’s next as he takes his ‘nerdiness’ to Washington?  The Modesto Bee

Clues from Josh Harder's past help flesh out a picture of the man who beat Jeff Denham in the historic 2018 midterm election for the 10th Congressional District ...



CA election results: Denham winning against Harder | Stanislaus  The Sacramento Bee

Denham or Harder? It was too close to call early Wednesday, according to incomplete returns for one of the most-watched House races in the United States.



Medical helicopter called after Modesto student ingests a pot brownie  SF Gate

Officials at a Modesto high school called an air ambulance Monday for a student requiring medical attention. They later learned the student had ingested ...



Modesto City Schools releases draft maps for trustee areas  Modesto Bee

Modesto City Schools has released draft maps showing four versions of how the dual district might divide into seven trustee areas. It will take public comment on ...



Mother of teen who died by suicide files lawsuit against Modesto City Schools  Modesto Bee

The mother of a Beyer High teen who took her own life in 2015 has filed a civil rights lawsuit in federal court against Modesto City Schools, demanding they ...



Modesto High School Teacher Arrested For Having Sex With With Student  CBS Local

MODESTO (CBS13) – Modesto police have arrested a high school teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student. Police were ...



Check out scene of shooting on Oak Street in Modesto  Modesto Bee

Two people were transported to a local hospital with minor injuries after being shot in Modesto on Thursday afternoon. The shooting occurred on Oak Street, ...



Young people weigh the issues, and their civic duty, as election approaches  The Modesto Bee

Some young people in Stanislaus County will vote for the first time in the Nov. 6 election. Others have voted in recent cycles. And some are not yet 18 but have ...



Modesto City Schools Discusses Arming School Security Officers  FOX40

MODESTO--. A school should be a safe haven for students to learn safely. But these days, young people know -- no school or playground is immune to violence.



Looking for live chickens or feed? Try this new store in downtown Turlock  The Modesto Bee

Erik Rosales has brought the country to the city, roosters and all, with his new store in downtown Turlock. He opened Elite Farm Supply, which sells live poultry, ...



Davis High “death” gives students expertise on crime scenes  Modesto Bee

Pay no attention to the body lying on the Davis High campus. The guy was a real dummy. But while the mannequin gained nothing from his time in class, ...



He fired into a crowd, injuring two Modesto High students. He was granted parole but might be deported.  Modesto Bee

A man who 27 years ago fired shots into a crowd after a high school football game in west Modesto has been granted parole, but prosecutors say the convicted ...



Two wounded in Modesto shooting near Maze, MLK  Modesto Bee

Two people were transported to a local hospital after being shot in Modesto on Thursday afternoon.



Modesto High Steps Up Security Despite Unfounded Threat  KTXL

MODESTO - If you were standing in front of Modesto High School at 10:00am, just before fourth period, you would have seen an exodus of students and parents ...



Lexus driver killed in crash in front of HS in Modesto  KCRA Sacramento

The driver of a Lexus involved in a crash Wednesday morning in front of a Modesto high school was killed and another driver was hurt, police said. The incident ...



Domestic abuse, dyslexia, money troubles could not hold these students back  The Modesto Bee

Three women received awards for their work toward high school equivalency certificates through LearningQuest - Stanislaus Literacy Centers in Modesto, CA, ...



Modesto QB Club receives encouraging news about longtime advocate Finch  Modesto Bee

Even at 80, six decades after he was nearly left for dead in the wreckage of an airplane crash, Don Adams inspires hope. He is a ray of light, a galvanizing force ...



1-1 start at 50th annual Dick Windemuth Easter Tournament  The Tracy Press

The first two games of the 50th annual Dick Windemuth Easter Tournament were a mixed bag for the Patterson High varsity baseball team.



Modesto schools retiree Enochs skewered society’s ills in stab at promoting libraries, literacy  Modesto Bee

While focusing on all the mind-boggling innovation happening in school technology for the Eye on Education section coming out in September, a decidedly ...



2 young men, Beyer and Modesto high grads, killed in Manteca crash  Modesto Bee

Two young men from Modesto, Peter Funtila and Christian Sangco, were killed in a crash Saturday afternoon in Manteca, the city's Police Department confirmed ...



Modesto man shot, killed after fight at park  KCRA Sacramento

A man was shot and killed at a Modesto park Saturday after getting in a fight with another man, the police department said. Police identified the man killed as ...



Modesto ill-prepared in opening loss to Los Banos at Windemuth  Modesto Bee

Modesto High School baseball coach Daryl Galloway fastened a steel drag to the back of his riding lawn mower and turned circles around the dirt infield.



John Boer III  Manteca Bulletin

John Boer III, born in Ceres, CA on May 19, 1953, passed away at his home in Modesto on April 26, 2019 with family and friends at his side at the age of 65.



Scholarships available for Stanislaus County students  Modesto Bee

The Stanislaus Community Foundation scholarship program offers financial assistance to Stanislaus County residents pursuing studies at an accredited college, ...



This Financier Put the 'Modest' in Modesto | A Place Called What?! | The California Report  KQED

You've probably heard of Modesto. Ever wonder why it's named after the Spanish word for 'modest?'



Gang colors put limits on Modesto high schools’ dress codes  Modesto Bee

My colleague's son, a freshman at Beyer High School and self-described sneakerhead, was pretty excited about the red laces that came with his Nike brand KD ...



Local Family Shares Long History In Community  Oakdale Leader

(Editor's Note: This is the second part of a special feature focusing on the Bianchi-Giovannoni family and its history in Oakdale; information was provided to The ...



High School Robotics Team Creates Prosthetic Hand for Iraq War Veteran  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

A team of Modesto high school students are supporting an Iraq War veteran in a big way by giving him a literal helping hand.



Squatters will be Told to Leave Vacant Modesto Home after Neighbors Complain  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

MODESTO -- Fed up with trespassers, families in one Modesto neighborhood are demanding the city take action. The problematic property at 133 Rosedale ...



Want to be entertained? We have the scoop for Modesto, Mother Lode regions  Modesto Bee

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Dodging Deportation: When ICE comes calling, this Stanislaus County group jumps into action  The Sacramento Bee

Faith in the Valley, a nonprofit group offering help to under-served residents in Stanislaus, Merced, San Joaquin, Fresno and Kern counties, launched the Valley ...



Last chance: Modesto, Downey baseball still battling for final berth  Modesto Bee

It all comes down to this: Two teams vying for one playoff spot on the final day of the regular season. The Modesto High School baseball team still holds the ...



2019 Miss Patterson cohort is crowned | Patterson Irrigator — Events  The Tracy Press

The long-awaited night arrived for the 12 bright young women competing in the Miss Patterson pageant last Friday. Up to four of them would be chosen for the ...



Man taken into custody after standoff in west Modesto  Modesto Bee

Police took a man into custody after a 2 1/2-hour standoff in west Modesto on Monday.



James Burns: A look at some of the District's top returning baseball players.  Modesto Bee

A year ago, the Gregori High baseball team chased perfection, carrying a season-long unbeaten streak into the regular season's final game.



Let there be light; Modesto holiday parade draws crowds ready for holiday cheer  Modesto Bee

Annual downtown Modesto Celebration of Lights parade draws big crowd.



What keeps a community theater going 50 years? Lots of help, heart and one Paul Tischer  Modesto Bee

When Paul Tischer came to Modesto in 1965, it wasn't to teach theater. Sure, now the Modesto High School theater bears his name and the community theater ...



Modesto Teen Confirms She’s Back Together With Her Former Teacher Hooker  CBS Sacramento

MODESTO (CBS13) – Former Modesto high school teacher James Hooker is back together with his former student, the 18-year-old teen told CBS13 on Tuesday ...



Car club Faros the latest inductees into the Graffiti Hall of Fame  Modesto Bee

This year's inductees into the “Legends of the Cruise” are the Faros, the car club immortalized in George Lucas' movie as the Pharaohs. Members remain active ...



Back rubs with teen girls evolved into sex; another former Modesto pastor accused  Modesto Bee

The founder of a popular megachurch in Arizona admits having sex with girls in his charge when he was a married youth pastor at a prominent Modesto church ...



Enochs tops Modesto 72-62 to clinch spot in section playoffs  Modesto Bee

When Randy Rubio was told moments after his Enochs High team defeated Modesto 72-62 Wednesday night that Folsom – the section's top-ranked Division I ...



2016 Outstanding Women of Stanislaus County  Modesto Bee

Debbie Soro Adair – Debbie Soro Adair, an Enochs High School (Modesto) English teacher, began the Healthy and Responsible Relationships Troupe in 2014 ...



Modesto High’s McCaig shocks Beyer’s Lewis in section tennis final  Modesto Bee

Coby McCaig gained his revenge and his rival's throne. The Modesto High School freshman defeated Beyer junior Ryan Lewis 6-3, 0-6, 6-2 in the Sac-Joaquin ...



Duking it out on Twitter: Denham, Harder trade barbs about who's really local  The Modesto Bee

Location, location, location: nothing worse than being linked to liberal Bay Area, Valley congressional candidates fear.



Modesto still ‘in the mix’ for passenger flights  Modesto Bee

A regional airline will be taking another look at Modesto and Stockton as it considers expanding its *service* in California. Great Lakes Airlines – a small, ...



Wendell G. Reed Feb. 12, 1928 — Dec. 11, 2016  Union Democrat

Wendell Guilford Reed passed away Sunday afternoon at home surrounded by his wife, Norma, his children and grandchildren. He was 88. Wendell had been ...



Law enforcement summit puts students in officers’ shoes  Modesto Bee

The five-hour Law Enforcement Youth Summit on Thursday in Modesto brought 66 high school juniors and seniors together with members of the Modesto, ...



Modesto Police Arrest Former Teacher Hooker For Sexual Assault On Minor  CBS Local

MODESTO (CBS13) – A former Modesto high school teacher who made national news when he began dating one of his former students has been arrested for ...



California football program gets big boost from female kicker  USA TODAY High School Sports

It seems more and more females join the high school football ranks every season, and nobody is benefiting from that influx more than Modesto (Calif.)



Victim’s family speaks in court about killing in west Modesto  Modesto Bee

It's been more than two years since 17-year-old Marty Kent was shot to death during a dispute outside his west Modesto home. There's no question Richard ...



It’s Trump versus ‘Bay Area values’ in tight Central Valley House race  San Francisco Chronicle

MANTECA, San Joaquin County — Many Democrats cast the battle for the House as a referendum on President Trump. In a Central Valley district where voters ...



Slain Modesto teen remembered as 'loving,' 'kind'  KCRA Sacramento

More than 100 people gathered outside a Modesto home to remember a 13-year-old girl who was shot and killed early Monday morning.



California Teen Leaves School, Moves in With Former Teacher  ABC News

An angry California mother is alleging abuse now that her 18-year-old daughter is living with her former high school teacher, who left his wife and children to ...



Fraud charges didn’t slow Modesto con artist  Modesto Bee

Freed from custody while awaiting sentencing on federal fraud charges, Xue Heu of Modesto in April bilked $6000 from an unsuspecting homeowner in need of ...



With his coaches’ trust, Alberto kicked Modesto to two MMC championships  Modesto Bee

Modesto High School's Martin Casillas shared a private moment with his striker before every match.



Back in the Day: Honoring Armijo’s Ed Hopkins: Coach of coaches  Fairfield Daily Republic

In 1940, recent University of California, Berkeley graduate Edward Manley Hopkins was just about to accept a coaching position at Modesto High School.



Tennis Player of the Year McCaig rode confidence to Section title  Modesto Bee

When he lost the Modesto Metro Conference singles final in straight sets, Coby McCaig didn't splinter his racquet or succumb to frustration.



Hmong Christian congregation dedicates west Modesto church Saturday  Modesto Bee

A congregation in Modesto since 1985, Central Grace Hmong Alliance Church finally owns a church of its own. It will have a dedication of the 918 Sierra Drive ...



Who you calling a carpetbagger? California House candidates trade accusations  Sierra Star

A California congressman's out-of-district residence prompts carpetbagger attacks. In 2018, many House candidates are also taking heat for recently moving to ...



21-year prison sentence in fatal shooting of Modesto teen  Modesto Bee

A 21-year-old man has agreed to a plea deal that will result in a 21-year prison sentence in the deadly shooting of a west Modesto teenager. Richard Lionheart ...



Modesto mom accused of attempted murder back in court  Modesto Bee

The 18-year-old women accused of trying to kill her infant daughter appeared briefly in Stanislaus County Superior Court Thursday to waive her right to a speedy ...



Saavedra and Kent pool resources for Masters wrestling reward  Modesto Bee

Israel Saavedra and McCoy Kent, the city's wrestling kingpins, have called themselves both friends and opponents over the years. Little did we know they ...



Modesto JC mourns passing of iconic wrestling coach Dean Sensenbaugh  Modesto Bee

The most amazing thing about Dean Kenneth Sensenbaugh is that he became arguably California's all-time leading community college wrestling coach without ...



2 toddlers among 5 killed in head-on crash in Sacramento County  KCRA Sacramento

Two women, a teenager and two toddlers were killed in a head-on crash Saturday evening on Highway 12 in Sacramento County, the California Highway Patrol ...



Large comes up big as Beyer wins Windemuth for second consecutive season  Modesto Bee

During Beyer High School's 14-1 rout of Ripon in the championship game of the 46th Annual Dick Windemuth Easter Baseball Tournament at Modesto High ...



Merced High teacher arrested, accused of having sex with student  Merced Sun-Star

A Merced High School science teacher was arrested last week after he allegedly was caught by a patrolling Merced County sheriff's deputy in a parked pickup ...



Sicily in a Starbucks – Modesto writer gets 12 minutes, 28 seconds of fame  Modesto Bee

An aspiring Modesto screenwriter, visiting L.A. to find work, gets “discovered” by Brit comic actor James Corden and featured on “Starbucks Theater,” a bit on his ...



Chavez and Cashen homer; Tigers split doubleheader with Pacheco  The Tracy Press

Patterson and Pacheco played a pair of games on Thursday in order to make up for a cancelled game earlier in the week.



Track athletes continue to find success at MJC Invitational  The Tracy Press

On April 4, track and field athletes from the Sac-Joaquin area congregated at the Modesto Junior College football field to participate in the annual MJC ...



California Airman Dies In Germany  KPBS

The Department of Defense has yet to release a cause of death for Staff Sgt. Nathan L. Tinsley, a 27-year-old airman from Eureka, California. Tinsley died Oct.



Memorial gallery: February | Photo Galleries | magicvalley.com  Times-News

Here, we remember south-central Idahoans who died. The photos were provided by families to accompany their obituaries in the Times-News.



Family, friends remember victims in Hwy. 12 crash  KCRA Sacramento

The relatives and friends share their memories of the five people who lost in the tragic crash on Saturday evening on Highway 12 near Isleton.



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