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Meetings, club events in and around Modesto (02/14/19)  Modesto Bee

What: South Modesto Municipal Advisory Council. When: Thursday, 6 pm. Where: Harvest Hall, 3800 Cornucopia Way. SIGN UP. Sign Up and Save. Get six ...



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 ...



Clovis-Modesto high school football  KFSN-TV

They haven't even had the first day of school yet in the Clovis Unified School District but they already had Senior Night at Clovis High.



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.



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.



She has a 4.1 GPA. Why she and others could still be dropped from Modesto school  Modesto Bee

About 20 English learners at Davis High School are faced with attending adult school, because of a Modesto City Schools policy that advocates say is ...



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.



John Ervin III named to Modesto City Schools board  Modesto Bee

John Ervin III, founder and director of the Project Uplift mentoring program, has been appointed to the vacancy on the Modesto City Schools Board of Education.



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.”.



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 ...



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.



Modesto Middle Schooler Hailed As Hero For Saving Toddler From Being Hit By Car  CBS Sacramento

MODESTO (CBS13) – A Modesto middle schooler is being hailed as a hero for preventing a toddler from getting hit by a car. Thirteen-year-old Adrian Castro ...



'We just want to survive in this country.' Refugees fight to attend school in Modesto  Modesto Bee

Two refugee students from Afghanistan recently were denied enrollment at Davis High School after trying to transfer from Turlock's Pitman High.



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 ...



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.



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, ...



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.



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

Elite Farm Supply has opened on Lander Avenue in downtown Turlock, CA. It specializes in backyard poultry, including live bird sales, but also serves horses, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

The fear of deportation has intensified the past two years for undocumented immigrants living in Stanislaus County and throughout the Northern San Joaquin ...



Modesto City Schools superintendent tells staff she will retire in January  Modesto Bee

Modesto City Schools Superintendent Pam Able will retire in early 2018, she announced in a newsletter to staff on Friday.



Modesto Plans a New Road Diet  Streetsblog California

Modesto plans to narrow Paradise Road from four lanes to three, install bicycle lanes, fill in sidewalk gaps, and add other features to make it safer.



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 ...



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.



SWAT team shuts down street, searches home near Modesto High  Modesto Bee

Modesto High School was locked down Thursday morning while The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Special Team Investigating Narcotics and Gangs (STING), ...



Modesto high school student collapses in gym class, later dies  KCRA Sacramento

A student with a heart condition who collapsed in his gym class at Gregori High School in California died after being taken to the hospital.



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 ...



Area 5: What Modesto school board candidates say about bond issue, Common Core  Modesto Bee

Three candidates are running for the Modesto City Schools Area 5 seat.



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.



True colors: School Dashboards reveal needs, progress  Modesto Bee

A new way of grading schools comes with colors and complexity. The California School Dashboard report uses test scores, discipline, absences and more to ...



Modesto’s one-two punch of Berumen, Howard too much for Modesto Christian  Modesto Bee

Senior RJ Berumen ran for two touchdowns and passed for another to lead the Modesto High football team to a 26-14 victory over Modesto Christian in the ...



An ex-VC is running for Congress—here's a look at his former portfolio  PitchBook News & Analysis

Ninety miles east of Silicon Valley, a venture capitalist is running for Congress in California's 10th District. What sort of deals did Josh Harder pursue during his ...



High School Campus Clash Turns Into Real Clash In Modesto  CBS Sacramento

MODESTO (CBS13) — A Modesto high school event dubbed “Campus Clash 2017” got out of hand after students themselves started to clash as the event ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Pencils down: Schools moving to tech on every desk  Modesto Bee

While stacks of lined paper still fill classroom cubbies and hardbacks still line the library shelves, schools' shift to digital platforms is happening as fast as new ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Modesto High student named state Mock Trial’s outstanding bailiff  Modesto Bee

Modesto High School's Damian Sablan earned the outstanding bailiff honor in the Califonia Mock Trial Championship in Sacramento this past weekend.



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

The dead guy at Davis High school in Modesto, CA, Thursday morning was a real dummy. But the mannequin provided criminal justice classes at the school a ...



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, ...



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 ...



Modesto City Schools Truck Hits 15-Year-Old Girl  FOX40

A Modesto City Schools truck hit a 15-year-old girl in the crosswalk at Tuolumne Boulevard and Yosemite Avenue, just across the street from Modesto High ...



Gay, trans students get some royal treatment at Enochs High  Modesto Bee

Just like the song says, students with Enochs High School's Gay-Straight Alliance never thought they'd be “Royals.” But as positive political and popular opinion ...



Candidates in key California House race accuse each other of slogan theft  San Francisco Chronicle

It's only the second week in August, but the candidates in a key California House race have reached a new low: They're each accusing the other of stealing their ...



Gun Scare Forces Modesto's Enochs High Winter Formal To End Early  CBS Sacramento

Parents are sharing the terrifying moments following a gun scare over the weekend at a winter formal at a Modesto high school.



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 ...



Pot Brownie Scare Prompts Call For Air Ambulance At Modesto School  CBS Sacramento

MODESTO (CBS13) — A medical scare at a Modesto High School led first responders to call for an air ambulance to land on campus. A student collapsed.



Teen hailed as hero after saving 2-year-old from busy intersection  13WMAZ.com

"We all should care about each other and make sure we're all safe, like if you see other people out there, you should help each other out, just do the same thing ...



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, ...



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.)



Waterford High earns state’s Gold Ribbon  Modesto Bee

Waterford High is flying a second banner on its flag pole, one reserved for the gold standard of California high schools. Waterford and Mariposa High were 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.



Family first: Alkire leaving Modesto football to be closer to ailing mother  Modesto Bee

Richie Alkire has stepped down as Modesto High School's football coach and will move to Michigan to be closer to his ailing mother. Alkire addressed his ...



Autistic child ends up at wrong Modesto school  Modesto Bee

A 6-year-old autistic boy ended up at the wrong Modesto school Monday, a paperwork snafu that caused some initial panic. The first-grader spent about two ...



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 ...



Modesto High teacher, Big Valley Christian football coach Larry Shimel dies at 58  Modesto Bee

Students, athletes and fellow coaches are in shock after the sudden death of Larry Shimel, who collapsed while teaching a class at Modesto High School on ...



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 ...



Relays for Life happening throughout region  Modesto Bee

Modesto High School on Friday held its second annual Relay for Life fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. More than 100 students – from Modesto, Beyer ...



Beyer rules at MMC Wrestling Championship  Modesto Bee

Modesto High School sophomore Ronnie Ochoa recognized his opportunity at Friday's Modesto Metro Conference Wrestling Championship.



Modesto high school student – a doctor’s daughter – helps protect peers from HPV  Modesto Bee

The ugly truth about the most preventable deadly cancers opened eyes at Davis High School. An event organized by a high school student gave information, ...



Former Oakland Raider Surprises Modesto High School Players With Golden Football  CBS Sacramento

MODESTO (CBS13) — A high-school football team got a surprise on Monday with an award from the National Football League. While the Downey High School ...



Colleges offer summer courses for kids  Modesto Bee

Summer camps to keep brains active will be offered in science at Modesto Junior College, and in math at Stanislaus State in Turlock.



Early-grade Modesto teachers protest: Too much testing  Modesto Bee

A drive to catch kids up and make sure they're reading by third grade has put heavy pressure on early-grade classrooms. Modesto City Schools teachers say ...



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 ...



Turlock High student vies for Dairy Princess crown  The Turlock Journal

Four young women will compete for the prestigious title of Dairy Princess during ceremonies at the upcoming District 6 Dairy Princess Contest. The 60th ...



Shocker in Modesto: Former Enochs student, teacher back together  Modesto Bee

After fleeing cross country and making a very public breakup announcement, an 18-year-old Modesto student has moved back in with her 41-year-old former ...



Great Valley Academy Salida kids buy into business savvy  Modesto Bee

The sellers at Market Day at Great Valley Academy Salida on Friday were profiting from experience while gleeful shoppers got down to business.



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.



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 ...



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 girl struck by truck while using crosswalk  KCRA Sacramento

A 15-year-old girl was struck by a Modesto City schools truck while walking to school using a crosswalk.



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 ...



Modesto sees an increase in free neighborhood libraries  Modesto Bee

Book exchange boxes are promoted as one way to improve literacy among children in Stanislaus County.



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



20 under 40: Janet Núñez-Pineda  Modesto Bee

“I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou.



West Modesto breaks ground on Helen White Memorial Trail  Modesto Bee

West Modesto schoolchildren talked Tuesday about how they will soon enjoy a half-mile trail named for a woman who walked even farther to get an education.



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 ...



Stanislaus Military Academy helps teens find inner discipline  Modesto Bee

A few years ago, teenager Jonathan Gentry was taking drugs, drinking alcohol, breaking the law, cussing at police officers and hitting his parents. He was a ...



Gordon Chan: Without strong support, teachers’ morale will sink  Modesto Bee

Many young people are discouraged from joining profession.



UPDATE: Body Found Near High School Identified As Missing Modesto Woman  CBS Local

MODESTO (CBS13) – A missing person's case is now a homicide investigation after the body found near a Modesto high school on Friday night was identified ...



Deaf Players An Inspiration For Downey High Teammates, Fans During Postseason Run  CBS Local

MODESTO (CBS13) — A high-school football team made the postseason with a different kind of communication, as three of their players are deaf. Friday was ...



Stanislaus District High School Football Scoreboard, Week 6  Modesto Bee

Here are the latest scores, Tweets, photos and video from Week 6 of the Stanislaus District high school football season. Follow the games throughout the night, ...



Sex Case Against Former Modesto Teacher James Hooker Moves Forward  CBS Local

MODESTO (CBS13) – The former Modesto high school teacher who is in a sexual relationship with a former student of his was held to answer charges that he ...



Ceres alternative education programs getting new home on Mitchell Road  Modesto Bee

A new Stanislaus County Office of Education school for struggling students is going up on Mitchell Road, designed to replace an older site on Memorial Drive.



Stanislaus State offers summer math camps for kids in Turlock  Modesto Bee

Math camps are being offered for incoming seventh- and eighth-graders and high school freshmen at California State University, Stanislaus. Registration is ...



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 ...



Congregation Beth Shalom welcomes rabbi full time  Modesto Bee

Rabbi Shalom Bochner began leading Congregation Beth Shalom on Wednesday and will shift to full-time *service* through the summer, with a goal of expanding ...



Expressions youth choir seeking new voices  Modesto Bee

Expressions Community Youth Choir is made up of singers from all over Stanislaus County. Their touching performances and inspiring message have moved ...



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 ...



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 ...



Sense of security comes with immigration reform  Modesto Bee

Gloria Sanchez came to Modesto from Michoacán, Mexico, with her family when she was 14 years old. They were undocumented immigrants. Over the next 24 ...



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 ...



Turlock Unified’s new leader makes over administrative team  Modesto Bee

In what Turlock Unified School District board President Frank Lima called “a bold first move,” incoming Superintendent Dana Trevethan has reorganized her ...



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