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  • Homicide Investigated Near Tracy
    SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY – Authorities investigated the fatal shooting of a man Monday night just outside of the City of Tracy. Shortly before 10:00pm Monday, deputies received a call of gunfire near the 26000 block of Lammers Road. Arriving deputies found a man who had been shot. The victim was… Read more »
  • Several in Custody After Stolen Car PursuitSeveral in Custody After Stolen Car Pursuit
    MODESTO – Authorities detained several occupants of a stolen vehicle Monday night that ended in South Modesto. At about 9:00pm authorities located a vehicle that had been reported stolen near Hatch Road and Richland Avenue. A brief pursuit took place but was called off after the vehicle turned onto Dallas… Read more »
  • Robbery Reported at Sandwich Shop
    MODESTO – Police responded to a report of a robbery at a local sandwich shop late Monday afternoon. At about 6:30pm officers with the Modesto Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery at a Subway sandwich shop near the area of Floyd and Roselle Avenues. Early reports… Read more »
  • Update: Crews Work to Contain Sulfur FireUpdate: Crews Work to Contain Sulfur Fire
    CERES – A smoldering sulfur fire closed down Service Road Monday, prompting officials to issue a shelter in place warning. According to officials with the Modesto Fire Department, about 50 firefighters responded to the report of a fire at a farm supply company on the 600 block to East Service… Read more »
  • Service Road Closed for Fire IncidentService Road Closed for Fire Incident
    CERES – A fire incident and reported chemical leak caused a closure of Service Road and surrounding areas late Monday morning. The incident was dispatched at about 11:15am to the 600 block of Service Road. Arriving crews reported a possible detection of sulfur in the air. By the afternoon, white… Read more »
  • Police Officer Stabbed by Robbery SuspectPolice Officer Stabbed by Robbery Suspect
    CERES – A police officer was rushed to a hospital after he was stabbed by a robbery suspect late Saturday afternoon. Shortly after 6:00pm, officers with the Ceres Police Department were called to the Quick Stop at the intersection of Morgan and Service Roads for a report of a robbery… Read more »
  • Police Investigate Shooting
    STOCKTON – At least one person was wounded during a shooting Monday night. The shooting happened shortly after 8:20pm. Police were dispatched to the 400 block of East Pine Street and found one person with a gunshot wound. Medical personnel were called to take the victim to a hospital. Their… Read more »
  • Shooting Injures Two While Sitting in Car
    STOCKTON – Two people were shot as they sat in a vehicle Saturday night, sending both to a hospital. The incident happened at about 8:00pm near the 8600 block of Lower Sacramento Road. The victims, identified as a 30 year old man and a 28 year old woman, were sitting… Read more »
  • Early Morning Homicide InvestigatedEarly Morning Homicide Investigated
    STOCKTON – Authorities investigated an early morning shooting that claimed the life of a man Sunday. Police officers were dispatched to the area of Funston Avenue and Bradford Street shortly before 5:30am Sunday for a report of a person who was shot. Arriving emergency personnel found a 42 year old… Read more »
  • Kings’ Energy Fades Against ClippersKings’ Energy Fades Against Clippers
    Story and photos by Dan Rogers STOCKTON – The temperatures during the winter months seems to drop by the minute once the sun goes down, and something similar seemed to happen to the hometown Kings in their 106-91 loss to the G-League Agua Caliente Clippers Friday night at Stockton Arena.… Read more »

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Mural Tour of Downtown Modesto

Mural Tour of Downtown Modesto

Mural Tour of Downtown ModestoBy Middagh Goodwin Photos by Middagh Goodwin Take a walking or, even better, a bike tour of the Murals of Modesto. There is so many located Downtown that it is the perfect start to enjoy the 100 public art pieces found around Modesto. You can start at any point but let’s begin on 7th […]

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Greetings Friends – Happy Next Year

Greetings Friends – Happy Next Year

By Chris Murphy Stating the obvious, it is January 2022. I have never been more excited for a new year since last year. I thought after 2020, 2021 would be amazing, but 2022 really feels like it is time for a reboot. We are still dealing with COVID in many varieties and this current wave […]

StanStateView

StanStateView

A New Stanislaus State Reopens By Ellen Junn – Ph.D. President, California State University, Stanislaus Stanislaus State has exciting 2022 news! 70 percent of all courses are in-person and more students have requested to live in the residence halls this spring than last fall. Additionally, will host the grand opening of our newly renovated library–a […]

PerformingView – New for 2022

PerformingView – New for 2022

By Chris Murphy This is one risky column to write this month. Here we are, crossing the threshold into 2022 and we are still figuring out what the immediate future of larger events in our community and other gatherings. The Gallo Center, State Theatre and the Prospect have specific mask and vaccination requirements. Please check […]

GoModesto – Love Modesto

GoModesto – Love Modesto

Love Modesto Is Back for April 30 Modesto’s great service day is scheduled to be back with a morning opening rally and an increased list of service project for Love Modesto. Now is the time to plan and get your groups together and get ready to sign up for projects across our community. Equally important, […]

GoModesto – Haven Women’s Center

GoModesto – Haven Women’s Center

By Chris Murphy Over the last 24 months, mental health issues have increased as people didn’t have access to many services and so much of our community was closed down. Basic and non-emergency care was harder to get and issue like domestic violence and spousal abuse went unchecked. Through this all, Haven Women’s center has […]

AllAgesView

AllAgesView

AllAgesView By Grace McNamara Happy New Year Modesto! I hope you all had a wonderful time with family and friends. Were you able to stay up to midnight? Over the holiday, I spent some quality time with loved ones! A new year means new beginnings. Many tend to have resolutions during this time for the […]

ZenView – New Hope

ZenView – New Hope

By Mary Layton It’s a New Year! Another Year, another chance! The beginning of a new year holds hope. It feels like an empty canvas in front of me; a new space, that will be filled with new creations, new ways to communicate and connect, new possibilities. It is exciting! We are getting a little […]

InterView – Dillon Olvera

InterView – Dillon Olvera

By Chris Murphy Dillon Olvera CEO Beard Land For years and years, we have heard about new visioning processes, big urban redesign plans and paths forward. Some good things have happened, but most of them by accident. Not since Stanislaus County and the City of Modesto worked together to build 10th St Plaza and change […]

PoetryView – You Make it A Happy New Year

PoetryView – You Make it A Happy New Year

YOU MAKE IT A HAPPY NEW YEAR! Salvatore Salerno, Poet Laureate of Modesto Bring out those whistles and bells, Pour the champagne and raise your glass, Ring out the battered, bedraggled Old Year, Cheer for 12 months that you can make new! Out with the false, and in with the true! Believe in what actually […]

VisitModesto- On the Move for 2022

VisitModesto- On the Move for 2022

By Chris Murphy Want the definition of free money? It’s people visiting Modesto and spending their money here. Yes friends, this is the alchemy of the 21st century Modesto. We have the businesses, the downtown, the performing arts, the history spots and an amazing location. What does that get us? Access to people that are […]

Rockin’ Holiday Thanks

Rockin’ Holiday Thanks

By Chris Murphy Yay, Rockin’ Holiday 2021was a big success! Thanks to all that made Rockin Holiday 2021 a Rockin’ success and make it better every year. Despite our challenges, we delivered a lot of magic to the Modesto holiday season and put a lot of smiles on kids’ faces with our Rockin’ North Pole, […]

FoodView – Twisted Pig 2.0

FoodView – Twisted Pig 2.0

By Chris Murphy Twisted Pig 2.0 One of north-east Modesto’s favorite places is getting a new groove for 2022 and beyond. The Twisted Pig has new owners, a new vision and a new menu under development that will make it more appealing to more people. Thom Guerrero and James Marsden and Seth Bassett teamed up […]

Low Key – Classic Retro Dive and More!

Low Key – Classic Retro Dive and More!

BarView By Chris Murphy Photos By MJ Mangano, Chris Murphy and Low Key Cam Low Key Saloon is one of Modesto’s coolest reboots. The White Hawk lounge had been around forever it seems. At the beginning of the COVID, this long-time watering hole, loaded with regulars, was transformed into a cool 70s vibe modern dive […]

HistoryView – Preserve our History

HistoryView – Preserve our History

HistoryView By Harrison Power With the New Year of 2022 officially here, that means that 2021 is in the history books! Many of us hoped that 2021 would allow us to get back to some semblance of pre-pandemic life, but with 2022 now underway, we will hopefully have the resources and community support to get […]