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From the trailer to the big time

Mix in equal parts of fun-loving music, heart-string pulling ballads and throw in a few songs about beer, and you get one of Nashville's newest bands and upcoming Stanislaus County Fair performers, Trailer Choir.

July 28, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Music


CSU Stanislaus braces for share of budget cuts

The $584 million budget deficit that has walloped the California State University system will translate into enrollment reduction, higher fees and "furlough Fridays" at the CSU Stanislaus campus.

July 24, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Education


CSU faculty union agrees to furloughs; issues no confidence vote for chancellor

Members of the California Faculty Association have joined other unions in the California State University system in agreeing to take a two day a month furlough through the 2009-10 fiscal year.

July 24, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Education


Accident seriously injures one

A Modesto woman suffered a broken leg from a two vehicle collision Friday in Turlock.

July 24, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Bomb threat empties store

A call claiming a bomb had been placed inside the Turlock Wal-Mart resulted in a store evacuation, but no bomb was found, according to the Turlock Police Department.

July 24, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Officer injured during 2002 pursuit dies

A Modesto police officer critically injured in a collision seven years ago, died Thursday.

July 24, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Neighbor News


Box cutter attack nets prison time

A Modesto man was sentenced to 12 years in state prison after admitting to trying to kill his ex-girlfriend, according to the district attorney's office.

July 24, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Neighbors Crime


Modesto shooting victims identified; suspect in custody

The Modesto Police Department has released the names of the two people shot to death Monday in southwest Modesto.

July 24, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Neighbors Crime


Phony deputies try to get into house

A man and a woman posing as Stanislaus County sheriff's deputies tried to gain entrance into a Turlock residence, but fled when asked for identification.

July 21, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Search warrants served in Delhi

Six people were arrested Tuesday in Delhi as part of an ongoing burglary investigation by the Merced County Sheriff's Department.

July 21, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


CSU student fees take 20 percent hike

In the wake of waning state monetary support, the California State University Board of Trustees took action Tuesday to close a $584 million budget gap and voted to raise student fees by an unprecedented 20 percent.

July 21, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Education


Livingston man arrested for sex acts with pre-teen

A 26-year-old Livingston man is under arrest on suspicion of child molestation.

July 21, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


DA’s son given long prison term for fatal DUI

Dylan Morse, the 18-year-old son of Merced County District Attorney Larry Morse II, was sentenced to 12 years in state prison for a wreck that killed one and left his friend in a comatose state.

July 17, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Neighbors Crime


Teen killed in Winton shooting

A 16-year-old boy walking with his friend along a Winton street was shot and mortally wounded Wednesday night, according to the Merced County Sheriff's Department.

July 17, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Neighbors Crime


Burglary suspects carjack Modesto man

A Modesto man was carjacked Thursday morning when he confronted a group of suspected car burglars.

July 17, 2009 | Sabra Stafford | Neighbors Crime


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Flu cases continue, but peak may have passed

The 2017-2018 flu season has been one of the most virulent health officials have seen in a decade and has been responsible for a high ...

February 20, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Turlock driver suspected of causing fatal DUI crash

A collision between a car and a big rig resulted in the death of a Modesto man and the arrest of a Turlock man suspected ...

February 20, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Woman burned by leaky lighter

Fluid leaking from a lighter ignited a fire that severely burned a woman Saturday afternoon, the Turlock Fire Department reported.

February 20, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Woman burned by leaky lighter

Fluid leaking from a lighter ignited a fire that severely burned a woman Saturday afternoon, the Turlock Fire Department reported.

February 19, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Scams abound during tax season

The Internal Revenue Service is warning taxpayers of a quickly growing scam involving erroneous tax refunds being deposited into their bank accounts. The IRS also ...

February 16, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Card game ends with stabbing

A Turlock man took being a sore loser to a new height when he stabbed a man because he was upset with the outcome of ...

February 16, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Armed robbery at Turlock store

The Turlock Police Department is investigating an armed robbery of an Arco AM/PM early Wednesday morning.

February 16, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Calls renewed for UC Merced medical school

The on-going doctor shortage that plagues the Central Valley region could move a step toward a solution with a renewed call to fund a medical ...

February 16, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Education


Downtown drive-by leaves two injured in Turlock

The relative peacefulness of Turlock residents going out to dinner, buying their groceries, and taking a stroll through downtown was shattered in the early evening ...

February 16, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


$16,000 signing bonuses for those ready to join TPD

Facing an ongoing shortage of police officers and dispatchers in town, the Turlock City Council took steps Tuesday night to make the city a more ...

February 16, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Local


County reacts with glee at new public safety facility

Mitchell Gruber was pleased to take a tour of the new Re-Entry and Enhanced Alternatives to Custody Training Center, just as he was equally pleased ...

February 13, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Government


Armed suspects rob Turlock bank

Two suspects armed with guns held up a Turlock bank Saturday and escaped with a large amount of cash, the Turlock Police Department reported.

February 13, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Turlock bicyclist killed on Lander

A Turlock man was struck by multiple vehicles and killed while riding his bicycle on Lander Avenue Monday night.

February 13, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Crime


Train derails in Hughson

Investigators continue to look into what caused a 30-car train derailment Saturday night in Hughson.

February 13, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Local


Flames ravage Turlock home

A raging fire of undetermined origins destroyed a Turlock residence Sunday morning and left four individuals displaced, the Turlock Fire Department reported.

February 12, 2018 | Sabra Stafford | Local


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