After toasting friends and family with champagne and watching the ball drop in Times Square, it might be a wise idea to check on the vehicles parked outside, because New Year's Day is the second highest holiday with incidents of vehicle theft.
With the nation once again facing a horrific mass shooting and renewing conversations about gun control, the California Attorney General's Office announced Tuesday it had taken more than 2,000 firearms away from prohibited users in the state over the last year.
No other county in the state seems to get as much illegal trash dumping as Stanislaus County. That's the summation of County Supervisor Jim DeMartini of Ceres, who almost weekly has to clean up piles of debris dumped on his Westport area farm property.
December 11, 2012|
BY JEFF BENZIGER