The average law enforcement officer lives about 20 fewer years than the average American, former Modesto Police Chief and current Turlock City Manager Roy Wasden told Wednesday's annual Peace Officers' Memorial gathering at Lakewood Memorial Park. But most are willing to take that risk because they enjoy "doing what they love - serving others." <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; text-indent: 14pt" ...
The future of Highway 165 became a bit clearer Wednesday evening, as two preferred routes for the rerouted arterial were unveiled at a community meeting in Hilmar.
To help reduce underage drinking, the Stanislaus County Office of Education has gone straight to the source - teens. Over 75 students from schools throughout Stanislaus County attended the Fourth Annual Teen Alcohol Forum on Wednesday to discuss how they feel about teen drinking.
Lauded for his previous works to protect America's wild lands, former President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Jimmy Carter will deliver the keynote address at the National Parks Institute seminar at UC Merced on May 3.
Central Valley Project water users received good news on Friday, as Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced the Bureau of Reclamation's initial water supply forecast is better than anticipated.
During the spring and summer of 1942, over 4,600 Japanese Americans lived at the Merced County Fairgrounds. They were not enemy soldiers, or even classified as prisoners of war. They were farmers, mechanics, shop owners, and average families from across the state of California. They were never charged with committing a crime, but they were not allowed to leave. For the remainder of World War II, most of these people were kept against their will ...
Navigating around the Whitmore /Highway 99 interchange project is now more complicated, City of Ceres officials warned motorists.
Assemblyman Bill Berryhill (R – Ceres) launched a new Web site on Wednesday, www.CAJobsFirst.com, intended to provide resources for job seekers, information on California's lack of jobs, and to draw attention to what Berryhill says is a need for state lawmakers to focus on job creation and retention in 2010.
Citing a continued budget shortfall and recession induced layoffs, the Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted Tuesday to suspend the basic law enforcement academy training at the Ray Simon Training Center.
Fog is almost synonymous with "winter weather" in the Central Valley. The area is known for its seasonal covering of dense "Tule fog" that can blanket the valley for days at a time. This unique weather condition can contribute to motor vehicle collisions both on surface streets and on the highway.
Recently released population numbers from the California State Department of Finance and the U.S. Census Bureau paint a differing picture of California's declining growth.
A Modesto organization is reaching out to area people with mental illness and offering them a safe place to get career counseling, be a part of a support group or just hang out.
California's silver lining in the job market is being fueled by an increase in green businesses.
Merced County Transit will have new management - better representing the entire county - starting July 1, 2010.
The ghouls and ghosts out and about this Halloween may be spooky, but drinking and driving can be deadly. Fortunately for those who imbibe a bit too much this evening, AAA Northern California is continuing their longstanding Halloween Tipsy Tow service this year.
When shoppers use a reusable grocery bag at any Raley's, Bel Air, Nob Hill Foods or Food Source, they won't just help the environment, they will also help raise money to eventually preserve a number of California State Parks currently targeted for closure.
Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), issued a warning to consumers not to eat BAVAN Brand Sugar Rewari candy imported from India, after tests conducted by CDPH found unacceptable levels of lead. The candy is also packaged under the names Sugar Redoi and Sugar Reori. Consumers in possession of the candy should discard it immediately.
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