Modesto, CA


Pedestrian from Modesto hit, killed near Keyes

MODESTO, Calif. — A pedestrian was hit and killed in Modesto around 12:15 a.m. on Friday, according to California Highway Patrol — Modesto. CHP said a 51-year-old wearing all-black clothing was walking in the middle of Golden State Boulevard, south of West Barnhart Road. The driver couldn't see...

Officials: 2 people arrested for allegedly stealing 57 watermelons in California

MERCED COUNTY, Calif. — Two people were arrested Monday evening for allegedly stealing 57 watermelons in California, officials said. The Merced County Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post that deputies were called to an area near Washington Boulevard and Highway 140 in Livingston, California, after a report of trespassing. Once deputies arrived to the area, they spoke with the victim who told them that people were stealing watermelons from his fields.

Burglary Suspect Reportedly Arrested — Stolen Items Returned

Originally Published By: Modesto Police Department Facebook Page. “August 9, 2022 – This morning at approximately 2:30 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 2800 block of Sapphire Drive for reports of a burglary involving an equipment trailer. While officers were enroute, a vehicle matching the description of the suspect’s vehicle was spotted near East Briggsmore Avenue and Claus Road. When officers attempted a traffic stop on the vehicle, the driver did not stop and fled from officers. A short time later the suspect’s vehicle struck a street sign at Parker Avenue and Wellsford. When officers pulled up to the vehicle, the driver reversed his vehicle into an officer’s patrol car, then took off. The driver drove to Turlock where he crashed again at Tuolumne Avenue and Crowell Avenue. He was then taken into custody with the assistance of allied agencies.

36th Annual Edible Extravaganza

Celebrates 36th Annual Edible Extravaganza – back in-person!. Center for Human Services’ Edible Extravaganza is finally back! This year, Edible Extravaganza celebrates 36 years as the Central Valley’s most-anticipated food and beverage show. The 36th Edible Extravaganza is set for Thursday, September 29, 2022 from 5 to 9 p.m. at Venue 833 in Downtown Modesto with VIP Admission starting at 5 p.m. and general admission starting at 6 p.m.

Stockton officers find 55 pounds of meth during traffic stop

STOCKTON, Calif. (KTXL) — On Thursday, Stockton Police Community Response Team Officers said they arrested two people after finding 55 pounds of methamphetamine in their vehicle. During a traffic stop at Arch Airport Road and Sperry Road, police said officers searched the vehicle of Norberto Sanchez, 39, and Cesar Osuna, 40, where they found 55 […]

10-year-old cheerleader dies of aneurysm in Stanislaus County

WATERFORD -  A child in Stanislaus County died suddenly in Stanislaus County earlier this week. The Modesto Bee says a 10-year-old cheerleader for the Waterford Sabercats youth football team collapsed during practice Monday at Waterford High School and sustained a fatal injury.The child's mother posted on gofundme that her daughter had a brain aneurysm.   The girl was a fifth-grader at Lucille Whitehead Intermediate School.

Caswell Memorial State Park Camping Reservations

Caswell Memorial State Park is located along the Stanislaus River near the town of Ripon, California. The Park is an 80-mile drive from San Francisco and an excellent weekend camping destination. Caswell Memorial State Park is surrounded by farmland, but the area around the river remains much the same as...

Elderly Stockton woman kidnapped, taken to her home and robbed

(BCN) — A 65-year-old woman was kidnapped Wednesday and taken to her own home in Stockton where she was robbed, police said. Police received reports at 1:45 p.m. that a 65-year-old woman had been approached by two women at American and Sixth streets in the Seaport District. The two suspects allegedly demanded money from the […]
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Save Mart Set to Close All Pharmacies After Private Equity Purchase

The Save Mart Companies announced this week they are shutting down all in-store pharmacy departments and moving those services to Walgreens. Save Mart, headquartered in Modesto, operates 89 full-service pharmacies, according to its website. The move comes nearly six months after Los Angeles-based private-equity firm Kingswood Capital Management acquired The...

4 physician fraud cases in 2 weeks

Here are four stories involving physicians who committed fraud that Becker's has reported on since Aug. 3:. 1. Randy Rosen, MD, a former anesthesiologist in Beverly Hills, Calif., was sentenced to 10 years in prison for stealing nearly $38 million through an insurance fraud scheme that paid patients at sober living homes to undergo medically unnecessary testing and surgeries.