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Rapper Young Slo-Be Dies in California Shooting

Stockton, California rapper Young Slo-Be has died. The 29-year-old musician, whose real name is Disean Victor and whose song "I Love You" samples Mariah Carey's "Circles," was shot and killed in Manteca, California on Friday, Aug. 5. His passing was confirmed by his project manager at Thizzler on the Roof.

Modesto Man Arrested for Burglary

Originally Published by: Sonora Police Department Facebook Page:. “A burglar caught on camera was located and arrested just hours later. 42-year-old Joshua Robert Swiderski of Modesto was arrested for burglary, unlawful possession of tear gas, possession of burglary tools, and possession of a controlled substance. On Tuesday morning, the Sonora...

Known Resister Peacefully Arrested

At about 5:45 pm Wednesday evening, the Turlock Police Department was dispatched to a security check at Donnelley Park, 600 Pedras Road, Turlock, after a bystander had attempted to wake up a man laying face down on the ground next to the bathrooms but failed. When officers arrived on scene,...

Wanted Parolee Arrested During Bicycle Stop

At about 11:52 pm Monday night, a Turlock Police officer near Stanislaus Tint, 1251 North Golden State Boulevard, observed a bicyclist violate the California Vehicle Code, so he made a traffic stop on him. The officer made contact with the bicyclist and identified him as Karl Zamora, 36, of Turlock.

'A little bit of everything': StocktonCon Summer's pop-culture event has something for everyone

“All things pop-culture" can be found this weekend at the 10th StocktonCon Summer convention at the Stockton Arena. “StocktonCon is a pop-culture event that features all sorts of pop-culture, comic books, celebrities, local and national comic artists, other vendors, video games, costume contests, collectible card games, you know, meet and greets with celebrities … So, it's a little bit of everything,” StocktonCon CEO Mike Millerick said.

Letter to the Editor: It’s the wild, wild, west in the county of Merced

“This wouldn’t be our fight, this shouldn’t be our fight,” said Sister Kate of the battle for control of the police department in the small town of Livingston, “except for the fact that the Sheriff’s department decided to make it about cannabis. Since they made it about cannabis, it is now our fight.”

Turlock woman, 38, among 3 killed in head-on crash near Merced

MERCED COUNTY – A woman from Turlock was among the three people killed in a central California crash early Sunday morning. California Highway Patrol says, just before 6 a.m., two vehicles were involved in a head-on crash near Santa Fe Drive and Franklin Road outside of the city of Merced. Investigators say two people were in one of the vehicles, a 34-year-old Merced man and woman, while the Turlock woman was the only one in her vehicle. It appears that the Merced resident drove into oncoming traffic, but it's unclear why he did. Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene, CHP says, while the passenger who was with the Merced man also died.The name of the Turlock woman killed has not been released, but she was said to be 38 years old. 

Two men charged with possession of nearly 100 pounds of methamphetamine

(BCN) — Two Stockton men were charged Thursday with possession of methamphetamine and intent to distribute it in two unrelated cases this week, according to the Department of Justice for the Eastern District of California. Gildardo Perez Avilez, 38, was charged with possessing 83 pounds of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. Christian Flores, 25, was […]

Union Nurses Ratify Contract With Tenet Health

Registered nurses at Tenet hospitals throughout California have overwhelmingly ratified a new three-year contract. The nurses are represented by the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United. The contract covers 3,700 registered nurses at the following California hospitals:. Palm Springs: Desert Regional Medical Center. Joshua Tree: Hi-Desert Medical Center. Los Alamitos: Los...

Local hospitals come together for Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive

Emanuel Medical Center in Turlock joined forces with Modesto’s Doctors Medical Center and Manteca’s Doctors Hospital to help local children and adults struggling with hunger. As part of the Healthy Over Hunger Cereal Drive in early June, the final tallies show that the hospitals and community members donated...

New poll shows tight race for open north Valley Congressional seat

A recent poll from the National Republican Congressional Committee and the John Duarte campaign shows the Modesto nursery owner closely tailing Asm. Adam Gray (D–Merced) for the open north Central Valley Congressional seat. The poll, first reported by Politico, surveyed 400 likely voters in the newly-drawn 13th Congressional District...