Californians with disabilities and groups supporting them gathered at the Capitol today a daylong push to make their voices heard and to lobby for restoration of past budget cuts affecting them.
A judge on Wednesday scheduled a trial to start Nov. 5 for a defendant accused of second-degree murder after he stabbed a man with a small screwdriver during a fight in Waterford.
CERES Whitmore Charter High School Principal Lynnette Chirrick was in Sacramento this month to take a bow for Whitmore as one of two area high schools named as California 2013 Distinguished Schools. Hughson High is the second.
MODESTO A judge Wednesday determined there was enough evidence for a woman to stand trial accused of murder in the death of an 18-month-old girl she was baby sitting at her west Modesto home last year.
TURLOCK The San Joaquin Valley's economy continues to improve, but Stanislaus and Merced counties are lagging behind in job growth, a newly released business forecast shows.
Sheriff's Department managers knew about a deputy's slack approach to evictions but did nothing before he and a civilian were murdered in an April ambush, an in-depth report says.
STANISLAUS COUNTY An animal control officer killed in Galt might not have been saved by studying an eerily similar April shooting that claimed a deputy and locksmith in Modesto. But that's the general idea behind a long-awaited, detailed report on the Modesto tragedy.
MODESTO Authorities should have done more to protect a locksmith from a distraught, armed homeowner who gunned down the man and a deputy sheriff, the locksmith's widow says in a wrongful death claim against Stanislaus County.
MODESTO Results of an independent look into the April murders of a Stanislaus County deputy sheriff and a locksmith, previously promised by year's end, will wait until Feb. 1, Sheriff Adam Christianson said Thursday.