A member of rock ’n’ roll royalty will inaugurate the upcoming home of the Sacramento Kings. Paul McCartney will perform at Golden 1 Center on Oct. 4, marking the first event at the $518.8 million sports arena and events center rising at Fifth and L streets.
Two high-ranking Nuestra Familia gang members from Modesto were sentenced Monday for racketeering offenses, related to crimes committed in Stanislaus County including robberies, assaults and drug dealing, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. A third defendant, and one of the highest ranking members of the gang, was sentences last month.
A murder trial began Monday for a Fresno man who is accused of fatally shooting a woman and trying to kill her husband inside the Crossroads nightclub in March 2014. But a lawyer for defendant Craig Lamar Foster says he fired in self-defense.
When it comes to state funding of public schools, it's clear that not all states are created equal. For a variety of reasons, such as the prevalence of successful businesses or the median income in a given area, spending on K-12 students varies greatly from state to state, or even county to county.
The former Ceres police officer who fatally shot the man whose wife he was with in a Modesto park late at night has been cleared of any legal wrongdoing, according to a letter released by the District Attorney’s Office on Friday.
Lynn Dickerson, chief executive officer of Gallo Center for the Arts, will be the local “lunch-and-learn” speaker next week when a leadership conference in Atlanta is simulcast to Modesto and hundreds of locations around the world.
Hobby People, the retail chain known for its devotion to dedicated hobbyists, opened its Clovis store nearly two months ago. Local residents may recognize Hobby People from traveling across the state; with locations in San Diego, Santa Clara and Riverside, the hobby store is famous for being largely California-based.
Turlock police have arrested three people in connection with a fatal shooting over the weekend and are looking for a fourth. Devenae Price, 24, of Ceres was arrested on suspicion of murder in the shooting death of Falane Jones on Saturday. The 37-year-old father was gunned down at an apartment complex next to Donnelly Park. He’d just arrived with his uncle to visit another relative when he was shot four times next to his car, said Turlock police Officer Steve Rodrigues.
Hundreds of rowdy protesters broke through barricades and threw eggs at police Friday outside a hotel where Donald Trump addressed the state's Republican convention. Several Trump supporters said they were roughed up but no serious injuries were reported.
The state of California is seeking more than $90 million in firefighting costs from Pacific Gas & Electric Co. after finding that a deadly 2015 fire was sparked by a tree that came into contact with a power line, but the utility says it's not clear that it was to blame for the tree.