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Sign Language Instructor Training Deaf Lyft Drivers

Sep 10, 2014
Sign Language Instructor Training Deaf Lyft Drivers

MODESTO- Mark Medina Jr. gives his passenger the familiar fist bump that Lyft drivers give their riders upon entering his car, but virtually nothing is said because rider Heath Conway is deaf. Instead of the congenial conversation that is the hallmark of the ride-sharing service, Medina uses sign language to communicate. “Deaf people are...

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Modesto Native Goes from Second Screen to Big Screen

Sep 10, 2014
Modesto Native Goes from Second Screen to Big Screen

Modesto native Drew Monson takes a seat on the big red couch with Paul and Bethany to let them know about his upcoming film, “Not Cool.”

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Big Crowds, Happy Businesses Expected for Modesto’s X Fest

Aug 22, 2014
Big Crowds, Happy Businesses Expected for Modesto’s X Fest

MODESTO- Ticket sales are running ahead of schedule for the 15th annual X Fest in downtown Modesto. Up to 20,000 music fans are expected to watch 120 bands that have been booked. They range from hip hop to reggae, country, classic rock and pop bands. Hispanic performers will also be in the mix. Local...

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Critics of Highway 132 Bypass Raise Concerns over Property, Toxic Dirt

Aug 19, 2014
Critics of Highway 132 Bypass Raise Concerns over Property, Toxic Dirt

MODESTO- A recent meeting to discuss plans for a Highway 132 bypass of Maze Boulevard brought out concerned homeowners who expressed concerns from having their property bought by the state, to toxic dirt that will be used to build part of the project. The three mile bypass stretches from South Dakota Avenue to Highway...

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Dunkin’ Donuts to Open First Northern California Store Aug. 26

Aug 15, 2014
Dunkin’ Donuts to Open First Northern California Store Aug. 26

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Pretty soon, many in Modesto will be “running on Dunkin’”, when a Dunkin’ Donuts opens this month.

The East Coast coffee chain is opening their first Northern California location on August 26 at 1320 Standiford Avenue in Modesto.

During …


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Two Riverbank Businesses Destroyed, Church Damaged by Fire

Aug 13, 2014
Two Riverbank Businesses Destroyed, Church Damaged by Fire

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Plumes of smoke poured out of two Riverbank businesses along Highway 108 Wednesday morning.

A clothing store and a liquor store were both gutted by an intense fire. Right behind the stores on Third Street is the Vineyard of …


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Education Information Goes Mobile for Stanislaus County

Aug 13, 2014

The Stanislaus County Office of Education has gone mobile, becoming perhaps the first county office in the state to tap an app for virtually all its Web resources.

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Mountain Lion Sighted in Modesto Neighborhood

Jul 16, 2014
Mountain Lion Sighted in Modesto Neighborhood

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A mountain lion was spotted running through a Modesto neighborhood, and is still on the loose.

Tuesday night around 11, Modesto Police got a call about a mountain lion sighting near Crows Landing Road and Whitmore Avenue. Then about …


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Investigators need help to find whoever killed a farmer working in his Turlock fields earlier this month

May 15, 2014
Investigators need help to find whoever killed a farmer working in his Turlock fields earlier this month

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Investigators need help to find whoever killed a farmer working in his fields earlier this month.

Manuel DaSilva of Livingston was found dead May 6. He had been working on a tractor plowing fields in Turlock, but did not …


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3 Teens Die in Fiery Car Crash in Modesto

Apr 25, 2014
3 Teens Die in Fiery Car Crash in Modesto

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A car slammed into a tree in a Modesto home’s front yard, killing all three teens inside. Officers now say the car was reported stolen a few hours before the crash.

Thursday night, just before midnight, the 16-year-old girl …


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