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He is part of the grass-fed beef movement, keeping the cattle on pasture all their lives rather than sending them to distant feedlots to be fattened on grain before slaughter.
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Eight people were displaced by two weekend house fires in Modesto. The Red Cross provided the families with temporary lodging and other assistance.
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The Modesto Planning Commission will meet tonight to review former Councilman Denny Jackman's proposal for an urban growth limit, which would require voter approval for housing developments beyond the limit.
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Get out your dollar and get ready for Kids' Day on Tuesday. Volunteers will take to the streets in Modesto to sell special editions of The Bee for the 17th year in a row.
Jim Miller, at left, is handed a bag of food by Kathy Marshall at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church in Riverside in September 2012.
When they gather Sunday to remember Daniel Corona, friends and colleagues will bring their own favorite stories or memories of time spent with the 48-year-old, who died suddenly on April 13.
Info: Members of the VFW Post 3199, Modesto will conduct their annual Memorial Day "Buddy Poppy" Drive.
Residents should expect more of what they have experienced from the city in the past few years — not enough money to fix streets and sidewalks, maintain parks, trim and keep city trees healthy, and for fast response times from police.
A Modesto man faces federal drug and weapons charges in connection with the distribution of the painkiller Oxycodone, authorities said.
The Modesto Chamber of Commerce has an ambitious economic development plan to stop what it sees as missed opportunities and bring prosperity to the city.
The day after dozens of Stanislaus County gang members were picked up on warrants, jailed for violating their parole or probation, and stripped of illegal weapons and drugs, more than a quarter were back on the streets.
The reggae sound of Na'an Stop comes to the State Theatre next week. The band is touring following the April release of its debut EP, "It's All In The Cheese." The concert is a hometown stop for member David Halvorson Jr., and a near-hometown stop for band members and Sacramento natives Tom Huber and Joe Pesa .
The annual summer concert series in the outdoor amphitheater at the Murphys winery will offer three concerts beginning in July — a decidedly scaled-back version of the series it's presented for the past decade-plus. Performing this year will be Joan Jett and the Blackhearts on July 20; Melissa Etheridge on Aug.
A new School of Rock Show hits the Fat Cat Music House & Lounge this weekend, part of the VMIRocks series that showcases local bands with players ages 6 to 60, and beyond.