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Spring is in Full Bloom in Yosemite/Mariposa County

Spring is in Full Bloom in Yosemite/Mariposa County

Mariposa, Calif. (March 06, 2015) – Yosemite/Mariposa County, home to Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Grove, is blooming for the springtime, and travelers are invited to witness the beauty. Experience Yosemite/Mariposa County as the waterfalls are flowing, the wildflowers are blossoming and the warm sun returns for outdoor adventures. While visiting, travelers can experience breathtaking adventure around every corner.

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Does ABC's 'American Crime' offer a true picture of Modesto?


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Viewers who tuned in Thursday night to watch the premiere of ABC's new drama "American Crime" were shown a slice of life in a Central Valley city.

The show tells the story of a hate crime in Modesto and how that affects victims' families, the detectives investigating the crime and the criminals involved.

But do residents think the show reflects what's really happening in Modesto?

"I do think there's crime in every town and unfortunately, there's some here in Modesto," resident Stephanie Gines said.

Business leaders share insights with Modesto audience

Business leaders share insights with Modesto audience

MODESTO — Modesto’s business community received doses of inspiration and practical advice from three leaders with long and varied backgrounds during an event at the Gallo Center for the Arts Wednesday night.

Mike Zagaris of PMZ Real Estate; Joe Duran, CEO of United Capital; and Modesto businessman Dan Costa shared their insights into what it takes to succeed in the current economy with the audience of 1,000 people from the Modesto area.

Zagaris talked about the current state of the economy. He said the Central Valley offers many opportunities for success, but many people don’t see them because of limiting beliefs, particularly about themselves... Read More

Original & largest Celtic Faire returns to Sonora!

Original & largest Celtic Faire returns to Sonora!

Celebrating the cultures of Ireland, Scotland, Cornwall, Wales, and all Celtic Nations with the 29th Annual Sonora Celtic Faire located at the Mother Lode Fairgrounds.

Sonora- America's original Celtic Faire, featured on National Geographic Television, returns to the Mother Lode Fairgrounds on March 6-8th, 2015. The 29th Annual Sonora Celtic Faire will expand to three days of never ending Celtic entertainment. The largest gathering of Celtic musicians will be one of the highlights at this year's event, from high-energy Celtic rock bands to the most traditional of groups. With 20 musical groups, performing on five stages, the faire offers something to every age and ear!

For more information, go to WWW.SonoraCelticFaire.com

Source: Jenn Jordan, Sonora Celtic Faire 

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Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration at the Keyes Library

Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration at the Keyes Library

Keyes Library invites story-lovers of all ages to revel in reading and rhyme with a Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration on Thursday, March 12 at 3 p.m. Participants can make a “Cat in the Hat” mask and a Dr. Seuss pop-up toy! Children can also play Find the Hat to receive a prize.  Birthday cake, light refreshments, and prize drawings will also be available throughout the afternoon.

Theodor Geisel, who wrote under the pen name Dr. Seuss, has played an important role in charming children everywhere into reading. Celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday is a way for libraries, schools, and parents to underscore the importance and joy of reading.

This program is free and open to the community with support from donations, large and small, to the Friends of the Keyes Library. The Keyes Library is located on 4420 Maud Ave. For more information, please call 664-8006.

Dramatic apartment fire rescue in Modesto caught on camera


MODESTO - The apartment complex at 311 Campus Way is nothing more than a boarded up, charred shell after a fire tore through in the early morning hours of Valentine's Day.

It was on the second floor of this apartment complex where Delores Dobbins and her daughter, 39-year-old Tammy Dobbins, narrowly escaped. Dolores Dobbins said they are alive today, thanks to the Modesto Fire Department and two firefighters in particular who got them to safety.

Fairfield police learn name of bicycle collision victim


A young man struck and seriously injured in a bicyclist versus auto collision about 12:40 Monday morning in Fairfield has been identified.

Fairfield police say the 18 year old is a resident of Modesto. As of Tuesday afternoon, he remains in critical condition in a local trauma hospital. Police seek to notify his relatives before they release his name.

Police say the young man was riding a blue mountain bike in the left lane of westbound Air Base Parkway between Clay Bank Road and Dover Avenue when he was hit by an SUV. The driver of the SUV stopped and has been cooperative with investigators. Police said alcohol was not a factor in the collision. Their investigation continues.