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Up in smoke: Stanislaus Co. cannabis community fund to run dry
The county's legal cannabis businesses are being overrun by illegal distributors. The impact is hurting tax revenues and community benefit funds.
March 6, 2023
Modesto Police hack attack led to release of personal information, city says.
An early February network hack sent Modesto Police back to "old school policing." Now, the impact of the hack is becoming clearer.
March 5, 2023
Hack attack forces Modesto Police off computers, back onto radio, report says.
Modesto Police officers are temporarily ditching computers for radios, pen, and paper while patrolling the city.
February 9, 2023
Gallo hits distribution employees with layoff letters
The Modesto-based beverage giant is shifting key California-based distribution to a new contractor.
February 1, 2023
Foster Farms demands property tax refund from Valley county
It's not the first time the poultry giant has disputed the amount of property taxes it was required to pay.
August 9, 2022
Stanislaus Co. approves new property tax agreement with cities
A long-awaited update to the formula for divvying up Stanislaus County's property tax revenues has finally come to fruition.
June 14, 2022
Modesto approves deal to launch sales tax measure for November ballot
Modesto is moving forward with a possible sales tax hike.
May 24, 2022
Modesto mulling sales tax hike to provide budget boost
A sales tax increase could soon be headed to the ballot in Modesto.
May 23, 2022
No Fly Zone: Valley city shoots down pitch to bring Bird scooters to town
Last-mile scooters from firms like Bird reached their nationwide zenith in 2018. Bringing them back to the Valley has been no picnic.
May 11, 2022
Modesto sends newly-vacant Council seat to election
It appears that the vacant seat on the Modesto City Council will remain unfilled until the November election.
April 26, 2022