Modesto

The Save Mart in Pacific Grove was one of several former Albertsons stores acquired in 2007. (Amin Eshaiker, Wikimedia Commons)

Robert Piccinini, CEO Of California’s Largest Family-Owned Supermarket Chain Dies At 73

Piccinini, who stepped down as chief executive officer in September, oversaw the transformation of Save Mart from a Central Valley chain into a $4.5 billion regional competitor.

03/26/2015

Laurie London’s body was found burned in an orchard in Central California. (CBS Sacramento)

Young Mother’s Body Found Burned Near Modesto Orchard; Killer At Large

A woman whose body was found burned near a Modesto orchard has been identified, but police aren’t sure if she actually died there.

03/19/2015

Gallo Glass of Modesto. (CBS)

Central Valley Wine Bottle Maker Sued Over Putting Arsenic, Other Toxic Materials Into Glass

A company in Modesto that makes wine bottles is being sued by the state over claims of putting toxic materials into its glass.

03/03/2015

Islamic State fighters. (CBS)

Central Valley Family Says Relative Was Among Christians Abducted By ISIS In Syria

A Central Valley couple said they believe their brother was among as many as 150 Christians abducted from a village by Islamic State militants.

02/25/2015

(CBS)

27 Arrested In San Jose, Modesto In Connection With Alleged Gambling Ring

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — Twenty-seven people were arrested Tuesday in Modesto and San Jose in the culmination of a six-month investigation by Santa Clara police into an alleged gambling ring, a police spokesman said […]

02/25/2015

Authorities said two pit bulls attacked an elderly woman and her son at a home in Modesto on October 14, 2014. (CBS)

Man Attacked By Pack Of Pit Bulls In Modesto Dies

A Central California man has died after he and his 77-year-old mother were mauled by a pack of pit bulls owned by his neighbors, sheriff’s officials said Wednesday.

10/15/2014

Authorities said two pit bulls attacked an elderly woman and her son at a home in Modesto on October 14, 2014. (CBS)

4 Pit Bulls Maul Elderly Woman, Son In Modesto Home; Deputies Kill Dogs

An elderly woman and her son are in critical condition, after a pack of pit bulls managed to get inside their Modesto home and go on the attack Tuesday.

10/14/2014

police generic

Girls Stabbed During Modesto Sleep-Over Party

Two teenage girls stabbed in Modesto on Saturday were in stable condition at a hospital, and that a third younger victim is improving, authorities said.

04/07/2014

"American Graffiti" was released Aug. 11, 1973 (credit: Universal Pictures)

‘American Graffiti’ Turns 40

Start your engines and turn up the oldies, as we take a look back at what the stars have been up to over the last 40 years…

08/11/2013

thermometer, hot weather, generic

Central Valley Man First Reported Death From Heat Wave

A 77-year-old man was found dead in his mobile home amid triple-digit temperatures in California’s San Joaquin Valley in the first reported death blamed on a weeklong statewide heat wave, authorities said Wednesday.

07/03/2013

more