SCU Lightning Complex: Firefighters Brace For Tough Afternoon Battle; 229,918 Acres Burned, 20,020 Residents EvacuatedA small army of firefighters watched the marine layer of moist air slowly burn off Friday morning, preparing for another tough day battling with SCU Lightning Fire Complex blazes that have burned 229,968 acres and forced more than 20,000 residents from their homes in a five-county area.
SCU Lightning Complex: New Evacuations In Santa Clara, San Joaquin Counties; Nearly 140K Acres BurnedCal Fire officials announced new evacuation orders for parts of Santa Clara and San Joaquin counties Thursday afternoon due to the SCU Lightning Complex fires
Diablo Fire Breaks Out In Stanislaus County; 220 Acres BurnedAn ongoing vegetation fire in Stanislaus County has burned through 300 acres as of Thursday morning, Cal Fire reports.
Coronavirus Update: 14 Deaths Reported At Central California Nursing HomeMore than a dozen people have now died of COVID-19 at a skilled nursing facility in Turlock, in one of the deadliest outbreaks at an an elder care home in Northern California.
City of Modesto Sued by Police Officer Charging PD With Race DiscriminationA Modesto police sergeant filed a lawsuit against the city, claiming racism within the police department.
Man Completes Mission To Return Mystery Tombstone Found In Central ValleyA tombstone from the 1800s which mysteriously turned up along a country road in Stanislaus County has been returned to where it belongs: a cemetery in Piedmont some 100 miles away, thanks to a man who made it his mission to find out where it came from.
Wildfire East Of Mount Hamilton In Stanislaus County Scorches 1,000 AcresA wildfire burning east of Mount Hamilton in Stanislaus County has exploded in size overnight, scorching 1,000 acres as of Wednesday morning.
Brother, Widow Of Slain NorCal Police Officer Praise Trump At National MemorialThe brother and widow of slain Newman Police Dept. Cpl. Ronil Singh both spoke at a memorial held in the nation's capital Wednesday, thanking President Trump for his support and all the law enforcement officers gathered for their service.
Hundreds Line Newman Streets To Honor Slain Police OfficerHundreds of mourners lined the streets of Newman early Friday for a solemn procession honoring a Central Valley police officer who was gunned down during a traffic stop the day after Christmas.
Man Accused Of Killing California Police Officer To Get Mental Health ExamA Mexican national was charged with murder Wednesday in the shooting death of a California police officer last week, prosecutors said.
Central Valley Community Grieves for Slain Officer at Friday-Night VigilFriends, relatives, fellow police officers along with many residents gathered Friday night in Newman to remember Cpl. Ronil Singh on the same day that his alleged killer was captured.