San Francisco's largest park, Golden Gate Park covers more than 1,013 acres and is 3 miles long by 1/2-mile wide, larger than New York City's Central Park. Once nothing more than barren sand dunes, Golden Gate Park owes its existence to tenacious Scotsman John McLaren, who created the landscape we see today in the late 1800s, a task many thought impossible.
A son, Ryatt Ezra Tietgens, was born Jan. 7, 2017 to expectant parents Bennett and Reanna Tietgens of San Jose. The newborn weighed seven pounds, seven ounces upon arrival at San Jose Medical Center – Kaiser Santa Teresa.
March may be most synonymous with the start of spring and St. Patrick's Day, but there's much more to the third month of the calendar year. The following are notable events that occurred in the month of March throughout history.
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the month of March, Willow Creek Lounge at Black Oak Casino Resort will continue to host live entertainment. Renowned tributes to The Beatles and The Rolling Stones as well as numerous party bands are among those hitting the stage in March.
NOTICE: The names and incidents printed in the Police Log are obtained from the daily log of the Oakdale Police Department, which is a public document. The listing of a name here does not imply that person's guilt or innocence. That can only be determined by a court of law.
Though fewer cars are on the road at night than during the daytime, driving at night is still dangerous. In fact, the National Safety Council notes that drivers' risk of being in fatal car crashes is three times greater at night than it is during the daytime.
The Modesto Junior College Civic Engagement Project (CEP) invites the community to a screening of the documentary film 'Resilience' on Thursday, Feb. 23, at 7 p.m. in Forum 110 on East Campus, 435 College Ave., Modesto. The free event is part of the CEP Spring Film and Lecture Series. Campus parking is available for $2 in student parking lots.
An early morning crash involving two vehicles on Milnes Road, east of Albers Road, resulted in the deaths of both drivers. They were the only people in the vehicles and were identified by the Stanislaus County Coroner's Office as Edward Brown, 48, of Hickman and Todd Mendenhall, 52, of Waterford.