Tennis Legend Agassi Opens Aspire Charter School in Modesto

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MODESTO-Tennis legend Andre Agassi was in town April 26th with his business partner Bobby Turner of Impact Capital to launch a new Aspire Charter School in a challenged area to serve underprivileged in obtaining a quality education. Agassi has been involved in philanthropic educational efforts for the last twenty years beginning in economically challenged areas of Las Vegas.  Agassi is …

3 Shot, 2 Critical in Modesto Bar Shooting

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MODESTO- Early this morning around 12:30 am, Modesto Police received reports of shots being fired inside the Tilted Turtle Bar at 710 N. 9th Street. When officers arrived they found two gunshot victims inside the bar. Police report: “Both were transported to the hospital with life-threatening gunshot wounds and are in critical condition. A third victim arrived at the hospital …

One Killed in Modesto Triple Shooting

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MODESTO- Police are investigating a triple shooting on the 100 block of Lita Court near Crows Landing. They received a call at 2:34pm this afternoon and arrived to find three victims with one deceased. They’ve released the following statement of their preliminary investigation: “The preliminary investigation suggests there was an argument in the court. The argument escalated and gunfire erupted. …

Stockton Councilman Caught Using Fake Address is Running for State Senate

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STOCKTON- City Councilmember Jésus Andrade has not made any public announcement as of the article, but he’s filed for a committee with the state and has a website up campaigning for state senate district 5, which includes Stockton, Tracy, Manteca and parts of Modesto. As a Councilmember he has been best known for getting an entire youth football team’s perfect …

Modesto Man Convicted for Stabbing, Running Over Wife in Modesto Alley

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MODESTO- The Stanislaus County District Attorney’s Office has announced the conviction of Derrell Musantha Smith. In a statement released to the public he was convicted on March 27th, after a 7 day trial: “… a Stanislaus County jury convicted Smith of attempted voluntary manslaughter, attempted kidhnapping and domestic violence causing great bodily injury. The jury also found true that Smith …

Kaiser VP Corwin Harper Claims Kaiser Didn’t Require Sick Nurse to Work While in Wheelchair

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STOCKTON- Central Valley Kaiser Vice President Corwin N. Harper has refused to answer numerous emails in regards to Nurse Edith Fillon’s grievances. But with public pressure mounting, he finally responded to a media request with a carefully crafted response that read in part:  “We can confirm that Kaiser Permanente did not require or request Ms. Fillon to work while using …

Hundreds Rally in Support of Nurse Fighting Kaiser

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“I am so happy”. Edith Fillon, RN felt the love as over 200 people attended her vigil that was designed to send a message to Kaiser Permanente that the public not only believes what they are doing is wrong, but that they are disgusted by it. Nurses, community advocates, healthcare professionals, and business leaders came from as far away as …

Suspect Shot By Police During Carjacking Investigation

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MODESTO- A person was shot in an officer involved shooting today. Authorities are still investigating the incident and have released the following statement: “Shortly before 2:00 pm, Stanislaus County STING Deputies were conducting follow-up on a car-jacking and robbery case reported through Modesto PD. While Deputies were in the area of Carver Road and Teresa Street, they contacted three subjects …