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15 cars, 3 big rigs involved in massive crash on Modesto’s Mitchell Road Bridge

in Accident/Community/News

More than a dozen vehicles were involved in a crash along a major artery through Modesto early Wednesday morning.

California Highway Patrol was first alerted about the crash on the Mitchell Road Bridge, south of Finch Road, just after 5 a.m. Modesto Fire crews quickly got to the scene and found a massive series of crashes had occurred.

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10 years of Cars and Coffee

in Community/Events/News

Like many fathers and daughters Garry and Jazlyn Tucker spend time on a shared hobby. On Saturday, they both got to share their hobby of restoring classic cars with the community at the 10th Cars and Coffee event hosted by Winton-Ireland, Strom & Green Insurance Agency and sponsored by Haggerty Collector Car Insurance.

Garry Tucker’s burnt orange 1968 Chevrolet Camaro RS Convertible and Jazlyn Tucker’s deep purple 1967 Camaro were two of the marque cars at Saturday’s event. Jazlyn said she got the car when she was 15.

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Best Car Shipping Companies In California June 2022

in Transportation

Whether across town or across the country, moving companies strive to make the experience as easy as possible for their customers. However, not all of them provide the ability to move vehicles. In addition, there are numerous times that vehicles need to be shipped even when you’re not moving all of your possessions. If you need to ship a car, or another kind of vehicle, hiring a car shipping company may be just what you need.

If you’re moving a vehicle or more into or out of California, you may feel overwhelmed by the sheer quantity of car shipping companies from which to choose. And, with recent reports of pop-up substandard moving companies in the news, you’d be right to use caution during your vehicle moving company search.

To help you make a confident decision, we’ve rated California’s top five car shipping companies along with a short list of local contenders. Chosen from a list of more than two dozen competitors, the ones we chose were required to meet our strict standards just to be considered.

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California’s losing its war on carbon

in Around California/Environment
Cathay Bank Corporate Center's employees charge their electric vehicles in the company's El Monte parking lot on Thursday, April 5, 2018. The bank center has over 30 employees that drive electric vehicles and Southern California Edison installed 17 EV chargers for the employees. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)

For the last decade, California has waged a crusade to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide and other gases in the name of fighting climate change.

The state has set specific reduction goals, and spent many billions of dollars, in both taxes and added consumer costs, to achieve them.

Early on, we saw sharp reductions, but they were low-hanging fruit, achieved mostly by compelling utilities to replace carbon-based power generation such as coal and natural gas with “renewables,” chiefly wind and solar.

Continue Reading on The Orange County Register

Car dealership owner proposes gaming

in Local Roundup

SELMA – Long-time car dealership owner Dwight Nelson has an idea he thinks will not only add an estimated 100 new jobs to Selma, but could also bring in thousands of dollars in taxes for the city’s general fund.

At the June 17 Selma City Council meeting, Nelson shared his idea to convert 4,000 square feet of banquet facilities of his Spike N’ Rail Restaurant into gaming rooms, as usage of them has declined over the years, he said.

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