local news
A hero in our midst
New Pattersonite one of a select few that left their mark
Apr 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Homeless population soars in Patterson
By Brooke Borba Patterson Irrigator Residents and authorities throughout the West Side have noticed a large increase in the homeless population within the last few months. According to Sgt. Aaron C...
Apr 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Community work day shapes up at Rising Sun
By Jenifer West For the Patterson Irrigator Bright and early on Saturday morning, April 12, the campus of Rising Sun School in Vernalis was abuzz with activity. A crew of volunteers was working in ...
Apr 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
'Lumps' shows steady following
The word is out about a new restaurant in town. Lumps Fish House, a family-owned establishment, has developed a good following over the six months it has been open at 31 S. Third St. Cheryle Murchi...
Apr 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Legislative candidates say water is top priority
Water, jobs and the California economy are at the center of platforms for every candidate running for the June and November ballots for legislative office to represent the Patterson area. The issue...
Apr 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Goats keep the weeds down
At first glance, Patterson residents who drive on streets between Ward Avenue and Cliff Swallow may think they are seeing things. They are not. Forty goats have been grazing along Salado Creek sinc...
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
full story
Blood Moon
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Those who stayed up late enough caught a glimpse of the “blood moon” crossing the Earth’s shadow Tuesday morning, April 15 in all its splendor. The moon took on a reddish hue as it appeared in diff...
Academic Decathlon Awards
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Patterson High School’s Academic Decathlon team, consisting of mostly freshman, made a good showing placing sixth out of 12th in its in competition, PHS principal Dave Stubbs announced at the April...
Datebook
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Thursday, April 17 and Monday, April 21 Library book sale continues WHEN: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days WHERE: Patterson Branch Library, 46 N. Salado Ave DETAILS: The Friends of the Patterson Branch ...
California State FFA Conference
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Patterson Irrigator Patterson FFA joined 5,000 FFA members from throughout the state for the 86th annual California State FFA in Fresno from April 12 to 15. Patterson High took 17 students, includi...
Scholarship dinner nets $30,000
Apr 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
 The 11th Annual Patterson Recognizing Individuals Determined to Excel Scholarship Dinner/Auction netted $30,056 when the event was held April 5 at Damasco’s Fine Foods and Spirits. PRIDE has raise...
Fire Log: April 7 to April 13
Apr 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
April 7 8:04 a.m.: A threat to burn occurred at Saffron Way and Walnut Avenue. 5:47 p.m.: Emergency Medical Services were dispatched to Calvinson Parkway and Reflections Avenue. 9:27 p.m.: Medical ...
national news