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Exchequer Mountain Bike Park, near Yosemite National Park, is the West Coast Finalist to Win $100k

 Exchequer Mountain Bike Park, near Yosemite National Park, is the West Coast Finalist to Win $100k

Voting has begun to determine the ultimate winner of a $100,000 grant from Bell-Helmets. Exchequer Mountain Bike Park, located near Lake McClure is the West Coast finalist, competing against finalists from the Central and East Coast regions of the United States.

If Exchequer Mountain Bike Park emerges as the winner the grant will be used to develop a 700 acre bike park that includes a downhill, double black-diamond trail, considered to be among the most extreme in the sport. Once completed, the bike park will also have trails for all skills levels and abilities, including riders with disabilities. Every online vote will be crucial to winning the grant. The Exchequer Mountain Bike Park, located in Mariposa County, is being managed by the Parks Department of Merced Irrigation District.

Celebrate Women's Health in Modesto and Stockton

Celebrate Women's Health in Modesto and Stockton

WOMEN'S NIGHT OUT: Empowering women to think and feel great

The public is invited to the 7th annual Women’s Night Out, a free program to celebrate and enhance women’s health. Come meet with Kaiser Permanente experts who will discuss a variety of compelling topics for women including how to lower the risk of cancer, the benefits of plant-based diets, improving skin and eye care, and more.

The first presentation will be Thursday, May 14, from 5:30–8 p.m. at Kaiser Permanente Modesto Medical Center, 4601 Dale Road, Modesto, Conference Rooms 1A92–4. The second presentation the following week will be Thursday, May 21, from 5:30–8 pm. at Kaiser Permanente Stockton Medical Offices, 7373 West Lane, Stockton, Conference Rooms A–I.

For more information and to RSVP, call 209-464-8707, ext. 101 or email judith@buethecommunications.com. Also, www.kp.org/centralvalley

A letter to our community on News10's 60th anniversary

A letter to our community on News10's 60th anniversary

March 19, 2015 marks the 60th anniversary of KXTV's first broadcast. We at News10 are privileged to be part of our vibrant and beautiful communities. So much has changed over the decades—from entertainment like Gunsmoke and Lassie to Modern Family and Shark Tank, and technology like film and fuses to digital media and the Internet.

But one thing has never changed: KXTV's commitment to serve the people of Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto and all the surrounding areas with quality news, information, programming and advertising.

Modesto Money Mavens at the Keyes Library

Modesto Money Mavens at the Keyes Library

Learn how to save money on your next family gathering! Adults are invited to the Keyes Library on Thursday, March 26 at 6 p.m. for a couponing class. During this program, the Modesto Money Mavens will show participants all they need to know about couponing and saving money on grocery bills and much more!

This program is free and open to the community. The Keyes Library is located on 4420 Maud Ave. For more information, please call 664-8006.

Valentine Crafts at the Keyes Library

Valentine Crafts at the Keyes Library

Valentine’s Day is approaching! Individuals can stop by the Keyes Library during the month of February for two fun crafts celebrating Valentine’s Day. All ages are invited to make a rose using Hershey kisses on Wednesday, Feb. 11 at 1 p.m. Following this craft is the Heart Wreath Craft on Thursday, Feb. 12 at 3 p.m. During this program, tweens ages 9 – 12 can come to the library to make a heart wreath just in time for Valentine’s Day.

The Keyes Library is located at 4420 Maud Ave. For more information, please call 664-8006. 

Youth Energy Summit Focuses on Agriculture, Food and Energy in Roseville

Youth Energy Summit Focuses on Agriculture, Food and Energy in Roseville

Roseville Electric, in partnership with SMUD, Lodi Electric and Turlock Irrigation District, will host the seventh annual Youth Energy Summit (YES) training and educational event on January 24 and 25, 2015. This two-day forum for local students from throughout the Central Valley will focus on food and agriculture. Students who will be attending submitted an application to attend the interactive training event which will allow them to focus on and learn more about developments in green energy, technology and sustainability.

The summit, taking place at the Roseville Utility Exploration Center, teaches students through lecturers and interactive workshops given by a diverse group of talented professionals including the energy, agriculture, food transportation, grocery and food service sectors. Some of the topics that the experts and students will discuss are the future in agriculture technology, sustainability beyond the plate and understanding where your food comes from.