On Monday, Jan. 11, the Alabama Crimson Tide NCAA Football team exited the tunnel and ran onto the field at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida to play their National Championship game against their opponents, the Ohio State Buckeyes. Among the unwavering pack was Hall of Fame Coach, Nick Saban; Heisman Trophy winner, DeVonta Smith; star quarterback, Mac Jones; and Patterson resident, Jake Saavedra.
Patterson Joint Unified School District Board of Trustees participated in a ground breaking ceremony at the site of the theater project at Patterson High School.
Full-time student and mother, Crystal Hunter and her eight year old daughter, MaryLynn, have been hard at work collecting purses and filling them with essential goods to donate to local homeless women in Patterson.
On Wednesday, Dec. 30, Governor Gavin Newsom’s office released the “Safe Schools for All” plan. A proposal that outlines the framework to continue and expand safe in-person instruction in early spring.
According to new data released by the Stanislaus County Health Services Agency, Patterson has seen an over 30 percent spike in Covid-19 cases in the last 30 days, with 546 positives recorded from November 27, and now sits at 1,652 total cases.
On Wednesday, Dec. 16, the Patterson Westside Food Pantry held their annual Christmas Basket Food Drive at their downtown location on 20 South Fifth Street. The annual event hopes to feed families for the holidays, and is usually held at the Masonic Hall.