August 16, 2015 Leave a comment
They came with walking sticks, golf clubs, broom handles and old rebar to tromp through the brush and search for clues.
More than two dozen friends and family of 43-year-old Modesto resident Lisa Valdez conducted a search for her along the banks of the Tuolumne River near Dryden Park Golf Course on Saturday morning. The mother of three has been missing since July 22, when she was last seen near the edge of the course walking toward the river.
“She has never been gone this long before. She always called me every couple of days to talk no matter what,” said her mother, Modesto resident Lydia Toledo. “Family and friends know this is totally out of character for her.”