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It's shaping up to be a boring city election

With Friday being the deadline to run for office in the Nov. 6 general election, it's looking like a sleeper of a municipal election.

August 08, 2007 | Jeff Benziger | News


Darlene McNeeley stood outside Ceres Police headquarters Monday with a small band of protestors calling for justice in the 2006 death of her son. The Ceres woman is convinced that her son's killer has literally gotten away with murder.

August 08, 2007 | Jeff Benziger | News


Argus High School upgraded its video surveillance system recently in an attempt to reduce crime and make the campus safer.

August 01, 2007 | Dale Butler | News

Medrick Perra raised crops, ambassador

Perra died Tuesday, July 24 at Doctors Medical Center in Modesto.

August 01, 2007 | Jeff Benziger | News

Maryellen Berryhill, matriarch of political family, dies

Whether it was looking after her grape ranch, her garden or working on her paintings, Maryellen Berryhill enjoyed life. But the widow of former state Assemblyman Clare Berryhill also thrived on politics. She passed away Saturday at the age of 78.

August 01, 2007 | Jeff Benziger | News

Davis says he is not interested in council run

Lonnie Davis will not be a candidate for Ceres City Council.

August 01, 2007 | Jeff Benziger | News


Friday not only marked the opening of the ever-popular midway and food alley, but also the fair's many exhibits and competitions in an array of categories for 4-H and Future Farmers of America (FFA) members. Agriculture specialists both young and old showed cattle and sheep on Friday. Livestock competitions will be conducted until Aug. 3. Floral competitions were also held on Friday and will run through Wednesday. Fair judges handed out first through third place awards for different age categories. The winners of these categories will compete for the best in show award later in the week.

August 01, 2007 | Jeff Benziger | News

Council hands tax measure to voters

Voters of Ceres will have their say on Nov. 6 on a new tax that would provide new revenues for police and firefighting services.

August 01, 2007 | Jeff Benziger | News

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Six CUSD administrators given contract increases

The Ceres School Board approved employment contracts for Denise Wickham, Debra Bukko, Jay Simmonds, Glenda Bacca, Amy Peterman and Linda Stubbs with a unanimous vote.

March 20, 2013 | Dale Butler | News

Dennis Barbour dies following coma

Dennis Barbour, who inherited the family run three-generation Barbour gas station business in Ceres and helped out at community functions at the drop of a ...

March 20, 2013 | Jeff Benziger | News

Chase ends in suicide

Last week's deadly police chase may end up being one of the oddest in the history of the Ceres Police Department.

March 13, 2013 | Jeff Benziger | News

Arena owner roping up block parcels to hogtie blight, crime

Shane Parson is on a mission: To clean up an historic block in downtown Ceres of its eyesores and troublemakers one parcel at a time ...

March 13, 2013 | Jeff Benziger | News

Cell phone grab leads to crash into parked car, fire

An inattentive driver reaching for a cell phone which fell onto the floorboard resulted in a Monday evening crash into a parked car which burst ...

March 07, 2013 | Jeff Benziger | News

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