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Awards program looks to honor area seniors

In an effort to recognize the county's most generous senior citizens, the Stanislaus County's 2017 Senior Awards are calling for nominations of those ... Read More
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Chamber dinner set for Jan. 27

Chamber dinner set for Jan. 27

The Ceres Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its 48th annual Community Awards Dinner set for Friday, Jan. 27.

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‘American Pickers’ scouting for locations in area

‘American Pickers’ scouting for locations in area

Last year Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz of the "American Pickers" cable TV show filmed a segment in Oakdale. The popular show is returning to ...

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Hughson’s complex to bear name of Dennis Wallace

Hughson’s complex to bear name of Dennis Wallace

Work is underway to name the Hughson Unified School District's sports complex after slain Stanislaus County Sheriff's Deputy Dennis Wallace.

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Posted: Jan. 18, 2017 9:02 a.m. | Hughson’s complex to bear name of Dennis Wallace Comments 0 Comments
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Officers ‘justified’ in shooting of Albert Thompson

Officers ‘justified’ in shooting of Albert Thompson

Ceres Police Department officers Justin Canatsy and Jesus Salinas were justified in the fatal shooting of a Ceres parolee early last year, Stanislaus County District ...

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Posted: Jan. 18, 2017 8:59 a.m. | Officers ‘justified’ in shooting of Albert Thompson Comments 0 Comments
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Council feels vendors spoiled spirit of Christmas Tree Lane

Council feels vendors spoiled spirit of Christmas Tree Lane

As far as the Ceres City Council is concerned, the vendors who were selling their wares on Henry and Vaughn streets during the run of ...

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County sees first flu death

County sees first flu death

Stanislaus County has recorded its first influenza-related death as the season hits the peak time for contagions.

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La Casa del Clamato welcomed to Ceres’ west side

La Casa del Clamato welcomed to Ceres’ west side

Ceres Chamber of Commerce and city officials gathered Thursday evening for a ribbon-cutting ceremony welcoming Ceres' newest westside eatery - La Casa del Clamato located at ...

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Posted: Jan. 18, 2017 8:48 a.m. | La Casa del Clamato welcomed to Ceres’ west side Comments 0 Comments
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FBI Teen Academy opens applications for high school juniors

The Federal Bureau of Investigation Sacramento field office is accepting applications for the Spring 2017 FBI Teen Academy.

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Posted: Jan. 18, 2017 8:47 a.m. | FBI Teen Academy opens applications for high school juniors Comments 0 Comments

Chamber event two weeks away

The Ceres Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its 48th annual Community Awards Dinner set for Friday, Jan. 27.

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CHS grad has message for teens: set the bar high

CHS grad has message for teens: set the bar high

Yvette Huizar, a 23-year-old Ceres High School graduate, is determined to achieve her educational and career goals - while encouraging others to "set the bar high ...

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Posted: Jan. 11, 2017 9:09 a.m. | CHS grad has message for teens: set the bar high Comments 0 Comments
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Looking back: Hearts broke in 1930 Ceres crash

Looking back: Hearts broke in 1930 Ceres crash

Tuesday, March 4, 1930 was an ugly day for Ceres - one of those days that scars a community for years.

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What drought?

What drought?

There were fears late last week that the stepped-up flows released from Don Pedro Reservoir - ordered to ensure enough water storage for a series of ...

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Issues over discovery prompt delay in Turlock murder case

Issues over discovery prompt delay in Turlock murder case

The pause button has been hit on the preliminary hearing that will one day determine if multiple defendants will stand trial on charges stemming from ...

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Posted: Jan. 11, 2017 8:57 a.m. | Issues over discovery prompt delay in Turlock murder case Comments 0 Comments
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Vacant house burns on Walnut Avenue

Vacant house burns on Walnut Avenue

A Wednesday evening fire destroyed a small Walnut Avenue home that has been vacant for some time, pulling in the resources of three fire departments.

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Couples invited to say ‘I do’ at Valentine’s Day wedding event planned for McHenry Mansion

What could be more romantic than getting married on Valentine's Day? How about sharing your special day with dozens of other engaged couples during ...

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Posted: Jan. 04, 2017 9:07 a.m. | Couples invited to say ‘I do’ at Valentine’s Day wedding event planned for McHenry Mansion Comments 1 Comment

County saw 36 homicides in 2016

The year 2016 was a bloody one for Stanislaus County with its 36 homicides. But it was far less violent than the 2015 statistics. Homicides ...

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Courier reviews the top news stories of 2016

Courier reviews the top news stories of 2016

The shooting death of Stanislaus County Sheriff's Deputy Dennis Wallace, the triumph of the city of Ceres and Walmart over a lengthy legal battle ...

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County one of the fast growing populations in the state

County one of the fast growing populations in the state

Stanislaus County is the fifth fastest growing county in California.

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Posted: Jan. 04, 2017 8:46 a.m. | County one of the fast growing populations in the state Comments 0 Comments
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Water Board extends comment period for flow proposal

The community has two extra months to comment on a controversial State Water Resources Control Board document that proposes cutting water use after Board chair ...

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Posted: Jan. 04, 2017 8:43 a.m. | Water Board extends comment period for flow proposal Comments 0 Comments

City Rec to host ‘Nerf War’ for kids

Harmless Nerf darts will be fired by 7- to 14-year-olds during a Jan. 27 "New Year's Nerf War" hosted by the city of Ceres ...

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City Rec to host ‘Nerf War’ for kids

Harmless Nerf darts will be fired by 7- to 14-year-olds during a Jan. 27 "New Year's Nerf War" hosted by the city of Ceres ...

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Water battle is on

Water battle is on

Hundreds of locally elected officials, water and agricultural leaders, agency representatives and community members last week got what was likely their first chance to address ...

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Blaker Brewing plans Ceres groundbreaking

Blaker Brewing plans Ceres groundbreaking

Tom Lucas is excited about plans to open a tap room in southwest Ceres to promote his family's fledgling craft brewery.

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2017 may be ‘happening’ year for Ceres and economy

2017 may be ‘happening’ year for Ceres and economy

No one can predict the future but it looks like 2017 will be a strong economic year for Ceres.

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Posted: Dec. 28, 2016 9:35 a.m. | 2017 may be ‘happening’ year for Ceres and economy Comments 0 Comments
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