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No takers in façade makeover program

No takers in façade makeover program

A year ago the city launched a funding assistance program in the hopes it would spur downtown merchants and property owners to improve building facades ... Read More
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Denham faces rowdy crowd in Denair

Denham faces rowdy crowd in Denair

Healthcare, Russia and climate change were a few of the topics on District 10 constituents' minds as they filled the Larsa Banquet Hall Monday night ...

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Posted: Apr. 19, 2017 11:36 a.m. | Denham faces rowdy crowd in Denair Comments 0 Comments
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Recycling poster contest winners honored

Recycling poster contest winners honored

To get kids thinking about ways to recycle at home and at school, the city of Ceres and Ceres Unified School District held its 25th ...

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Posted: Apr. 19, 2017 11:27 a.m. | Recycling poster contest winners honored Comments 0 Comments
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Tom Passalaqua, 55 CHS grad, kicked off Ceres Youth Soccer

Tom Passalaqua, 55 CHS grad, kicked off Ceres Youth Soccer

Tom Passalaqua returned to his native Ceres after spending decades in Southern California and remembers the frustration of not having a place in Ceres for ...

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Posted: Apr. 19, 2017 11:24 a.m. | Tom Passalaqua, 55 CHS grad, kicked off Ceres Youth Soccer Comments 0 Comments
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MJC student picked to visit NASA this June

MJC student picked to visit NASA this June

Caden Cuevas, a Ceres student at Modesto Junior College, has been selected to travel to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Ames Research Center ...

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Soroptimists planning fun event

Soroptimists planning fun event

The Soroptimist International of Ceres will hold its Spring fundraiser - Soroptimist Cellars. This fundraiser is a perfect way to have a great evening tasting wine ...

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Posted: Apr. 19, 2017 10:49 a.m. | Soroptimists planning fun event Comments 0 Comments
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Blue Lives Matter event set for May 20 in Hughson

Blue Lives Matter event set for May 20 in Hughson

An Officer Appreciation Night is being planned at St. Anthony's Catholic Church Social Hall, 7820 Fox Road, Hughson on Saturday, May 20 starting at ...

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Posted: Apr. 19, 2017 10:48 a.m. | Blue Lives Matter event set for May 20 in Hughson Comments 0 Comments
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Council updated on Tuolumne River Regional Park

Council updated on Tuolumne River Regional Park

Work is plodding along on developing the Tuolumne River Regional Park, of which the city of Ceres is a member of the Joint Powers Authority ...

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Posted: Apr. 19, 2017 10:04 a.m. | Council updated on Tuolumne River Regional Park Comments 0 Comments
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Automated warning system coming to Hwy. 99

Caltrans is preparing a project that will install an Automated Warning System on northbound Highway 99, allowing better monitoring of local traffic and weather conditions ...

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Posted: Apr. 12, 2017 9:50 a.m. | Automated warning system coming to Hwy. 99 Comments 0 Comments
TID gives update on surface water project

TID gives update on surface water project

The Stanislaus Regional Water Authority and Turlock Irrigation District are looking to take the next step in constructing a water treatment plant that will provide ...

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Posted: Apr. 12, 2017 9:49 a.m. | TID gives update on surface water project Comments 0 Comments
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‘Woman of Distinction’ honored

‘Woman of Distinction’ honored

The Soroptimist International of Ceres recognized a number of women Thursday evening who enhance the community on during its annual Women of Distinction Awards ceremony.

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Posted: Apr. 12, 2017 9:38 a.m. | ‘Woman of Distinction’ honored Comments 0 Comments
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Governor: ‘Drought emergency is over’

Governor: ‘Drought emergency is over’

After five years of historically dry conditions that have devastated communities, agricultural production and the environmental habitats of fish and other animals up and down ...

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Carson, Athwals to stand trial for murder

Carson, Athwals to stand trial for murder

It was a mixed bag for the prosecution and defense in the case of Turlock resident Korey Kauffman, as a judge ordered there was enough ...

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Posted: Apr. 12, 2017 9:29 a.m. | Carson, Athwals to stand trial for murder Comments 0 Comments
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Perez lives life of service out of past struggles

Perez lives life of service out of past struggles

Lourdes Perez strives to help improve the lives of others, she told members of Soroptimist last week, after making it through a number of uphill ...

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Mosquito control underway in county

Stanislaus County health officials have announced mosquito surveillance and control activities are underway within the county.

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Posted: Apr. 12, 2017 9:06 a.m. | Mosquito control underway in county Comments 0 Comments

Heavy sentence handed to Ceres man for ’16 assault

Pritpal Willis Lal, 29, of Ceres, was convicted and sentenced to 23 years and four months in state prison on March 28 after pleading no ...

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Posted: Apr. 12, 2017 9:01 a.m. | Heavy sentence handed to Ceres man for ’16 assault Comments 0 Comments
Battalion Chief Wheeler retires

Battalion Chief Wheeler retires

Saying he wants to do something different with his life, Ceres Fire Battalion Chief Randy Wheeler retired last month after 30 years of service.

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Posted: Apr. 12, 2017 9:00 a.m. | Battalion Chief Wheeler retires Comments 0 Comments
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Spring crafts, celebrations and reading in full swing at local libraries

Visitors to the Ceres Library this month may enjoy free crafts, activities, and a free show.

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Posted: Apr. 05, 2017 9:41 a.m. | Spring crafts, celebrations and reading in full swing at local libraries Comments 0 Comments

Bees attack man, kill one of two pit bulls

A 53-year-old Ceres man who was keeping a backyard bee hive suffered numerous bee stings when they attacked him Sunday evening and then stung and ...

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Posted: Apr. 05, 2017 9:36 a.m. | Bees attack man, kill one of two pit bulls Comments 0 Comments
Advocates plea for Laura’s Law locally

Advocates plea for Laura’s Law locally

Community members, local health physicians, police officers and family members of those who have been affected by mental illness were in attendance last week at ...

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Posted: Apr. 05, 2017 9:35 a.m. | Advocates plea for Laura’s Law locally Comments 0 Comments
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City event showcases citizen art at the center

City event showcases citizen art at the center

What would cause a young artist to spend 60 hours on a mural or a former state legislator to peel his watercolor works off the ...

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Uber assault victim from Ceres

Uber assault victim from Ceres

The 36-year-old Uber driver who was seriously injured in a San Francisco freeway assault and hails from Ceres is now seeking financial help from the ...

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Posted: Apr. 05, 2017 9:21 a.m. | Uber assault victim from Ceres Comments 0 Comments
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‘The Tortoise and the Hare’ coming to libraries

Stanislaus County libraries are hosting the nationally touring theatre company Act!vated Story Theatre to perform "Tales Afoot" at 13 locations from April 14 to ...

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Posted: Apr. 05, 2017 9:04 a.m. | ‘The Tortoise and the Hare’ coming to libraries Comments 0 Comments
Lawmakers address problems, fixes at Chamber breakfast

Lawmakers address problems, fixes at Chamber breakfast

Water, roads, immigration, frivolous lawsuits against businesses and healthcare were the collective pressing topics on the minds of four area elected officials who spoke at ...

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Posted: Mar. 31, 2017 4:32 p.m. | Lawmakers address problems, fixes at Chamber breakfast Comments 0 Comments
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Actor-singer to perform at Fair

Actor-singer to perform at Fair

Dennis Quaid and the Sharks are bringing Hollywood to Turlock for the 2017 Stanislaus County Fair.

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Posted: Mar. 29, 2017 11:17 a.m. | Actor-singer to perform at Fair Comments 0 Comments
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