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Cerean working on inspirational documentary about Turlock park

Cerean working on inspirational documentary about Turlock park

A Ceres filmmaker is hoping his documentary on the construction of the Children's Play Park at Donnelly Park will motivate those in the community ... Read More
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Fire Chief Nicholes urges caution with BBQs

Fire Chief Nicholes urges caution with BBQs

Spring has arrived and with nicer weather will be lots more backyard barbecuing. But as Ceres Fire Chief Bryan Nicholes offers safety tips for those ...

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Posted: Mar. 22, 2017 9:52 a.m. | Fire Chief Nicholes urges caution with BBQs Comments 0 Comments
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CV student Richardson completes Eagle Scout project

CV student Richardson completes Eagle Scout project

Central Valley freshman Kadin Richardson moved a step closer to achieving the Boy Scouts of America's highest rank.

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Posted: Mar. 22, 2017 9:48 a.m. | CV student Richardson completes Eagle Scout project Comments 0 Comments
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Laura’s Law explained at Ceres meetings

County residents are invited to learn more about Laura's Law and voice any concerns or questions they may have about the provision of mental ...

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Posted: Mar. 22, 2017 9:46 a.m. | Laura’s Law explained at Ceres meetings Comments 0 Comments
Carson defense: Witness uncreditable

Carson defense: Witness uncreditable

The defense attorneys representing the six defendants implicated in the death of Turlock resident Korey Kauffman began making their arguments last week against the prosecution ...

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Posted: Mar. 22, 2017 9:34 a.m. | Carson defense: Witness uncreditable Comments 0 Comments
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Rain brings uncertainty for local almond growers

Rain brings uncertainty for local almond growers

While many almond growers throughout Stanislaus County joined the rest of California as they hoped for enough rain to end the five-year drought, recent downpours ...

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Posted: Mar. 22, 2017 9:33 a.m. | Rain brings uncertainty for local almond growers Comments 0 Comments
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Tipsy men rescued from swift canal

Tipsy men rescued from swift canal

Ceres police officers and firefighters rescued two apparently intoxicated men who had jumped into the TID Main Canal and were overcome by the cold and ...

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Posted: Mar. 21, 2017 9:53 a.m. | Tipsy men rescued from swift canal Comments 0 Comments
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Driver in Keyes DUI crash identified

Driver in Keyes DUI crash identified

Alcohol is suspected to be a factor in the Saturday evening crash that took the life of a 37-year-old driver who lived in Keyes.

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Posted: Mar. 20, 2017 12:33 p.m. | Driver in Keyes DUI crash identified Comments 0 Comments
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Train claims driver near Keyes feed business

A Turlock truck driver making a delivery to a Keyes feed factory was struck and killed by a train Thursday morning, according to the Stanislaus ...

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Posted: Mar. 17, 2017 2:42 p.m. | Train claims driver near Keyes feed business Comments 0 Comments
Rita's offers free italian ice on Monday, March 20

Rita's offers free italian ice on Monday, March 20

Members of the Ceres Chamber of Commerce were among the first to welcome Rita's Italian Ice to Ceres during its grand opening on Wednesday.

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Posted: Mar. 17, 2017 2:41 p.m. | Rita's offers free italian ice on Monday, March 20 Comments 0 Comments
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Dimperios defy odds to celebrate their 71st

Dimperios defy odds to celebrate their 71st


The odds of any couple staying married for 70 years - let alone 71 - are slim. Only about 0.1 percent of married couples in America ...

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Posted: Mar. 15, 2017 10:03 a.m. | Dimperios defy odds to celebrate their 71st Comments 0 Comments
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Blaker Brewery breaks ground

Blaker Brewery breaks ground

Spades of dirt were turned with ceremonial shovels Friday afternoon on the lot where Blaker Brewery will be operating a brewery and tasting room by ...

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Posted: Mar. 15, 2017 9:57 a.m. | Blaker Brewery breaks ground  Comments 0 Comments
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Preliminary hearing in Kauffman homicide nearing end

Preliminary hearing in Kauffman homicide nearing end

The longest preliminary hearing in Stanislaus County history moved a step closer to a conclusion Thursday, March 9 with the start of closing arguments.

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Posted: Mar. 15, 2017 9:54 a.m. | Preliminary hearing in Kauffman homicide nearing end Comments 0 Comments
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Rainfall continues to top historical averages

Rainfall continues to top historical averages

Following five years of severe drought conditions, California is now in the midst of one of the wettest winters in recorded history - the effects of ...

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Posted: Mar. 15, 2017 9:46 a.m. | Rainfall continues to top historical averages  Comments 0 Comments
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Chamber: AB 199 would destroy housing industry in California

Chamber: AB 199 would destroy housing industry in California

Saying it could require higher labor and housing costs on new apartments and housing in California, the Ceres Chamber of Commerce announced Monday it opposes ...

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Posted: Mar. 15, 2017 9:33 a.m. | Chamber: AB 199 would destroy housing industry in California Comments 0 Comments
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Lawmakers to be at Chamber breakfast

Lawmakers to be at Chamber breakfast

The Ceres Chamber of Commerce and city of Ceres will host the 2017 Legislative Day on Friday morning, March 31 with a free pancake breakfast ...

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Posted: Mar. 15, 2017 9:32 a.m. | Lawmakers to be at Chamber breakfast Comments 0 Comments
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Smith convicted of 2015 motel murder

Jerome Smith, 37, of Modesto, was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the 2015 murder of 31-year-old Valerie Rose Villegas.

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Posted: Mar. 15, 2017 9:29 a.m. | Smith convicted of 2015 motel murder Comments 0 Comments
Quilt displayed at Community Center to be raffled off

Quilt displayed at Community Center to be raffled off

The Ceres Community Center is showcasing the Ceres Persephone Guild's annual handmade quilt, "Orion's Star," which will be given away in a raffle.

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Posted: Mar. 10, 2017 8:39 a.m. | Quilt displayed at Community Center to be raffled off Comments 0 Comments
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Officials to appear at March 31 Chamber breakfast

Officials to appear at March 31 Chamber breakfast

The Ceres Chamber of Commerce and city of Ceres will host the 2017 Legislative Day on Friday morning, March 31 with a free pancake breakfast ...

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Posted: Mar. 10, 2017 8:26 a.m. | Officials to appear at March 31 Chamber breakfast Comments 0 Comments
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Chamber to inform businesses of new laws

Chamber to inform businesses of new laws

The Ceres Chamber of Commerce is hosting a workshop for business people who need updates on laws that affect employers. Billed as the "2017 Employment ...

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Posted: Mar. 10, 2017 8:24 a.m. | Chamber to inform businesses of new laws Comments 0 Comments
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Governor helps county celebrate jail expansion

Governor helps county celebrate jail expansion

Touted as the largest capital project to ever be embarked upon in Stanislaus County, the dedication of the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Detention Center in ...

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Posted: Mar. 08, 2017 10:56 a.m. | Governor helps county celebrate jail expansion Comments 0 Comments
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Jobless rate increases slightly in Stanislaus County during January

Jobless rate increases slightly in Stanislaus County during January

The first of the year brought a slight increase to the ranks of unemployed people in Stanislaus County, according to the latest release from the ...

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Posted: Mar. 08, 2017 9:51 a.m. | Jobless rate increases slightly in Stanislaus County during January Comments 0 Comments
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Soroptimists honor Kirkpatrick as 'Girl of the Month'

Soroptimists honor Kirkpatrick as 'Girl of the Month'

Brianna Kirkpatrick was named the Soroptimist's "Student of the Month recently.

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Posted: Mar. 08, 2017 9:49 a.m. | Soroptimists honor Kirkpatrick as 'Girl of the Month' Comments 0 Comments
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Good Charlotte to sing at Fair

Good Charlotte to sing at Fair

TURLOCK - Pop-punk legends Good Charlotte will bring their unique, generation-defining sound to Turlock for the Stanislaus County Fair.

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Posted: Mar. 08, 2017 9:47 a.m. | Good Charlotte to sing at Fair Comments 0 Comments
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Yosemite tree kills Ceres woman

Yosemite tree kills Ceres woman

A Ceres woman was killed by a tree toppled by snow as she was standing outside of Half Dome Village in Yosemite Valley Sunday morning.

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Posted: Mar. 08, 2017 9:24 a.m. | Yosemite tree kills Ceres woman Comments 0 Comments
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