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First celebration of Centennial draws near

First celebration of Centennial draws near

The City of Ceres will begin celebrating its 100-year anniversary on Feb. 26. In order for the Centennial Committee to reach its goal of installing ... Read More
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Posted: Feb. 14, 2018 10:20

Watering season to begin in March

Watering season to begin in March

After an unexpected influx of wet weather put a stop to what would have been an early irrigation period for Turlock Irrigation District water customers ...

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Posted: Feb. 14, 2018 10:17 a.m. | Watering season to begin in March Comments 0 Comments
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Santa Fe Avenue still closed following train derailment

Santa Fe Avenue still closed following train derailment

Santa Fe Avenue is expected to be closed this week for clean-up of Saturday freight train's derailment near Hughson.

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Posted: Feb. 14, 2018 10:09 a.m. | Santa Fe Avenue still closed following train derailment Comments 0 Comments
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Crash kills 2

Crash kills 2

A 65-year-old Ceres woman and 28-year-old Modesto man were killed early Monday when their vehicles collided head-on while traveling on Hatch Road.

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Posted: Feb. 14, 2018 10:04 a.m. | Crash kills 2 Comments 0 Comments
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Conservation is key for cannabis cultivators

Conservation is key for cannabis cultivators

As the Valley nears the end of yet another dry winter, farmers around the region have water on the mind with irrigation season looming. While ...

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Posted: Feb. 14, 2018 10:02 a.m. | Conservation is key for cannabis cultivators Comments 0 Comments
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Foote first in Rotary speech contest

Foote first in Rotary speech contest

William Foote, a Turlock High School senior, claimed first place in the Rotary District 5220 Area 12 speech contest Friday afternoon at the Ceres Community ...

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Posted: Feb. 14, 2018 10:00 a.m. | Foote first in Rotary speech contest Comments 0 Comments
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CPD mourns death of former Sgt. Fred Perez

CPD mourns death of former Sgt. Fred Perez

The Ceres Police Department is mourning the loss of one of its former sergeants, Fred Perez. He died suddenly on Feb. 5 at the age ...

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Posted: Feb. 14, 2018 9:57 a.m. | CPD mourns death of former Sgt. Fred Perez Comments 0 Comments
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Fake deputy using phone scam

Fake deputy using phone scam

The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department is warning residents of a con man pretending to be a deputy and wheedling money out of people by ...

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Posted: Feb. 14, 2018 9:40 a.m. | Fake deputy using phone scam Comments 0 Comments
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Public input sought on draft environmental study for Ceres General Plan update

Public input sought on draft environmental study for Ceres General Plan update

The public is being asked to weigh in on the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) of the update of the Ceres General Plan.

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Posted: Feb. 14, 2018 9:38 a.m. | Public input sought on draft environmental study for Ceres General Plan update Comments 0 Comments
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Drivers killed in head-on crash on Hatch Road

Drivers killed in head-on crash on Hatch Road

A 65-year-old Ceres woman and 28-year-old Modesto man were killed early Monday when their vehicles collided head-on while traveling on Hatch Road.

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Posted: Feb. 12, 2018 2:49 p.m. | Drivers killed in head-on crash on Hatch Road Comments 0 Comments
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Cannabis legalization creating real estate frenzy

Cannabis legalization creating real estate frenzy

The legalization of recreational marijuana in California hasn't just altered the minds of some of Stanislaus County's residents - it's also altered the ...

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Posted: Feb. 07, 2018 10:15 a.m. | Cannabis legalization creating real estate frenzy  Comments 0 Comments
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Candidates for state Legislature stepping forward

Candidates for state Legislature stepping forward

As the filing period for open seats in the California State Legislature begins Feb. 12, men and women hoping to represent Ceres and the surrounding ...

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Posted: Feb. 07, 2018 10:14 a.m. | Candidates for state Legislature stepping forward Comments 0 Comments
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Community garden proposed for downtown

Community garden proposed for downtown

A vacant parcel at Fifth and Lawrence streets could be growing vegetables for the community soon, thanks to a community coalition of private and public ...

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Posted: Feb. 07, 2018 10:11 a.m. | Community garden proposed for downtown  Comments 0 Comments
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City receives first plans for Supercenter

City receives first plans for Supercenter

The Walmart Supercenter project has officially advanced for the first time since a legal challenge of the project was dropped in late 2016 and cleared ...

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Posted: Feb. 07, 2018 9:48 a.m. | City receives first plans for Supercenter Comments 0 Comments
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February fun on tap at the Ceres Library

February fun on tap at the Ceres Library

The Ceres Library will host free programs for all ages this month, beginning with a puzzle night series on Mondays, Feb. 12 and 26 from ...

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Posted: Feb. 07, 2018 8:52 a.m. | February fun on tap at the Ceres Library Comments 0 Comments
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Rotary speech contest draws six contestants

Rotary speech contest draws six contestants

Malika Shoker was named the first place winner and Jhaala Curry as second-place finisher in the Ceres Rotary Club's annual student speech contest.

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Posted: Feb. 07, 2018 8:42 a.m. | Rotary speech contest draws six contestants Comments 0 Comments
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Mesiti off to prison for life

Mesiti off to prison for life

Mark Edward Mesiti will spend the rest of his life behind bars for the 2006 death of his 14-year-old daughter Alycia Mesiti, and a lengthy ...

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Posted: Feb. 02, 2018 3:58 p.m. | Mesiti off to prison for life Comments 0 Comments
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City seeks grant to improve pedestrian safety on Fifth Street

City seeks grant to improve pedestrian safety on Fifth Street

An effort has been underway since March 2017 to get the city of Ceres to improve the pedestrian safety of Ceres High School students on ...

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Posted: Jan. 31, 2018 9:51 a.m. | City seeks grant to improve pedestrian safety on Fifth Street Comments 0 Comments
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City seeking firefighting grant

City seeking firefighting grant

The Ceres Fire Department is joining the Modesto Fire Department and the Stanislaus Consolidated Fire District in applying for a Regional Assistance to Firefighters Grant ...

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Posted: Jan. 31, 2018 9:43 a.m. | City seeking firefighting grant Comments 0 Comments
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Becki Nicholes honored with 'Citizen of the Year' award

Becki Nicholes honored with 'Citizen of the Year' award

Becki Barton Nicholes' many years of community service earned the honor of being named "Citizen of the Year" at Friday's 49th Annual Community Service ...

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Posted: Jan. 31, 2018 9:40 a.m. | Becki Nicholes honored with 'Citizen of the Year' award Comments 0 Comments
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Nicholson pleads not guilty to killing mom

Nicholson pleads not guilty to killing mom

Matthew Douglas Nicholson, the Ceres man who was arrested and charged with shooting his mother in the head during a Jan. 11 domestic argument at ...

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Posted: Jan. 31, 2018 9:38 a.m. | Nicholson pleads not guilty to killing mom Comments 0 Comments
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Community mourns loss of Ceres fireman’s daughter

Community mourns loss of Ceres fireman’s daughter

Kenley Montes, the young Turlock daughter of a Ceres firefighter who inspired her peers and the community at large by her determination to live a ...

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Posted: Jan. 31, 2018 9:33 a.m. | Community mourns loss of Ceres fireman’s daughter Comments 0 Comments
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Citizens bring up aesthetic issues

Citizens bring up aesthetic issues

Members of the public brought up matters relating to Ceres' aesthetic appearance at the Monday, Jan. 22 City Council meeting.

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Posted: Jan. 31, 2018 9:06 a.m. | Citizens bring up aesthetic issues Comments 0 Comments
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Ceres man reaches 25,000th mile in walking for health

Ceres man reaches 25,000th mile in walking for health

A heart attack in 2012 prompted Robert Walker of Ceres to take his health seriously. The death of his beloved wife Pauline eight months later ...

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Posted: Jan. 31, 2018 9:03 a.m. | Ceres man reaches 25,000th mile in walking for health Comments 0 Comments
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Ceres Police seeking new officers through recruiting, new classification

Ceres Police seeking new officers through recruiting, new classification

Citing a regional shortage of police officers, the city Council last week approved a new classification of police officer recruit as it embarks on paying ...

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Posted: Jan. 31, 2018 9:01 a.m. | Ceres Police seeking new officers through recruiting, new classification Comments 0 Comments
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