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Caballero sets sights on Cannella’s Senate seat

Caballero sets sights on Cannella’s Senate seat

State Assemblywoman Anna Caballero, a Salinas Democrat, announced her candidacy for the 12th Senate District presently held by Anthony Cannella of Ceres. Read More
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Downtown 'sorta' done by Thanksgiving

Downtown 'sorta' done by Thanksgiving

City officials have been targeting the completion of the renovation of Fourth Street to coincide with Thanksgiving, which is Thursday. With the paving occurring last ...

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Posted: Nov. 21, 2017 3:55 p.m. | Downtown 'sorta' done by Thanksgiving Comments 0 Comments
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Hotel tax oversight committee ordered by city

Hotel tax oversight committee ordered by city

The city is firming up the makeup of a new oversight panel designed to provide input on where funds from the Transient & Occupancy Tax should ...

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Posted: Nov. 21, 2017 3:52 p.m. | Hotel tax oversight committee ordered by city Comments 0 Comments
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Chamber seeks nominations for Community Service Awards

Chamber seeks nominations for Community Service Awards

Nominations are being sought for the 2018 annual Community Service Awards & Installation Dinner, the Ceres Chamber of Commerce's annual recognition of outstanding members in ...

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Posted: Nov. 21, 2017 3:46 p.m. | Chamber seeks nominations for Community Service Awards Comments 0 Comments
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Soroptimists looking for women to help

Soroptimists looking for women to help

Mireya Martinez Ruvalcaba will never forget how an award of cash and other assistance from the Soroptimist International of Ceres impacted her life in a ...

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Posted: Nov. 14, 2017 4:38 p.m. | Soroptimists looking for women to help Comments 0 Comments
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Whopping support for library tax

Whopping support for library tax

Preliminary results from the Stanislaus County Consolidated District Election showed that voters overwhelmingly supported the countywide renewal of Measure S.

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Posted: Nov. 14, 2017 3:32 p.m. | Whopping support for library tax Comments 0 Comments
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Howard Training Center celebrates 50th anniversary

Howard Training Center celebrates 50th anniversary

Approximately 40 persons attended a two-hour open house last week to celebrate Howard Training Center's half-century of work to improve the lives of developmentally ...

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Posted: Nov. 14, 2017 3:24 p.m. | Howard Training Center celebrates 50th anniversary Comments 0 Comments
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Hughson remembers veterans who paid a price

Hughson remembers veterans who paid a price

The community of Hughson came together Friday morning to honor a number of locals who fought and died in America's wars over the past ...

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McGee shooting victim ID’d by Sheriff’s Office

McGee shooting victim ID’d by Sheriff’s Office

The Sheriff's Department has identified the victim of the Nov. 3 homicide on McGee Road in rural Ceres as Jorge Daniel Quijano, 38.

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Posted: Nov. 14, 2017 3:20 p.m. | McGee shooting victim ID’d by Sheriff’s Office Comments 0 Comments
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Modesto man dies in crash during freeway chase of wife

Modesto man dies in crash during freeway chase of wife

A domestic argument between a 32-year-old Modesto man and his wife Sunday prompted a freeway chase between the two in which he died after losing ...

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Posted: Nov. 13, 2017 9:02 a.m. | Modesto man dies in crash during freeway chase of wife Comments 0 Comments
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Modesto man dies in crash during freeway chase of wife

Modesto man dies in crash during freeway chase of wife

A domestic argument between a 32-year-old Modesto man and his wife Sunday prompted a freeway chase between the two in which he died after losing ...

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Posted: Nov. 13, 2017 8:56 a.m. | Modesto man dies in crash during freeway chase of wife Comments 0 Comments
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Convicted killer Towler to be released from prison

Former Ceres resident Christopher Scott Towler, 61, was found suitable for parole during a State Board of Parole hearing held Oct. 10 at the state ...

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Posted: Nov. 08, 2017 10:10 a.m. | Convicted killer Towler to be released from prison Comments 0 Comments
Ceres killer gets 60 years to life for Turlock death

Ceres killer gets 60 years to life for Turlock death

The fatal shooting of a Turlock single father outside an apartment complex has netted a 60-year prison sentence for the Ceres man held responsible by ...

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Posted: Nov. 08, 2017 9:57 a.m. | Ceres killer gets 60 years to life for Turlock death Comments 0 Comments
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Ceres woman drowns in westside crash into canal

Ceres woman drowns in westside crash into canal

She called 911 after crashing into the California Aqueduct to say her car was sinking, but emergency personnel could not get to Ani Shamamian of ...

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Posted: Nov. 08, 2017 9:54 a.m. | Ceres woman drowns in westside crash into canal Comments 0 Comments
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City settles suit involving hidden camera

City settles suit involving hidden camera

It came to light last week that in August the city settled a lawsuit filed by two former female city employees with them each receiving ...

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Posted: Nov. 08, 2017 9:38 a.m. | City settles suit involving hidden camera Comments 0 Comments
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Ceres’ Solis sentenced

Ricardo Solis, 50, of Ceres, has been sentenced to eight years in prison, despite being eligible under California's "Three Strikes" law for a prison ...

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Posted: Nov. 08, 2017 9:24 a.m. | Ceres’ Solis sentenced Comments 0 Comments

Deputy shoots unarmed south Modestan

SOUTH MODESTO - A multi-agency investigation is underway for an officer-involved shooting that occurred early Sunday in the 1700 block of Vivian Road in south Modesto.

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Posted: Nov. 08, 2017 9:20 a.m. | Deputy shoots unarmed south Modestan Comments 0 Comments
U.S. Ag Secretary hears Valley farmers on trade, regulation, Farm Bill

U.S. Ag Secretary hears Valley farmers on trade, regulation, Farm Bill

Many issues facing California farmers, from the Food Safety Modernization Act to the North American Free Trade Agreement and the 2018 Farm Bill, came to ...

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Posted: Nov. 08, 2017 9:13 a.m. | U.S. Ag Secretary hears Valley farmers on trade, regulation, Farm Bill  Comments 0 Comments
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Denham includes Ceres’ Walt Butler in veterans history project

Denham includes Ceres’ Walt Butler in veterans history project

Congressman Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) last week handed over 12 interviews of Valley veterans - including Walt Butler of Ceres - to the Library of Congress as part ...

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Posted: Nov. 08, 2017 9:11 a.m. | Denham includes Ceres’ Walt Butler in veterans history project Comments 0 Comments
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Judge denies Mesiti a new attorney

Judge denies Mesiti a new attorney

Mark Edward Mesiti, the man accused of drugging his Ceres daughter to sexually violate her and ultimately kill her in 2006, was unable to motion ...

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Will downtown makeover spur private development?

Will downtown makeover spur private development?

When $3.1 million worth of new streetscape and infrastructure in downtown Ceres is finished this month, what then?

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Posted: Nov. 01, 2017 10:09 a.m. | Will downtown makeover spur private development? Comments 0 Comments
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Mesiti reneges on guilty plea deal

Mesiti reneges on guilty plea deal

A Stanislaus County Superior Court judge will decide whether Mark Edward Mesiti will get a new trial after he admitted in court that he both ...

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Posted: Nov. 01, 2017 10:06 a.m. | Mesiti reneges on guilty plea deal Comments 0 Comments
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Venn, Bays were officers in deadly shooting

Ceres Police Sgt. Darren Venn, a 17-year veteran of his department, and Officer Ross Bays were the officers involved in the deadly Oct. 22 shooting ...

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Posted: Nov. 01, 2017 10:04 a.m. | Venn, Bays were officers in deadly shooting Comments 0 Comments
‘Check Before You Burn’ program starts its 15th season today

‘Check Before You Burn’ program starts its 15th season today

During winter, the largest source of particulate pollution comes from residential wood burning. To mitigate the negative effects of burning in Valley communities, every winter ...

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Posted: Nov. 01, 2017 10:02 a.m. | ‘Check Before You Burn’ program starts its 15th season today Comments 0 Comments
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Foster Farms seeks singer for college bowl game

Foster Farms seeks singer for college bowl game

Last year, Turlock teen Felisha Dias won the Foster Farms Bowl "Oh Say, Can You Sing?" contest and sung the national anthem in front of ...

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Posted: Nov. 01, 2017 9:52 a.m. | Foster Farms seeks singer for college bowl game Comments 0 Comments
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