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Reynolds’ medical marijuana facility clears final city hurdle

Reynolds’ medical marijuana facility clears final city hurdle

Kase Reynolds celebrated his fourth birthday on Monday, coincidentally the same day that the Ceres City Council approved his father's proposal to bring to ... Read More
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Fireworks booth fees climbing

Fireworks booth fees climbing

The city of Ceres is increasing the fee for non-profit organizations to operate an annual fireworks booth from $282 to $399.

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Posted: May. 24, 2017 9:30 a.m. | Fireworks booth fees climbing Comments 0 Comments
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Transportation tax to roll in for Ceres streets

Transportation tax to roll in for Ceres streets

April 1 marked the first day of collection for the new half-cent sales tax for transportation funding under Measure L - passed on Nov. 8 - and ...

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Posted: May. 17, 2017 8:42 a.m. | Transportation tax to roll in for Ceres streets Comments 0 Comments
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‘Going to pot’ could help Ceres budget

‘Going to pot’ could help Ceres budget

The term "going to pot" normally has a negative connotation but in the city of Ceres' case, the introduction of a medicinal marijuana producer could ...

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Posted: May. 16, 2017 5:07 p.m. | ‘Going to pot’ could help Ceres budget Comments 0 Comments
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Medicinal cannabis plant nears

Medicinal cannabis plant nears

Ceres took one step closer Monday to permitting a medical marijuana manufacturing operation without much controversy since products could help alleviate suffering of many suffering ...

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Posted: May. 10, 2017 9:27 a.m. | Medicinal cannabis plant nears Comments 0 Comments
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Relief on delinquent bills offered only for those proving hardship

Relief on delinquent bills offered only for those proving hardship

The city is continuing with use of a hardship policy for residents who are behind on utility payments.

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Posted: May. 03, 2017 12:56 p.m. | Relief on delinquent bills offered only for those proving hardship Comments 0 Comments
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Ceres green thumbs motivated by love for beauty in nature

Ceres green thumbs motivated by love for beauty in nature

Members of the Ceres Garden Club would nod their heads in approval of Luther Burbank's observation that: "Flowers always make people better, happier, and ...

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Posted: Apr. 26, 2017 11:18 a.m. | Ceres green thumbs motivated by love for beauty in nature Comments 0 Comments
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Denham talks issues with Courier staff

Denham talks issues with Courier staff

Hours before he was scheduled to appear at a much-anticipated Denair town hall meeting, Congressman Jeff Denham dropped by the offices of the Ceres Courier ...

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Posted: Apr. 26, 2017 9:25 a.m. | Denham talks issues with Courier staff Comments 0 Comments
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Medicinal cannabis policy studied

Medicinal cannabis policy studied

Members of the Ceres Planning Commission on Monday evening got their first spiel about plans of a local man who wants to establish a medicinal ...

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Posted: Apr. 19, 2017 11:33 a.m. | Medicinal cannabis policy studied Comments 0 Comments
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Damas gives overview of Ceres water issues

Damas gives overview of Ceres water issues

Public Works Department Director Jeremy Damas gave councilmembers an overview last week of several issues affecting water service in the city of Ceres.

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Posted: Apr. 19, 2017 10:31 a.m. | Damas gives overview of Ceres water issues Comments 0 Comments
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Taxes to rise but Ceres gets ACE

Taxes to rise but Ceres gets ACE

The California Legislature voted Thursday night to pass Governor Jerry Brown's $52 billion transportation plan, Senate Bill 1, and local Senator Anthony Cannella (R-Ceres ...

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Posted: Apr. 12, 2017 9:35 a.m. | Taxes to rise but Ceres gets ACE Comments 0 Comments
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‘Diverging diamond’ design chosen

‘Diverging diamond’ design chosen

City officials remain hopeful that the new Service/Mitchell/Highway 99 interchange is completed by 2023 and with it one of the first "diverging diamond ...

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Posted: Apr. 12, 2017 9:33 a.m. | ‘Diverging diamond’ design chosen Comments 0 Comments
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Chief Smith honored for pursuing personal training

Chief Smith honored for pursuing personal training

Manuel "Manny" Alvarez, the executive director of the state Commission on Police Officers Standards and Training (POST), dropped by the Ceres City Council last week ...

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Posted: Apr. 05, 2017 9:03 a.m. | Chief Smith honored for pursuing personal training Comments 0 Comments
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Retroactive city bill shocks about 40 homeowners

Retroactive city bill shocks about 40 homeowners

Approximately 40 county households in south Modesto which receive sewer service through the city of Ceres found themselves reaching for the aspirin after receiving a ...

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Posted: Mar. 29, 2017 11:18 a.m. | Retroactive city bill shocks about 40 homeowners Comments 0 Comments
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Council picks growth design

Council picks growth design

City leaders on Monday decided to tweak the 1997 General Plan to allow for more industrial and commercial growth west of Highway 99.

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Posted: Mar. 29, 2017 11:07 a.m. | Council picks growth design Comments 0 Comments
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City Council asked to urge county to adopt Laura’s Law

City Council asked to urge county to adopt Laura’s Law

Laura's Law should be adopted in Stanislaus County, a care provider in Ceres told the Ceres City Council last week as he called on ...

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Posted: Mar. 22, 2017 9:45 a.m. | City Council asked to urge county to adopt Laura’s Law Comments 0 Comments
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Medicinal pot growers for Ceres?

Medicinal pot growers for Ceres?

After hearing one Ceres father describe how a specific strain of marijuana gives quality of life to his epileptic son, the Ceres City Council showed ...

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Posted: Mar. 15, 2017 10:00 a.m. | Medicinal pot growers for Ceres? Comments 0 Comments
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Planners pick land use for General Plan update

Planners pick land use for General Plan update

How should Ceres grow in the next 20 years?

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Posted: Mar. 15, 2017 9:49 a.m. | Planners pick land use for General Plan update Comments 0 Comments
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Robert Ball is city’s new IT manager

Robert Ball is city’s new IT manager

Robert Ball is the new Information Technology (IT) manager for the city, replacing Farren Williams who retired last year.

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Posted: Mar. 08, 2017 9:15 a.m. | Robert Ball is city’s new IT manager Comments 0 Comments
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Firefighters tell council Ceres is behind on pay

Firefighters tell council Ceres is behind on pay

The president of the Ceres Professional Firefighters Association made an appeal last week for the Ceres City Council to dig a little deeper into coffers ...

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Posted: Mar. 08, 2017 9:05 a.m. | Firefighters tell council Ceres is behind on pay Comments 0 Comments
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Council to again take up ad hoc panel idea for TOT spending

Council to again take up ad hoc panel idea for TOT spending

Two weeks after the Ceres City Council expressed little interest in forming a citizens' advisory committee to recommend where taxes from the recently increased hotel ...

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Posted: Mar. 01, 2017 9:40 a.m. | Council to again take up ad hoc panel idea for TOT spending Comments 0 Comments
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City to landlords: Show proof for utility service or $1,000

City to landlords: Show proof for utility service or $1,000

Last December two prominent property owners in Ceres complained that City Hall policy is too stringent during requests to turn on water, sewer and garbage ...

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Posted: Mar. 01, 2017 9:25 a.m. | City to landlords: Show proof for utility service or $1,000 Comments 0 Comments
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Teen faces robbery charges for theft of chips, soda, candy

Teen faces robbery charges for theft of chips, soda, candy

A Ceres teenager who has had numerous run-ins with police once again found himself booked into the County Jail Tuesday, Feb. 21, this time for ...

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Posted: Mar. 01, 2017 9:16 a.m. | Teen faces robbery charges for theft of chips, soda, candy Comments 0 Comments
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Gray’s AB 729 would strengthen child marijuana protections

Gray’s AB 729 would strengthen child marijuana protections

State Assemblyman Adam C. Gray (D-Merced) announced the introduction of new legislation, Assembly Bill 729, to combat the purchase and consumption of marijuana by children ...

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Posted: Feb. 22, 2017 9:51 a.m. | Gray’s AB 729 would strengthen child marijuana protections Comments 0 Comments
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Chiesa speaks of recovery in light of the Great Recession

Chiesa speaks of recovery in light of the Great Recession

Vito Chiesa wants the residents of Stanislaus County to know that through transformation, the impossible can become possible. The Board of Supervisors chairman spoke of ...

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Posted: Feb. 15, 2017 9:47 a.m. | Chiesa speaks of recovery in light of the Great Recession Comments 0 Comments
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