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Protests fall short to halt city water rate hikes

Protests fall short to halt city water rate hikes

The proposed series of water rate increases in Ceres failed to garner enough protests on Monday, setting the stage for their enactment effective Jan. 1. Read More
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Proposed American Tire Store told to reorient service bays

Proposed American Tire Store told to reorient service bays

A Les Schwab Tires may soon be getting some competition.

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Posted: Nov. 08, 2017 9:23 a.m. | Proposed American Tire Store told to reorient service bays Comments 0 Comments
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Ceres’ Draft General Plan to debut Monday evening

Ceres’ Draft General Plan to debut Monday evening

A joint City Council/Planning Commission meeting has been scheduled for 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 30 at the Ceres Community Center, 2701 Fourth ...

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Posted: Oct. 25, 2017 10:12 a.m. | Ceres’ Draft General Plan to debut Monday evening Comments 0 Comments
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City prepares for water rate hike meeting

City prepares for water rate hike meeting

Ceres residents are invited to attend a special informational meeting at 1 p.m. this Saturday to give ratepayers an opportunity to ask questions about ...

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Posted: Oct. 18, 2017 9:33 a.m. | City prepares for water rate hike meeting Comments 0 Comments
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Oversight panel for new tax ordered

Oversight panel for new tax ordered

Members of the Ceres City Council on Monday directed staff to form a special Citizens' Advisory Committee to recommend where taxes from the recently increased ...

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Posted: Oct. 11, 2017 10:09 a.m. | Oversight panel for new tax ordered Comments 0 Comments
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City dumping medical insurance provider SJVIA

City dumping medical insurance provider SJVIA

The city of Ceres took action last week to break off from the entity that has been supplying medical coverage for its employees since 2013.

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Posted: Oct. 04, 2017 8:56 a.m. | City dumping medical insurance provider SJVIA Comments 0 Comments
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Walmart figures in talk of Mitchell overlay

Walmart figures in talk of Mitchell overlay

City officials are communicating with Walmart engineers in hopes that offsite improvements for the Mitchell Ranch Shopping Center are done before a planned overlay of ...

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Posted: Sep. 27, 2017 10:32 a.m. | Walmart figures in talk of Mitchell overlay Comments 0 Comments
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City hiring code enforcer but it won’t be enough

City hiring code enforcer but it won’t be enough

The city is looking to hire a code enforcement officer to replace one on leave, but because nothing is changing as far as manpower is ...

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Posted: Sep. 27, 2017 10:29 a.m. | City hiring code enforcer but it won’t be enough Comments 0 Comments
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Plan underway to address transportation needs

Plan underway to address transportation needs

The future of transportation in Ceres and Stanislaus County was the subject of a special presentation made last week at the Ceres City Council meeting.

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Posted: Sep. 26, 2017 8:47 a.m. | Plan underway to address transportation needs Comments 0 Comments
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City gives direction on general plan policy issues

City gives direction on general plan policy issues

The Ceres City Council was asked last week to provide policy direction arising from the updating of the Ceres General Plan.

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Posted: Sep. 20, 2017 9:39 a.m. | City gives direction on general plan policy issues Comments 0 Comments
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City Council blesses water tower plans

City Council blesses water tower plans

A group of citizens set on raising an estimated half-million dollars for restoration and painting of the iconic Ceres water tower came away from Monday ...

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Posted: Sep. 13, 2017 10:06 a.m. | City Council blesses water tower plans Comments 0 Comments
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County budget out for review

Supervisors are poised to vote on Sept. 19 to approve the final budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year which started on July 1.

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Posted: Sep. 13, 2017 9:58 a.m. | County budget out for review Comments 0 Comments
Ryno wonders if volunteers could help clean up Ceres

Ryno wonders if volunteers could help clean up Ceres

Councilmember Linda Ryno suggested last week that she would like to ask citizens who are part of the VIPS (Volunteers in Public Safety) program to ...

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Posted: Sep. 06, 2017 9:29 a.m. | Ryno wonders if volunteers could help clean up Ceres Comments 0 Comments
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Council sees more cash in cannabis

Council sees more cash in cannabis

Hoping to capture greater tax revenue from the burgeoning cannabis industry following statewide legalization of recreational marijuana for adults, members of the Ceres City Council ...

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Posted: Aug. 30, 2017 10:53 a.m. | Council sees more cash in cannabis  Comments 0 Comments
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Ceres planners OK truck yard addition

Ceres planners OK truck yard addition

A trucking company on Service Road may add a two-story 9,000-square-foot building with a 3,000-square-foot transfer area to be used as an office ...

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Posted: Aug. 16, 2017 2:06 p.m. | Ceres planners OK truck yard addition Comments 0 Comments
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County, Ceres assessment roll continues rise

Stanislaus County recorded its fifth consecutive year of an increase in assessed values of all taxable real and business property, according to Stanislaus County Assessor ...

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Posted: Aug. 16, 2017 1:58 p.m. | County, Ceres assessment roll continues rise Comments 0 Comments
Lew gets nod on Measure L committee

Lew gets nod on Measure L committee

The city of Ceres has appointed Larry Lew to represent Ceres on the Measure L Oversight Committee.

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Posted: Jul. 26, 2017 10:01 a.m. | Lew gets nod on Measure L committee Comments 0 Comments
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Shrubs for park debated by council

Shrubs for park debated by council

Additions to Neel Park on Ceres' east side - worth $1.3 million - were approved by the Ceres City Council but not without controversy about whether ...

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Posted: Jul. 26, 2017 9:27 a.m. | Shrubs for park debated by council Comments 0 Comments
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Gray opposes cap-and-trade proposal

Gray opposes cap-and-trade proposal

Assemblyman Adam Gray (D-Merced) issued the following statement today after opposing renewal of the State Air Resources Board's Cap-and-Trade program:

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Posted: Jul. 20, 2017 9:09 a.m. | Gray opposes cap-and-trade proposal Comments 0 Comments
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City to give reserve officers 24-hour status

City to give reserve officers 24-hour status

Members of the Ceres City Council took action last week to give reserve police officer full-time peace officers status and get in sync with state ...

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Posted: Jul. 19, 2017 9:59 a.m. | City to give reserve officers 24-hour status Comments 0 Comments
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Mobilehome park turned down by city for water

Mobilehome park turned down by city for water

A second request for the city to extend a water line to a rural mobile home park of about 47 units was turned down by ...

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Posted: Jul. 12, 2017 9:32 a.m. | Mobilehome park turned down by city for water Comments 0 Comments
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Healthcare, veterans among topics during Denham tele-town hall

Healthcare, veterans among topics during Denham tele-town hall

Although Congressman Jeff Denham was in Washington, D.C. Wednesday night, June 28, he still made time for his constituents by hosting a telephone town ...

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Posted: Jul. 05, 2017 9:21 a.m. | Healthcare, veterans among topics during Denham tele-town hall Comments 0 Comments
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Cool, Redfern reappointed to Measure H oversight panel

Don Cool and Paula Redfern were reappointed to the Measure H Oversight Committee last week by the Ceres City Council.

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Posted: Jul. 05, 2017 9:17 a.m. | Cool, Redfern reappointed to Measure H oversight panel Comments 0 Comments

Jody Hayes to replace Risen as county CEO

Jody Hayes has been selected as the new Chief Executive Officer for Stanislaus County.

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Posted: Jun. 28, 2017 10:59 a.m. | Jody Hayes to replace Risen as county CEO Comments 0 Comments
Cannella vice chairs Rules Committee

Cannella vice chairs Rules Committee

State Senator Anthony Cannella, R-Ceres, has been selected by his colleagues to serve as vice chairman of the powerful Joint Committee on Rules. Previous to ...

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Posted: Jun. 28, 2017 10:17 a.m. | Cannella vice chairs Rules Committee Comments 0 Comments
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