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New year brings new laws for drivers, gun owners

While the New Year has brought resolutions and hopes for change, there are some changes that California residents can count on - new laws. Effective Jan. 1, the following laws took place in the Golden State, affecting several areas of daily life. Read More
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Posted: Jan. 08, 2014 9:58

Chamber to host black tie charity ball

Chamber to host black tie charity ball

The Ceres Chamber of Commerce is organizing a first annual Black Tie Charity Ball to take place in less than five months.

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Posted: Oct. 20, 2014 10:35 a.m. | Chamber to host black tie charity ball Comments 0 Comments
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Pets saved due to donation of resuscitator

Pets saved due to donation of resuscitator

The donation of an animal resuscitator made by the Friends of Turlock Animal Shelter is credited with helping to save several pets that were in a recent Ceres house fire.

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Posted: Oct. 20, 2014 10:28 a.m. | Pets saved due to donation of resuscitator Comments 0 Comments
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Man dies in South Modesto dog mauling

The attack of four pit bulls in south Modesto Tuesday evening has resulted in one man's death and his 77-year-old mother clinging to life.

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Posted: Oct. 20, 2014 10:25 a.m. | Man dies in South Modesto dog mauling Comments 0 Comments

NAACP lobs accusations of racism

Members of the Stanislaus County chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) told councilmembers Monday that they want a third-party investigation into allegations of city workers using disparaging remarks toward minorities in emails and posted on a social media website.

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Posted: Oct. 14, 2014 5:06 p.m. | Updated: Oct. 14, 2014 5:07 p.m. | NAACP lobs  accusations of racism Comments 0 Comments
Hanline may be last school for a while

Hanline may be last school for a while

The Ceres Unified School District is working to complete the final of a series of three new schools. It just may be the last one for an extended period of time.

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Posted: Oct. 14, 2014 5:08 p.m. | Hanline may be last school for a while Comments 0 Comments
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Chief: Officers leaving for better pay, not office politics

A number of Ceres police officers are hunting for jobs elsewhere.

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Posted: Oct. 14, 2014 5:05 p.m. | Chief: Officers leaving for better pay, not office politics Comments 0 Comments
Ceres firefighters to ‘Fill the Boot’ for MDA this Saturday

Ceres firefighters to ‘Fill the Boot’ for MDA this Saturday

Off-duty Ceres firefighters will spend nearly eight hours on Saturday, Oct. 18 stopping Mitchell Road traffic temporarily asking motorists to "Fill the Boot" for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

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Posted: Oct. 14, 2014 4:56 p.m. | Ceres firefighters to ‘Fill the Boot’ for MDA this Saturday Comments 0 Comments
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Toxicology reports to determine what killed Turlock sex offender

Police are awaiting results of toxicology test results before declaring that suicide was the reason for the death of a Turlock man who had pled guilty to sexually abusing a young girl and awaiting sentencing before he was found dead at a Ceres church.

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Posted: Oct. 14, 2014 4:55 p.m. | Toxicology reports to determine what killed Turlock sex offender Comments 0 Comments
HIT & RUN LEADS TO POT DISCOVERY

HIT & RUN LEADS TO POT DISCOVERY

A Modesto driver was arrested Monday after he was chased down after leaving the scene of at 12:51 p.m. crash at Fifth Street and Whitmore Avenue and his car yielded marijuana and a sizable sum of money.

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Posted: Oct. 14, 2014 4:56 p.m. | HIT & RUN LEADS TO POT DISCOVERY Comments 0 Comments
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WOUNDED MAN UNCOOPERATIVE WITH POLICE

WOUNDED MAN UNCOOPERATIVE WITH POLICE

A man who suffered a large gash on his head requiring stitches was uncooperative with police before he was sent to Memorial Medical Center for stitches early Monday.

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Posted: Oct. 14, 2014 4:53 p.m. | WOUNDED MAN UNCOOPERATIVE WITH POLICE Comments 0 Comments
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Intoxicated man nearly steers into deputy

Intoxicated man nearly steers into deputy

Jose Gutierrez, 50, of Turlock, was arrested for drunken driving and driving on a suspended license after he nearly drove his truck into a passing Stanislaus County Sheriff's deputy at 9:06 p.m. on Sunday.

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Posted: Oct. 14, 2014 4:52 p.m. | Intoxicated man nearly steers into deputy Comments 0 Comments
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Moms involved in campus fight

Moms involved in campus fight

Police are investigating claims of a woman that she was "sucker punched" by a second mother during a Saturday football game of the Ceres Junior Bulldogs at Cesar Chavez Junior High School last week.

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Drugs found in storage units

Drugs found in storage units

County drug enforcement officers are investigating drugs found in two storage units at Security Public Storage on Dale Court on Friday.

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Posted: Oct. 14, 2014 4:51 p.m. | Drugs found in storage units Comments 0 Comments
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Suspect wanted in domestic head-butt

Suspect wanted in domestic head-butt

Police are looking to arrest James Florida, 32, of Ceres, for alleging assaulting his live-in girlfriend during a Thursday domestic fight in the2800 block of Malik Drive.

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Posted: Oct. 14, 2014 4:51 p.m. | Suspect wanted in domestic head-butt Comments 0 Comments
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Teen threatens to shoot himself at CPD headquarters

Teen threatens to shoot himself at CPD headquarters

A 19-year-old teenager was arrested Wednesday, Oct. 8 after he walked into the Ceres Police Department headquarters and threatened he was about to shoot himself to death.

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Posted: Oct. 14, 2014 4:49 p.m. | Updated: Oct. 14, 2014 4:50 p.m. | Teen threatens to shoot himself at CPD headquarters Comments 0 Comments
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Alleged meth user fights officers

Alleged meth user fights officers

Three officers were required to pin down a man who was fighting them on Wednesday, Oct. 8 during what Sgt. Joe Wren called a "meth psychosis."

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Hit and run crash leads to pot discovery

Hit and run crash leads to pot discovery

A Modesto driver was arrested Monday after he was chased down after leaving the scene of at 12:51 p.m. crash at Fifth Street and Whitmore Avenue and his car yielded marijuana and a sizable sum of money.

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Stadium makeover earns rave reviews

Stadium makeover earns rave reviews

The inside of Ceres High School's football stadium looks a lot different these days thanks to a $2.3 million state-matched upgrade improvement.

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Posted: Oct. 08, 2014 11:05 a.m. | Stadium makeover earns rave reviews Comments 0 Comments
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Two killed in south Modesto shooting

Two killed in south Modesto shooting

Detectives with the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department have identified the two victims of Sunday's double homicide between a trailer park and the southern bank of the Tuolumne River in south Modesto as Cynthia Antrim, 30, and Chad Evert Romesha, 41, both of Modesto.

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Posted: Oct. 08, 2014 11:00 a.m. | Two killed in south Modesto shooting Comments 0 Comments
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Larger business signs?

Larger business signs?

Merchants and the public will get their say on Monday evening's Ceres City Council hearing about proposed revisions to the city sign ordinance that could result in larger signs for businesses.

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More mountain lion sightings spring up

More mountain lion sightings spring up

There have been several more mountain lion sightings in the Turlock and Denair area of the county Wednesday and Thursday, including one at Emanuel Medical Center.

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Reynolds changes jobs in CUSD for son’s sake

Reynolds changes jobs in CUSD for son’s sake

Mike Reynolds no longer coaches sports at Central Valley High School.

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Posted: Oct. 08, 2014 10:53 a.m. | Reynolds changes jobs in CUSD for son’s sake Comments 0 Comments
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Hoyle Court squatter found with drugs

Hoyle Court squatter found with drugs

A man who was squatting in a vacant house in the 2900 block of Hoyle Court was arrested Sunday after he held a knife on the homeowner and was found with drugs.

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Posted: Oct. 08, 2014 10:51 a.m. | Hoyle Court squatter found with drugs Comments 0 Comments
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County begins offering flu shot clinics

County begins offering flu shot clinics

The Stanislaus County Health Services Agency Public Health Services has begun its community flu vaccination clinics.

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Posted: Oct. 08, 2014 10:53 a.m. | County begins offering flu shot clinics Comments 0 Comments
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