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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

State's top ed chief visits CHS academy

State's top ed chief visits CHS academy

Word of the glowing successes of the Ceres High School Manufacturing Academy not only garnered it another $600,000 state grant but prompted State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson to come visiting on Friday.

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Posted: Aug. 20, 2014 10:30 a.m. | State's top ed chief visits CHS academy Comments 0 Comments
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Water bond on November ballot

Water bond on November ballot

Water has long been an agricultural and political issue in California but last week state Republicans and Democrats came together to craft a bipartisan water bond that will allocate $7.545 billion to protecting and conserving state water resources.

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Posted: Aug. 20, 2014 10:27 a.m. | Water bond on November ballot Comments 0 Comments
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Fire agencies seek written mutual aid agreement

Fire agencies seek written mutual aid agreement

The old axiom "you scratch my back, I'll scratch yours" also works among fire agencies.

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Posted: Aug. 20, 2014 10:23 a.m. | Fire agencies seek written mutual aid agreement Comments 0 Comments
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Ms. Cupcake not your typical storefront confectionary shop

Ms. Cupcake not your typical storefront confectionary shop

Name of business: Ms. Cupcake.

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Posted: Aug. 20, 2014 10:11 a.m. | Ms. Cupcake not your typical storefront confectionary shop Comments 0 Comments
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Stanislaus’ employment ticks up in July

The unemployment rate in Stanislaus County saw a slight increase in July, but remained below the year-ago estimate, according to the latest report from the Employment Development Department.

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Posted: Aug. 20, 2014 10:10 a.m. | Stanislaus’ employment ticks up in July Comments 0 Comments
Officers challenged by angry man

Officers challenged by angry man

A 56-year-old Ceres man was arrested early Friday morning after he challenged officers who wanted to talk to him after he allegedly egged his wife's car at the Modesto Bee distribution center in the 1900 block of Rockefeller Drive.

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Posted: Aug. 20, 2014 9:58 a.m. | Officers challenged by angry man Comments 0 Comments
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Couple cited in pizza parlor manager assault

Couple cited in pizza parlor manager assault

A couple was cited Wednesday, Aug. 13 after they allegedly assaulted the manager who confronted them about sharing food from the lunch buffet without paying.

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Posted: Aug. 20, 2014 9:58 a.m. | Couple cited in pizza parlor manager assault Comments 0 Comments
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Teen shot in the leg on Kinser Road

Police are searching for the person who shot an 18-year-old teenager in the leg in the 1800 block of Kinser Road on Monday evening.

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Posted: Aug. 20, 2014 9:57 a.m. | Teen shot in the leg on Kinser Road Comments 0 Comments
Burglary suspect captured after brief car chase

Burglary suspect captured after brief car chase

A man who allegedly stole items from the Ceres Walmart store faces a number of criminal charges after he was apprehended by police as he tried to flee the store on Friday.

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Posted: Aug. 20, 2014 9:48 a.m. | Burglary suspect captured after brief car chase Comments 0 Comments
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Almonds take top spot in county

Almonds take top spot in county

Stanislaus County's Annual Crop and Livestock Report for 2013 revealed yet another record breaking year for agricultural commodities, mainly in fruit and tree crops. The report, which was released last week, also marks the first year that the almond industry overtook milk production for the number one commodity spot.

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Posted: Aug. 20, 2014 9:47 a.m. | Almonds take top spot in county Comments 0 Comments
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Ralph and Dorothy Caulkins have been rock solid together for 68 years

Ralph and Dorothy Caulkins have been rock solid together for 68 years

Ralph Caulkins, a descendant of the firmly-rooted pioneer family who colonized farmland southeast of Ceres around 1900, was not known for dating as a young man. He was painfully shy and wore glasses since he was in third grade. When word went out in 1945 that he was interested in a piano-playing Chicago church goer by the name of Dorothy Ward, people back home in Ceres couldn't believe it.

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Posted: Aug. 20, 2014 9:15 a.m. | Ralph and Dorothy Caulkins have been rock solid together for 68 years Comments 0 Comments
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Alma Grbavac

Alma Grbavac

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Posted: Aug. 20, 2014 9:12 a.m. | Alma Grbavac Comments 0 Comments
City to shoe retailer: Don’t walk off yet

City to shoe retailer: Don’t walk off yet

An opportunity to fill a vacant commercial space, produce taxable sales for the city and introduce 25 jobs to Ceres was nearly stomped out Monday - over the issue of a sign.

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Posted: Aug. 13, 2014 11:03 a.m. | City to shoe retailer: Don’t walk off yet Comments 0 Comments
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National Nigh Out event draws community

National Nigh Out event draws community

A "community block party" was staged outside the Ceres Community Center for the Tuesday, Aug. 5 National Night Out celebration in an effort to reduce local crime.

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City could lose historic home, lot to state

City could lose historic home, lot to state

The fate of several properties in Ceres which were purchased with redevelopment monies is still unknown and could be taken by the state.

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Posted: Aug. 13, 2014 10:55 a.m. | City could lose historic home, lot to state Comments 0 Comments
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Area sees two West Nile Virus deaths

Area sees two West Nile Virus deaths

Four individuals in California have died as a result of the West Nile Virus, including two Stanislaus County men, according to public health officials.

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Posted: Aug. 13, 2014 10:52 a.m. | Area sees two West Nile Virus deaths Comments 0 Comments
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Library prizes given to readers

Library prizes given to readers

Two local children have won bicycles as part of the Ceres Library's Summer Reading Program designed to encourage interest in books.

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Posted: Aug. 13, 2014 10:48 a.m. | Library prizes given to readers Comments 0 Comments
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1980 Richland Shopping Center killer given parole

1980 Richland Shopping Center killer given parole

John O. Adams, who was convicted of murder, was found suitable for parole by a panel of the State Board of Parole Hearings.

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Posted: Aug. 13, 2014 10:45 a.m. | 1980 Richland Shopping Center killer given parole Comments 0 Comments
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Search on for new city engineer

Now that Toby Wells is city manager of Ceres, he's still serving as the city engineer.

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Posted: Aug. 13, 2014 10:41 a.m. | Search on for new city engineer Comments 0 Comments
'Smoke on the River' event set

'Smoke on the River' event set

The smell of barbecued meat will be wafting in the air along with the sounds of live music on the banks of the Tuolumne River on Saturday, Aug. 23 for the first annual "Smoke on the River" event. The Ceres Chamber of Commerce is hosting the barbecue challenge and music festival at the Tuolumne River Lodge, 2429 River Road.

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Posted: Aug. 13, 2014 10:38 a.m. | 'Smoke on the River' event set Comments 0 Comments
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Residence declared inhabitable during arrest

Residence declared inhabitable during arrest

A report of five suspicious persons in front of a residence at 1757 Moffet resulted in one arrest for public drunkenness and a declaration that the residence is uninhabitable.

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Posted: Aug. 13, 2014 10:37 a.m. | Residence declared inhabitable during arrest Comments 0 Comments
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Pair arrested selling back stolen cell phone

Pair arrested selling back stolen cell phone

Two persons were arrested as they on their way to returning a victim's stolen cell phone for money on Monday evening.

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Posted: Aug. 13, 2014 10:35 a.m. | Pair arrested selling back stolen cell phone Comments 0 Comments
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Drug arrests made in possible stolen car

Drug arrests made in possible stolen car

Two persons went to jail early Monday after they were found with drugs inside of a car believed to be stolen but not reported as such at the time of the arrest.

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Posted: Aug. 13, 2014 10:34 a.m. | Drug arrests made in possible stolen car Comments 0 Comments
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Cause of mobile home park feud unknown

Police responded to a Sunday evening call about 10 people who were fighting with baseball bats between residents of two mobile home parks in the 3700 block of Collins Road.

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Posted: Aug. 13, 2014 10:33 a.m. | Cause of mobile home park feud unknown Comments 0 Comments
 

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