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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

Council closing in on budget shortfall

Council closing in on budget shortfall

There will be no easy way to reduce a structural deficit of $1.81 million in the city of Ceres general fund budget, councilmembers noted during Monday evening's Study Session.

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Posted: Jul. 30, 2014 10:16 a.m. | Council closing in on budget shortfall Comments 0 Comments
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New economic development director Hallam brimming with enthusiasm

New economic development director Hallam brimming with enthusiasm

If Steve Hallam, the city's new economic development director, projects any attitude about his new role at City Hall, it's that of optimism.

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Posted: Jul. 30, 2014 10:12 a.m. | New economic development director Hallam brimming with enthusiasm Comments 0 Comments
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Law change to ban feather banners from car lots

Law change to ban feather banners from car lots

In a short period of time, car lots in Ceres will no longer be able to fly feather banner signs in an effort to draw the eyes of passing motorists.

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Posted: Jul. 30, 2014 10:09 a.m. | Law change to ban feather banners from car lots Comments 0 Comments
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United Samaritans Foundation celebrates two decades

United Samaritans Foundation celebrates two decades

Years ago there was an area of Hughson that was called "Lost City" - a housing development recognizable only by its dilapidated condition. In one of the two bedroom apartments lived a family with eight children and each day they would make their way to the United Samaritans Foundation food truck for lunch where they would see the friendly face of Maris Sturtevant.

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National Night Out event set for Tuesday, Aug. 5

National Night Out event set for Tuesday, Aug. 5

National Night Out block party, a community crime prevention event, will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on

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Lane attends League of California Cities meeting in Monterey

Lane attends League of California Cities meeting in Monterey

Ken Lane participated in the League of California Cities board of directors meeting in Monterey on July 17-18. During the third board meeting of the year, the officers and directors examined current legislation and policy proposals before the Legislature. The timing of this meeting was crucial because the League is preparing for the Legislature's return after its summer recess to complete the final four weeks of the 2013-14 legislative session.

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Posted: Jul. 30, 2014 10:01 a.m. | Lane attends League of California Cities meeting in Monterey Comments 0 Comments
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Stolen motorcycle recovered

A stolen 1992 Harley Davidson motorcycle was recovered Monday after Officer Keith Griebel ran the license plate on it the 1800 block of Darwin Avenue.

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Petty theft suspect arrested

Petty theft suspect arrested

Police Sgt. Pat Sullivan arrested a man on Sunday evening who was allegedly seen moments prior stealing items from the Walmart store.

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Posted: Jul. 30, 2014 9:58 a.m. | Petty theft suspect arrested Comments 0 Comments
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Short chase ends in arrest

Short chase ends in arrest

A 28-year-old Ceres man was arrested Sunday morning after he ignored an officer attempting to stop him for a vehicle violation.

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Child rescued from excessively hot car

A 28-year-old Modesto woman was arrested Sunday afternoon after employees of Kmart had to break into her car and rescue her child who had been left for over 30 minutes in sweltering heat.

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Woman arrested in commercial burglary

A Modesto woman was arrested Thursday after she allegedly rummaged through the office of Pro Street Mufflers at 1349 Mitchell Road.

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Larger vehicles may be worked on in new city shop

Larger vehicles may be worked on in new city shop

An open house was held on July 24 to celebrate the completion of the city of Ceres' new Vehicle Maintenance building at the city corporation yard at the corner of Hackett Road and Harold Street in Ceres.

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Posted: Jul. 30, 2014 9:55 a.m. | Larger vehicles may be worked on in new city shop Comments 0 Comments
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Fair draws more visitors in 2014

Fair draws more visitors in 2014

The Stanislaus County Fair drew nearly 239,000 guests during its 10-day run, a six percent increase from prior year fair.

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Ceres 4-H enjoys successes at County Fair

Ceres 4-H enjoys successes at County Fair

The Ceres 4-H Club has announced results of youth participants' entries into the Stanislaus County Fair.

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Four honored for role in Paris shooting standoff

Four honored for role in Paris shooting standoff

Four Ceres police officers were honored at Monday's Ceres City Council meeting to recognize their acts of bravery during the April 12, 2012 Modesto standoff in which Sheriff's Deputy Robert "Bob" Paris, 53, was murdered along with Modesto locksmith Glendon Engert, 35.

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Need for kidney dialysis grows

Need for kidney dialysis grows

Kidney disease is occurring in the area at such an increasing rate - mostly because of the rise in diabetes - that Ceres could use a third dialysis center. That was the assertion of officials of Satellite Health Care which on Monday won approval from the Ceres Planning Commission for a new dialysis center serving an estimated 60 to 72 patients per day.

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Posted: Jul. 23, 2014 11:10 a.m. | Need for kidney dialysis grows Comments 0 Comments
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Local kids enjoy animals at fair

Local kids enjoy animals at fair

The Stanislaus County is now over but a small army of local 4-H and FFA children enjoyed the experience of showing their animal projects for the annual summer venue.

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Candidates talk new water fines, resources at public forum

Candidates talk new water fines, resources at public forum

Water resources and the best way to manage them brought out the most impassioned responses from local State Assembly and Senate candidates at a debate held at California State University, Stanislaus on Wednesday.

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Death penalty option dropped for Woody

Death penalty option dropped for Woody

The Stanislaus County District Attorney's Office will not seek the death penalty against a Turlock man charged with murdering a 26-year-old man two years ago.

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Posted: Jul. 23, 2014 10:52 a.m. | Death penalty option dropped for Woody Comments 0 Comments
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Ceres woman wins Fair pie contest

Ceres woman wins Fair pie contest

Marianne Foglia of Ceres won the 12th annual Apple Pie Contest held at the Stanislaus County Fair and sponsored by Dave Dubyak.

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Posted: Jul. 23, 2014 10:48 a.m. | Ceres woman wins Fair pie contest Comments 0 Comments
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Kidz Ministry day care expands, opens pre-school  at Whitmore Ave. location

Kidz Ministry day care expands, opens pre-school at Whitmore Ave. location

Name of business: Kidz Ministry Foundation Infant & Child Care Center.

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Posted: Jul. 23, 2014 9:57 a.m. | Kidz Ministry day care expands, opens pre-school  at Whitmore Ave. location Comments 0 Comments
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Drugs found in man's trunk

A Monday traffic stop at Hackett Road and West Avenue became anything but routine when a police canine sniffed drugs in the trunk, which yielded five pounds of methamphetamine.

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Posted: Jul. 23, 2014 9:51 a.m. | Drugs found in man's trunk Comments 0 Comments

Charges gets serious for man

When Officer Brittney England told Alexis Peraza, 22, of Ceres, that he was going to be issued a citation for a misdemeanor charge on Wednesday, July 16, he got upset and began fighting her. At one point during the 10:51 a.m. altercation near the Quik Stop at Service and Morgan roads, Peraza grabbed the officer's Taser belt and tore it loose to the ground. England handcuffed him and instead of just giving a citation was charged with resisting arrest and assault on a peace officer.

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Posted: Jul. 23, 2014 9:50 a.m. | Charges gets serious for man Comments 0 Comments

Fight ends in arrest

An early Tuesday morning fight in the 1300 block of Nadine Avenue in Ceres ended with the arrest of a Turlock man who is charged with resisting arrest.

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