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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

400 attend community feast

400 attend community feast

An estimated 400 from the Ceres community gathered in two sittings Thursday evening for the second annual Ceres Community Thanksgiving Dinner.

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Posted: Nov. 26, 2014 10:36 a.m. | Updated: Nov. 26, 2014 10:36 a.m. | 400 attend community feast Comments 0 Comments
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Nicholes: Plan to save six firefighters ‘working’

Nicholes: Plan to save six firefighters ‘working’

The city doesn't expect Washington D.C. to make an announcement until January about a federal grant that could help the city pay for six firefighters it nearly let go of in September for a lack of funds.

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Posted: Nov. 26, 2014 10:35 a.m. | Nicholes: Plan to save six firefighters ‘working’ Comments 0 Comments
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Projects will boost TID’s efforts to conserve water

Turlock Irrigation District is looking to conserve as much water as possible with a pilot project designed capture spillage and deliver only the amount of water that is needed for customers.

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Posted: Nov. 26, 2014 10:23 a.m. | Projects will boost TID’s efforts to conserve water Comments 0 Comments
Ceres Christmas Festival set for Dec. 6

Ceres Christmas Festival set for Dec. 6

The community is invited to join the city of Ceres for the 27th annual Christmas Festival and Grand Opening of Christmas Tree Lane on Saturday, Dec. 6.

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Posted: Nov. 26, 2014 10:20 a.m. | Ceres Christmas Festival set for Dec. 6 Comments 0 Comments
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Homeless man tried hiding drugs

Homeless man tried hiding drugs

Police arrested and booked a transient man who was sleeping in the alley behind businesses in the 1400 block of Hatch Road for drug possession on Tuesday evening, Nov. 18.

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Posted: Nov. 26, 2014 10:18 a.m. | Homeless man tried hiding drugs Comments 0 Comments
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Man charged trying to run over girlfriend in parking lot

Man charged trying to run over girlfriend in parking lot

Police arrested a 26-year-old Modesto man on Wednesday, Nov. 19 who they say hit three parked cars as he tried to run over his girlfriend in a Hatch Road parking lot.

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Posted: Nov. 26, 2014 10:14 a.m. | Updated: Nov. 26, 2014 10:15 a.m. | Man charged trying to run over girlfriend in parking lot Comments 0 Comments
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Teen arrested for allegedly stealing

Teen arrested for allegedly stealing

Amanda Melendez, 19, of Patterson, was cited and released for allegedly stealing $166 worth of several clothing items into a large black bag that she carried into the Ceres Kmart store on Tuesday, Nov. 18.

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Posted: Nov. 26, 2014 10:17 a.m. | Teen arrested for allegedly stealing Comments 0 Comments
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Police arrest man who threatened to kill customer

Police arrest man who threatened to kill customer

Police arrested a 51-year-old homeless man who as acting irrationally and threatening to kill at least one customer of the Dollar Store at 1430 Hatch Road on Wednesday morning, Nov. 19.

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Posted: Nov. 26, 2014 10:13 a.m. | Updated: Nov. 26, 2014 10:14 a.m. | Police arrest man who threatened to kill customer Comments 0 Comments
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'Hungry' man cited for shoplifting

'Hungry' man cited for shoplifting

A 24-year-old Redding man was cited and released for shoplifting at Walmart on Tuesday, Nov. 18 after he said he was traveling to Los Angeles, only had money for gas and was hungry.

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Posted: Nov. 26, 2014 10:14 a.m. | 'Hungry' man cited for shoplifting Comments 0 Comments
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Drugs found in Darrah Street laundry room

Drugs found in Darrah Street laundry room

A call about a suspicious female in the area of Central Avenue and Darrah Street prompted officers to be in the area at 2:21 p.m. on Sunday who then discovered a man hiding in a laundry room where there were drugs.

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Posted: Nov. 26, 2014 10:12 a.m. | Drugs found in Darrah Street laundry room Comments 0 Comments
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BMW impounded because of speeding

BMW impounded because of speeding

A 25-year-old Ceres driver had his newer BMW impounded Nov. 17 after he was observed by a Ceres police officer speeding down Hatch Road.

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Posted: Nov. 26, 2014 10:10 a.m. | BMW impounded because of speeding Comments 0 Comments
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Guardsman holds police at bay

Guardsman holds police at bay

A member of the California National Guard who was allegedly intoxicated was arrested after a tense half-hour standoff with police in the 2900 block of Dale Avenue on Wednesday evening.

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Posted: Nov. 26, 2014 10:09 a.m. | Guardsman holds police at bay Comments 0 Comments
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Chamber to host Holiday Mixer on Dec. 12

The Ceres Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Holiday Service Club Appreciation Mixer this year entitled "Building Community through Service," on Friday, Dec. 12 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Ceres Community Center.

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Posted: Nov. 26, 2014 9:58 a.m. | Chamber to host Holiday Mixer on Dec. 12 Comments 0 Comments
Sierra Rep presents Sanders Family Christmas

Sierra Rep presents Sanders Family Christmas

Sierra Repertory Theater ushers in the holidays with faith, family and fun in Sanders Family Christmas, set for November and December at the Fallon House Theater in Columbia State Historic Park.

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Posted: Nov. 26, 2014 9:57 a.m. | Sierra Rep presents Sanders Family Christmas Comments 0 Comments
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Sewer pipe project awarded

Preston Pipelines has been deemed the lowest bidder for a Mitchell Road sewer trunk line and lift station project.

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Posted: Nov. 26, 2014 9:54 a.m. | Updated: Nov. 26, 2014 9:55 a.m. | Sewer pipe project awarded Comments 0 Comments
Former Ceres VFW post commander Boyd dies

Former Ceres VFW post commander Boyd dies

Billy Gean Boyd, a two-time World War II Bronze Star recipient and former commander of Ceres Post #10293 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, has died.

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Posted: Nov. 26, 2014 9:56 a.m. | Former Ceres VFW post commander Boyd dies Comments 0 Comments
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'Every 15 Minutes' held at CVHS

'Every 15 Minutes' held at CVHS

Just in time for the holidays, an estimated 900 juniors and seniors of Central Valley High School had ring side seats Thursday morning to a simulated drunk driving crash designed to shock them into the reality that drinking and driving can have dire consequences.

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Posted: Nov. 26, 2014 9:48 a.m. | 'Every 15 Minutes' held at CVHS Comments 0 Comments
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Ceres recruiting for permanent police chief

Ceres recruiting for permanent police chief

The city of Ceres has opened up the application process for a permanent police chief to the public as well as within the department.

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Posted: Nov. 19, 2014 4:49 p.m. | Ceres recruiting for permanent police chief Comments 0 Comments
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Late-night well drilling draws ire of a neighbor

Late-night well drilling draws ire of a neighbor

The late night into early morning well drilling at Riverview Park has at least one neighboring resident seething about the loss of sleep.

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Posted: Nov. 19, 2014 10:03 a.m. | Updated: Nov. 19, 2014 10:03 a.m. | Late-night well drilling draws ire of a neighbor Comments 0 Comments
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Shop Ceres effort promoted

Shop Ceres effort promoted

The Ceres Chamber of Commerce is embarking on a number of new ways to promote Ceres as a place to do business.

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Posted: Nov. 19, 2014 10:03 a.m. | Shop Ceres effort promoted Comments 0 Comments
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City’s legal eagle of 44 years to retire

City’s legal eagle of 44 years to retire

The year 2014 has been a big year of transitions at City Hall.

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Posted: Nov. 19, 2014 10:00 a.m. | City’s legal eagle of 44 years to retire  Comments 0 Comments
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Hughson man drifts to victory

Hughson man drifts to victory

When Elias Ruiz of Hughson ventured to San Diego to present an invention at the "Shark Tank" audition, a reality competition that allows aspiring entrepreneurs to make business presentations to a panel of potential investors, he was disappointed that he did not hear back from the show. That was until his friend discovered that he could apply for a similar competition locally: the Stanislaus Innovation Challenge.

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Posted: Nov. 19, 2014 10:00 a.m. | Hughson man drifts to victory Comments 0 Comments
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Native returns to open independent pharmacy

Native returns to open independent pharmacy

Sandeep Gill graduated from Ceres High School in 2004, left town to further education and decided to become a pharmacist rather than go to medical school. He has returned to Ceres to open an independent drug store in a smaller shopping center with his business-minded bride of two years, Simrin Gill.

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Posted: Nov. 19, 2014 9:44 a.m. | Native returns to open independent pharmacy Comments 1 Comment
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Hughson to host parade

The Hughson Chamber of Commerce will host a Saturday, Nov. 29 Christmas Festival in downtown Hughson.

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Posted: Nov. 19, 2014 9:44 a.m. | Hughson to host parade Comments 0 Comments
 

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