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Modesto, California is located in Stanislaus County. Zip codes in Modesto, CA include 95356, 95353, and 95397. The median home price in Modesto is $226,000 which is roughly $133/per square foot. More Modesto information.

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Local news for Modesto, CA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | CBS Local

Modesto Homeowners Accused Of Stealing Water From Canal, Face $1,500 Fines

Six Modesto homeowners face $1,500 fines for stealing water from the Empire Canal behind their homes.

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8 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Modesto Junior College will host black college fair

At the free event, students can receive "on-the-spot" admissions and scholarship consideration.

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11 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Floods force dramatic rescues in Phoenix area

Dramatic television footage showed the residents in New River, about 30 miles north of Phoenix, waving a white towel out of a window as floodwaters raged around the house.

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13 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Man gets 30 years for having kiddie porn

A San Joaquin Valley man turned over to federal authorities by Google was sentenced to 30 years in prison for one count of possession and distribution of child pornography , the U.S. Attorney's Office announced Monday.

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17 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

MID shames six accused of stealing water

Six Modesto Irrigation District customers stand accused – in a very public way – of stealing water in this drought season.

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21 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

India's film censor arrested for alleged bribery

Police said a court in Mumbai charged the head of the Central Board of Film Certification, Rakesh Kumar, on Tuesday.

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23 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Ex-Baylor star Jones gets prison for choking wife

LaCurtis Jones was sentenced Monday to prison terms of three and two years, to run at the same time.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Modesto Bee

West Modesto crowd voices anger at Highway 132 bypass plan

West Modesto's King-Kennedy Memorial Center on Monday nearly burst at the seams with people, many of them passionately opposed to a future freeway that they fear could endanger their quiet homes, their health and their property values.

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The Modesto Bee

Man accused of killing 2 roommates ordered held

A Pierce County Superior Court judge on Monday ordered 40-year-old Richard Atkisson detained for 72 hours on a fugitive warrant out of California, where he has been charged with a sex offense.

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The Modesto Bee

Police: Nunchakus and baseball bat used in west Modesto robbery

Two Modesto men were arrested early Monday morning on suspicion of robbing a man and hitting him with nunchakus and a baseball bat.

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The Modesto Bee

Former Modesto bail bonds clerk testifies of handcuffed clients, demands for money

A former clerk testified Monday that she saw clients handcuffed inside a Modesto bail bonds business while the owner berated them, demanding they pay what they owed.

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San Francisco Magazine

First Dunkin Donuts Location in Northern California Is Opening in Modesto

Have you been jonesing for a light and sweet and a Boston Kreme ever since you moved here from the East Coast? Congratulations - you won't have to slurp down insulin anymore just to chase the sugar-frosted dragon.

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The Modesto Bee

Man hospitalized after vehicle hits big rigs, bursts into flames near Turlock

The burned-out remains of an SUV sits on the side of the road after it drifted into a big rig and then hit another before bursting into flames east of Turlock at East Avenue and Pepper Street, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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The Modesto Bee

Dead woman found along highway in El Dorado County

The Sacramento Bee says a passerby reported finding the body Sunday afternoon on Highway 50 near Placerville.

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The Modesto Bee

Authorities arrest 18 in Stanislaus County anti-DUI effort

Authorities arrested 18 people on suspicion of driving under the influence through Saturday night as part of an 18-day enforcement campaign throughout Stanislaus County that ends on Labor Day.

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The Modesto Bee

Gunfire may have sparked Otay Mesa brush fire

Sheriff's Lt. Christine Robbins tells U-T San Diego that Border Patrol agents stopped a car leaving the area near the fire Saturday in Otay Mesa.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Modesto school board to hear update on construction, weigh police presence at football games

The Modesto City Schools board will discuss summer construction projects in an unusually light agenda Monday, with no votes listed outside generally routine consent items.

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The Modesto Bee

Naked man arrested on Northern California freeway

The California Highway Patrol said 25-year-old Alexander Leonard of Hawthorne, California was taken into custody Sunday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs and resisting arrest.

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The Modesto Bee

Tourist shot in leg while walking in San Francisco

Sgt. Danielle Newman says the tourist was shot as the couple was taking a stroll through the city's rugged Tenderloin neighborhood Sunday morning.

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The Modesto Bee

California teen arrested for alleged online threat

Lt. Tom Bryski tells City News Service the 15-year-old was taken into custody Sunday after worried parents flooded the Santa Clarita sheriff's station with calls all weekend.

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