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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 $199,900 which is roughly $124/per square foot. More Modesto information.

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2 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Modesto Irrigation District raises water rate for farmers

The board also capped 2014 water deliveries at 24 vertical inches per acre – better than the 18 inches that had been planned, but still far less than the average of 42 inches since 1989.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Miley Cyrus hospitalized, cancels Kansas City show

In this Jan. 25, 2014 file photo, Miley Cyrus arrives at the 56th annual GRAMMY awards - salute to industry icons with Clive Davis, in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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The Modesto Bee

California man finds body in abandoned freezer

Carissa Higginbotham of the Ceres Police Department said the property owner found the body after opening the freezer while looking around the abandoned shop.

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The Modesto Bee

Most Wanted: Brent Allen Barrett, Assault with a deadly weapon

Tipsters can email through the Crime Stoppers website, www.stancrimetips.org , or text tips to CRIMES by typing "Tip704" plus a message.

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The Modesto Bee

San Jose police officer pleads not guilty to rape

The San Jose Mercury News reports that 38-year-old Geoffrey Graves entered the plea in court on Monday and then left without talking to reporters.

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The Modesto Bee

Fire destroys most of San Pedro Elks Lodge

Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey says more than 100 firefighters fought the flames in San Pedro for nearly two hours early Tuesday.

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The Modesto Bee

Man pleads not guilty in 2008 sword slaying

City News Service says 34-year-old Jesus Canales entered his plea Monday to charges including murder and child abuse.

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The Modesto Bee

U of Chicago student died of alcohol poisoning

Police found 20-year-old Nicholas Brastins Barnes of Pittsburgh, Pa., on Feb. 15. Authorities say the student had been dead for some time.

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The Modesto Bee

Case for state lawmaker's husband ends with plea deal in Stanislaus County

Rod Olsen, right, and his lawyer Robert Forkner speak with reporters after he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor disturbing the peace for making loud and unreasonable noise at the Stanislaus County Courthouse on Monday in Modesto, April 14, 2014.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Modesto Bee

3 wounded in San Bernardino strip mall shooting

Lt. Rich Lawhead says an argument in front of a laundry led to gunfire at about 1 p.m. Monday.

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The Modesto Bee

Jury deliberations continue in Modesto murder trial

A jury is expected to continue deliberating Tuesday in a trial for a man accused of murder in the shooting of a 28-year-old woman five years ago in west Modesto.

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The Modesto Bee

After attack, officials kill 5 bears in Florida

Forty-five-year-old Terri Frana was attacked by a large bear in her driveway Saturday.

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The Modesto Bee

Donna Tartt wins fiction Pulitzer for 'Goldfinch'

One of the country's top colonial historians, Alan Taylor, has won his second Pulitzer, for "The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War In Virginia."

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The Modesto Bee

Matisse's colorful cut-outs go on show in London

It's also a great advertisement for the creativity of old age. The 130 works displayed at Tate Modern were created in the last years of the French artist's long life, when Matisse - by then in a wheelchair - turned to scissors and paper, creating a series of ever-bigger, bolder and more ambitious cut-outs.

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The Modesto Bee

Woman who attacked officers with bat is shot

The San Jose Mercury News reports a woman called 911 Sunday afternoon making threats to harm herself and others.

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The Modesto Bee

Winners at the 22nd annual MTV Movie Awards

Josh Hutcherson poses with his best male performance award and movie of the year award for "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" in the press room at the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles.

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The Modesto Bee

Physics taught at Modesto's State Theatre through the "Science of Baseball"

Ethan Adamson fired a 91-mph fastball this weekend. He and several other children lined up to test their pitching speed with a radar gun on the stage of Modesto's State Theatre.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Feds probe deadly California freeway collision

National Transportation Safety Board Spokesman Keith Holloway said Sunday that investigators have gathered much of the key evidence from the crash site and continue to collect records.

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The Modesto Bee

Fresno cops probe suspected murder-suicide attempt

The Fresno Bee reports that police believe 57-year-old Paul Wayne Motley shot his wife before shooting himself in the head around 11 p.m. Saturday.

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The Modesto Bee

Parole denied in '86 Modesto motel killing

A 64-year-old prison inmate has been denied parole for killing a man nearly three decades ago at a Modesto motel, according to the Stanislaus County District Attorney's office.

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