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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 police chief looks at ways to protect core services

An officer with the Stanislaus County Drug Enforcement Agency helps eradicate pot plants in west Stanislaus County on Tuesday, Sept.

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6 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Restitution ordered over dead, dying animals

The Orange County Register reports 55-year-old Mitchell Steven Behm has been sentenced to five years' probation and 200 hours' community service.

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11 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Drought at forefront during Modesto hearing on water bond

But the crowd and state legislators at Thursday’s water bond hearing in Modesto could not escape the frustration of a more immediate problem: drought.

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14 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Works by Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez

This undated file photo shows Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez at an undisclosed location.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Modesto Bee

CHP: Modesto big rig driver’s crash spills bleach on I-5 by Los Banos

According to the California Highway Patrol, 45-year-old Jose Amilcar Lara fell asleep while driving north on I-5 near Highway 165 about 5:15  Lara turned his vehicle to the left in an attempt to get back on the roadway, but he overcorrected and the big rig fell onto its right side.

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The Modesto Bee

Second suspect identified in Ripon kidnapping, robbery that started on Facebook

A second suspect has been identified in the kidnapping and robbery of a Ripon man when he showed up to an arranged meeting to purchase high-end sneakers from a person he met on Facebook, according to police.

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The Modesto Bee

Suspect formally charged in death of man found in Ceres freezer

Prosecutors today filed a criminal complaint against a former Ceres business owner accused of murder after authorities found a dead man in his abandoned auto shop.

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The Modesto Bee

Officer-involved shooting in Ceres; nobody hit

According to police, officers were dispatched to Neel Park on Whitehaven Avenue for a call of a man screaming and swinging a golf club.

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The Modesto Bee

Young raises $6M in Kickstarter campaign for Pono

Kickstarter closed the campaign Tuesday after it raised $6.2 million through 18,000 supporters.

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The Modesto Bee

Woman, 30, charged in shooting death of teen

The Contra Costa Times reports Melinda Gaffney turned herself in at San Francisco police headquarters Monday morning.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Lost sea lion in Calif. found mile from waterLost sea lion in Calif....

MERCED, Calif. - Workers at a central California ranch could hardly believe their eyes when they spotted a sea lion pup hopping through an almond In this March 2014 photo provided by the San Joaquin River National Wildlife Refuge, is a sea lion pup named Hoppie who was found at Mape's Ranch near Modesto, Calif.

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The Modesto Bee

"X-Men" director accused of sex abuse in lawsuit

The lawsuit filed Wednesday says the director of the forthcoming "X-Men: Days of Future Past" forced Michael Egan III into sex during parties in California and Hawaii when he was 17 in the late 1990s.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Jeff Jardine: Wall by Scenic cemeteries is a magnet for cars in Modesto

Late one rainy afternoon a few weeks ago, Sam Moreno finished his day's work as the foreman at Acacia Cemetery.

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The Modesto Bee

Modesto Regional Fire Authority gets interim chief

Modesto Regional Fire Authority Division Chief Sean Slamon has been appointed the agency's interim fire chief.

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The Modesto Bee

Will Arnett files for divorce from Amy Poehler

Arnett filed a divorce petition in Los Angeles Superior Court on April 8 citing irreconcilable differences.

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The Modesto Bee

1 dead in apartment fire in San Francisco

Lt. Mindy Talmadge, a fire department spokeswoman, says crews responded to the blaze inside a two-story public housing building shortly before 10 a.m. in the city's Sunnydale neighborhood.

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Redwood Times

Attempted murder suspect arrested in Weott

On Tuesday, at approximately 9:30 p.m., Humboldt County Sheriff's Office Deputies responded to the 16000 block of State Highway 254, Weott in regards to an unwanted subject.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Body found in freezer at Ceres auto shop

An auto body shop owner in Ceres, south of Modesto, was arrested Tuesday after a man's body was found stuffed into a freezer at the business.

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The Modesto Bee

Modesto council in the park Saturday

During the Earth Day in the Park Festival on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Graceada Park, the Modesto City Council is inviting the public to attend Council in the Park.

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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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