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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 $205,000 which is roughly $127/per square foot. More Modesto information.

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Inmate stabbed at Central California jail

Three murder suspects are facing additional charges after authorities say they stabbed a fellow inmate at a Central California jail.

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5 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Townsend brings story of transformed Underground Railroad to stage

Townsend Opera presents the world premiere of the reworked opera "Tawawa House" at the Gallo Center for the Arts.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Modesto Bee

San Diego officer ordered to sex assault trial

A judge on Wednesday ordered 30-year-old Christopher Hays to stand trial on two felony counts of false imprisonment and three misdemeanor counts of sexual battery.

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The Modesto Bee

Bomb squad responds to Modesto drug bust, destroys illegal fireworks

The Stanislaus County sheriff's bomb squad was called to a drug bust in northeast Modesto when officers found homemade fireworks in the house.

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The Modesto Bee

David Pedersen pleads guilty in NW killing rampage

Court-appointed attorney Richard Wolf said Wednesday that David "Joey" Pedersen pleaded guilty to two counts of carjacking resulting in death - one for Oregon teenager Cody Myers and the other for Reginald Clark of California.

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The Modesto Bee

11 students participate in lifeguard training in Modesto

Students, including a far left, Alicia Munoz, practice the stride jump entry into the pool for this practice drill.

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The Modesto Bee

Actor-singer Drake Bell to perform at Modesto music store

Actor-singer Drake Bell, perhaps best known for his lead role in the hit Nickelodeon show "Drake & Josh" , will give a live, in-store performance at 5 Bell's new album, "Ready Steady Go!" was released Tuesday in stores and online.

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The Modesto Bee

Sony developing live-action Barbie comedy

Sony Pictures, Mattel and Parkes+MacDonald/Image Nation have partnered to create a live-action movie focused on the iconic doll.

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The Modesto Bee

Lupita Nyong'o named People's 'Most Beautiful'

The 31-year-old actress, who won a best supporting actress Oscar for her role in "12 Years a Slave," tops the magazine's list, announced Wednesday.

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The Modesto Bee

Police: Man 'armed' with potato in robbery attempt

WPRI-TV reports that the man entered a convenience store Monday with a potato and shouted: "Give me the money."

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The Modesto Bee

Harris channels 'Hedwig' when audience acts unruly

So he understands how things can sometimes get unruly. That's because he feels the character's energy transfers itself into a dialogue with the audience, and sometimes people respond by calling out his name or making some comment.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Trial starts for Modesto baby sitter accused in girl's death

A prosecutor on Tuesday prepared a jury for testimony they'll hear about the death of an 18-month-old girl who suffered fatal injuries while in the care of her baby sitter in west Modesto.

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The Modesto Bee

House intended for fire training hit by arson

Firefighters watched a home in Riverbank burn to the ground early Tuesday morning - they had planned on setting the fire themselves but someone beat them to it.

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The Modesto Bee

Rape-killing suspect returned to Mexico

Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials say 41-year-old Javier Diaz-Diaz was turned over to Mexican authorities Tuesday at the San Diego-area border crossing.

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The Modesto Bee

Drought takes the splash out of summer for kids in Modesto

Modesto families keep cool Thursday afternoon at Sanders Neighborhood Park's water feature during Thursday's heat.

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The Modesto Bee

Guilty plea in crash that killed state worker

The Fresno Bee reports that 28-year-old Alyssa Villanueva entered the plea on Monday.

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The Modesto Bee

Royals get Aboriginal gifts in Australian Outback

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited the tiny town of Yulara, near the bright red sandstone monolith Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock.

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The Modesto Bee

Sheriff's deputies search for teen who fired shots

Sheriff's officials said Tuesday deputies are still looking for the 16-year-old boy.

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The Modesto Bee

Modesto's sewage getting a lift

Modesto is spending more than $3 million to rehab its Emerald Lift Station, one of the pumping facilities in the city that ensure the waste water from homes and businesses reaches the city's waste-water treatment plant.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Ex-detective's husband and father will stand trial in Stanislaus County

A judge on Monday determined there is enough evidence for the husband and father of a former Stanislaus County sheriff's detective to stand trial, accused of conspiring to forcibly enter rental homes owned by their family.

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