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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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2 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Detectives looking for missing Riverbank man find body

According to the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department, detectives from Riverbank Police Services were walking along the river, talking to people in the hopes of locating Juan Alipio Hernandez, 47, when they spotted a body at about 9:30 a.m. The body, located near the river, was not positively identified.

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6 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Modesto News: Trip and falls, car crashes, and falling trees cost city $51K

Modesto paid $51,963.40 in the second quarter to resolve 20 lawsuits and claims filed against it.

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10 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Mom accused of leaving kids in car ordered held

The Contra Costa Times reports a public defender asked the judge to release Nget because she has other children to look after, but the judge ordered her held on $100,000 bail.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Summer fix-ups for aging playgrounds, pools, tracks add up for Modesto schools

Stanislaus County schools will welcome back students starting Aug. 6. Shiloh School students will get to sleep in a while longer, with their classes starting Aug. 25. Truckloads of black asphalt poured stripe after stripe over the aging blacktop of Tuolumne Elementary School.

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The Modesto Bee

Sentencing must wait for defendant in Modesto double-homicide

A Ceres man convicted of murder two years ago will wait at least another two months before he can be sentenced for his role in a north Modesto gang-related shooting.

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The Modesto Bee

Husband arrested in police officer's killing

Freddy Perez-Rodas was arrested Wednesday in Murrieta on suspicion of murder, arson and child endangerment.

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The Modesto Bee

Woman struck by pickup in west Modesto

A woman suffered major injuries Wednesday night when a pickup stuck her as she was crossing a street in west Modesto.

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The Modesto Bee

Hotter days ahead in Modesto

The increase follows a few days of below-normal temperatures; Wednesday's high in Modesto was 85 degrees, according to the Modesto Irrigation District.

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The Modesto Bee

Fishermen, dog rescued from burning boat

Sheriff's Harbor Patrol officials say the men called for help Wednesday afternoon after their 24-foot powerboat caught fire and sent up a huge plume of smoke.

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The Modesto Bee

Naked thieves take burgers from SW Fla eatery

In fact, waitress Nancy Sansevieri is still laughing after police released surveillance video Wednesday showing the college-aged men - two naked and one clad in underwear - stealing 60 hamburgers from Doc's Beach House in Bonita Beach.

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The Modesto Bee

Fire season in West expected to get more intense

U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell said Wednesday that largely has been a matter of luck, with the hot, windy weather known as "red flag" days not lining up with the lighting strikes that start fires, particularly in California.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Arrest made after Turlock homeless man robbed twice

The victim reported the crimes Tuesday after the suspect threatened him with a knife and took his money for the second time in as many days near the area where he slept at Main and Center streets, according to police officer Mayra Lewis.

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The Modesto Bee

Big rig stuck on Turlock railroad tracks snarls downtown Modesto traffic

Burlington Northern Santa Fe operators stopped a freight train in Modesto after the big rig got stuck at the tracks at Daubenberger and Paulson roads in Turlock.

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The Modesto Bee

Catwoman, Joker and Harley Quinn turn out for Batman celebration in Modesto

Eight-year-old Isaias Fuentes has his photo taken with, from left, Harley Quinn , the Joker and Catwoman during the Batman Day event at Bonanza Books & Comics on McHenry Avenue on Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

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The Modesto Bee

Man charged in SF bomb case must remain jailed

A federal judge in San Francisco denied Ryan Chamberlain's request to transfer to a mental hospital so he can get psychiatric treatment.

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The Modesto Bee

Coroner: Heroin overdose killed Peaches Geldof

Coroner Roger Hatch said Wednesday that Geldof had taken a fatal dose after a period of trying to come off the drug.

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The Modesto Bee

George Harrison memorial tree killed by beetles

Councilman Tom LaBonge says the pine grew to more than 12 feet tall before succumbing to a bark beetle infestation.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Dog Walker Watch helps teach Modestans ways to prevent crime

Dozens of dogs and their human families turned out at the Modesto Dog Park on Tuesday evening to learn how to turn their daily walks into steps against crime.

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The Modesto Bee

Deputy shot, injured in Southern Calif. standoff

Department spokesman Albert Martinez says the deputy was one of many responding to an assault with a deadly weapon call in Moreno Valley on Tuesday afternoon when he was shot.

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The Modesto Bee

Vigil held to mark one year since Modesto man's death

It's been nearly a year since Modestan Frankie Vargas was killed in front of his home in an apparent case of mistaken identity.

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