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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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Egypt's TV satirist off air until after elections

The Middle East Broadcasting Center said Saturday that Bassem Youssef will be off the air to show "respect for the election process, and to strive to avoid influencing Egyptian voters' orientation and public opinion."

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Famous television host in Pakistan shot by gunmen

Police say Hamid Mir, a host on the private television broadcaster Geo, was wounded in the attack Saturday near Karachi's airport.

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The Modesto Bee

Fire destroys large metal shop building, shed and carport near Keyes

A large metal shop and outbuildings at a farm on Gondring Road east of Keyes caught fire Saturday afternoon and continued to burn into the evening.

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The Modesto Bee

Paralyzed Modesto shooting victim finds empathy for others, hope in her faith

That may not be unusual for a young woman who’s been athletic for most of her life, but it’s a challenging and fun sport for someone in a wheelchair.

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The Salinas Californian

Girl, 3, killed in Northern California car crash

In addition, a 10-year-old boy was airlifted to University of California, Davis Medical Center, and a 9-year-old girl was taken to San Joaquin County General Hospital.

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The Modesto Bee

Counties tell Brown they need money for his law

In this March 25, 2014 photo, inmates carry their belongings as they enter the new 192-bed facility at the Stanislaus County Jail in Modesto, Calif.

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The Modesto Bee

Idris Elba welcomes baby son Winston

The actor tweeted Friday that his son was born Thursday, adding a photo of the baby's tiny hand gripping his finger.

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The Modesto Bee

Modesto churches observe Good Friday

The annual event includes dozens of young people in a dramatic re-enactment of Jesus’ conviction, carrying of the cross and crucifixion, concluding with him being carried away to his tomb.

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The Modesto Bee

Chelsea Clinton, producer, debuts short at Tribeca

Clinton is the executive producer of the short "Of Many," a documentary about the friendship of two religious leaders at New York University.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Oakdale apartment fire investigated as arson

Just before 4 a.m., the first firefighters responded to a report of a structure fire at the apartments at 160 Hallman Lane.

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The Modesto Bee

Man pleads not guilty to teen's kidnap-rape

Prosecutors say Ransom forced the girl into a van at knifepoint on March 20, drove her to another location where she was raped and then drove her to an alley where she managed to run away.

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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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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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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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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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