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2 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Focus on Education

The Empire Union School District Board will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at the district boardroom, 116 N. McClure Road.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Empire, CA, Modesto, CA, Salida, CA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Stanislaus County gang sweep yields 12 arrests

Officers from the Modesto Police Department Street Gang Unit, Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department, Ceres Police Department, Stanislaus County Probation, California Department of Corrections and the Central Valley Gang Impact Task Force conducted 27 probation and parole compliance checks Tuesday on documented gang members in 22 locations.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA, Ceres, CA, Riverbank, CA, Waterford, CA

The Modesto Bee

Modesto neighborhood eager to rescue stray dog

A northeast Modesto neighborhood has rallied in an effort to capture an elusive dog that has been living off the land in a dirt field for at least three weeks.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA

The Fresno Bee

California attorney claims incompetence

The Modesto Bee reports that attorney Steven O'Connor told a Stanislaus County judge on Tuesday he was not competent and wanted off the case.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA, Linda, CA, Turlock, CA

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Dirk Verdoorn's Wednesday NorCal Forecast 7.9.14

IT GOING TO HELP FUND ATHLETES WITH DISABILITIES. AND ON OUR FORECAST WITH METEOROLOGIST DIRK VERDOORN, YOU'RE GOING TO BE OUT AT THE SOCCER GAME? VERY NICE.

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Related Topix: Cool, CA

The Modesto Bee

Around the Region

Didg Revolution weaves music, science, puppetry and comedy into an interactive Australia-themed show.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA, Salida, CA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Supervisors appoint new county librarian, mental health director

The Board of Supervisors unanimously confirmed the appointment of two new county leaders Tuesday – a county librarian and a mental health director.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Merced County, CA, Modesto, CA, Merced, CA

The Fresno Bee

Sen. Berryhill will not challenge FPPC fine

California state Sen. Tom Berryhill will not seek to overturn a $40,000 money-laundering penalty imposed on him, his brother and a pair of county GOP committees.

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Related Topix: Twain Harte, CA, San Joaquin County, CA, Folk, Assembly

The Modesto Bee

California recount creates action for registrars in slow summer months

After four weeks of ballot counting, Betty Yee finished 481 votes ahead of John A. Pérez – out of more than 4 million ballots cast in the race.

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Related Topix: California, Imperial County, CA, San Bernardino County, CA, Kern County, CA

The Modesto Bee

Bees buzz into Riverbank library to teach kids

Jer Johnson shows children a frame filled with honey during Uncle Jer's Traveling Bee Show at the Riverbank Library in Riverbank Calif., on Monday July 7, 2014.

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Related Topix: Riverbank, CA, Apiculture, Science, Family, Kids, Life, Food, Honey, Entomology

The Modesto Bee

Riverbank council to discuss district elections

Lawsuit threats have prompted the switch to district elections for Modesto and several area school districts in recent years.

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Related Topix: Riverbank, CA, Modesto, CA, Turlock, CA, Ceres, CA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Investigators testify in west Modesto murder case hearing

Investigators testified Monday that Mario Albo's body was found badly decomposed and wrapped in blankets inside the detached garage of a west Modesto home last year.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA, Home Listing, Home

The Modesto Bee

For Abe Rojas, working the county fair is a family affair

Several decades ago, Abe Rojas went to the Stanislaus County Fairground to break up a brawl.

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Related Topix: Turlock, CA

CBS Local

Meeks Arrest Highlights San Joaquin County's Unusually High Bail Schedule

Could an arrest in San Joaquin County keep you in jail longer? A local attorney said he noticed for certain felonies, San Joaquin County set a higher bail schedule than other California counties.

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Related Topix: San Joaquin County, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Sacramento County, CA

The Modesto Bee

Half as many DUI arrests this Fourth of July weekend in Stanislaus County

Authorities arrested 20 people on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs over the Fourth of July weekend in Stanislaus County.

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Related Topix: Ceres, CA, Modesto, CA, Turlock, CA

The Fresno Bee

Fresno County's first West Nile virus case of 2014 reported

A southwest Fresno man is the first person in Fresno County to be infected with West Nile virus this year, county health officials said Monday.

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Related Topix: Fresno County, CA, West Nile Virus, Health, Fresno, CA, Contra Costa County, CA

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Sonora's Mother Lode Fair starts Thursday

The event will overlap with the neighboring Stanislaus County Fair, which runs Friday through July 20, and the California State Fair, which runs Friday through July 27. That should not prevent fans from enjoying this gem tucked into a hillside in the Gold Country town.

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Related Topix: Sonora, CA, Tuolumne, CA

My Mother Lode

Traffic Delays In Tuolumne and Calaveras Counties

A crew will be out re-paving the Highway from Paloma Road in Calaveras County to the Highway 88 intersection in Amador County.

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Related Topix: Tuolumne, CA, Calaveras County, CA, Amador County, CA, Tuolumne County, CA

Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Illegal fireworks light up the night and dispatch switchboards

Illegal fireworks flew, but there were no major trouble spots during a busier-than-usual Fourth of July, area fire and law enforcement agencies said Saturday.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Oakdale, CA, Salida, CA

The Modesto Bee

Lend A Hand: Volunteer opportunities in the Modesto region

Volunteers 18 and older are needed to assist with the Road to Recovery program, which provides free rides to and from treatment for people with cancer who do not have a ride or are unable to drive themselves.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA, Turlock, CA, Patterson, CA, Oakdale, CA

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