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2 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Modesto, CA, Family, Kids, Davis, CA, Tuolumne, CA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Airport neighborhood family arrested 2 days after standoff

After leaving an assault suspect barricaded inside his home after an hourlong standoff earlier this week, Stanislaus County sheriff's deputies on Thursday arrested the man, along with his brother and mother.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA

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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Related Topix: Riverbank, CA, Hickman, CA, Modesto, CA

The Modesto Bee

Study shows health care workers less educated in Stanislaus and San Joaquin counties

Health care workers in Stanislaus and San Joaquin counties have less college education than those working elsewhere in America, a report released this week by the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program shows.

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Related Topix: San Joaquin County, CA, Medicine, Nursing

The Modesto Bee

Stanislaus County Fair attendance up this year

The Stanislaus County Fair saw a bump in attendance this year, with nearly 239,000 people coming through the gates over its 10-day run.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA

RecordNET

S.J. ranks low in health workers' education levels

In fact, the county ranks third among the largest U.S. metropolitan areas for health care workers with educations less than a bachelor's degree, according to an analysis being released today by The Brookings Institution.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, San Joaquin County, CA, Stockton, CA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Stanislaus innovators can enter business contest

A contest for business ideas in Stanislaus County, with a prize of $2,500 in cash and $2,500 in professional services.

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

The Modesto Bee

On Campus: Hopes for, fears of Common Core running high

Spending time with FFA and 4-H kids at the Stanislaus County Fair last week made me think of how much learning those kids get through raising their animals.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids

The Modesto Bee

Girl Power: Inside Look on Fifth Harmony

On July 16, hundreds of kids and teenagers showed their dedication and determination at the Stanislaus County Fair.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Around the Region

The Stanislaus County Veterans Advisory Commission meets the fourth Monday of every month.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Turlock, CA, Modesto, CA

The Modesto Bee

Stanislaus Economic Development and Workforce Alliance gets new, shorter name

For a dozen years, the Stanislaus Economic Development and Workforce Alliance has been burdened with a formal name that was too long and hard to remember.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA

The Modesto Bee

Authorities identify bicyclist killed by train in Turlock

The Stanislaus County Coroner's office on Tuesday identified a bicyclist who struck and killed Saturday by a train in Turlock Saturday as David Arthur Sanchez, 39, of Turlock.

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Related Topix: Turlock, CA, Modesto, CA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Modesto police recover assault weapons while serving search warrant

In a southwest Modesto home Monday, officers recovered two assault weapons, a handgun, a silencer and several high-capacity magazines for the assault weapons.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA

The Modesto Bee

'Nightwalk' aims to reduce gun violence in west Modesto

Organizer Adriana Hernandez-Garcia and event logistics leader Ricardo Garcia are pictured on Monday afternoon at the office of Congregations Building Community which is organizing a night walk through west Modesto this coming Friday.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA, Stockton, CA, Fresno, CA

The Modesto Bee

Filing opens for city, school races

Candidate filing has started for several city council, school board and health board seats up for election in Stanislaus County on Nov. 4. Interested people have until Aug. 8 to enter a race, or Aug. 13 if the incumbent is not running.

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

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Dirk Verdoorn explains wet weather around NorCal

LET'S GET STRAIGHT TO DIRK VERDOORN ON WHAT IS HAPPENING NOW. THAT WEATHER STILL CONTINUING ON THE SOUTH SHORE OF LAKE TAHOE.

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Related Topix: Weather, Sacramento County, CA, Cameron Park, CA, Pollock Pines, CA

The Modesto Bee

Best way to help English learners not as simple as the math

The Dual Language Academy will host an open house with Marla Conteh, newly hired as DLA administrator and Bret Harte Elementary School vice principal.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Modesto, CA, Fairview, CA, Bret Harte, CA

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

News & Notes

The Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday in the basement chamber of Tenth Street Place, at 1010 10th St., Modesto.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA, Salida, CA, Turlock, CA, Merced, CA

RecordNET

Drought takes toll on S.J. groundwater

Of the 288 wells studied by county officials in recent months, nearly all of them saw water levels decline this year - in one extreme case, by more than 10 feet.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, San Joaquin, CA, Stockton, CA, Lodi, CA

The Modesto Bee

Last day for fair fling

A new laser light show set to music by the Beatles will shine in the FoodMaxx Arena at 9 p.m. Fiesta Walnut Grove from 1:30 to 3 p.m.; Los Lucero's de Osborn from 3:30 to 5 p.m.; DJ Vargas & Karaoke from 6 to 7:30 p.m.; and Fiesta Mexicana from 8 to 9:30 p.m. 11:30 a.m. to midnight; park and ride free from California State University, Stanislaus , ... (more)

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Cal State Stanislaus, Turlock, CA, Hickman, CA, Waterford, CA

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