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4 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Lend A Hand: Volunteer opportunities in the Modesto region

Volunteers 18 and older are needed July 19 to help drive families from Modesto to the state park and back for a youth outing.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

RecordNET

Mosquito and Vector Control District has busy day of spraying planned

Increased mosquito activity and the risk of them carrying the West Nile virus means the San Joaquin County Mosquito and Vector Control District has a very busy day planned, spraying to try to kill adult mosquitoes.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, San Joaquin County, CA, Stockton, CA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Stanislaus County Fair set to open with flurry of fun

It's Modesto Bee night at the fair. Free gifts to the first 1,000 guests. Bring in two canned food items, which will be donated to United Samaritans, and get $2 off an adult admission.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA, Beer, Drink, Turlock, CA

The Modesto Bee

Rocker Joan Jett carries on with 'Unvarnished' material

Joan Jett and the Blackhearts play the Stanislaus County Fair on July 19. Pictured playing Jimmy Kimmel Live in August 2013.

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Related Topix: Joan Jett, Pop/Rock, The Runaways, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Cal State Stanislaus

The Modesto Bee

City kids thrive in 4-H through Turlock group

He is a member of the 4-H club at Westside Ministries, which serves a largely low-income part of Turlock.

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Related Topix: Turlock, CA, Family, Kids, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Vegetables, Home Gardening, Home

Merced Sun-Star

Statewide water restrictions could be on tap

A resident waters their yard during the restricted time of noon-7pm in Modesto Calif., on Thursday June 3, 2014.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA, California, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Newman, CA

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

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