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2 hrs ago | RecordNET

Program helps residents fight home loss, eviction

A legal clinic to assist homeowners and tenants in San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday at 8338 West Lane, Suite 101, Stockton.

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Related Topix: San Joaquin County, CA, Stockton, CA, Non-Profit

6 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

Primer seeks to help businesses prevent ADA lawsuits

Businesses throughout Stanislaus County are being warned about drive-by lawsuits from attorneys and disabled people alleging that the companies aren't wheelchair-friendly.

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

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Stanislaus County hopes to seek funding for groundwater efforts

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

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

The Modesto Bee

Testimony reveals details in Modesto man's shooting death

Testimony on Monday revealed some of the details involved in the shooting death of a 30-year-old man whose body found three years ago along a rural road north of Modesto.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Modesto, CA

The Modesto Bee

Stanislaus sheriff's personnel records sealed in wrongful-death lawsuit

Both sides in an ongoing wrongful-death lawsuit stemming from the 2012 Modesto slayings of a locksmith and deputy sheriff agree to keep under wraps the personnel records of Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department employees involved in the case.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA

Merced Sun-Star

Around the Region

Regional rummage sale hosted by St. Paul's, Christ the King, Potter's House, Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts and TOPS.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA

The Modesto Bee

Modesto traffic stop turns into in chase, crash, search

According to Modesto Police spokeswoman Heather Graves, the incident started at 1:22 a.m. when an officer tried to stop a 2012 Toyota Camry at Paradise Road and Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. The car took off, leading police in a short chase down Morgan Road before officers called it off after losing sight of the vehicle.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Fresno, CA

The Modesto Bee

Waterford man convicted for death of girlfriend's infant daughter

A Waterford man has been convicted and sentenced to 12 years in prison for the death of his girlfriend's 3-month-old daughter about eight years ago.

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Related Topix: Waterford, CA, Oakdale, CA

The Modesto Bee

Sylvan school board looks at splitting district into trustee areas

The Sylvan Union School District is asking for voter input on how best to split the district into five trustee areas on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., August, CA, Modesto, CA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Battle of the Bands

Black Jack Rockin Blues Band singer Kent Gonzales performs during the drug awareness event, "Just Say No, Battle of the Bands", at the Modesto Elks Lodge in Modesto Calif., on Sunday July 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA, Family, Kids

Merced Sun-Star

Monday Q&A: Modesto heading toward bicycle-friendly

John F. Gerling's bicycle sat in his garage gathering dust for many years, until about a decade ago when he entered a 60-mile bike ride for charity.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA, Davis, CA

The Modesto Bee

Rural Turlock man questioned after neighbors' travel trailer burns

The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department reported that a rural Turlock man was arrested on suspicion of arson after his tenants' home burned to the ground Sunday.

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Related Topix: Turlock, CA, Fire, Denair, CA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Lend A Hand: Volunteer opportunities in the Modesto region

Volunteers 18 and older for several opportunities ranging from set up, parking, tickets, hospitality, etc.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA, Ripon, CA, Family, Painting, Arts, Kids

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Modesto may not bring home the bacon

A longtime Modesto meat processor and distributor that employs more than 100 workers is considering expanding its business and creating scores of new jobs – but the growth may not happen here.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA, Life, Food, Pork, Meat, Boulevard, CA

The Modesto Bee

Farm Beat: Peach crop in Stanislaus County has shrunk from heyday

Last Sunday, this paper had an ad about the 50th anniversary of Mistlin Honda, an institution on the North McHenry auto row.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Modesto, CA, Life, Fruits, Food, Napa, CA

RecordNET

Delta Charter Schools to hold offer online classes for adults

Delta Charter Schools announced this week that it will partner with three other agencies to offer an adult school online.

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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

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