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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 $226,000 which is roughly $133/per square foot. More Modesto information.

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3 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Hotter days ahead in Modesto

The increase follows a few days of below-normal temperatures; Wednesday's high in Modesto was 85 degrees, according to the Modesto Irrigation District.

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7 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Fishermen, dog rescued from burning boat

Sheriff's Harbor Patrol officials say the men called for help Wednesday afternoon after their 24-foot powerboat caught fire and sent up a huge plume of smoke.

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12 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Naked thieves take burgers from SW Fla eatery

In fact, waitress Nancy Sansevieri is still laughing after police released surveillance video Wednesday showing the college-aged men - two naked and one clad in underwear - stealing 60 hamburgers from Doc's Beach House in Bonita Beach.

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14 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Fire season in West expected to get more intense

U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell said Wednesday that largely has been a matter of luck, with the hot, windy weather known as "red flag" days not lining up with the lighting strikes that start fires, particularly in California.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Arrest made after Turlock homeless man robbed twice

The victim reported the crimes Tuesday after the suspect threatened him with a knife and took his money for the second time in as many days near the area where he slept at Main and Center streets, according to police officer Mayra Lewis.

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The Modesto Bee

Big rig stuck on Turlock railroad tracks snarls downtown Modesto traffic

Burlington Northern Santa Fe operators stopped a freight train in Modesto after the big rig got stuck at the tracks at Daubenberger and Paulson roads in Turlock.

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The Modesto Bee

Catwoman, Joker and Harley Quinn turn out for Batman celebration in Modesto

Eight-year-old Isaias Fuentes has his photo taken with, from left, Harley Quinn , the Joker and Catwoman during the Batman Day event at Bonanza Books & Comics on McHenry Avenue on Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

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The Modesto Bee

Man charged in SF bomb case must remain jailed

A federal judge in San Francisco denied Ryan Chamberlain's request to transfer to a mental hospital so he can get psychiatric treatment.

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The Modesto Bee

Coroner: Heroin overdose killed Peaches Geldof

Coroner Roger Hatch said Wednesday that Geldof had taken a fatal dose after a period of trying to come off the drug.

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The Modesto Bee

George Harrison memorial tree killed by beetles

Councilman Tom LaBonge says the pine grew to more than 12 feet tall before succumbing to a bark beetle infestation.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Dog Walker Watch helps teach Modestans ways to prevent crime

Dozens of dogs and their human families turned out at the Modesto Dog Park on Tuesday evening to learn how to turn their daily walks into steps against crime.

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The Modesto Bee

Deputy shot, injured in Southern Calif. standoff

Department spokesman Albert Martinez says the deputy was one of many responding to an assault with a deadly weapon call in Moreno Valley on Tuesday afternoon when he was shot.

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The Modesto Bee

Vigil held to mark one year since Modesto man's death

It's been nearly a year since Modestan Frankie Vargas was killed in front of his home in an apparent case of mistaken identity.

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The Modesto Bee

Fire burns Los Angeles-area charter school

A Los Angeles County Fire Department spokesman says firefighters received the call at 2:21 p.m. Tuesday saying smoke and fire was showing through the roof of Animo High School in Inglewood.

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The Modesto Bee

Car fire spreads to used car dealership in Modesto, closing Crows Landing Road

A car fire spread to a used car dealership on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. What started out as a car fire spread to a used car dealership on Tuesday morning.

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The Modesto Bee

Library honors Billy Joel with US pop music prize

Librarian James Billington said Tuesday that the singer-songwriter whose hits include "Piano Man" and "Uptown Girl" will receive the prize in Washington in November.

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The Modesto Bee

Woman, 30, charged in San Francisco hotel slaying

The San Francisco Chronicle reports 30-year-old Lisa Heng was charged Monday and is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday afternoon.

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The Modesto Bee

MID considers customer ATMs, solar rebates, storage

Special ATMs would make it easier for people to pay their Modesto Irrigation District bills, says a proposal going before MID leaders Tuesday morning.

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The Modesto Bee

One teen killed, one hurt when car, bicycle collide in north Modesto

A Modesto police officer examines a bike involved in the accident. One teenager died and a second was seriously injured when their bicycle collided with a car in north Modesto, CA.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Woman whose kids drowned pleads guilty to felonies

U-T San Diego reports 28-year-old Tassie Behrens entered the plea Monday could get four years and seven months in prison when she's sentenced in September.

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