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2 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star
Wizzer, the gray fox who lives at Applegate Zoo, licks zookeeper Donna McDowell inside his enclosure on Thursday.
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6 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee
The man accused of killing Korey Kauffman appeared briefly in court Thursday; the district attorney still hasn't decided what punishment to pursue against him.
6 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee
Jury deliberations have been postponed for two weeks in the Stanislaus County trial of a man accused of shooting to death his girlfriend.
9 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee
Theatre student Nick DeSimone assists with the lighting as workers put the finishing touches on the set for "Twelfth Night", this year's Shakespeare Under the Stars production at California State University, Stanislaus in Turlock on Wednesday, April 23, 2014.
10 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper
California's political-ethics panel Thursday unanimously approved a $40,000 money-laundering penalty against state Sen. Tom Berryhill , agreeing with an administrative law judge's recommended decision that the Twain Harte Republican committed "serious and deliberate" violations of campaign-finance rules.
11 hrs ago | The Jewish News Weekly
Jamie Simon-Harris will welcome a new camper to Camp Tawonga this summer: her 4-month-old son, Ezra.
17 hrs ago | AlertNet
Low-pathogenic avian influenza, a disease known as bird flu, has been detected on a California quail farm earlier this month, and Russia has announced a ban on California poultry imports due to the ailment's outbreak in the state.
21 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency
Hong Kong's Food Safety Department has banned imports of poultry and poultry products from a county in US state of California, Xinhua news agency reported.
A dozen 2014 Stanislaus County Teachers of the Year finalists will be honored and four county winners will be announced at a Rotary luncheon May 6. This is the 16th year that Modesto Rotary and the Stanislaus County Office of Education have joined efforts to honor teachers.
The Stanislaus County sheriff's bomb squad was called to a drug bust in northeast Modesto when officers found homemade fireworks in the house.
The disease known as bird flu has been found on a quail farm in California, prompting countries including Russia to ban poultry shipments from the state.
Saturday night Jim Anderson and the Rebels are climbing aboard the stage of Pacifica Performances to deliver: "A Tribute to Early Elvis & His Music."
A Waterford man accused of murder on Tuesday pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of voluntary manslaughter in the drowning of his girlfriend's 18-month-old daughter six years ago.
Suspects believed to have fled on foot from a vehicle in an orchard off Clark Road near Blue Gum in Modesto, Ca.
Stanislaus County's unemployment rate edged up to 13.6 percent in March, which was 0.3 percent more than the previous month.
Turlock is among the many entities around the state that are looking to change from at-large elections, which critics say do not provide enough representation to Latinos.