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9 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Turlock and county reach tentative agreement over garbage

Turlock upset the apple cart last year when it started sending its waste to a Merced County dump.

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Related Topix: Turlock, CA, Merced County, CA, Crows Landing, CA, Riverbank, CA, Hughson, CA

10 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Dry wells at Stanislaus homes triggering government action

There's a flurry of action on multiple fronts to address the spreading problem of domestic wells going dry in Stanislaus County: Rural homeowners are being encouraged to tell county officials if they're having well trouble so Stanislaus' dry spots can be mapped.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Modesto, CA, Waterford, CA

13 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Arrest made and two suspects sought in east Modesto home-invasion robbery

Investigators on Wednesday had arrested a woman and were looking for two men suspected of conspiring in a home-invasion robbery earlier this week in east Modesto.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA, Oakdale, CA

13 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Farm to Table Dinner showcases Stanislaus-grown food

A celebration of local food next week will start off with cantaloupe soup shooters, move on to beef from a county fair steer and end with cake made with Blue Diamond almonds.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Modesto, CA, Ceres, CA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Suspect in Burbank slaying in custody in California

Officials have located a murder suspect sought for the slaying of a Pasco man who was gunned down in Burbank in 2010.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

The Modesto Bee

Stanislaus supervisor calls for relief for residents with dry wells

Approved the rezoning of a 2-acre parcel for a Dollar General store on Fresno Avenue near Denair.

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Related Topix: Denair, CA, Oakdale, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, August, CA

The Modesto Bee

Most Wanted: Roberto Escalante, Failure to register as a sex offender

Escalante is wanted by the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department on suspicion of being out of compliance with sex offender registration requirements.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA

The Modesto Bee

Assyrians will rally Saturday to protest persecution of Christians in Iraq

Assyrians from Stanislaus County are helping organize a rally Saturday to protest the purge of Assyrian Christians from their Iraqi homeland by Islamic extremists.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Modesto, CA, Terrorism, Ceres, CA

RecordNET

Briefs -- Published July 28, 2014

Music in the Park in Mountain Ranch on Wednesday will feature the Lemon Hammer Band.

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Related Topix: Mountain Ranch, CA

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

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

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