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Dunkin’ Donuts expanding to Central Valley and Sierra Foothills in “next several years”

Dunkin’ Donuts expanding to Central Valley and Sierra Foothills in “next several years”

“More Than 150 Standalone Dunkin’ Donuts Planned for California over Next Several Years; Company Continues to Recruit Qualified Operators for Growth in the Golden State” Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with existing franchise group, Sizzling Donuts, LLC, for 46...

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Future of Wood Colony Discussed at Modesto City Council Meeting

Jan 29, 2014

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Modesto council chambers, normally empty on Tuesday nights, were instead full of passionate farm families desperate to save Wood Colony from becoming a business park.

That is a consideration in the council’s long-term view for the city and one …


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Downed Power Lines Complicate Efforts to Douse Mobile Home Fire

Jan 28, 2014
Downed Power Lines Complicate Efforts to Douse Mobile Home Fire

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Downed power lines complicated firefighting efforts at a mobile home that went up in smoke Tuesday morning, fire officials say.

According to a release from the Modesto Regional Fire Authority, units from Modesto and Ceres Fire showed up near …


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Modesto Farmers Rally to Save Wood Colony from Development

Jan 27, 2014

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A plan to develop coveted farmland into coveted real estate is being met with heavy resistance from Wood Colony-area farmers.

Jake Wenger, a fourth generation farmer, says people were settling in Wood Colony – a “green paradise” of farmland …


Sacramento Vegetable Gardening
A Place for Linus

A Place for Linus

Pumpkin Squash Flowers-Bird Back 40I can feel it, can you? There's a shade of darkness in my morning sunshine. The days are getting shorter. There's still no identifiable "chill" in the air, but still I get that idea that things are changing. Fall is m...

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What a Bonanza!

What a Bonanza!

Joe StarkeyYou know it's getting close to football season when I title a post: "What a Bonanza!" The signature call of play-by-play broadcaster Joe Starkey, it's something I get to hear a lot of thanks to my Cal Bear grad wife and the fact that DirecTV...

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Video: Ex-Modesto police officer apologizes to family and community, not victim

May 4, 2013
Video: Ex-Modesto police officer apologizes to family and community, not victim

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Ex-Modesto Police Officer Lee Gaines, sent an email to Fox 40 Saturday apologizing to his family, friends, and the Modesto community. Absent from his statement was an apology to the victims of the sex crimes he committed while …


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Two Shot at Party in Modesto

Apr 21, 2013
Two Shot at Party in Modesto

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Stanislaus County Sheriff’s deputies say an argument at a party attended by both adults and children escalated to two men being shot Saturday evening.

One man later died at the hospital.

Investigators say an SUV stopped in front of …


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Video: Modestans run in honor of Boston Marathon victims

Apr 18, 2013
Video: Modestans run in honor of Boston Marathon victims

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In light of the Boston tragedy, hundreds of Modestans strapped on their tennis shoes Thursday and decided to run three miles in memory of the three lives lost at the Boston marathon.

It all happened at Dry Creek Park, …


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Video: 13-year-old hero saves boy, 8, from attempted kidnapping

Apr 16, 2013
Video: 13-year-old hero saves boy, 8, from attempted kidnapping

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Marisa Martinez, 13, is being hailed a hero for saving an 8-year-old boy from being kidnapped.

“I was pretty scared at first, but I knew I had to go and save him,” said Martinez.

On Sunday, Martinez and two …


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