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Big Crowds, Happy Businesses Expected for Modesto’s X Fest

Aug 22, 2014
Big Crowds, Happy Businesses Expected for Modesto’s X Fest

MODESTO- Ticket sales are running ahead of schedule for the 15th annual X Fest in downtown Modesto. Up to 20,000 music fans are expected to watch 120 bands that have been booked. They range from hip hop to reggae, country, classic rock and pop bands. Hispanic performers will also be in the mix. Local...

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Critics of Highway 132 Bypass Raise Concerns over Property, Toxic Dirt

Aug 19, 2014
Critics of Highway 132 Bypass Raise Concerns over Property, Toxic Dirt

MODESTO- A recent meeting to discuss plans for a Highway 132 bypass of Maze Boulevard brought out concerned homeowners who expressed concerns from having their property bought by the state, to toxic dirt that will be used to build part of the project. The three mile bypass stretches from South Dakota Avenue to Highway...

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Dunkin’ Donuts to Open First Northern California Store Aug. 26

Aug 15, 2014
Dunkin’ Donuts to Open First Northern California Store Aug. 26

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Pretty soon, many in Modesto will be “running on Dunkin’”, when a Dunkin’ Donuts opens this month.

The East Coast coffee chain is opening their first Northern California location on August 26 at 1320 Standiford Avenue in Modesto.

During …


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Mountain Lion Sighted in Modesto Neighborhood

Jul 16, 2014
Mountain Lion Sighted in Modesto Neighborhood

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A mountain lion was spotted running through a Modesto neighborhood, and is still on the loose.

Tuesday night around 11, Modesto Police got a call about a mountain lion sighting near Crows Landing Road and Whitmore Avenue. Then about …


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3 Teens Die in Fiery Car Crash in Modesto

Apr 25, 2014
3 Teens Die in Fiery Car Crash in Modesto

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A car slammed into a tree in a Modesto home’s front yard, killing all three teens inside. Officers now say the car was reported stolen a few hours before the crash.

Thursday night, just before midnight, the 16-year-old girl …


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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 …


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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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