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20 Arrested in Ceres, Modesto Probation Sweep

Aug 27, 2013
20 Arrested in Ceres, Modesto Probation Sweep

CERES—

Authorities say they arrested a total of 20 people in a probation sweep in the Ceres and Modesto area last week.

Law enforcement agencies carried out the operation. Ceres Police, Modesto Police, Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department deputies and probation …


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$315 Million Prison Plan would Avoid Any Releases, Brown Says

Aug 27, 2013
$315 Million Prison Plan would Avoid Any Releases, Brown Says

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California will not release a single inmate early to meet a court order to reduce prison crowding, Gov. Jerry Brown and top lawmakers pledged Tuesday.

Instead, the state plans to lease extra beds for inmates in


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Man Sentenced in Mother’s Stabbing Death

Aug 27, 2013
Man Sentenced in Mother’s Stabbing Death

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After pleading guilty to a second degree murder charge in July, 22-year-old Angelo Wright was sentenced to 16 years to life in prison for stabbing his mother to death.

Wright admitted to using a hunting knife in the 2011 …


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Astronaut Snaps Image of Rim Fire from ISS

Aug 27, 2013
Astronaut Snaps Image of Rim Fire from ISS

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NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg snapped a picture of the Rim Fire from aboard the International Space Station and posted it to her Twitter account Monday.

“Our orbit took us directly over California’s Rim Fire about an hour …


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Fairfield Woman Surrenders after Standoff with Police

Aug 27, 2013
Fairfield Woman Surrenders after Standoff with Police

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A Fairfield woman surrendered early Tuesday afternoon after a standoff with police ended tear gas.

Police say the woman reportedly threatened to kill the person whose apartment she was staying at. Throughout the night, the woman had been taking …


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Raising a Service Dog for People with Special Needs

Aug 27, 2013
Raising a Service Dog for People with Special Needs

Zohreen Adamjee talks to the folks from Pawsitive Dog Solutions about how you can help raise a puppy that will be given to a kid with special needs.



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A Unique Perspective on Just How Large the Rim Fire Has Gotten

Aug 27, 2013

Darren Peck uses cockpit video and 3D imagery to drive the fire home.



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Photos: Rim Fire

Aug 27, 2013

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Since starting Aug. 17, the Rim Fire has spread rapidly through the Stanislaus National Forest, becoming one of the largest wildfires in California’s history.



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Rim Fire Approaches 180,000 Acres as Containment Grows

Aug 27, 2013
Rim Fire Approaches 180,000 Acres as Containment Grows

rim fireTUOLUMNE COUNTY-

The Rim Fire had grown to nearly 180,000 acres by Tuesday morning, according to the National Forest Service, but firefighters have upped containment to 20 percent.

More than 3,600 firefighters are working to stop, or at least slow, …

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Newspaper owes Maloofs an apology

Aug 27, 2013

Are the Bee’s arena stories fair? That’s the remarkable question the newspaper’s executive editor, Joyce Terhaar, asks in a Sunday Forum piece. The answer is obviously a resounding “no.” The newspaper, in its news columns, editorials and columns, has banged … Continue reading

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