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Look-into-this restaurant menu and their special dish in Merced, CA

in business/Food/News

"Toni's Courtyard Café is a pleasant dining experience that is hidden gem located in the middle of Merced, CA. There are many of options on the menu, making it ideal for any brunch lover:

  • Eggs Benedict
  • Fluffy Giant Pancakes
  • Gourmet Sandwiches
  • Mediterranean Chicken Salad
  • Crustless Quiche with Grilled Veggies

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As cartels distribute killer drug, clinic workers aim to reduce demand in Stanislaus County

in Community/Health/News

About 90% percent of new admits at the Aegis drug treatment clinic in Modesto test positive for fentanyl, a drug that’s driving a fatal overdose crisis in the United States. That’s a dramatic shift since the COVID-19 pandemic, a clinic spokesman said.

The office on McHenry Avenue once was commonly known as “the methadone clinic,” where adults hooked on heroin or prescription painkillers received medication assistance to reduce cravings for the drugs.

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Worth trying donut of this place in Gustine, CA

in business/Food/News

It's not your normal donut shop. It's tucked away on the corner of 3rd Avenue, across from Parreira's auto repair shop in Gustine. This hidden gem in the area has become a favorite very quickly. It has a wide range of sweet and spicy foods. On their menu, you can find a tasty mix of:

  • Donut Variety: Classic glazed, chocolate frosted, and unique flavors like maple bacon.

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Teamsters, CSU locked in negotiations amid impasse

in Community/News

More than 20 members of the Teamsters union and their supporters huddled at the busy corner of Turlock’s university circle for a one-day strike last Tuesday.

As part of a statewide strike of over 1,000 union members, they held up picket signs and banged sticks onto buckets as passing cars honked.

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Your guide to the numerous Christmas parades, tree lightings and more across Modesto region

in Events/Fun/News

Goodbye Thanksgiving, hello Christmas — and by that, we mean pretty much immediately.

Communities across the Modesto and Mother Lode regions begin celebrating the yuletide season the day right after many of us stuff ourselves with turkey and dressing.

There are a pair of events set for that Friday, with plenty more festivals, parades, tree lightings and other events planned through the rest of November and well into December.

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Solar panels will cut water loss from canals in Gila River Indian Community

in Environment/News/technology

In a move that may soon be replicated elsewhere, the Gila River Indian Community recently signed an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to put solar panels over a stretch of irrigation canal on its land south of Phoenix.

It will be the first project of its kind in the United States to actually break ground, according to the tribe’s press release.

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Homeless: Pastor Dan’s Modesto Ministry of Food and Prayer

in Community/News

Years ago, Dan Lempenau was attending church when he had an epiphany. “This isn’t what Jesus is about,” he thought. “Jesus is about caring for the poor.” Since that time, some fifteen years now, “Pastor Dan” has been feeding homeless people in local Modesto Parks three days a week, day after day, week after week, rain or shine. His ministry features Bible lessons for those who wish to listen, but there are no requirements, and there is no judgment. 

Continue reading on The Valley Citizen

Puppies in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in modesto, CA?

in Animals/Community/News

Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around modesto.

Animal shelters and pet rescue groups work hard to care for unhoused pets and connect them to loving homes.

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Another pedestrian dies, days after Modesto police announce grant for new safety efforts

in Accident/Community/News

A male pedestrian died Saturday after being struck on McHenry Avenue about midblock between Sylvan and Woodrow avenues, the Modesto Police Department reported.

The crash occurred about 7:20 p.m., according to a Modesto Fire Department incident summary. Emergency responders found the man down in the road, suffering major injuries. He was taken to a medical center, where he died.

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Weekly Safety Report: Shootout, Attack, and Robbery Shake Turlock, California

in Community/News/Safety

This week in Turlock, California, several incidents occurred that raised concerns for public safety. These incidents include a reported shootout between two men, an attack on an elderly man outside a candy store, and an armed robbery during a meeting to sell a gaming console.

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