Bob’s Take-N-Bake under new ownership

When Julie Wiggs made the decision to sell her Ceres pizzeria she had no intention of selling the family name and the secret recipes to Bob’s Take-N-Bake pizzas. But when a family member saw the business for sale on social media, she called her cousin and told her they wanted a piece of the pie.… Keep Reading

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Fall heat wave bringing California more fire danger

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California's siege of wildfires has significantly quieted but forecasters warned Tuesday that a fall heat wave will bring back high fire danger this week. Red Flag warnings were to go into effect in much of Northern California before dawn Wednesday due to high pressure producing hot and dry conditions with offshore… Keep Reading

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Stanislaus County moves into Red Tier

Stanislaus County has been given the approval by the California Department of Public Health to move down one tier in the Blueprint for a Safer Economy, clearing the path for businesses to expand operations or in some instances reopen their doors. Stanislaus County was able to move to the Red Tier because it met the… Keep Reading


MODESTO, CALIFORNIA, U.S., October 13, 2020 / -- According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there will be 1.8 million software-related job openings in the next decade. With American universities producing only 65,000 computer science graduates each year, the ever-tightening tech labor market is expected to push salaries even higher. Many software jobs already… Keep Reading

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Auction Outreach Beyond the Block

It's no question the livestock and agricultural industries have seen the importance of community sacrifice and spirit in 2020. A global pandemic, economic market swings and unexpected natural disasters continue to challenge rural livelihoods. But much like the livestock they raise or the crops they cultivate, ag communities continue to prove resilient. Livestock auctions have… Keep Reading

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New Stanislaus County Nonprofit Grants

COVID-19 pandemic has created a crisis for local arts, cultural, and youth-serving organizations. The public health requirements for safely operating these programs present numerous challenges to nonprofit financial models and affect the design, nature and scale of youth and arts/culture programs. Considering these challenges and because of the vital role played by these nonprofits, the… Keep Reading

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October 9, 2020: Pumpkin Stand on Highway 132, Ceres Schools Re-Open

Ceres schools may reopen next month Ceres Unified School District has a plan in place to re-open its elementary campuses for in-person learning. Teachers, staff and families were notified last Friday by Superintendent Scott Siegel. To allow for social distancing, a hybrid schedule will be used to minimize the number of students on campus at… Keep Reading

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New Stanislaus cases at four-week high. Latest on TK-6

Stanislaus County had 82 new cases of the coronavirus Thursday, the most in four weeks, and its death toll rose by two to 381. The data from the county Health Services Agency came just two days after Tuesday’s report of just eight new cases, the fewest since June 1. Thursday’s figure was the most since the 88… Keep Reading

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