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Interactive map shows how much home values are rising in every Stanislaus County community

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Home sale prices are dropping throughout much of California. Stanislaus County, so far, is one of the exceptions.

The median home value in the Modesto region is up around 7% this year, according to fresh data from Zillow.

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KB Home Announces the Grand Opening of Les Chateaux, Its Latest New-Home Community in Turlock, California

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KB Home announces the grand opening of Les Chateaux, its latest new-home community in Turlock, California. (Photo: Business Wire)

TURLOCK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KB Home (NYSE: KBH) today announced the grand opening of Les Chateaux, the homebuilder’s newest community of ranch-style homes situated in the charming city of Turlock, California. The new neighborhood is located on East Tuolumne Road just off Highway 99, providing easy access to downtown Turlock, Modesto and the Central Valley’s major employment centers. The new community is close to shopping, dining and entertainment as well as several parks for family friendly activities. Les Chateaux is also just a short drive to the Sierra Nevada Mountains and Yosemite National Park, which offer year-round outdoor recreation.

The desirable new homes at Les Chateaux showcase attractive design characteristics like spacious kitchens overlooking large great rooms, expansive bedroom suites with walk-in closets, and ample storage space. The community’s single-story floor plans include up to six bedrooms and four baths, and range in size from approximately 1,700 to 2,900 square feet. The new community is also zoned for the Denair Unified School District.

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Fresno woman who was in coronavirus quarantine shares experience

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FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A Fresno woman who has spent the last month in quarantine is back home with her daughter.

Della Metzler was enjoying her vacation with her sister in Japan when a coronavirus outbreak seized their Diamond Princess cruise ship in early February.

Her sister, 81-year-old Sally Oberst, was one of the 46 infected Americans on board, forced to stay and recover in Japanese hospitals.

Metzler never tested positive for the virus, but health officials mistook her COPD symptoms for the coronavirus.

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