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Former Ceres man gets star on Graffiti Walk of Fame

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Bob Rose, a 35-year resident of Ceres now living in Turlock, was named a 2022 “Legend of the Cruise” and his name placed on the Modesto Historic Cruise Route and Walk of Fame during Wednesday’s Graffiti event in front of the Tenth Street Plaza in Modesto.

Rose, a 1973 Downey High School graduate, has been a car enthusiast since a teen watching his father work on cars. He accepted the award and said it was a big honor.

“I just kind of fell in love with cars,” said Rose, who lived in Ceres from 1979 to 2014. “I built my first car at 22 years old. I’ve had several of them, I’m building one right now. I’m in between stages right now.”

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Hughson, Keyes school employees to be honored by state

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Two local school employees are moving on to represent Stanislaus County in the California Department of Education’s statewide recognition program for those who go above and beyond for their schools.

Hughson Unified School District Maintenance, Operations and Transportation worker Sal Ramirez and Keyes Union School District Student Support Specialist Susan Hanson were honored on Jan. 22 as two of 28 honorees during the Stanislaus County Office of Education’s 13th annual “Employees Making a Difference” ceremony, which recognizes outstanding classified (non-supervisory) education employees throughout the county.

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