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Stanislaus residents race to get well permits

A line in the staff report that accompanies the proposed groundwater ordinance on Tuesday’s Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors meeting agenda says that when the new well-drilling rules eventually get approved, they’ll be “retroactive to Nov. 25, 2014, to prevent a race to obtain permits before the effective date of the ordinance.” Too late for that.

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Low-income housing in Hickman to bust stereotypes

A representative for Modesto developer Wendell Naraghi said he will present plans for 60 low-income duplex units at a community meeting in Hickman next month and attempt to dispel myths about affordable housing. Project Manager Wayne Bruns said the housing will be designed and maintained to bust the stereotypes about low-income projects.

 

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Local medical residencies are interviewing candidates

With all of the people enrolling in insurance and Medi-Cal through health care reform, it seems that local hospitals and clinics could use more doctors. At this time of year, we see a lot of medical school graduates in town to compete for training opportunities with the Valley Consortium for Medical Education.