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    Our Views: Who wouldn’t want to be part of Modesto?

    Nineteen people think the city of Modesto is nice enough, promising enough and innovative enough to want to manage it. We think they’re onto something.

    Friday, August 29, 2014 at 4:56 PM

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    On Campus: Commerce-campus collaboration a Common theme

    This school year’s catch word seems to be collaboration. Expect to hear it over and over as teachers team up, students do group work and districts weigh ways to bring citizen input into the budgeting process. But collaboration does not alw...

    Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 8:35 PM

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    Junior colleges open doors this week, adding classes online and at high schools

    After years of turning away students, Modesto Junior College started its fall semester this week with some empty seats and enrollment still open on its two campuses and at area high schools. Columbia College also kicked off the school year, busy...

    Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 8:15 PM

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    Newman kicks off Fall Festival with high-stepping fashion show

    Newman ladies of all ages sashayed down the runway – twirling, sauntering and selling it with a smile – for the annual Soroptimist fashion show kicking off the Newman Fall Festival that runs through Labor Day.

    Sunday, August 24, 2014 at 10:24 PM

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    Man travels with his mules spreading message to protect land

    John Sears travels with his longtime four-legged companions Little Burro, 25, and Lady, 35, and prefers to be called A Mule, posting his news and views online. He left Modesto on Sunday, on his way to San Francisco.

    Sunday, August 24, 2014 at 9:04 PM

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    Sex assault, drunk drivers tied to X-Fest keep law enforcement busy

    At this year’s X-Fest, a woman fended off a sexual attack and police responded to two reports of couples fighting, but otherwise the street party of roughly 17,000 led to only a smattering of arrests and citations, most linked to being dru...

    Sunday, August 24, 2014 at 8:37 PM

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    Stanislaus County teachers test themselves, take summer jobs

    Teachers who took assignments rather than giving them out this summer will bring new know-how back to the classroom this year, fresh links of book learning and job skills, and, many said, a renewed sense of purpose. The 35, most high school teac...

    Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 11:29 AM

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    Stanislaus State fall semester to kick off

    California State University, Stanislaus, kicks off its fall semester Thursday, looking toward wider exposure for the arts, a new fundraising campaign and the imminent arrival of nearly 9,000 students.

    Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 7:16 PM

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    Nan Austin: A glimpse at how classrooms have changed with Common Core

    These first weeks of school, reporter Nan Austin has been seeking out Common Core lessons to watch and get a feel for what has changed. Here are some notes that never made it into the stories.

    Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 6:12 PM

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    Turlock fifth-grade teacher wins national award for environmental science education

    Bret Sutterley, who teaches fifth grade at Walnut Elementary School in Turlock, was one of 17 teachers awarded the 2014 Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Education by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

    Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 4:50 PM

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