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Six hopefulls to vie for two city council seats
Local voters will choose from six Patterson City Council candidates vying for two seats in the Nov. 4 election. Current councilmembers Larry Buehner and Deborah Novelli want to keep their seats on ...
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Isa Norin High School, MNCC bring Japanese students to Patterson
Nine high school students and two teachers visited Patterson from Isa Norin, a special farming high school in Kagoshima on Japan’s island of Kyushu
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Patterson Fire Station 2’s State OES Type 1 engine assists in Junction Fire
The West Stanislaus Fire Protection District’s (WSFPD) State OES Type 1 engine returned to Patterson Fire Station 2 on Aug. 20 after assisting with the Junction Fire in Oakhurst. It had been back a...
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Identities of deceased released
The Stanislaus County Coroners' offiice released the identity information regarding the single vehicle rollover which occurred on Interstate 5 last night at 10:46 p.m. as well as for the single veh...
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Five dead in Monday evening car crashes
It was a sad night for folks on the West Side after a pair of separate solo vehicle crashes left a total of 5 dead and one in critical condition. The first of the two occurred at around 7:30 p.m. M...
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West Nile virus found in Patterson
Turlock Mosquito Abatement District officials confirmed today that a dead crow found in Patterson last week tested positive for the deadly West Nile virus. Patterson’s Angelo Bermudez discovered th...
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City Manager Rod Butler says goodbye; Business Challenge announced
by Elias Funez
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
The Stanislaus Business Alliance Small Business Development Center (SBDC) announced that they will be holding their first ever Stanislaus Innovation Challenge during Tuesday evening’s regularly sch...
Four candidates to vie for Mayoral seat
by PI Staff
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Four local candidates—current Mayor Luis Molina, and challengers Ralph Arredondo, Dominic Farinha and Sheree Lustgarten—have decided to run for Mayor of Patterson. Voters will choose who will lead ...
Jim Groft pitches school resource chaplain to board of trustees
by Nathan Duckworth
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Senior Chaplain Jim Groft was invited by Patterson Joint Unified School District (PJUSD) Superintendent Philip Alfano during the regular board of trustees meeting Aug. 18. Groft is a retired educat...
Neighborhood watch group strives to inform, unite community
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Residents within the city of Patterson have been utilizing a popular new Facebook page that aims to keep one another informed about criminal and suspicious activities in the city with the help of t...
AutoZone hit by familiar commercial robber
by Elias Funez
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Patterson’s AutoZone auto parts store, located off of Highway 33, was robbed Tuesday evening, Aug. 19, at approximately 9 p.m., by a suspect who fits the same description of a person responsible fo...
Paint for Freedom raises awareness, donations
by Nathan Duckworth | Patterson Irrigator
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Paint for Freedom hosted an art gala at Patterson Covenant Church on Aug. 16, their third annual event to spread awareness about sex trafficking and slavery and to raise money for New Day for Child...
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