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Around Town: Bullfights, Baile Folklorico, Sept. 11 memorial
Gustine's bloodless bullfights were put on Sept. 15, Baile Folklorico of Walnut Grove performed on the 12th and a Patriot Day ceremony is held in Veterans' Park.
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Multi-agency training conducted in Diablo Range
A group of Stanislaus County Sheriffs, Cal-Fire, and West Stanislaus Fire Protection District firefighters filled the briefing room at Patterson’s Fire Station No. 2 Monday to deal with a threateni...
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Chinese teachers visit Patterson, Modesto
Less than a month after Patterson High School welcomed Japanese students and educators for a week-long visit, three Chinese teachers toured Patterson Joint Unified School District on Sept. 16, obse...
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Students recognized for improved attendance
During the annual Student Attendance Review Board report at the Sept. 15 school board meeting, Shawn Posey recognized and awarded certificates to three students for their remarkable improvement in ...
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Events: Sept. 18 through 27, 2014
Upcoming events in the Patterson are for the 18th, 19th, 20th and 27th.
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Fiestas Patrias event cancelled, City of Patterson provides an official response
The fourth annual installment of downtown Patterson's Fiestas Patrias event has been cancelled. The annual one day music and cultural event was originally scheduled to occur Saturday September 20, ...
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PJUSD opens doors at new professional development center
by Nathan Duckworth | Patterson Irrigator
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
The Patterson Joint Unified School District celebrated the grand opening of its professional development center on Sept. 4. While the center’s primary purpose is professional training, it is design...
Yosemite fires force evacuations, trail closures
by Elias Funez
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
A wildfire believed to have been caused by a lightning strike in the remote backcountry of Yosemite National Park quickly got out of control on the afternoon of Sunday, Sept. 7 when strong winds fa...
So who are they?
by Fire Chief Steven Hall | For the Patterson Irrigator
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
I mentioned in a previous column the need to support our volunteer firefighters—locally, state and nation-wide. Supporting them involves so much more than just attending the annual pancake breakfas...
Remembering Walter Rea Sr.
by Elias Funez
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Those who knew Walter Rea may remember many things about his time here as a community member in Patterson. He was a local farmer, wrote a book called “The White Lie” and distributed pink boxes full...
Patterson resident performs at 2014 Valley’s Got Talent
by Nathan Duckworth | Patterson Irrigator
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Pattersonite Jelani Brown, a rapper, violinist and stage actor, was a finalist in the Instrumental Talent category of the 2014 Valley's Got Talent competition for his violin arrangement of “Oh, Fre...
Around Town: Supermoon
by Elias Funez
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Monday evening saw the last of three supermoons for 2014. Pictured is the still impressively large moon rising over Turlock Tuesday night. Silhouetted in front are the Sierra Nevada mountains.
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