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StarDate: Ceres, The Watery Asteroid

Ceres is the solar system’s largest asteroid — a big ball of rock and ice about 600 miles wide, orbiting the Sun between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. But astronomers recently discovered that Ceres is probably behaving a bit like a comet: some of its ice is vaporizing in the heat of the Sun.

05/02/2014

Ceres Auto Body Shop

Former SF Man Found Dead In Auto Shop Freezer; His Husband Charged With Murder

A man found dead in the freezer of an abandoned Central Valley auto shop was married to the man charged with killing him, authorities said.

04/27/2014

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Central Valley Man First Reported Death From Heat Wave

A 77-year-old man was found dead in his mobile home amid triple-digit temperatures in California’s San Joaquin Valley in the first reported death blamed on a weeklong statewide heat wave, authorities said Wednesday.

07/03/2013

Hands hold bag of crystal methamphetamine and pipe

$2.6 Million In Meth Found In Central Valley Home

Officials with a Central California drug task force say they’ve seized hundreds of pounds of methamphetamine in a raid of a San Joaquin Valley home.

05/08/2013

A man jumped through the small hole in the top of an old septic tank to hide from Stanislaus County Sheriff’s deputies. (CBS)

Man Jumps Into Septic Tank To Hide From Stanislaus County Deputies

A Ceres man is undergoing a mental evaluation after running from deputies, jumping into a septic tank and refusing to come out, according to officials.

07/31/2012

Ceres teens seen fighting while a mother allegedly videotapes.

Central Valley Mom Caught On Video Encouraging Son’s Fight

Police in Central California have arrested a woman who was seen and heard on a YouTube video egging on her young son to batter another boy.

CBS San Francisco–03/23/2011

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