What's New At The California State Fair In 2016?
Mandatory Retirements Mean Smaller Police Force For California State FairWhen the fair kicks off on Friday, there will only be 113 seasonal officers on staff, 25 fewer than last year.
California State Fair Ends With Reported Violence For Second Time In Three YearsBoth incidents may be tied to videos showing a chaotic scene and violence inside the Cal Expo gates on Sunday.
Drone Racing Championships Draw 120 Pilots To California State FairThe first of its kind competition drew 120 quadcopter pilots to Bonney Field on Thursday vying for a $25,000 prize.
Fire Burns Near California State FairAbout 20 units are responding to the fire, which is putting up smoke near the California State Fair. Winds from the south potentially could move the smoke over the Cal Expo fairgrounds.
Why Does Stanislaus County Hold Fair At Same Time As California State Fair?Organizers say they do not believe they're in competition with the state fair, but the county fair does have one thing that's much bigger than what the state fair has to offer.
Mild Weather Could Bring Hot Attendance To California State FairThe 162nd California State Fair got off to a surprisingly mild start in terms of weather on Friday. With temperatures in the low 80s, it fit this year’s fair motto—The Best.
Mild Temperatures Have California State Fair Officials Optimistic On AttendanceNew exhibits, including Minds In Motion, are meant to educate kids and adults about science and wildlife.
5 Things To Check Off Your To-Do List This Memorial Day WeekendMemorial Day Weekend is the perfect time to get a jump on the summer to do list.
California State Fair Sees Highest Attendance Since 2008It’s a fair to remember. Nearby fires and record-high temperatures couldn’t keep California State Fairgoers away as the annual event reached attendance not seen in the last six years.
Bulletproof Vests Donated To Galt K9 OfficersGalt K9 officers Hunter and Jax are receiving new, custom-made, ballistic vests - after Special Olympics athlete – and close friend of the police department – Karissa Krater donated about $2,500 to “Cover Your K9” to help make the lifesaving equipment available.
Thieves Targeting California State Fair Parking Lots For Catalytic ConvertersSince the fair opened 12 days ago, 11 cars have had their catalytic converters stolen. Vehicles sitting higher off the ground have been targeted, as it’s easier for thieves to get underneath and out quickly.

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