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RIDE-HAILING APPS

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - When Hesky Kutscher needed to get across town, he didn't call a taxi. He tapped a smartphone app called Lyft, which allows users to request car rides.

February 03, 2013 | | State


New threat to prime farmland: Rapidly growing solar projects

FRESNO (AP) - There's a land rush of sorts going on across the nation's most productive farming region, but these buyers don't want to grow crops. They want to plant solar farms.

February 03, 2013 | | State


Gay, Latino groups forge immigration alliance to gain legal status for illegals

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - As a gay Mexican immigrant living in the United States illegally, Alex Aldana acutely understands his double-minority status. Not only does he fear deportation, he can't seek citizenship by marrying a partner because the federal government doesn't recognize same-sex marriages.

February 03, 2013 | | State


School turnarounds prompt community backlash in low-income neighborhoods

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The federal government's push for drastic reforms at chronically low achieving schools has led to takeovers by charter operators, overhauls of staff and curriculum, and even school shutdowns across the country.

February 03, 2013 | | State


Police canvassing area where girl was found dead

FAIRFIELD (AP) - Fairfield police investigators were on the streets early Sunday canvassing the neighborhood near the park where a 13-year-old girl was found dead, a police spokesman said.

February 03, 2013 | | State


Police investigate mistreatment claims at Roseville academy

ROSEVILLE (AP) - Claims by students at an expensive Northern California basketball academy of mistreatment at the school is leading to a search for more possible victims, authorities said.

February 03, 2013 | | State


Hundreds watch as power plant imploded

CHULA VISTA (AP) - In a matter of minutes, a hulking power plant that loomed over San Diego Bay since the late 1950s was demolished Saturday, to make way for a city park.

February 03, 2013 | | State


Police find homicide victim in fire

SACRAMENTO . (AP) - Police say a 32-year-old man found dead after a fire in a Sacramento apartment was a victim of a homicide.

February 03, 2013 | | State


209 news briefs

• MURPHYS MAN KILLS SONS, THEN HIMSELF: MURPHYS (AP) - Authorities say a man in the tiny Sierra Nevada community of Murphys has shot and killed his two teenage sons, then killed himself.

February 03, 2013 | | State


Young Mantecan dancer battles bone cancer

Destiny Herrera is looking to kick cancer in the butt.

February 02, 2013 | | NEWS


Gun violence subject for Tea Party forum Thursday

Manteca Police Chief Nick Obligacion and Elite Arms and Supply owner Robert Davis will discuss the balance and bounds of Second Amendment rights with the need to reduce gun violence during a forum on Thursday, Feb. 7.

February 02, 2013 | Bulletin staff reports | NEWS


Rina’s Run now half marathon

The 6th annual Rina's Run will take a bit longer to complete this year.

February 02, 2013 | Bulletin staff report | Ripon News


A fashion show to go nuts over on Thursday

Forget Paris, Milan, and the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York City.

February 02, 2013 | Bulletin staff reports | Ripon News


76ers pull away late to beat Kings

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Make it a double for the Philadelphia 76ers. Yes, the Sixers really can string together a winning streak.

February 01, 2013 | | Pro Sports


49ers Akers hopes to make good on Super Bowl stage

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - David Akers dropped his head in disbelief and embarrassment as another field goal strayed wide, this one clunking loudly off the upright for all to hear.

February 01, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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Saints, Panthers tied at 0-0 after 1st quarter

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Drew Brees had turnovers to end New Orleans' first two drives, while Cam Newton and Carolina couldn't take advantage as the teams were scoreless after the first quarter of Thursday night's game.

October 30, 2014 | | Pro Sports


California eyes $500B in water spending

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - California's growing population and dwindling water require up to $500 billion in additional investment in water in coming decades, and new state fees for water users could be one way pay for it, a water plan released Thursday by the state's top water officials said.

October 30, 2014 | | State


Dignity Health pays $37 million to settle lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A large hospital chain based in Northern California agreed Thursday to pay $37 million to settle allegations that it overcharged the federal Medicare program.

October 30, 2014 | | State


Man charged with SWAT officer’s murder

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A suspected Mongols motorcycle gang member was charged with murder Thursday in the killing of a Pomona SWAT officer during a crackdown on the group.

October 30, 2014 | | State


NEWS FROM ACROSS CALIFORNIA

3 FIRMS BID ON SECOND PHASE OF HIGH-SPEED RAIL: SACRAMENTO (AP) - Three firms are bidding to build the second leg of California's $68 billion high-speed rail system, which will run from Fresno to Bakersfield.

October 30, 2014 | | State


Hello Kitty packs in crowds

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Hello Kitty cuteness is taking over Little Tokyo in downtown Los Angeles as the city hosts the first Hello Kitty fan convention.

October 30, 2014 | | State


Same-party races challenge incumbents

SACRAMENTO (AP) - California congressmen Mike Honda and Tom McClintock have never apologized for their strong partisan leanings and are not about to start now.

October 30, 2014 | | State


Democrats leading in all statewide races

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown is maintaining a commanding lead in his bid for an unprecedented fourth term and leads a Democratic ticket that once again appears poised to sweep all statewide offices in California, according to a Field Poll released Thursday.

October 30, 2014 | | State


Starbucks plans delivery after sales fall short

NEW YORK (AP) - After reporting disappointing quarterly sales Thursday, Starbucks said it will offer a delivery option on its mobile app in select areas of the U.S starting next year.

October 30, 2014 | | Nation


Microsoft unveils fitness gadget

NEW YORK (AP) - Microsoft is releasing a $199 fitness band that also checks your email and even pays for coffee as the software company seeks to challenge Apple and others in the still-infant market for wearable devices.

October 30, 2014 | | Nation


Apple CEO Cook publicly acknowledges that he’s gay

CUPERTINO (AP) - Apple CEO Tim Cook's declaration that he's "proud to be gay" wasn't exactly news in Silicon Valley, where his sexual orientation was no secret. But advocates say that given Apple's immense reach and visibility, his coming-out could help change attitudes in workplaces across America.

October 30, 2014 | | Nation


Manteca Police stepping up DUI patrols during Halloween

Halloween is quickly approaching, which for many people means celebrating with alcohol.

October 30, 2014 | | NEWS


MJC hosts Harvest Party to benefit ag

MODESTO - The Modesto Junior College Foundation and Agriculture & Environmental Science Division invite the community to a Harvest Party at the Pavilion on Saturday, Nov. 15, at the Agriculture Center for Education Pavilion on the MJC West Campus.

October 30, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


30th Trout Bout set for Nov. 15

STOCKTON - San Joaquin County Parks and Recreation and the Delta Fly Fishers will welcome anglers to Oak Grove Regional Park for the 30th Annual Trout Bout on Saturday, Nov. 15.

October 30, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


30th Trout Bout set for Nov. 15

STOCKTON - San Joaquin County Parks and Recreation and the Delta Fly Fishers will welcome anglers to Oak Grove Regional Park for the 30th Annual Trout Bout on Saturday, Nov. 15.

October 30, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


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