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What’s next for teacher tenure?

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - After a two-month trial and another two months of deliberating, a California judge on Tuesday found that a handful of laws governing the hiring and firing of the state's teachers are unconstitutional because they deprive children of a quality education. It was the first time in U.S. history a court has found that teacher effectiveness is an essential component of the right to an equal public education, said Russlynn Ali, a former assistant secretary for civil rights at the U.S. Department of Education.

June 11, 2014 | | State


Firearms checks sought after rampage

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Law enforcement officers would be required to check state firearms records as part of routine welfare checks under legislation proposed Wednesday in the wake of the deadly rampage last month near the University of California, Santa Barbara.

June 11, 2014 | | State


10-year-old graduates high school with 4.0 grade point

SACRAMENTO (AP) - A 10-year-old Northern California boy is celebrating a milestone most people don't reach until they are in their late teens.

June 11, 2014 | | State


Linda Kay Wagner

Linda Kay Wagner, 64, of Manteca passed away June 1, 2014 in Modesto, CA. She was born to the late Richard and Kathryn DeVolt on June 30, 1949 in Hinsdale, Illinois. In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her husband Frank R. Wagner.

June 11, 2014 | | OBITS


Helen Catherine Jevtic

Helen Catherine Jevtic, 88, of Manteca, California passed away on Wednesday, June 4, 2014. She was born Oct. 6, 1925, in North Dakota. She was the daughter of the late John Joseph Copps and Essie Catherine Spalding. Helen lived in Washington, D.C., where she attended business college during World War II. Helen lived in Manteca for the past 40 years with her late husband, Branko Jevtic, where she raised her three boys: Jim Jevtic from Texas, George Jevtic, and John Jevtic, both of Manteca. She also had one grandson, Jason Jevtic. Helen had several neices: Jeanette Taylor from Orlando ...

June 11, 2014 | | OBITS


Donald MacCready

Donald MacCready, 89, entered into rest on June 6, 2014, in Modesto, Ca. He was born on Jan. 31, 1925, in Thayer, Ka., to the late Harry and Grace MacCready. He is preceded in death by his parents, his beloved wife Anna Darline, and their infant daughter Anna Marie.

June 11, 2014 | | OBITS


Bush Institute selects Woodward for program

The Manteca Unified School District has announced the selection of Walter Woodward Elementary School to participate in the second year of Middle School Matters (MSM) Institute. This second round of schools expands the program to 16 schools, spanning four states, including California, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Texas.

June 11, 2014 | Bulletin staff reports | Education


Sparklers most dangers fireworks of them all

You've seen it 1,000 times in movies and on television shows.

June 11, 2014 | | NEWS


Cowgill’s blast ends marathon

ANAHEIM (AP) - Collin Cowgill hit a two-out homer in the 14th inning and the Los Angeles Angels outlasted the Oakland Athletics 2-1 on Tuesday night for their fifth consecutive victory.

June 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Former Cy Young winner Welch dies

OAKLAND (AP) - Bob Welch, the 1990 AL Cy Young Award winner of the Oakland Athletics and the last major leaguer to win at least 25 games in a season, has died. He was 57.

June 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Spurs shoot down Heat in Game 3

MIAMI (AP) - Kawhi Leonard and San Antonio Spurs shot their way into history - and back into the lead in the NBA Finals.

June 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


The heat will be on, and the US in happy

SAO PAULO (AP) - While some World Cup teams whine about withering weather and troublesome travel, American players say: Bring it on!

June 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Ghana routs S. Korea; ready for Americans

MIAMI (AP) - In its final exhibition before facing the United States in the World Cup, Ghana practiced celebrating.

June 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


NY looks to dodge finals sweep

NEW YORK (AP) - The gravity of the situation was etched on the face of New York Rangers coach Alain Vigneault. One more loss Wednesday night to the Los Angeles Kings and his squad gets the distinction of being swept in the Stanley Cup finals.

June 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


History suggests Lefty is due for long (or short) U.S. Open

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) - Phil Mickelson not only believes he's going to win the U.S. Open, he believes he's going to win more than one. He just wouldn't say whether it would be this year.

June 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Nora Arnel

Nora Arnel passed away peacefully on November 24, 2016 at the age of 88, in Sacramento, CA. She was born in Washington, DC on May ...

December 07, 2016 | | OBITS


David “Mike” Bothelio

David "Mike" Bothelio,

December 07, 2016 | | OBITS


Defense lifts LHS in season opener

LATHROP - Lathrop High's girls basketball team has high hopes for the 2016-17 season.

December 07, 2016 | | High School Sports


Spartans stave off St. Mary’s

LATHROP - A defensive standout for Lathrop last season, Ronaldo Macias boosted the attack in the battle-tested Spartans' 4-3 win over visiting St. Mary's on ...

December 07, 2016 | | High School Sports


Mark Melancon knew Giants were the perfect fit right away

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A thoughtful meeting in the Bay Area with the San Francisco brass and Mark Melancon didn't need much convincing. Not to ...

December 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Al Attles has seen some history-making scoring performances

OAKLAND (AP) - Al Attles made all eight of his field-goal tries for 17 points for the Philadelphia Warriors during Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game on ...

December 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Promise from Los Angeles is an Olympics on the cheap

The last time Los Angeles hosted an Olympics, the city won the games largely because it promised to do them on the cheap.

December 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sale traded to Red Sox, who’s the next big name to move?

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) - The Cubs could use a closer, maybe someone like Wade Davis. Texas needs a center fielder, and most every team wants ...

December 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Yankees to retire Jeter’s No 2 on May 14

NEW YORK (AP) - Derek Jeter's No. 2 is being retired, the last of the New York Yankees' single digits.

December 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Holyfield, Barrera head Boxing Hall of Fame class

CANASTOTA, N.Y. (AP) - As the youngest of nine children, Evander Holyfield never had a chance when he was a kid.

December 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders QB Derek Carr looks for success vs. Chiefs

ALAMEDA (AP) - Derek Carr's first NFL win came against Kansas City after 10 straight losses to begin his career.

December 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders can end 14-year playoff drought this weekend

NEW YORK (AP) - The Oakland Raiders can clinch their first playoff berth since 2002 this weekend, while the Patriots and Seahawks can also punch their ...

December 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Colin Kaepernick to start vs Jets after benching in Chicago

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Colin Kaepernick is keeping his starting job after getting benched during one of the worst performances of his career.

December 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Living in the twilight

It used to be, back when I first started in politics, that I subscribed to every newspaper I could, and I had read them all ...

December 07, 2016 | | Other Views


Trump calling out Xi Jinping?

Like a bolt of lightning, that call of congratulations from Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen to President-elect Donald Trump illuminated the Asian landscape.

December 07, 2016 | | Other Views


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