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District wins $2.6M in false rape case

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Long Beach Unified School District has won a $2.6 million default judgment against a woman who falsely accused a former high school football star of rape that landed him in jail.

June 17, 2013 | | NEWS


Police call blade-spiked burger accident

WILLITS (AP) - Health officials plan to keep closer watch on a Burger King restaurant in Mendocino County where a customer reported getting a cheeseburger with a 2-inch-long razor blade in it.

June 17, 2013 | | NEWS


Boy Scout leaders chided for marching with gay Scouts in Utah Pride Parade

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Two Boy Scout leaders have been reprimanded by the organization for marching with several Scouts in the Utah Pride Parade in Salt Lake City.

June 17, 2013 | | NEWS


Privacy matters & upset Americans

When I first started teaching criminal law (decades ago), I spent weeks on the Fourth Amendment and the "zone of privacy." The big case was Katz v. United States, decided in 1967. The FBI suspected that Charles Katz was using a payphone in a phone booth (those enclosed spaces we used to rely on before cellphones) to transmit gambling information to folks in other states (a federal offense). So they attached a listening device to the outside of the booth, which picked up his end of the conversation. He was convicted and, on appeal, claimed that the government should have ...

June 17, 2013 | Susan Estrich Political commentator | Other Views


Sierra Club backs immigration reform

Like many great Americans, Sierra Club founder John Muir was an immigrant. It's only because the Scottish-born environmentalist visionary, who arrived in the United States at the age of 11 after a six-week sea voyage from Glasgow, was able to take advantage of the opportunities in his adopted country that the Sierra Club exists at all.

June 17, 2013 | | NEWS


IRS supervisor in DC scrutinized tea party cases

WASHINGTON (AP) - An Internal Revenue Service supervisor in Washington says she was personally involved in scrutinizing some of the earliest applications from tea party groups seeking tax-exempt status, including some requests that languished for more than a year without action.

June 17, 2013 | | NEWS


Fracking fuels water fights in dry spots

DENVER (AP) - The latest domestic energy boom is sweeping through some of the nation's driest pockets, drawing millions of gallons of water to unlock oil and gas reserves from beneath the Earth's surface.

June 17, 2013 | | NEWS


Immigration key for GOP in 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans are "in a demographic death spiral" and will fail in their effort to win the presidency if the party blocks an immigration overhaul, a leading GOP senator said Sunday.

June 17, 2013 | | NEWS


Chicago to hire 600 for school safe-passage

CHICAGO (AP) - The city of Chicago, which plans to close dozens of schools this summer to save money, has received 11,000 requests for help getting children to their new schools along safe-passage routes.

June 17, 2013 | | NEWS


Bear with head stuck in jar is rescued

JAMISON CITY, Pa. (AP) - Four central Pennsylvania residents said they used only a rope and a flashlight during a wild chase to rescue a young bear whose head had been stuck in a plastic jar for at least 11 days.

June 17, 2013 | | NEWS


Winners and losers at last week’s E3

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Since the first battles over "Pong" machines in local arcades four decades ago, video gamers have loved good competition. And this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo - the industry's largest annual gathering - presented more thrilling showdowns than ever. Microsoft vs. Sony. Mobile vs. console games. "Titanfall" vs. "Destiny." So who won E3?

June 17, 2013 | | NEWS


Conservation for big guns that opened Civil War

SULLIVANS ISLAND, S.C. (AP) - Preservationists are using computer sensors and other high-tech methods to protect massive iron Civil War guns at a fort in South Carolina that fired on Fort Sumter to open the war in April 1861.

June 17, 2013 | | NEWS


Man who caught 4 kids vandalizing home is charged

CLYDE, N.Y. (AP) - A man who says he caught four boys vandalizing his father-in-law's home has been charged with child endangerment after corralling them in a closet until police arrived.

June 17, 2013 | | NEWS


Judge says 3,500 may be summoned for Holmes jury

DENVER (AP) - As many as 3,500 prospective jurors will be summoned when Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes goes on trial, another measure of the complexity and sensitivity of the case.

June 17, 2013 | | NEWS


NSA programs broke plots in 20 nations

WASHINGTON (AP) - Top U.S. intelligence officials said Saturday that information gleaned from two controversial data-collection programs run by the National Security Agency thwarted potential terrorist plots in the U.S. and more than 20 other countries - and that gathered data is destroyed every five years.

June 17, 2013 | | NEWS


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City does lousy job running Lincoln pool

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,

July 03, 2015 | | Letters


Parade, fireworks set today

Manteca's Fourth of July celebration today includes a parade, pancake breakfast and aerial fireworks.

July 03, 2015 | Bulletin staff report | NEWS


WHOLE LOT OF SHAKING GOING ON

Since its inception over four years ago, Lulu's Ice Cream Parlor and Treatery in Turlock has served up mouthwatering burgers and satisfying salads, tantalizing curly fries and delectable sundaes to old and new faces alike.

July 03, 2015 | BY ALYSSON AREDAS 209 staff reporter | LIVING IN 209


Rondo, Belinelli to solidify Kings’ backcourt

After missing targets at the start of free agency, the Sacramento Kings finally filled out their backcourt Friday.

July 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Sharks add veteran forward

SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks signed veteran forward Joel Ward to a three-year contract Friday.

July 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Wambach out to win Her final World Cup

VANCOUVER, British Columbia. (AP) - With the title match looming, Abby Wambach isn't mincing words.

July 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


US routs Guatemala in Gold Cup tune-up

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Clint Dempsey converted a penalty kick in his return from a suspension for a confrontation with a referee, Timmy Chandler scored his first international goal and the United States routed Guatemala 4-0 Friday night in an exhibition ahead of the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

July 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Serena escapes defeat; Venus next

LONDON (AP) - Twice, Serena Williams stood merely two points from a loss at Wimbledon against a British opponent buoyed by a roaring, flag-waving Centre Court crowd.

July 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Tour de-void of Americans

As the Tour de France drew near, Jonathan Vaughters was still poring over power outputs and training results, trying to determine the nine riders that he would send to represent Cannondale-Garmin at the start line in the Dutch city of Utrecht.

July 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Mavericks set to land Clippers center Jordan

DALLAS (AP) - DeAndre Jordan has chosen the Mavericks over the Los Angeles Clippers in what turned into a tense boom-or-bust wait for Dallas in pursuit of the free-agent center.

July 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Busch involved in Daytona crash

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Kyle Busch was involved in a multi-car crash at Daytona International Speedway, where he returned Friday for the first time since he was injured at the track in February.

July 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Vegas, Langley lead Greenbrier Classic

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) - Jhonattan Vegas hasn't had much success since winning his second PGA Tour event as a rookie in 2011. The Greenbrier Classic could give him that needed boost.

July 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


A-Rod gets ball from 3,000th hit

NEW YORK (AP) - Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees settled their dispute over a marketing payment with a deal announced Friday that gives $3.5 million to charitable groups, saves the team $5.5 million and gets A-Rod the home run ball from his 3,000th hit.

July 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Solar plane ends record-breaking flight

KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) - A plane powered by the sun's rays landed in Hawaii Friday after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan.

July 03, 2015 | | Nation


Same-sex couple can’t divorce

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood has asked the state Supreme Court to allow a lesbian couple to seek a divorce.

July 03, 2015 | | Nation


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