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Wondolowski helps Earthquakes past Impact

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Chris Wondolowski, Marvin Chavez and Shea Salinas scored to lead the San Jose Earthquakes to a 3-0 victory over the Montreal Impact in group play of the CONCACAF Champions League on Tuesday.

September 18, 2013 | | Pro Sports

Obama, spiked for his own good?

President Obama barely noticed, but there was a horrific mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday. In what has become a signature of this administration, a tone-deaf Obama pressed ahead with his plans to attack the tea party Republicans at an event marking five years since the financial crisis erupted.

September 18, 2013 | L. Brent Bozell | Other Views

Obama’s feckless saber-rattling

Sen. Barbara Boxer had been appealing to my better instincts as she never had before. The Democrat from California provided a crucial vote in favor of a resolution sought by President Barack Obama to authorize the use of military force in Syria. Boxer voted for military force even though that position was highly unpopular among her constituents.

September 18, 2013 | | Other Views

Video shows part of fight in Facebook killing

MIAMI (AP) - A home surveillance video shows a man accused of killing his wife and then posting a picture of her bloody body on Facebook walk away from a confrontation and then return moments later to fire a gun.

September 18, 2013 | | NEWS

Free screening of ‘Bully’ documentary film

MODESTO – The Modesto Junior College Civic Engagement Project invites the community to a screening of the film Bully at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 26, in Forum 110 on MJC's East Campus, 435 College Avenue.

September 17, 2013 | | People & Entertainment

Columbia's Harvest Festifall set for state park Oct. 12-13

COLUMBIA - The Columbia Chamber of Commerce is busy organizing its 29th annual Harvest Festifall, to be held in Columbia State Historic Park on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 12-13, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

September 17, 2013 | | People & Entertainment

Backyard birds topic of upcoming Ripon Garden Club set for Oct. 2

RIPON - The Ripon Garden Club on Wednesday, Oct. 2, at 10 a.m. will present a program, on backyard birds during a meeting at the American Legion Hall, 206 Stockton Ave. in Ripon.

September 17, 2013 | | People & Entertainment

Backyard birds topic of upcoming Ripon Garden Club set for Oct. 2

RIPON - The Ripon Garden Club on Wednesday, Oct. 2, at 10 a.m. will present a program, on backyard birds during a meeting at the American Legion Hall, 206 Stockton Ave. in Ripon.

September 17, 2013 | | People & Entertainment

Ripon senior potluck Monday

RIPON - The Ripon Senior Fellowship Dinner will be held on Monday, Sept. 23, at the Ripon Senior Center, 433 S. Wilma Avenue in Ripon.

September 17, 2013 | | People & Entertainment

OT, minimum wage for health care workers

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration approved new rules Tuesday that extend minimum wage and overtime pay to nearly 2 million home health care workers who help the elderly and disabled with everyday tasks such as bathing, eating or taking medicine.

September 17, 2013 | | Nationwide

Poverty stuck at 15%, record 46.5M

WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's poverty rate remained stuck at 15 percent last year despite America's slowly reviving economy, a discouraging lack of improvement for the record 46.5 million poor and an unwelcome benchmark for President Barack Obama's recovery plans.

September 17, 2013 | | Nationwide

Slower holiday sales growth predicted

NEW YORK (AP) - Coming off of a weak back-to-school shopping period, a research firm expects holiday sales growth will be slower this year during the crucial holiday season. Shoppers are also expected to visit fewer stores as they research purchases online.

September 17, 2013 | | Nationwide

Wage bill affecting Wal-Mart & big retailers dies in DC

WASHINGTON (AP) - Wal-Mart and other large retailers won't be required to pay their employees a "living wage" of at least $12.50 an hour in the District of Columbia.

September 17, 2013 | | Nationwide

Microsoft board boosts dividend by 22 percent

REDMOND, Wash. (AP) - Microsoft said Tuesday that its board approved a 22 percent increase in the company's quarterly dividend to 28 cents along with a new $40 billion stock buyback program.

September 17, 2013 | | Nationwide

Lottery players could see more giant jackpots

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - If it seems that giant lottery jackpots have people lining up at convenience stores more frequently, just wait: More big payouts could be coming.

September 17, 2013 | | Nation

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Grady H. Adams

Grady H. Adams, 81, entered into rest on November 19, 2015 in Modesto, CA. He was born on September 1, 1934 in Forester, Arkansas. He ...

November 25, 2015 | | OBITS

Phillip “Phil” Sanguinetti

Phillip "Phil" Sanguinetti passed away peacefully on November 23, 2015 in Riverside, CA at the age of 80 years old. He was born on February ...

November 25, 2015 | | OBITS

Harvey Andrew Douma

Harvey Andrew Douma passed away on Monday, November 23, 2015 at the age of 98 in Manteca, CA. Harvey was born on May 26, 1917 ...

November 25, 2015 | | OBITS

Dreanna Briggs Langdon

Dreanna Briggs Langdon, born February 4, 1959, in Lowa, entered into rest on November 12, 2015 in Modesto, CA age 56. She is survived by ...

November 25, 2015 | | OBITS

Alice F. Machado

Alice F. Machado, 94, entered into rest on November 23, 2015 in Manteca, CA. She was born in the Azores Alice was the fourth child ...

November 25, 2015 | | OBITS

Will Europe man up?

If the purpose of terrorism is to terrify, the Islamic State had an extraordinary week. Brussels, capital of the EU and command post of mighty ...

November 24, 2015 | | Other Views

Competing Thanksgiving tales

Thanksgiving is here. Let's eat!

November 24, 2015 | | Other Views

Free community Thanksgiving dinner Thursday at Mt. Mike’s

A growing Manteca tradition - a free community Thanksgiving dinner at Mt. Mike's Pizza at North Main Street and Louise Avenue - takes place Thursday from ...

November 24, 2015 | | NEWS

Warriors make NBA history with 16-0 start

OAKLAND (AP) - The defending champion Golden State Warriors set the record for best start in NBA history at 16-0, as Stephen Curry had 24 points ...

November 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Johnny Manziel benched by Browns

BEREA, Ohio (AP) - Dropped from starter to third-stringer - without playing a game.

November 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Raiders losing streak dampens playoff talk

ALAMEDA (AP) - Earlier this month, Oakland Raiders safety Charles Woodson wanted his teammates to embrace the idea of talking about the playoffs.

November 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Favre, Warner, Owens among hall semifinalists

Brett Favre, Terrell Owens and Alan Faneca are semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in their first year of eligibility.

November 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Stanford has added speed

STANFORD (AP) - Stanford became a college football powerhouse behind its power offense.

November 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Bengals’ Peko pops off, then protests his innocence

NEW YORK - The Bengals were either busted or they got a bum rap.

November 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports

New stars to give Kapalua its strongest field in a decade

The start of a new year on the PGA Tour at Kapalua lost some sizzle when Tiger Woods stopped going after 2005, which was four ...

November 24, 2015 | DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Pro Sports

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