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BILL WOULD GIVE CYCLISTS 3-FOOT BUFFER ZONE: SACRAMENTO (AP) - California bicyclists who navigate busy roads may be able to ride a little easier if a bill approved by the Assembly becomes law.

August 27, 2012 | | State


State Senate OKs ban on open carry of rifles

SACRAMENTO (AP) - California would bar the public display of rifles and shotguns in most cities and towns, under a bill approved by the state Senate on Monday.

August 27, 2012 | | State


Firefighters work to fully contain two NorCal fires; winds still pose challenge

REDDING (AP) - Firefighters said Monday they hoped to contain two major wildfires this week after the blazes ravaged huge swaths of Northern California.

August 27, 2012 | | State


Ailing reactor prepares to remove fuel

SAN CLEMENTE (AP) - The operator of the San Onofre nuclear power plant is preparing to empty the radioactive fuel from one of its twin reactors, a federal official said Monday, another sign the plant won't be operating at full capacity anytime soon, if ever.

August 27, 2012 | | State


SF archbishop-elect in DUI arrest

SAN DIEGO (AP) - The Roman Catholic archbishop-elect of San Francisco apologized Monday for his weekend arrest on suspicion of drunken driving, behavior that he termed an "error in judgment" and which legal experts said was unlikely to derail his promotion.

August 27, 2012 | | State


Sharapova eases into 2nd round at US Open

NEW YORK (AP) - Maria Sharapova's stomach ache turned out to be nothing more than that.

August 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


LB Philip Wheeler likes Raiders' defense

ALAMEDA . (AP) - When he hit the free agent market in the offseason, Philip Wheeler didn't garner anywhere near the attention his former quarterback with the Indianapolis Colts did.

August 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


QB Josh Nunes a SoCal kid, 'Stanford man'

STANFORD (AP) - Josh Nunes grew up in the shadows of Southern California's championships.

August 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Cubs get Anthony Recker from A's for Blake Lalli

CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Cubs have acquired catcher Anthony Recker from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for catcher and first baseman Blake Lalli.

August 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Raiders waive 12 to get down to 75

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders waived fullback Manase Tonga and 11 others on Monday to get down to the 75-player limit.

August 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Vince Young best-known veteran cut

BUFFALO (AP) Vince Young is out of work, Terrell Suggs is on PUP and several veteran NFL kickers are on the street after the first set of mandatory NFL cuts.

August 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


49ers' sixth-round pick Jason Slowey among cuts 12 players cut from team

SANTA CLARA . (AP) - Rookie center Jason Slowey was among the 12 players cut Monday by the San Francisco 49ers as they trimmed their roster to 75.

August 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Athletics' Anderson beats Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) - Brett Anderson gave up two hits, one on a questionable call, over seven innings as the Oakland Athletics beat the Cleveland Indians 3-0 on Monday night.

August 27, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Evangeline Dumlao

Evangeline Dumlao, 43, entered into rest August 12, 2012 in Lathrop. She was born March 27, 1969 in the Philippines. She is survived by her daughters who she adored Ailene and Kristine Dumlao as well as many other relatives in the Philippines and Lathrop area. She worked for Johnson Controls in Livermore for 8 years. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Manteca. She was a wonderful mother always doting over her beautiful daughters. She enjoyed cooking and being with her family. P.L. Fry & Son is honored to be serving the Dumlao family. Visitation: Thursday, August ...

August 27, 2012 | | OBITS


Tampa a far-away and hostile planet

Like teenagers on vacation with their parents, Republicans from blue states and Democrats from red states don't want to be seen with party elders.

August 27, 2012 | By DEBRA SAUNDERS Political Columnist | Other Views


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Boy hurt in quake: ‘I should be dead’

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Thirteen-year-old Nicholas Dillon's screams could be heard throughout his pitch black house when the earth shook and the falling bricks hit him. His mother, who later called it the worst night of her life, couldn't get to him.

August 26, 2014 | | State


WAIVING BONUS BUCKS

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,

August 26, 2014 | | Letters


A shout out to the Manteca Police Department

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,

August 26, 2014 | | Letters


Kudos for council getting safety concerns addressed

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,

August 26, 2014 | | Letters


Less water flow means less electricity

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,

August 26, 2014 | | Letters


Hayden to start season on PUP

ALAMEDA (AP) - Oakland Raiders cornerback DJ Hayden will miss at least the first six weeks of the season after being placed on the physically unable to perform list Tuesday with a stress fracture in his right foot.

August 26, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Bellis youngest US Open winner since ‘96

NEW YORK (AP) - While 15-year-old American CiCi Bellis was in the process of stunning a Grand Slam finalist to become the youngest player to win a U.S. Open match since 1996, her father did his best to conceal his emotions courtside.

August 26, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers prepare for possible Aldon Smith suspension

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Linebacker Aldon Smith still has no indication from the NFL about a possible suspension for his off-field legal issues.

August 26, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Davis, US beat Slovenia in basketball exhibition

LAS PALMAS, Canary Islands (AP) - Mike Krzyzewski's big men had barely finished pushing around Slovenia when he was asked how they would match up with Spain's imposing frontcourt.

August 26, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Carter crushes A’s again

HOUSTON (AP) - Chris Carter has hit his fair share of no-doubt home runs this season and has never taken more than a second to watch as one began to sail out of the park.

August 26, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner almost perfect

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner pitched a one-hitter and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 3-0 on Tuesday night to snap a three-game losing streak.

August 26, 2014 | | Pro Sports


10 new fall TV shows worthy of a first-night look

NEW YORK (AP) - It's a time-honored rite harking back to an era of black-and-white TVs and the trio of networks whose programs they delivered: the grand unveiling of new fall fare.

August 26, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


149th annual Scottish Highland Gathering & Games this weekend

PLEASANTON - The 1st Battalion Pipes & Drums Scots Guards and the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Band have been signed to perform at the 149th Scottish Highland Gathering & Games, set for this Saturday and Sunday during Labor Day weekend at the Alameda County Fairgrounds.

August 26, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


5 fall broadcast frosh fail to impress

NEW YORK (AP) - While the new broadcast season will bring many potential delights, a handful of fall entries fall far short. Fair warning from a critic looking out for you:

August 26, 2014 | | People & Entertainment


Social media users shy away from opinions

WASHINGTON (AP) - People who use Facebook and Twitter are less likely than others to share their opinions on hot-button issues, even when they are offline, according to a surprising new survey by the Pew Research Center.

August 26, 2014 | | Nationwide


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