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Clifton Leroy Lease

Clifton L. Lease, 91, passed away peacefully April 13th at his home in Ripon surrounded by his family. He was born to Roy and Bernice Lease of Escalon where he grew up. After high school Cliff joined the military serving 27 years fighting in WWII, Korea, and Viet Nam. He had the distinction of working at the highly secured Air Force Base (NORAD) in Cheyenne, CO monitoring missiles. After retiring he became involved in the food industry as a chef and restaurant owner.

April 29, 2016 | | OBITS


The lesser of the evils?

It's pretty darn depressing when political writers are essentially writing off the 2016 election as a choice between the lesser of two evils - seven months in advance of the election. It's one thing when, after months of negative ads, we shake our heads in disgust, but we haven't even really started yet.

April 29, 2016 | | Other Views


Raising minimum wage will hurt

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,

April 29, 2016 | | Letters


The music moves you

We are less than a quarter of the way through 2016, and the world of music has seen more than its fair share of tragedy – Prince, David Bowie, Merle Haggard, Glenn Frey etc. – have all made their way to the big concert stage in the sky. The word "tragedy" is probably a bit of an overstatement. People of note die every day. Veterans, actors, scientists, athletes, inventors. But when a musician dies, we are instantaneously allowed to reminisce and universally mourn through their musical legacy. Music is, and will always be, that tangible intangible that connects generations, genders, races, and ...

April 29, 2016 | | Manteca to a T


Missed bite does not dampen day on Delta

Last week, I mentioned that I was going to be fishing for bass with a childhood friend.

April 28, 2016 | JAROD BALLARDO | Sports Columns


Tigers tag Bassitt, sliding A’s

DETROIT (AP) - After Oakland opened a trip with a three-game sweep of the New York Yankees and a win at Toronto, the Athletics had high hopes.

April 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Oshie hat trick lifts Capitals to overtime win

WASHINGTON (AP) - T.J. Oshie completed a hat trick in overtime to give the Washington Capitals a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night in a classic start to the highly anticipated second-round playoff series between Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby.

April 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Hawks soar past Celtics; Cavs next

BOSTON (AP) - Paul Millsap had 17 points and eight rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks advanced to the second round of the NBA playoffs with a 104-92 Game 6 victory over the Boston Celtics on Thursday night.

April 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rams use top pick on Cal QB

CHICAGO (AP) - Jared Goff is moving down the West Coast to Los Angeles. Carson Wentz and his big right arm are moving from North Dakota to Philadelphia.

April 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders address safety need with Joseph selection

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders set out this offseason knowing they needed to retool a secondary that was suspect at times last year and then lost star safety Charles Woodson to retirement.

April 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Oregon DE Buckner excited for reunion with Kelly, Armstead

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - As DeForest Buckner waited for his name to be called, he hoped for this very scenario: An Oregon reunion in Northern California.

April 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kings hire Catanella as assistant GM

SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Sacramento Kings have hired Ken Catanella as assistant general manager.

April 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Livingston shines as fill-in for Curry

OAKLAND (AP) - Shaun Livingston's left leg could have been amputated nine years ago.

April 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders owner goes all in for Vegas move

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Mark Davis was beaming as he posed with fans behind a black and silver "Las Vegas Raiders" banner. He made a few jokes before delivering a $500 million commitment to a new stadium in the city for his team.

April 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Superdelegates ‘feel the Bern’ of anger

WASHINGTON (AP) - Nancy Schumacher says she just wanted to do her civic duty, and so she heeded the call to become a superdelegate for Hillary Clinton. But in the year of the angry voter, not even an administrative assistant from Elk River, Minnesota, can escape the outrage.

April 28, 2016 | | Nation


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Hahn beats Castro in playoff to win Wells Fargo Championship

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - James Hahn said the anxiety was creeping in after missing eight straight cuts on the PGA Tour, causing him to wonder ...

May 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Derby winner Nyquist heads to Preakness; new rivals await

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist heads to Baltimore on Monday to prepare for the Preakness, where the undefeated colt could face up to ...

May 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Djokovic beats Murray to win record 29th Masters title

MADRID (AP) - A decade after their first match, when they were a couple of promising teenagers, Novak Djokovic defeated Andy Murray again in Madrid, this ...

May 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


James’ late shot keys Cavs as they sweep second series

ATLANTA (AP) - Kevin Love scored 27 points, LeBron James hit a huge shot with 39.2 seconds to go and the Cleveland Cavaliers finished off ...

May 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Reddick’s record comes in A’s loss to Orioles

BALTIMORE (AP) - Josh Reddick enjoyed a record-setting weekend at Camden Yards, his favorite ballpark in the world.

May 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Samardzija’s effort wasted in SF’s loss

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jeff Samardzija had another solid performance for San Francisco. Eddie Butler was just a little better.

May 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Overachieving Pavelski sparks Sharks

NASHVILLE -- So far this spring, the Bay Area's most valuable playoff shooter does not have an iffy knee or a basketball jersey. He wears ...

May 08, 2016 | By MARK PURDY | Pro Sports


Man without pants attacks

SANTA BARBARA (AP) - Authorities in Santa Barbara County say a college student naked from the waist down and likely intoxicated was arrested after allegedly assaulting ...

May 08, 2016 | | Crime


Winning $429M ticket is sold in New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Someone is holding onto the sole winning Powerball ticket that was sold in New Jersey and the jackpot was at $429 ...

May 08, 2016 | | Nation


Fire chief set 42-acre fire in Maine

OLD ORCHARD BEACH, Maine (AP) - A fire chief accused of intentionally setting a grass and marsh blaze that was fought by more than 100 firefighters ...

May 08, 2016 | | Nation


Inquiry into black female cadets’ fists-raised photo taken at West Point

NEW YORK (AP) - The U.S. Military Academy has launched an inquiry into a photo showing 16 black, female cadets in uniform with their fists ...

May 08, 2016 | | Nation


Sinkhole spurs search for cave by Bass Pro Shops founder

RIDGEDALE, Mo. (AP) - Instead of panicking, Johnny Morris saw an adventure worth digging into when a massive sinkhole swallowed tons of earth at his exquisite ...

May 08, 2016 | | Nation


Trump likes idea of party unity, but on his terms

WASHINGTON (AP) - Donald Trump says he's all for bringing together the Republican Party, but the many GOP officials he's branded losers and lightweights ...

May 08, 2016 | | Nation


Shoot-up rooms get serious look

NEW YORK (AP) - Across the United States, heroin and other drug users have died in alleys behind convenience stores, on city sidewalks and in the ...

May 08, 2016 | | Nation


It’s a fight for second place in US Senate race

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Campaigns are usually about winning. California's U.S. Senate race is a fight for No. 2.

May 08, 2016 | | State


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