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Federer beats Nadal to win Shanghai title

SHANGHAI (AP) - Roger Federer extended his winning streak over Rafael Nadal this year to four matches after beating the top-ranked Spaniard 6-4, 6-3 to win the Shanghai Masters on Sunday.

October 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Sharapova wins 1st title since doping ban

TIANJIN, China (AP) - Maria Sharapova won her first WTA title since returning from a doping ban after defeating Aryna Sabalenka to win the Tianjin Open on Sunday.

October 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Ko fires 68 to clinch 1st LPGA Tour victory on home soil

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) - South Korean Jin Young Ko overcame a sluggish start to clinch her first LPGA Tour victory at the KEB Hana Bank Championship on Sunday.

October 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Montgomerie earns 2nd PGA Tour Champions win in 5 weeks

CARY, N.C. (AP) - Colin Montgomerie is feeling even more confident entering the PGA Tour Champions playoffs.

October 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


This time vs Astros, Yanks try to overcome 2-0 deficit

NEW YORK (AP) - Trailing again 2-0 in the postseason, these young New York Yankees remain even keeled going into Game 3 of the AL Championship Series against the Houston Astros.

October 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Turner’s 3-run homer in 9th gives Dodgers win

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Justin Turner hit a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 4-1 on Sunday to take a 2-0 lead in the NL Championship Series.

October 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Keselowski races way into NASCAR’s playoffs 3rd round

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) - To win the championship this year, Team Penske told Brad Keselowski he had to win at Talladega Superspeedway.

October 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Dale Earnhardt Jr. navigates the chaos in Talladega finale

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. went out without a big bang at Talladega Superspeedway, and that's more than most of his fellow drivers could say.

October 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Giants stun Broncos

DENVER (AP) - It was a wipe-out all right, just not the one expected by just about everyone outside the New York Giants.

October 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


1997: EU cross-country boys win first VOL title

Fifty years ago, on October 5, 1967, moving from a second quarter 7-7 tie, Manteca High went on to down East Union High 34-7 in the first-ever varsity football game between the two schools. Buffalo Steve Mendosa ran over, through and around the Lancers on the first play of the game for a 59-yard scoring romp. Mendosa went on to score again for the Buffs and Andy Munoz scored twice for Manteca. Jerry McCarter ran 65 yards for another score after a lateral from Ed Beck, who had caught a pass from Brown. The only Lancer touchdown was scored in ...

October 15, 2017 | | Sports History


Baha’is plan to celebrate 200th anniversary of founder’s birth

Baha'is in Manteca and Stockton are celebrating the bicentenary of the birth of Baha'u'llah, the prophet/founder of the Baha'i Faith and the Birth of the Bab, the Herald of Baha'u'llah.

October 15, 2017 | | NEWS


Nursing home teaches lessons on life

NEW YORK (AP) - In a classroom, an old man glides in pushing a walker, and none of the young faces turn. In the cafeteria, a white-haired woman eats across from a teenager, to no one's surprise. And walking to the school bus, students pass wheelchairs and oxygen tanks as nonchalantly as if they were backpacks and notebooks.

October 15, 2017 | | Nation


An army of firefighters brave deadly, epic firestorm

SONOMA (AP) - Santa Rosa firefighter Brandon Palmer has fought big blazes in his 20 years on the job, but the 81-hour shift he spent fighting the fire storm in his own neighborhood this week was still stunning.

October 15, 2017 | | Nation


Motion Picture Academy expels movie mogul Harvey Weinstein

LOS ANGELES (AP) - In a move virtually unprecedented, disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences was revoked Saturday by its board.

October 15, 2017 | | People & Entertainment


‘I’m intact,’ Tillerson says, brushing off Trump drama

WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday ducked, danced and sidestepped the question of whether he truly called President Donald Trump a "moron," dismissing the brouhaha as the "petty stuff" of Washington. Though they keep coming, Tillerson insisted the persistent queries aren't hindering his mission as the nation's top diplomat.

October 15, 2017 | | Nation


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Annual COLA column

Most people reading this column have probably heard the government announcement that Social Security checks will go up next year because of the automatic inflation-adjustment ...

October 21, 2017 | | Other Views


New Battle of the Alamo is brewing over shrine revamp

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Remember the Alamo? A new Texas battle is brewing over how best to do so.

October 21, 2017 | | Nation


3 arrested after shooting following white nationalist speech in Florida

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - A man who fired a shot at anti-Nazi protesters following a speech at the University of Florida by a white nationalist has ...

October 21, 2017 | | Crime


Wounded veteran sees student debt forgiven but $62,000 tax bill

BATH TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - The IRS is asking a wounded veteran from Michigan to pay $62,000 in income taxes on the federal government's ...

October 20, 2017 | | Nation


Deputies: Man had arsenal. note promising ‘bloody revenge’

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) - Sheriff's deputies conducting a child porn raid on a Florida home Wednesday found an arsenal of guns and explosives and a ...

October 20, 2017 | | Crime


Budget deficit hits $666B, an $80B spike for the year

WASHINGTON (AP) - The federal budget deficit rose to $666 billion in the just-completed fiscal year, a spike that comes as Republicans are moving to draft ...

October 20, 2017 | | Nation


Trump promises tax cuts as Senate GOP paves way with budget

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump promised tax cuts Friday "which will be the biggest in the history of our country" following Senate passage of a ...

October 20, 2017 | | Nation


Billionaire launches ads urging Trump impeachment

SACRAMENTO (AP) - California billionaire Tom Steyer announced Friday that he will dump at least $10 million into a national television advertising campaign calling for President ...

October 20, 2017 | | State


Ranger whose gun used during SF slaying promoted

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The U.S. Bureau of Land Management promoted a ranger months after his stolen gun turned up in the hands of a ...

October 20, 2017 | | State


Murder-suicide seen in desert deaths of California couple

SAN BERNARDINO (AP) - A young couple whose disappearance in the blazing summer heat of Joshua Tree National Park launched an urgent search died in a ...

October 20, 2017 | | State


Bannon brings message of GOP revolt to California

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Former White House adviser Steve Bannon wants to oust Republican senators he feels are disloyal to President Donald Trump. But in California ...

October 20, 2017 | | State


Wildfire victims search burned homes for surviving memories

SANTA ROSA . (AP) - After fleeing flames that were closing in on him 12 days ago, Donnie Steggal finally returned home Friday - and sifted through the ...

October 20, 2017 | | State


Mormons allow more tech & smartphones for missionaries

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Mormon church's gradual embrace of the digital age for missionaries took another step forward Friday as the religion announced ...

October 20, 2017 | | NEWS


Vivian Marie Sanchez

Vivian Marie Sanchez, 86, entered into rest on October 15, 2017 in Manteca. She was born January 8, 1931 in French Camp, California to late ...

October 20, 2017 | | OBITS


‘Guns are all that protects you & your bible?’

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,

October 20, 2017 | | Letters


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