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Shasta, Sequoia, Cowell & Lathrop promote students

Shasta Elementary School students got their first taste of what high school will be like on Tuesday night when they crowded into Manteca High School ...

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Golden West promotes 65 students into high school

Some 65 students at Golden West Elementary School took their first step towards high school.

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UP trestle burns; $1M loss

UP trestle burns; $1M loss

A fire destroyed a 200-yard long Union Pacific Railroad trestle sending black smoke billowing into the sky Tuesday morning north of River Islands at Lathrop.

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Posted: may. 25, 2016 12:59 a.m. | | UP trestle burns; $1M loss Comments 0 Comments
BE.SUCCESSFUL

BE.SUCCESSFUL

Not too many people gave Marissa Lafayette much of a chance a few years ago.

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Ripon’s top two grads heading to UCLA

Ripon’s top two grads heading to UCLA

Ripon High’s Daniel Van Lewen and Hailey Johnson shared plenty of the same memories of the past four years.

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Fant suing constituent over remarks

Is a sitting Manteca Unified School District trustee suing a constituent for claiming he said something he says he didn’t?

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Posted: may. 25, 2016 12:56 a.m. | | Fant suing constituent over remarks Comments 0 Comments


Manteca Futbol Club scores with neighbors

The Manteca Futbol Club took it upon themselves to pay the City of Manteca to have an off-duty Manteca Police officer work the streets in ...

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Anti-panhandling signs give wrong impression

City Manager Karen McLaughlin is not wild about the idea of posting signs at freeway off-ramps referencing Manteca’s anti-panhandling ordinance.

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LOSING WEIGHT

I took a nutrition class once while I was going to Delta College.

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BEAUTIFUL FUTURE

BEAUTIFUL FUTURE

The dry weeds choking the new medians on North Main Street as well as the Lathrop Road replacement interchange on Highway 99 are only temporary.

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SUMMER KICK-OFF

SUMMER KICK-OFF

Manteca Parks & Recreation is ushering in summer on Saturday, June 4, with a three-hour event designed to help parents explore recreation class programs for their ...

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One of Sierra High’s first teachers retiring

One of Sierra High’s first teachers retiring

Debbie Mitzman has been at Sierra High since its opening in 1994.

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Posted: may. 24, 2016 12:42 a.m. | | One of Sierra High’s first teachers retiring Comments 0 Comments


Ripon High honors college bound seniors

Ripon High this year celebrated the academic achievements of the Class of 2016 with a College Reveal Night to acknowledge those that have already been ...

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Lathrop has funds for first levee work

One thing has been apparent ever since the City of Lathrop began the push to retrofit the levees that protect its residents from a massive ...

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Free dinner this Friday for veterans

Are you a veteran?

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Zapien: Build Manteca center

The rise of South San Joaquin County isn’t lost on Moses Zapien.

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Posted: may. 23, 2016 12:09 a.m. | | Zapien: Build Manteca center Comments 0 Comments
CLASS OF 2016

CLASS OF 2016

Generations of Manteca-Lathrop residents owe their good health to Dr. Randall K. Yee and his late father Dr. Richard Duck Moon Yee.

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Buff valedictorian boasts 4.89 GPA

Buff valedictorian boasts 4.89 GPA

It was hardly a surprise that Si Jie “Jessica” Tang was valedictorian for Manteca High’s Class of 2016.

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Firm wants to build 6 large spec buildings

 If companies in the Bay Area do end up coming to the Lathrop because the land is cheaper and far more plentiful they’ll have ...

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It’s a clean win for Manteca comedian

Art comes in many different forms.

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Political hit piece aimed at Manteca councilman along with wife

Richard and Linda Silverman had a bit of a surprise this past week.

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Trump, Clinton differ sharply on gun rights

LOUISVILLE (AP) —Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are courting voters on opposite sides of the gun debate in events that highlight the nation’s deep ...

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Makeov for food nutrition labels

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new look is coming to Nutrition Facts labels on food packages, with more attention to calorie counts and added sugars. And no ...

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San Francisco divided by race

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — First, police fatally shot two minority suspects carrying knives. Then transcripts surfaced showing officers using racial slurs in text messages. Finally, a ...

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Analyst says Brown is wrong about budget deficit projection

SACRAMENTO . (AP) — California’s nonpartisan legislative analyst said Friday that he expects budget surpluses in each of the next four fiscal years, rejecting Gov. Jerry ...

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Trump, Sanders, Clinton storm into Golden State

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Presidential candidates Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will crisscross California in coming days, with the state’s crucial primary election ...

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Wind-driven grass fire burns 2 homes

FAIRFIELD  (AP) — Authorities say a wind-driven grass fire has burned two homes and prompted authorities to evacuate the residents of another 10 homes in a ...

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GRAND SLAM

GRAND SLAM

Ten years this October the first ball was tossed at Big League Dreams — a $30 million sports complex that displaced fields of corn that was ...

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BLD got Manteca into the game

It’s more than simply six softball fields, an indoor soccer arena, and a pair of restaurants.

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Council weans CVB off hotel room taxes

Manteca visitors are expected to spend almost $11 million on hotel rooms — including nearly $1 million in room taxes — in the fiscal year starting July ...

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Lathrop celebrating its diversity today

Lots of cities talk about celebrating cultural differences.

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Ripon bank robber gets 25 to life

A career criminal and bank robber who traumatized Ripon tellers in October of 2009 was sentenced Friday in Merced Superior Court to a term of ...

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Posted: may. 21, 2016 1:15 a.m. | | Ripon bank robber gets 25 to life Comments 0 Comments


Most would struggle to cover $1,000 crisis

NEW YORK (AP) — Two-thirds of Americans would have difficulty coming up with the money to cover a $1,000 emergency, according to an exclusive poll ...

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Wal-Mart results upbeat

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Surprisingly strong sales at Wal-Mart and an optimistic outlook from the world’s largest retailer lifted a pall that settled over much ...

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SHRINKING CLASS SIZE

Kindergarten class sizes will start shrinking in August at 30 Manteca Unified elementary schools.

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