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Rancor over development, crime shadow mayor’s race

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s toughest competitor in his campaign for a second term might not be another candidate.

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Posted: feb. 26, 2017 6:19 p.m. | | Rancor over development,  crime shadow mayor’s race Comments 0 Comments


Large sewage spill in Tijuana, Mexico, flows north of border

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Officials in Southern California are crying foul after more than 140 million gallons of raw sewage spilled into the Tijuana River in ...

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Posted: feb. 26, 2017 6:18 p.m. | | Large sewage spill in Tijuana,  Mexico, flows north of border Comments 0 Comments


Celebrities launch pot brands

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Country singer Willie Nelson, the children of the late reggae icon Bob Marley and comedian Whoopi Goldberg are just a few of ...

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RAW SEWAGE IN RIVER?

RAW SEWAGE IN RIVER?

Could a surge of partially treated wastewater – essentially raw sewage – be soon coming down the San Joaquin River?

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Posted: feb. 25, 2017 1:16 a.m. | | RAW SEWAGE IN RIVER? Comments 0 Comments
Business owner says thanks to workers

Business owner says thanks to workers

Frank Teixeira was doing what he always does at 6 a.m. on Wednesday – cutting meat and making sure that everything is ready for a ...

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Pension costs may crush city budgets

Pension payments for the City of Manteca’s municipal workforce is project to go up $13.6 million through 2025 eclipsing projected salary increases by ...

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Don Pedro told to cut releases by Army Corps

Turlock Irrigation District wants to continue releasing more water out of the Don Pedro Reservoir sending it down the Tuolumne River and into the San ...

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Man who rushed police with knife on Highway 99 dies

A Manteca man who witnesses said charged police officers with a knife in the northbound lanes of Highway 99 on Feb. 10 died from his ...

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US government ends detention contract with California city

SANTA ANA  (AP) — The federal government is ending a contract to house immigration detainees in a Southern California city that recently declared itself a sanctuary ...

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Ex-LA sheriff with Alzheimer’s faces trial on corruption counts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca went on trial on federal corruption charges Friday stripped of a ceremonial badge and unable ...

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Posted: feb. 25, 2017 12:52 a.m. | | Ex-LA sheriff with Alzheimer’s faces trial  on corruption counts Comments 0 Comments
GO NUTS IN RIPON

GO NUTS IN RIPON

It’s not too hard to figure out why the Ripon Almond Blossom Festival today, Saturday and Sunday is a perennial favorite not just for ...

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Hit & run leads to DUI citation

A southbound motorist allegedly under the influence of alcohol reportedly sideswiped a motorist’s vehicle at about 7 p.m. Thursday in the 400 block ...

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FIGHT AGAINST RIVER GOES ON

FIGHT AGAINST RIVER GOES ON

The evacuation order for the areas south of Woodward Avenue and west of S. Airport Way has been lifted.

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STARS volunteers help in flood zone

STARS volunteers help in flood zone

R. Tod Ruse stopped a black pickup truck trying to go past the road closure sign at the South Airport Court entrance. After being informed ...

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City explores options for golf pro shop

The staff that helped the late Alan Thomas run the Manteca Golf Course play and driving ranges will be in place through at least June ...

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CCC CREWS TACKLE BOILS

CCC CREWS TACKLE BOILS

For a short while on Wednesday Airport Way was closed to traffic in both directions at Division Road as crews moved equipment from one trouble ...

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MONEY FOR STREET REPAIRS

MONEY FOR STREET REPAIRS

The latest plan to raise money for California’s deteriorating roads could send $2.5 million annually to Manteca to upgrade streets riddled with cracks ...

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Posted: feb. 23, 2017 1:01 a.m. | | MONEY FOR STREET REPAIRS Comments 1 Comment
Embezzlement costs business big bucks

Embezzlement costs business big bucks

Stephen Taylor has seen his fair share of small business folks get duped out of their life savings, homes, health insurance and their retirement plan.

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Time to tap budget brakes for MUSD

Get ready for a Manteca Unified School District spending slowdown.

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Non-profits step up efforts to help homeless

When Mike Kelly started working to help get homeless people off Manteca’s streets, he started a logbook.

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Posted: feb. 23, 2017 12:59 a.m. | | Non-profits step up efforts to help homeless Comments 1 Comment


Collection dropped in favor of residents using drop off point

The City of Ripon’s Spring Cleanup Program is about to change.

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FARMERS SAVE THE DAY

FARMERS SAVE THE DAY

In the end, it wasn’t a state agency that saved the day and kept a section of the levee behind Hays Road from blowing ...

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DENHAM LOOKS TO HELP

DENHAM LOOKS TO HELP

Congressman Jeff Denham — who has helped local agencies get the federal government to look at fish predation on the Stanislaus River instead of just releasing ...

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Permits needed to access secured evacuation areas

Permits to access restricted areas falling under the mandatory flood evacuation in south Manteca are being made available all day today at the Lathrop-Manteca Fire ...

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The levee is breaking, so who do you call? Not the government

A levee along a waterway that the State of California has jurisdiction is being breached. Who do you call for help while you scramble like ...

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Posted: feb. 22, 2017 12:53 a.m. | | The levee is breaking, so who do you call? Not the government Comments 0 Comments
New speed for Woodward: 30 mph from Union to Airport

New speed for Woodward: 30 mph from Union to Airport

In the coming days the speed on Woodward Avenue between Union Road and Airport Way will be set at  30 mph.

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Posted: feb. 22, 2017 12:51 a.m. | | New speed for Woodward: 30 mph from Union to Airport Comments 0 Comments


Proposals sought for Colony Oak work

Reconstruction plans for Colony Oak Elementary School are currently at the Division of State Architects office in Sacramento.

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Posted: feb. 22, 2017 12:51 a.m. | | Proposals sought for Colony Oak work Comments 0 Comments
EMERGENCY EVACUATION

EMERGENCY EVACUATION

They say that farmers can patch anything.

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Posted: feb. 21, 2017 1:08 a.m. | | EMERGENCY EVACUATION Comments 0 Comments
Art show is part of Almond Blossom Festival

Art show is part of Almond Blossom Festival

The annual Mary Lou Tornell Art Show opened Monday afternoon as part of the Ripon Almond Blossom Almond Blossom Festival drawing some 42 entries in ...

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Posted: feb. 21, 2017 1:06 a.m. | | Art show is part of Almond Blossom Festival Comments 0 Comments
It’s 1997 all over again

It’s 1997 all over again

It’s 1997 all over again to many South Manteca residents with the all-familiar words. Levee break. Mandatory evacuation. Flooding.

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HERE IT COMES

It is coming.

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Hotel reducing rates for evacuees from S. Manteca

The Hampton Inn at Orchard Valley was ready for flood evacuees from south of Manteca after officers went door to door asking rural residents to ...

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Posted: feb. 21, 2017 12:50 a.m. | | Hotel reducing rates for evacuees from S. Manteca Comments 0 Comments


A quick look at what’s happening

The situation involving the integrity of the San Joaquin River levees and the impacts that is creating as  of 12:01 a.m. this morning

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Posted: feb. 21, 2017 12:50 a.m. | | A quick look at  what’s happening Comments 0 Comments


Panhandle con: Elderly Fresno ‘resident’ keeps getting stuck in Manteca

Ten days ago Mike —a Bulletin reader — called about being played by any elderly woman panhandling.

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Posted: feb. 20, 2017 12:28 a.m. | | Panhandle con: Elderly Fresno ‘resident’ keeps getting stuck in Manteca Comments 0 Comments


McCorvey, at center of abortion ruling, dies

DALLAS (AP) — Norma McCorvey, whose legal challenge under the pseudonym “Jane Roe” led to the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision that legalized abortion ...

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Posted: feb. 19, 2017 6:39 p.m. | | McCorvey, at center of abortion ruling, dies Comments 0 Comments

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