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On last day of summer, snow falling in Sierra

TRUCKEE (AP) — Snow fell in the Sierra Nevada on the last day of summer, giving the towering mountain range shared by California and Nevada a ...

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California hits Gatorade in court for ‘anti -water’ videogame

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — Gatorade has agreed not to make disparaging comments about water as part of a $300,000 settlement reached Thursday with California over allegations ...

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Posted: sep. 21, 2017 8:35 p.m. | | California  hits Gatorade  in court for  ‘anti -water’  videogame Comments 0 Comments


Woman brandishes gun in boutique

WEST HOLLYWOOD (AP) — A woman screaming about Cuba pointed a gun Thursday at employees inside the Kardashian-owned DASH boutique in West Hollywood and returned hours ...

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REALIGNING ATTENDANCE AREAS

REALIGNING ATTENDANCE AREAS

The first Manteca families to feel the impact of new student growth are those who have children currently attending Lincoln, Veritas, Nile Garden and possibly ...

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Ripon seeks funds for bicycle path system work

Ripon seeks funds for bicycle path system work

Imagine a bike path along the Stanislaus River where the west side of Highway 99 is linked to that of the existing ones.

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Posted: sep. 21, 2017 1:41 a.m. | | Ripon seeks funds for bicycle path system work Comments 0 Comments


Dinner Saturday helps officers defray costs for police dogs

Manteca Police dogs are credited with keeping officers and the public safe while at the same time augmenting law enforcement on the streets with invaluable ...

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Posted: sep. 21, 2017 1:38 a.m. | | Dinner Saturday helps officers defray costs for police dogs Comments 0 Comments


Sierra High grad, soccer player dies in accident

Eddie Aguilar-Mendoza was known as “Steady Eddie” on the soccer field.

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Posted: sep. 21, 2017 1:37 a.m. | | Sierra High grad, soccer player dies in accident Comments 0 Comments


Lathrop water use up over 2016 but down from 2013

Even in the midst of one of the hottest months of the year, Lathrop residents are still managing to save water compared to the 2013 ...

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Jake LaMotta the boxer who inspired ‘Raging Bull,’ dies at 95

Jake LaMotta, an iron-fisted battler who brawled his way to a middleweight title and was later memorialized by Robert De Niro in the film “Raging ...

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Posted: sep. 21, 2017 12:33 a.m. | | Jake LaMotta the boxer who inspired ‘Raging Bull,’ dies at 95 Comments 0 Comments
THE HOMELESS EFFORT

THE HOMELESS EFFORT

One thing is for sure when it comes to the homeless in Manteca — or elsewhere for that matter — is that they are always on the ...

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Soroptimist plans ‘meet & greet Saturday for potential members

Soroptimist International of Manteca members are hosting their “Join Us” meet and greet event at Delicato’s Tuscan Room on Saturday Sept. 23, from to ...

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Twin Tunnels fight continues after big jolt from Westlands

FRESNO  (AP) — In California’s long-raging water wars, pitting north against south and farmer against city dweller, the one thing everybody agreed on Wednesday was ...

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Posted: sep. 20, 2017 8:29 p.m. | | Twin Tunnels fight continues after big jolt from Westlands Comments 0 Comments


Judge likely to strike down ballot title for gas tax repeal

SACRAMENTO . (AP) — California’s attorney general wrote a misleading description of a ballot initiative to repeal the recently approved gas tax increase, a judge concluded ...

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Posted: sep. 20, 2017 8:29 p.m. | | Judge likely  to strike down  ballot title for  gas tax repeal Comments 0 Comments


Great Valley Academy suspends 5-year-old for ‘terroristic’ threat

MODESTO  (AP) — The parents of a 5-year-old boy in central California say their son’s school suspended him for a day for allegedly making a ...

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Posted: sep. 20, 2017 8:29 p.m. | | Great Valley Academy suspends 5-year-old  for ‘terroristic’ threat Comments 0 Comments


Lodi skydiver dies from crash injuries

LODI  (AP) — A skydiver who crashed last week in Northern California after a parachute malfunction has died.

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Packed house savors Ripon Arts League concert

Packed house savors Ripon Arts League concert

It was a packed house Tuesday night in the Ripon High multipurpose room with the Ripon Arts League hosting the Gottschalk Music Center Concert Band ...

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Citizens come first now for comments before council

Have a concern dealing with the city?

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Lathrop OKs rules on how pot can be grown in city

It’ll soon no longer be a crime to grow marijuana plants inside of your Lathrop home providing you comply with municipal  rules and obtain ...

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Posted: sep. 20, 2017 1:17 a.m. | | Lathrop OKs rules on how pot can be grown in city Comments 0 Comments


La Nina may visit California during upcoming winter

La Nina — the weather sibling to the usually  precipitation happy El Nino – now has a 62 percent chance of hitting California.

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Posted: sep. 20, 2017 1:17 a.m. | | La Nina may visit California during upcoming winter Comments 0 Comments
ELIMINATE THE SQUEEZES

ELIMINATE THE SQUEEZES

Councilman Richard Silverman wants to put an end to the creation of traffic tourniquets created as Manteca grows.

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Hepatitis A outbreak seen in LA; homeless at great risk

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Public health authorities on Tuesday declared an outbreak of the highly contagious liver disease hepatitis A in Los Angeles County, the third ...

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Posted: sep. 19, 2017 7:10 p.m. | | Hepatitis A outbreak  seen in LA; homeless at great risk Comments 0 Comments


Did CPUC fire whistleblower in PG&E investigation?

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — The former chief administrative law judge at California’s powerful utility regulator said Tuesday she was fired for cooperating with investigators looking into ...

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SJ County sues over Twin Tunnels bond plan

SACRAMENTO — A regionally diverse coalition of Northern California counties, water resource management and flood control agencies, and reclamation and water storage districts filed legal action ...

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Posted: sep. 19, 2017 7:09 p.m. | | SJ County sues over Twin Tunnels bond plan Comments 0 Comments


WESTLANDS SAYS NO TO TWIN TUNNELS

FRESNO  — A group of powerful California farmers pulled their support Tuesday for re-engineering the state’s water system with a pair of massive, $16 billion ...

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Best Buy shares down as it offers muted profit goals

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Best Buy fell Tuesday after the nation’s largest consumer electronics chain outlined long-term profit goals that displeased investors.

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Posted: sep. 19, 2017 7:09 p.m. | | Best Buy shares down as it offers muted profit goals Comments 0 Comments


Health benefit offers from small firmss keep vanishing

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Only half of America’s smallest businesses now offer health coverage to their workers because many say steady cost hikes have ...

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Posted: sep. 19, 2017 7:09 p.m. | | Health benefit offers from  small firmss keep vanishing Comments 0 Comments


Toys R Us joins bankruptcy list

NEW YORK (AP) — In filing for bankruptcy, Toys R Us joins a list of dozens of store chains that have done so already this year ...

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7.1 quake kills 139 as in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A magnitude 7.1 earthquake stunned central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 139 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust ...

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Haitians find ‘Mexican dream’ instead

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Jose Luis Millan found a new crop of star employees at an upscale Tijuana car wash where customers cross the border from ...

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Stanislav Petrov, averted nuclear war, dies at 77

MOSCOW (AP) — Stanislav Petrov, a former Soviet military officer known in the West as “the man who saved the world” for his role in averting ...

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Posted: sep. 19, 2017 7:07 p.m. | | Stanislav Petrov,  averted nuclear  war, dies at 77 Comments 0 Comments


GOP strains for last chance Obamacare repeal votes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Time growing short, President Donald Trump and Republican Senate leaders dove into a frantic hunt for votes Tuesday in a last-ditch effort to ...

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Common Core used widely, despite continuing debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most of the states that first endorsed the Common Core academic standards are still using them in some form, despite continued debate over ...

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Senate GOP tentatively agrees to $1.5T in tax cuts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans are zeroing in on a tax outline that would add about $1.5 trillion to the government’s $20 trillion debt ...

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Posted: sep. 19, 2017 7:07 p.m. | | Senate GOP tentatively  agrees to $1.5T in tax cuts Comments 0 Comments


White man arrested in slayings of 2 black men in Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A 23-year-old white man was arrested Tuesday and accused of cold-bloodedly killing two black men and shooting up a black family ...

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Posted: sep. 19, 2017 7:07 p.m. | | White man arrested in slayings of 2 black men in Louisiana Comments 0 Comments


More protests set for today after quiet night in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Protesters chanting “free our people” gathered outside the jail in downtown St. Louis for more than two hours to show solidarity with ...

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Posted: sep. 18, 2017 11:58 p.m. | | More protests set for today after quiet night in St. Louis Comments 0 Comments

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