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CITY MANAGER LEAVING

CITY MANAGER LEAVING

City Manager Elena Reyes and the Manteca City Council are parting ways on April 14.

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Posted: mar. 29, 2017 1:15 a.m. | | CITY MANAGER LEAVING Comments 1 Comment
MR. TOAD’S WILD RIDE GETTING WILDER

MR. TOAD’S WILD RIDE GETTING WILDER

This may just be “the” year to raft the Lower Stanislaus River.

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Posted: mar. 29, 2017 1:14 a.m. | | MR. TOAD’S WILD RIDE GETTING WILDER Comments 0 Comments


Lathrop faces underground water drought

On Saturday crews from the California Department of Water Resources will conduct what is considered the critical snow survey for gauging the amount of water ...

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Posted: mar. 29, 2017 1:13 a.m. | | Lathrop faces underground water drought Comments 1 Comment


Ripon goes to curbside pickup by appointment

Beginning sometime next month, residents will be able to contact the City of Ripon for home curbside trash pickup.

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Posted: mar. 29, 2017 1:13 a.m. | | Ripon goes to curbside pickup by appointment Comments 0 Comments


Owners install broken glass along top of wall of burned out building

The Sycamore Arms owners have made a point about how homeless are drawn to an attractive nuisance in the form of their two-story downtown boarding ...

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Posted: mar. 29, 2017 1:05 a.m. | | Owners install broken glass along top of wall of burned out building Comments 0 Comments
Jorgensen runs 13.6 miles pursuing her dream

Jorgensen runs 13.6 miles pursuing her dream

Connie Jorgensen — the 70-year-old curator of the Clarence Smit Memorial Museum in Ripon — has spent the past five month training for the Modesto Marathon.

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Posted: mar. 29, 2017 1:05 a.m. | | Jorgensen runs 13.6 miles pursuing her dream Comments 0 Comments
Manteca Unified A+ bus safety

Manteca Unified A+ bus safety

It’s tough if you are a student riding a Manteca Unified school bus to play hooky from school or lollygag after getting off the ...

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Posted: mar. 28, 2017 12:54 a.m. | | Manteca Unified A+ bus safety Comments 0 Comments
IS MANTECA HOLDING ACE?

IS MANTECA HOLDING ACE?

Manteca’s biggest drawing card to luring employers demanding a well-trained workforce may be among the 60,000 plus San Joaquin County commuters driving west ...

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Posted: mar. 28, 2017 12:53 a.m. | | IS MANTECA HOLDING ACE? Comments 1 Comment
Ripon walking to thank first responders

Ripon walking to thank first responders

Police and firefighters in Ripon are the focus of the inaugural First Responders Day this coming Saturday that starts at 8 a.m. with an ...

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Posted: mar. 28, 2017 12:51 a.m. | | Ripon walking to thank first responders Comments 0 Comments


Ripon cuts water use by 47%

The City of Ripon’s water conservation efforts benefitted from a wet February.

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Posted: mar. 28, 2017 12:51 a.m. | | Ripon cuts water use by 47% Comments 0 Comments


Gun drawn on DHM employee arriving for work

A Doctors Hospital employee had a gun put to her head by a man demanding her vehicle as she was reporting for work at 5 ...

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Posted: mar. 28, 2017 12:46 a.m. | | Gun drawn on DHM employee arriving for work Comments 0 Comments


PG&E work requires closures to continue at Lathrop at Harlan

The temporary lane closures at Louise Avenue and Harlan Road will remain in place for a least another week.

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Posted: mar. 28, 2017 12:46 a.m. | | PG&E work requires closures to continue at Lathrop at Harlan Comments 0 Comments


Mayor DeBrum: Manteca also lacks executive style housing

Affordable housing isn’t all that is lacking when it comes to new Manteca neighborhoods.

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Posted: mar. 28, 2017 12:45 a.m. | | Mayor DeBrum: Manteca also lacks executive style housing Comments 0 Comments


Trash talk: Residents irked at extra cart charges

Has the City of Manteca shot itself in the proverbial foot when it comes to solid waste cost recovery?

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Posted: mar. 27, 2017 12:42 a.m. | | Trash talk: Residents irked at extra cart charges Comments 0 Comments


Some balk as Seattle seeks to spend more on homeless

SEATTLE (AP) — Sixteen months after he declared a state of emergency on homelessness, Seattle’s mayor is asking voters in this liberal, affluent city for ...

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Posted: mar. 27, 2017 12:20 a.m. | | Some balk as Seattle seeks  to spend more on homeless Comments 0 Comments


Now what? Options for consumers in flux as health law drama fades

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — As the political drama over health care legislation in Washington fades, the rest of the country faces a more immediate concern ...

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Posted: mar. 26, 2017 6:50 p.m. | | Now what? Options for consumers in flux as health law drama fades Comments 0 Comments


1 dead, 15 injured in nightclub gunfight

CINCINNATI (AP) — A gunfight broke out inside a crowded Cincinnati nightclub early Sunday, leaving one man dead and 15 others wounded after a dispute among ...

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Posted: mar. 26, 2017 6:41 p.m. | | 1 dead, 15 injured in nightclub gunfight Comments 0 Comments


46 dogs saved from being used for food

NEW YORK (AP) — Forty-six dogs were flown to New York from South Korea after being rescued at a farm where they were to be slaughtered ...

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Wall proposal faces many obstacles

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has now laid out exactly what he wants in the “big, beautiful wall” that he’s promised to build on ...

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Blaming conservatives for failure, Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace former President Barack Obama’s health ...

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MJC Jazz band spring concert set for April 10

MODESTO –The Modesto Junior College Department of Music presents the Jazz Band Spring Concert on Monday, April 10, at 7 p.m. in the Main ...

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Posted: mar. 26, 2017 6:20 p.m. | | MJC Jazz band spring concert set for April 10 Comments 0 Comments


MJC offers spring string recital

MODESTO —  Modesto Junior College presents a Spring String Recital on Friday, April 7, at 7 p.m. in the Recital Hall – Music 108 on the ...

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Climate change & interface with ag presentation at MJC

MODESTO – The Modesto Area Partners in Science (MAPS) is offering the presentation “California Agriculture at the Interface of Climate Change” by Amrith Gunasekara, Ph.D ...

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Posted: mar. 26, 2017 6:19 p.m. | | Climate change & interface with ag presentation at MJC Comments 0 Comments
Arlo Guthrie returning to Livermore’s Bankhead

Arlo Guthrie returning to Livermore’s Bankhead

LIVERMORE – Folk music legend Arlo Guthrie returns to the Bankhead Theater with his “Running Down the Road” tour on Thursday, April 13, at 7:30 ...

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Posted: mar. 26, 2017 6:18 p.m. | | Arlo Guthrie returning to Livermore’s Bankhead Comments 0 Comments


UC Berkeley chancellor making $517K took $5,000 in fitness freebies

BERKELEY (AP) — The outgoing leader of the University of California’s Berkeley campus improperly accepted free benefits, mostly related to personal fitness, an investigation found.

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Posted: mar. 26, 2017 5:36 p.m. | | UC Berkeley chancellor making $517K took $5,000 in fitness freebies Comments 0 Comments


Podiatrist who set free throws world record dies at age 94

LONG BEACH  (AP) — A California podiatrist who made history when he shot 2,750 consecutive free throws has died. He was 94.

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Berkeley killing renews debate over use of gender pronouns

BERKELEY (AP) — Pablo Gomez Jr. was a University of California, Berkeley, senior majoring in Latino studies and a prominent campus activist when authorities say he ...

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Posted: mar. 26, 2017 5:35 p.m. | | Berkeley killing renews debate  over use of gender pronouns Comments 0 Comments


Brown vows to fight border wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown likened President Donald Trump to a strongman whose goal of walling off the U.S.-Mexico border conjures other ...

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Posted: mar. 26, 2017 5:35 p.m. | | Brown vows to fight border wall Comments 0 Comments
WHO’S AFRAID OF THE BIG BAD WOLF?

WHO’S AFRAID OF THE BIG BAD WOLF?

So, who is afraid of the big bad wolf?

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Posted: mar. 25, 2017 12:35 a.m. | | WHO’S AFRAID OF THE BIG BAD WOLF? Comments 0 Comments


Is there a bridge over rail tracks in future?

Twice over the past 30 years Manteca’s elected leaders have adopted a goal to have a grade separation over the Union Pacific Railroad tracks ...

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Posted: mar. 25, 2017 12:34 a.m. | | Is there a  bridge over rail tracks in future? Comments 1 Comment


Lenten Taize prayer service to be hosted by St. Paul’s Methodist

St. Paul’s United Methodist Church is hosting this year’s Lenten Taize on Wednesdy, March 29, starting at 7 p.m.

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Posted: mar. 25, 2017 12:34 a.m. | | Lenten Taize prayer  service to be hosted  by St. Paul’s Methodist Comments 0 Comments
Carnival gets jump on street fair

Carnival gets jump on street fair

Sara Lopez didn’t quite know what she was going to do with her kids on Friday afternoon.

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Posted: mar. 25, 2017 12:23 a.m. | | Carnival gets jump on street fair Comments 0 Comments


Street fair carnival opens for 8 day run

Manteca’s 21st edition of the Crossroads of California is a week away but the fun has already begun,

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Posted: mar. 24, 2017 1:27 a.m. | | Street fair carnival opens for 8 day run Comments 0 Comments


Manteca starts shaping vision for year 2040

The last time that the community came together to update the city’s General Plan – the planning document that shapes the city’s goals and ...

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Posted: mar. 24, 2017 1:26 a.m. | | Manteca starts shaping vision for year 2040 Comments 0 Comments
Every 15 Minutes delivers DUI message

Every 15 Minutes delivers DUI message

It was a staged lesson in the horrors of drinking and driving that first responding emergency personnel hope the students of Ripon High School never ...

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Posted: mar. 24, 2017 1:26 a.m. | | Every 15 Minutes delivers DUI message Comments 0 Comments

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