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The Manteca Library hasn’t been expanded since 1977

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Posted: aug. 27, 2016 12:11 a.m. | | MANTECA LIBRARY Comments 0 Comments


Manteca Library expanded in 1977 with aim to serve 32,000

Public libraries with treats such as coffee on the side aren’t a modern creation.

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Posted: aug. 27, 2016 12:10 a.m. | | Manteca Library expanded in 1977 with aim to serve 32,000 Comments 0 Comments


Weaker laws make your mailbox enticing targets

Mail theft in and of itself is a felony.

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Posted: aug. 27, 2016 12:09 a.m. | | Weaker laws  make your mailbox  enticing targets Comments 0 Comments


Ripon takes aim at heart attacks & saving lives

Friends of the Ripon Library are stepping up to save lives by making use of 21st century technology.

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Posted: aug. 27, 2016 12:09 a.m. | | Ripon takes aim at heart attacks & saving lives Comments 0 Comments


Four-lane status for Lathrop Road closer

LATHROP – The next step in widening Lathrop Road to four lanes is now officially complete.

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Posted: aug. 27, 2016 12:09 a.m. | | Four-lane status for Lathrop Road closer Comments 0 Comments


Strict child vaccination law in effect

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge will not immediately block a California law that requires all schoolchildren to be vaccinated and is one of the ...

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Posted: aug. 26, 2016 10:18 p.m. | | Strict child vaccination law in effect Comments 0 Comments


Bullet hits officer’s badge; fleeing suspect dies in fiery wreck

HUNTINGTON BEACH (AP) — A bullet fired by a fleeing domestic violence suspect deflected off a responding police officer’s badge in an exchange of gunfire ...

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Posted: aug. 26, 2016 10:17 p.m. | | Bullet hits officer’s  badge; fleeing suspect  dies in fiery wreck Comments 0 Comments


Judge refuses to suspend California’s assisted death law

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A California judge on Friday rejected a request by physicians to immediately suspend a new state law allowing terminally ill people to ...

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Posted: aug. 26, 2016 10:17 p.m. | | Judge refuses to suspend California’s assisted death law Comments 0 Comments


Brown signs bill banning coal-export funding at ports

SACRAMENTO . (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Friday banning state transportation funding for new coal export terminals.

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Posted: aug. 26, 2016 10:17 p.m. | | Brown signs bill banning  coal-export funding at ports Comments 0 Comments


Tank explodes at SoCal refinery

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A sulfur storage tank exploded Friday at the largest oil refinery in California, sending a chemical cloud into the air and causing ...

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Posted: aug. 26, 2016 10:17 p.m. | | Tank explodes at SoCal refinery Comments 0 Comments


Fant may ask judge to remove DA’s office from case

Will Sam Fant’s attorney make an attempt to get the San Joaquin County District Attorney’s office removed from his case?

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Posted: aug. 26, 2016 1:16 a.m. | | Fant may ask judge  to remove DA’s office from case Comments 0 Comments


Burglary suspects tripped up by their whispers

Manteca Police upset the plan of two suspected commercial burglars shortly before 3 a.m. Thursday when an alarm company heard voices inside the Wash ...

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Posted: aug. 26, 2016 1:16 a.m. | | Burglary suspects tripped up by their whispers Comments 0 Comments


Manteca home fire loss put at $120,000

A predawn fire in a two-story home in the 1300 block of Daniels Street at about 5 a.m. Thursday sent two people to the ...

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Posted: aug. 26, 2016 1:16 a.m. | | Manteca home fire loss put at $120,000 Comments 0 Comments
Run part of Ripon hot air balloon event

Run part of Ripon hot air balloon event

The Ripon Chamber Foundation will be putting on Soaring Over Ripon during the upcoming Labor Day weekend.

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Posted: aug. 26, 2016 1:14 a.m. | | Run part of Ripon hot air balloon event Comments 0 Comments
HOMELESS HEADWAY

HOMELESS HEADWAY

Mike Kelly — the Manteca Police Department’s first community resource officer dedicated to addressing homeless issues — has been in his new position for 30 days.

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Posted: aug. 26, 2016 1:07 a.m. | | HOMELESS HEADWAY Comments 0 Comments


2 nuns killed in Mississippi; signs point to home break-in

DURANT, Miss. (AP) — Two nuns who worked as nurses and helped the poor in rural Mississippi were found slain in their home, perhaps victims of ...

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Posted: aug. 25, 2016 10:09 p.m. | | 2 nuns killed in Mississippi;  signs point to home break-in Comments 0 Comments


University responds to criticism over “#StopWhitePeople2K16”

NEWYORK (AP) — A public university in New York says the #StopWhitePeople2K16 used as the title of a recent training session was chosen for its irony ...

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Posted: aug. 25, 2016 10:09 p.m. | | University responds to criticism  over “#StopWhitePeople2K16”  Comments 0 Comments


Protections imposed for endangered frogs, toads in Sierra Nevada

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two types of yellow-legged frogs, and a kind of toad found in Yosemite National Park, won extra protection Thursday when federal authorities ...

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Posted: aug. 25, 2016 10:09 p.m. | | Protections imposed for  endangered  frogs, toads in Sierra Nevada Comments 0 Comments


Trump-Clinton conspiracy election

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s a conspiracy: The 2016 campaign features one candidate who warned against the “vast right-wing conspiracy” and another who was a ...

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Nonbelievers sue over Penn House’s opening prayers

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A group of people who don’t believe in God filed a federal lawsuit on Thursday seeking to change how prayers are ...

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Posted: aug. 25, 2016 10:04 p.m. | | Nonbelievers  sue over   Penn House’s opening prayers Comments 0 Comments


Brutal killing of girl detailed by authorities

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — On the day Victoria Martens was going to celebrate her 10th birthday, she was found dead in her family’s apartment ...

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Most teens vaping fruity flavors instead of nicotine

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials warn that electronic cigarettes and other vaping devices are poisoning kids with nicotine. But new research suggests that most teens ...

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Posted: aug. 25, 2016 10:03 p.m. | | Most teens vaping fruity flavors instead of nicotine  Comments 0 Comments


Audit IDs state waste, misuse

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California state district engineer approved $3.9 million in payments to the firm that employed the worker’s spouse and the ...

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Posted: aug. 25, 2016 8:45 p.m. | | Audit IDs state waste, misuse Comments 0 Comments


Boy in legal fight dies after ventilator removed

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a swift end to a long legal battle, a brain-dead California toddler died Thursday after being taken off life support.

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Posted: aug. 25, 2016 8:44 p.m. | | Boy in legal  fight dies after  ventilator removed Comments 0 Comments


Activists: Will police be charged in sex scandal?

OAKLAND (AP) — Activists and relatives of a teenage woman at the center of a San Francisco Bay Area police sex scandal say they want to ...

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Posted: aug. 25, 2016 8:44 p.m. | | Activists: Will police be charged in sex scandal? Comments 0 Comments


Judge in Stanford rape case asks for move to civil cases

SAN JOSE (AP) — A California court said Thursday that a judge who was harshly criticized and subjected to a recall campaign for the leniency of ...

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Posted: aug. 25, 2016 8:44 p.m. | | Judge in Stanford rape case asks for move to civil cases Comments 0 Comments


Making a mess along Yosemite Avenue

The clothing drop-off box at Yosemite and Powers avenues in the Dollar General parking lot is a popular spot.

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Posted: aug. 25, 2016 1:08 a.m. | | Making a mess along Yosemite Avenue Comments 0 Comments


2 arrests in mail thefts

Two people that police believe were an integral part of the mail theft ring that has been wreaking havoc on neighborhood postal boxes throughout Manteca ...

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Posted: aug. 25, 2016 12:05 a.m. | | 2 arrests in mail thefts Comments 0 Comments
Lancers celebrate 50 years

Lancers celebrate 50 years

High school homecoming parades, a tradition that continues today in many smaller communities such as Ripon, haven’t graced the streets of Manteca for at ...

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Posted: aug. 25, 2016 12:04 a.m. | | Lancers celebrate 50 years Comments 0 Comments


Auto burglaries up 90.18% so far in Manteca

Serious crime in Manteca — driven primarily by auto burglaries — is up 19.72 percent during the first six months of this year.

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Posted: aug. 25, 2016 12:03 a.m. | | Auto burglaries up 90.18% so far in Manteca Comments 0 Comments


Ripon crime down 3% so far this year

The crime figures are down in the City of Ripon.

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Posted: aug. 25, 2016 12:02 a.m. | | Ripon crime down 3% so far this year Comments 0 Comments


Clinton defends foundation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton defended her family’s charitable foundation on Wednesday against criticism from Donald Trump, saying it had provided more transparency than her ...

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Trump, aiming to widen support, makes pitch to Florida Hispanics

TAMPA, Florida (AP) — Visiting a battleground state he can’t afford to lose, Donald Trump promised Hispanics “a much better life” Wednesday in a Florida ...

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Posted: aug. 24, 2016 9:25 p.m. | | Trump, aiming to widen support, makes pitch to Florida Hispanics Comments 0 Comments


Sen. Manchin mum on EpiPen hikes by daughter’s drug company

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin remained mum Wednesday as a pharmaceutical company run by his daughter faced mounting criticism for hiking ...

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Posted: aug. 24, 2016 9:25 p.m. | | Sen. Manchin mum on EpiPen  hikes by daughter’s drug company Comments 0 Comments


Colorado sheriff accused of sexually assaulting inmate he took to his home

DENVER (AP) — A sheriff in rural Colorado was arrested after being accused of taking a developmentally delayed inmate to his home, sexually assaulting her and ...

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Posted: aug. 24, 2016 9:25 p.m. | | Colorado sheriff accused of sexually assaulting inmate he took to his home Comments 0 Comments

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