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Ex-LA sheriff to plead guilty

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca pleaded guilty Wednesday to lying to federal authorities investigating corruption in the department, a probe that ...

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Panel denies parole RFK’s assassin

SAN DIEGO (AP) — For the 15th time, officials denied parole for Sirhan Sirhan, the assassin of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, after hearing Wednesday from another ...

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Right-to-die advocate O’Donnell dies

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Christy O’Donnell, a single mother with lung cancer who became a prominent figure in the California right-to-die debate, has died. She ...

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Cal Berkeley cash-strapped

BERKELEY (AP) — The University of California, Berkeley, is running a $150 million deficit this year and must undertake a top-to-bottom review of expenses if it ...

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Give Every Child buys books that help combat bullying

A first book of its kind by author Harry E. Pacheco “Gladys Glasses” is being introduced in Give Every Child a Chance after school tutoring ...

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Insurers back proposed California health plan tax

SACRAMENTO  (AP) — Most of California’s health insurance companies said Wednesday they’re supporting Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to restructure a tax on health ...

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Serious crime up in Manteca

Serious crime up in Manteca

Burglaries shot up 21.58 percent in Manteca during 2015.

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FILL UP AT ‘MANTECA’

FILL UP AT ‘MANTECA’

 There’s a new gas station that may be coming to Manteca.

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Three arrested in sidewalk robberies

Three arrested in sidewalk robberies

Three men suspected of robbing Mantecans as they walked on residential sidewalks after dark at three separate locations have been arrested by Manteca Police officers.

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MHS backers: Take care of other needs 1st

The backdrop was fitting.

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Bill is paid but city still cuts off water

Water got cut off Wednesday to 12 apartments at a complex in the 1300 block of East North Street.

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About 20 percent of BART trains have working cameras

OAKLAND  (AP) — Officials with the Bay Area Rapid Transit say only about 20 percent of BART commuter trains have working surveillance cameras.

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Mavericks surf contest set for this Friday

HALF MOON BAY  (AP) — The renowned big-wave competition, Titans of Mavericks, has been set for Friday.

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RECORD YEAR FOR AG

FRESNO  (AP) — A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve ...

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New exhibit for SJ Museum

Kicking off a year-long celebration of its fiftieth year, the San Joaquin County Historical Museum has opened a 9,600-square-foot exhibition on an era that ...

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Doctors Hospital offers education on heart disease

During American Heart Month in February, Doctors Hospital of Manteca will join with the American Heart Association in a comprehensive month-long campaign designed to educate ...

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Bowl-a-thon challenge provides free tutoring

Hundreds of youths and adults are expected to hit the lanes at Manteca Bowl & Family Fun Center in a bid to make a difference in ...

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DHM volunteers offering sdcholsrships

Medically focused college students are being offered scholarships by the Doctors Hospital of Manteca Auxiliary volunteers to help them shoulder the costs of their education ...

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Engineers honor Warren Noteware

The San Joaquin Engineers Council has selected Warren D. (Doug) Noteware of Manteca as the recipient of the 2016 Distinguished Service Award. 

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Looking to hire 200+

Looking to hire 200+

The biggest employer in the South County is looking to hire more than 200 new employees.

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PEOPLE POWER

PEOPLE POWER

The book is titled, “Revolution Revisited: The 1986 Philippine Revolution.”

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Giving up caffeine can be a headache

Want to know the hardest thing about getting healthy?

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Artificial turf at MHS, EU: 8.5 million greenbacks

Get ready for sticker shock.

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Water top topic at GOP forum

A handful of topics were on the table when candidates for political offices ranging from Congress to county supervisor appealed for support at the San ...

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Public safety sales tax revenues stall

Dropping gas prices that in turn have reduced municipal sales tax collected at the pump has stalled growth in the Measure M public sales tax ...

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CSU campuses prep for strike

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The union that represents California State University faculty said Monday it is preparing for a five-day strike at the system’s 23 ...

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Hard times put historic Legion post in jeopardy

STOCKTON —  One of the most historic veterans organizations in California has fallen on hard times and, according to its commander, Danny Wren, the group is ...

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Inmate recaptured after mistaken release

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A murder suspect who was mistakenly released from a Los Angeles jail last month was recaptured Monday in Nevada, authorities said.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities have closed trails at Southern California’s Mount Baldy following the

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities have closed trails at Southern California’s Mount Baldy following the death of the second hiker in less than a week.

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Man on trial for chain- reaction crash that killed police officer

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A prosecutor urged a jury Monday to convict a suburban New York man of vehicular manslaughter, drunken driving and other charges ...

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Beyonce’s Super Bowl show brings both praise and criticism

SANTA CLARA (AP) — A day after the Super Bowl, people are still parsing over each frame from Beyonce’s halftime performance, trying to glean the ...

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Death toll from Taiwan quake hits 34, hunt on for survivors

TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — The death toll from a powerful earthquake that toppled a high-rise apartment building in Taiwan rose to at least 34, according to ...

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Sanders campaign plans clash with political realities

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Bernie Sanders promises voters a “political revolution” that will fundamentally remake the American economy and its education and health care systems.

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Mormon church comes out against Utah medical pot bill

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church has come out against a Utah bill that would allow the medical use of edible pot products, a ...

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Former Seattle IRS agent to face trial on bribery charge

SEATTLE (AP) — A former IRS agent in Seattle is set to face trial this week on accusations that he solicited and received a $20,000 ...

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